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Wilma Hohn, 104

Wilma Georgena Hohn, age 104, of Mankato, and formerly of Red Wing, died Tuesday, Dec. 17, at Oaklawn Health Care Center, Mankato.

Wilma was born Oct. 20, 1909, to George and Emma (Stroupe) Raab in Red Wing. She graduated from Red Wing High School in 1927. Wilma was united in marriage to Loyce Andrew Hohn on Sept. 7, 1939. Loyce died on April 29, 1982. She was employed by the Red Wing Republican Office, Red Wing Pottery Office, Red Wing Motor Company and for 14 years at the Durkee Atwood Company Office. She retired in 1969. In 2002, Wilma moved to Mankato to live with her daughter.

Wilma also volunteered with the Blood Bank for 18 years, was an Election Judge, and enjoyed traveling, fancy work, and volunteering. She was a member of the First Methodist Church of Red Wing, and the VFW 1218 Auxiliary of Red Wing.

Wilma is survived by her daughter, Linda Anderson, of Mankato; granddaughter, Alana Allen; five great-grandchildren, Kersten, Kyle, Alyssa, Logan, and Makenzie; one niece; and cousins.

Wilma was preceded in death by her parents; and husband.

Family and friends gathered at 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 20, at the First United Methodist Church in Red Wing. Burial immediately followed in Oakwood Cemetery.

Mankato Mortuary assisted with arrangements.