Graveside services will Thursday, Nov. 15 in Thief River Falls.

Mary Gladys Bollinger, 93, of Crookston, Minnesota, died at home on Sunday, November 11th of natural causes. 

Graveside services will be held at 1:30 PM on Thursday, November 15, 2012 at Greenwood Cemetery in Thief River Falls, MN.

She was born on April 20, 1919 in Radville, Saskatchewan, Canada, the daughter of Thomas and Anna Maanum. 

Mary was united in marriage to Charles Bollinger on December 25, 1945 and celebrated 40 years of marriage until his death in 1986.  The couple farmed for many years in Vineland Township.  

Mary was very fond of her Scandinavian heritage and one of her highlights was traveling to Norway and visiting her father’s birthplace in Lillehammer. 

She was a member of the Sons of Norway and the Eagles Lodge.

Family members include her late husband Charles, a son, Mylan, of Crookston, and a son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Sharon, of Naperville, Illinois and five grandchildren.  Mary was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Clarence and sister, Amanda Johnson and survived by her sister Clara Rasmussen.

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