Rosella Truedson, 79
Rosella Truedson, formerly of Walnut Grove, MN,
age 79, died Monday, August 25, 2008 at the Hospice
House of Marshall, MN. A memorial service will be
held 10:30 AM Saturday, September 6, 2008 at the
Trinity Lutheran Church in Walnut Grove. Visitation
will be from 9:00 AM until the time of service on
Saturday. Interment will be at the Walnut Grove
City Cemetery with a luncheon to follow at the church.
The Almlie Funeral Home of Tracy is handling the
Online condolences may be placed at www.almliefh.com.
Alice Rokke, 98
Alice Rokke, 98, died on Saturday, August 23, 2008
at the Good Samaritan Center in Warren, MN.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, August
30, 2008 at Bethania Free Lutheran Church, rural
Newfolden, MN with Reverend Philip Rokke officiating.
Burial will be in Bethania Cemetery, rural Newfolden.
Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, August 29,
2008 at Johnson Funeral Service, Thief River Falls,
MN with a 7 p.m. Prayer service, also at the church
for one hour prior to the service, Saturday.
Alice Ruby Horgen was born to Alfred and Anetta
Horgen on the family farm in McCrea township of
rural Warren on December 15, 1909. She was
baptized and confirmed at the McCrea Lutheran Church.
She attended school at the rural Horgen school and
at the North Star College in Warren. She worked
as a nurses aid at the Bethesda Invalid Home in
St. Paul until she married.
Alice married Arnold Rokke of Newfolden at her parent’s
home on December 31, 1936. Arnold and Alice
had 5 children: Anita Martha, Marilyn Alice, Naomi
Karen, Marjory Jean and John Arnold.
Preceded in death by husband, Arnold, in 1986, infant
daughter, Marjory, in 1947, parents, 12 sisters
and brothers and sisters and brothers-in-law.
Survived by children: Anita (Adrian) Duske of Waverly,
MN, Marilyn (Dennis) Gray of Newfolden, MN, Naomi
(Dennis) Winkelmann of Fosston, MN, John (Denise)
Rokke of Waseca, MN; 11 grandchildren; 10 great
grandchildren. She is also survived by a sister,
Lola Hedlund of Warren and sisters-in-law, Ebba
Horgen of Owatonna and Junice Horgen of Warren as
well as many nieces and nephews and family friends.
Family condolences may be sent at www.johnsonfuneralservice.com