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Published December 14, 2012, 12:00 AM

Hazel Marie (Kahleff) Lewis

Hazel Marie Kahleff was born October 31, 1928 in Fargo, ND, to Peter and Mae Kahleff. She was raised on the family farm near Argusville, ND. Hazel graduated from Fargo Oak Grove High School in 1945.

Hazel married Kenneth Edwin Lewis on April 8, 1949 and they made their home in Fargo, ND. Hazel was known as the "Carousel Lady" at the Red River Zoo.

Hazel Marie (Kahleff) Lewis

Hazel Marie Kahleff was born October 31, 1928 in Fargo, ND, to Peter and Mae Kahleff. She was raised on the family farm near Argusville, ND. Hazel graduated from Fargo Oak Grove High School in 1945.

Hazel married Kenneth Edwin Lewis on April 8, 1949 and they made their home in Fargo, ND. Hazel was known as the "Carousel Lady" at the Red River Zoo.

Hazel died Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at Golden Living Center, Moorhead, MN.

Hazel is survived by DeLaine (Jeffrey) Barchinger, David (Beth) Lewis, Peter (Phyllis) Lewis, Richard (Carol) Lewis, James (Darlene) Lewis, Jeffrey (Tammy) Lewis, Roger (Susan) Lewis, Ida (David Wood) Lewis, and Stacey (Bill) Irion. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

The Funeral will be held Saturday at 11:00 am at Hanson-Runsvold Funeral Home, Fargo, ND. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Please feel free to sign the online guestbook at www.hansonrunsvold.com

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