Marie A. Ogdahl Oct. 19, 1940 - March 31, 2009 | West Central Tribune
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Marie A. Ogdahl Oct. 19, 1940 - March 31, 2009

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GLENWOOD -- Marie Ann Ogdahl, 68, of Glenwood died Tuesday at Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood after a battle with ovarian cancer.

The service will be at 11 a.m. today at Glenwood Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Glenwood Lutheran Cemetery.

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Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home in Glenwood.

She was born Oct. 19, 1940, in Marshall to Emil and Grace (Terhark) Griesert. The family moved to Glenwood in 1949 and she graduated from Glenwood High School in 1958. She attended St. Cloud State University and earned a degree in elementary education. She taught in the Osseo school district for six years.

She married William "Bill" Ogdahl on June 12, 1971, and they lived in Glenwood. She was a homemaker and kept the books for Viking Waters, Inc. After her youngest child started school, she returned to teaching and tutoring in the Glenwood school system. She retired in 1995. She was involved in Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Waterama, Glenwood Lutheran Church, and the Federated Women's Club.

She is survived by her husband; children: Ann (and Thomas) Grandy of Glenwood and Lynn (and Jeff) Sutherland of Red Wing, William "Curt" (and Amanda) Ogdahl of Minneapolis; four granddaughters; siblings: Donna Hagen of Detroit Lakes, Dorothy (and Pat) Rygh of Los Osos, Calif., Delbert (and Beverly) Griesert of Otsego and Merlin (and Beverly) Griesert of Hearaldsberg, Calif.

She was preceded in death by two brothers.

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