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    P.O. Box 429
    Mt. Lake, MN 56159
    Phone: 507-427-2725
    Fax: 507-427-2724

    Henrietta Hulzebos
    Henrietta Hulzebos, 91, of Mt. Lake, died Nov. 16, 2014, at her home in Mt. Lake.
    Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1:30 p.m., at Alliance Missionary Church in Mt. Lake with Pastor Bob Freye officiating. Burial will be at Christian Reformed Cemetery in rural Comfrey.
    Visitation will be held today (Wednesday) from 5 to 8 p.m., at Sturm Funeral Home in Mt. Lake and continue Thursday at the church for one hour prior to services. Sturm Funeral Home of Mt. Lake is handling the funeral arrangements.
    Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.sturmfh.com.
    Henrietta Gerdena Menken was born Nov. 26, 1922, to Louie and Hattie (Elsing) Menken on the family farm near Mt. Lake. She grew up in the Mt. Lake area where she attended country school. She worked as a housekeeper for a couple years before marrying Menno Hulzebos in 1942 in Mt. Lake. They lived in California where Menno was= stationed with the military before moving back to Mt. Lake following the completion of his service.
    They raised their family in Mt. Lake while Henrietta worked at Butterfield Foods, Tony Downs and Campbellís Soup for several years before working at Hiebertís Greenhouse for 35 years.
    After Mennoís death in 2008, Henrietta moved to Laker Apartments where she enjoyed new friends and activities. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren
    and great-grandchildren and looked forward to their visits.
    She was a member of Christian Reformed Church, where she served on the ladies aide until the church closed in 2001. She was presently attending Refuge Church in Mt. Lake. Henrietta enjoyed gardening, canning, cooking and
    baking bread with her grandchildren as well as crocheting
    and knitting.
    In addition to her husband Menno, Henrietta was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kelsey Hulzebos; two great-granddaughters; a brother, LaVern Menken; and a sister, Gertie Radtke.
    Survivors include her children: Allen (Phyllis) Hulzebos and Marlene (Craig) Olson, all of Sioux Falls; and Dennis (Reva) Hulzebos of Mt. Lake; seven grandchildren; 10 greatgrandchildren; and siblings:
    Duane (Elsie) Menken of Ft. Morgan, Colo.; Marcella Barlow of Flagstaff, Ariz.; Delmar Menken of Rapid City, S.D.;
    and Susan (Jerry) Neufeld of Kasota.










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