|Birth: ||Feb. 12, 1930|
|Death: ||Aug. 6, 2009|
Phyllis Ilene Albertson was born in Foxhome, MN, to Miles Gordon and Irene (Rislov) Albertson, on February 12, 1930. She graduated from Campbell High School in 1948. She received her Teacher's Certificate from Moorhead Teachers College in 1949, her AD in 1955, and her BS in 1961, from Moorhead State College. She started teaching in 1950 in the Bergerud Rural School, in Otter Tail County. She also taught in Albert Lea, MN, Luverne, MN, and Fargo, ND. Her last 21 years of teaching were at Thomas Edison Elementary in Moorhead, before retiring in 1987.
Phyllis married Richard Tweeton, on July 11, 1964, in Foxhome. They moved to Moorhead and raised two children, Kevin and DeAnna. They loved to travel and spend time at the lake. In later years, they loved time spent with their grandchildren, family and friends. They cherished playing cards and games with their grandchildren as well.
Phyllis had a passion for collecting dolls and plates. She was active in her church and Bible study groups.
On Thursday, August 6, Phyllis died at Bethany Retirement Living, her residence since 2007, with family at her side. She was 79. She was preceded in death by her husband in 2007, and her parents.
She is survived by her children, Kevin, Moorhead, and DeAnna (Troy) Haugen, Rochester, MN; daughter-in-law, Kimberly Tweeton, Moorhead; 5 grandchildren; three brothers, Merlyn (Ruth) Albertson, Moorhead; Virgil (Mary) Albertson and Darrell (Patty) Albertson, Fergus Falls, MN; and three sisters, Donna Mae (Arthur) Dahlen, Luverne, MN, Janice Dold (Chet Baker), Elko, MN, and Rhonda (Mark) Gasiorowski, Lakeville, MN.
Visitation: Monday, 5 PM to 7 PM, Korsmo Funeral Chapel, Moorhead, and one hour prior to the funeral, at the church.
Funeral: Tuesday, August 11, 2009, at 1 PM, The Lutheran Church of Christ the King, Moorhead.
Burial: Tuesday, 4:30 PM, Oak Grove Cemetery, Fergus Falls.
Richard George Tweeton (1927 - 2007)
Oak Grove Cemetery
Otter Tail County
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Record added: May 19, 2010
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