|Birth: ||Apr. 16, 1908|
|Death: ||Jun. 13, 2007|
Alma Augusta. Mathwig was born April 16, 1908 to William and Ida (Regal) Mathwig on the family farm in Lake Fremont Township, Dunnell, Minnesota. She received her education in rural school in District 58, Lake Fremont Township, rural Dunnell Minnesota. In 1928, she moved to Ceylon with her Mother. On September 15, 1929 she was united in marriage to Lawrence Detert at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Ceylon, Minnesota. They were the second couple to be married in the church. After there marriage they moved to his Father's farm in Tenhassen Township rural Ceylon. They farmed there until their retirement in 1970, continuing to live on the farm until her husband Lawrence passed away on November 11,1979. She moved her home from the farm into Ceylon a year later. In November 2000, she moved to her daughter and son-in-law's home in Sanborn, Iowa. After surgery in October 2006, she moved to Prairie View Home in Sanborn, Iowa. She was a member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Ceylon, Minnesota. After moving to Sanborn, Iowa she attended St. John's Lutheran Church. She loved to help on the farm and taking care of her animals. Alma enjoyed gardening, her flowers, traveling, fishing, playing cards and being with her family.
Alma died on Wednesday afternoon, June 13, 2007 at Prairie View Home in Sanborn, Iowa at the age of ninety-nine years.
She is survived by her, daughter, Darlene Anderson and her husband, Leonard, of Sanborn, Iowa; two granddaughters, Debra Kae Peterson and her husband, Eldon of Alta, Iowa and Jan Marie Anderson and her fiancée Donald Thom, of Windom, Minnesota; great grandson James Lawrence Anderson and his wife, Amber of Ceylon, Minnesota and other relatives and friends.
Alma was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Lawrence, infant sister Lydia, three sisters and brothers-in-law Elizebeth and her husband, Leonard Swenburg, Elsie and her husband, Ernest Bliesmer and Laura and her husband, Edward Holm and other relatives.
Created by: Suzanne Erickson
Record added: Jun 15, 2007
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