The Free Press, Mankato, MN


December 7, 2012

Marlene M. Bromeling

— Marlene M. Bromeling, 72 year old resident of Long Prairie, MN, passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2012, at CentraCare Health System in Long Prairie. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, December 13, 2012, at First Baptist Church in Long Prairie,

MN, with Rev. Andrew Brown officiating. Burial will be at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery

north of Little Falls. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 PM on Wednesday, December 12th and one hour prior to the service on Thursday all at First Baptist Church in Long Prairie.

  Marlene M. Bromeling was born on January 5, 1940, in Owatonna, Minnesota, to the late Lowell Sr. and Delma (Caspari) Mollenhauer. She grew up and attended school in Owatonna. After graduation, Marlene went to college for nursing and obtained her Nursing Certificate. She was united in marriage to Edward Bromeling on October 17, 1959. The coupled farmed with Edwards parents until moving to Long Prairie, MN, in 1974. The couple then purchased a farm north of Long Prairie where they raised there six children. Marlene worked as a C.N.A. at St. Michaels in Sauk Centre and at the Clarrisa Care Center for 20 years. She was a Home Health Aide for Todd County for 15 years. Marlene was a member of the First Baptist Church and the American Legion Auxiliary in Long Prairie. She was a very active in 4-H, she was a 4-H leader for 30 years and also helped at the Todd County Fair the past three years. Marlene enjoyed all her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her hobbies included needle craft, playing cards, baking and cooking. She will be greatly missed by her two youngest grandchildren, who spent a lot  of time with grandma playing cards and telling stories. Grandma and Grandpa meant the world to Johnny and Nicole and they will be lost without them both. Marlene and Ed were very special people and will be Greatly Missed by everyone.

  Left to cherish her memory are her six children, sons, Lorin ( Judy) Bromeling of South Dakota, Lloyd ( Kathy) Bromeling of Illinois; daughters, Donna Werner and special friend, Bill, of Burtrum, MN, Debbie ( Val) Pachulla of Little Falls, MN, Danica of Little Falls, MN, and Denise( Byron) Gill of Swanville, MN; brother, Lowell Jr. of Owatonna, MN; cousin, Sandy Jirele of Owatonna, MN; 18 grandchildren, 4 great -grandchildren; nieces; nephews and many special friends.  Marlene was preceded in death by her loving husband, Ed of 52 years; daughter, Dawn in 1964; parents, Lowell Sr.& Delma Mollenhauer; sister, Lorriane.

  Casketbearers will be Doug Schmidt, Jeff Dinkel, Jack Galligan, Harley Hanson, Dick Grass and John Grass  

  Arrangements are with the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls, MN                (320)632-5242


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