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Lawrence A. Gilbertson

Lawrence A. Gilbertson Nov. 9, 1938 - Dec.10, 2006 STARBUCK -- Lawrence Arvid "Larry" Gilbertson, 68, of Starbuck died Sunday at Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood after a battle with cancer. The service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Glenwood Luth...

Lawrence A. Gilbertson

Nov. 9, 1938 - Dec.10, 2006

STARBUCK -- Lawrence Arvid "Larry" Gilbertson, 68, of Starbuck died Sunday at Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood after a battle with cancer.

The service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Glenwood Lutheran Church.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home in Glenwood. Memorials to cancer research are preferred.

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He was born Nov. 9, 1938, in Moorhead to Theodore and Mabel (Anderson) Gilbertson. He grew up and attended school in Pelican Rapids.

As an adult he moved to Winnemucca, Nev., where he worked installing power lines before returning to Minnesota and working for Northern States Power for 33 years until his retirement. He married Katherine Marie Goehring on Feb. 14, 1990. in Las Vegas, Nev. They lived in Glenwood for 35 years before moving to Starbuck.

He was a fireman in the Glenwood Fire Department for 20 years. He belonged to many civic organizations, including the Shriners.

He is survived by his wife; children: Wayne Gilbertson of Forada, Rodney (and Janet) Gilbertson of Jordan, Ark., Bruce Gilbertson of Jordan, Ark., Barb (and Jason) Bierl of Sanborn, Marty (and Rhonda) Holder of Annandale, Kris (and Larry) McArdell of Cottage Grove, Arron (and Cindy) Holder of Alexandria, Kim (and John) Long of Starbuck; 19 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; his sisters: Thora Thesien, Dorothy Peterson, Evelyn (and Harold) Anderson, Gladys Himle and Myrtle Kettleson, all of Detroit Lakes, and Alice (and Clyde) Moench of Muskaten, Iowa; brothers: Gordon Gilbertson of Detroit Lakes and Charles Gilbertson of Moorhead.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and two brothers.

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