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Estelle Rose Leuthold

March 16, 1930 — January 20, 2022

Hills, MN  

   Estelle Leuthold age 91 of Hills, Minnesota died Thursday, January 20, 2022, at Sanford Luverne Medical Center.

     Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 24th at the Apostolic Christian Church in Lester, Iowa.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

     Visitation will be Sunday, January 23rd from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. with the family present at the Apostolic Christian Church Fellowship Hall in Lester.

     In lieu of flowers, especially with the cold weather, memorials are encouraged to be directed to Game Plan 4 Hope (gameplan4hope.org), an organization dear to Estelle’s heart.

     Estelle Rose Leuthold was born March 16, 1930 in rural Larchwood, Iowa, the daughter of John and Rose (Kellenberger) Moser. She was raised on a farm near Larchwood and attended Larchwood Township country school No. 2. 

     She was united in marriage to Alvin John Leuthold on April 6, 1948 at the Lyon County Court House. They started living in Hills, MN and then moved to a farm north of Beaver Creek. Later they started their homestead farm south of Hills where they lived and raised all of their eight children over the following 20 years.  Estelle worked on the farm nearly her whole life.

     On October 30, 1993, Estelle’s husband, Alvin, died unexpectedly.

     Estelle was a member of the Apostolic Christian Church in Lester, IA. She enjoyed sewing and sewed many clothes for her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.  She worked many hours in the garden and canned many foods.  Her family was her legacy and meant the world to her.  She especially enjoyed watching her family grow to the current number of 168 living Leutholds.

     She is survived by eight children, Sandy (Ron) Feucht of Hills, MN, Jerry (Sue) Leuthold of Victoria, MN, Pam (Tony) Bosch of Brandon, SD, Lois Leuthold, Alan (Lois) Leuthold, Dennis (Diane) Leuthold, Stuart (Rochelle) Leuthold and Melissa (Jeff) Bass, all of Hills, MN; twenty-nine grandchildren; sixty-six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild, with one on the way; three siblings, Franklin Moser of Larchwood, IA, Evelyn (Roy) Metzger of Bloomfield, IA, and Janet Wysong of Hills, MN; and many other extended family members.

     She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Rose Moser; husband of 45 years, Alvin J. Leuthold; two grandchildren, Tammy Bosch and Matthew Feucht; great-grandson, Kelvyn Leuthold; nine siblings, Milford John Moser (infant), Ione (John) DeHaan, Mariann (Elmer) Metzger, Johnnie Moser, Harry Moser, Leo (Leona) Moser, Donald Moser, Betty (Paul) Leuthold and Donna (John) Gerber.

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Visitation

Sunday, January 23, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Apostolic Christian Church

510 Dove Avenue, Lester, IA 51242

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Funeral Service

Monday, January 24, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Apostolic Christian Church

510 Dove Avenue, Lester, IA 51242

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