MABEL EVELYN MONSON

Monson, Mabel webMabel Evelyn Monson, of Mora, died on Saturday, January 8, 2011 at Villa Health Care Center. She was 81 years old.

FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 11 A.M. on Wednesday, January 12, 2011, at Zion Lutheran Church in Mora, with Rev. Michael Breach officiating.

VISITATION will be on Wedneday, January 12, 2011, at Zion Lutheran Church, from 9 A.M. til 11 A.M.

INTERMENT will be immediately following the funeral service at Oakwood Cemetery in Mora .

Mabel Evelyn Monson was born August 23, 1929, in Whited Township to John and Christine (Hinderer) Monson. She grew up on the family farm with her two brothers, George and Robert. She attended Quamba grade school and high school in Mora. Mabel was baptized, confirmed and attended the Missouri Synod Lutheran Church.

She took Nurses training at General Hospital in Minneapolis and after working some years she went back to school at the University of MN and Colorado to get her Masters Degree in Public Health Nursing. Over the years she had worked in Mora, Worthington, Anoka County, Washington D.C., Mankato, St. Peter, Superior, and Winona. She was an active member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Brook Park, MN. Mabel liked to travel, do needle point and walk.

She is survived by her brothers, George of Mora and Robert (Edna) of Braham, other family and many friends.
Mabel was preceded in death by her parents, John and Christine Monson.

Funeral Services were held on Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at Zion Lutheran Church of Mora with Rev. Michael Breach presiding. Music was provided by Deb Menze. Pallbearers were Melvin Besser, Lee Hemness, Leroy Hippen, Ed Brammer, Jerry Weidendorf and Roger Anderson. Interment was at Oakwood Cemetery.

One guestbook entry for MABEL EVELYN MONSON

  1. Juanita Niemann Peterson January 15, 2011 at 8:59 am #

    Seeing Mabel’s picture and obituary brings me way back to 1948 when I was a new nurse and Mabel worked as a nursing assistant. We worked together many times on night duty and I remember her as a caring person well suited for the profession. I was glad when she went to school and I shall remember her fondly. Now she is out of our sight, but not our memories.

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