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Myra E. Templin, 87

Myra Emilie Templin, age 87, of Fergus Falls, died Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at Broen Home in Fergus Falls.

Funeral services will take place Monday, July 9 at 2 p.m. at Light and Life Auditorium of the Broen Home in Fergus Falls, with visitation one hour prior to the service at the Broen Home. The Rev. Ken Austin will officiate at the services, with interment in First Lutheran Cemetery in Glencoe.

Arrangements are being handled by Glende-Nilson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls; condolences may be sent to: www.GlendeNilson.com.

Myra was born April 12, 1925, to Walter and Mary (Neske) Jaekel at Waconia. She grew up near Waconia and received her education at District 34.

Myra and Elmer Templin were united in marriage May 26, 1948, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Waconia. The couple made their home on their farm north of Plato.

They dairy farmed until 1990, when they retired but remained on the farm. Following retirement, they enjoyed each other’s company at the cabin on Augusta Lake.

Elmer passed away April 26, 2006. Shortly after, Myra moved to Orchard Estates in Glencoe, where she lived until May 2009, when she moved to Fergus Falls.

Myra enjoyed playing bingo, cards and dice; doing crafts at Mill Street Residence with the children, visiting, and having coffee with other residents. She liked to joke around with the nurses and doctors.

In addition to her husband, Elmer, Myra was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Mary Jaekel; one brother, Leslie Jaekel; and one sister, Ella Schmeckpepper.

She is survived by her children, Mark (Maie) Templin of Fergus Falls, Brian (Janice) Templin of Sauk Rapids, and Cindy (Keith) Latzke of Lester Prairie; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Marcella (James) Renke of Waconia; and brothers Orville Jaekel of North Carolina, and Waldo Jaekel of Watertown.