Delores Kiehne, 90, of Mabel
Thursday, August 07, 2014 10:31 AM
Delores L. Kiehne, 90, of Mabel and formerly of Lanesboro and Harmony, died Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Green Lea Senior Living in Mabel.
She was born Sept. 20, 1923, in Lanesboro to Oscar and Alice (Myron) Blagsvedt.
She graduated from the Lanesboro High School in 1941.
On June 20, 1948, she married Frank Kiehne in Ostrander. They lived in Harmony where he built houses until 1953 when they bought a farm near Lanesboro. They farmed there until 1977 when they moved to the Big Springs Valley. In 1988 they moved to Preston where they lived until 2007 when they moved to Mabel. Her husband died on Jan. 29, 2009.
She enjoyed rummage sales, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and attending family reunions and gatherings.
She is survived by four sons, Gary (Marisol) of Novato, Calif., Mike (Mary) of Decorah, Iowa, Mark (Karin) of Ettrick, Wis., and Steve (Mary Jo) of Elgin; two daughters, Patricia (Ralph) Bernau of Preston and Diane (Oscar) Armstrong of Harmony; 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
A prayer service was held at Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel on Wednesday, Aug. 6. Interment took place on Thursday, Aug. 7, in the Big Springs Cemetery.