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Published December 24, 2012, 12:00 AM

Lorraine E. Olien

Lorraine E. Olien, 79, of Grand Forks, ND died unexpectedly Friday, December 21, 2012 at her home.

Lorraine Ethel Nyhus was born November 28, 1933 in Fosston, MN the daughter of Peter and Hannah (Landsverk) Nyhus. She had many wonderful stories about growing up on the farm. Lorraine graduated from Fosston High School in 1951. In 1952, she moved to Grand Forks and was employed as a secretary for Tri-State until 1954; a secretary for ASC Company until 1959 and a secretary for the YMCA until 1967. From 1984 -2006, she was employed as a cook for Phi Delta Fraternity. For the last 5 years, she has been blessed by many children of the Grand Forks School District where she was a foster grandparent.

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