Lillian A. Michaelson, 80

Lillian A. Michaelson, 80, of Marshalltown, IA passed away, Monday, August 5, 2013 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at the State St. Chapel of the Anderson Funeral Homes, in Marshalltown. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service, Wednesday at the funeral home. Internment will be in Eldora Cemetery, in Eldora, IA. Memorials may be be made to the Marshalltown Senior Citzens Center. Online condolences may be sent to

Lillian was born April 7, 1933 in rural Hardin County, Iowa to Henry and Marie Muhlena. She was a graduate of Union High School, in Union, IA. She was united in marriage to John Michaelson. He preceded her in death. Lillian was a member of the Marshalltown Senior Citizens Center and enjoyed spending time there. She also enjoyed attending services at the the Salvation Army, in Marshalltown. She enjoyed playing bingo, reading and going to dances. She also loved to travel and enjoyed trips to Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Germany.

She will be missed by her sisters, Evelyn Schwarck of Eldora, IA and Judy (Jack) McCoy of Stronghust, IL; her brothers, David (Pat) Muhlena of Union, IA and Kenny (Cindy) Muhlena of Dunbar, IA and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, John, she was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Rita Hammond; her brother Gerhart Muhlena and an infant sister Carolyn Muhlena.