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Irma Hoium

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Sept. 30, 1921 - June 11, 2009

DAWSON -- Irma Maxine Hoium, 87, of Dawson, died Thursday at the Johnson Memorial Home in Dawson.

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The service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Grace Lutheran Church in Dawson. Burial will be in Augusta Cemetery in Marietta.

Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, with a prayer service at 5 p.m., at the Hanson & Dahl Funeral Home in Dawson and for one hour prior to the service Monday at the church. Memorials are preferred.

She was born Sept. 30, 1921, in Canby to Herbert and Sadie (Westfield) Shaw. She graduated from Marietta High School. She worked as a telephone operator.

She married Oscar Hoium on Dec. 24, 1946, in Canby. She was a homemaker and continued to work as a telephone operator and wrote the Nassau news for the Western Guard. They lived in Marietta, Madison and Nassau before moving to Dawson in 1989.

She is survived by her children: Judi (and Ernie) Eggert of Boyd, Stan (and Berni) Hoium of West St. Paul, Larry (and Barbara) Hoium of Brookings, S.D., June (and Don) Granander of Andover, Donald Hoium of Big Lake, Bill (and Paula) Hoium of Big Lake and Mark (and Doreen) Hoium of Madison; 13 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a brother: Norman (and Susan) Shaw of Albuquerque, N.M.

She was preceded in death her husband on June 26, 1992; son-in-law: Donald Peterson; and two sisters.

May 22, 1926 - June 11, 2009

WILLMAR -- Thelma Lindsoe, 83, of Willmar, died Thursday at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar.

The service will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Calvary Lutheran Church in Willmar. Burial will be at noon Monday at the church cemetery.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are with Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar.

She was born May 22, 1926, near Spicer to Ole N. and Helga (Wig) Wareberg. She attended school at District 33 near Kandiyohi. She later moved with her family to a farm west of Willmar and attended District 80 - Priam School. She graduated from Willmar High School in 1944.

She married Rial M. Lindsoe on June 20, 1947. They lived their entire married life in Willmar. She owned and operated Thel's Ceramic Shop for 20 years.

She was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church for many years, served as a Sunday School teacher for 10 years, worked with the Advent Festival since it began, served on Altar Guild, sang in the choir and was a Luther League adviser. She was also a member of the Sons of Norway and sang in the Norwegian Choir.

She is survived by her husband; children: Jayne (and Tony) Forsythe of McAllister, Mont., Kristi Lindsoe (and Jim Oelkers) of Becker, Paul (and Lori) Lindsoe of Three Forks, Mont.; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sister: Hazel Peterson of Spicer; and a brother: Norman (and Carol) Wareberg of Westhills, Calif.

She was preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.

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