Gladys M. Lohmann
Gladys M. Lohmann
Gladys M. Lohmann age 85, of Zumbrota died on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at her home. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Christ Lutheran Church in Zumbrota with Pastor Wayne D. Schoch officiating. Inurnment will be in Cannon Falls Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday, October 6, 2017 from 4:00 - 7:00 PM at the Mahn Family Funeral Home - Larson Chapel in Zumbrota and on Saturday for one hour prior to the service at the church.
Gladys Mae Vandenheuvel was born on June 17, 1932 in Stanton Township, Goodhue County, MN to Edward and Estella (nee Fletcher) Vandenheuvel. She grew up in rural Randolph and attended school in Red Wing. Gladys worked as a waitress in Dodgeville, WI and later at the Dairy Bar in Cannon Falls. On July 20, 1952 she married Edward Arthur Duncan in Minneapolis. After Edward finished his military duty, they started farming in the Belle Creek area. They later moved to a farm near Sogn Valley. Edward died on January 19, 1967. Gladys married David A. Lohmann on August 11, 1968 in Minneapolis. They made their home on the Lohmann Family Farm. Gladys worked on the farm, doing chores and helping David while being a homemaker and raising her family. Gladys enjoyed gardening and canning, baking, doing some traveling, taking road trips, working word search puzzles and playing cards. Gladys was a member of Christ Lutheran Church, Red Wing Senior Citizens and Farm Bureau.
Gladys is survived by her husband, David; sons, Kenneth (Debra) Duncan Lohmann, Larry (Vicky) Duncan Lohmann, Michael (Wendy) Duncan Lohmann and Richard Lohmann and fiance Karen Vallejo, all of Zumbrota; daughter, Valerie (Shawn) Omdahl of Rochester; twelve grandchildren, twenty three great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Gladys was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Estella; first husband, Edward Arthur Duncan; sisters, Florence Woodward, Helen Sharp and Irene Erickson and brothers, Lloyd and Paul Vandenheuvel.
Memorials are preferred to Christ Lutheran Church or donor's choice.