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Adeline Brehm

June 20, 1927-Oct. 20, 2008

Adeline I. Brehm, 81, of Detroit Lakes, died Monday, October 20, 2008 at her residence, with her family by her side.

Adeline was born to Ingvald and Amanda (Erickson) Hagen on June 20, 1927 in Fertile, Minn. She grew up and attended school in Waubun. On Aug. 1, 1946 Adeline married Elmer H. Brehm in Waubun. They made their home in Detroit Lakes, and raised their children there.

Surviving Adeline are her two daughters, Cheryl Brehm of Detroit Lakes and Cindy Brehm of Minneapolis; two sons, Steven Brehm of New London, Minn., and Bill Brehm of Fargo; two granddaughters; two great grandchildren; one brother, Buford Hagen of Detroit Lakes; and one sister, Goldie Hagen, also of Detroit Lakes. She will be dearly missed.

Preceding Adeline in death were her husband, Elmer (Sept. 18, 1999); and two brothers, Ivey and Conway Hagen.

The Brehm family would like to thank Hospice of the Red River Valley and the staff at Lincoln Park Assisted Living for all their care and support.

There will be visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22 at West-Kjos Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes.

Graveside services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at Oak Grove Cemetery in Detroit Lakes, with the Rev. David Peterson officiating.

West-Kjos Funeral Home is providing arrangements. Those wanting to share memories and condolences are invited to use the funeral home's online messages of sympathy section at