Pearl Kline, 77, Spooner, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at the Spooner Health System. Pearl was born May 14, 1937, in St. Paul, Minn., Ramsey County, to parents Alice K. Mahre and John Burmeister. She attended the Spooner schools and graduated in 1955. In school she was active in orchestra, band and choir. On March 3, 1956, she was united in marriage to Pete Kline Jr. at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Spooner. The couple moved to Oshkosh where she played the cello in the Oshkosh Symphony for two years and returned to Spooner the end of February 1958. Four children were born, Scott, Kent, Ryan and Kendra.
Dotty Jean White
Dotty J. White, 82, passed away July 20, 2014, at the Indianhead Medical Center in Shell Lake, after a long battle with cancer. Dotty was born Oct. 8,1931, in Shafer, Minn., to August and Ruby Johnson. Most of her life was spent in Minnesota until she married Kenneth T. White on July 3, 1948, and they moved to Spooner. Dotty worked at the Southside Grocery, National Grocery in Spooner, the Topper and the Prime while raising five children. In her retirement years, she enjoyed being with her children, going to Bingo, playing Scrabble and putting jigsaw puzzles together with her friends at the manor.
Florence M. Carlson
Florence M. Carlson, 94, Shell Lake, died Friday, July 18, 2014, at Spooner Health System. She was born Oct. 26, 1919, in Shell Lake, to Magnus and Gena (Christensen) Mortensen. Florence was married in Barronett on Dec. 16,1939, to Edward Carlson, who preceded her in death on June 17, 1995.
This adorable kitten is looking for a forever home. Other animals available for adoption can be found on the Washburn County Area Humane Society website at www.wcahs.com