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 Willene Ann “Billie” <I>Dulluhn</I> Axelson

Willene Ann “Billie” Dulluhn Axelson

West Saint Paul, Dakota County, Minnesota, USA
Death 20 Jun 2008 (aged 78)
Minnesota, USA
Burial Welch, Goodhue County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 27764839 · View Source
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The funeral for Willene A. "Billie" Axelson will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Wanamingo, with the Rev. Byron Meline officiating. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday in Cross of Christ Lutheran Church Cemetery in Welch.

Mrs. Axelson, 78, of Wanamingo, died Friday (June 20, 2008) at the home of David and Jennifer Sanneman.

Willene Ann Dulluhn was born Aug. 5, 1929, in West St. Paul. She grew up in West St. Paul and graduated from South St. Paul High School in 1947. She attended Gustavus Adolphus College and received a nursing degree in 1950 from Bethesda Hospital in St. Paul. On May 6, 1950, she married Kenneth Axelson.

Mrs. Axelson lived most of her life in Wanamingo, and for 33 years worked as a nurse for Dr. William Walter. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and the Quamme VFW Post 186 Auxiliary, where she was treasurer for many years. She enjoyed reading, crocheting, playing the piano, cross-stitching, and playing bridge. She was an avid sports fan.

She is survived by her husband; three sons, Larry of Wanamingo, Dale (Sheri) of Pukalani, Hawaii, and Jon (Lupe) of Yorkville, Ill.; three daughters, Beth (Steve) Weisbecker of Mankato, Minn., Bonnie (Paul) Peterson of Brainerd, Minn., and Jennifer (David) Sanneman of Byron; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a brother, Harvey Dulluhn; and a sister, Norma Lindstrom.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Mahn Family Funeral Home-Larson Chapel in Zumbrota, and an hour before the service Wednesday at the church.

Casketbearers will be her grandchildren, Sarah Collins, Kellie and Kyle Bunnell, Scott Axelson, and Nick and Blake Sanneman.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Willene Ann “Billie” Dulluhn Axelson (5 Aug 1929–20 Jun 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27764839, citing Cross of Christ Lutheran Church Cemetery, Welch, Goodhue County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by DaveVangsness (contributor 16959198) .