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Rev. Wallace A. Larson


Wed, Mar 23rd, 2016
Posted in Rushford Obituaries

Rev. Wallace A. Larson, 87, of Moorhead, Minn., died Tuesday, March 8, 2016 in Sanford Health, Fargo, N. Dak.

Rev. Wallace “Wally” A. Larson was born on May 3, 1928, in La Crosse, Wisc., to Arnold and Margaret Larson. He grew up in Rushford, Minn., where he graduated high school. After graduation, Wally enlisted in the Unisted States Army. He then returned to Decorah, Iowa, where he attended Luther College and later went on to study at Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minn. On May 17, 1953, Wally was ordained at Central Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, Minn. He was then commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Army and served as a chaplain. While serving as a chaplain, Wally was stationed in Korea. While there, he was instrumental in building and overseeing several churches, schools, and orphanages, which forever impacted the lives of many children and families.

Wally then returned to the Midwest, where he started his lifelong career as a pastor in Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, and South Dakota. He also continued his education at the University of Minnesota. On November 3, 1963, he married Elaine Helland and together they raised six children. Wally remained a dedicted pastor to his churches over his career; working for 60 years until his retirement on December 15, 2013. He last served at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Elizabeth, Minn., and Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Pelican Rapids, Minn. Wally also served on the board at Concordia College, Moorhead, Minn., and as chaplain at the VFW in Moorhead, Minn. In his spare time, Wally enjoyed reading and was especially interested in history and heritage.

Wally is survived by his wife of 52 years, Elaine; children: Gretchen (Joe) Kaiser, Beldenville, Wisc.; Jair Larson, Crook County, Wyo.; Zach (Shayne) Larson, Fargo, N. Dak.; Kecia (Mike) Medbery, Moorhead; Nada Larson, Moorhead; and Kai (Kim) Larson, Plymouth, Minn; 17 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Roger larson.

Visitaion was held Friday, March 11, 2016, from 5-6 p.m., with a prayer service at 6 p.m. in Our Redeemer lutheran Church, Moorhead, Minn.

Funeral service took place Saturday, March 12, 2016, at 2 p.m. in Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, with interment at Riverside Cemetery, Moorhead, Minn.

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Terry L. Brusse

Wed, Mar 23rd, 2016
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Terry L. Brusse, age 59, of rural Cherry Grove, Minn., died peacefully, Monday, March 21, 2016, at his home. Terry was born November 6, 1956, in Preston the son of Calvin and Stella (Nagel) Brusse. He was raised in the Cherry Grove area where he ..... 
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Jareb H. Colson

Thu, Mar 17th, 2016
Posted in Mabel Obituaries

JAREB H. COLSON, age 28, of Fennimore, Wisconsin died Monday, March 14, 2016 in rural Fennimore from a tragic farm accident. Jareb was born in Washington to Monroe Colson and Anngel Sorum. He lived in Washington, then at an early age moved to F ..... 
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Arlyne Evelyn Seaton

Thu, Mar 17th, 2016
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Arlyne Evelyn Seaton, age 95, of Spring Valley, Minn., passed away Wednesday evening, March 16, 2016, at the Spring Valley Care Center where she had been a resident for the past three years. Arlyne was born in Winneshiek County, Iowa, on Septembe ..... 
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Nicholas “Nick” John Manning

Wed, Mar 16th, 2016
Posted in Mabel Obituaries

Nicholas “Nick” John Manning, age 25, of Mabel, died unexpectedly on Sunday, March 13, 2016 at his home. Nick was born February 11, 1991 in La Crosse, Wisconsin to Kevin and Joan (Sweeney) Manning. He was baptized at St. Olaf Catholic Church ..... 
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Jeffrey “Jeff” Vang

Wed, Mar 16th, 2016
Posted in Mabel Obituaries

Jeffrey “Jeff” Vang, age 53, of Mabel, Minn., died Monday, March 14, 2016 at Mayo Health Systems – St. Mary’s Campus in Rochester, Minnesota after a yearlong battle with cancer Jeff was born November 6, 1962 in LaCrosse, Wisconsin to Ar ..... 
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Vera Audrey Hanson

Wed, Mar 16th, 2016
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Vera Audrey Hanson – age 93 – passed away on Tuesday, March 15, 2016, at the Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield, Minnesota. Audrey was born on July 23, 1922, in Rochester, Minnesota to John and Allene (Hancock) Hanson of Cummingsville. ..... 
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Robert L. Matson, Sr.

Tue, Mar 15th, 2016
Posted in All Obituaries

Robert L. Matson, Sr. of Williston, North Dakota, passed away Monday night, March 7, 2016, at Trinity Hospital in Minot. His Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at Everson-Coughlin Funeral Home in Williston. Rev. ..... 
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Robert “Bob” L. Sikkink

Tue, Mar 15th, 2016
Posted in All Obituaries

Robert “Bob” L. Sikkink, age 83 of Austin, died Saturday, March 12, 2016. Bob was born July 28, 1932 in Preston, Minnesota to John and Norma (TerBeest) Sikkink. He attended the Stone School in Cherry Grove, Minnesota, and high school in Ridge ..... 
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