Marilyn k AffeldtMay 19, 1938 ~ May 24, 2017 (age 79)
Funeral services for Marilyn Affeldt will be held 1:00P.M. on Tuesday May 30, 2017 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Wykoff with pastor Kay Wold officiating. Burial will be in Our Saviors Lutheran Cemetery in Spring Valley. Visitation will be 5-8 P.M Monday May 29, 2017 at the Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home in Wykoff and will continue for 1hr prior to the service at the church.
Marilyn K. Affeldt age 79 of Wykoff, MN passed away Wednesday May 24, 2017 at Mayo Clinic Hospital St Marys Campus.
Marilyn was born on May 19, 1938 in Rochester, MN to Lowell “Hobe” Kinder and Dorris (DuMez) Kinder. She graduated from Spring Valley High School in 1956 and went on to attend school at Luther College in Decorah, IA and Mankato State University, She was united in marriage to Lyle Affeldt on April 19, 1962 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Spring Valley, MN. Together they had a son, Kirk, and two daughters, Kerry and Krista.
Marilyn taught school in Kenyon, Fountain and substituted in Wykoff. Later on she was a hearing and vision technician for Fillmore County. When she wasn’t at work, Marilyn stayed busy helping out on the farm whether it was unloading hay, loading pigs or driving the tractor. While devoting her time to work and home life, Marilyn was also able to find time to do the things she loved. Marilyn loved reading and shopping. She went on many shopping trips starting at 4 a.m. the day after Christmas. Marilyn will be remembered for her kind and caring nature.
She was always present to support her children and grandchildren in their events and activities. Most of all, she always had time to sit around the kitchen table talking over life with her family.
Throughout Marilyn’s life she accomplished many different achievements. She was part of the Music Mothers for Wykoff High School, an advisor for FHA and Little League, Vacation Bible School coordinator, secretary on the Good Earth Village Board and for the Root River Conference WELCA, and served on the Immanuel Lutheran Church council. She also held the positions of President, Vice President, secretary, food group chairman, and Sunday school teacher.
Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter Kerry Affeldt, her brother Sam Fowler, and her sister Marjorie Norris.
She is survived by her husband Lyle of Wykoff, MN, her daughter Krista Affeldt of Rochester, MN, her son Kirk (Stephanie) Affeldt of Rochester, MN, sisters-in-law Ada Fowler of Spring Valley, MN and Lois (Doug) Emerson of Kenyon, MN, and five grandchildren Morgan Schiebsted of Rochester, Connor Schiebsted of Stewartville, MN, and Lydia Bacon, Sydney Bacon, and Kameron Bacon of Rochester, MN.
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