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Ermal E. Rorie

Died: Tuesday, January 07, 2003
Age: 72
Ermal E. Rorie, 72, Twin Lakes, died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2003, at Memorial Hospital, Burlington.

She was born Sept. 19, 1930, in Finger, Tenn., the daughter of Rosie Wilds.

On April 21, 1946, in Corinth, Miss., she married Raymond Rorie. They lived in Corinth and North Branch, Minn., before moving to Twin Lakes in 2002.

She was an assembler for Baxter Laboratories, Round Lake, Ill. She was a member of the Apostolic Faith Church, Minnesota. She enjoyed crocheting, cooking, and singing at church.

She is survived by her husband; two sons, Earl W., Corinth, and Shawn A., Dacula, Ga.; three daughters, Susan R. Willis, North Branch, Belinda K. Langel, Twin Lakes, and Melissa A. Rorie, Burnsville, Miss.; 17 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two brothers, James Wilds, Aledo, Texas, and Neil Wilds, Cleveland, Ohio; and three sisters, Mary Bagley, Hanover Park, Ill., Phyllis Carpenter, Stillwater, Okla., and Vonnie Villanueva, Wisconsin. She was preceded in death by her mother, a sister, Patty Jean Wilds, and a brother, Denny Black.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 11, at the Haase-Derrick-Lockwood Funeral Home, Twin Lakes, with the Revs. Donald K. Waddle and Jon Willis officiating. Interment was in Mound Prairie Cemetery.

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