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WILBUR WESLEY ROLSTON obituary

 

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His funeral service will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, at the Van Orsdel United Methodist Church in Havre, with Pastor Marvin Eldridge officiating. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery. A fellowship luncheon will be held at the church immediately after the services at the graveside. Memorial contributions in Wilbur's honor may be made to the Kremlin Fire Department or to the new building projects at the Havre Agricultural Experiment Station. Wilbur was born May 31, 1912, in Verndale, Minn., to Charles and Ivy (Hill) Rolston. He moved to Kremlin in 1917 with his family who settled on a homestead near Kremlin. In 1932, he began farming south of Kremlin, where he lived until he moved to the Eagles Manor Retirement Home in Havre. He married Hazel Twedt June 27, 1935, in Havre. Wilbur served on the Kremlin School Board for many years, and helped organize the Kremlin Commercial Club, the Kremlin Fire Department and the Hill County Weed Control District. He also was a member of the Hill County Planning Council and the Kremlin Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Hazel, on July 22, 1988; a brother, Floyd Rolston; and sisters, Myrtle Rolston and Marlys Danell. Wilbur is survived by his daughters, Margaret Leonard of Sammamish, Wash., Edna Gregory of Kremlin, Mont.; and son, Charles Rolston of Shoreview, Minn.; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

 
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