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Carroll Berskow

March 6, 1930 — November 21, 2011

Carroll E. Berskow, 81, a resident of Elbow Lake, passed away Monday, November 21, 2011 at the Barrett Care Center. Carroll Eloyd Berskow, was born on March 6, 1930, in Fergus Falls, MN to Carlos and Elvira (Lee) Berskow. He was baptized and confirmed in the Erdahl Lutheran Church, and attended country school in Erdahl. After school, Carroll farmed with his family. In 1951, he entered the US Navy. After being honorably discharged, he moved to Elbow Lake and worked at an area service station.

On July 8, 1956, Carroll married Eunice Bergan in Elbow Lake. This union was blessed with one daughter. In 1958, Carroll went to work as a mechanic in the Ford garage until 1969, at which time he went to work for the Grant County Highway Department. Carroll retired December 1, 1991. After retiring, Carroll focused on his yard and garden, both of which he took excellent care of. Carroll was a member of the American Legion. Carroll is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Lisa (Chris) Melveney; his granddaughter, Emily; a sister, Dorothy Christianson; two brothers, Glen Berskow and Alton (Agnes) Berskow; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, Carlos and Elvira Berskow; his wife, Eunice; a brother-in-law, Lloyd Christianson Jr.; and two sisters-in-law, Muriel Bergan) Berskow and Corrine (Bergan) Behrens. Visitation: One hour prior to services at the church Memorial Service: 1 PM, Saturday, November 26, 2011, United Lutheran Church, Elbow Lake Interment: Erdahl Lutheran Cemetery, Elbow Lake, MN Military Honors: Carl A. Hanson Post 321, American Legion Officiating: Rev. Bob Toso Online Condolences: EricksonSmithFH.com

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

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Visitation
Saturday, November 26, 2011
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
United Lutheran Church

116 1st Street NE
Elbow Lake, MN 56531

Service
Saturday, November 26, 2011
1:00 PM
United Lutheran Church

116 1st Street NE
Elbow Lake, MN 56531

cemetery
Saturday, November 26, 2011
Erdahl Lutheran Cemetery

Erdahl, MN

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