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Marian WilsonMarian Wilson, 96 of Roslyn died on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at Sanford Hospital in Webster. Memorial services will be at 2:00 P.M. Monday, November 21, 2011 at the Strand-Kjorsvig Community Rest Home Chapel in Roslyn. Janet Johnson will officiate. Inurnment will be at Trondhjem Lutheran Cemetery near Veblen. There will be no visitation. Marian Evelyn Grimsrud was born on Saturday, August 7, 1915 to John and Thora (Haug) Grimsrud on a farm in Marshall County, South Dakota. She attended country school near her home and high school in Veblen and Aberdeen Normal. She worked in Sacramento, California. She married Marion Wilson in 1942. She later returned to South Dakota where she resided in Yankton and in 1972 entered Strand-Kjorsvig Community Rest Home in Roslyn where she has lived since. Marian passed away on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at Webster, South Dakota at the age of 96 years, 3 months and 8 days. Survivors include one sister, Gladyce Condo of Citrus Heights, CA; and many nieces and nephews . She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers, Marvin, Albert, Thelmar, Lloyd Otto, and five sisters, Clara VonEschen, Cassie Svalstad, Alma Zabel, Celia Wilson twin sister, Lilian Quande.
Marian will be remembered by many residents who knew her at Strand-Kjorsvig Care Center. I will always remember her attendance at Chapel. Even these past months when she has had difficulty holding the song booklet, I would see her singing/speaking the words to the hymns she knew. And those hymns touched her heart as tears rolled down her face. She seemed to never give up on life even when her body was giving up on her. God bless those who mourn her death.
Janet M. Johnson Nov 21 2011 12:00 AM
Marian You are in a much better place now. May you finally have peace.
Wayne & Marilyn Grimsrud Nov 17 2011 12:00 AM
Aunt Marian is in a much better place, imagine the homecoming she received upon her arrival! Thoughts and prayers to each and all.
Linda and Jerry Woodruff Nov 17 2011 12:00 AM
God bless Aunt Marian and hold her in the palm of His hand.
Darrell and Lois Vig Nov 16 2011 12:00 AM
WE are so sorry to hear of Marion's passing. She lived a long life. We hope all is well for all of you. Lillian never did see her great granddaughter, but she is a joy.
Bruce, Peter, and Susan Quande Nov 15 2011 12:00 AM