The Browerville Blade, Page 3Thursday, November 17, 2011
Donald J. Olesch
Donald J. Olesch, 82, diedTuesday, Aug. 30, 2011 in theBrigham Nursing and Rehabili-tation Center in Newburyport,Massachusetts, surrounded by hisloving family. He was the husbandof Marion L. (fowler) Olesch withwhom he shared 60 years of mar-riage.Born in Little Falls, MN, July20, 1929, son of the late Joseph andMarie (Chihos) Olesch. He was agraduate of Browerville HighSchool and has resided inGroveland, Massachusetts, for thepast 60 years. He enlisted in theU.S. Coast Guard in July 1947 andserved during the Korean Warbefore his honorable discharge as amachinist in August 1954.Donald was employed as anengineer for many years at theWestern Electric, later AT&T inNorth Andover, Massachusetts,where he was a member of theCWARetire Members Club. Heretired in 1990. An avid outdoors-man, he loved fishing, hunting andwas a real bird enthusiast. As ahandyman, he could fix anythingand enjoyed helping everyone withtheir projects.In addition to his wife, he is sur-vived by his daughter, DonnaBonin, Groveland; four grandchil-dren; and a great granddaughter.Donald was preceded in deathby his son, Donald, Jr.Funeral services were heldSaturday, Sept. 3, at Linnehan-Grondin Funeral Home, Haverhill,Massachusetts. Interment was atRiverview Cemetery, Groveland.
Florence A. Vieau
Florence A. Vieau, 89, of Buffalopassed away peacefully onSaturday, November 5, 2011 atSunrise Cottages, Buffalo.Mass of Christian Burial washeld Wednesday, November 9, 2011at St. Mary’s Catholic Church,Waverly with Fr. Kenneth O’Hottoofficiating.Burial followed at St.Mary’s Cemetery.Florence Agnes Vieau was bornJanuary 20, 1922 in Browerville toJohn and Mary (Wrobel)Goligowski. She attended St.Joseph’s Catholic ElementarySchool in Browerville and was a1939 graduate of Browerville HighSchool. On May 24, 1952 she mar-ried Hector “Bob” Vieau at HolyRosary Catholic Church inMinneapolis. Florence and Bobfarmed near Waverly until 1982when they retired and moved torural Maple Lake. Florence was afaithfulmember of St. Mary’sCatholic Church, Waverly and St.Luke’s Catholic Church, Clear-water. Above all, Florence lovedand cared for her family andenjoyed her grandchildren. Shespent many happy hours dancing,sewing, and gardening.She will be lovingly missed byher five children, Rick, Waverly,Brian, Sauk Rapids, Joy (Wayne)Westphal, Vadnais Heights, Mona(Richard) Lehman, Blaine, and Amy (Glenn) Steffen, Chanhassen;five grandchildren; sisters, AlbinaBiermaier and Irene Benning, bothof Clarissa, Mary (Ron) Nelson,Jenson Beach, FL; and brotherHerman (Norma) Goligowski,Carmichael, CA; also many niecesand nephews.She was preceded in death byher husband, Hector; brother,Roman Goligowski; and sisters,Justine Lopata, Catherine Carlson,and Tillie Brown. Arrangements were made byDingmann Funeral Care, MapleLake.
Ryan J. Vigil, Long Prairie andElissa M. Talley, Long Prairie
Miranda and Dana Rach,Wadena, boy, Diesel Gene, 8 lbs,November 6, 2011 Ashley and Evan Ingebrigtson,Baxter, boy, Ben William, 7 lbs11oz, November 7, 2011Misty Thom and Eric Baker,Browerville, boy, Cade Jerome, 7lbs 14 oz, November 7, 2011Simone and Jeremy Djuren,Motley, girl, Naudia Ray, 7 lbs 6 oz,November 8, 2011
Kari Maijala and Shawn Martin,
Pillager, girl, Mariah Lea, 7 lbs 15oz, November 10, 2011
50 years ago - Nov.16,1961
Bron to Mr. and Mrs. ClaraonLucas, Browerville, a girl, PamelaJoy, Nov. 9, 1961, 6 lb. 5 oz. ALibrary Club was organized atBrowerville Public School. Officerselected were: President-MargieTwardowski; Vice President-Shirley Brown; Secretary-JuneWeitemier; Treasurer-MarleneKrist
25 years ago - Nov.20,1986
James Betsinger, 46, of Austin, MN, was the victim of atragic hunting accident east of Browerville in Ward Townshipon November 15, 1986. He wascaught in the crossfire whilehunting with a party of approx.14 people.
Happy Birthday this weekto:
Nov. 16: Karen Werner, CheriSoule, Roger Weske, Kurt Zetah,Dana Oberg; Nov. 17: Ray Zanda,Wanda Salber, Vanessa Noska,Blayde Rasmussen; Nov. 18:Clifford Amner, Mary Martinek;Nov. 19: J.J. Bednarz, Sr., BrandonBetts, Katie Brichacek; Nov. 20:Wayne Crosby, Mark Crosby,Nathan Kolles, Randy John,Heather Taylor, Avery Sadlo; Nov.21: Devon Deering-Ziegler; Nov. 22:Kelly Hetland, Jamie Rolfs, JackieSkillings, Bob Perish, RoselindHost, LuAnn Duda, Brian Helt,Emma Rushmeyer
Happy Anniversary thisweek to:
Nov. 17: Bob and ArylisPerish; Nov. 18: Ardeen and SharonBrever; Nov. 20: Ray and KarenBenning
Don’t forget to attendBrowerville’s Old FashionedChristmas on Sunday, December 4at the Browerville CommunityCenter, beginning at 5 pm. Therewill be door prizes and drawings,hot dogs, chips and hot chocolatewill be available with a donation forthe area food shelf, and hayrides toview Christmas lights and Santawill be there from 6 to 7 pm.
Jadelyn Kay Bruder
Mitch and Candy Bruder,Long Prairie are pleased toannounce the birth of their baby girl, Jadelyn Kay Bruder,8 lbs 8 oz, 20 inches long,October 10, 2011 at DouglasCounty Hospital, Alexandria.Jadelyn was welcomed homeby her big brother Zackery andbig sister Alexis. Grandparents,Lloyd and Judy Buhl, Brower-ville, Lynn and Julie Bruder,Long Prairie and GreatGrandparents, Arnold andJeanette Bruder and BertLeagjeld, both of Long Prairie.
Celebrate with Cliff atthe Colonial Terrace inClarissa, 11-18-11at 2:30 pm
6th AnnualHoliday Fair
Door Prize Winners
Bernice Brichacek,Gen Buhl, Barb Tabatt,Kathleen Konetzko,Mary Duncan, Cathy Hansen,Linda Haugen, Patti Johnson,Marilyn Schultz, andBetty Hockmeyer
Hey folks don’t miss
BROWERVILLE’SOLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS
Sun., Dec. 4th 2011
Browerville Community Center -5:00pm - 7:00pm
Visit SANTA from 6:00 to 7:00Bring your camerasHAYRIDES TO SEE THE LIGHTS*PLEASE PUT YOUR CHRISTMAS LIGHTS ONFOR ALL OF US TO ENJOY!*
Door Prizes and Drawings
Sponsored by the Browerville Commercial Club,the Browerville Lions, and Members of the Community
HOT DOGS, CHIPS & HOT CHOCOLATE PROVIDEDWith Free Will donation for the Food Shelf