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Published February 28, 2013, 12:00 AM

Jewell Ishaug

Jewell Ishaug, age 89, a resident of Pelican Rapids, MN, died on Monday, February 25, 2013, at Emmanuel Nursing Home, Detroit Lakes, MN.

Stanley Jewell Ishaug was born July 26, 1923 in Pelican Rapids, MN, the son of Carl and Johanna (Stubstad) Ishaug. He was baptized and confirmed in the West North Immanuel Church. Jewell attended District #12 country school through the eighth grade. On March 21, 1948 Jewell was united in marriage to Betty Norma Stephenson at North Immanuel, after having dated for two years. He worked on the family dairy farm prior to taking over the operation until his retirement in 1985; however, he remained on the farm until they moved into Pelican Rapids in October of 1993.

Jewell Ishaug

Jewell Ishaug, age 89, a resident of Pelican Rapids, MN, died on Monday, February 25, 2013, at Emmanuel Nursing Home, Detroit Lakes, MN.

Stanley Jewell Ishaug was born July 26, 1923 in Pelican Rapids, MN, the son of Carl and Johanna (Stubstad) Ishaug. He was baptized and confirmed in the West North Immanuel Church. Jewell attended District #12 country school through the eighth grade. On March 21, 1948 Jewell was united in marriage to Betty Norma Stephenson at North Immanuel, after having dated for two years. He worked on the family dairy farm prior to taking over the operation until his retirement in 1985; however, he remained on the farm until they moved into Pelican Rapids in October of 1993.

Jewell was an active member of North Immanuel Lutheran Church, Rural Pelican Rapids, where he served on the church council and the cemetery board.

He enjoyed playing pool, cards, especially whist, and Yahtzee. Jewell and Betty enjoyed dancing. He liked to play the violin, and enjoyed teasing his grandchildren. Jewell and Betty took pride in their beautiful home and enjoyed working together on their immaculate yard.

Jewell is survived by his wife, Betty of Pelican Rapids; two children: Kelly, Bloomington, MN, and Renee (Tim) Solmon, Pelican Rapids; four grandchildren: Ryan (Heidi Stensrud) Ishaug, Bloomington, Jennifer (Chad Fait) Ishaug, St. Paul, MN, Melissa (Don) McDougall, Detroit Lakes, MN, and Matthew (Jamie Heising) Jenison, Barnesville, MN; ten great-grandchildren; one sister: Florence Skunberg, Pelican Rapids.

He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter-in-law, Jean Ishaug; siblings: Orphey Ishaug, Burnette Ishaug; three infant siblings; Stanley Ishaug, Vernie Ishaug, Lyla Ishaug; brother-in-law, Russell Skunberg.

Visitation: Friday, March 1, 2013, 5:00-7:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. at Larson Funeral Home, Pelican Rapids, MN and resumes one hour prior to the service at the church.

Service: 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 2, 2013, at North Immanuel Lutheran Church, Rural Pelican Rapids, MN.

Clergy: Pastor Curt Tilleraas

Burial: North Immanuel Cemetery, Pelican Rapids, MN

Funeral Home: Larson Funeral Home, Pelican Rapids, Minnesota

Online Guestbook: www.larsonfuneralpelicanrapids.com

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