Archive for 1947

Marjorie (Hovey) Bruland ’47 dies

| March 7, 2022 | 0 Comments

Marjorie (Hovey) Bruland passed away Dec. 14, 2021. Marj was generous and kind, a strong woman of faith. She loved people and was devoted to family. She was a very accomplished seamstress and loving passed on her skills to her daughter Kathy. She is survived by 3 daughters.

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Betsy Rose (Olson) Vaagen ’47

| March 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Betsy Rose (Olson) Vaagen ’47 of Forest City died March 7, 2017. She is survived by her daughter Julie Vaagen-Smith ’75 and six grandchildren.

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Donna Jean (Cody) Pringle ’47

| February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Donna Jean (Cody) Pringle ’47 died February 14, 2017, in Colton, Calif.  She is survived by her seven children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and sister, Helen (Cody) Svaren ’42.

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Barbara “BJ” (Heggen) Barker ’47

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Barbara “BJ” (Heggen) Barker ’47 is living in Grand Junction, Colo.

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Solvei (Nelson) Slick ’47

| November 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Solvei (Nelson) Slick ’47 died December 5, 2015, in Spring Park, Minnesota.

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Gloma (Peterson) Rosenthal ’47 dies

| February 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Gloma (Peterson) Rosenthal ’47 died February 3, 2016, in Iowa City, IA.  Gloma was born February 14, 1930 in Ringsted, IA, and moved to Randall, IA, in 1936 where he attended high school. She also attended Waldorf during her high school years.  Gloria graduated from Drake University in 1951 and eventually joined the Red Cross […]

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Rudolph Nelson ’47 dies

| January 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rudolph Nelson ’47 of Lake Mills, IA, died January 3, 2016. While at Waldorf he enlisted in the US Army and served in World War II fighting in several battles, including the Battle of the Bulge.  After returning home from the war, he continued his education receiving an Associate’s degree from Waldorf in 1947 and […]

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Lois (Erickson) Knutson ’47 dies

| November 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Lois (Erickson) Knutson ’47 died August 1, 2015 at her home in Radcliffe, IA. An active farm wife and teacher, Lois began her teaching career in 1972 as the librarian in the Roland-Story Middle School where she taught for 30 years.  Lois received the Golden Apple Award for teaching excellence.  She loved spending time with […]

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Rosabelle (Kirk) Hermann ’47

| October 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rosabelle died December 29, 2014 in Eagan, MN.  You can read full details in the 2015 Fall edition of the Waldorf Magazine.

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Naomi Erickson Reisetter ’51 dies

| October 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Naomi Erickson Reisetter ’51 died June 27, 2015 in Story City, Iowa.  Naomi met her husband, Howard, at Waldorf College.  She taught 2nd grade at Ellsworth Community School until they were married in December 1951 while Howard was on leave from the US Navy.  After he was discharged they made their home in Story City.  […]

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