IRENE WILHELMENA MAHLBERG, 87, of Earling (12-21-11)


December 19th, 2011 by Jim Field

IRENE WILHELMENA MAHLBERG, 87, of Earling died Sunday, December 18th at Myrtue Medical Center in Harlan.  Mass of Christian Burial for Irene Mahlberg will be held Wednesday, December 21st at 10:30 am in the St, Joseph Catholic Church in Earling.  Pauley-Jones Funeral Home in Harlan in charge of arrangements.


Visitation will be Tuesday from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the funeral home.

A rosary will be held Tuesday at 7:00 pm at the funeral home.

Burial in the St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Earling.

Irene Wilhelmena Mahlberg is survived by:

7 Sons:

  • Darrell (Elizabeth) Mahlberg of Charter Oak
  • Randy (Linda) Mahlberg of Sloan
  • Terry Mahlberg of Anchorage, AK
  • David (Lois) Mahlberg of Denison
  • Joe (Kathy) Mahlberg, Jr. of Earling
  • Jim (Andrea) Mahlberg of Neola
  • Kelly (Penny) Mahlberg of Earling

4 Daughters:

  • Sandy Mahlberg of Harlan
  • Karen (David) Jones of Council Bluffs
  • Becky (Tim) Haas of Omaha
  • Jane (Larry) Boettger of Denison

2 Brothers:

  • Alfred (Joan) Leinen of Earling
  • Ed (Carol) Leinen of Harlan

4 Sisters:

  • Lavina Blum of Dunlap
  • Cecelia Buckley of Earling
  • Marcella (Kenneth) Dillemuth of Pahrump, NV
  • Rose Mary Rehberg of Cedar Rapids

3 Sisters-in-law:

  • Estelle Leinen of Dow City
  • Margie Leinen of Omaha
  • Bernadette Leinen of Dunlap

24 Grandchildren

20 Great-Grandchildren