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Milford Strandlien

June 17, 1921 — February 10, 2008

Milford Strandlien, age 86, a resident of Pelican Rapids, MN, died on Sunday, February 10, 2008, at the Good Samaritan Center in Pelican Rapids, Minnesota.Milford Orville Strandlien was born June 17, 1921, in rural Barnesville area, the son of Christian and Olga (Brusven) Strandlien. He was baptized and confirmed at West North Immanuel Lutheran Church, and attended country school near Pelican Rapids. On November 29, 1952 Milford was united in marriage to Edna Anderson at North Immanuel Lutheran Church. The couple made their home on the Strandlien family farm in Tansem Township near Pelican Rapids where Milford farmed until his retirement. Milford also worked at the Kamrowski tree farm harvesting Christmas trees near Pelican Rapids. In 1996 Milford and Edna moved into Pelican Rapids. Edna passed away on December 31, 1997. On December 10, 2004 Milford entered the Good Samaritan Center.Milford loved spending time with his family. He will be remembered for his sense of humor which he passed on to his family. Milford enjoyed fishing, woodworking, gardening, and reading, especially about steam threshers and antique tractors. He was a member of North Immanuel Lutheran Church and the men's Squares group, and held various church council positions over the years.Milford is survived by his 2 sons: Steve (Sandie) Strandlien of Pelican Rapids, and Dale (Tammy) Strandlien of Glyndon, MN; 2 daughters: Eileen (Bill) Osborne of Pelican Rapids, and Lori (Wayne) Frederickson of New Hope, MN; 10 grandchildren: Shane (Rachael) Osborne, Erica Osborne, Jeremy Osborne, Kelly (Andrew) Evenson, Shyla Strandlien, Zach Strandlien, Krista Strandlien, Nina (Tim) Johnson, Tonya Poole, and Bill (Deb) Poole; 9 great-grandchildren: Shantell, Ava, Kim, Natasha, Bailey, Emma, Andrew, Gage and Carson; sister, Cora Kjer of Fergus Falls, MN; 2 sisters-in-law: Edna Strandlien and Gladys Strandlien; and numerous nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Edna; great-granddaughter, Madison Osborne McLean; 4 brothers: Ernest, Harry, Robert, and Julian Strandlien; 2 sisters: Hilda Jorgenson and Ruby Wahl; 2 brothers-in-law: Hjalmer Jorgenson and Kenneth Wahl; and sister-in-law, Irene Strandlien.Blessed Be The Memory Of Milford Strandlien
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