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Published February 02, 2013, 12:00 AM

R. Orpha Amundson

R. Orpha Amundson, 94, passed away January 29, 2013, at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes.

Ruth Orpha Burud was born July 24, 1918, in Black Eagle, MT, to Oscar and Rachel Wenner Burud. Diagnosed with a serious heart condition as an infant, doctors gave her less than a year to live. With her parents and two sisters, Orpha lived on a homestead in Rudyard, MT until shortly before her first birthday when the family traveled to Ulen, MN.

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