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Lillian A. Fossum[1]

Female 1924 - 2003  (79 years)


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  • Name Lillian A. Fossum  [2
    Born 15 Feb 1924  Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Died 20 Apr 2003  Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried 23 Apr 2003  Oak Grove Cemetery, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • Lillian A. Rollins, 79, of Rushford died Sunday, April 20, 2003, at her home. Lillian was born Feb. 15, 1924, in Rushford to Ludvig and Amanda (Berland) Fossum. She graduated from Rushford High School in 1943. On April 22, 1945, she married Donald "Tinker" Rollins in El Paso, Texas. She lived in California, where she worked for Lockheed as a riveter. She moved with her family to Chester, Iowa, for 30 years, where she worked as a postal clerk. Lillian and Tinker moved back to Rushford in 1987. Tinker died in July 1991. Lillian worked at Norby's Jewelry Store in Rushford.

      She was a member of the Rushford Lutheran Church and was active in circle, ladies aid, and making quilts and lefse. She was also a member of the Rushford Historical Society, American Legion Auxiliary, and was a volunteer at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home and SEMCAC. She enjoyed playing cards with her friends and loved her children and grandchildren dearly.

      She was preceded in death by her husband; one grandson, Zane Rollins; and one brother, Conrad Fossum.

      The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 23, at Rushford Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Roger Michaelson officiating. Burial will be at the Oak Grove City Cemetery in Rushford. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Hoff Funeral Homes-Rushford Chapel and one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the church.

      The family prefers memorials be directed to the Eagles Cancer Telethon. [3]
    Person ID I5252  Mindrum
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2008 

    Father Ludvig Fossum,   b. 3 May 1889, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1978, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Amanda Mary Berland,   b. 20 Nov 1892, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1983, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 13 Jul 1910  Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3664  Group Sheet

    Family Donald E. "Tinker" Rollins,   b. 10 Apr 1924,   d. 28 Jul 1991  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 22 Apr 1945  El Paso, El Paso, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F3681  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    Rollins, Donald and Lillian Fossum
    Rollins, Donald and Lillian Fossum

  • Sources 
    1. [S48] Overland Family History, Audrey Overland, Lorna Anderson, 1986.

    2. [S16] Social Security Death Index.

    3. [S689]