Sylvia M. Wogsland
Sylvia Mae Wogsland, 99, Iola, a town of New Hope native,
died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, at Iola Living Assistance.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, at
Northland Lutheran Church in Iola, with the Rev. Dan Somers officiating.
Interment will be in Northland Lutheran Cemetery in the town of Harrison in
Visitation will be at the church from noon Friday until the
Voie Funeral Home in Iola assisted with arrangements. Condolences
may be offered online at www.voiefuneralhome.com.
Mrs. Wogsland was born May 4, 1917, in the town of New Hope,
a daughter of the late Cora (Kjer) and Ben Wrolstad. She graduated from Rosholt
She was married to Jerome Gjertson Feb. 4, 1939. He died April
She was married to Norris Wogsland May 5, 1962, at Northland
Lutheran Church. He died April 17, 1998.
She worked as a licensed practical nurse for 22 years at Iola
Hospital, St. Michael’s Hospital in Stevens Point, Homme Home in Wittenberg and
Menomonee Falls Hospital, retiring in 1970.
She sang in the Northland Lutheran Church Choir and was a
charter member of the Iola Sons of Norway.
Survivors include one son, Jerome (Darlene) Gjertson, Iola;
one sister, Lillian Urban, Bloomington, Ill.; one sister-in-law, Lorna Wogsland,
Texas; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by one sister, Belma
Torbenson; and two brothers, Franklin and Alvin Wrolstad.