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Cherryl Ray Oliver, 71

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Cherryl Oliver, 71, Red Wing, died unexpectedly Tuesday, March 25, at Mayo Clinic Hospital-St. Marys Campus in Rochester, Minn.

Born on May 31, 1942, in St. James, Minn., to Arol and Delores (Walrod) Shellum; she attended country school in Madelia, Minn., and graduated from high school in Georgia in 1960.

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She and her twin sister Farryl owned and operated Deden's Cafe in Goodhue for over 20 years. She was a member of First Lutheran Church and enjoyed family road trips and going to the casino.

Survivors include her husband, Donald; three children, Bryan (Sue) Bolland of Red Wing, Missy (Jan) Prigge of Waseca, and David (Laura) Bolland of Red Wing; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Jill (Danny) Johnson; and brother, Scott (Karleen) Shellum, all of Red Wing, and Larry (Colleen) DeWall of Dennison.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her stepmother Jeannette Shellum; twin sister, Farryl Owens; stepbrothers Duane, and Lynel DeWall; and stepsister Judy Larson.

Memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Monday, March 31, at First Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Brian Scott officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. There will be a private burial later in the spring.

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