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Lloyd M. Enger 1919-2009

Feb 17, 2009

RUTHVEN — Funeral service for Lloyd M. Enger of Ruthven was Monday, Feb. 16, at Zion Lutheran Church in 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.

Mr. Enger died Friday, Feb. 13, 2009, at Buena Vista County Hospital in Storm Lake. He was 89.

Lloyd M. Enger was born Sept. l8, 1919, in Emmetsburg, the son of Hans and Agnete (Daarud)?Enger. He received his education in the Emmetsburg school system.

On Nov. 28, 1940, Lloyd Enger and Viola Olesen were married. The couple began farming near Osgood in 1942 and made their home there for six years. They then moved to a farm near Ruthven where they farmed until 1990. At that time they moved into Ruthven.

Lloyd is a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Ruthven where he had served as a Trustee. He was a past member of Bethany Lutheran Church in Emmetsburg and Bethel Lutheran Church in Graettinger. Lloyd was also a member of the Ruthven Elevator Co-op.

Surviving are three sons, Vern Enger of Emmetsburg, Gene (Judy)?Enger of Emmetsburg and David (Sidra)?Root of Webster City; son-in-law Merl Hanson of Graettinger; daughter-in-law, Eloise Enger of Laurens; 16 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and several great, great grandchildren. Also surviving are two sisters, Gladys McBreen of Heron Lake, MN and Arlene Flynn of Emmetsburg.

Mr. Enger was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Randy; a daughter, JoAnn Hanson; five brothers, three sisters and three infant grandchildren.

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