Mae Deloris Kulla was born on May 21, 1924 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Her parents were the late Charles and Amanda (Hestenes) Kulla. In 1925, the Kulla Family made their home in New York Mills where Charles opened a jewelry store. Mae was baptized in St. Paul, Minnesota and confirmed at Suomi Synod Church, that is now St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church in New York Mills. Mae graduated from the New York Mills High School with the class of 1942. On July 27, 1947 Mae was united in marriage with Roy William Isaacson at the Isaacson Family Farm in rural Ottertail, Minnesota. Their marriage was blessed with two children, Janis and Keith. Roy and Mae made their home on the farm. Mae loved to sew, bake, crafts, and loved spending time with her grandchildren, and is a member of the Apostolic Lutheran Church. Mae was employed at the New York Mills Public School for 23 years. She taught the 5th grade and children with learning disabilities, retiring in 1987. In 1995, Roy and Mae retired from farming and they moved into New York Mills. Roy passed away on October 15, 2001. Since 2000, Mae has made her home at Winchester On Washington and recently in 2011 moved to Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. During her time at the Essentia Campus, Mae continued her love of volunteering and being engaged in activities and people. On January 20, 2013 Mae passed away peacefully at Essentia Health, St. Mary's – Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota at 88 years of age. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
Preceding Mae in death were her parents, Charles and Amanda Kulla; her husband of 54 years, Roy; daughter, Janis; nephews, Karl Oase and John State; brother, Leonard Kulla and 2 sisters: Ellen State and Marcella Hagel.
Mae is survived by her son, Keith (Mary) Isaacson of Blaine; grandsons: Jeff and Jay (Renee); Sister, Alyce Oase, of Shoreview; brother, Harold (Ginny) Kulla of Roseville; sister-in-law, Phyllis Isackson; brother-in-law, Norman State; many other relatives and a host of friends.
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