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Obituary for Marvella Kinneberg


Marvella Elizabeth Kinneberg, 86, of Caledonia, Minn., died Sunday, May 15, 2011, surrounded by her loving family, at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse. She had been a resident at Caledonia Care and Rehab for the past two and one half years.
She was born May 9, 1925, on the Cabbage Ridge Farm where her parents Robert and Ella (Cordes) Burmester resided. She married Edwin B. Kinneberg on June 12, 1949. Edwin preceded her in death on August 15, 2001, after 52 years of marriage. Marvella was a member of both the Loveless-Eikens American Legion Post 191 of Caledonia and the VFW Houston County Post 3833 Ladies Auxiliaries for over 59 years. She was well known for her fine sewing abilities and for her famous lefse making.
Survivors include her five children, Duane (Paulette) Kinneberg of Winona, Minn., Roger (Leslie) Kinneberg of Woodbridge, Va., Myron (Jean) Kinneberg of Caledonia, Linda (Duane) Schoen of Stoddard, Wis., and Kathy (Cecil) Inglett of Caledonia; 15 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; her sister, Bernice (LeRoy) Meiners; her sister-in-law, Charlotte Burmester; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, Marvella was preceded in death by her daughter, Janice, in infancy; her son David R. Kinneberg; her grandson, Thomas Kinneberg; her granddaughter, Collette Kinneberg; and her brother Harold Burmester.
Funeral services will be Thursday, May 19, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Caledonia. Rev. Steven E. Meyer will officiate. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Friends may call at Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Home, 518 W. Main St., Caledonia, on Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and also at the church on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Immanuel Lutheran Church, Caledonia or Caledonia Care and Rehab. Online condolences may be sent at www.jandtfredrickson.com.