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Verna O. Feltmann

Verna O. Feltmann, age 86, of Norwood Young America, died Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2002, at Elim Home in Watertown.

She was born March 8, 1916, in Camden Township Carver County, the daughter of William and Bertha (nee Lemke) Mielke.

Verona was baptized April 2, 1916, at St. Mark Lutheran Church, New Germany, by Rev. Theo Rolf, and confirmed April 13, 1930, at St. Mark Lutheran Church, New Germany, also by Rev. Rolf.

Verona was married to Edward Feltmann at St. Mark Lutheran Church, New Germany, by Rev. Meyer.

She was a loving mom, grandma, and great-grandma. She and Eddie lived in Young American most of their married life and both worked and retired from Tonka Toys.

Many vacations were spent at a cabin and fishing. Some vacations took them to California, Colorado, Idaho, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, and Wyoming.

Verona was preceded in death by her husband Edward "Eddie" Feltmann, brothers Arthur, Erwin, Herbert, and Roland Mielke; sisters Elda Mielke, Elsie Pawelk, Gerda Unglaub.

She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law Janet and Steven Bromberg of Monticello, Joan and Wayne Lehrke of Norwood Young American, Jean and Dan Stender of Norwood Young America; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She is further survived by sisters-in-law and brother-in-law Gladys Mielke of New Germany, Sylvia Mielke of Hutchinson, Marvin Kohls of Norwood Young America; and nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Funeral services were Saturday, Dec. 14, 2002, at 11 a.m., at St. John's Lutheran Church, Norwood Young America with Rev. Scott Gustafson and Rev. David Winter officiating.

Interment was at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery.

Casketbearers were Steven Bromberg, Mark Bromberg, Wayne Lehrke, Carter Lehrke, Dan Stender, Aaron Stender, John Piotraschke.

Honorary casketbearers were Cheryl Piotraschke, Kari Metteer, Heather Lehrke, Amy Johnston, Amber Stender, and Angela Stender.

Arrangements were made by Johnson Funeral Home, Waconia.

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