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Mabel M. "Cookie" (Klatt) Liefert

December 29, 1930 ~ October 28, 2021 (age 90)

Obituary

Mabel passed away on October 28, 2021, at the Buffalo Hospital in Buffalo, MN. Mabel was born on December 29, 1930 in Monticello, the daughter of Leo and Florence (Wilken) Klatt. 

Mabel had a big heart and was a frequent volunteer. She donated her time and talents to the Monticello American Legion Ladies Auxiliary for 52 years, the Hospital Auxiliary, Meals on Wheels, and the local blood drives. She enjoyed playing cards, Bunco, Bingo, going to the casino (and winning!), also enjoyed being around people due to her friendly and outgoing personality. 

Mabel is survived by her son Thomas (Barbara) Liefert of Monticello; 6 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brother Larry (Diane) Klatt of Clearwater; sister-in-law Joan Klatt of Monticello; daughter-in-law Jan (Jeff) Hofford; many nieces, nephews, many other relatives, and friends.  

 Mabel was preceded in death by her parents; husband George; son, Jerry Liefert; sisters and their spouses, Verna and Warren Snodgrass, Hattie and Glen Arnold; brothers Robert, Roger, Delbert, and Gordon Klatt. 

Visitation will be held from 4pm-8pm on Wednesday, November 3, 2021, with prayer service at 7pm at Peterson-Grimsmo Funeral Chapel, 250 E. Broadway, Monticello. Funeral service will be held at 11am, on Thursday, November 4, 2021, at St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 413 E. 3rd St., Monticello with 1 hour visitation prior to service at church. Interment to follow at Riverside Cemetery, Monticello. Arrangements are being handled by the Peterson-Grimsmo Funeral Chapel in Monticello. 763-295-2918. (www.peterson-grimsmo.com) 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
November 3, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Peterson - Grimsmo Funeral Chapel
250 E. Broadway
Monticello, MN 55362

Prayer Service
Wednesday
November 3, 2021

7:00 PM
Peterson - Grimsmo Funeral Chapel
250 E. Broadway
Monticello, MN 55362

Visitation
Thursday
November 4, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church
413 3rd Street East
Monticello, MN 55362

Funeral Service
Thursday
November 4, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church
413 3rd Street East
Monticello, MN 55362

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