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Stanley O. Eid

Stanley O. Eid, 88, of Lake Park, MN, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Riverfront on Main Assisted Living, Pelican Rapids, MN. Stanley Orvis Eid was born in Barnesville, MN, on March 10, 1926, to Isaac and Alma (Moe) Eid. He grew up and attended school in Barnesville before enlisting in the U.S. Army in 1945. Following his service he returned to the area. On February 22, 1947, he married Dona Mae Meyer in Barnesville. Together they farmed south of Hawley until 1954. Stanley then moved to Lake Park, where he worked for Midwest Breeders and later for Lake Park Community Co-op. On February 9, 1973, Stanley married Ruthmarie (Holmgren) Johnson in Lake Park. Together they made their home there and Stanley continued to work until retiring in 1988. Stanley enjoyed spending time outdoors, mowing, traveling and was a member of the American Legion. He also enjoyed the years he was able to take care of the grounds at Lake Park Lutheran Cemetery. He will be dearly missed.

Stanley is survived by his daughters, Linda (Mike) Berg of Pelican Rapids, MN, Betty (Gene) Karger of Elbow Lake, MN, Claris (Floyd Olson) Keeping of Fergus Falls, MN, Janis (Thomas) Weets of Osage, MN; sister, Audrey (Donald) Jensen of Moorhead; 9 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wives, Dona Mae and Ruthmarie.

His funeral will be held on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at 11:00 a.m., in Lake Park Lutheran Church, Lake Park, MN.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 11:00 a.m., at the church.

Interment: Lake Park Lutheran Cemetery

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