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Thusnelda A. Williamson

July 24, 2012
Fairmont Sentinel

TRIMONT - A Celebration of Life for Thusnelda "Tootie" A. Williamson, 101, of rural Trimont will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at Waverly Lutheran Church in rural Trimont, Minn., with Rev. Gerald Giese officiating. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery.

Tootie was called to her eternal rest on Saturday morning, July 21, 2012, at Truman Senior Living in Truman, Minn. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. today at Kramer Family Funeral Home in Trimont, and one hour prior to the services at the church on Wednesday.

Messages of sympathy may be sent to the family online at

Thusnelda Anna Marie Schultz was born at Wheaton, Traverse County, Minn., on Oct. 27, 1910, the third child of Marie (Otto) and Emil Schultz. She was baptized Nov. 13, 1910, at St. John's Lutheran Church of Wheaton. In September 1918, Thusnelda, more commonly called Tootie, moved with her family to southern Minnesota and leaving school, Tootie worked at home, for other people and for her brothers, keeping house. Tootie was confirmed on April 13, 1924, at the Antrim Church. On March 15, 1940, she married Leonard Williamson at the home of her parents near Truman, Minn. After their marriage, they farmed in Waverly Township. Leonard died on Feb. 1, 2003. Tootie moved to the Assisted Living and later Truman Senior Living. She was a member of Waverly Lutheran Church, it's ladies aid and Dorcas Circle. She loved playing cards and visiting. Tootie enjoyed working on the farm, mowing the yard, doing chicken chores and attending to her cats. She took great pride in her ability to drive her car until the age of 99.

She is survived by two sisters, Luella Wessel of Trimont, Minn., and Glenda Bode of Colorado Springs, Colo.; a brother, Lawrence Schultz of Sherburn, Minn., many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews; and other relatives.

Tootie was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Leonard; three sisters, Leona, Matilda, Wilma; five brothers, Bernhardt, Emil, Herbert, Harold and Raymond Schultz; and other relatives.



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