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Monday 9/22/08

Visitation Information

Marie Johanna Olson-Elsenpeter, went to heaven on Sept. 13, 2008 at Park View Care Center in Buffalo, Minnesota at the age of 93.

She was born May 4, 1915, the last survivor of thirteen children, that were born to Leonard and Mary (Kreple) LaBeau in Buffalo.

She married Fritz Olson in 1937 and resided on a farm in Buffalo on Twin Lakes. This union was blessed with two daughters, Janette and Patricia.

After Fritz’s death in 1973, she later married Vernon Elsenpeter in 1975 until his passing in 1981.

She later moved into town and lived at Woodmere Apartments where she had many friends with whom she loved playing cards and bingo with.

She is survived by her loving daughters, Janette Zumbusch and Patricia Schmidt; seven grandchildren: Jim (Kim) Zumbusch, Jerry (Tammy) Zumbusch, Julie (Kevin) Studnicka, Sue Lyrek, Jeff Schmidt, Robert (Michelle) Schmidt, Crystal (Steve) Stelton. eighteen great grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews, step relations and friends.

Preceded in death by her parents, siblings, husbands and son-in-laws; Kenneth Schmidt and Vince Zumbusch.

Funeral services for Marie Olson-Elsenpeter were held on Monday, September 22nd at 11:00 A.M. at The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo. Pastor Becky Sogge officiated. Interment followed at Zion Lutheran Cemetery.

A visitation was held on Sunday, September 21st from 4-8 P.M. at The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo. A Prayer Service was held at 7:30 P.M. Sunday evening.

Casket Bearers were Kenny Schmidt great grandson, Robert Schmidt grandson,Jeff Schmidt grandson, Jerry Zumbusch grandson, Sue Lyrek granddaughter and Steve Stelton grandson-in-law.

We would like to thank Parkview Care Center and Guardian Angels Hospice for all their caring hands and hearts during Marie’s last months with us.

1 Guestbook Entry

  1. Bunny Bateman

    Janet and Patty. Pray for you. May Jesus hold you tight as you go through this difficult time of losing your mother.
    I am living in Maui and heard of the passing of “Aunt Johanna” as we knew her.
    I had good times with Aunt Johanna and Aunt Gladys and many good visits.
    Your cousin Bunny


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