- Funeral Date: 12/06/13
- Funeral Time: 2:00 PM
- Date of Birth: 12/10/47
- Date of Death: 12/01/13
- Funeral Location: St. Peter's Lutheran Church - Northfield
Lois Mae Sivertson Ozmun was born December 10, 1947, in Ada, Minnesota, to Sigurd and Anne (Klevgaard) Sivertson. She lived with her family in rural Ulen, Minnesota, until the 11th grade when she moved to Crookston and graduated from Northwestern School of Agriculture. She later attended the New York Hairdressing Academy in Fargo. Lois married Eugene Darell Ozmun on December 12, 1968, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Northfield. After marriage they made their home in the Northfield area and amongst other jobs, Lois worked for a time at the Castle Gardens Supper Club and the Coast to Coast in Northfield. In 1986, they moved to Farmington, and over the years Lois sold life insurance and securities, had a wall paper hanging business and help families with estate sales. In 2001, Gene and Lois moved to their beautiful lake home on Burlingame Lake near Danbury, Wisconsin, where they enjoyed entertaining family and friends.
Lois was loved for her open and generous spirit and was the kind of person that would do anything for anyone. She loved music, reading, spending time with her grandkids, and praising God at all times. She is former member of Minnesota Valley Free Lutheran Church in Lakeville where she established a Wednesday night youth program called WINGS. Lois was greatly loved and will be dearly missed.
Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Gene; 2 daughters: Linda Ozmun Schlenker-Russ and husband Jason of Harris, Lynette Ozmun Staie and husband Kent of Alexandria; 3 grandchildren: Noah, Autumn and Makira; 9 siblings: Sharon (Roger) Wright of Ulen, Karen (Gordon) Fevig of Ulen, Joanne Erickson of Fargo, Sigurd (Glennys) Sivertson of Moorhead, Stanley (Diane) Sivertson of Fargo, Kenneth Sivertson of Felton, Elizabeth (Jesse) Lee of Ada, Ruth (Ron) Larson of Felton, Timothy Sivertson of Crookston; many nieces, nephews, Ozmun in-laws, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her son Eugene Martin Ozmun and her parents.
Lois passed away peacefully with her husband by her side on Sunday evening, December 1, 2013, at the Frederic Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Frederic, Wisconsin, at the age of 65.
Funeral services will be 2:00PM Friday, December 6, 2013, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Northfield with Rev. Richard Anderson officiating. Music will be provided by Sharon Wright. Interment will be in Red Rose Cemetery, Waterford Township. Casket bearers will be Steve Sivertson, Jason Anderson, Craig Larson, Rodney Ozmun, Michael Ozmun and Paul Ozmun. Honorary pallbearers will be Tina Davis, Tonya Koerner, Renae Jensen, Sherry Nelson, Rodney Massengale, Leah Held, Becky Mellgren, Jill Condon and Amy Ozmun. Visitation will be 4-7PM Thursday, December 5, 2013, at St. Peter’s Lutheran and will continue at the church on Friday one hour prior to the service.
Arrangements are with the Benson & Langehough Funeral Home. www.northfieldfuneral.com