Published 12:00 am Tuesday, July 22, 2008
Luella M. Mudra, 98
Luella M. Mudra, 98, of Stewartville, Minn., passwed away on July 18, 2008 at the Golden Living Center East in Rochester.
She was born on Aug. 27, 1909 in Beaver Township, Iowa. She moved with her family to rural Austin, where she grew up on the family farm and attended rural school. Luella was married in 1925 in Austin to William E. Mudra. Following their marriage the couple lived in Austin where they owned a neighborhood grocery store, and she worked at a hair salon. They moved to rural Sargeant where they farmed. They were later divorced. She enjoyed playing cards and always had a positive attitude.
She is survived by her son, Gaylord of Stewartville, Minn.
She is preceded in death by her parents, D. Albert VanPelt and Valerie Schilling VanPelt; two sisters and one brother.
A graveside committal service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 24, 2008 at Union Cemetery in rural Boxholm, Iowa with the Reverend Paul Evans officiating. Arrangements are being handled by Griffin-Gray Funeral Home in Stewartville.