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Marlo Nordlund

May 28, 1940 — April 19, 2016

Marlo Nordlund, age 75 of Elbow Lake, passed away Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at his home under the care of Lakeland Hospice.

Marlo was born May 28, 1940 to Amandus and Lilly (Martinson) Nordlund in Kittson County, Minnesota. He grew up and attended school in northern Minnesota. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1957 and was honorably discharged in1961.

On August 24, 1968 he was united in marriage to Darlene Nelson at Peace Lutheran Church in Ashby. The couple made their home in Elbow Lake. Marlo was employed with Cenex in Elbow Lake for 34 years, retiring in 2011.

In his spare time, Marlo enjoyed fishing, deer hunting, camping, dancing and taking care of his yard, both in the summer and winter. He also cherished time spent with family and friends.

Marlo is survived by his wife, Darlene of Elbow Lake; daughters, Brenda Bedard of Tennessee and Cindy Chamberlain of Alabama; sister, Ronae (Wayne) Sele of Minnesota and Texas; along with several grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Rickey; a brother in infancy, and one sister, Gloria Shablow.

Visitation: 5PM to 7PM, Friday, April 22 at Erickson-Smith Funeral Home of Elbow Lake

Funeral: 2PM Saturday, April 23 at Peace Lutheran Church in Ashby

Clergy: Reverend Tom Olson

Interment: Pelican Lake Cemetery, Ashby

Erickson-Smith Funeral Home of Elbow Lake is assisting the family with arrangements.

Marlo's Memorial Folder

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

Previous Events

Friday, April 22, 2016
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Erickson-Smith Funeral Home - Elbow Lake

116 1st Street NE
Elbow Lake, MN 56531

Visitation will resume one hour prior to the service at the church.

Saturday, April 23, 2016
2:00 PM
Peace Lutheran Church of Ashby

306 Larson Avenue
Ashby, MN 56309

Saturday, April 23, 2016
Pelican Lake Cemetery

Ashby, MN

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