Marian Imogene Netterlund, the daughter of the late Charles and Marie (Johnson) Olson, was born on Nov. 29, 1919, in Pelan Twp. of Kittson Co., near Karlstad, MN. She attended school and grew to womanhood in the Halma and Karlstad communities and for several years, worked at the Ford Motor Co. in Minneapolis. On Dec. 26, 1948, Marian was united in marriage to Harold Morris Netterlund at Halma. The couple made their home in Karlstad for many years. Marian was a member of the Karlstad Baptist Church. Morris passed away Feb. 14, 1996, and Marian continued her home in Karlstad. Since Jan. of 2008, she has resided at the Karlstad Healthcare Center. On Mon. afternoon, Aug. 8, 2011, at the age of 91 years, 8 months and 9 days, Marian went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
She is survived by two daughters: Nancy (Wayne) Carpenter, of Philadelphia, PA. and Carol (Carl) Peterson, of Bedford, TX.; one son: Robert, also of Bedford; five grandchildren: Tara Carpenter, Britt (Mark) Price and Ben (Holly), Joe (Candice) and Jeffrey Peterson; four great-grandchildren: Kayla, Campbell and Jacob Price, and Reid Peterson; in addition to several nieces, nephews and other relatives.