Mahlstedt, Ethel Luverne 98

Mahlstedt, Ethel Luverne
age 98, of Howard Lake passed away on March 2, 2019 at the Howard Lake Good Samaritan Care Center. She was born June 8, 1920 in Montrose, MN to Edward and Mabel (Dalbec) Splettstoeszer. Ethel married Walter Mahlstedt on August 9, 1941 at Bethlehem Evangelical in Maple Lake, MN. Together they enjoyed 52 years of marriage, residing in Cokato, south of Cokato on the farm and in 1961, moved to Howard Lake. She worked at Tonka Toys for over 25 years and has been a member of St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake since 1961. Ethel enjoyed quilting, embroidery, word finds, and spending time with her family.
Preceded in death by her parents, husband, Walter, son, Wayne Mahlstedt, brothers, Norman and Stan Splettstoeszer, sisters, Donna Schmaedeka and Eleanor Krueger.
She is survived by her children, Barbara (Lowell) Mikkelson, Larry (Vivian) Mahlstedt, Sandy Mahlstedt, and Kevin Mahlstedt, grandchildren, Kimberly Sipprell, Shannon (Mike) Cox, Kristy (John) Cardinal, Evan (Kristin) Mahlstedt, Brianne (Matt) Nowak, Brent (Amanda) Mahlstedt, and Melissa Mahlstedt, great-grandchildren, Alex Sipprell, Cameron Sipprell, Danica Cox, Ryan Cardinal, Lauren Cardinal, Lennie Nowak, Hailey Hoskins, and Devin Hoskins, a sister, Beverly Lange, along with many other family and friends.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at St James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake. Visitation will take place from 4-7 PM on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home in Howard Lake, www.swansonpeterson.com, 320-543-3401