Blue Earth Marjorie Joyce (Ihle) Bengtson, age 83, of Blue Earth, passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at St. Luke's Lutheran Care Center.
Funeral Services were held Jan. 14, 2013, at First Baptist Church in Blue Earth. The Rev. Joel DeNeui officiated. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Elmore, at a later date. Patton Funeral Home & Cremation Service assisted the family with the arrangements.
She was born Feb. 15, 1929, at Minneapolis, the daughter of Harry and Irene (Champ) Heldt.
She is survived by her son, Lyle Ihle, of Elmore; daughters, Diane Frey, of Athol, Mass., and DeDe Preston (Allan Hummell), of Delano; daughter-in-law, Kathy Ihle, of Burnsville; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and sisters-in-law, Sharon Heldt, of Brooklyn Center, Betty Heldt, of Bloomington, Arlene Holm, of Blue Earth, and Shirley Ihle, of Blue Earth.
Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com