Paschke, Dolly (Lundeen) (1913-2005)

Dolly Paschke, 92, Oslo, MN, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2005 at the Pioneer Memorial Care Center in Erskine, MN.

Dolly Lundeen was born on Jan. 1, 1913 in Lessabo, Sweden, the daughter of Alfred and Adeline (Johannson) Lundeen. She emigrated with her parents to America in 1914. She attended and graduated from school in Big Falls, MN. Dolly attended Minnehaha Academy Bible Institute in Minneapolis, MN. After attending school in Minneapolis, Dolly returned to northern Minnesota where she lived through the forest fires of the 1930’s. When World War II started, she worked as a cook in a logging camp. It was while working in the logging camp that she met Edward Paschke. They were married on May 24, 1944 in International Falls, MN. They made their home in Oslo where Eddie was the blacksmith. In 1959, they built a new house. Eddie died on Dec. 17, 1994. In 2000, Dolly moved to Thief River Falls, MN and in 2002 she moved to the Pioneer Memorial Care Center in Erskine, MN.

She was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church.

Left to mourn her passing are a sister and a brother; Lilly Carlson of Big Falls, MN and Herbert (Verna) Lundeen of Big Fork, MN and many nieces, nephews and good friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Eddie, brother, Thor Lundeen, sister-in-law, Helen Lundeen and brother-in-law, Harold Carlson.

DuBore Funeral Home

[Interred Riverside cemetery (Oak Park)]

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky