Florence Mehr, 96Florence Matilda Mehr, age 96, of Hudson, Wis., formerly of St. Cloud, Minn., passed away on July 1 at the Christian Community Home in Hudson.
Florence Matilda Mehr, age 96, of Hudson, Wis., formerly of St. Cloud, Minn., passed away on July 1 at the Christian Community Home in Hudson.
She was born on Aug. 14, 1915, to Peter and Katherine (Langer) Sauer in Rice, Minn., where she attended school. On Oct. 11, 1945, she married Victor Mehr, and they shared 61 years of happy marriage.
Florence loved to bowl and was a beautiful knitter. She enjoyed playing cards and going to the casino. Florence loved spending time with her family and many friends and was very loved by all who knew her as Grandma Flossie.
Florence is survived by her children, Vic (Jolayne) Mehr of North Hudson, Wis., and Mary (Dave) Fuglem of Duluth, Minn.; grandchildren, Michael (Jill) Mehr of New Richmond, Wis., Vicki (Kris) Kopp of East Farmington, Wis., and Joshua (Genelle) Fuglem of Duluth; and great-grandchildren, Madelyn, Katelyn, Lily, Ava, Nora, Zachary, and Mercedes; and sister Marie Mehr of Paynesville, Minn.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Victor; parents; and seven siblings.
Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 6, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 1500 Vine St., Hudson, with a visitation 1 hour prior to the service at church. Burial will be held at a later date at Camp Ripley National Cemetery in Little Falls, Minn.
Services have been entrusted to the O'Connell Family Funeral Home - Hudson, 715-386-3725.
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