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Gladys F. Soehren Jan. 20, 1914 - March 29, 2009

BOYD -- Gladys Fern Soehren, 95, of Boyd died Sunday at the Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital.

The service will be at 11:00 a.m. today at Trinity Lutheran church in Boyd with burial to follow at Terrace Lawn Memory Gardens of Montevideo.

Visitation be-gins at 9:30 a.m. at the church today. Arrangements are with Lynner Funeral Home of Clarkfield.

She was born Jan. 20, 1914, in Mahnomen County to Perry and Mamie Sumner. She attended country school and the University of Minnesota at Morris.

She married Sverre Neraasen in 1933. She later married Elmer Soehren and they lived on the Neraasen farm for more than 37 years. She wrote for the Boyd, Dawson, Madison, Clarkfield and Montevideo newspapers for more than 50 years. She was active in her church and the American Cancer Society.

She is survived by her two sons: Curtis (and Linda), and Ronald (and Barbara); six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; three brothers and one sister.

She was preceded in death by her two husbands, two brothers, two sisters, and one stepgrandson.