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Florence A. Osher 1919-2008

Jun 10, 2008

RUTHVEN — Florence A. Osher of Ruthven died Friday, June 6, 2008, at Spencer Municipal Hospital. She was 89.

Funeral service for Mrs. Osher was Monday, June 9, at Lost Island Lutheran Church, Ruthven. The Rev. Luther Thoresen officiated.

Burial was in Crown Hill Cemetery, Ruthven. The Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Ruthven was in charge of arrangements.

Florence Alvina Osher, daughter of John O. and Belinda (Christensen) Sandvig, was born March 6, 1919, in Clay County, IA, near Ruthven.

Survivors include her husband, Arlo Duhn, of Ruthven; a son, Bruce (Donna) Osher of Spirit Lake; step children, Orlew (Larry) Lauger of Fort Worth, TX, Sharon (Lee) George of Minneapolis, MN, Janet (Michael) Backlund of Mankato, MN, and Sharon Mugrdechian of Minnetonka, MN; two grandchildren, Matthew (Rebekah) Osher of San Antonio, TX, and Adam (Dee) Osher of Omaha, NE; five step grandchildren, two great grandchildren and six step, great grandchildren.

Mrs. Osher was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Leonard; a son, Dale; a brother, Leslie Sandvig; and a sister, Opal Wicks.

Condolences can be left at: www.martinmatticefuneralhome.com