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Minna Mix

Jun 9, 2009

Funeral services for Mina Mix, 86, of Estherville, will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 10 at the Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel in Estherville with Pastor Peter Soli officiating. Interment will be at East Side Cemetery, Estherville. She died Sunday, June 7 at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, S.D.

Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. today at the Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel in Estherville.

Estherville Minna Frances (Fowler) Mix, the daughter of John W. and Martha (Dorrfel) Fowler was born Oct. 31, 1922, in Terril

She received her education in the Estherville Schools.

On Sept. 19, 1942, Minna was united in marriage to Gordon Mix at Dakota City, Neb. After their marriage, the couple lived in Kennsett, Mason City, rural Alpha, Minn, and in rural Armstrong, where they lived and farmed for 20 years. The couple then moved to Estherville where they made their home. Gordon passed away Jan. 9, 1997.

Minna was a member of RSVP, enjoyed craftwork and especially spending time with her family.

Left to cherish Minna’s memory are her daughters, Starlene Bortvit of Bolivar, Mo.; Sherry Fisher and her husband, Marvin of Estherville; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; sisters and brothers, Nellie Phillips and her husband, Merle of Fergus Falls, Minne.; Pearl Mortimore of Spencer; Hans Fowler and his wife, Joyce of Adel; Max Fowler of Palacios, Texas; and Evelyn Zhorne of Waterloo.

She has been preceded in death by her parents; husband; granddaughter, Jodi; son-in-law, Larry; two great-grandchildren; three brothers and five sisters.

Online condolences may be made at www.henryolsonfuneral.com.