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Anne Lehman service Friday

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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 Lutheran Home.

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 Association.


Posted 12/26/2013