Ione Aune, 77, died Saturday, May 6, 2006 at her home in Grygla, MN.
Funeral service will be 10:30 AM, Friday, May 12, 2006 at United Lutheran Church, Gatzke, MN with Reverend Mary Gilthvedt officiating. Burial will be Moose River Cemetery, Gatzke, MN.
Visitation will be 5 – 8 PM, Thursday, May 11, 2006 at Johnson Funeral Service, Thief River Falls, MN with a 7 PM prayer service with Pastor Bill Nixon and for one hour prior to service at the church, Friday.
Ione Alice Peterson was born June 28, 1928 at Gatzke, MN, the daughter of Albert and Ida (Taie) Peterson. She attended District 122 Country School near Gatzke. She also attended Crookston Agricultural College, graduating March of 1945 at the age of 16.
On April 17, 1945, Ione was united in marriage to Ralph Hagen. They were members of the Middle River Seventh Day Adventist Church and made their home in Rollis Township near Gatzke, MN. Ralph died February 13, 1982.
Ione married Olaf Aune June 23, 1984. They made their home in Grygla, MN, where they were members of United Lutheran Church in Gatzke. Olaf died June 26, 1990. Ione worked in Thief River Falls at the turkey plant, Arctic Cat, the Café in Gatzke and also cooked at Flag Island Resort.
She was a former member of Middle River Seventh Day Adventist Church and currently a member of United Lutheran Church, where she was very active. Ione was very civic minded and was a member of the Lioness and VFW Auxiliary. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, jigsaw puzzles, playing cards, embroidery, watching Twins Baseball, music and playing piano.
Ione is survived by children: Emily Jean (Loren) Dunston, Tracy, CA, Keith Barry (Shirley) Hagen, Gatzke, MN, Elizabeth Nadine (Charlie) Eberbach, Sisseton, SD, Laurel Lee (Roger) Cox, Colville, WA, Irvin Edward (Jane) Hagen, Proctor, MN, Glenda Frances (Dale) Redinger, Thief River Falls, MN and Jennifer Ione (Gary) Wendlandt, Woodbury, MN; 8 step-children: Janis (Floyd) Jesme, Thief River Falls, MN, Gerald (Val) Aune, Grygla, MN, Orrin (Jackie) Aune, Glenwood, MN, Mavis (Dale) Newton of Thief River Falls, MN, Jay Aune, Gatzke, MN, Raymond (Sue) Aune, Gatzke, MN, Lyle (Julie) Aune, Anchorage, AK, and Connie (Roger) Graff, Anchorage, AK; 21 grandchildren, Laurie, Leslie and Linda Dunston, Brenda Friesner, Vincent Hagen, Juanita Watne, Ann Kelley, Valerie Kelley, Brian and Melissa Hagen, Ryan Crisman, Sara De’Arth, Sally Roller, Eric Hagen, David Hagen, Tommy Hagen, Kari Larson, Carl Larson, Samatha Peltier, Nevada Wendlandt and Gary Wendlandt; 23 step-grandchildren, Debbie, Keith, Terry, Diane, Myron, Julie, Scott, Brian, Pam, Kim, Lon, Gwen, Jeff, Kristi, Christopher, Charisa, Leigh, Juan, Jana, Nick, Helayne, Annie and Mickey; 18 great-grandchildren, Kelsie and Jordan Hagen, Shalin Anderson, Bailey Watne, Brigette Watne, Josh Watne, Hayden and Leah Crisman, Kaelie Van Grimbergen, Demitri De’Arth, Molly, Hunter, McKensie Roller, Donavin Hagen, Andrew Mendez and Emily Blazek, Hazel and Jasmine Hagen; 48 step great-grandchildren, BreAnn, Tera, Chelsey, Jordan, Denae, Annie, Allen, Cory, Lindsay, Jamie, Riley, Erin, Alison, Cara, Brady, Ashley, Sam, Tiffany, Matt, Courtney, Travis, Mike, Josh, Alisa, Hailie, Laiken, Brooke, Kelsey, Kyle, Spencer, Joni, Justin, Ashley, Tyler, Macie, Chelsey, Brooke, Jon, Kara, Emma, Cody, Macie, Jake, Austen, Rylie, Dean, Madysen and Caitly; 4 step great-great-grandchildren, Chandler, Kadin, Austin, and Christian; sisters, Dorothy Peterson, Middle River, MN and Grace (Glenn) Lunsetter, Gatzke, MN; and many relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her two husbands, Ralph Hagen and Olaf Aune; sons, Ramon and Bruce, brothers, Lyle in childhood and Rodney, sister, Helen Loken.
Found at: Johnsons Funeral Service
Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky