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Alvina S "Vi" Alness Cole
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Birth: Aug. 10, 1928
Death: Mar. 21, 1991
Mesa
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA

Alvina S. Cole was born August 10, 1928, to Magnus and Inga (Foss) Alness. She was baptized and confirmed at the Spring Creek Lutheran Church, and attended rural school near Clarkfield, Minnesota.

On November 5, 1949, she married Virgil Cole of Hanley Falls, Minnesota, at Spring Creek Lutheran Church. To this union two children were born, Dean and Gary.

She farmed with her husband, south of Hanley Falls, all her married life. She enjoyed faithful work at her church with Ladies Aid and other church activities. Her special interests were homemaking and baking for her family. Family times were her special love.

She and her husband spent the winter months, for the past ten years, in Mesa, Arizona where she passed away at the age of 62 years on Thursday, March 21, 1991 at the Mesa Lutheran Hospital following a brave struggle with cancer.

Surviving Vi are her husband, Virgil; two sons, Dr. Dean Cole and wife, Monica and daughter, Kenan, and Dr. Gary Cole and wife, Eva and daughter, Alicia; one sister, Jerry (Mrs. Bill) Schrupp; three brothers, Ornie, Inghart and Marlow.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Merlin. 
 
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 Parents:
  Magnus Alness (1886 - 1978)
  Inga Rasmine Foss Alness (1891 - 1931)
 
 Spouse:
  Virgil Howard John Cole (1922 - 2010)
 
 Siblings:
  Jorena Marie Alness Dotseth (1919 - 1992)*
  Merlin Ivane Alness (1924 - 1985)*
  Alvina S Alness Cole (1928 - 1991)
  Ordell Marlow Alness (1930 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
East Yellow Medicine Lutheran Cemetery
Hanley Falls
Yellow Medicine County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Gayle
Record added: Apr 20, 2012
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Alvina S Vi <i>Alness</i> Cole
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