MIDDLETON - Raechel Lehman, age 35, of Middleton, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, from a brain tumor, at The Ellen and Peter Johnson Agrace HospiceCare Residence.
She was born on Sept. 22, 1978, in Forsythe, Mont., the daughter of Jesse and Ann Durden. She married Marvin Lehman on Aug. 21, 1999, in Bozeman, Mont.
She was homeschooled by her mother through 12th grade. She attended Montana State University in Bozeman, where she earned her degree in construction engineering technology, with highest honors, in 2001, with a 4.0 GPA.
Her hobbies and interests were scrapbooking, gardening, quilting, embroidering, cooking, skiing, camping, biking and outdoor activities. Her greatest love was being a wife and mother to her husband and two boys. She was always positive, hard working, and everything she did was done in excellence. She was loving, compassionate, kind, strong and her faith in God was lived out in all areas of her life. She was a beloved wife, mother, sister, daughter and friend. She was loved by all who knew her. She will be mourned and missed by many, yet we take comfort in knowing she is at home with Her Lord.
She is survived by her husband, Marvin; her sons, Andrew and Ethan; her father and mother, Jesse and Ann Durden; her sisters, Bobbi Lynn Earl and April Morgan; and her grandmothers, Pat Stole and Barbra Durden. Raechel was preceded in death by her grandfathers, Don Stole and John Durden.
Visitation will be from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., and the funeral service from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12 , 2013, at BLACKHAWK CHURCH, 9620 Brader Way, Middleton, Wis. A brief reception will follow.