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Phyllis J. Soland

Phyllis J. Soland, 89, of Sartell, Minn., formerly of Bemidji, died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009, at Country Manor Health Care Center in Sartell.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Jan. 24, at Country Manor Health Care Chapel in Sartell with the Rev. Robert Springer officiating. Visitation will be held from one half hour before the services at the chapel.

Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Homes of St. Cloud, Minn. is assisting the family with the arrangements.

She was born July 21, 1919, to Frank & Edna (Carlson) Walburg in Bemidji. She grew up in the Bemidji area and moved to St. Paul, Minn., where she worked for the Department of Corrections for 25 years. She retired and moved to the St. Cloud area to be closer to her family.

She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in St. Cloud. She volunteered at the St. Cloud Public Library and enjoyed reading, watching movies and spending time with family.

She is survived by her daughter, Rebecca MacLeod (Jack Camm) of Kellogg, Idaho; a sister, Bernice Dow of Bemidji; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren,

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Marvel Swenson and Lois Stortroen, and a brother, Ray Walburg.

Memorials to the American Cancer Society are preferred in lieu of flowers.

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