Cover photo for Viola Ohnstad's Obituary
Viola Ohnstad Profile Photo
1922 Viola 2012

Viola Ohnstad

January 20, 1922 — July 2, 2012

Viola "Vi" Ohnstad, age 90, of Cannon Falls died Monday afternoon July 2, 2012 at Twin Rivers Assisted Living in Cannon Falls. Viola was born January 20, 1922 in St. Paul the daughter of William & Anna (Kogerer) Sager. She was raised in St. Paul. She worked as an aide at the sanatorium outside Cannon Falls as a teenager. On October 14, 1944 she was united in marriage with Marvin Ohnstad in Dennison at the parsonage. Vi worked at several restaurants in Cannon Falls, as an aide at the Cannon Falls Hospital and as a laborer at Cannon Equipment. She liked cats, playing cards, and going to dances. Her grandchildren remember that her cookie jar was always full. Vi had a wonderful Shirley Temple collection. Viola was preceded in death by her husband Marvin, grandson Chris Mickelson, son-in-law Clarence Mickelson, sisters and brothers Johanna, Emily Jacobowitch, Richard Sager, Matilda, and two infant siblings. She is survived by her daughter Marlys Mickelson; son Allen; grandchildren Bradley & Jeffrey (Veronica) Mickelson; great-grandson whom she adored Carson; and special friend & caregiver Dennis Larson. Memorial Service will be 11 AM Friday July 6 at First English Lutheran Church in Cannon Falls with the Rev. Dan Forsgren officiating. Gathering time will be from 10 AM-11 AM Friday at church. Inurnment at Urland Lutheran Cemetery. Arrangements with Lunderg Funeral Home in Cannon Falls.

Funeral Home: Lundberg Funeral Home 5839 Hwy 19 Blvd Cannon Falls, MN US 55009

Previous Events

Visitation
Friday, July 6, 2012
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
First English Lutheran Church

511 W. Belle St.
Cannon Falls, MN 55009

Service
Friday, July 6, 2012
11:00 AM
First English Lutheran Church

511 W. Belle St.
Cannon Falls, MN 55009

Graveside Service
Friday, July 6, 2012
Urland Lutheran Cemetery

6940 Co 9 Blvd
Leon Township, MN 55009

Inurnment following the luncheon at First English Church


To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Viola Ohnstad, please visit our flower store.

Guestbook

Visits: 10

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree