Obituary for Agnes Violet Simonson

Agnes Violet Simonson was born on February 15, 1926 to parents Paul and Hilda Simonson near McIntosh, MN. She was baptized and confirmed at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in McIntosh. She grew up on her parent’s farm north of McIntosh. She attended Country School near McIntosh and attended High School in McIntosh. 
She lived in Fosston and Crookston, where she operated restaurants for many years. She also worked at Garden Valley Telephone Company. 
She moved to Robbinsdale, MN, and back to Fosston, where she has since resided at Cornerstone Assisted Living and at First Care Nursing Home.
She loved music and played both the guitar and piano. She also liked to crochet and work in her flower gardens.
She was a member of Hope Lutheran Church in Fosston, MN.
Agnes Gaetz passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2020 at the age of 94, at First Care Nursing Home.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husbands, Obie Reese Sr., and Roman Gaetz; her two sons, Obie Reese Jr. and Tim Gaetz; and eleven brothers and sisters.
She is survived by her brother, Hilmer (Marian) Simonson of Minneapolis; her children; Dallas (Barb) Reese of Bagley, Todd Gaetz of Bemidji, and Tami Gaetz Fullmer of Columbia, South Carolina; eight grandchildren, twenty-one great-grandchildren and nineteen great-great grandchildren.
No funeral will be held. A private interment ceremony will be held at a later date.
Messages of condolence may be sent to

Richards Publishing

P.O. Box 159
239 2nd Ave
Gonvick, MN 56644
Telephone: (218) 487-5225

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