Mabelle Juhl, 89, of Remsen, died Friday, Feb. 11, 2005 at Happy Siesta Health Care Center in Remsen.
Mabelle Juhl was born June 7, 1915, at rural Remsen, the daughter of August and Henrietta (Harms) Witt. Mabelle was raised in the Remsen area and received her education at the Marcus Public School from which she graduated in 1932. She then attended Western Union College in Le Mars where she obtained her teacher's certificate. She taught rural school in the Remsen area for 16 years. On May 26, 1946, she married Earl Juhl at Remsen where they made their home. She had been a resident of the Happy Siesta since Dec. 13, 2002.
She was a member of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Remsen.
Survivors include her husband, Earl of Remsen; one son, Thomas and his wife, Linda, and one daughter, Ann Juhl, all of Orange City; three grandchildren, Sarah and her husband, David Kuiper, of South Holland, Ill., Nathan Juhl and Mark Juhl both of Orange City; two sisters, Mrs. Elmer (Myrtle) Ware and Miss Vivian Witt, both of Le Mars.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Leonard Witt and his wife, June.
Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. today (Monday) at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church with the Rev. Craig Miller officiating. Burial was in the Remsen City Cemetery. Visitation was after 2 p.m. Sunday, with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. and a prayer service at 7:30 p.m., at the Fisch Funeral Home in Remsen. Visitation continued from 9 a.m. until service time Monday at the church.
Pallbearers were Nathan Juhl, Mark Juhl, David Kuiper, Dale Hansen, Dennis Slota and Dale Sudtelgte.