Ione Hallum Obituary (2021) – Chatfield, MN

Ione Dorthea Hallum

RUSHFORD – Our mom Ione Dorthea Hallum was called household by her heavenly father on July 23, 2021 at the age of 94 a long time previous.

Ione was born at residence on her family’s farm around Isinors, MN on August 7, 1926. She was the fifth of seven young children to Ludvig and Edna (Tokvam) Knutson. She started faculty at the Clear Grif Region University and later on attended the Ask Country school, when the family bought a farm on North Prairie, MN.

She grew up aiding the household with the farm due to her father’s failing health. She also worked as a waitress at the Victory Cafe in Preston, MN. She was launched to the ideal pal of her sister’s boyfriend, Edwin, and that began a romantic relationship that led to marriage on June 14, 1947.

Edwin and Ione commenced their farming vocation by renting farms on a partnership with the entrepreneurs and inevitably ordered their very first farm in 1959. Ione worked together with Edwin caring for the dairy cattle, beef cattle, hogs and chickens. She beloved to bake, prepare dinner and entertain many others with her foods. She always built espresso and a lunch for any individual who stopped by to pay a visit to. She preserved a significant vegetable back garden alongside with many flowers distribute close to the garden in their manicured beds. She also designed numerous wedding day and anniversary cakes. She would usually have a novelty birthday or celebration cake manufactured for the youngsters and grandchildren.

Ione was a Sunday College Teacher for lots of decades at equally the Whalen and South Fork congregations. Edwin and Ione used their retirement years on the farm, but as Edwin’s overall health started to are unsuccessful, they acquired a property in Rushford. After Edwin’s passing, Ione commenced to clearly show indications of dementia, which led to her choice to transfer to the Excellent Shepherd Nursing Home. She used her remaining years there as she struggled with the development of the disease. Although the dementia may possibly have taken her memory, it never ever took her smile.

Ione is survived by her daughter Phyllis Danielson of Rushford, MN and her son Jerry (Bonnie) Hallum of Houston, MN two grandchildren: Brian (Sue) Danielson of Rushford, MN and Melissa Hallum of Houston, MN and two wonderful-grandchildren: Cole Danielson and Braden Danielson.

She was preceded in loss of life by her mother and father, her spouse Edwin, her grandson Bradley Danielson, her son-in-law Dennis Danielson, her sisters: Lucille, Hazel (Emil) Twedt, and Deloris (Leon) Bailey and her brothers: Edward, Ernest & Merle.

Funeral companies will be 1 PM, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at Highland Prairie Lutheran Church, rural Peterson, MN with visitation two several hours prior to providers. Pastor Kay Wold will officiate followed with burial future to Edwin at the Highland Prairie Cemetery.

The family prefers memorials be presented to the Highland Prairie Lutheran Church Cemetery Affiliation.

The relatives would like to extend a warm thank you to the team of Great Shepherd Lutheran Nursing Household, the staff members of St. Croix Hospice Treatment, as very well as to Pastor Luther Mathsen and Pastor Kay Wold.

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Printed by La Crosse Tribune on Jul. 27, 2021.

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