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Lola Kish -- Zumbrota

December 28, 2018 GMT

Lola A. Kish, age 99, of Zumbrota, passed away on Monday, Dec. 24, 2018, at Zumbrota Health Services.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at St. John’s Lutheran Church — Mazeppa, with Pastor Alan Horn officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Zumbrota Cemetery. Arrangements were made with Mahn Family Funeral Home — Larson Chapel.

Lola Anna Ehlers was born on Aug. 23, 1919, to Henry and Bessie (Haas) Ehlers at home in Chester Township, Wabasha County. She was baptized at home on Dec. 2, 1919, by Pastor Willis Beck of Evangelical Lutheran. Lola was confirmed on Aug. 14, 1931, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Mazeppa by Pastor Theo Haar. She attended school in rural Mazeppa and two years at Mazeppa High School.

On June 4, 1941, Lola married Melvin Kish at St. John’s Lutheran Church. They made their home outside Zumbrota, where they farmed and raised two children. Lola was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church and was active in the Ladies Aid as President, Secretary and Treasurer. She also volunteered with Wise Penny Tuesday Crew for 10 years.

Lola enjoyed playing cards, doing puzzles, finishing homes i.e painting and staining, and spending time with her family.

Lola is survived by her daughter-in-law, Virginia Kish; son-in-law, Larry Cullip; five grandchildren, Christine (Rick) Henne, Jason (Kerri) Cullip, Roger Kish, Jennifer (Jason) Outcalt, and Amanda Reiser; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Lola was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin; son, Gary Kish; daughter, Nancy Cullip; brother, Earl Ehlers; and two sisters, Evelyn Post and Gladys Grossbach.

Condolences may be left for the family online at www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com.