Adeline Longworth - Austin

Adeline Longworth, 94, formerly of Austin, died Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, at the Lighthouse of Washington in Mahtomedi.

Adeline F. Frederickson was born Nov. 22, 1917, in rural Hanska, to Ingvald and Inga (Skarpohl) Frederickson. She grew up in Hanska and graduated from Hanska High School. She then attended Winona State University, where she received a B.S. Degree in teaching, at the same time commuting to teach in Glenville and Lyle. On Jan. 2, 1938, Adeline married Leslie A. Longworth in Estherville, Iowa. The couple had two children. Leslie passed away in 1976.

Adeline taught school for over 30 years and was instrumental in the lives of all the students she taught. She enjoyed playing many musical instruments and all kinds of painting. She was a member of the Art Center at the mall, and she loved her dogs immensely.

Survivors include her son, Fred (Mindi) Longworth of Afton; two grandchildren, Blaine Jensen of Florida and Michele (Don) Gerow of Barrie, Ontario, Canada; two great-grandchildren, Riley and Emily; sister, Vernelle Botten of Sleepy Eye; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ingvald and Inga, her husband, Leslie, her grandson, Wade, her daughter, Lynne Jensen, and son-in-law, Darrell Jensen.

Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday Aug. 12, at the Worlein Funeral Home Chapel in Austin, with Rev. Dr. Stephen DeFor officiating. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery at a later date.

The family prefers memorials be directed to the ASPCA of Minnesota.

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