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Ardis Guthrie

May 6, 1943-May 16, 2008

Ardis M. Guthrie, 65, of rural Ogema, died Friday, May 16, 2008 at her home under care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Ardis Marie Bunde was born to Clayton and Julia (Mahold) Bunde on May 6, 1943 in Good Thunder, Minn. She was raised and educated in the Good Thunder and Mankato, Minn., area. Ardis married James Guthrie in November 1959 at Mankato. They lived in Mankato until moving to rural Ogema in 1977. Jim died June 6, 2006. Ardis enjoyed being with her family and gossiping with her friends.

Ardis is survived by three daughters, Sheila Conner, Cheryl DesJarlais and Laura Guthrie (Leonard Roy), all of Ogema; nine grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and one brother, Rodney (Missy) Bunde living in California.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Jim; great-granddaughter, Alician Marie Roy; sister, Joan Heldman; and her parents.

A time of remembering and farewell was held Monday, May 19 at her residence.

The David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes is serving the family.