In Memory of

Pamela Mae Mohning

June 8, 1956 - December 29, 2019
From: Marcus, IA

Pamela “Pam” Mohning, 63, of Marcus, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019 at home surrounded by her loved ones.

Pamela Mae was born on June 8, 1956 to Keith and Twila Mae (Klingensmith) Klaschen. Pam grew up in the Grand Meadow area. Pam was baptised and confirmed at Meadow Star Church. She attended Marcus Community High School.  Her three greatest accomplishments were her sons Travis, Chad, and Kory. She worked hard so her boys could participate in baseball and football. On May 18, 1996 Pam married her best friend and the love of her life, Les Mohning.  They blended their families of seven children. Pam and Les loved to travel and go camping. Pam had a great sense of humor and her sons carry on that trait. Pam was a lifelong Broncos fan and loved Betty Boop. Pam loved to garden, bake, cook, craft, and paint. But above all, she treasured her time with family and friends.  She was a devoted wife, daughter, sister, mom, grandmother, and soon to be great grandmother. Pam worked at Heartland Care Center in Marcus until June 1, 2007. Pam beat the odds from a massive brain hemorrhage. Her devoted husband took care of Pam at home along with the help of great neighbor, Tanya Ybarra. Tanya became a sister to Pam.  

Those left to cherish her memories are her husband Les. Son Travis (Charissa) Schlenger of Blue Springs, MO. Mark (Christi) Schlenger, Tim (Madison) Schlenger, Bre (Brad) Meadows, and Kevin Schlenger.  Son Kory (Stephanie) Schlenger of Colorado Springs, CO. Seth (Amie) Reese and Abigail Schlenger. Blended son Chris (Nicole) Mackenzie, Ashley, Matthew, Lily and Alex Mohning of Jackson, MN. Blended son Tim (Emily) Christina, Kendra, Brooklyn Mohning, Kaylee and Kayla Vandewalle of Eager, AZ. Blended son Charlie (Amanda) Austin (Morgan), Alyssa, April, Autumn Mohning and Mason and Micah Gengler of LeMars, IA. Blended daughter Jennifer (Jared) Schoenrock, Avery, Addison, Kinley of LeMars, IA.

Brother Lonnie (Marsha) Klaschen of Washta, IA. Nephews Cody (Debbie) Carter, Baylee, Aiden, and Kennedy Klaschen of Algona, IA. Jamie (Kassie) Holden Klaschen of Washta, IA. Nieces Kiley Mae, and Amanda Klaschen of Washta, IA. Inlaws Lee (Lori) Mohning, Loren (Lynn) Mohning, Lisa (Doug) Engel, Louie (Kathy) Mohning.  Also left to cherish her are many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, and numerous cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her son Chad Schlenger, mother and father-in-law Lillian and Louie Mohning. Paternal grandparents John and Martha Klaschen, and maternal grandparents Rex and Elma Klingensmith and a special uncle Ray Elser, along with other family members.

Tribute Video
Memorial services will take place at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 4, 2020, at Meadow Star Church 6506 C. Ave. Washta, IA 51048.
Pastor Gary Fridley
Visitation will begin at 4:00 p.m. Friday, January 3, 2020, with the family present from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Friday night at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Marcus.
"Amazing Grace"
"How Great Thou Art"
"The Old Rugged Cross"
By the congregation
Grand Meadow Cemetery
At a later date.


Monday, January 13, 2020 at 10:18 AM
“Our prayers to Pam’s family on her call Home. Learned of her passing today. Pam’s dad Keith was my mom Minnie (Koch) Schmitt’s first cousin. Over the years we enjoyed seeing Keith and Twila at various functions. In years past, Pam and I would share genealogical information. May God’s Peace remain with you all.”
- Randy and Marilyn Schmitt
Friday, January 3, 2020 at 10:26 AM
“Les and family...My heart goes out to you and the family at the passing of Pam and her son. I know words can’t ease the pain of your loss, but hoping the love and support you get from family and friends shows the love we have for you. Please know that you ALL are in my thoughts and prayers. May the peace of Christ be with you at this time. Much love, Annie B.”
- Anne Bystrek Page
Friday, January 3, 2020 at 10:26 AM
“My deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Pam. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this time of loss and sadness. May you all find peace and comfort with your family. ”
- Tom Ludwig
Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 9:30 AM
“To all of Pam and Chad's family and friends we offer our deepest sympathy for you loss. You are in our prayers. Remember the good times.”
- Fred and Arlene Hollenbeck
Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 9:30 AM
“Les, we are so sorry for your loss. We always cherish our memories of the trip to Hawaii. May God be with you at this difficult time. Pam was blessed to have you. ”
- Sky and Jody Huston
Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 9:30 AM
“Les and family...I absolutely loved having the chance to care for Pam.. She was one of the most wonderful, sweet and caring woman that I know. We always had a good time laughing and talking about whatever it may be. I will truly miss Pam. ”
- Brenda Bute
Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 9:30 AM
“Lee and family: so sorry to learn of Pams passing. She lead a full life with her family and her memories will always live on in all of us. Prayers to help you through these times. Love you all. Uncle Ray and Cheryl”
- Cheryl lenz
Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 9:30 AM
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all”
- Jamie and Karmen Hodgdon
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 10:00 AM
“My deepest felt sympathies , Prayers for comfort
My cousin is walking with Jesus ”
- Debra Klaschen
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 10:00 AM
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, Les.”
- Evelyn Roseberry
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 10:00 AM
“Prayers to you Les and both families in this time of sorrow.”
- Floyd and Michelle Cmela
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 10:00 AM
“So sorry to hear of Pam's passing, she was a great lady and always had a smile.”
- Karyn Engebretson
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