|Alma Malvig, 93|
|Written by TRF Times|
Red Lake Falls - Alma Malvig, 93, died Tuesday, February 8, 2005 at Hillcrest Nursing Home, Red Lake Falls.
Funeral services were held on Thursday, February 10, at St. John Lutheran Church in Thief River Falls, with Rev. Donald Kirchner officiating. Casket bearers included all of Alma’s family and friends. Interment was held at Lund Lutheran Cemetery in Gully.
Alma Cornelia Dahle was born August 5, 1911 in Deer Park Township, the daughter of Ole J. and Bertina (Grande) Dahle. She was baptized at Ebenezer Lutheran Church in August of 1911. She grew up and attended country school in Deer Park Township.
On December 31, 1935, Alma was united in marriage to Stanley Malvig in Thief River Falls.
Alma enjoyed bowling and crossword puzzles.
“Life of Riley” This is the way it was by Alma. “September 1928, my first job at Roland Store in Oklee, enjoyed it very much...stayed there until October 1929...stayed home until March or April 1930. Went to Fertile and worked at Halstensgard’s...Then home again for awhile...September 1931, I went to Pencer to work at store and post office for R.V. Anderson in 1933...They sold out and bought a store in Gully...July 4, 1933 I moved to Gully to work at the store there...1934 Anderson sold out and moved to Skime...I worked there for awhile-then back home for awhile-then Gully...Also worked in the post office in Gully. Stan had a gas station in Erskine for a year...then we moved to Brooklyn Center...Business (convenience store) got low after the war began, all our young customers were called into service...So I went to work at Durkee Atwood for awhile and then I was called to Honeywell...Stayed about a year, then we opened the store again and sold out...Then I went to work at Sears Roebuck, will call desk and mail order...Moved back to Gully for awhile, then to Thief River Falls...In April 1947, I started work at Oen Mercantile...In 1948, Oen’s sold out to S&L Department Store, later that was changed to Bostwick’s, going on 43 years... Bostwick’s closed their doors, February 1, 1990, so my career was over.
Survivors include Alma’s brother, George Dahle of Thief River Falls; nieces, Linda (Ron) Wilsey of Eveleth and Betty (Mark) Trumm of Alexandria.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley on January 14, 1978; her parents; sister, Olga Dahle; brothers, John Dahle and Burton in infancy.