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The Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch - Sleepy Eye, MN
  • Florence Engholm

  • Florence Engholm, 100, of Morgan died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013 at Gil-Mor Manor in Morgan.
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  • Florence Engholm, 100, of Morgan died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013 at Gil-Mor Manor in Morgan. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 from Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Morgan with burial to follow in Zion Eden Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, rural Morgan. Visitation will be held at the church on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, from 4 until 8 p.m., and will continue on Saturday for one hour prior to services. Arrangements are with Nelson-Martin Funeral Service of Morgan. E-mail condolences may be sent via www.nelsonmartinfuneralservice.com.
    Florence Bertha Engholm, the daughter of Herman and Emma (Netzke) Kopischke, was born April 19, 1913 on the family farm in Eden Township, Brown County. She grew up in Eden Township and received her formal education in the nearby country school. On November 11, 1938, Florence married Elmer Engholm at Immanuel Lutheran Church. They lived on the home place until purchasing their own farm near Evan in 1949. Florence enjoyed being a farm wife and homemaker. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and its Women’s Guild.
    Florence is survived by her children Galen (Gloria) Engholm of Sleepy Eye, Harley (Penny) Engholm of Sparks, Nev., and Eileen (Dick) Soyk of Wautoma, Wisc.; seven grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer, two brothers and one sister. Blessed be her memory.
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