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Mildred Marabelle Morrison

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Mildred Marabelle Morrison

Mildred Marabelle Morrison, age 92, passed away on Friday, May 30, 2014, at the South Shore Care Center in Worthington, MN.

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Mildred was born on June 15, 1921, in Alba Township, Jackson County, MN, the daughter of Carl and Emma (Eidhammer) Peterson. She grew up in the area and graduated from Okabena High School in 1939. Mildred married Donald Morrison on January 26, 1941, at the Heron Lake Methodist Parsonage. They farmed with Dons father, Roy until they moved to Indian Lake Township, Nobles County, MN in 1949. They farmed the same Thompson land until retiring and moving into Worthington, MN in 1987.

Mildred was a member of Okabenas Methodist Church until moving her membership to First United Methodist Church in Worthington. She was a member of Project Clubs in Jackson County and in Nobles County. She enjoyed playing cards, dancing and having coffee with friends and family of which there was many.

They had four children: Janet Kay, who passed away in infancy in 1941, Barbara (Richard) Sohn of Lake Park, IA, David (Greta) Morrison of Minneapolis, MN, who passed away in 2010, and Michael (Lori) Morrison of Worthington, MN. Grandchildren are Joseph Sohn, Susan Peterson, Jeffrey Sohn, Alexandra Morrison, Benjamin Morrison, James Morrison, and Annetta Lee. Great grandchildren are Kyle Sohn, Callee Jo Sohn, Kiya Sohn, Andrew Peterson, Erin Peterson, Bret Sohn, Brody Sohn, Bella Morrison, and Grace Lee.

Mildreds brothers and sisters were: Victor, Gertie, Teddy, Tiny, Dorothy, Kenneth, Jack, Gaylord, Bumps (Mildred), Peg, and Bibs, of which Emma "Peg" (Clifford) Clark of Brooklyn Park, MN, and Arlene "Bibs" (Jim) Leckband of Brewster, MN are still living. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, eight brothers and sisters, two children, one grandchild, and one great grandchild.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 6, 2014, at 10:30 a.m., at the First United Methodist Church in Worthington, MN, with Rev. Dr. Daren Flinck officiating. Casket bearers will be Joseph Sohn, Jeffrey Sohn, Scott Peterson, Benjamin Morrison, James Morrison, and Joshua Lee. Burial will be in the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 5, 2014, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN.

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