Marion Mitlyng of Montevideo died on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at Clara City Assisted Living at the age of 77.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church of Baxter. Rev. Matt Danielson will officiate and interment will be in the church cemetery.
Marion Diane (Maus) Mitlyng was born on November 15, 1943 to Adolph T. and Gladys R. (Sunderland) Maus. She was baptized and confirmed at Rosewood Methodist Church. Marion graduated from Montevideo Senior High School in 1961. After graduating high school, she joined the Women's Army Corps (WAC). Marion was united in marriage to Jon Mitlyng April 5, 1964. Marion and Jon moved to California 1964 and returned to Montevideo in 1975. Marion and Jon had three children: Lance, Matthew, David, and considered her nephews Doug Jr and Cory Maus as her sons.
Marion worked as a farmer, banker, county assessor, and at the Montevideo School Superintendent's office. She also volunteered at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church of Baxter and VFW Post 380. Marion's favorite passion was hosting gatherings for family and friends as she enjoyed having her house full of company. Marion is best known for being "Mom" to everyone from her siblings, children, family, and anyone in need of caring.
Marion is survived by her two sons: Matthew (Anita) Mitlyng of Anoka, MN and David (Tristie) Mitlyng of Denver, CO; four siblings: Bruce Maus of Woodbury, MN, Ruth (Ken) Cordingley of Aberdeen, SD, Marsha (Tim) Radermacher of Montevideo, MN and Cheryl Edling of Colorado Springs, CO; five grandchildren: Alicia, Demie, Andrew, James, and Gregory; nine great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death is her husband, Jon; her parents, Adolph and Gladys Maus; son, Lance D. Mitlyng; brothers Douglas and Clarence Maus; sisters-in-law Judy Marshall and Lorraine Maus; and brother-in-law Jack Edling.