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ABRAHAMSON, Violet (Nicklason) 1932-2013

ABRAHAMSON, NICKLASON, NELSON, KYHL, BOLIN

Posted By: S. Bell
Date: 4/7/2013 at 01:22:48

[Waterloo Daily Courier, Sunday, March 3, 2013]

Violet Abrahamson, 80, of Cedar Falls, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at the Cedar Valley Hospice Home, Waterloo. She was born March 31, 1932, in Lindstrom, Minn., the daughter of Albin and Vivian (Nelson) Nicklason. She graduated from Lindstrom-Center City High School in 1950, graduated from the Minnesota School of Business and went to work at Lutheran Brotherhood Insurance Co., Minneapolis.

Vi married Ronald Abrahamson on Oct. 9, 1954, at Chisago Lake Lutheran Church, Center City, Minn. Before retirement she was employed part time with Van Wyangarden and Abrahamson.

She was a devoted and beloved wife, mother and grandmother. She deeply loved her family, embraced life, lived each day to the fullest and was thankful to God. Vi spread joy to all who knew her with her kind words, incredible spirit, strong faith and radiant smile. She was an active member of Nazareth Lutheran Church where she served as a deacon, sang in the choir, participated in circle and prayer shawl ministry. She loved music, playing tennis and bridge, skiing and traveling with family and friends. Vi enjoyed vacationing with friends on Sanibel Island, Fla., and playing tennis, walking along the beach picking up seashells and watching the beautiful sunsets.

Survivors include her husband, Ron Abrahamson of Cedar Falls; two daughters, Sharon (Clint) Kyhl of Wenatchee, Wash., and Carol (Perry) Bolin of Minneapolis; one son, David (Pam) Abrahamson of Johns Creek, Ga.; five grandchildren, Erin, Adam and Josh Abrahamson, and Keith and Craig Kyhl.

Vi was preceded in death by her parents.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 9, at Nazareth Lutheran Church, Cedar Falls. Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 8, at Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice and Nazareth Lutheran Church.


 

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