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Radloff, Marilyn Mae (Heins) Tehel --- 1924-2013


Posted By: IA GenWeb Volunteer
Date: 4/27/2013 at 15:15:46

Marilynn Radloff, Monona, Iowa, March 6, 2013

Marilynn M. (Heins) Tehel Radloff, 88, of Monona, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at the Good Samaritan Nursing Center in Postville, Iowa.

Marilynn Mae, the daughter of Leo and Mabel (Meyer) Heins, was born October 6, 1924 in Postville, Iowa. She was baptized November 30, 1924 and confirmed November 13, 1938 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Postville. Marilynn graduated with the Class of 1942 from Postville High School.

Marilynn was united in marriage with Frank Tehel on January 13, 1945 at the St. Paul Lutheran Chapel in Postville. Frank and Marilynn farmed south of Postville until 1959, when they moved into Postville. They owned and operated Frank’s Recreation and Frank’s Red Lantern Restaurant until 1976.

Frank preceded her in death on September 16, 1977.

Marilynn then owned and operated Marilynn’s Fashion Tree in Postville, until she was united in marriage with Elmer Radloff on October 22, 1984 at the St. Paul Lutheran Chapel. After her marriage to Elmer, she moved to Monona. She worked at the Greenhouse in Monona and made potato salad for Wilke’s IGA and Moore’s Store.

Elmer preceded her in death on January 11, 2007.

Marilynn was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Postville and St. Paul Lutheran Church in Monona. She had been active in the church circles and had taught Sunday School. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, cooking, playing cards, and spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoyed spending time at their cabin on the river.

Marilynn is survived by her 4 children: Frank Tehel of Virginia Beach, Virginia; Sherrie Tehel of Monona; Reggie (Jane) Tehel of Clive and Sally (Barney) Bromelkamp of Monona; her stepson, Charles (Wanda) Radloff of Palm Coast, Florida; and her step daughter-in-law, Jacque Radloff of Monona; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one brother, Don Heins of Luana; and 2 sisters, Ramona (Clarence) Everman of Monona; and Dorothy (Ray) Suckow of Postville.

Marilynn was preceded in death by her two husbands, Frank and Elmer; her parents; one son, Leo Tehel; one stepson, Loren Radloff; and one daughter-in-law, Beverly Tehel.

Visitation will be Sunday, March 10, 2013 from 2 – 6 p.m. at the Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Monona, Iowa and one hour before services at the church on Monday.

Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 11, 2013 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Postville, Iowa with Rev. Steve Brackett as the Officiant.

Burial to follow at the Postville Cemetery, Postville, Iowa.

Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service is helping the family with the arrangements.

Funeral brochure.


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