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Marian B. Eichhorn, 89

Jan 31, 2011

Marian B. Eichhorn

Elmore – Marian B. Eichhorn, age 89, of Elmore, died Jan. 25, 2011, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center, Blue Earth.

Funeral Services were held Jan. 29, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, in Elmore. Burial followed at Riverview Cemetery, Elmore. Visitation was from 9 a.m. until the service at the church. Patton Funeral Home and Cremation Service assisted the family with the arrangements.

Marian was born Dec. 4, 1921, on the family farm in Elmore. She was the daughter of Ted and Frieda (Boettcher) Ziegler. She was raised and educated in Elmore where she was baptized Jan. 1, 1922, and confirmed April 14, 1935. She was a 1940 graduate of Elmore High School and has been a longstanding member of Trinity Lutheran Church, in Elmore. Marian married Donald Eichhorn Sept. 1, 1942. The couple enjoyed their children, grandchildren and traveling to Florida in the winter. She enjoyed her friends and relatives in the Elmore farming community where she was well known for her generous heart and kind spirit.

She will be missed by her son, Gary (Gloria) Eichhorn, of Elmore; daughters, Rosemary Dahl, of Northfield, and Gloria (Dale) Luckow, of Evergreen, Colo.; sister, Maxine (Ronald) Lawrence, of Blue Earth; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Donald, in 2004; and son-in-law, Dick Dahl.

Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com