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Juhl, Elinor Kathrine (Christensen) (1927 - 2024)


Posted By: Denise Wurner (email)
Date: 4/22/2024 at 16:43:10

Name of deceased: Elinor Kathrine Juhl (nee Christensen)

Aged: 96 yrs, 9 mo

Residence: Elm Crest Senior Living, Harlan, Shelby County, IA

Born: July 5, 1927; rural Marne, Cass County, IA

Died: April 5, 2024; Myrtue Medical Center, Harlan, Shelby County, IA

Funeral services: Saturday, April 20, 2024; United Church of Manilla, Manilla, IA; burial was in the Nishnabotna Cemetery, Manilla, IA

Survived by: Daughters, Marilyn Rand (fiancé, Neil Lange) of Omaha, NE, Lu Ann McKinley of Manilla, IA, Ellen (spouse, Bill) White of Omaha, NE, and Holly (spouse, Carlin) Jensen of San Jose, CA; 18 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Lisa Potthoff of West Des Moines, IA; nieces; nephews; other family members and friends

Predeceased by: Parents, Andrew M and Esther Belle (nee Kemp) Christensen; husband, Daniel Juhl; sons, Roger Juhl and Dan Juhl; daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Don Bockelmann; grandson, Kyle Juhl; brothers and sister-in-law, Valen Christensen (and spouse, Arlene) and Homer John Christensen

Education: Attended rural school at Brighton Township #2 (Washington County, IA), Harlan Lincoln Township #8 (Shelby County, IA), Defiance (IA) Public School and graduated from Harlan (IA) High School, Class of 1944

Religious affiliation: Member, United Church of Manilla (IA), where she was a member of the Mary Martha Bible Study, taught Sunday School, and supported the GASP (God After School Program) of the United Church

Military service: n/a

Marriage: Daniel “Russ” Juhl; April 5, 1946; the Methodist Church, Atlantic, Cass County, IA

Employment: After completing high school, she taught at Rabbit Hollow County Schools, Shelby County, IA for 2 years. In addition, she contributed to farm life and excelled as a homemaker.

Hobbies/Interests: Member, Friendly Farmers Club; enjoyed gardening, nurturing vegetables, flowers, and houseplants; crocheting; sewing

Sources: knodfm.com; foutsfuneralhome.com


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