Marjorie Hahn Flaby — Preston

Marjorie Hahn Flaby, 84, of Preston, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at Harmony Care Center.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, at Christ Lutheran Church in Preston, with the Rev. Dave Jore officiating. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery, Preston.

Marjorie was born June 9, 1930, in Austin, the daughter of Roger William "Bill" and Julia (Verkota) O' Marro. She graduated from Austin High School and completed one year at Austin Community College. She then worked as a secretary for Hormel. On Nov. 26, 1949, she married Robert Hahn at Queen of Angels in Austin. Following their marriage, the couple moved to the family farm in rural Preston. Marjorie was a full-time mom. She also worked part-time as the church secretary for Christ Lutheran Church, the Federal Land Bank, and Fillmore County Clerk of Court. Robert died in 1990. In 1997, she married Orrin Flaby; Orren died in 2006.

She was a longtime member of Christ Lutheran Church and sang in the choir. Her other activities included being a 4-H leader, Luther League advisor, a member of Sweet Adelines and the Red Hats. She also enjoyed golfing and fishing.

She is survived by five sons, Doug and Janelle (Gatzke) of Austin, Randy and Bonnie (Broadwater) of Preston, Gary and Karen (Stevens) of Fountain, Rob and Jacque (Schissel) of Preston and Tom and Dee (Alley) of Phoenix, Ariz.; and one daughter, Mary and David Milne of Preston; very special family friends, Buster and Annette Johnson of Spring Valley; 14 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Delbert and Donna Mandelko of rural Preston; and Marjorie's special friends, Marilyn and Pastor Paul Dumke; and two stepchildren, Keith Flaby of Minneapolis and Kathyrn (George) Ingram of Rushford.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, Robert and Orren, and grandchildren, Matthew, Michael and Mitchel, and great-granddaughter, Amelia.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, at Christ Lutheran Church in Preston, and also one hour prior to services on Friday.

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