MARJORIE JOYCE (IHLE) BENGTSON, age 83, of Blue Earth, passed away Thursday, January 10, 2013, at St. Lukes Lutheran Care Center.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00PM, Monday, January 14, at First Baptist Church in Blue Earth with Rev. Joel DeNeui officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Elmore, MN at a later date. Visitation time will be Sunday, January 13, from 3:00 – 6:00PM, at Spencer-Owen Funeral Home in Winnebago, MN. 345 6th Ave. SE, and 1hour before the service at the church. Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com. Patton Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Blue Earth is assisting the family with the arrangements.
She was born February 15, 1929, at Minneapolis, MN, the daughter of Harry & Irene (Champ) Heldt.
She is survived by her son, Lyle Ihle of Elmore, her daughter Diane Frey of Athol, MA, her daughter, DeDe Preston ( Allan Hummell) of Delano, MN, her daughter in law, Kathy Ihle of Burnsville, MN, 11 Grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, sister's-in-law, Sharon Heldt of Brooklyn Center, MN, Betty Heldt of Bloomington, MN, Arlene Holm of Blue Earth, Shirley Ihle of Blue Earth, numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by husbands, Harold Ihle, George Bengtson, sons Marlin Ihle, Dennis Ihle, son-in-law Brian Frey, her parents, and brothers, James Heldt and William Heldt.
Read Marjorie Bengtson's Obituary and Guestbook on www.pattonfh.com.