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Goodbye, Ruth: Customer service representative at Farmers Insurance office in Detroit Lakes will retire June 23

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When Ruth Aho was asked to help answer phones at Farmers Insurance Agency in Detroit Lakes while owner Richard Pentinen's wife Renee was out on maternity leave, it was supposed to be a temporary position.


That was 34 years ago -- yet somehow, Aho never quite managed to leave.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
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