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Ruth Mildred Johnson Lunde
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Birth: Aug. 30, 1925
Pelican Rapids
Otter Tail County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Jan. 3, 2007
Fergus Falls
Otter Tail County
Minnesota, USA

Ruth Mildred Lunde, 81, Fergus Falls, MN
1925 - 2007

Ruth Mildred Lunde, 81, of Fergus Falls, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007, at the Otter Tail Nursing Home.

She was born Aug. 30, 1925, at her grandmother's (Christine Anderson) home in Pelican Rapids, the daughter of Melvin and Amanda (Anderson) Johnson. Ruth was baptized and confirmed at Bethel Lutheran Church in Pelican Rapids. She attended rural schools in the Pelican Rapids area and attended high school in Pelican Rapids.

She began work as a young girl at various restaurants in Pelican Rapids and Barnesville, which began her career in food service. During her years in food service she owned and managed various restaurants. In later years she worked at the Broen Home in the kitchen, and her last job was working at Casey's in Missouri, making their donuts. She returned to Fergus Falls in 1999.

Ruth was a member of Stavanger Lutheran Church and the Eagles Auxiliary. She loved bowling and bowled in many leagues through the years, and also enjoyed knitting, crocheting, reading, and especially spending time with her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands: Fernard Ohman, John Paul McCarthy, and Morris Lunde; four brothers; two sisters; and one great-granddaughter, Kaitlyn Sem.

Visitation: One hour prior to the service at the church

Service: 2 p.m. Saturday at Stavanger Lutheran Church, rural Fergus Falls

Clergy: Rev. Brad Soenksen

Burial: Bethel Cemetery, Pelican Rapids

Funeral Home: Olson Funeral Home, Fergus Falls

Obituary: Fergus Falls Daily Journal - January 5, 2007

Family links: 
  Melvin C Johnson (1889 - 1973)
  Amanda Ruth Johnson (1896 - 1986)
  Ruth Mildred Johnson Lunde (1925 - 2007)
  Marvin Johnson (1930 - 2001)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Provided courtesy of the Otter Tail County Historical Society (, which has further information available in its research library and on its web site.
Bethel Cemetery
Pelican Rapids
Otter Tail County
Minnesota, USA
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Record added: Jun 02, 2010
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- T Burt
 Added: Jun. 17, 2010

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