Lorna M. Haeflinger (1923-2011)

2011-04-17T06:00:00Z Lorna M. Haeflinger (1923-2011) Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
April 17, 2011 6:00 am

ELMA - Lorna Mae Clara Haeflinger, 87, of Elma, died Thursday, April 14, at Mercy Medical Center in New Hampton.

She was born May 21, 1923, daughter of Augustus and Elsie Ladwig Leitz in Elma. She married Earl Haeflinger June 30, 1945. He died in October 1995.

She graduated from Elma High School. The couple worked on the family farm. She was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church.

Survived by: seven children, Lorna Ann of Elma, Rick (Jane) of Rochester, Minn., Earl (Julie) of Aurora, Colo., John (Sharon) of Perrysburg, Ohio, Jim (Bev) of Alta Vista, JoAnn (Robert) Ridgway of Minneapolis and Roger (Hattie) of Columbus, Ohio; 15 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

Preceded in death by: her husband; a sister; and four brothers.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Peter Lutheran Church, with burial in Howard Cemetery, both in Elma. Public visitation from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Conway-Kolbet Funeral Home, Elma, and will continue for an hour before services Tuesday at the church.

Condolences may be left at www.conway-kolbetfuneralhome.com.

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