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SHIRLEY NELSON

Shirley Doris Eleanora (Olson) Nelson, age 92, of Erhard, Minnesota, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 20th at the Golden Living Center in Henning, Minnesota.
Shirley was born July 24, 1923, to Oscar M. and Marie (Gunderson) Olson at the family farm in Folden Township. Shirley was baptized and confirmed at Elmo Lutheran Church. She attended rural school through the 8th grade at which time she was needed at home to assist with her ailing mother.  
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JOYCE LINDGREN

Joyce Elizabeth Lindgren, age 81, died on Friday, May 20, 2016 at home under hospice care in Minneapolis, MN. She was born in 1934, in Mason City, Iowa to Earle & Myrtle (Nelson) Larson. She was baptized at Salem Lutheran in Lake Mills, IA and confirmed at Calvary Lutheran in Golden Valley, MN.  Joyce graduated from Robbinsdale High School in 1953, attended Concordia College, Lutheran Deaconess Hospital Nursing School and became a Registered Nurse in 1957. Later in life, Joyce attended the University of MN, graduating with a Masters Degree in Public Health Nursing. She also earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Family Handicap Counseling.  read entire story. . . .

GLENNA SILLERUD

Glenna Sillerud, 72 of Goodyear, Arizona died April 8, 2016. Glenna was born March 12, 1944 in Minnesota, to Erwin and Ida Gilbertson.
She married Wayne Sillerud on June 10, 1962 at Bagstevold Lutheran Church in Erhard, Minnesota.  She is survived by her husband Wayne; three children, Steven, Jill, and Jesse; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; her brother Denny; and numerous foster children.
A Celebration Memorial for Glenna will be held at Grace Lutheran Church, Erhard, MN on July 1, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.

GARY HAGA

Gary Haga, age 54, died Saturday, April 9, 2016 at his home in Pelican Rapids, Minnesota.
Gary Wayne Haga was born April 9, 1962 in Pelican Rapids, MN, to Leonard and Angeline (Sayers) Haga. He attended school in Pelican Rapids and graduated from Pelican Rapids High School in 1980. Gary went to school at the Brown Institute of Broadcasting in Minneapolis, MN for TV/Radio Broadcasting. Gary moved to Colorado and worked at a radio station for a period of time. He moved back to Minnesota where he attended Fergus Falls Community College for journalism.  read entire story. . . .

ED HANYZEWSKI

Ed Hanyzewski, age 73, a resident of Pelican Rapids, MN, died at Pelican Valley Health Center in Pelican Rapids.
Edward Michael Hanyzewski was born March 2, 1943 in South Bend, Indiana to Edward and Lucille (Paprocki) Hanyzewski. In 1962 Ed graduated from Saint Joseph’s High School in South Bend. After graduation, Ed attended the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado, but ultimately attended and graduated from NDSU in Fargo, ND with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. On June 8, 1968 he was united in marriage with Peggy Oase in Fargo, ND. Ed and Peggy owned and operated Riverside Farms in Pelican Rapids from 1969 to May of 1998. For 31 years Ed taught at North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton. For 10 years he was also a part-time instructor at 3M and was instrumental in the creation of that company's first Quality Control Manual.  read entire story. . . .

Arland Willie Elton - March 7, 1926 - December 5, 2015
Robert “Smiley” Smilonich - March 4, 1931 - December 8, 2015
Dwight Maack - August 30, 1946 - December 8, 2015
Mavis Juliet (Hovland) Ness - August 10, 1931 - December 14, 2015
Richard “Rick”  Wilcox - October 14, 1947 - December 19, 2015
Lloyd Waalen - 1948 - December 12, 2015
Darrell Samuelson - August 14, 1940 - December 22, 2015
Carlton J. Stras - May 30, 1930 - December 27, 2015
Marland Dow - December 30 2015
Dolores Gilbertson - July 12, 1929 - January 1, 2016
William Van Bramer Fish - June 1, 1950 - January 1, 2016
Darlene Rustad - February 6, 1936 - January 4, 2016
Norma Rust - January 25, 1925 - January 8, 2016
Loretta Harr - May 8, 1037 - January 8, 2016
Pastor Erwin Toso - December 25, 1929 - January 9, 2016
Craig Scott - February 22, 1958 - January 10, 2016
Mary Alice Loudin - January 14, 2016
Daylce Axness - October 28, 1924 - January 15, 2016
Floyd "Cal" Monroe - January 22, 1928 - January 16, 2016
Pauline Wald - January 28, 1926 - January 18, 2016
Rick Loerzel - August 9, 1971 - January 19, 2016
Preston Bassett - January 21, 2016 - January 21, 2016
Edwina Pierce - October 22, 1929 - January 23, 2016
Claudia Peasley - September 12, 1942 - January 29, 2016
Janet Thorstenson - February 15, 1946 - February 4, 2016
Diane Perrin Case - March 21, 1954 - February 5, 2016
Robert Bjorgo - March 19, 1959 - February 7, 2016
Verna Ballard - September 25, 1922 - February 14, 2016
Evelyn McGrand - 1938 - February 14, 2016
Eldred Kvidt - December 25, 1934 - February 15, 2016
Marvel Peterson - August 20, 1916 - February 17, 2016
Dora Mostue - November 17, 1918 - February 18, 2016
Adeline Bauman - July 27, 1936 - February 18, 2016
Janet Restad - August 16, 1937 - March 2, 2016
Wayne Griep - June 11, 1937 - March 2, 2016
Margaret Flatin - August 4, 1920 - March 9, 2016
Deloris Soland - 1929 - March 12, 2016
Duane Toso - June 6, 1933 - March 12, 2016
Gayle Deanne Pladson - November 1, 1938 - March 23, 2016
James Handorff - March 2, 1934 - March 27, 2016
James Welder -1951 - March 28, 2016
Rosella Flath - July 11, 1933 - April 2, 2016
Wallace Larson - August 21, 1940 - April 6, 2016
Glenna Sillerud - March 12, 1944 - April 8, 2016
Gary Haga - April 9, 1962 - April 9, 2016
Hank Van Cleef - February 25, 1955 - April 11, 2016
Marcella Restad - September 25, 1919 - April 13, 2016
Robert Ronningen - January 30, 1925 - April 15, 2016
Grace Leigh Ziebell - 2007 - April 15, 2016
Carol Hockersmith - 1932 - April 18, 2016
Donald Erickson - May 10, 1931 - April 20, 2016
D.E. "Sammy" Braton - February 6, 1922 - April 21, 2016
Mabel Frazee - December 30, 1916 - April 21, 2016
John Kava - January 14, 1932 - April 27, 2016
Leonard "Len" Toftely - May 1, 2016
Elaine Sneva - 1947 - May 2, 2016
Laurie Wilde - September 3, 1952 - May 7, 2016
Ed Hanyzewski - March 2, 1943 - May 9, 2016
Shirley Nelson - July 24, 1923 - May 20, 2016
Joyce Lindgren - 1934 - May 20, 2016