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Margie May Levenhagen Achlien
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Birth: May 21, 1929
Death: Apr. 29, 2009

Margie May Schlein, 79, Monona, Iowa, died Wednesday, April 29, 2009, at the Good Samaritan Center, Postville, Iowa, following a brief illness. Margie was born on May 21, 1929, rural Monona, Iowa, to Christian and Emma (Kiester) Levenhagen. She graduated from Monona High School and received her teacher's certificate from Luther College. After receiving her teacher's certificate, Margie taught country school for two years.

Margie was united in marriage to Burton "Pete" Schlein on August 5, 1948, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Monona, Iowa. Four children were born to this union. Margie and Pete farmed together for many years north of Luana, Iowa, and east of Monona, Iowa. She enjoyed babysitting, baking cakes, doing crafts, gardening and quilting.

She took great pride in teaching Sunday school for thirty-five years at St. John Lutheran Church in Luana, Iowa. Margie loved spending time with her grandchildren and always looked forward to their frequent visits.

Survivors include four children, Douglas (Connie) Schlein, Monona, Cynthia (Jerry) Niehaus, Guttenberg, Daryl (Mary) Schlein, Monona, Sheryl (Mark) Minnier, Monona; eight grandchildren, Darin Schlein, Timothy Schlein (Bridget Gorman), Candice Schlein, Laurie Schlein (fiancÚ, Jonathan Oddo), Mary Minnier, Carrie Niehaus, Michael Minnier, Emily Schlein; eight siblings, Donald Levenhagen, Monona, Mary (Milton) Turner, Waukon, Helen Harbach, San Diego, CA, Darlene (Marvin) Miller, McGregor, Edna (Charles) Patrick, La Jolla, CA, Agnes Tesar, Prairie du Chien, WI, Harvey (JoLena) Levenhagen, Monona, Lillian Eldreth, Asheboro, NC and many nieces and nephews.

Margie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Pete, on February 15, 2008, and one sister, Lovina Timmerman.
Monona Cemetery
Clayton County
Iowa, USA
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Record added: Apr 30, 2009
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Margie May <i>Levenhagen</i> Achlien
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Margie May <i>Levenhagen</i> Achlien
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May The Lord bless you and keep you. May The Lord shine His face upon you and be gracious unto you. May The Lord lift up His countenance upon you and give you peace. Amen!
- Gerhardt Leffler
 Added: Jun. 29, 2009

- Marcia Bollman Harris -homebodytwo
 Added: Apr. 30, 2009

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