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Lillian D. Turner


Wed, Jul 16th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Lilllian D. Turner, 101, formerly of Lanesboro, Minn. passed away July 13, 2014 at the Green Lea Manor in Mabel, Minn.

Lillian was born October 15, 1912 in Kendallville, Iowa to Edward and Jane (Ellingson) Hoiness, the sixth of 11 children. The family moved to Harmony, Minn. where her father owned and operated the Harmony Creamery. She graduated from Harmony High School, and later moved to Billings, Mont. where two older brothers were living. It was in Billings that she met John L. Jones. They were married in 1935 in Decorah, Iowa. John was active in the Shrine, Lillian was a member of the Daughters of Nile. Their involvement in the Shrine activities was important to them both. “Johnnie” passed away in 1984.

Lillian was very active in her church, also belonged to the Sons of Norway, American Legion Auxiliary. and Eastern Star. While living in Billings she owned and operated a knitting shop, also giving knitting lessons to both men and woman. Cooking was a joy and a hobby as evidenced by her large collection of cookbooks and recipes.

She loved to travel and had been to China, Spain, Hawaii, Mexico and Norway. In 1989 she married Earl Turner of Lanesboro. They enjoyed traveling, eating out and being with their family and friends. Earl passed away in 1998.

She will be remembered for her great sense of humor and a positive attitude.

Survivors include two children, John Robert “Bob” Jones of Houston, Texas, Jacqueline L. Crutcher of Lanesboro and step daughter Elaine Turner of Wykoff, Minn.; four grandchildren :Lisa (Chris) Osgood of Tacoma, Wash., Julie McDonald of Portland, Ore., Pamela Lyles of Las Vegas, Nev., Paul Crutcher of Portland; twelve great grandchildren: Nathan (Crystal) Phillis, Brodie and Logan McDonald, Eric, Brian and Stephen Osgood, Turner Witt, Tara (Shaun)South, Ronald Lyles, Kyle, Madeline, and Cameron Crutcher; and three great-great grandchildren: Chasen and Eliana Phillis and Nathan Witt.

Survivors also include one sister Muriel Waage, of Northfield, Minn., Three sisters-In-Law: Zola Hoiness of Harmony, Minn., Carol Jones of Wilsonville, Ore., and Ruth Jones of Sun City, Ariz. Many beloved nieces and nephews also survive.

Lillian was preceded in death by her first husband John Lewis Jones, second husband Earl Turner, and her parents, seven brothers, and two sisters.

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Martha Ellen Vogen

Tue, Jul 15th, 2014
Posted in Harmony Obituaries

Martha Ellen Vogen, age 93, died Saturday morning, July 12, 2014, at the Stewartville Care Center. Martha was born June 26, 1921, in Austin, Minn., the 8th daughter of Casper and Cora (Wead) Bremseth. She was married in 1940 and later divorced. ..... 
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Olive Aletta Peterson

Tue, Jul 15th, 2014
Posted in Peterson Obituaries

Olive Aletta Peterson, 96, of Peterson, Minn. died on Thursday, July 10, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Rushford, Minn. Olive was born on September 4, 1917, on the family farm in rural Peterson, to Cornelius and Anna (Quamen) Fossum. ..... 
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Mildred Charlotte Anderson

Tue, Jul 15th, 2014
Posted in Mabel Obituaries

Mildred Charlotte Anderson Johnson, age 92, of Mabel, Minn., died Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Green Lea Senior Living in Mabel. Mildred was born March 5, 1922 near Bratsberg, Minn., rural Rushford, Minn., to Melvin and Catherine (Humble) Anderson. ..... 
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Juliet Alvera Campbell

Thu, Jul 10th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Juliet Alvera Campbell, 91, of Lanesboro, Minn., died Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Mayo Clinic Hospital - St. Mary’s Campus in Rochester, Minn. Juliet was born August 18, 1922 on the family farm in Carrollton Township, rural Lanesboro to Jennie O ..... 
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Lucille Katarina Cerling

Tue, Jul 8th, 2014
Posted in Wykoff Obituaries

“Life is worth living as long as there is a laugh in it,”author L.M. Montgomery once said. Lucille Katarina Cerling was born on October 6, 1988 in Houston, Texas with congenital muscle and joint defects that prevented her from almost any movemen ..... 
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Lester E. Allen

Tue, Jul 1st, 2014
Posted in All Obituaries

Lester E. Allen, age 98, of Decorah, Iowa died Sunday, June 29, 2014 at the Aase Haugen Home in Decorah, Iowa. Lester was born July 6, 1915 in Spring Grove, Minn. to John Thomas and Emma (Forde) Allen. He attended the Grindeland School near Hespe ..... 
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Virgil Kenneth Arett

Mon, Jun 30th, 2014
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Virgil Kenneth Arett, age 92, of Spring Valley, Minn. passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014. He was born March 22, 1922 in Freeborn County near Moscow, Minn. to Benjamin and Ida Mae (Hubbard) Arett. He married Lillian E. Kingsley June 8, 1940 at the L ..... 
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Anton “Andy” Ludwig Petersen

Mon, Jun 30th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Anton “Andy” Ludwig Petersen, 83, of Chatfield, Minn., died Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield. Anton was born May 12, 1931 in New York City to Martin J. & Teresa (Kucera) Petersen. He attended school in New ..... 
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