Ruth Hildegard (Mossengren) Wolner (1907 - 1993)

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My grandma Ruth was the sweetest, kindest woman you would ever want to meet. She was very family oriented. She loved to bake and cook. She would always bake bread and buns on Saturday mornings. If the grandkids where there she would make special cinnamon rolls or sticky buns. When staying over I would be awaken by the sound of her kneading the bread in the bowl and punching it down. Or the smell of the bread baking in the oven. She also would make home made bread and butter pickles that I adored. She knew how much I loved them so would usually send a jar home for me and my brothers to eat. I have such fond memories of time spent there with her. The sound of a Morning Dove always reminds me of her, for I would hear them in the mornings cooing as I woke. She loved to sing, you could hear her singing to songs of the time on the radio. I remember when she was going to go up town to go shopping she would say to me, I have to go get my Sunday go to meeting clothes on so I can go shopping. I miss her so much. She loved all of her children and grandchildren. She died shortly after her 86th birthday and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery in Saint James, Watonwan County, Minnesota, USA

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Birth

in Watonwan County, Minnesota United States

Baptized

Butterfield, Watonwan County, Minnesota United States

Death

on in St. James, Watonwan County, Minnesota USA
Cause of death: alzheimers

Cause of death

alzheimers

Burial / Funeral

at Mount Hope Cemetery, in Saint James, Watonwan County, Minnesota United States

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Last Known Residence

Pleasant View Good Samaritan, in St. James, Watonwan County, Minnesota

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Family

Mother: Hilma "Helena" Oleson Mossengren
Father: Carl "Karl" Peter Mossengren

Husband: Oliver Alexander Wolner
Children with Oliver: James Oliver Wolner, Joel Charles Wolner, Rebecca Marie Wolner, Mark Bradly Wolner, Stephen Lynn Wolner, Robert Lee Wolner, Richard Dwight Wolner, Gary Dean Wolner, John Peter Wolner, Jane Mary Wolner, Janet Andrea Wolner, Germaine Hilma Wolner, Gene David Wolner, Joan Darlene Wolner, and Joyce Ruth Wolner

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Professions

Housewife home maker

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Middle name

Hildegard

Maiden name

Mossengren

Surnames

Ethnicity

White

Nationality

Sweden

Religion

Augustana Lutheran

Gender

Female

Timeline

1907 - In the year that Ruth Hildegard (Mossengren) Wolner was born, radiometric dating, a recently discovered technology that could date rocks, found that the earth was 2.2 billion years old which was dramatically older than previously thought. Later refinements and advancements in science would date the age of the earth at over 4.5 billion years.

1909 - By the time she was just 2 years old, Polish physician and medical researcher Paul Ehrlich found a cure for syphilis, which was a prevalent (but undiscussed) disease. He found that an arsenic compound completely cured syphilis within 3 weeks.

1919 - By the time she was only 12 years old, on January 6th, President Theodore Roosevelt died. Having gone to bed the previous night after being treated for breathing problems, the ex-President died in his sleep from a clot that had traveled to his lungs. He was 60. After a simple service, Roosevelt was buried on a hillside overlooking Oyster Bay.

1972 - Ruth was 65 years old when on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

1993 - In the year of Ruth Hildegard (Mossengren) Wolner's passing, on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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Ruth Hildegard (Mossengren) Wolner, mother to 15 children, passed away on September 13, 1993 in St. James, Minnesota USA at 86 years old. Her cause of death is listed as: alzheimers. She was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Saint James, Minnesota. She was born on September 11, 1907 in Minnesota. She was born to Hilma "Helena" Oleson Mossengren and Carl "Karl" Peter Mossengren, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree. Ruth married Oliver Alexander Wolner and they were together until death separated them on February 8, 1968. They gave birth to James Oliver Wolner, Joel Charles Wolner, Rebecca Marie Wolner, Mark Bradly Wolner, Stephen Lynn Wolner, Robert Lee Wolner, Richard Dwight Wolner, Gary Dean Wolner, John Peter Wolner, Jane Mary Wolner, Janet Andrea Wolner, Germaine Hilma Wolner, Gene David Wolner, Joan Darlene Wolner, and Joyce Ruth Wolner.

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