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Marcelle Hustad

Oct. 9, 1927-April 25, 2011

Former Fargo resident Marcelle A. Hustad, 83, of Lake Park, died Monday, April 25, 2011, at Sunnyside Care Center, Lake Park.

Marcelle "Mickey" Ann Coons was born the daughter of Thomas and Zella (Turner) Coons on October 9, 1927 in Bismarck, N.D. She grew up in McKenzie, N.D., before moving to Fargo. In Fargo, she attended Agassiz Jr. High and graduated from Fargo Central in 1945. She attended school in Chicago and returned to Fargo to work for Western Union and WDAY.

Mickey married John "Jack" Hustad December 16, 1950 in Fargo. They raised their family in Fargo. After retirement, they lived at Long Lake, near Detroit Lakes. Jack died August 20, 1988.

Mickey loved the outdoors, camping, nature, animals, fishing and gardening.

Surviving Mickey re her children, Guy Hustad of Moorhead, Heidi Graten of Fargo and Kathleen (Rick) Jorgensen of Fargo; her brother, David Mooney of Gillette, Wyo.; sister, Gloria Buhaug of Lake Park; five grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her parents; husband, Jack; sister, Delores; and brother, Raymond.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 27 at Hanson-Runsvold Funeral Home, Fargo.

Funeral services are set for 2 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at Peace Lutheran Church in Fargo with burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Fargo.

Memorials are preferred to Hospice of the Red River Valley or the Humane Society.

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