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Mabel Blynn

d. October 7, 2011

Mabel A. Blynn, age 92, of Austin, died Friday, October 7, 2011 at her son's home in Austin. Mabel was born February 20, 1919 to Rudolph and Amanda Preuss. She was one of 12 children. Mabel married John H. Johnson on December 24, 1941. They had three sons, Gordon, Johnny and Dick. They lived in Rose Creek, Minnesota where Mabel owned and operated a beauty shop. Mabel and John later divorced. She then married Howard Blynn in 1962. They lived west of Austin on a farm and raised hogs and sheep. Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, Gordon (Richelle) Johnson, Superior, WY, John (Elaine) Johnson, Grand Rapids, MN, Dick (Vicki) Johnson, Austin, MN; seven grandchildren; three step grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; three step children, Maureen Ator, Austin, MN, Nancy Pike, Wisconsin, Eugene "Skip" Blynn, Michigan; one sister; two brothers. She is preceded in death by her parents; five brothers; three sisters; husband, Howard Blynn. Funeral services will be held 10:30 am on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at First United Methodist Church with Rev. Marilee Benson officiating. Friends may call from 4-7 pm on Tuesday at Mayer Funeral Home and also one hour before the service at the church on Wednesday. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery.

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