|Birth: ||Dec. 26, 1927|
|Death: ||Feb. 16, 2007|
Malanka "Minnie" Kittelson passed away Friday, Feb. 16, 2007, at Littlefork Medical Center. She was 79 years of age.
Minnie was born Dec. 26, 1927, in Roblin, Manitoba, Canada, to Julian and Annie (Basaraba) Welenchenko.
Minnie worked as a waitress for most of her life at the Rex Hotel, Island View Lodge and owned and operated the Minnie & Mary Café.
Minnie enjoyed singing, crocheting, knitting and baking. She loved people and spending time with her family. She was a lifelong member of First Lutheran Church, International Falls, Minn.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Julian and Annie; her husband, Elmer, who died in 2001; her daughter, Jewel Monica, who passed in 1985; grandson, Julian Kittelson; and brother, Steve Welenchenko.
Minnie is survived by her daughter, Gail (Wayne) Pelland of International Falls; son, Gary Kittelson of Loman, Minn.; grandchildren, Troy (Lisa) Pelland, Tina (Brad) Larson, Casey Kittelson and Zeb (Penni) Kittelson; great-grandchildren, Samantha Hiebert, Matthew Pelland, Adam and Shania Larson, Kiana and Kiesha Kittelson and Gracie and Abby Kittelson; her sister, Mary Monrean of International Falls; sister-in-law, Gladys Welenchenko of International Falls; along with many brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, at First Lutheran Church, with visitation one hour prior to the service.
Memorials would be preferred to the Alzheimer's Association, 424 W. Superior St., Duluth, MN 55802 or to the Littlefork Care Center in Minnie's memory.
Interment will follow services at Riverside Cemetery Loman.
Condolences may be left at www.greenlarsen.com.
Arrangements are with Green-Larsen Mortuary Inc., International Falls.
Malanka 'Minnie' Kittelson, 79, of International Falls, Minn., died Friday, Feb. 16, 2007 in Littlefork Care Center. FUNERAL SERVICE:11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007 in the First Lutheran Church with visitation one hour prior to Service. Arrangements by Green-Larsen Mortuary, Inc. www.greenlarsen.com
Published in the Duluth News Tribune on 2/17/2007.
Elmer Conrad Kittelson (1921 - 2001)*
Jewel Monica Kittelson (1965 - 1985)*
Created by: James Radzak
Record added: Feb 20, 2007
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Nadine & Brian
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