Norseland – New Sweden News


By Marilyn Olmanson

Over the Labor Day weekend, Owen and Evie Swenson celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in St. Cloud. All family members were able to join them. Family and friends enjoying the weekend were Mark and Karen Swenson of Plymouth; Michael Swenson of St. Peter; Laura Swenson of Hillsdale, Michigan; Joel and Barb Polzin of Nicollet; Bryant Polzin of Brookings, South Dakota; Beth Polzin of Winona; Bruce, Ruth, Klea and Kasslin Swenson of New Sweden; Klarissa Swenson of Mankato; and family friends, Abi Schneider of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Brandon Filzen of New Ulm; Andrew Mueller and Seth Koestler both of Mankato.

On September 14th, the following attended the 1939 St. Peter High School class reunion at Whiskey River: Willard A. Johnson, Verone Langhorst, Robert Halverson, Lyle Seitzer, Arthur Glass, Lawrence Overn, Lorraine Honken, Bernice Murray, Lorraine Struck, Marion Veith, Sonny Beckel, and Shirley Kennedy.

Last Sunday, all of Carroll Hermanson’s six children, grandchildren and great grandchildren helped him celebrate his birthday at the home of Don and Rhonda Hermanson. Carroll and Elaine’s daughter, Denise Jones of Anacortes, WA, spent Thursday-Wednesday with her parents

Spending last weekend at the home of Ryan and Jennifer Gunderson and Nevin were Darwin and Brenda Gunderson. On Sunday, while there they took the Minnesota Zephyr from Stillwater 7 miles out and back as a “Travel Back In Time.” This was a gift from their children for their 60th birthdays.

Congratulations to Wallace and Darlene Tollefson on their 60th wedding anniversary.

Duane and Marilyn Olmanson enjoyed dining out with Bernie and Corrine Friday evening at Emma Krumbee’s in Belle Plaine.

Well wishes to Rose Anderson who is hospitalized with an enlarged heart.

Happy birthday to the following: Marilyn Robertz, Bill Robertz, Adler Erickson, Gen Boys, Don Burch, Tootie Dahleen, Ed Wetherwill, Cindy Mines, Linda Leafblad, Dale Redlin, Jerome Jaeger.

Happy anniversary to the following: Dick and Bonnie Compart, Cal and Agnes Brazier, Roger and Myrna Schoeb, Robert and Corinne Johnson.