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 Edith Dorene <I>Adams</I> Tollefson

Edith Dorene Adams Tollefson

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Death 13 Jan 2013 (aged 95)
Burial Mount Vernon, Davison County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 103783296 · View Source
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Edith Dorene Tollefson was born October 21, 1917, at Newell, SD, to Harry and Fern (Holdren) Adams. She attended schools at Vale and graduated from Vale High School. She married Lyle Tollefson November 20, 1935, in Belle Fourche. They farmed in Sanborn County and Hanson County and then moved to Mount Vernon in 1950. She had been a resident of Mitchell since 2005.

She worked at the Mount Vernon School in the lunchroom and was a Nurse's Aide at the Storla Sunset Home. She always had a large garden, loved flowers and taught her children to make bread and can. She also loved music and playing the piano. She was a wonderful mom.

She was preceded in death by her husband Lyle in 2004, one son, Randall Tollefson, one daughter, Martha Hanson, a brother, Everett Adams and a twin brother, Donald Adams, two grandsons, Herb Tollefson Jr. and Michael Polz, one great-grandson, Jason Tollefson, one great-granddaugher, Stephanie Lyman and a son-in-law, Jim Hanson.


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  • Created by: Dakotafaye
  • Added: 19 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103783296
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edith Dorene Adams Tollefson (21 Oct 1917–13 Jan 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103783296, citing Mount Vernon Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Davison County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Dakotafaye (contributor 47413011) .