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“Sorry this condolence is so late. Just heard about your mom. She always sent us a Christmas card. We always tried to look up her and your dad when...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Gloria Stenzel - Florence, CO

“To the Family of Florence Stenzel, it was so nice to see you all at the wake the other night & what a beautiful family your Mom had! Your Mom was a...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Hona Beyer - Minnesota Lake, MN

“So sorry to hear about your loss.May God bless and comfort you during this difficult time. ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Helen Zuelch - Le Center, MN

“I am so sorry to hear of Florence's death. My mom loved her as a dear friend while she was alive. Your family has always been special to our family....Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Colleen Phillips Lindgron - TX

“Condolences with deepest sympathy to family. I share your loss. I spent many summers on farm, so Aunt Florence and I kinda grew up together. She was...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Duane LeBrun - Redwood Falls, MN

“I will miss the Sorry games that we played. The times that we would play cards. I will always miss her. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Elizabeth Stiernagle - Aitkin, MN

“Karen, Lois & Diane - my deepest sympathy to all of you. I think to loose a Mom is to loose a part of ourselves. I pray you have many happy...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Janet Proehl - Montgomery, MN

“Her eyes were windows to her beautiful soul. Her beautiful eyes always sparkled with humor, kindness, love.and so much more .I will always remember...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Cheri Larson - mankato, MN

“My deepest sympathies to Florence's family and friends. I remember coming to the farm as kids with mom and dad, Wilfrid and LaVonne Goettl. Florence...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Janice Willems - Northfield, MN

“She will be missed especially at the summer family reunion! Praying for your family! ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Deborah LeBrun - Montgomery, MN

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Florence Mary Stenzel, age 90, of Mapleton, formerly of Minnesota Lake, MN died Friday, March 17, 2017 at Mapleton Community Home in Mapleton, MN. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 11:00 AM at St. Teresa Catholic Church in Mapleton, MN, with Father Jason Kern officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday, March 22, 2017 from 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM at St. Teresa Catholic Church in Mapleton, MN, and continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday. Interment will be at St. John the Baptist Cemetery in Minnesota Lake, MN. Memorials are preferred to the donors choice.
Florence LeBrun was born May 7, 1926 in Mapleton, MN, the daughter of Felix and Wilhelmina (Weber) LeBrun. She attended Gilmore country school and lived in the Mapleton and Minnesota Lake area all her life. Florence was united in marriage to Henry Stenzel, August 7, 1945, at St. Teresa Catholic Church in Mapleton, MN. She helped Henry with farming, took care of the house and was a wonderful mother and friend. Florence was known as the "Rosary Lady", and attended both St. John the Baptist and St. Teresa Catholic Churches. She was a member of the Mapleton VFW and MCH Auxiliary. Florence was a Mapleton Community Home volunteer and a rosary leader. She loved playing cards, quilting, and spending time with loved ones.
Florence is preceded in death by her parents; husband Henry; twin infant daughters; sons: Gary, Russell and Bruce; 5 brothers and 4 sisters.
She is survived by her daughters: Karen (Leonard) Binstock of Hot Springs Village, AR, Lois Dutton (Dale Bartsch) of Owatonna, MN, Diane (Kevin) Stiernagle of Aitkin, MN; daughter-in-law Jane Stenzel of Minnesota Lake, MN; 18 grandchildren, 42 great grandchild and 8 great-great grandchild; nieces and nephews and their families; and many wonderful friends. She will be sadly missed by all.

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St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

100 Park St. N. Minnesota Lake, MN 56068