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DECEMBER 14, 1977


            Funeral services were held for Alfred Templin Saturday, Dec. 17, 1977, at 2:00 p.m. at First Ev. Lutheran Church in Glencoe. Pastor Ed Blumenkamp officiated. Mrs. Carol Affeldt was organist and choir director. The Ladies Choir sang “For All the Saints” and “I Know of a Sleep in Jesus Name” and the congregation joined with hymn no. 95, “Savior of the Nations Come.”


            Alfred C. Templin was born August 24, 1898 in McLeod County, the son of Adolph Templin and his wife, Minnie (nee Proehl). He departed this life in Glencoe December 14, 1977 at the age of 79-years.


            He was born into the Christian Church through baptism September 25, 1898 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Helen Township. On March 31, 1913, he made public confession of his faith in the rite of confirmation at the same church.


            On August 30, 1927, Mr. Templin was united in marriage with Lydia Harms by Pastor Dysterhoeft at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Helen Township.


            He was preceded in death by five brothers and sisters.


            Alfred Templin will be held in loving memory by his wife, Lydia; sisters: Mrs. George (Francis) Huepenbecker of Glencoe, Mrs. Elsie von Berge of Plato, and Mrs. Walter (Anna) Brinkmann of Glencoe, sister-in-law: Mrs. Malinda Templin of Plato, other relatives and many friends.


            Spring Interment will be at First Ev. Lutheran Cemetery in Glencoe.


            Johnson Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.


            Casket bearers were Ernie Templin, Lawrence Bierman, Hillard Schuth, Fredrick Harms, Arnie Severson and Norman Brinkman.


Glencoe Enterprise

December 22, 1977