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Lea Hejl

d. September 9, 2015

Lea M. Hejl, 67, of Austin, passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Home in Austin after a bout with cancer. Lea was born on March 6, 1948 in Yankton, SD to Albert and Ella (Carda) Fuks. She attended high school in Tabor, SD and later attended South Dakota State University in Brookings, SD. Lea married Leonard Hejl on December 28, 1968. Lea enjoyed visiting her children, traveling, especially to warm Mexico beaches, and walks with her pet dog, Jemma Lea is survived by her husband Leonard of Austin; children, Dean Hejl of Fayetteville, AR, Theresa (Jared) Davis of St. Peter, MO and Michael (Alicia) Hejl of North Mankato; two older sisters, Dorothy (Donald) Caba of Mills River, NC and Dolores (Don) Kotab of Dante, SD. Lea is preceded in death by her parents, two brothers John and Joe Fuks. Visitation will be from 5-7 pm on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at Mayer Funeral Home in Austin. Services and burial will be private. The family requests that all memorials in Lea’s name should be directed to The Mower County Humane Society.

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Saturday, September 12 2015
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Mayer Funeral Home
600 2nd Street NW P.O. Box 27
Austin MN 55912

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