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Jennie Marie Piscator

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Jennie Marie Piscator
Services for Jennie Marie Piscator, 91, will take place at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 28 at First Presbyterian Church in Lake Park. Pastor Suzanne Wobig will officiate the service.

Interment will take place at Silver Lake Cemetery in Lake Park.

Jennie passed away April 25, 2009 at the Lake Park Care Center in Lake Park.

Jennie Whalen Piscator was born May 7, 1917 to Maggie Reeverts Whalen and Joe Whalen on a farm near Round Lake, Minn. She was baptized July 1, 1917 at the First Presbyterian Church in Lake Park. She started school at Ewington Consolidated School at Spafford, Minn. At the age of 10 she moved with her parents to Dickens, where she finished her schooling.

She was a member of the First Methodist Church in Dickens. On June 25, 1938, she was united in marriage to Iver Piscator of Worthington, Minn., and to this union three children were born. They lived on a farm near Worthington for three years and then moved to a farm in Sioux Valley, Minn. On Oct. 4, 1953, they became members of the First Presbyterian Church in Lake Park. They moved to Lake Park in 1965.

In April of 1970, she started a floral shop specializing in silk wedding flowers. Later she added a green house and continued in the business until she retired in 1993.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; one brother, Joe; two sisters: Florence Blighton and Bertha Strohman; and one great-grandchild, Brenna Aery.

Jennie is survived by her children: Ruby Murphy and husband, Tom of Spencer, Janice Sangl and husband, Jim of Wahpeton, and Bob Carter and wife, Barbara of Sioux Falls, S.D.; two sisters: Alma Blum of Fonda, and Mae Reinholdt of LeMars; one brother, Melvin Whalen and wife, Lillian of Dickens; 10 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.