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Magdalene Margrete Almlie Bruland
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Birth: Feb. 19, 1927
Bricelyn
Faribault County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Dec. 3, 1999
Astoria
Clatsop County
Oregon, USA

Magdalene Bruland, 72

Services were held Tuesday, December 14, 1999 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Frost, Minnesota for Magdalene M. Bruland. Ministers were Rev. Patricia Hinkie and Rev. Ed Nieman.

Magdalene Margrete Almlie was born February 19, 1927 to Hans P. and Marie (Haaland) Almlie at Bricelyn, Minnesota. She was baptized and confirmed at Bethany Lutheran Church.

Magdalene attended Bricelyn schools and graduated from Bricelyn High School in 1944. She then attended and graduated from Luther College in Decorah, Ia. in 1948. Magdalene was on the faculty at Luther College for a time before going on to the University of Michigan where she received a Master's Degree in Library Science. She was on the faculty at Ball State College in Michigan and then moved to Bellingham, Wa. where she was on the faculty for several years at Western Washington State University.

Magdalene was married to Christian Bruland in 1958 at Bethany Lutheran Church. While her husband was a student at Luther Seminary in St. Paul she worked in the library at the seminary. They served parishes in South Dakota and Chinook, Wa. After their move to Washington she began working at Clatsop Junior College in Astoria, Oregon, a position she held until her retirement four years ago.

The past two years she has been a resident of the Host House in Astoria suffering from Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.

She died on Friday, December 3, 1999 at the age of 72 years.

Magdalene is survived by one son, Craig and wife, Laura of Haines, Or.; one daughter, Andrea Bruland of Boise, Id.; one grandson, Shan of Haines, Or.; one brother, John Almlie and wife, Lucille of Tracy, Mn.; one sister, Sylvia and husband Paul Ranum of Starbuck, Mn.; nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Her parents and husband preceded her in death.

Interment was at Bethany Lutheran Cemetery with Almlie Funeral Home of Tracy handling arrangements. 
 
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 Parents:
  Hans Peiter Almlie (1883 - 1973)
  Marie Petrine Haaland Almlie (1888 - 1957)
 
 Spouse:
  Christian Bruland (1922 - 1991)*
 
 Sibling:
  Marianne M. Almlie Lee (1922 - 2009)*
  Magdalene Margrete Almlie Bruland (1927 - 1999)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bethany Cemetery
Frost
Faribault County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Peggy
Record added: May 22, 2011
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