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    Thief River Falls - Adeline Stennes, 96, of Thief River Falls, died on Monday, Feb. 6, 2012 at Oakland Park Communities in Thief River Falls.
    Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 13, 2012 at Westaker Free Lutheran Church in Newfolden, with Pastor Phil Rokke officiating. Interment will follow at the Bethania Cemetery, Marsh Grove Township, Marshall County.
    Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until 11a.m. on Monday at the church.
    Adeline D. Dahl was born on Jan. 13, 1916 on the home farm near Strandquist, the daughter of Samuel and Clara (Holmstrom) Dahl. She was baptized and confirmed into the Christian faith. Adeline attended country school through the eighth grade and then attended high school in Newfolden.
    On Oct. 29, 1941, Adeline was united in marriage to Gilman Stennes at the parsonage in Viking by Rev. Harlan Peterson. The couple lived and farmed in West Valley Township, Marshall County, until retiring in 1976 when they moved to the city of Strandquist.
    Through the years, Adeline enjoyed her life on the farm where the couple raised their two sons, Robert and Merrill.  She also enjoyed her large garden, crocheting, and knitting.
    She was a member of the Bethania Free Lutheran Church, and after moving to Thief River Falls in 1996, Adeline enjoyed attending the Abundant Life Lutheran Church.
    Survivors include her son, and Robert (Marlyce) Stennes of White Bear Lake and Anthem, Ariz.; daughter-in-law Renee Stennes of Anthem; grandchildren, Todd (Anne), Tamera (Tim), Tricia (Denny), Taren (Jason), Mia and Leif (Kristen); 11 great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends; special niece, Lynette Lane; and special friends Janis and Floyd Jesme.
    Adeline was preceded in death by her husband, Gilman on Dec. 23, 1996; son, Merrill Wayne; and siblings, Kenneth Dahl, Bernice Westman, Clifford Dahl and Norella Donarski.
    Memorials are suggested to the Bethania Cemetery Fund or the Trumpet of Truth radio program.
    Family condolences may be sent to www.johnsonfuneralservice.com.    A00003B2012FB08