Mavis E. Mumme, 93, of Franklin died Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Wood Dale Nursing Home in Redwood Falls. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 from St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Franklin with burial to follow in Fort Ridgely Cemetery, Nicollet County. Visitation will be held Tuesday, from noon until 2 p.m., at the church.
Arrangements are with Nelson-Hillestad Funeral and Cremation Service of Redwood Falls. E-mail condolences may be sent via www.nelson-hillestad.com.
Mavis Elvina Mumme, the daughter of Eberhardt and Molly (Elefson) Coyen, was born November 19, 1923 in Madison, Minnesota. She grew up in Madison and received her formal education there, graduating from Madison High School in 1939.
On January 22, 1949, Mavis married Harold Mumme. There was a good-old Minnesota snowstorm that day, so the only witnesses at the ceremony were their attendants, the minister and a mouse that scurried behind the altar. Mavis and Harold made their home in Madison for a year or two, then...