Mary Jane Miehe
May 02, 1932 - September 04, 2016
Elkader, Iowa

Visitation: 3 to 5 PM September 09, 2016 at Leonard Funeral Home - Elkader and one hour before services at the church on Saturday
Funeral Service: 10:00 am September 10, 2016 at Peace United Church of Christ - Elkader, Iowa
Interment: September 10, 2016 at East Side Cemetery - Elkader, IA

Mary Jane Miehe, 84, of Elkader, died Sunday, September 4, 2016. Mary Jane was born May 2, 1932, in Dubuque, to Elmer “Dick” and Greta Jane (Miller) Carlsen.

Mary Jane graduated from Elkader High School in 1950; then attended University of Dubuque for two years. She taught school at St. Olaf and Garnavillo Schools for a few years. She was united in marriage to James Joseph Miehe on March 15, 1952. She enjoyed raising her children and helping at the family implement.

Survivors include her daughter, Jane (Dr. Merle) Kuennen of Elkader; grandchildren Mary (Omar) Kilany of Dallas, TX, and Dr. Nick (Ara) Kuennen of Chicago, IL; two great-grandchildren, Stephen and Andrew Kilany; brother and sister-in-law, John (Vernelda – who was like a sister) Miehe of Elkader and sister-in-law, Sharon Miehe.

Mary Jane was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jim; one daughter, Carrie Myers; brothers-in law and sister-in-law Patrick (Dottie) Miehe and Daniel Miehe.


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