Allette M. “Lolly” Hatlevig, 93, of rural Lanesboro died on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, at her winter home in Mesa, Ariz.

Lolly was born on Dec. 28, 1923, in Montana to Oscar and Minda (Benson) Holtegaard. She married Arnold “Arne” Hatlevig at North Prairie Lutheran Church in rural Lanesboro on Nov. 13, 1943.

Lolly was a wife and mother, raising six kids, helping in the barn, cooking, baking, cleaning, gardening, etc.

She worked at Rush Products in Rushford for 13 years and Camera Arts in Lewiston for 20 years.

Lolly enjoyed cooking, gardening and sewing. She was famous for her homemade bread, buns, meatballs and stuffing. As she got older, she and Arne were able to travel and she found a love for reading.

Lolly was a member of North Prairie Lutheran Church, church circle and ladies aid

Lolly is survived by five sons: Jim (Miriam) of Perham, Minn., Jerry (Nancy) of Onalaska, Wis., Darrell (Georgene) of New Market - Elko, Minn., Doug (Mary) of Iowa Falls, Iowa, and Dale of Lanesboro; a daughter: Carol Petersen of Perham; 16 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and two siblings, Myrtle Hatlevig of Lanesboro and Phyllis Potter of St. Charles.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, six brothers, a sister and a great-grandchild, Larissa.

There will be a funeral service for Lolly at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 4, 2017, at North Prairie Lutheran Church in rural Lanesboro with the Rev. Beth Stempinski officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Hoff Funeral and Cremation Service in Rushford is assisting the family with arrangements.

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