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Luella E. Lehner, 78

Luella E. “Lue” Lehner, age 78, of Winsted, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.

Funeral services for Luella will take place Friday, Dec. 11 at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winsted. The Reverend Dave Hormann will officiate. Interment will follow at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Farming Township 2 p.m.

A visitation at the church will take place from 9 a.m. until the time of services.

Casket bearers will be Cameron and Emily Lehner, Brandon and Heather Smith, Brant Mangrich, Rian Mangrich, Collin Lehner, Kira Frisbie, and Treyton Frisbie.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to a charity of choice.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to www.chilsonfuneralhome.com.

Lue was born March 26, 1942, in Collegeville Township, Stearns County, the daughter of John and Hildegard (Arceneau) Lemke.

Luella was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Farming Township.

She attended Avon School District 140, and later graduated from St. Cloud Technical High School.

Luella E. Lemke and Kenneth O. Lehner were joined in holy marriage Nov. 18, 1961, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Farming Township, Stearns County, by Reverend Gene Merrill. God blessed their marriage with three sons.

She was a faithful member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winsted and belonged to L.W.M.L.

Luella is survived by her loving children: Jeff (Patty) Lehner of Waverly, Brian (Cindy) Lehner of Hayward, WI, and Tim (Catherine) Lehner of Mayer; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; siblings: Betty (Dave) Klug, Stella Bredeck, Carol (Lloyd) Brix, Sue (Jerry) Funk, Kevin (Marlene) Lemke, and LuAnn (Joe) Funk; many other relatives, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband: Kenneth, April 21, 2020; parents; and brothers: infant Eugene Lemke, Carly, David, and James Lemke.

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