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Viola Berg


Mon, Feb 29th, 2016
Posted in Ostrander Obituaries



Funeral services for Viola Berg will be held 11:00 A.M. Friday, March 4, 2016 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Ostrander, MN with Pastor Herman Bakker officiating. Burial will take place in the Ostrander Cemetery. Visitation will be held 5:00-7:00 P.M. Thursday, March 3, 2016 at the church and will continue one hour prior to the service. Hindt Funeral Home of Spring Valley, MN is in charge of arrangements.

Viola I. Berg, age 93, of Ostrander, MN passed away in her sleep on Monday, February 29, 2016 at the Ostrander Care Center in Ostrander, MN where she was a resident since January 2012.

Viola Ione Henderson was born at the family home near Chester, IA on February 25, 1923. She was the daughter of John and Mabel (Elfrink) Henderson. Viola was baptized and confirmed in the Greenleafton Church. On April 12, 1940, Viola was united in marriage to Oscar Berg at her family home. They farmed in the Ostrander area for over 40 years. She helped feed the animals, milk the cows, and was an avid gardener raising large amounts of strawberries. After retiring, Viola and Oscar moved to Cresco, IA. There, they became members of the Immanuel Lutheran Church. While living in Cresco, Viola worked at the Cresco Care Center and waitressed at the Red Hut and then the Country Kitchen Restaurant. After retirement, Viola enjoyed baking, cooking, entertaining family and friends, and also playing cards and shopping.

Viola is survived by her daughter, Barbara (Steve) Ludemann of Heron Lake, MN; sons, Darrell (Shirley) Berg of Spring Valley, MN and Richard (Lois) Berg of Eau Claire, WI; 5 grandchildren, David, Dan, Kevin, Kimberly, and Shelley; 9 great grandchildren, Brandon, Benjamin, Dustin, Jarod, Jordyn, Daylan, D.J., Jaden, and Isaac; 5 great-great grandchildren, Lexi, Bradan, Isabella, Urijah, and Kinnick; and sister, Betty (Al) Root of Rochester, MN.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Mabel, husband, Oscar in 2003, and 3 brothers, Harlan, Vernal, and Carroll.

Always loved, never forgotten

Condolences may be left online at www.hindtfuneralhomes.com

Martha G. Nolta

Wed, Nov 11th, 2015
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Martha Geneva Nolta, 86, passed away at Saint Mary’s Hospital on November 5, 2015. She was born in Bailey, N.C. on November 9, 1928. She was one of 12 children born to cotton & tobacco farmers, Henry and Alma Adams. She left the south when she ma ..... 
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Gerald “Jerry” D. Higgins

Mon, Jun 15th, 2015
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Funeral services for Gerald “Jerry” D. Higgins, 69, of East Moline, IL, were at 10 A.M. Friday, June 5, 2015 at the Van Hoe Funeral Ltd., East Moline, IL. Burial took place at Rock Island National Cemetary. Visitation was 4:00-7:00 PM Thursday ..... 
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Wauneta Back

Mon, Nov 10th, 2014
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Wauneta Back Funeral services for Wauneta Back were held 11 a.m. Monday, November 3, 2014 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Ostrander, Minn. with Pastor Herman Bakker officiating. Burial took place in Bloomfield Cemetery. Visitation was held 3 p.m. - 6 ..... 
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Arlynn Blaine Bestor

Tue, Jul 29th, 2014
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Arlynn Blaine Bestor, age 88, of Ostrander, Minn., died Saturday, July 26, 2014, at his home. Arlynn was born July 12, 1926, in Greenleafton, Minn., the son of Ernest and Pearl (Dornink) Bestor. He served with the US Navy during WWII in both the ..... 
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Laurie Christopherson

Mon, Feb 24th, 2014
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Laurie Christopherson, age 56, of Ostrander, Minn. passed away Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at the Stewartville Care Center in Stewartville, Minn. Laurie Rollie was born October 20, 1957 in Zumbrota, Minn. to Larry and Evelyn (Schultz) Rollie. She ..... 
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Walter Eugene Rendahl

Wed, Feb 5th, 2014
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Walter Eugene Rendahl, age 95, of Ostrander, Minn. passed away Friday, January 31, 2014 at the Ostrander Care and Rehab. Walt was born to Louis and Carrie (Amdahl) Rendahl on Decemeber 17, 1918 on the family farm near Ostrander. He attended Sample ..... 
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Philip Wane Holt

Fri, Aug 23rd, 2013
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Philip Wane Holt 51, of Ostrander, Minn. passed away August 21, 2013 at home following a lengthy cancer battle. Philip was born December 15, 1961 in Rochester Minn. He attended high school in both Alabama and Minnesota, later obtaining his GED i ..... 
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Edwin P. Fought Jr.

Fri, Jul 5th, 2013
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Edwin P. Fought Jr. Edwin P. Fought, Jr. 60, of Le Roy, Minn., passed away Friday, June 28, 2013 at the Adams Health Care Center. He passed away peacefully after a year long battle with cancer. Ed was born in Racine, Wis. on December 5, 1952 to J ..... 
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