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Norseland – New Sweden News

June 6th, 2007

By Marilyn Olmanson

We are sorry to have to report that Roger Torgerson had a tractor accident. His tractor ran over him, fracturing shoulder, vertebrae, and ribs. For now he is at Hennepin County General. Let us all remember him in our prayers.

Melody Lundberg of Bakerfield, CA., spent a week visiting her mother Cora Sjostrom in St. Peter. While here she attended the pinning ceremony of her daughter, Lindsay Lundberg Friday evening at the Three Crowns Room at Gustavus. Saturday a.m. they attended an honors ceremony at Christ Chapel. Suzanne Herberg of LeSueur joined them.

Mother’s Day was very special for Lola Freundl’s daughters, Marjean Hendrycks and Terri Schuette and great-grandson Cale Hendrycks went to church with their men. During the afternoon, Duane from the Hardware Center and his son, Ben, had pie and coffee with Barney and Lola.

Monday evening, Belgian waffle supper guests of Duane and Marilyn Olmanson were Rhonda Wendinger of LeSueur; Aja Bjiz of St. Peter, and Bea Hanson of Mesa, AZ

Seth Donovan Grabow, son of Shaun and Nancy Grabow was confirmed on Sunday, April 29th at the Norwegian Grove Lutheran Church with the Rev. Craig Ferkenstad officiating. Seth’s sponsors are Doug and Lori Lundeen and Joshua Grabow. His Bible verse is from 1 Timothy 6:12. A dinner for 18 followed at his parents’ home. Guests included his sponsors, and grandparents, Carl and Shirley Grabow and Herb and Bernice Wills.

Congratulations to Margaret Annexstad who became great-grandmother for the first time when Aaron and Amy Spangler of Park Rapids had a baby boy, on Tuesday, May 14th. They have given him the name Hank Matthew. Hank weighed in at 6 lbs, 2 ozs. Grandparents are Dr. Maurice and Carolyn Spangler of Park Rapids.

Mother’s Day guests at Gail Norell’s were the entire Norell family. Burt, Bruce, Byron, Joanne and Margaret.

On Saturday, the Norell family attended Nicole’s graduation from Mankato State University. Congratulation to Nicole.

Floyd, Signe, Kevin and Orrin Tungsvik were Mother’s Day guests of Randy and Rhonda Schleeve.

Lloyd and Elaine Zimmerman’s children spent Mother’s Day at the lake. Joel, Jon and Heidi, Becky, and Bonny called.

Monday afternoon, LeAnna Brown and Margaret Annexstad were guests for tea and rhubarb pie with Marilyn Olmanson.

Saturday evening Duane and Marilyn Olmanson and Bea Hanson of Mesa, AZ attended the graduation from the University of LaCrosse, WI for Grety Davis. Grety will be going on to school in the state of Washington for her graduate degree.

Kasslin Alice Swenson, daughter of Bruce and Ruth Swenson, was confirmed on April 29th at the Norseland Lutheran Church with the Rev. Craig Ferkenstad officiating, A dinner was held at the parental home following the service. Guests included: sponsors Dave and Jody Busch of Fairfax and Louise Anderson of Franklin; grandparents, Owen and Evie Swenson family and friends, Dick and Becky Schweiss, Gary and Becky Hess, Andrea and Matt Lieserr, Alex and Abby Busch, Peggy Baldy and Jared, Mark and Karen Swenson and Michael, Barb and Joel Polzin, and Bryant, Abi Schneider, Paul and Cindy Swenson, Chris and Ashley, Oren Olsen, Andrew Olsen, Bridget Hulke, Ron and Pam Grommersch, Nate, Cameron, and Jaydon, Tison, Elize Jooste, Thanri, Alanri, and Shani, Erin Radke and Taylor Meurer.

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