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Marvel Henderson

Feb. 23, 1908-March 5, 2009

Marvel V. Henderson, 101, of Detroit Lakes died Thursday, March 5, 2009 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes.

Marvel was born to Albert and Lydia (Pierson) Henrichs on Feb. 23, 1908 in Russell, Minn. Her family lived in southern Minnesota and also in Canada for a few years. On Dec. 20, 1927 she married Clarence Henderson. They farmed in Page, N.D., for several years, later moving to Fargo. They moved to Detroit Lakes in the 1970s.

Marvel was one of the original residents of Lamplighter Manor in Detroit Lakes, and has been a resident of Emmanuel Nursing Home since 2003.

Surviving Marvel are her daughter, Mona (Gustave) Saul of San Antonio, Texas; two grandchildren; two great granddaughters and one great grandson; as well as two great-great grandsons.

Preceding Marvel in death were her parents; her husband, Clarence; and one brother, Jeane Henrichs.

Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 10 at the Emmanuel Nursing Home Chapel; there will be visitation for one hour preceding the funeral. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Detroit Lakes.

West-Kjos Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes has been entrusted with the arrangements. Those wanting to share memories and condolences are invited to use the funeral home's online messages of sympathy section at