The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

January 31, 2013

Adeline M. Lahti

Clinton Herald

CLINTON — Jan. 15, 1914 - Jan. 30, 2013

Adeline M. Lahti, 99, of Clinton, Iowa, passed away at the Bickford Cottage on January 30, 2013.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, February 1, at the Zion Lutheran Church, Clinton, Iowa. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral service from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church. Burial will take place at Springdale Cemetery immediately following the funeral service. Lemke Funeral Homes is assisting the family with arrangements.

Adeline was born on January 15, 1914, in Preston, Iowa, the daughter of Herman and Paulena (Haller) Meyer. She was united in marriage to Eino Lahti on February 8, 1936, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Preston, Iowa.

Adeline was self-employed working as an income tax bookkeeper and for the Post Office.

Adeline loved music and was a member of many singing groups including: The Young at Heart group, Clintonetts group, Rebeka’s Lodge, The North End Lyons and Lyonetts group and the Zion Lutheran Church choir. She was also a member of the Lyons Civic Club.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and two brothers.

Memorials may be directed to the Zion Lutheran Church.

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Death date: Jan. 30, 2013