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Garfield Helgeson

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Aug. 21, 1921-Jan. 6, 2008

Garfield D. Helgeson, 86, of Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, January 6, 2008 at Emmanuel Nursing Home of Detroit Lakes.


Garfield Duane Helgeson was born to Knute and Alma (Tholen) Helgeson on Aug. 21, 1921 in Mayville, N.D. As a young boy, he moved with his family to the Tholen farm south of Audubon. In the spring of 1924, they moved east of Audubon, and then moved back to the Tholen farm in 1932.

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