Obituary – Lizzie May Rehfeld

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Published Friday, October 7, 2022

Lizzie May Rehfeld was born August 6, 1931, in the township of Oliver, Unity, Ohio, to Christian Jobe and Orabelle (Hartman) Albright and passed away September 29, 2022, at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs at the age of 91.

She is preceded in death by her husband, James K. Rehfeld; parents; in-laws, Emil and Lelia Rehfeld; sisters, Louella Snell, Lois Albright and Effie Brooks; brothers-in-law, Bill Snell, Dean Brooks, Daniel Arnold, William (Khaki) Rehfeld and Wayne Boland; and sister-in-law, Bonnie Boland.

Lizzie is survived by her sons, Scott (Helen) Rehfeld of Ansley, Nebraska, and Ronald Rehfeld of Arapahoe; daughters, Brenda (Bruce) Fickenscher of Chivington, and Tina (George) McDonald of Cheyenne Wells; grandchildren, Tyrell (Angela) Fickenscher, Megan (Heath) Bachman, Brandon (fiance Kelsie) McDonald, Jessica (David) McVey, Tawna McDonald, Erin, Samara and Thomas Rehfeld; great grandchildren, Joseph, Maxine and Krystal Fickenscher, Brinley and Raylee Bachman, and Jameson and Lincoln McVey; sister, Pauline Arnold as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends. 

A memorial celebration of life for Lizzie May Rehfeld will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, October 14, 2022, at the Cheyenne Wells Christian Church with Ian Blacker officiating. A private family inurnment will be held at the Arapahoe Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lamar Christian Church, Lamar Salvation Army or to the Stockings for Soldiers, either direct or in care of the Peacock funeral home office.

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