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Mabel L. Ehrenberg, 104, of Glencoe

Mabel Ehrenberg

Mabel Louise Ehrenberg, 104, of Glencoe, died Friday, April 22, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care.
 
Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 26, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe with the Rev. Ronald Mathison officiating. Dawn Wolter was the organist. Soloist Dennis Wolter sang “Amazing Grace.” Congregational hymns were “Abide With Me” and “What a Friend We Have in Jesus.”
 
Casket bearers were Randy Ehrenberg, Steve Ehrenberg, Mark Storms, Jarred Ehrenberg, Andy Storms, Mark Steffens, Chad Kohlmeyer and Kim Anderson.
 
Interment was in the church cemetery.
 
Mabel Louise Ehrenberg was born March 27, 1912, in Hamburg, the daughter of John and Maria (Klanche) Dreier. She was baptized as an infant on April 7, 1912, by the Rev. H.J. Bouman at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Hamburg, and was confirmed in her faith as a youth on May 21, 1925, by the Rev. Dysterheft, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Helen Township. She received her education at the Helen Township parochial school.
 
On Dec. 20, 1931, she was united in marriage to Ervin Ehrenberg by the Rev. Dysterheft at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Helen Township. They made their home on the Ehrenberg family farm near Schilling Lake until the late 1960s, when they moved to Glencoe. Their marriage was blessed with two children, Duane and Diane. The couple shared 51 years of marriage before Mr. Ehrenberg’s death on June 1, 1983.
 
In addition to being a loving wife, mother and homemaker, Mrs. Ehrenberg helped on the farm. After moving to Glencoe, she also worked at Tonka Toys, Bongards Creamery and did house cleaning. She was an active member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe.
 
Mrs. Ehrenberg enjoyed gardening, fishing, playing cards and her trips to the cabin. She treasured the time spent with her friends and family, especially her grandchildren.
 
She is survived by her children, Duane (Romane) Ehrenberg of Norwood Young America and Diane Sellnow of Grand Rapids; grandchildren, Randy (Bobbie) Ehrenberg of Norwood Young America, Steve Ehrenberg of Norwood Young America, Patt (Mark) Storms of Norwood Young America and Kim Anderson of Ironton; great-grandchildren, Aleisha (Chad) Kohlmeyer, Jarred Ehrenberg, Andy (Tyra) Storms, Jessica (Mark) Steffens, Ashley Anderson, Anna Loehrs and Betsy Loehrs; great-great-grandchildren, Holden, Eaven and Sullivan Kohlmeyer, Lydia and Claire Storms, and Anthony Steffens; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
 
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Maria Dreier; husband, Ervin Ehrenberg; grandson, Shawn Loehrs; and brothers, John Dreier and Alvin Dreier.
 
Arrangements were with the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe. Online obituaries and guest book are available at www.hantge. com.