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In Memory of Elsie Bye


Visitation will take place from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at Bethel Lutheran Church of Hudson.

Funeral Services

Funeral Services for Elsie will be held 11: 00 AM Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at Bethel Lutheran Church, 920 Third St., Hudson.

Elsie Christine Bye, age 96, formerly of the Red Cedar Canyon, passed away March 28, 2012 at the Christian Community Home of Hudson. Elsie was born December 13, 1915 in Minneapolis, MN to Berhard and Kristine (Krogness) Eide.  She attended Horace Mann Elementary and graduated from Central High School in Minneapolis.  Elsie was united in marriage January 13, 1938 at Central Lutheran Church in Minneapolis to Theodore Bye.  Their marriage was blessed with two children, Richard and Sheila.  Elsie worked as a proof reader with Augsberg Publishing House, tended to the home as a homemaker and a scheduler for the Gunderson Medical Clinic.

Elsie enjoyed the quiet of her needlework. She was involved with the Women’s Circle at Bethel Lutheran Church and enjoyed hosting events for her family and friends.  Elsie was 100% Norwegian and was very proud of her Norwegian heritage. She cherished her family and was a proud grandmother to her grandchildren and great grandchildren; whom she loved dearly. 

She will remain in the hearts of her children, Richard (Barbara) Bye of Ferryville, WI and Sheila (Paul) Wiemerslage of Hudson; grandchildren:  Kevin (Marie) Bye, Karyn (Marty) Langenfeld, Laura (Bob) Madden, Anne (Andy) Heiser, Charlie Wiemerslage and Paul Wiemerslage Jr.; great grandchildren:  Lauren & Jacob Bye, Nicholas & Katie Lagenfeld, Jordan, Parker & MacKenzie Madden, Andrew Jr. ‘AJ’ and Marquelle Heiser; and brother, Roy ‘Bob’ Eide of Bloomington.  Elsie is preceded in death by parents; brother, Barney; sisters, Lillian Hanson, Carolyn Jensvold and Ruth Supalo; grandson, Chris Bye; and sister-in-law, Hazel Eide.

Funeral Services for Elsie will be held 11: 00 AM Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at Bethel Lutheran Church, 920 Third St., Hudson, with Pastor Dennis Nelson officiating.  A visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at church.  Interment will take place at Willow River Cemetery of Hudson.  Pallbearers assisting with the services will be Charles Wiemerslage, Paul Wiemerslage Jr., Kevin Bye, Marty Langenfeld, Bob Madden, and Andy Heiser.

Services have been entrusted to the O’Connell Family Funeral Home of Hudson (715) 386-3725.

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