Saturday, March 17, 2012



ADDRESS: Memorial Nursing & Rehab Center, Medford

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 5:45 AM Saturday, March 17, at Memorial Nursing & Rehab Center, Medford where she had resided for the past 3 years

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: Per Mitt’s request, there will be no services

PLACE OF BURIAL: Entombment will take place at Elm Lawn Memorial Park, Elmhurst, IL

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: August 5, 1920 at Hamar, Norway

EDUCATION: Chicago elementary schools, graduate of Kelvyn Park High School, Chicago, IL and attended secretarial school in Chicago

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: August 30, 1941 at Chicago, IL to William Peter Vollriede and he preceded her in death November 7, 1982

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: She moved to the USA with her family at the age of 3, settling in Chicago. After her education, she worked as a secretary in the Chicago area for a period of years while raising her family. She served as a Cub Scout Den Mother in her younger years. Shortly after her husband's retirement, they moved to Door County, WI. In 1991, she moved to Medford where she continued to enjoy her hobbies of rosemaling, painting, reading & playing piano.

MEMBER OF: Medford United Methodist Church and various church committees

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Karen (Leon) Pallasch of Schaumburg, IL, William R. (Deborah Arsenault) Vollriede of Sauk Village, IL, Nadeen Sahr of Lublin

CHILDREN DECEASED: Son-in-law: James Sahr in 2002

GRANDCHILDREN: 5 –Heather (Thomas) Taxon, Kathryn (Thomas) Prete, Thomas S. (Lacy) Sahr, Brian (Christine) Vollriede, and William A. Vollriede

GREAT -GRANDCHILDREN: 11 – Tyler, Jacob, Joshua, James & Timothy Prete, Grey & Drake Taxon, Tyler, Adyson & Baylee Sahr, Dominico Vollriede

DECEASED PARENTS: Marius & Karen Sorlie

OTHER INFORMATION: Memorial contributions may be made in her name to either the Medford United Methodist Church or the Medford Public Library
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