Mava R. Barchenger
Mava R. Barchenger, age 100 of Sauk Centre, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, at CentraCare Health Nursing Home in Sauk Centre.
A memorial service will be at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 20, at First Lutheran Church-Christian Life Center, Sauk Centre, with a gathering of family and friends beginning at 11 a.m. Lunch and fellowship will follow the memorial service. A private family inurnment service was in Greenwood Cemetery in Sauk Centre.
Mava Ruby Shanahan was born May 10, 1915, in Scott, Saskatchewan, Canada, to William and Etta (Wehrhahn) Shanahan. She moved to the United States at an early age. She graduated from Sauk Centre High School, attended Normal Teacher’s Training and St. Cloud State University and taught in rural schools. She graduated from St. Mary’s School of Vocational Nursing in Rochester, Minnesota and was a nurse for 30 years. She was a member of First Lutheran Church and the Sauk Centre Seniors.