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Obituary for Victor Karow

Victor Karow, age 80, of Alexandria died Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at Grand Arbor in Alexandria, Minnesota.

Victor Adolph Henry Karow was born on May 21, 1936, in Mountain Lake, Minnesota the son of Benjamin and Emily (Graff) Karow. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Faith. Vic attended country school by Hoffman and then the Morris Ag School. He served with the US Army with the Field Artillery, and was stationed in Korea.

Victor and Peggy Hakenson were married, and later divorced. He lived in Herman and then Kensington. He was self-employed as a tractor mechanic operating Vic's Repair located in Herman and then Kensington. Vic enjoyed horses, trail rides, and was involved with Grant County Wagon Train for many years.

He is survived by two daughters, Shelley Roscoe of Browns Valley, and Desiree (Mike) Hagen of Kensington; four grandchildren, Kelsie Roscoe and Ashton, Beau and Chloe Hagen. He was preceded in death by an infant sister, and his parents, Benjamin Karow and Emily Essig.

A Visitation will be Saturday, March 18, 2017, from 10 AM to 12 Noon at Erickson-Smith Funeral in Hoffman.

Interment will be in the Lakeside Cemetery by Herman at a later date.

Funeral Home:
Erickson-Smith Funeral Home - Elbow Lake
116 1st Street NE
Elbow Lake, MN
US 56531

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Erickson-Smith Funeral Home - Hoffman

103 7th Street N
Hoffman, MN 56339


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