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 Elizabeth “Liz” <I>Rempel</I> Heffele

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Elizabeth “Liz” Rempel Heffele

  • Birth 8 Apr 1923 Chinook, Blaine County, Montana, USA
  • Death 5 Aug 2012 Mountain Lake, Cottonwood County, Minnesota, USA
  • Burial Mountain Lake, Cottonwood County, Minnesota, USA
  • Memorial ID 95159926

Father: Peter P. Rempel 1879-1954
Mother: Anna Klaassen 1881-1962

Baptized: Immanuel Mennonite Church in Delft, MN
Married: Immanuel Mennonite Church in Delft, MN, to Fred Rinehart Heffele

Children: Loretta, Marjean, Norma, Judith, Gary, Charles.

Siblings: Anna B., Marie, Peter K., Sarah, Cornelius P., John P., Jacob, Henry K., Helena, Dietrich "Duke", *.*, Martin.

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) Remple. 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.

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  • Created by: Dennis Quiring
  • Added: 11 Aug 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 95159926
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth “Liz” Rempel Heffele (8 Apr 1923–5 Aug 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 95159926, citing Klassen Cemetery, Mountain Lake, Cottonwood County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Dennis Quiring (contributor 47340753) .