The Free Press, Mankato, MN

January 15, 2013

Margaret Jane (Jones) Mullerleile


— Margaret Jane (Jones) Mullerleile, 88, Mankato, died Saturday, January 12, 2013, at Pathstone Living. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 21, 2013, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Mankato with Rev. Jay Dahlvang officiating. Visitation will be held 4:00 -  7:00 p.m. Sunday, January 20, 2013, at Woodland Hills Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at Woodland Hills Memorial Park.

  Margaret was born December 23, 1924, in Mankato to Gwilym and Anna (Kelly) Jones. On November 11, 1947, she was united in marriage to Leo Mullerleile in St. Clair. Margaret worked at Midtex for many years and also at Nielsen's Floral. Leo and Margaret loved to go dancing with their many friends.  Margaret also enjoyed gardening, playing cards, and reading.  She was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church and TOPS.

  Margaret's family was everything to her.  She is survived by son, Darrell Mullerleile of Little Canada; daughter, Donna (Brian) Valek of Ortonville; grandchildren, Ann (Eric) Bonley, Amy (Paul) Mattson, Jessica Valek and Ben Valek; great grandchildren, Jackson and Kate Bonely; and brother, Duane (June) Jones of Sierra Vista, AZ and many nieces and nephews whom she adored.

 Margaret is preceded in death by her husband, Leo; brother, Dale Jones; and nephew, Jeff Jones.