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Birth: Sep. 15, 1913
Browns Valley
Traverse County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Jan. 22, 2001
Fergus Falls
Otter Tail County
Minnesota, USA

Myrtle Logas, 87, of Fergus Falls, died Monday, Jan. 22, 2001, at Broen Memorial Home in Fergus Falls.

She was born on Sept. 15, 1913, in Browns Valley, one of four children born to Erick and Emma (Norlin) Erickson. The family moved to the Fergus Falls area when she was three years old. She grew up in Fergus Falls and graduated from high school. After graduation, she worked at F.W. Woolworth for several years and later at Gamble Skogmo.

On Jan. 15, 1938, she married Harland "Harley" Logas in Fergus Falls. On March 1, 1952, she was appointed Deputy Clerk of District Court for Otter Tail County. In July, she was appointed Clerk of District Court and in November she filed for election to that office and was re-elected every four years until her retirement on March 1, 1979, after serving 27 years in that office.

She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Fergus Falls for more than 50 years, and in those years she served on various commissions of the church as long as her health permitted. She was also a member of United Methodist Women for many years and was presented a special membership pin in 1983 for services rendered. She organized the first photo membership book for the church.

She was a leader of Girl Scouts, a member of Otter Tail County Senior Citizens, Order of Eastern Star, a member and past president of the VFW Auxiliary, and a life member of the Otter Tail County Historical Society. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, being involved with Homemakers Clubs, and traveling "all over the world."

Preceding her in death were her parents; one son, Harlan; and three brothers, Arne, Ray and Clarence.

Survivors include her husband, Harland; one grandson, Scott (Hollie) of Burlington, Iowa; a granddaughter, Karen Arnold of Kentucky; three great-grandchildren, Amy, Derrek and Jacob; a nephew, Arne (Gayle) Erickson of Fergus Falls; and one niece, Margo (Roger) Schuetzle of Fergus Falls; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation: Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the church

Service: 11 a.m. Thursday at Grace United Methodist Church

Clergy: Rev. Daren Flinck

Burial: Knollwood Memorial Gardens, Fergus Falls

Funeral Home: Olson Funeral Home, Fergus Falls

Obituary: Fergus Falls Daily Journal, Fergus Falls, Minnesota - January 24, 2001
 
 
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 Parents:
  Erick Erickson (1871 - 1949)
  Emma Norline Erickson (1877 - 1976)
 
 Spouse:
  Harland Logas (1913 - 2001)
 
 Children:
  Harlan Logas (1938 - 1986)*
 
 Sibling:
  Myrtle Erickson Logas (1913 - 2001)
  Raymond H Erickson (1915 - 1981)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Knollwood Memorial Gardens
Fergus Falls
Otter Tail County
Minnesota, USA
 
Maintained by: T Burt
Originally Created by: Marjorie
Record added: Jan 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64083428
Myrtle <i>Erickson</i> Logas
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