In memory of
Verna Mae Retland
Verna Mae Retland November 2, 1932 – October 20, 2020 Verna Mae Retland, age 87, of Fremont died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, at Dunklau Gardens. Verna was born Nov. 2, 1932, in Arispe, Iowa, to Clyde and Helen (O'Riley) Wilkie. She was raised in Quincy, Iowa. She married Harold Retland on Nov. 25, 1951. After their marriage the couple farmed in Adams County, Iowa, until moving to Fremont in the early 1950s. After moving to Fremont, Verna spent her early years raising her family. After the children were older she worked for Dr. Beach and at The General Store. Verna had been a member of the First Baptist Church. She was a resident of Dunklau Gardens for the last four years, she enjoyed group activities and socializing with the other residents and staff. Survivors: daughters, Pam (Gary) Pettitt of Fremont, Linda (Chuck) Cochrane of Elkhorn; grandchildren, Rachel (Parker) Albaugh, Sydney and Cameron Cochrane; sister-in-law, Janice Wilkie of Fremont; nieces and nephews. Verna was preceded in death by her husband Harold in March of 2019; brother, Clyde Wilkie; and sister, Wanda Ross. Graveside services will be Friday, Oct. 23, at 2 p.m. in Memorial Cemetery in Fremont. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Friday at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel. Masks are required. Memorials may be directed to the family. Online guestbook at www.ludvigsenmortuary.com .
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In memory of
Verna Mae Retland
Verna Mae Retland November 2, 1932 – October 20, 2020 Verna Mae Retland, age 87, of Fremont died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, at Dunklau Gardens. Verna was born Nov. 2, 1932, in Arispe, Iowa, to Clyde and Helen (O'Riley) Wilkie. She was raised in Quincy, Iowa. She married Harold Retland on Nov. 25, 1951. After their marriage the couple farmed in Adams County, Iowa, until moving to Fremont in the early 1950s. After moving to Fremont, Verna spent her early years raising her family. After the children were older she worked for Dr. Beach and at The General Store. Verna had been a member of the First Baptist Church. She was a resident of Dunklau Gardens for the last four years, she enjoyed group activities and socializing with the other residents and staff. Survivors: daughters, Pam (Gary) Pettitt of Fremont, Linda (Chuck) Cochrane of Elkhorn; grandchildren, Rachel (Parker) Albaugh, Sydney and Cameron Cochrane; sister-in-law, Janice Wilkie of Fremont; nieces and nephews. Verna was preceded in death by her husband Harold in March of 2019; brother, Clyde Wilkie; and sister, Wanda Ross. Graveside services will be Friday, Oct. 23, at 2 p.m. in Memorial Cemetery in Fremont. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Friday at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel. Masks are required. Memorials may be directed to the family. Online guestbook at www.ludvigsenmortuary.com .
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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improving forest health, improving area watersheds, and will provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. New trees will be planted in the Superior National Forest, located in northeastern Minnesota, and planting will take place at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall) by a team of certified arborists.

Product Details:

  • A digital (PDF) certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s Legacy guest book, noting your contribution.
  • An entry in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improving forest health, improving area watersheds, and will provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

Your choice to plant memorial trees not only honors the life and legacy of your loved one but also helps to improve and preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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