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GULLIXSON Cecelia - Obituary Cecilia Anne Gullixson, the second...
Obituary Cecilia Anne Gullixson, the second child of the pintieers Andrew end Anne Gullijgon, was bornnn a farm in the vicinity of Wnita, LaFayette (Jonnty, Wisconsin, on Febrnary 4th, 1865. In June following, the family migrated to the newly acquired homesteed in Delana Township, Hnrnbnldt Courty, Inwa, being the earliest of the Norwegian settlers in this community. Here Cecelia spent her childhood and youth, early assuming duties and responsibilities connected with the pioneer home and pioneer life. She was baptized and confirmed by Kev. O. A. Sauer in St. (Jlr.f's Lntheian church whorlly after the cungregstion was organized. Completing the course of the rural schools, she studied further, and completed the Normal Training course at the early Humtiolrit College, and qualified as a teacher and taught many years in the rurel schools of this vicinity. Later she completed the Normal and Business course «t Valders Business College at Oecnrah, and was M member nf the teaching staff of the Bod* Lutheran Academy about three years. Poor heiilth forced her to discotinue this, her favorite vocation . Under the McKinley administration, shf served as post-miatriss at Bude for several jears, when ill health interfered again, causing her to resign. Following the death of her father in 1907, she moved with her mother to Decoiah, where they made their hnrne with her sister, Clata, (Mrs. 0. L. Olsun) until one vear ago, when thay returned to Bode. She was the constant companion, loving and faithful caretaker uf hei Mother, the willing and sympathetic helper of her brn- thers and sisters at all times, until she full a victim to a severe and lingering sickness, which e.infined her ti a hospital about six months ago. She died at the Naeve Hospital in Albert Lea July 7. There remain to mourn her loss, net aged mother, Anne Gulliysan of Bude, four brothers and three sisters. They are: 0. T. Gullixson of Bode; Mrs. 0. L. Olson of Decoreh; Mrs. C. I. Sauer of Kenmare, North Dak.; Dr. A. Gullixson nf Alhert Lea. Minn.; H. 0. Gullixson of Bide; Mrs. E. Lewison of Canton South Dak.; and T. F. Gullixson <f St. Paul, Minn. The <;ut-if-town penple whu attended the funeral were: Ur. and Mrs. T. F. 'iullixson of St. Haul, Minn.; Mrs. Eli Lewison a.'id daughter, Agnes of Canton, S. ink.; Dr. and Mrs, 0. i. ulson and Mrs. T. .4, Hr.ff of Decorah, Iowa; Rev, Waltsr Ulson of Ashby, Minn.; Miss Viola Kossing of Ar- gjle, Wis.-.; Miss Vnlborg Gullix- s n of Fort Unrtge; Kev. T. H. R'ssing and family of leered Heart, Minn.; Kate and Amalia hossina of Livemore. Card of Therks We wish to express mir heartfelt th'inks to all friends and neighbors whi so kindly assistei and sympathized in the passing of uur beloved daughter and sister, Cecelia. Mrs. Anne Gullixson and family.

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  1. The Bode Bugle,
  2. 13 Jul 1934, Fri,
  3. Page 4

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