|Birth: ||Aug. 9, 1915|
|Death: ||Sep. 14, 2009|
Otter Tail County
Milton W. Amundson, 94, of Battle Lake, died Monday, Sept. 14, 2009, at the Battle Lake Good Samaritan Center.
He was born Aug. 9, 1915, in Nordland Township of Lyon County near Minneota, Minn., to Alfred and Sophie (Ferguson) Amundson. He grew up and received his schooling in Nordland Township. At a young age he moved with his family to the Elbow Lake area. In his early 20s he went west to Seattle where he worked various jobs on the west coast.
He was united in marriage to Olga Otteson on April 1, 1939. To this union two daughters were born, Marilyn and Mavis. The couple made their home in Ashby, later moving to Alexandria.
Milt was united in marriage to Lorraine Soliah in Fergus Falls. They moved to McMinnville, Ore. Lorraine died in 1976 and Milt moved to Otter Tail Lake.
He married Jean Milonzi from Alameda, Calif. They spent their summers on Otter Tail Lake and their winters in Alameda, Calif. Jean died in the early 1990s.
Milt became a resident of the Battle Lake Good Samaritan in January of 2002.
Milt enjoyed fishing, Twins baseball, old time music, playing dominoes and whist, visiting with people, machinery and keeping up on current events. He especially enjoyed spending time with family and was ready to fish with anyone who would go.
He is survived by his daughters, Marilyn (Curt) Larsen of Maple Grove and Mavis (Dewey) Benson of Winona; four grandchildren: Michelle (Brian) Swan, Scott (Lizanne) Larsen, Todd (Kari) Benson and Tim Benson; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Shirley (Sidney) Ellingson and Valdeen (Arvin) Gerber, both of Elbow Lake; one brother, Orvin (Eljene) Amundson of Elbow Lake and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wives; three brothers: Orlin, Winfred and one in infancy and two sisters, Hazel Clemenson and Doris Burgess.
Memorials are preferred to the Battle Lake Good Samaritan Private Room Fund or the First Lutheran Church of Battle Lake.
Visitation: Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home and resuming for one hour prior to the service at the church
Service: Friday at 11 a.m. at First Lutheran Church in Battle Lake
Clergy: Rev. Jake Dyrhaug
Burial: Knollwood Memorial Gardens in Fergus Falls
Funeral home: Glende-Nilson Funeral Home of Battle Lake
Obituary: Fergus Falls Daily Journal - September 16, 2009
Alfred Amundson (1888 - 1965)
Sophie Ferguson Amundson (1889 - 1992)
Lorraine Serine Lillemoen Amundson (1920 - 1976)*
Knollwood Memorial Gardens
Otter Tail County
Created by: T Burt
Record added: Feb 13, 2010
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Added: Feb. 13, 2010