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Louise Mortland

December 24, 1922 June 12, 2013
Louise Mortland
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Obituary for Louise Mortland

Louise Elsie Mortland was born to William M. and Hazel (Minor) Nihart, on December 24, 1922 in Verdi, Lincoln County, Minnesota. Later the family moved near Lake Benton, Minnesota to a farm, where she was raised and attended school. She later met and then married Neal Mortland on November 13, 1939. Neal was from Slayton, Minnesota. The couple lived in Lake Benton for one year and then moved to a farm near Arco, Minnesota from 1940 until 1972 when Neal retired. Neal died on December 22, 1987 at the age of 68. Louise still stayed on the farm. She worked hard on the farm while also raising their children. She also worked at Swift & Company in Marshall, Minnesota for a number of years. Louise died Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at Divine Providence Nursing Home in Ivanhoe, Minnesota at the age of 90 years, 5 months, and 18 days.

Louise’s hobbies included card playing, Scrabble, dice, crocheting and knitting. She also enjoyed making quilts and blankets. She also enjoyed her 22 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Louise is lovingly remembered by her children, Larry Mortland and his wife Darlene of Arco, MN, Jeanne and her husband Leonard Popowski of Ivanhoe, MN, Gerald Mortland of Rush City, MN, Nick Mortland and his wife Nancy of Arco, MN, and Gail and her husband Murray Richardsen of St. Paul, MN; son-in-law Jerome Wonsewicz of Minneapolis, MN; two loving sisters, Lucille Strom of Woodstock, MN and Marilyn Wittrock of Pipestone, MN; one loving brother, Marlin Nihart and his wife Ruth of Huron, SD; and her many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Neal; a daughter, Joyce Mae Wonsewicz; her parents, three brothers, Earl, True, and Stacy Nihart; and two sisters, Irene Hind and Hazel Prinsen.

Blessed be her memory.

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

14

Jun

4:00 PM 6/14/2013 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/14/2013 8:00:00 PM
Hartquist Funeral Home - Tyler Chapel

100 US Hwy 14
PO Box 207
Tyler, MN 56178

Hartquist Funeral Home - Tyler Chapel
100 US Hwy 14 Tyler 56178 MN
United States

Prayer Service

Friday

14

Jun

7:00 PM 6/14/2013 7:00:00 PM
Hartquist Funeral Home - Tyler Chapel

100 US Hwy 14
PO Box 207
Tyler, MN 56178

Hartquist Funeral Home - Tyler Chapel
100 US Hwy 14 Tyler 56178 MN
United States

Service

Saturday

15

Jun

2:00 PM 6/15/2013 2:00:00 PM
Hartquist Funeral Home - Tyler Chapel

100 US Hwy 14
PO Box 207
Tyler, MN 56178

Hartquist Funeral Home - Tyler Chapel
100 US Hwy 14 Tyler 56178 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Arco City Cemetery Final Resting Place

PO Box 73 Arco, MN, 56113

PO Box 73 Arco, MN, 56113
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