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Viola Arlene Mork
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The Zahrbock Funeral Home announces the death of 91 year old Viola Mork of Madison who passed away on April 9, 2018 at the Madison Lutheran Home.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, April 13, 2018 at Faith Lutheran Church.
Rev. David Hall will officiate at the service. Burial will be at Faith Cemetery.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Friday at the church. No visitation at the funeral home.
Viola Arlene Hersom was born on January 24, 1927 at Gary, South Dakota to parents Richard and Helen (Wells) Hersom. She was baptized into the Christian Faith. She attended school near her parents farm and graduated from Marietta, Minnesota High School. On February 4, 1945, she was united in marriage to Gerhard Mork at a Lutheran Parsonage in Madison. To this union three children were born. After, their marriage they farmed for many years. Viola found employment at Smith’s Department Store, The Five & Dime Store, Mini Market, Heather Nursery and Loopy’s. She worked at Faith Lutheran Church in charge of organizing funeral lunches for many years.
In life, Vi enjoyed being with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She volunteered many hours at the Madison Lutheran Home. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, baking, gardening, flowers and having friends over for coffee.
Death came to Viola on April 9, 2018 at the Madison Lutheran Home. She had reached the age of 91 years, 2 months and 15 days.
Viola is survived by her son Gerald (Penny) Mork of Madison, MN; sons-in-law; Alt Arneson of Madison and Paul Palmgren of Madison, four grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, sister-in-law Gladys Valerius of Elk River, Minnesota and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents Richard and Helen, her husband Gerhard, two daughters Sharon Arneson and Marilyn Palmgren, two sisters Doris Gilbert and Bonnie Haverberg and two brothers Lyle and Elmer Hersom.
Blessed be her memory.


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funeral service

Friday

13

Apr

2:00 PM
Faith Lutheran Church

106 8th Street
Madison, Minnesota 56256

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Friday at the church. No visitation at the funeral home.

funeral service

Friday

13

Apr

2:00 PM
Faith Lutheran Church

106 8th Street
Madison, Minnesota 56256

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Friday at the church. No visitation at the funeral home.

Cemetery Details

Location

Faith Lutheran Cemetery

8th Street
Madison, Minnesota 56256

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