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Lillian Hausmann

Feb. 4, 1921-April 30, 2014

Former Detroit Lakes resident Lillian Ida (Moske) Hausmann, 93, of Northfield, Minn., died Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at Cannon Valley Suites in Northfield.

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Lillian was born on February 4, 1921 in Leaf Valley Township in Douglas County. She married Richard Hausmann on March 21, 1941 in Parkers Prairie. They farmed near Averill, Minn., until moving to a farm at Callaway in 1948. Upon Richard's retirement in 1962 they moved into Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.

After Richard's death in 1995, Lillian continued to live in Detroit Lakes until moving to Northfield in 2012 in order to be closer to her family.

Lillian worked at the Emmanuel Nursing Home as a dietary supervisor for 20 years, retiring in 1984. She was an active member at Zion Lutheran Church. Lillian was a lifelong caregiver to her family, as well as through her church activities, her employment at Emmanuel and at Multi-County Nursing Service and as a volunteer at St. Mary's Nursing Home.

Surviving Lillian are her three children, Richard (Cynthia) of Northfield, Bruce of Fairfield, Mont., and Francine (David) Nordhausen of Hugo, Minn.; sister, Luella Larson of New Hope, Minn.; two grandchildren and three great grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Preceding Lillian in death were her parents; husband Richard; and three sisters.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lutheran Hour Ministries (660 Mason Ridge Center Dr. St. Louis, MO 63141).

Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 3 in Zion Lutheran Church, Detroit Lakes, with Pastor Dan Abrahams officiating. There will be visitation for one hour prior to services.

Interment is in Oak Grove Cemetery, Detroit Lakes.

Those wanting to share memories and condolences online may use the guestbook section at www.westkjos.com (West-Kjos Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes).

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