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Margaret Amundson

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Aug. 31, 1916-Aug. 24, 2008

Margaret F. Amundson, 91, of Frazee, died Sunday, August 24, 2008 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes.

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Margaret Florence Lyford, also known as Margarette, was born to Charles and Antonia (Wandrie) Lyford on Aug. 31, 1916 in Frazee, where she was raised and educated. She married Ed Weisgerber in Frazee. They later divorced.

Margaret married Alton Amundson in 1955 in Moorhead. They made their home in Frazee, where Margaret provided childcare for many Frazee area families.

She and Alton later divorced. Margaret continued to make her home in Frazee until entering Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes in 2000.

Margaret was a member of the first confirmation class at the Frazee Methodist Church in 1931.

Survivors include her daughter, Kim (Wesley) Borah of Lake Park; a grandson and two granddaughters; four great grandchildren; and a cousin.

Preceding her in death were a sister, Evelyn; two infant sons; and cousins, Ray Daniels and Dorothy Daniels.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 29 at the United Methodist Church in Frazee, with the Rev. Gard Klempke officiating.Interment will be in Lakeside Cemetery, Frazee. Friends may call at the church 1 hour prior to the service on Friday. The Furey Funeral Home in Frazee is handling arrangements.

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