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Published December 30, 2012, 12:00 AM

Elizabeth Iken

Elizabeth (Libby) Welsh Iken, 95, Perham, MN formerly of Fargo, ND died Saturday, December 22, 2012 at Perham Living.

Elizabeth was born November 2, 1917 in Webster City, IA the daughter of Maurice and Mary McNeish Welsh. She moved to Fargo, ND in 1921 and attended St. Mary's Grade School, Sacred Heart Academy and North Dakota State University. She was secretary and bookkeeper at the Hanna, Clay & Lancaster Clinic and Northern State Power Company until marrying Lyle R. lken on Dec 24, 1942. She then served as secretary to the Trial Judge Advocate for the Air Force in Garden City, KS. Libby owned and operated a cafe in Christine, ND and Libby's Hickory House in Fargo. She worked as secretary for the Agricultural Engineering Department at NDSU from 1960-1978. She moved to Riverview in Fargo in 2004 and later to Briarwood and Perham Living in Perham, MN.

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