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7/15/2014 11:17:00 AM
Mary Lehn
Mary “Witsie” (Sale) Lehn
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Mary “Witsie” (Sale) Lehn
NT Staff

Mary Louise “Witsie” (Sale) Lehn, 82, of rural Arlington passed away peacefully July 14, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Cherry with the Rev. Patrick Fixen, pastor officiating. Burial of cremains will be private at a later date.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday in Mueller Funeral Home, Peru with a prayer service at 3:45 p.m. Additional visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of services Friday at the church.

Mrs. Lehn was born Sept. 2, 1931, in Peru to William and Mary (Meyer) Sale. She married Kenneth C. Lehn on Sept. 16, 1950, in Ladd. She was a homemaker and farmer. Mary enjoyed cooking, reading and gardening.

She is survived by five sons, Ken (Linda) Lehn of Spring Valley, Jim (Gemma) Lehn of rural Princeton, Ray (Dee) Lehn of Fairfield, Iowa, Don (Diane) Lehn of Rosemount, Minn., and Mark (Marti) Lehn of Peru; three daughters, Nancy (Don) Lowry of Cherry, Ann (Jim) Mullen of Chillicothe and Mary Ellen (Matt) Walters of Green Bay, Wis.; 23 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; one sister, Irene Guenther of Peru; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by husband on March 25, 2007; one sister, Pauline Callahan; and two brothers, Walter and Raymond Sale.

Honorary pallbearers will be her 23 grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Peru Public Library or to Hall Township Food Pantry.

The online guestbook may be viewed and condolences shared at www.Mueller

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