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Marlys W. Neufeld Oct. 18, 1937 - Aug. 21, 2009

HUTCHINSON -- Marlys Wilma Neufeld, 71, of rural Hutchinson died Friday at her home.

The service will be at 1 p.m. today at St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Ellsworth Township.

Visitation is for one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home of Litchfield.

She was born Oct. 18, 1937, in Grey Eagle to Gustav E. and Emma L. (Leshousky) Hoffman. She attended country school near Grey Eagle.

On March 24, 1958, she married Ivan Jex in Manitoba, Canada. He died in 1964. She married John Neufeld on July 1, 1972. They moved to Freeport in 1973 and then Albany. They moved to the Hutchinson area in 1986 and to a home on Lake Erie in 1990. 

She was a member of St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her second husband; two children: William "Bill" (and Julianna) Jex of St. Cloud and Julie Jex (and John Hendrickson) of Waubin; three grandchildren; and siblings: Lorraine Leshovsky of Wahpeton, N.D., Erma (and Robert) Meagher of Melrose, Earl (and Carol) Hoffman of Avon, Gustav (and Delores) Hoffman of Grey Eagle, Eugene (and Sylvia) Hoffman of Rice and Albert (and Janet) Hoffman of Grey Eagle.

She was preceded in death by a son: Brian, and a brother.