Sylvia Mae Wogsland, 99, of Iola, WI, passed away Sunday, November 20, at Iola Living Assistance, Wisconsin.
Sylvia was born in Town of New Hope, WI. on May 4, 1917, a daughter of the late Cora (Kjer) and Ben Wrolstad. Sylvia married Jerome Gjertson in Feb. 4, 1939. He preceded her in death on April 16, 1958. She later married Norris Wogsland on May 5, 1962 at Northland Lutheran Church. He preceded her in death on April 17, 1998. Sylvia graduated from Rosholt High School. She worked as a LPN for 22 years at Iola Hospital, St. Michael’s Hospital, Homme Home, Menomonee Falls Hospital, retiring in 1970. She enjoyed quilting, traveling, and sang in the Northland Lutheran Church Choir, was a charter member of the Iola Sons of Norway.
She is survived by a son, Jerome (Darlene) Gjertson, of Iola; grandchildren: Jean (Tom) Freeman of Starkville, MS; Peggy (Rick) Thompson of Jackson, MS; great-grandchildren: Nathan (Kim) Stroh of Canyon, TX; Justin (Rachel) Stroh of Jackson, MS; Richard (Angel) Thompson of Jackson, MS; Elizabeth Thompson, of Hattiesburg, MS; great-great-grandchildren: Owen, Blake, Caroline, Taylor, Carson, Kylee and Camden; one sister, Lillian Urban of Bloomington, Ill. and sister-in-law, Lorna Wogsland of Texas. She was preceded in death by a sister, Belma Torbenson, and brothers, Franklin and Alvin Wrolstad.
Funeral Service will be held at Northland Lutheran Church, Iola, Wisconsin, at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 25th, with Reverend Dan Somers officiating. Visitation will be held Friday 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.. at Northland Lutheran Church. Interment will be in Northland Lutheran Cemetery Town of Harrison, Wisconsin Register Book and online condolences may be sent by visiting www.voiefuneralhome.com. The Voie Funeral Home of Iola is serving the family.