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Elisabeth "Liz" Rempel Heffele
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Birth: Apr. 8, 1923
Blaine County
Montana, USA
Death: Aug. 5, 2012
Mountain Lake
Cottonwood County
Minnesota, USA

Married Friederich "Fred" Reinhardt Heffele on 7 April 1973 in Cottonwood County


Elisabeth Heffele

Elisabeth "Liz" Heffele, age 89 of Mountain Lake, died Sunday, August 5, 2012 at The Good Samaritan Village of Mountain Lake, MN.

A Memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, August 11, 2012 at Lakeview Gospel Church in Mountain Lake, the Reverend Merwin Dick officiating.

Visitation will begin one hour before the service.

A private interment is at Klaassen Cemetery in Delft, MN at a later time.

Elisabeth was born on April 8, 1923 in Chinook, Montana to Peter P. and Anna (Klaassen) Rempel. She was baptized at Immanuel Mennonite Church in Delft and attended school in District #32 through the 8th grade.

On April 7, 1973 Elisabeth married Fred Heffele at Immanuel Mennonite Church. He died on May 6, 1976. From 1961-1971, Liz worked at Jansen Produce. She retired from Toro in 1988 after working in the Windom plant for 16 and a half years.

In her earlier years, Liz enjoyed working in her garden and flowerbeds. She loved to bake and cook, especially to give special goodies during the holidays.

Elisabeth Heffele is survived by her step-children: Loretta (Myron) Hanson, Hendricks, Norma (Lowell) Koenig, Stillwater, Judi Garbers, Truman, Gary (Carol) Heffele, Lake Benton, and Charles "Chuck" (Mary Ann) Heffele, Butterfield, 15 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband, step-daughter Marjean Mathistad, four sisters, seven brothers, and three grandchildren.

--From Sturm Funeral Home Website


Family links: 
  Peter P. Rempel (1879 - 1954)
  Anna Klaassen Rempel (1881 - 1962)
  Cornelius Peter Rempel (1912 - 1990)*
  Dietrich Rempel (1921 - 1986)*
  Elizabeth Rempel Heffele (1923 - 2012)*
  Elisabeth Rempel Heffele (1923 - 2012)
  Martin Rempel (1925 - 1926)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Current sexton, Jo Nickel, remembers her burial but not details and she is on the plot map.
Klassen Cemetery
Mountain Lake
Cottonwood County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Lot 61
Maintained by: S. Curry
Originally Created by: MarillaW
Record added: Aug 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75083207
Elisabeth Liz <i>Rempel</i> Heffele
Added by: MarillaW
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