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Aloyce Wiskow, (Mrs. Curtis Wiskow), 76

loyce Wiskow, (Mrs. Curtis Wiskow), 76, of rural Strathcona, MN, died Tuesday, May 18, 2010 in LifeCare-Greenbush Manor at Greenbush, MN.
       Aloyce Wiskow was born Aloyce Colleen Iverson, the daughter of Melvin & Thea (Olson) Iverson on November 17, 1933 at Peposki, MN.  She was baptized at the Osterdahlen Lutheran Church at Pinewood, MN.  She moved to Gatzke, MN with her family at age 3 and attended the Cloverland School near Gatzke.  She was confirmed at the United Lutheran Church at Gatzke.  She graduated from Middle River, MN High School in 1952.
   Aloyce married Curtis Wiskow on June 28, 1954 at Landstad Lutheran Church at Gatzke.  They farmed in Huss Township, Roseau County, rural Strathcona, MN for many years.
   Aloyce was a self-taught musician and played the piano, organ and guitar and could sing in Norwegian.  She served as church organist/pianist at the Klondike Lutheran Church and the Poplar Grove Lutheran Church for many years.  She also taught Sunday School at both churches.  She served as the Treasurer of the Klondike Cemetery for over 30 years.  She was a Charter Member of the Northland Threshing Bee and served as their Treasurer for many years.
    Aloyce enjoyed growing flowers and caring for animals of all kinds.  She was dedicated to Curtis and sent him over 700 letters while he was away serving in the U.S. Army.
     SURVIVED BY:  Husband—Curtis.
     1 brother—James Iverson of Madison, SD, a sister-in-law—Betty Iverson of Thornton, Colorado, many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
     She was preceded in death by her parents, 1 brother–Maynerd Iverson, a sister-in-law—Maxine Iverson and nieces and nephews, Rosalyn Iverson Engler, Merle, Todd, Katherine & Stephen Iverson.
     Funeral Services were held on Monday, May 24 in the United Free Lutheran Church of Greenbush with Pastor LeRoy Petersen, officiating.  Organist was Eileen Kilen and Vocalists were Merle & Karen Lorenson.  Sharing memories and the reading of the obituary were done by Val Bernat & Jeff Iverson.  Pallbearers were Kerby & Grant Eidsmoe, John, Earl & Roger Wiskow & Russ Iverson.  Interment was in Klondike Cemetery at rural Strathcona with Lucinda Wiskow singing the National Anthem.   Arrangements were with Gieseke Funeral Chapel of Greenbush. 

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