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Eloise Leegard

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April 22, 1935-May 21, 2011

Eloise M. Leegard, 76, of Detroit Lakes died Saturday May 21, 2011 at the Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes.

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Eloise Marion Leegard was born to Louis and Marion (Paulson) Olson on April 22, 1935 in Detroit Lakes. She attended country school in Richwood Township and later high school in Detroit Lakes.

On June 11, 1960 Eloise was united in marriage to Duane Leegard at Richwood Lutheran Church in rural Detroit Lakes. They farmed in Richwood Township, where Eloise worked side by side with her husband. Eloise also worked at Blanding's Department Store in Detroit Lakes.

Eloise enjoyed crafts, crocheting, and having a large garden.

Surviving Eloise are her husband Duane and her sister, Eleanor Olson.

Her parents preceded her in death.

Funeral services are set for 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 25 at West-Kjos Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes, with visitation for one hour prior to services.

Interment will be in Richwood Lutheran Cemetery, rural Detroit Lakes.

Those wanting to share memories and condolences may use the messages of sympathy section at www.westkjos.com.

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