Wilma Lichtsinn, 102Wilma Dorothea Lichtsinn, 102, died Monday June 4, 2012 in Glenwood.
Wilma Dorothea Lichtsinn, 102, died Monday June 4, 2012 in Glenwood.
Wilma was born August 10, 1909 in Dumont to Henry and Margareta (Issendorf) Steffens. She was baptized and confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church. On April 2, 1930 she married William E.J. Lichtsinn and they had six children. For many years, they farmed in Traverse County and in 1940 they moved to Alexandria. They were members of Zion Lutheran Church in Alexandria.
Wilma enjoyed reading newspapers and journals, keeping up with current affairs, and very much enjoyed the grandchildren.
Wilma is survived by her daughter, LaVonne (Bryan) Larsen of Glenwood, Also surviving are 13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William; sons, Marvin, Donald and Dennis Lichtsinn; daughters, Ardelle Floding and Dianne Radford; son-in-law, Duane Floding; two grandsons, William Anderson and Keith Lichtsinn; and two granddaughters, Karin Lichtsinn and Sharon Schied.
A funeral service was held Thursday, June 7 at 11 a.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria with the Rev. William Moeller officiating. Kim Byrne provided the music. Interment was at Evergreen Cemetery in Alexandria. Those serving as pallbearers were Matthew Floding, Mitchell Floding, Chad Lichtsinn, Jason Lichtsinn, Nathan Lichtsinn and Sean Lichtsinn. Honorary pallbearers were Curt Anderson, Cole Anderson, Kirk Lichtsinn and Ken Radford.
Arrangements are with Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria; www.andersonfuneral.net.
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