LOUISE DALBEY

rose25Louise Dalbey, of Mora, passed away on Friday, February 6, 2015 at St. Clare’s Living Community in Mora.  She was 94 years old.

FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at the Hillman Baptist Church.

VISITATION will be held 1 hour prior to the service at the church.

INTERMENT will be in the Oakwood Cemetery in Mora.

Louise Dalbey, of Mora, died on Friday, February 6, 2015 at St. Clare’s Living Community in Mora at the age of 94. 

Louise was born on May 29, 1920 to Clyde and Jessie (Forshier) Lewis at their home on the northeast side of Knife Lake.  She attended Emerson School for eight years and graduated from Mora High School in 1938.  She took normal training in Mora to qualify for teaching in a one-room country school.  She taught for five years in Kanabec County.  Afterwards she was employed by the USDA-ASC office for 38 years; 35 years as the County Executive Director for Kanabec County.

In 1940 she married Melvin Dalbey and they made their home in Hillman Township.  They spent many summer weekends fishing at a favorite lake in Aitkin County where they caught many large northern.  She also enjoyed the Twins and the Vikings games.  Reading was her favorite pastime activity.  She also enjoyed deer hunting with her husband.  She traveled much of the United States including a trip to Alaska.  She enjoyed a trip through the Holy Lands also. 

Louise was baptized and became a member of the Hillman Baptist Church in Rural Mora.  In 2004 she moved to Mora.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Melvin; two brothers Vernon and Darrell Lewis; sisters Ardith Seline and Ruby Dalbey.

She is survived by a brother Kleo (Joy) Lewis; plus two sisters-in-law Mildred Lewis and Dorothy Lewis; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
 
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at the Hillman Baptist Church.  Visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service.  Interment will be in the Oakwood Cemetery in Mora.

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