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“To the family of Magdalen, I am so sorry for your loss. I'm sure you will miss her dearly. Please find comfort in knowing one day we will see our...Read More »
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“So sorry for your loss. ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Shari (Long) Heckenberg

“I am so sorry for the loss of your mom. My prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Shirley West ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Shirley West - Donnellson, IA

“My thoughts and prayers go out to all family and friends. May GOD BLESS YOU ALL!!! ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: michael gilbert - Fort Madison, IA

“My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Bill Gehle - Seattle, WA - Family

“My prayers are with your family on the passing of your mother,she raised some good people!! ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Joe Naumann - Friend

“Your mom was a lovely lady, just like you, Rose. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Stephanie Spahn - Burke, VA

“Thank you Kathy. Its definitely a great loss to our family but she will always be remembered. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Jessica Gehle - Fort madison, IA

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“Please know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers as you go through this loss. Sure wish I lived closer to give hugs. I am blessed to have...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Kathryn Hutton - Lake Nebagamon, WI

Magdalen A. "Maggie" Gehle, 92, of Ft. Madison passed away on Friday, October 14, 2016 at 6:05 AM at the Ft. Madison Community Hospital.
She was born on July 14, 1924 in Houghton, IA to Robert and Rose Benjamin Cooper. On February 20, 1943 she married Richard J. Gehle in Kahoka, MO and he passed away on February 24, 1983. Maggie was an Arc-welder at Gleason's and retired after twenty five years of service. She was a member of Holy Family Parish where she was a member of the church choir. She was also a member of the Moose and Eagles Auxiliaries. Maggie loved NASCAR, especially Kyle Busch and his M & M car. She was an avid reader and loved to write everything down.
Survivors include three sons, Michael (Sharon) Gehle of Ft Madison, Roy (Anne) Gehle of LaHarpe, IL and Mark (Michelle) Gehle of Humble, TX; three daughters, Becky (Richard) Eaves of Ft. Madison, Rose (Dave Nelson) Siegfried of Ft. Madison and Mary (Bill) Shively of Hemet, CA; twenty three grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; two sisters, Audreen Tripp and Colleen Vliet both of Cadillac, MI. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband; two sons, Richard and Peter; four brothers, five sisters and two grandchildren in infancy.
Friends may call after 2 PM on Monday, October 17, 2016 at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory where the family will meet with friends from 4:30-6:30 PM, there will be a wake service at 6:30 PM, and following the visitation her body will be cremated. The Memorial Mass will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at Ss. Mary & Joseph Church with Rev. Joseph Phung officiating. Burial will follow in St. Peter & Paul Cemetery in Nauvoo.
A memorial has been established for PAW Animal Shelter and online condolences may be left at www.kinglynk.com

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