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Stanley Mehlhaff

August 31, 1947 — March 28, 2020

Stanley Paul Mehlhaff was one of two children born to Paul O. and Rebecca (Weisser) Mehlhaff, Sunday, August 31, 1947 on a farm in Hutchison County, near Tripp, SD. He was baptized October 30, 1947. Stanley’s father was a farmer and his mother was a housewife. Stanley lived at home until the age of seven when he moved to SDDC-Redfield. He moved to Yankton April 3, 2003 where he lived and received services at Ability Building Services.
One of Stan’s favorite things to do was sing his favorite songs from Johnny Cash. Stanley had a wonderful singing voice and everyone enjoyed hearing him sing. He also enjoyed quoting his favorite television shows such as Red Skelton, Petty Coat Junction and Lawrence Welk. Stan liked the classic Disney shows and movies such as Mickey Mouse Club and Snow White. Stanley liked trains, especially the whistle of the train. Stan loved going for rides especially on nice days. He also loved going out to eat with his friends. He enjoyed visits from his sister and brother-in-law, Syrolla and Marvin. Stan had a wonderful smile that could brighten anyone’s day. He would give hugs to the special people in his life.
Stanley Paul Mehlhaff, age 72 of Yankton, died Saturday, March 28, 2020 at Sister James Care Center in Yankton.
He is survived by one nephew Ken (Lori) Haase of Parkston, SD; two nieces Cindy (Mark) Coe of Grand Island, Nebraska and Jo Auch of Pierre, SD; and all of his friends and family at ABS.
Stanley was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Rebecca and his sister, Syrolla (Marvin) Haase.

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Private graveside service

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Friedens Reformed Church Cemetery

, Tripp, SD 57376

Those wishing to attend may be present at the cemetery but must remain in their vehicles. Once the family has left the area, individuals will be allowed to pay their respects, individually.

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