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Valine Edna MAXWELL

Female 1913 - 2007  (94 years)


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  • Name Valine Edna MAXWELL 
    Born 13 Feb 1913  , Renville, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Buried 2007  St George, Nicollet, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 3 Nov 2007  Gibbon, Sibley, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age: 94 
    • Valine Kienlen

      GIBBON ? Valine Kienlen, age 94, of Gibbon, formerly of New Ulm, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007, at the Southview Living Center in Gibbon.
      Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Winthrop, with interment in St. George Catholic Cemetery in West Newton Township, Nicollet County.

      Visitation will be 7:30-8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6 at the Dalin-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Winthrop. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church.

      Valine Edna (Maxwell) Kienlen was born on Feb. 13, 1913, in Martinsburg Township, Renville County. She was the daughter of James and Annie (Garrahy) Maxwell. Valine received her education at St. Andrew?s Catholic School in Fairfax, attended Good Counsel High School in Mankato, and was a graduate of the Renville High School in Renville. Valine went on to further her education for teacher training at Renville Academy in Renville. She taught school at rural schools.

      On Sept. 24, 1935, Valine was united in marriage to Arnold Kienlen at St. Andrew?s Catholic Church in Fairfax. After their marriage, they made their home on the farm, in Ridgely Township, Nicollet County. In 1977, after they retired, they moved to New Ulm, and in 1996, Valine moved to Winthrop. Valine and Arnold were blessed with 12 children and shared 54 years of marriage, before Arnold passed away on June 7, 1990.

      Valine was a former member of St. George Catholic Church in St. George, where she was the financial secretary of the Catholic Order of Foresters, St. Cecelia Court of St. George for 15 years. She was also a former member of Catholic Aid and Catholic Daughters. After moving to Winthrop, she became a member of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Winthrop.

      Valine enjoyed puzzles, playing cards, and especially time with family. She loved to go sightseeing, visiting, and never said -no- for an opportunity to go along.

      When she needed assistance with her daily care, Valine became a resident of the Fairfax Community Home in June of 2003, and in June of 2004, she became a resident of the Southview Living Center in Gibbon, and passed away there on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007, at the age of 94 years. Blessed be her memory.

      Valine was survived by her children, Jerome Kienlen and his wife, Lorraine of Basking Ridge, N.J., Jane Moldaschel of Sleepy Eye, Fred Kienlen and his wife, Dianne of Fairfax, Karen Weitzenkamp and her husband, Dennis of Winthrop, Val Toddy and her husband, Jim of Klamath Falls, Ore., Kenneth Kienlen of Mankato, Ruth Zilka of Mankato, Lucy Robertson and her husband, Tom of Savage, Sara Kolb and her husband, Hank of Toledo, Ohio, and Mary Nosbush and her husband, Mark of Eagan; 32 grandchildren; 48 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
      Valine was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold Kienlen; sons, Charles Kienlen and Wilbert Kienlen; sons-in-law, James Moldaschel and Sylvester Zilka; daughter-in-law, Bonnie Kienlen; granddaughters, Colleen Moldaschel and LuAnn Kienlen; parents. James and Annie Maxwell; five brothers; and three sisters.
    Person ID I532  Tree 1
    Last Modified 26 Oct 2014 

    Father James Henry MAXWELL,   b. 16 Oct 1865, Waukegan, Lake, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Jul 1932, Martinsburg, Renville, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Anna GARRAHY,   b. Abt 1878, Wellington, Renville, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 28 Nov 1893  , Renville, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F315  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Arnold KIENLEN,   d. 7 Jun 1990 
    Married 24 Sep 1935  Fairfax, Renville, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 26 Oct 2014 
    Family ID F1500  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S298] FindAGrave, Jim Tipton (Reliability: 2), 26 Oct 2014.
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      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=89482405&ref=acom


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