Mavis Jean Buchmann Pahl was born May 18, 1927 to Ernest and Minnie (Schaefer) Buchmann. She was born and raised in the Jackson, Minnesota area. After marrying Otto Pahl in 1947, they resided in numerous states and settled on the family farm in Forbes, ND. Mavis and Otto later moved to Missouri in 1994. Otto soon passed in September of 1994. Mavis resided in Kearney, MO, until her death on September 24, 2022.
She is survived by her three daughters, Barbara Pahl Pfaff (Gary), Ruth Pahl Emery (Edward), Betty Pahl Casebolt (Jack), and her sister, Adella Buchmann. Her large family includes 10 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and five great-great grandchildren.
Visitation and funeral service will be held at New Direction Church, 21209 NE 188th St., Holt, MO, on October 1, 2022. Visitation will be at 10 a.m. with Service following at 11 a.m. Lunch to follow at First Baptist Church of Holt, 95 Maple, Holt, MO.
Arrangements in care of Fry-Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, Kearney.