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Published June 08, 2013, 12:00 AM

Ruth Langseth

Ruth E. Langseth 97, of Glyndon, MN, passed into glory June 5, 2013 at Viking Manor, Ulen, MN.

Ruth was born in rural Clay County March 7, l916. She was the eleventh child of Joseph and Emma (Bodeen) Rosenquist. Ruth attended School District #102 from 1922 to 1929 and graduated from Glyndon High School in l933. She worked as a domestic in Fargo from l933 to March 15, l936, when she married Norman Langseth. Ruth and Norman bought a dairy farm south of Glyndon during the Depression where they lived for 68 years until Norman's death in 2004. Ruth was busy on the farm raising 6 children and 6 foster children. She filled her days with gardening, quilting, sewing, canning and occasionally hand milking a cantankerous Holstein.

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