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Mildred P. Lindemann, 91, of Gaylord

Mildred Pearl Lindemann, 91, of Gaylord, died Saturday, May 16, 2015, at Oak Terrace Assisted Living in Gaylord.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 20, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Brownton with the Rev. R. Allan Reed officiating. Norma Witte was the organist. Congregational hymns were “The Old Rugged Cross,” “My Faith Looks Up to Thee” and “Nearer, My God, to Thee.” Her grandchildren sang “Jesus Loves Me.”
Casket bearers were her grandchildren, Michael Lindemann, Curt Brockoff, Jason Lobitz, Harlan Schauer, Rodney Rettig and Laura Speiss.
Interment was in the Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery in Brownton.
Mildred Pearl Lindemann was born Sept. 17, 1923, in Glencoe Township, McLeod County. She was the daughter of Emil and Edith (Bethke) Grenke. She was baptized as an infant on Oct. 14, 1923, and was confirmed in her faith as a youth on April 10, 1938, by the Rev. Kolbe, both at First Lutheran Church in Glencoe. She received her education in a country school in Sumter Township.
On Feb. 23, 1941, she was united in marriage to Harold Lindemann at First Lutheran Church in Glencoe. Their marriage was blessed with six children, Mavis, Marilyn, Joyce, Larry, Joan and Norma. The Lindemanns resided and farmed in Penn Township. They shared 42 years of marriage before Mr. Lindemann’s death in 1983. After her husband passed away, Mrs. Lindemann resided at the Glenhurst Apartments in Glencoe for 25 years.
She was a loving wife, mother and partner in the farming operation. She raised chickens and sold the eggs. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Brownton.
Mrs. Lindemann enjoyed reading, listening to old-time music and family gatherings. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
She became a resident of Oak Terrace Assisted Living in Gaylord on Sept. 14, 2012.
She is survived by her children, Marilyn (Clinton) Rettig of Brownton, Larry (Edna Lou) Lindemann of Arlington, Joan (Randy) Brockoff of Green Isle and Norman (Wayne) Schauer of Arlington; son-in-law, Fred Lobitz of Hamburg; 16 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; twin brother, Maynard (Geraldine) Grenke of Glencoe; sister-in-law, Velma Lindemann of Arlington; brother-in-law, Walter Heuer of Glencoe; and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Emil and Edith Grenke; husband, Harold Lindemann; daughters, Mavis Lindemann in infancy and Joyce Lobitz; sisters, Gladys (Arthur) Becker and Alice Grenke; brother, Leonard (Esther) Grenke; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, William and Lydia Brede, Ervin Lindemann, Elroy and Arlene Diehn, Marvin and Thusnelda Bielke and Selda Heuer.
Arrangements were with the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson. Online obituaries and guest book are available at www.hantge.com.