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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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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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101 and going strong

Fri, Jul 11th, 2014
Posted in Harmony Features

In May of 2013 we visited with Amos Anderson for his birthday as he turned 100 years old. We thought for this year’s Senior Living Section it would be nice to check back with Anderson and see how he is doing after turning 101 on February 16, 2014 ..... 
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Inflow and infiltration issues in Harmony

Fri, Jul 11th, 2014
Posted in Harmony Government

At the Harmony City Council meeting on July 8, city employee Chris Johnson brought a problem to the attention of the council. Johnson noted at the wastewater treatment plant, there has been high levels of water infiltrating from the ground. While ..... 
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There was spirit in Harmony on July 4

Fri, Jul 11th, 2014
Posted in Harmony Features

The colors of red, white, and blue poured into the town of Harmony, Minn. during this year’s long Independence Day weekend. With July 4 falling on a Friday, many people enjoyed a three day weekend to take in all of the festivities the town had to ..... 
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Bloodmobile in Harmony on July 15

Mon, Jul 7th, 2014
Posted in Harmony Health & Wellness

Harmony will be hosting a bloodmobile at the Harmony Community Center from 1-7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 15, 2014. All donors will be required to provide identification before donating, so please remember your donor card or driver’s license. Typica ..... 
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Fillmore Central to offer trap shooting

Fri, Jun 27th, 2014
Posted in Harmony Education

Members of the Harmony Conservation Club attended the Fillmore Central School Board meeting on June 24. Board member Sue Sikkink explained they had approached her with the idea of starting a trap shooting team at Fillmore Central. The trap shooti ..... 
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Fifth annual Harmony Hustle sustains “A Brush with Kindness” projects

By Mitchell Walbridge

Fri, Jun 27th, 2014
Posted in Harmony Health & Wellness

“We’ve raised more than $18,000 in support of Habitat,” said Harmony Hustle co-organizer Ralph Beastrom who helps organize the Harmony Hustle, a 10K run, 5K run/walk, and a 1K Kid’s Challenge all part of Harmony’s Fourth of July celebratio ..... 
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Fillmore Central Band and Choir perform at Disney World

Fri, Jun 27th, 2014
Posted in Harmony Education

This past week, June 16-22, the Fillmore Central Band and Choir traveled to Orlando, Fla., to perform at the Walt Disney World Resort. The marching band performed at the Magic Kindgom during the afternoon of Wednesday, June 18, for an enormous crow ..... 
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