HATTIE EMELIA WILSON

h-wilson-webphoto.gifHattie Wilson, of Cambridge, died September 17 at Grace Pointe Crossing West (formerly Grandview Christian Home) in Cambridge. She was 95 years old.

FUNERAL SERVICE will at 11:00 am Saturday, September 20, 2008 at the Stanchfield Baptist Church with Rev. Dale Cope presiding. VISITATION will be from 4-7 pm on Friday, September 19, 2008 at the Rock Ingebrand Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church. INTERMENT will be in the Stanchfield Baptist Cemetery.

Hattie Wilson, of Cambridge, passed away on Wednesday, September 17, 2008 at the GracePointe Crossing West(formerly Grandview) in Cambridge. She was 95 years old.

Hattie Emelia Wilson was born May 28, 1913 at Stanchfield, Minnesota, the daughter of Ida and Emanuel John Anderson. She was baptized and confirmed at the Braham Mission Covenant Church. Hattie was raised on a farm northeast of Stanchfield with 5 sisters and 3 brothers. She attended Elmwood Country School.

On December 20, 1933 she was united in marriage to George Emil Wilson at the Stanchfield Baptist Parsonage. They made their home on the Wilson homestead southeast of Stanchfield. Unto this union three children were born; Dean, Donna, and Richard who was still born.

Besides helping George on the farm, Hattie was employed outside of the home. She worked at the Bethany Nursing Home in Stanchfield and Braham for 24 years and was also a cook at the Arlington Hotel in Cambridge.
Hattie enjoyed crocheting, and embroidery. For many years she wove rag rugs on her loom. Her home always had a welcome sign. She loved having company. Everyone knew they could stop by anytime for coffee.

One of the highlights of Hattie and George’s lives was their two trips to Sweden in 1969 and 1977.

Hattie and George were longtime members of the Stanchfield Baptist Church.She was baptized in the Stanchfield Baptist Church in 1958 and was an active member for over fifty years.

George passed away in 1980. Hattie stayed on the farm until 1983 at which time she moved to Cambridge. During her eighties she helped in the nursery for the Christian Women’s Club. She was a caretaker at Moline Apartments where she lived for 19 years. Hattie lived at Ashland Place for 3 years until she moved to Grandview Nursing Home in 2005.

Hattie’s joyful and caring spirit, good sense of humor, positive attitude, and smile were the qualities that made her truly special.

Hattie was preceded in death by her parents, husband, infant son, 4 sisters; Helen Anderson, Hazel Peterson, Harriet Eklund, and Heloyse Anderson, 3 brothers; Reynold, Russell, and Raymond Anderson.
She is survived by her children Dean (Rosemary) Wilson of Cambridge, Donna (Frank) Moses of Brooklyn Park, sister Hortense Erickson of Monticello, grandchildren; Julie (Darrell) Schuster, Scott Moses, Kurt Moses (Fiance’ Edwige Barbier), Pamela Moses, Debbie (Tom) Moran, great granddaughters, Jessa Dotson, and Brianna Moses, step grandchildren Peter (Vicki) Yovetich and their children Peter, David, and Marissa. Hattie is also survived by many neices, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Hattie will be lovingly and fondly remembered by her family

A Funeral Service held on Saturday, September 20, 2008 at the Stanchfield Baptist Church with Rev. Dale Cope presiding. Music provided by Claudia Hardy, Lawrence Olson, and Darrell Schuster. Casketbearers Douglas Eklund, Kurt Moses, Claire Bismark, Scott Moses, Julie Schuster, and Loren Christenson. Honorary Casketbearers Bruce Halverson, Al Stanton, Jennifer Dickenson, Leonard Lindblad. Interment in the Stanchfield Baptist Cemetery.

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