Cozette Fjordbak, 91Cozette Patricia (Olson) Fjordbak was born September 6, 1919 in Canby to Coney Olson and Letha Tilghman Olson, and passed away on August 7, 2011.
Cozette Patricia (Olson) Fjordbak was born September 6, 1919 in Canby to Coney Olson and Letha Tilghman Olson, and passed away on August 7, 2011.
She grew up and graduated from high school in Hendricks. She attended Northwestern Institute of Technology and became a lab and x-ray technician. While working in Storm Lake, Iowa she met her husband, Arnol, and married on June 7, 1941 in South Sioux City, Nebraska. After her husband was discharged from the Army, they farmed in Hendricks, MN until 1951 and then moved to Benson to farm. In February 2010, Cozette moved to Alexandria.
She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant sister, Merry Lee; and her husband, Arnol.
She is survived by three children, Marcia (Harrison) Slocum, Ellie (James) Cavers, and Paul (Dee) Fjordbak; 10 grandchildren, Colleen Slocum, Lee (Jaime) Slocum; James (Shelley) Cavers, Sean (Jennifer) Cavers, Andrew (Leslie) Cavers, Kristin (Caleb) Murray, and Stephanie (Matt) Burns; and 12 great-grandchildren.
A funeral service was held Thursday, August 11 at Anderson Funeral Home Chapel in Alexandria with the Rev. Andrea Olson officiating. Music was provided by pianist, Matt Burns. Interment was at Benson City Cemetery in Benson. Casket bearers were Steve Bakkum, Andrew Cavers, Sean Cavers, James Cavers, Matt Burns and Caleb Murray.
Arrangements are with Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria; www.andersonfuneral.net.