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Harry Claus Blomgren, Sr
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Birth: Apr. 11, 1909
Pipestone County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Jul. 11, 1991
Sioux Falls
Minnehaha County
South Dakota, USA

Harry C. Blomgren, 82, Rendsville Township, rural Morris, and former Pipestone resident, died Thursday, July 11, at Sioux Valley Hospital, Sioux Falls, S.D.

Funeral services were held Monday, July 15, at St. Theresia's Catholic Church, Donnelly, with Fr. Arlie Sowada officiating. Music was provided by Darlene Hennen, organist.

Pallbearers were his grandchildren: Rick Hannaman, Ron Marcotte, Mark Baatz, Jeff Blomgren, Jerry Blomgren, Craig Blomgren, Tina Kill and Rachel Blomgren.

Interment was in St. Theresia's Catholic Cemetery, Donnelly.

Harry C. Blomgren was born on April 11, 1909, in Pipestone County, to Claus and Emma (Johnson) Blomgren. He attended school in rural Pipestone County and as a young man was employed as a farm laborer and with the WPA. He married Angeline Houselog on Oct. 4, 1930, in Woodstock. The couple lived near Woodstock and farmed near Lake Benton, Hendricks and Cottonwood before they moved to rural Morris in 1961. They retired from active farming in 1979, but continued to live on their family farm. He was a member of St. Theresia's Catholic Church, Donnelly.

Survivors include his wife, Angeline, Morris; four sons, Harry, Jr., Beaver Creek; James, Princeton; Daniel, Becker; and Michael, Coon Rapids; four daughters, Mrs. Sharron (Donald) Hannaman, Tucson, Ariz.; Kathlene Anderson, Plymouth; Mrs. Donna (Richard) Baatz, Jasper and Mrs. Linda (Bruce) Merkel, Hutchinson; 29 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Leon Blomgren, Morris, and Carl Blomgren, Webster, Wis., and three sisters, Evelyn Jackson, Pipestone; Myrtle Raatz, Kensington; and Marie Rauchbauer, Calif. He was preceded in death by his parents, a grandson and a brother, Clarence. 
Family links: 
  Claus Reinhold Blomgren (1877 - 1954)
  Emma Pauline Pearson Blomgren (1886 - 1964)
  Angeline Kathryn Houselog Blomgren (1908 - 1995)
  Clarence Edward Blomgren (1904 - 1970)*
  Carl Louis Blomgren (1907 - 1996)*
  Harry Claus Blomgren (1909 - 1991)
  Myrtle May Blomgren Raatz (1912 - 2010)*
  Leon Alfred Blomgren (1914 - 1999)*
  Marie Christine Blomgren Rauchbauer (1917 - 1997)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Theresia Cemetery
Stevens County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: John Houselog
Record added: Nov 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62174283

To my first cousin, whom I never had the opportunity to meet. Your aunt, Amanada Sophia Blomgren Anderson, was my great grandmother. Looking forward to meeting you in Heaven, Harry.
- Alice
 Added: Feb. 22, 2011

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