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Aurelia Christie, 105

Tri-County News of Kimball, Minnesota

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Aurelia Christie died Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015, at Hilltop Health Care Center in Watkins. She was 105.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at Assumption Catholic Church in Eden Valley with Rev. Robert Rolfes officiating. Burial will be at the Church of Our Lady Cemetery in Manannah. Visitation will from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Eden Valley, and one hour prior to the services at the church. Eden Valley American Legion Post #381 Auxiliary will pray at 6:30 p.m., followed by parish prayers at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, at the funeral home.

Aurelia M. Christie was born Aug. 14, 1910, in Eden Lake Township to George and Mary

(Binsfeld) Arnold. She married John "Pat" Christie June 18, 1935, at Assumption Catholic Church in Eden Valley. Aurelia was a lifelong resident of Eden Valley and worked at Animal Fair in Eden Valley and also was a Stanley salesperson for more than 50 years. She was a member of Assumption Catholic Church, Eden Valley American Legion Post #381 Auxiliary, and a member of Eves of Eden Extension Group for more than 80 years. Aurelia enjoyed playing cards, quilting and gardening. She was very active in her church.

Aurelia was preceded in death by her parents; husband John; and nine brothers and sisters.

She is survived by her children Janet Rossmeisl of Paynesville, Paul (and Kathy) of Chisago City, and Peter of Idaho; sisters and brothers Adeline DeMorett of Eden Valley, Dorothy Tintes of Bloomington, and George Arnold of Fridley; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

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Original Publication Date: November 5, 2015

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