Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home
Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home

Elda M. Mahler


Elda M. Mahler, 91, of Lincoln, passed away Thursday, September 3, 2015 at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

Visitation will be from 10 AM until 11 AM Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at Zion Lutheran Church, Lincoln. Funeral services will follow at 11AM also at the church with Pastor Mark Thompson officiating. Burial will follow at New Union Cemetery, Lincoln. Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home in Lincoln is handling services.

Elda was born April 30,1924 in Lincoln, IL., the daughter of John and Minnie (Hoffert) Mahler.

She was a long time member of Zion Lutheran Church in Lincoln. She worked for US Corrugated and Boise Cascade box factories, retiring after 32 years of service. Elda was an avid Lincoln Railer Basketball Fan and was inducted into their hall of fame. She was also an avid Chicago Cubs Baseball Fan. She enjoyed jig saw puzzles and has framed many of her works.

Surviving are her God Children Michael (Jana) Huelskoetter of Chatham, IL. and Kenda (Joe) Jones of Beason, IL.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial donations may be made to Zion Lutheran Church, Lincoln.

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