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Marie Aakre


Tue, Nov 6th, 2012
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Marie E. Aakre, 97, of Lanesboro died Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Green Lea Manor in Mabel.

Marie was born July 8, 1915, in Peterson to A.O. and Anne Marie (Thompson) Boyum. She was the 10th of 13 children. Marie graduated from Lanesboro High School in 1933. She lived for 10 years in Peterson before moving to a Lanesboro to be close to her father’s local grain elevator. Marie, like her parents, were highly involve with their church, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, especially in music. Marie and her husband, Arnold, were 50- year member of the church choir. Arnold met Marie during her employment at the Hanson Drug Store in downtown Lanesboro. He was a native of northwestern Minnesota and moved to southeastern Minnesota, pioneering in the newly formed U.S. Soil Conservation Service in 1938. Arnold and Marie were married on Aug. 14, 1938, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church parsonage by Pastor P.J. Nestande.

Born to this union were, Mary Ellen, Elizabeth Ann, Stewart Arnold and Lowell James. After her children left home, Marie found new employment as a Lanesboro correspondent for the Preston Republican-Leader for nearly a decade. Marie’s creativity expanded to her authorship of the C.C.C in Lanesboro, story found in Heartland Portrait, stories from the rural Midwest 2nd addition in 2009. Arnold was the former Mayor of Lanesboro. Marie was a member of the Mardi Club, WELCA, church choir for 50 years, and taught Sunday School. She was also on the Lanesboro Library Board for may years. The Aakres enjoyed traveling throughout their married life, visiting family and friends throughout the U.S. in 49 of the 52 states. Both were very involved in various community activities. Marie enjoyed entertaining immensely. She loved to write and many enjoyed her marvelous wit and journalistic style. Marie is survived by her children, Mary E. (Freiheit) Treu of Lanesboro, Elizabeth A. (Walter) Hubener of Mesa Ariz.,Stewart (Darlene) Aakre of Kingman, Ariz., and Lowell (Mary) Aakre of Nashville, Tenn.; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one brother, Duane T. Boyum of Kasson; and one sister, Rhoda (Marvin) Vernelle of the metro area. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, five

sisters and five brothers.

The memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Lanesboro, with the Rev.

Kerry Eversole officiating. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, N .....
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Ores Stanley Odland

Fri, Oct 19th, 2012
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Ores Stanley Odland, 85, of Good Shepherd Care Center in Rushford, formerly of Lanesboro, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, at the Inpatient Hospice Unit at Gundersen Lutheran in La Crosse, Wis., where he had been a patient for one day. Ores was born D ..... 
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Penny Rae Laganiere

Fri, Oct 5th, 2012
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Penny Rae Laganiere, age 56, of Ramsey, Minnesota, formerly of Lanesboro, died Saturday, September 22, 2012, in St. Louis Park, Minnesota following a brief illness. Penny was born on December 1, 1955, in Lanesboro, Minnesota to Austin and Alvina ( ..... 
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Marjorie Lou Eide

Mon, Oct 1st, 2012
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Marjorie Lou Eide, 81, of Lanesboro, died Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, in Lanesboro. She was born July 29, 1931, in Lanesboro, to Joseph and Bertha (Bremseth) Northouse. She graduated from Lanesboro High School with the class of 1949. On Jan. 14, 1950, s ..... 
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Charles L. Bremseth

Tue, Aug 28th, 2012
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Charles L. Bremseth, age 76., was born in Lanesboro, Minn.June 28,1936, the son of Alvin and Stella Bremseth. He resided in St. Anthony, Minn. He is survived by children, Renee and Bradley Bremseth, and Sara (Steve) Kedrowski; grandchildren, Joseph ..... 
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Beverly R. Overland

Fri, Aug 17th, 2012
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Beverly Ruth (Erickson) Overland, 83, of Preston, formerly of Lanesboro, died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, at Golden Living West in Rochester, where she has resided since June. Beverly Ruth Erickson was born Oct. 8, 1928, in Winona County, to Elmer Roy ..... 
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Lynne Joanne Flanigan

Fri, Aug 10th, 2012
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Lynne Joanne Flanigan Lynne Joanne (Gullickson) Flanigan was born July 31, 1958, to Arden and Donna (Jacobson) Gullickson in Lanesboro, Minnesota. She was relieved of her earthly duties on August 2, 2012, taken home to be with Jesus. She was the ..... 
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Dorothy Marie Blagsvedt

Mon, Jul 30th, 2012
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Dorothy Marie Blagsvedt, age 86, of Sacred Heart, died Monday, July 30, 2012, at the RenVilla Nursing Home in Renville. Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 3rd, 2012, at 1:30 p.m. in Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Sacred Heart. The R ..... 
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Geraldine Lotero

Mon, Jul 23rd, 2012
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Geraldine Frances (Egge) Lotero age 84 passed away March 15, 2012. She was born July 6, 1927, in Lacrosse, Wisconsin to Christian and Ruby (Skrukrud) Egge. She was a graduate of Lanesboro High School and the Methodist-Kahler School of Nursing. She a ..... 
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