Wadena Lanes owner's death linked with salmonella outbreak
Wadena Lanes owner Shirley Almer was one of two Minnesotans whose deaths are being linked with a salmonella outbreak affecting 43 states, according to her daughter, Ginger Lorentz of Brainerd, Minn.
Almer died Dec. 21 at age 72 in Brainerd.
Almer was staying at Bethany Good Samaritan Village in Brainerd, when she became ill and had to be taken to the hospital emergency room where she died, Ginger said. The death was unexpected.