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Past president Duane Henrikson was presented with a plaque in appreciation of his service to the Oak Crossing Family Council by current president Jeanne Teiken. Henrikson served for 20 years as president, and still is on the council even though he's no longer its president. Submitted Photo

Turning over the reins: After 20 years, Henrikson stepping down

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For over two decades, Duane Henrikson has been an advocate for families with loved ones entering long-term care at Oak Crossing.

This month, his dedication was recognized by the Oak Crossing Family Council, as he prepared to step down from his 20-year tenure as its president.


"I've turned the reins over to someone else," Henrikson said in a Tuesday interview.

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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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