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“I have been thinking of Mary many times over the years. Today, I looked up her mane and found out she had passed. I am so sad within my heart. ...Read More »
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“Brian, I just read of your mother's passing in the Northwestern College bulletin. She was the same age as my mother, who went home to be with...Read More »
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“Brian~ I was very sorry to read of your mom's death. You're in my prayers. ”
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“So sorry to hear about your mother, You was a very important part of her life. May god comfort you and give you peace and strength to get you through...Read More »
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“To Brian and your family, my most sincere sympathy. Brian, you have been very attentive to your mother for many years and I'm sure she appreciated...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Jean H. O'Neill - Menomonie, WI


Mary E. (Kent) Hairdahl, age 93, of Menomonie, WI died Thursday, January 27, 2011 at the Dunn County Health Care Center.

The former Mary Evelyn Kent was born December 8, 1917 in the Town of Red Cedar, Dunn Co., WI to Harry W. and Jessie M. (Chrislaw) Kent. She graduated from Dunn County Agriculture School in 1936 and graduated from Northwestern Bible College in 1944.

Mary married Karlyle Hairdahl on Nov. 9, 1956 in Rusk, WI. They resided in the Town of Red Cedar until 1956 when they moved to Menomonie.

Mary enjoyed doing volunteer work for family and neighbors and at the Dunn County Health Care Center. She also enjoyed baking, fishing and the traveling she did with Karlyle. Mary was a faithful and active member of Menomonie Alliance Church.

Mary is survived by:
Her son, Brian of Menomonie
A sister, Grace Harrison of Menomonie
Several nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Karlyle; three sisters, Margaret Kent, Eleanor Vincent and Ruth Jensen.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, Feb. 4, 2011 at Menomonie Alliance Church. Burial will be Evergreen Cemetery in Menomonie. There will be visitation from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie and at the church one hour prior to the service on Friday.