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Donovan Lloyd Leagjeld
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Birth: Sep. 3, 1932
Todd County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Jan. 21, 2008
Long Prairie
Todd County
Minnesota, USA

Funeral services will be held at 1 PM on Friday, January 25, 2008 at American Lutheran Church in Long Prairie for Donovan L. Leagjeld, 75, who died Monday at the Long Prairie Memorial Hospital. Rev. Bill Bakewicz will officiate and burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery in Clarissa, Mn. Friends may call from 4-8 PM Thursday at Stein Dingmann Funeral Home, Long Prairie and one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. Donovan was born September 3, 1932 in Clarissa, MN to Louis and Eva (Parker) Leagjeld. He grew up in Long Prairie where he attended country school and later the Long Prairie High School. After high school he joined a custom combine crew and traveled from North Dakota to Texas for several seasons. Donovan worked for Sears and General Mills in the Twin Cities before joining the Army in 1952. After his discharge from the Army he returned to work at General Mills in the Twin Cities. In 1964 he moved to a farm near Clotho. He was united in marriage to Bertha "Bert" Ahrens on July 20, 1957 in Clarissa. He was a member of American Lutheran Church, and the American Legion. Donovan is survived by his wife Bertha "Bert" of Long Prairie; children, Joe (Kami) Leagjeld of Long Prairie, Julie (Lynn) Bruder of Long Prairie, Jackie Leagjeld of Madison, WI, John Leagjeld of Long Prairie, Jerry Leagjeld of Long Prairie; brothers and sisters, Holly (Shirley) Leagjeld of Winnebago, Ted (Sue) Leagjeld of Pine River, Louie (JoAnne) Leagjeld of St. Peter, Gary (Dianne) Leagjeld of Long Prairie, David (Carol) Leagjeld of Long Prairie, Bonnie (Al) Skillings of Clarissa, Phyllis (Carlton) Opgaard of Tacoma, WA, Karen Ward of Clarissa, Diane (Gary) Zastrow of Long Prairie; four grandchildren, Jody (Jennifer) Bruder of Long Prairie, Mitch (Candy) Bruder of Osakis, Nick Bruder of Long Prairie; Dani Leagjeld of Long Prairie; three great grandchildren, Grace Haasser, Mason Bruder, and Zackery Bruder. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Jeff; granddaughter, Kylee Leagjeld; brother, Glen; and sisters, Oma Heubach and Shirley Pederson. 
Evergreen Cemetery
Todd County
Minnesota, USA
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Record added: Jan 27, 2009
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Donovan Lloyd Leagjeld
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