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Korsness, Melissa Inga (Klegseth) -- 1902 - 1994


Posted By: Barry M. Dahl (email)
Date: 12/14/2010 at 10:09:21

From the Hesper Lutheran Church Bulletin: In Loving Memory

Melissa Inga (Klegseth) Korsness was born July 26, 1902, in Hesper Township, Winneshiek County, Iowa. She was the daughter of Esten and Berit (Aasum) Klegseth. She became a child of God through her infant baptism at Hesper Lutheran Church and confirmed her Christian faith here November, 1916. She attended the Hesper Township school.

On September 4, 1929, Melissa was united in marriage to Lawrence Korsness. To this union three children were born. Lawrence passed away April 21, 1960.

Melissa lived her entire life in Hesper Township except the last nine and one half years when she was a resident of Green Lea Manor in Mabel, Minnesota. She was a lifetime member of Hesper Lutheran Church, WELCA and Love Circle.

On Friday, August 5, 1994, Melissa passed away at Green Lea Manor in Mabel, Minnesota, at the age of 92 years.

Survivors include two sons -- Lester Korsness of Mabel, Minnesota and Norman Korsness of Stewartville, Minnesota; one daughter -- Helen (Mrs. Curtiss) Danielson of Moorhead, Minnesota; eleven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; seven step-great-grandchildren; and one step-great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one brother and three sisters, and two step-children. May God bless Melissa's memory among us.

The Rev. Donald Peterson officicated, with burial in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers: David Danielson, Steven Danielson, Mark Korsness, Paul Korsness, Mark Jepsen, Jeffrey Hernes and Edward Darrington.


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