Rose A. Gjesdahl

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Rose A. Gjesdahl

Rose Ann Gjesdahl, 93, Brainerd, and formerly of Little Falls, died Monday, June 4, 2001, at St. Joseph's Medical Centee.

She was born Dec. 28, 1907, in Little Falls to Mathias and Martha (Krystosek) Adams. She graduated from Little Falls High School in 1926 and attended Little Falls Business College. She was employed at the Little Falls Daily Transcript until 1941. She married Hokon "Hoke" W. Gjesdahl on May 14, 1938. She was a charter member of the Daughters of Isabella where she served as regent and president and also held state offices of treasurer and scribe. She was also a member of St. Mary's Christian Women, American Legion Auxiliary and a life-long member of St. Mary's Parish. She volunteered and served as treasurer of the Camp Fire Girl Council. She moved to Brainerd in September of 1997.

Survivors include two sons, Douglas Gjesdahl, Palm Bay, Fla., and Victor Castrodad, North St. Paul; a daughter, Diane Moen, Brainerd; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Leonard Adams, Golden Valley; and two sisters, Lorraine Ciminski, Little Falls, and Jeanne Schnell, St. Paul.

Her husband, two brothers, George and Edward Adams, and two sisters, Bernadine Castrodad and Dorothy Greene, died earlier.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Little Falls with the Rev. Nick Landsberger officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Parish Cemetery. Memorials are preferred to Poor Clares Monastery, 421 4th St. S., Sauk Rapids, Minn., 56379 or Brainerd Manor, 2723 Oak Street, Brainerd, Minn., 56401.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today and from 8-10 a.m. Wednesday at Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls, with parish prayers at 5:30 p.m. today followed by the American Legion Auxiliary at 6 p.m. and a rosary by the Daughters of Isabella and St. Mary's Christian Women at 6:30 p.m. Arrangements are with the Shelly Funeral Chapel in Little Falls. ( )

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Rose Ann Adams
December 28, 1907
112 Little Falls, Morrison, Minnesota, USA
3 June 4, 2001
19 93 Brainderd, Crow Wing, Minnesota, USA
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 8:54 PM
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