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Alvina Elizabeth Stuhr, 87

Alvina Elizabeth Stuhr, 87

Alvina Elizabeth Stuhr, 87

Alvina Elizabeth Stuhr, 87, of Austin, Minnesota, died Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at Good Samaritan Society in Albert Lea.

Alvina was born Sept. 25, 1928, to George and Mary Pagenkopf in Austin. She grew up in Austin and graduated from Pacelli High School.

In 1951 she married Robert Heil and together they had two children. They later divorced in 1957. She married Delmar Stuhr in 1972 and they resided on a farm outside of Austin. Alvina worked at the Austin Medical Building as a medical secretary, and also the Beer Depot and later at Family Dollar before retiring.

Alvina enjoyed gardening and had a large garden on the farm. She was an avid sports fan and loved the Vikings and Twins. Alvina was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church.

Survivors include her son, Tom Heil, Austin, Minnesota; daughter, Vicki Brown, St. John’s, Arizona; three step sons, Ted, Jack, and Terry Stuhr; two grandsons, Christopher Brandt, St. John’s, Ariziona, Brian (Kabau) Heil, Austin; three great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Delmar; two grandsons, Steven and John; three brothers, Thomas, Donald, and George.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, at Mayer Funeral Home with Father Jim Steffes officiating. There will be a 4 p.m. CCW rosary on Thursday at Mayer Funeral Home where friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. and also one hour before the service at Mayer Funeral Home on Friday. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Condolences may be left online at www.mayerfh.com