Lillian Myrum, 88, longtime resident of Keewatin, passed away peacefully in her home on Wednesday, March 17, 2021.
She was born June 1, 1932, to Julius and Mable (Bakken) Olson in Oklee, Minn. She was united in marriage with Selmer Myrum on Oct. 9, 1949.
Lilian enjoyed sewing, reupholstering, wreath-making with Marilyn, playing cards, camping, fishing, and spending time with friends and family.
On December 16, 2020, Lillian entered home hospice care. During this time, friends and family were able to spend three more months of laughs, conversation, and good-byes.
She is survived by three grandchildren: Erin (Paul) Van Beek, Winona, Minn., Robyn (Liz Alexander) Myrum, North Pole, Alaska, and Craig (Lauren) Myrum, Baltimore, Md.; two great grandchildren: Preston and Elliana Van Beek; sister-in-laws: Jeanette, Bonnie, and Susan; daughter-in-law, Andrene Myrum; and many nieces, nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews, including Jayson, Rachel, Jeff, Austen, Aislynn, Brooke, and Tory who were very dear to her.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Selmer; parents; son, Clayton; brothers: Don, Robert, and Milton; and nephew, Greg Olson.
Thank you to Itasca Hospice for your support and special thanks to Kathy Swick, Connie Olson, Heather Anderson, and Linda Myrum for providing 24/7 care for her in her final months.
A memorial service will be held Friday, March 26, 2021 at the Dougherty Funeral Home in Hibbing at 11:00AM. Pastor Rod Tuomi will officiate. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at 10:00AM. Interment will take place at the Maple Hill Cemetery in Hibbing.