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Mable E. Rosin

Mable E. Rosin of Elbow Lake, passed away on Monday, May 7, 2001, at her home, having reached the age of 85 years.

Funeral services were held Thursday, May 10, 11 a.m., Christ Lutheran Church in Elbow Lake, with the Rev. Donald Wagner officiating. Burial was at Christ Lutheran Cemetery, rural Elbow Lake.

Mable Evelyn (Nordby) Rosin was born on Nov. 5, 1915, on her parents' farm in Delaware Township, Grant County, to Amund H. and Johanna (Myrvold) Nordby. She was baptized by the Rev. Thorson, and confirmed by the Rev. Aasen, in Ness Lutheran Church, Elbow Lake.

Mable received her schooling in Elbow Lake, graduating from Elbow Lake High School in 1934.

On Oct. 12, 1940, Mable was united in marriage to Lorenz Rosin of Barrett, Minn. They farmed for 13 years on the Rosin farm, located south of Elbow Lake.

In 1954, they purchase a farm near Howard Lake, where they resided until Nov. 1982, when they retired and moved to Elbow Lake.

A member of Christ Lutheran Church in Elbow Lake, Mable belonged to the Christ Lutheran Women's Missionary League and the Dorcas Guild. Her interests through the years included sewing, quilting, gardening and flowers. She enjoyed music, Bible study, and her grandchildren.

Mable is survived by two sons, Warren (Priscilla) Rosin of Black River Falls, and Roger (Holly) Rosin of Waverly; four grandchildren, Carrie (Jack) Stanley of Humbird, Wis., Becky (Clay) Hammes and Derek (Janelle) Rosin, both of Rochester, and Cindy Rosin of Menomonie, Wis.; three great-grandchildren, Mitchell and Emma Rosin, and Lauren Hammes, all of Rochester; two sisters, Clara Nohre of Barrett, Minn. and Jennie Bredahl of Pelican Rapids, Minn.; and several nieces and nephews.

Mable was preceded in death by her husband Lorenz, in 1991; her parents; four brothers, Edwin, Louis, Arnold, and Clifford Nordby; and one sister, Florence Larson.

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