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Rosella M. Flygare July 1, 1928 - Oct. 5, 2008

ATWATER -- Rosella Mae Flygare, 80, of Atwater, died Sunday at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar.

The service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Atwater. Burial will be at Union Cemetery in Atwater.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are with the Atwater Funeral Home.

She was born July 1, 1928, at the family farm near Atwater to Clarence and Agnes (Anderson) Freeman. She received her education in the District 35 School and her high school diploma from the Morris Ag School.

She married Roland Flygare on Sept. 20, 1953, in Atwater. They lived and farmed in Gennesse Township. She has lived at Bethesda Heritage Center Nursing Home in Willmar for the past two and one-half years. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Atwater.

She is survived by four nephews including Cal (and Barb) Freeman of Atwater and one niece.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1978 and two brothers.