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Maurice A. Walline

Maurice A. Walline, 91, of Starbuck, Minn., died peacefully Friday, Nov. 21, 2008, at Minnewaska Lutheran Home in Starbuck. Maurice was born Feb. 19, 1917, in Milwaukee, Wis. To his family, he was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-g...

Maurice A. Walline, 91, of Starbuck, Minn., died peacefully Friday, Nov. 21, 2008, at Minnewaska Lutheran Home in Starbuck.

Maurice was born Feb. 19, 1917, in Milwaukee, Wis. To his family, he was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. To his community, he was a friend, a supporter and a leader. To his church, he was a man of faith.

Maurice was preceded in death by his parents, August and Hilda Walline; his sisters, Grace Norrgard and Marie Johnson, both of Cloquet, Minn.; and his beloved wife, Ruth.

He is survived by his son, Jim (Carol) of Dellwood, Minn.; daughter, Judy (Marty) Oleson of Clear Lake, S.D.; granddaughters, Lisa (Tim) Coy of Maple Grove, Minn., and Betsy (Rick) Perez of Omaha, Neb.; grandsons, Tim (Katherine) Oleson of Des Moines, Wash., and Chris Walline of Roseville, Minn.; three great-granddaughters, Hannah and Lauren Coy of Maple Grove, and Maura Perez of Omaha.

Funeral services were held for Maurice at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26, at Fron Lutheran Church in Starbuck. There was also visitation one hour prior to the service at 1 p.m. Interment was held at Fron Lutheran Church cemetery immediately following the services.

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Pallbearers for the service were Chris Walline, Tim Oleson, Tim Coy, Rick Perez, Bruce Norrgard and Ralph Norrgard. Honorary pallbearers were Starbuck Lions Club Members. Shari Opdahl served as organist for the service with Todd Brenden as soloist.

Arrangements by Starbuck Funeral Homes, Starbuck, Minn., 320-239-2343. To send condolences to the family, visit www.pedersenfh.com and click on obituaries.

December 4, 2008 ~ Pine Journal, Cloquet, Minn.

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