|Birth: ||Sep. 24, 1895|
|Death: ||Mar. 11, 1986|
Gina Reierson, 90, a resident Broen Memorial Home, died Tuesday, March 11, at the home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 15, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Fergus Falls. Revs. Robert Nedrud and James McBride will officiate.
The youngest of nine children of Torkel and Kari (Risbrudt) Olson, she was born Sept. 24, 1895 in St. Olaf Township. She was baptized in Kvam Lutheran Church and confirmed in St. Olaf Lutheran Church. After attending School District #2 in St. Olaf Township, she entered the nursing program at Fergus Falls State Hospital.
On July 7, 1928, she and Gust Reierson were married. They lived at the Olson family farm and she cared for her mother. In 1943, they moved to Fergus Falls and she worked at the state hospital. She retired in the early 1960s. Her hus band died April 1,1960. She had been a resident of Broen Memorial Home since 1970.
Survivors include five daughters, Margaret Severson, Lillian Larsen and Mrs. Myron (Gloria) Hauge, all of Fergus Falls, Mrs. Rodney (Carrie Ann) Mecklenberg of Pine River and Mrs. James (Joyce) Stock of Mahnomen; 25 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from noon to 9 p.m. Friday at Glende-Johnson-Nelson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls and resume at the church one hour prior to services Saturday.
Gustaf Fingal Reierson (1893 - 1960)*
Gloria Christine Reierson Hauge (1940 - 1997)*
Note: Provided courtesy of the Otter Tail County Historical Society (www.otchs.org), which has further information available in its research library and on its web site.
Our Saviors Lutheran Cemetery
Otter Tail County
Created by: Marjorie
Record added: Oct 08, 2010
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