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Published April 29, 2013, 12:00 AM

Orell Mesker

Orell Mesker, 83, of Ulen, MN died Thursday, March 25, 2013 in Sanford Health Systems, Fargo, ND.

Orell Lloyd Mesker, son of Lloyd and Anna (Orwald) Mesker, was born June 6, 1929 in the Twin Valley-Syre, MN area. He attended country school in the area and worked on the family farm. Orell worked on various farms until he moved to Portland, OR. He also spent time the Montana mountains cutting pulp. In 1957, he returned to MN and was employed at the Magnus Wefald farms near Hawley, MN until 1970 when he started working at the Felton Elevator. On January 28, 1989 Orell was united in marriage to Carol (Kellen) Rowland. He moved to Ulen and retired from the Felton Elevator in 1992. Orell was a talented metal worker making beautiful metal crafts and was a great handyman who loved to help his friends and neighbors.

Orell Mesker

Orell Mesker, 83, of Ulen, MN died Thursday, March 25, 2013 in Sanford Health Systems, Fargo, ND.

Orell Lloyd Mesker, son of Lloyd and Anna (Orwald) Mesker, was born June 6, 1929 in the Twin Valley-Syre, MN area. He attended country school in the area and worked on the family farm. Orell worked on various farms until he moved to Portland, OR. He also spent time the Montana mountains cutting pulp. In 1957, he returned to MN and was employed at the Magnus Wefald farms near Hawley, MN until 1970 when he started working at the Felton Elevator. On January 28, 1989 Orell was united in marriage to Carol (Kellen) Rowland. He moved to Ulen and retired from the Felton Elevator in 1992. Orell was a talented metal worker making beautiful metal crafts and was a great handyman who loved to help his friends and neighbors.

Orell is survived by his wife, Carol, Ulen; children: Julie (Roy) Chounard, Ulen, Debbie (Darin Erickson) Helgedalen, Ulen, Penny (Dave) Winter, Mahnomen, Kipper (Rhona) Rowland, Moorhead, and Nikki (Jeremy) Begg, Ulen; nine grandchildren; one great grandson; and one sister, Lois (Kenneth) Ziegler, Georgetown, MN.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Ulen. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7 p.m. all in the church. Visitation will also be one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday.

Arrangements are entrusted to the

Anderson Funeral Home, Twin Valley, MN

Online Guestbook at www.andersonfuneralhome.tv

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