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Mary Ann Salmonson

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Mary Ann Salmonson

Feb. 4, 1936-Oct. 24, 2013

Mary Ann Salmonson, 77, of Menahga, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at her home, with her family at her side.

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Mary Ann was born to Carl and Selma (Koepke) Schwan on February 4, 1936 in the township of Dupont, located in Waupaca County near Marion, Wis. She graduated from the Marion Public High School in 1953.

After high school Mary Ann ventured to Milwaukee. While in Milwaukee, she met a young man from Minnesota who had just been honorably discharged from the Army, George Salmonson. The young couple got married on September 4, 1955 in Marion.

In 1964, they moved to Toad Lake Township, near Osage, where they engaged in dairy farming. Mary Ann was a long time and faithful member of the Spruce Grove Apostolic Lutheran Church near Wolf Lake, where she was a former Sunday school teacher and organist.

Above all, Mary Ann devoted her life to her husband, her daughters, her grandchildren and her great grandchildren, whom she loved with all her heart.

She will be lovingly remembered by her husband for the past 58 years, George; her three daughters, Deborah (Joshua) Aho of Wolf Lake, Rebecca (Terrance) Seaberg of Detroit Lakes and Patricia (Harvey) Aho of Wolf Lake; 19 grandchildren; 35 great grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29 in Spruce Grove Apostolic Lutheran Church, Wolf Lake, with the Reverend Dennis Hannu and Reverend Elmer Yliniemi officiating.

A visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28 in Jones-Pearson Funeral Home, Menahga, and for one hour prior to Tuesday's services at the church.

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