Annie Lena Wachlin, 86

Published 9:58 am Monday, February 14, 2011

Annie Lena Wachlin, 86, passed away on Feb. 7, at St. Mark’s Nursing Home in Austin.

Annie Wachlin

Annie Lena Seehusen was born on May 12, 1924, the daughter of Harm and Grace (Junker) Seehusen in Grundy County, Iowa. Annie was united in marriage to Marvin Wachlin on June 30, 1946, at the Emanuel Lutheran Church in Pleasant Valley Township in Mower County. Annie loved to write and collect poems. She enjoyed quilting for nursing homes, doing crafts of all kinds at the nursing home where she stayed, music and singing. Annie was a very good homemaker and took good care of her parents in their later years.

Annie is survived by her brother, Harvey (Virginia) Seehusen of Gassville, Ark.; sister-in-law, Ruby Seehusen of Stewartville; brother-in-law, Paul (Adeline) Wachlin of Brownsdale; several nieces and nephews.

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She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, George; and her husband, Marvin in 1998.

The funeral service for Annie Lena Wachlin will be 10:30 a.m. Feb. 15, at the Czaplewski Family Funeral Home, 501 2nd Street NW in Hayfield, with Pastor Harvey Seehusen officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Interment will be in Waltham Township Cemetery in rural Waltham in the spring. Family prefers memorials to St. Mark’s Lutheran Home in Austin. Blessed be her memory.