Anna Maria Fagerlie passed away peacefully at home on Friday, Sept. 21,at Charter House in Rochester, at the age of 102 years.
She was born May 24, 1916, to Ingebret and Annie (Afdem) Fagerlie in Clarkfield, Minn. Anna graduated from the Clarkfield High School in 1934. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from St. Cloud State University in 1949, a Master of Arts degree in 1955, and a Doctor of Education degree in 1959 from Colorado State University, Greeley, Colo.
She taught for a number of years in elementary schools in Minnesota and lowa. Anna was a member of the faculty at Ball State University in Muncie, Ind., from 1955 to 1957, Colorado State University from 1958 to 1960, and Western Illinois University from 1960 to 1983, where she retired with the rank of Professor of Elementary Education.