Anne Lehman, formerly of Chesterton, Ind. and Glenville, Minnesota, died
peacefully Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013 at St. Johnís Lutheran Home. She was 91.
Anne was born on June 25, 1922, in Zwittau, Czechoslovakia, the daughter of
Rudolph and Anna (Prohaska) Gloser.
She came to the USA at 6 months with her family. Anne became a citizen on
Feb. 7, 1930. She grew up in Chesterton graduating from Chesterton High
School in 1940. Anne attended Indiana State Teacherís College in Terra
Haute. She then entered Michael Reese Hospital Nurseís Training graduating
with her R.N. Degree in 1944. Anne entered the Army Nurses Corp in 1945 as a
2nd Lieutenant. In Yokohama, Japan, she met and married Willis W. Lehman, of
Albert Lea, Minnesota, on July 25, 1946. She and Willis lived and worked the
family farm, in rural Glenville. She also worked as a nurse at St. Johnís
Anne is survived by two children: William (Bill) Lehman and his wife
Michelle of Glenville, Minn., Nannette (Nan) Gauger and her husband David of
Miesville, Minn.; grandson Christopher Lehman and his wife Sarah of Hugo,
Minn., granddaughters Jessica Gauger of Brooklyn Center, Minn., and Shannon
(Lehman) Gordon and her husband Matthew of St. Paul, Minn.;
step-granddaughter Stephan-ie Walker of Algona, Ia.; great-grandchildren
Kylee Anne and Avery Colleen Lehman of Hugo, Minn.; step great-grandchild
Emily Walker of Algona, Ia.; nieces Anna Marie (Harry) Montgomery of Las
Cruses, New Mexico, and Susan DeSantis of North Judson, Ind.
She was preceded in death by her husband Willis Lehman, her parents, her
grandson Benjamin Gauger, sisters Mary Gloser and Elizabeth DeSantis, and
her brother John Gloser.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at
Round Prairie Lutheran Church. The Reverend Kent Otterman will officiate.
Interment will be in St. James Cemetery, Twin Lakes, Minn. Military Honors
will be accorded by Albert Lea Veteranís Organizations. Visitation will be
from 4 – 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 26, at Bonnerup Funeral Service, and one hour
before the service at the church. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimerís