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Mavis Lorraine Bolstad

June 30, 1936 October 27, 2018
Mavis Lorraine Bolstad
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Obituary for Mavis Lorraine Bolstad

Mavis Lorraine Bolstad, 82, of Lake Mills, IA, formerly of Fairbanks, Alaska, died Saturday, October 27, 2018 at the Lutheran Retirement Home in Northwood, IA.

Funeral services will be 1:30 PM Friday, November 2, 2018 at Salem Lutheran Church, 401 S Lake Street, Lake Mills, IA 50450 with Pastor Joel L. Guttormson officiating.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday.

Burial will be at Salem Memorial Cemetery, rural Lake Mills, IA.

Mavis Lorraine Bolstad was born June 30, 1936 in Vinje, Iowa, the daughter of Arthur E. and Rosecelia J. (Branstad) Knudtson. She was confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church attended Scarville schools, graduating in 1954.

She married Roger Bolstad on September 21, 1957 in Scarville. The couple made their home at Rice Lake for a number of years, and then made their home in Fairbanks, Alaska for 27 prior to returning to North Iowa. The have made Lake Mills their home since 1996.

Mavis worked as a salesperson for Sears for 19 years, she was a member of the Christian Women’s Club in Forest City, belonged to Salem Lutheran Church in Lake Mills, was a wonderful cook, and will be remembered for her kindness to everyone she encountered.

Survivors include her husband Roger of Lake Mills; two children Kathy Lou (Herbert) Sherman of Prescott, AZ, and Randy (Patricia) Bolstad of Dallas, TX; four grandchildren Kara Kent, Ryan Kent, Joshua Bolstad and Tabitha Bolstad; a sister Jean (Gordon) Hagen of Lake Mills; a brother-in-law, Mike Hill of St. Paul, MN. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and extended family members.

Mavis was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Truman Knudtson; two sisters Arlene Hill and Dorothy Christianson; a niece Barb Penny; and two nephews Steven Hagen and Thomas Christianson.


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Visitation

Friday

2

Nov

12:30 PM 11/2/2018 12:30:00 PM - 1:30 PM 11/2/2018 1:30:00 PM
Salem Lutheran Church

401 South Lake Street Lake Mills, Iowa 50450
Lake Mills, IA 50450

Salem Lutheran Church
401 South Lake Street Lake Mills, Iowa 50450 Lake Mills 50450 IA
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

2

Nov

1:30 PM 11/2/2018 1:30:00 PM
Salem Lutheran Church

401 South Lake Street Lake Mills, Iowa 50450
Lake Mills, IA 50450

Salem Lutheran Church
401 South Lake Street Lake Mills, Iowa 50450 Lake Mills 50450 IA
United States
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