Lenora V. Syhre-Dahlof, of Mora, formerly of Ashley, North Dakota, passed away on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Eastwood Senior Living in Mora. She was 86 years old.
MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 10:30 am on Friday, June 27, 2014 at the Grace Lutheran Church in Mora.
FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at the Zion Lutheran Church in Ashley, ND.
INTERMENT will be in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Ashley, ND
Lenora Pfeifle Syhre Dahlof died on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Eastwood Senior Living Apartments in Mora. She was 86 years old.
Lenora was born August 7, 1927 in Mott, North Dakota to Frederick and Celestine “Sally” (Roth) Pfeifle. She graduated from Mott High school in 1946 and married Roy E. Syhre on September 23, 1946 in Mott. To their union four children were born; Jeanette, Carolyn, David and Valerie. Roy and Lenora lived on the Syhre farm south of Scranton until 1956 when they moved to Bowman ND. Roy and Lenora moved to Napoleon, ND in 1965 and then to Ashley in 1971 for Roy’s work. Lenora worked several years in insurance sales and tax preparation. Once both Roy and Lenora retired they spent their winters in Phoenix, AZ. Roy died on January 15, 1998 and Lenora moved to Mora, MN in July 1999. She met Robert Dahlof in 1999 and they married on November 4, 2000.
Lenora enjoyed knitting, reading, playing Bridge, Canasta, Gin Rummy & Cribbage. She loved visiting and drinking coffee with friends.
Lenora was preceded in death by her husband Roy; her parents Fred and Celestine; two brothers Albert and Wilmer; two brothers-in-law; several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Lenora is mourned by her husband Robert of Mora, MN; her four children and their spouses Jeanette (Dale) Mausehund of Linton, ND, Carolyn (Peter) Bracchi of Nashville, TN, David (Maxine) Syhre of Santa Fe, TX, and Valerie Brown of Mora, MN; three step-children Robert (Nancy) Dahlof of Bloomington, MN, Raymond (Kelly) Dahlof of Albertville, MN, Ruth Ann (Craig) Vedvik of Champaign, IL; eight grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; four step great-grandchildren; brother Raymond (Barb) Pfeifle of Aberdeen SD; two sisters Ella (Frank) Phelps of Bismarck ND and Doreen (Bill) Johnson of St. Cloud, MN; two sisters-in-law LaVonne (Lynn) Dill and Alice Wingate; plus several nephews, nieces and cousins.
A Funeral Service was held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at the Zion Lutheran Church in Ashley, ND with Pastor Linda Schauer. Music was provided by Steve Glaesmann. Honorary Casket Bearers were Paul Mausehund, Brian Droke, Shane Brown, Megan Cowger, Kayla Brown, Jana Anderson, Erin Brown, and Kelsey Brown. Interment was in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Ashley, ND. A Memorial Service was held at 10:30 am on Friday, June 27, 2014 at the Grace Lutheran Church of Mora with Pastor Kate Schruba officiating. Music was provided by Jacki Peterson and the Amen Chorus. Arrangements were handled by Carlsen Funeral Home in Ashley.