Ernestine Marie Poloson, 85
Ernestine Marie Poloson, age 85, of Red Wing died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, at Saint Mary's Hospital in Rochester.
She was born on March 3, 1923, in Helena, Mont., to Dan and Mae Deschamps Poloson. She spent her early years at their Wolf Creek home, where, from infancy, she accompanied her mother on horseback and by wagon traveling over steep terrain to sheep camps. In 1929, Marie's parents bought their own ranch near Lonepine, where she attended school.