December 18, 2013 | Volume 100 / Number 51

Mabel Virginia Palm

Mabel Virginia (Aune) Palm was born March 30, 1930, in Glasgow to Andrew and Signe (Johnson) Aune and died at the age of 83 on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, from cancer, at home like she wanted.

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She grew up north of Saco on the family homestead and was confirmed into the Saco Lutheran Church on May 14, 1944. She graduated from Saco High School in 1948.

She married Carl Palm on Sept. 7, 1952, in Malta. Their son, Corby, was born Sept. 13, 1956.

In 1947, at the age of 17, she started working as a waitress for O'Brien's Café. She worked there until 2002, minus one year when she and Carl lived in...

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