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Connie McPherson

Connie McPherson

Nov. 19, 1946-Feb. 17, 2014

Connie M. McPherson, 67, of Vergas, passed away Monday, February 17, 2014, at Elder's Home in New York Mills, under the care of Hospice and her family.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 12 noon, Saturday, Feb. 22, at the Vergas United Methodist Church. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until noon on Saturday at the church. Lunch will be served following the service.

Connie was born to Donald and Inez (Lewis) Zitzow on November 19, 1946 in Detroit Lakes. She grew up in Vergas and graduated from Frazee-Vergas High School with the class of 1964. Following graduation, Connie moved to Fergus Falls, where she attended school. While there, she met Dennis Haldorson.

The couple was married, and Connie was widowed shortly after. She later moved to California, where she met Jerry McPherson. The couple had two children, Sean and Elizabeth.

Connie, along with Sean and Elizabeth, returned to Frazee, where she lived for several years. She eventually made her home in Vergas, where she remained until the time of her passing.

When Connie was not busy with work, her passion was fishing!

Surviving Connie are her children, Sean Haldorson of Arizona and Elizabeth McPherson of Fargo; two brothers, Byron (Connie) Zitzow of Vergas and Brian (Kelle) Zitzow of Cottage Grove; three grandchildren; three great grandchildren and two on the way; along with several nieces and nephews.

Preceding Connie in death were her parents, Donald and Inez Zitzow and 2 brothers, Duane "Dewey" Zitzow and Kenneth "Zig" Zitzow.