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Marcie Wolsted


Thu, Jul 17th, 2014
Posted in Harmony Obituaries

Marcie Wolsted, age 96 of Harmony, Minn. and formerly of Rochester, Minn. died Sunday, July 13, 2014 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester.

Marcie was born January 1, 1918 in Kenosha, Wis. to Clarence and Clare (DeRocher) VanEssen. She graduated from Brainerd High School in Brainerd, Minn. and attended the University of Minnesota where she met her future husband Rod Wolsted. She and Rod were married February 21, 1939 in Brainerd.

Marcie enjoyed spending time with her family in Harmony and their home at Round Lake by Brainerd. Marcie also enjoyed playing cards with her family, was an avid reader and worked Crossword Puzzles. She and her husband traveled throughout the United States, Europe and Mexico. Marcie was active in civic and youth organizations in Harmony. She was a lifelong member of the American Legion Auxiliary and served as its first President after WWII. In 1985 Marcie moved from Harmony to Rochester where she developed many close friends, she returned to Harmony in March of 2014.

Marcie is survived by two children: Michael (Donna) Wolsted of Minneapolis, Minn. and Barb (Jeff) Soma of Harmony; Six grandchildren: Michele, Lori, B.J., Joel, Lisa and Lynn; four great-grandchildren: Matt, Dan, Katie and Bailey; and a sister, Gloria VanEssen of Harmony.

She is preceded in death by her husband Rod in 1982; a son David in 1974; and a brother and sister-in-law, William and Patricia VanEssen.

Memorial Services will be Monday, July 28 at 11 a.m. at Nativity Church in Harmony with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial in Big Springs Cemetery, rural Harmony, will occur at a later date.
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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 fa ..... 
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ArtHaus To Host Summer Art Fair During Nordic Fest

Tue, Jul 15th, 2014
Posted in All Arts & Culture

ArtHaus, downtown Decorah’s home for the visual, performing, and literary arts, will host an Art Fair on Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26 featuring the work of nine regional artists in both ArtHaus (508 W. Water Street) and ArtHaus Studio (516 ..... 
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Enjoy a Vesterheim Adventure at Decorah’s Nordic Fest

Tue, Jul 15th, 2014
Posted in All Arts & Culture

DECORAH, Iowa—Vikings, folk-artists, storytellers, radio shows, movies, and more—explore Vesterheim, the national Norwegian-American museum and heritage center, during Decorah’s 48th Annual Nordic Fest, which kicks off with opening ceremonies o ..... 
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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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GCO, Nordic Fest, & Fall Calendar

Tue, Jul 15th, 2014
Posted in All Arts & Culture

It is a busy time of year for ArtHaus and your new Co-Directors are enjoying diving in head first! We are excited to share what's coming up and look forward to meeting more of you through our upcoming events. Please be sure to introduce yourself, or ..... 
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There’s a new Sheriff in town

Fri, Jul 11th, 2014
Posted in All Features

Well, not yet. But, there will be. With Fillmore County Sheriff Daryl Jensen scheduling his retirement for the near future, his last day on the job will be January 5, 2015. On that day, a new Sheriff will be sworn in to office for Fillmore County. ..... 
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