Kathleen Weossner, age 97 of Wadena, Minnesota, formerly of Elbow Lake, MN, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019, at The Meadows Assisted Living in Wadena, MN.

Visitation for Kathleen Weossner will be on Monday, May 20, 2019, one hour prior to the services at United Lutheran Church Elbow Lake, MN.

Funeral Service for Kathleen Mae Weossner will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 20, 2019, at United Lutheran Church in Elbow Lake, MN, with Pastor Jean Ohman officiating. Burial in Union Cemetery, Elbow Lake, MN.

Kathleen was born on February 26, 1922, to Oscar and Nancy (Pederson) Olson on a farm near Dent, MN.  She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith.  She graduated from Elbow Lake High School in 1941, after she worked at her aunt Clara’s Union Store in Fergus Falls, MN.  She was married to Clarence Edward Weossner on February 28, 1942, in Fargo, N.D.  To this union three children were born, Anita Mae, Jack Edward and Camille Lynn.  Clarence passed away on June 12, 2002.

Kathleen was a member of the United Lutheran Church where she enjoyed church circles, Bible Study, and cutting quilt blocks for Dorcas Society. She also was a Girl Scout Leader and belonged to the V.F.W. Auxiliary and American Legion Auxilary. Kathleen enjoyed the monthly Pomme de Terre Homemakers.

She is survived by her children: Anita Mae (Richard) LeBrun of Malmo, MN, Jack Edward (Carol) Weossner of Carlos, MN, and Camille Lynn (Mark) Stone of Wadena, MN; four grandchildren, Tonya (Dean) Larsen, Kristen (Brian) Manthey, Kayla (Jay) Olson, Matthew (Nicole) Stone; eight great-grandchildren, Maxwell, Richard, and Ella Larsen, Briana and Katelyn Manthey, and Cayson, Kyra and Mikiah Olson; sisters: Joan Anderson of Fargo, ND, and Val Jean (Bill) Michalwicz of Huntington Beach, CA; Many nieces, nephews, cousins, and old and new friends she met along her path of life, always ready to hold their hand and visit awhile.

Preceding Kathleen in death are her husband, Clarence of 60 years; her parents, Oscar and Nancy Olson; her sisters: Dorothy (Vernon) Johnson and Betty (Vernon) Brekke; her five brothers: Roland (Lavon), Kenneth, Corrin (Myrtle), Robert and Bert Olson; her in-laws: Emil A. and Katie A. (Schwark) Weossner; brothers-in-law: Rudy and Harold (Donna) Weossner.

Funeral Services are with Erickson-Smith Funeral Home of Elbow Lake, MN.


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