Norseland – New Sweden News


By Marilyn Olmanson

Wayne and Jean Andreen of Los Alimitos, California returned to their home after spending over a week visiting relatives in the area and also her sister and husband Mary and Dave Brislance in Lutsun. They were house guests of Ann and Jim Freiderichs while here.

Saturday afternoon, many from this area attended the 50th wedding anniversary open house in honor of Keith and Sonja Olmanson at the Senior Center in St. Peter.

Sara Olmanson, daughter of Steve and Bonnie Olmanson, graduated Summa cum laue from Gustavus recently. Sara will begin medical school studies in September at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Sara is the fourth generation of Olmanson’s to study medicine. Grandpa Vern is very proud of Sara.

Recently, Willis and Alice Olson of St. Peter visited with Willis’ brother Claire and his wife, Pearl Olson, in Sky Valley, Georgia. Willis and Alice also visited with Claire’s son Gary and wife, Arlene, in Atlanta. They saw two of Gary and Arlene’s daughters — Becca who has a new home and a baby boy, and Jennifer who is having a new home built. Gary and Arlene are coming to Minnesota the end of August to visit Arlene’s mother in Willmar.

Best wishes to Lloyd and Ruth Olson on the occasion of their 60th wedding anniversary

Relatives received word that Hazel (Evenson) Peuser of New Ulm passed away. Her funeral was this past Wednesday.

Monday afternoon, Lorraine Hanson of Northfield and Marilyn Olmanson were visitor’s at the home of Connie and Lita Peterson in St. Peter.

Tuesday afternoon, Gabrielle Davis, of Duluth, and Wyatt Davis visited with their grandparents Duane and Marilyn Olmanson.

Happy anniversary to the following: Stan and Marge Halverson, Bill and Marilyn Robertz, Henry and Adeline Kretschmer, Harold and Louise Rodning, Don and Laurie Webster, Dale and Hope Redlin, Keith and Kathy Keogh.

Happy birthday to the following: Cora Sjostrom, Carl Annexstad, Elroy Johnson, Margaret Norell, Dorothy Olson.