|Lottie Moen, 89|
|Written by TRF Times|
Thief River Falls - Lottie Moen, 89, died on Monday, October 4, 2004 at Hillcrest Nursing Home in Red Lake Falls.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 7, at Evangelical Covenant Church in Thief River Falls, with Rev. Brian Schanil officiating. Interment will be held at Greenwood Cemetery in Thief River Falls.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday (today), October 6, at Johnson Funeral Service in Thief River Falls, with a 7 p.m. prayer service led by David Firmrite, and for one hour prior to services at the church on Thursday.
Lottie May McMahon was born April 11, 1915, in Martin, N.D., the daughter of Peter and Charlotte (Hein) McMahon. The family moved to Anamoose, N.D., when Lottie was 5 years old. She grew up and graduated from Anamoose High School in 1933.
Lottie was married to Palmer Syverson for 21 years. They lived in northern Minnesota and later moved to Harvey, N.D.
On June 2, 1958, Lottie was united in marriage to Russell Moen in Grand Forks, N.D. The couple lived most of their lives in Thief River Falls. She worked at Jung’s Bakery for about 10 years and the Third Street Café. They owned and operated the Mint and Russell’s Bar. Lottie and Russell were married for 43 years. Russell died on August 12, 2001.
Lottie was an avid cook and baker and was known for her baking and cooking skills. She also did some gardening. When she was younger, she loved playing Bingo. Mostly, she enjoyed her family and entertaining company.
Survivors include her sister, Clara Birchard of Glendale, Ariz.; two special great-nieces, Karen Rock of Mentor and Kathy LeMoine of Thief River Falls; as well as many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell; her parents; and nine brothers: Hilton, Hilbert, Verner, Peter, Rutherford, Lionel, Leon Harvey, and Martin McMahon. A00003B2004OT06