Hotchkiss resident, Margaret R. (Marge) Mohning, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 1, 2018, at Paonia Care Center in Paonia, Colo. Margaret was 93 years old.
Services will be held at a later date in LeMars, Iowa.
Anna Margaret Rose Kuttler was born Jan. 24, 1925, to Jakob and Elise (Whittle) Kuttler. She was raised on a farm between Remsen and Marcus, Iowa. Marge graduated from Marcus Public High School in 1943 and went on to further her education at Nettleton Business Training School where she obtained a Business Certificate in 1946.
On June 22, 1947, Marge married the love of her life, Merlin Henry Mohning in Remsen, Iowa. Margaret and Merlin made their home in LeMars, Iowa, until moving to Hotchkiss, Colo., in 1982. To this union five children were born. The couple had the honor of sharing 65 years of love and marriage before Merlin passed away Nov. 12, 2012.
Marge was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Paonia, Colo., and also belonged to the Lutheran Women's Missionary League. In her free time Marge enjoyed quilting, gardening, embroidering, canning, but most of all she cherished time traveling and fishing with her husband and loving her grandchildren.
Marge is survived by two sons, Donald Mohning (Sue) and Paul Mohning (Maxine); daughters, Evelyn Roseberry (Bill), Janet Murray (Don), and Lois Rozman (Rudy); sister, Victoria Ott. She is further survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Marge was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and sister Hilda Mohning.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.
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