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Virginia "Jean" Mickelson

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Virginia "Jean" Mickelson Obituary
Virginia "Jean" Mickelson, 87, of Sleepy Eye, died on Jan. 18, at Sleepy Eye Medical Center. Visitation will be on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m., and will continue on Tuesday from 7:30 until 10 a.m., at Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye. Service will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Sleepy Eye, on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at 10:30 a.m. The clergy will be Msgr. Eugene Lozinski. Interment will be at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Sleepy Eye. Arrangements are with Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. On line condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.
Virginia Noreen (Pollom) Mickelson, the daughter of Anthony and Virginia (Crandal) Pollom was born on July 5th, 1931 in St. Paul. Jean was united in marriage to Joe Mickelson on Aug. 27, 1952 in Sleepy Eye. The couple farmed North of town for 50 years. Jean worked over the years at Al's Bakery, Del Monte, Hardees and the Orchid Inn. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. Jean enjoyed embroidery, baking, old time music and dancing and especially spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Survivors include her children: Tim of New Ulm, Jill (Jon) Wellnitz of New Ulm, Scott of rural Sleepy Eye, Kathy (Scott) Ellanson of New Ulm and Dan (DeAnna) of Denver; 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Joe in 2006, three brothers, two sisters and child in infancy in 1973.
Published in Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch from Jan. 21 to Jan. 25, 2019
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