Marjorie Vera Ahrens, 86, Huntingburg

Marjorie Vera (Lehmkuhler) Ahrens, 86, of Huntingburg, passed away at 6:40 p.m., on Friday, December 21, 2018, at home.

She was born July 23, 1932, in Huntingburg to Elmer and Florence (Crandall) Lehmkuhler and married Carl R. Ahrens on December 23, 1950, at Salem Church. 

Marjorie received her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Education; was a teacher and small business owner; a member of Salem United Church of Christ; a church and mental health programs volunteer; and enjoyed flowers and playing cards. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Larry Lehmkuhler.

She is survived by her husband, Carl R. Ahrens of Huntingburg; two daughters, Kathy (Gene) DesLauriers of Wilmington, North Carolina, and Lisa (Chris) Baumann of Scranton, Pennsylvania; and five grandchildren, Danielle, Andrea, and John DesLauriers, Avery and Austin Baumann.

A memorial reception and gathering of family and friends will be held at Carl & Marjorie Ahrens’ residence from 2 to 4 p.m., on Wednesday, December 26, 2018. 

Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg has been entrusted with the disposition arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to Salem United Church of Christ. 

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