Muret Berhow, 99, Fertile, MN, died Monday, December 19, 2016 at Pioneer Memorial Care Center, Erskine, MN.
Muret Carrol Berhow was born to Oliver (August) and Alma (Overland) Berhow on May 20, 1917 in Liberty township northwest of Fertile, Minnesota. Muret was baptized and confirmed at Varnes Lutheran Church, Liberty Township. .
While a young man Muret farmed with his parents NW of Fertile. He joined the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCCs) and in 1942 at the age of 24 he joined the United States Navy. He was honorably discharged on February 28, 1946 with the rank of Chief Ship Fitter.
While on leave in Washington DC he met Dorothy Pilger. They married in 1946 and made their home on the family farm NW of Fertile.
Muret especially loved his wife Dottie and his kids and grandkids, often telling them he loved them more than they'd ever know.
Muret is survived by his daughters Pat Wilson (Jim), Terry Hest (Jim); grandchildren: Michael Wilson, Katherine Wilson, Ben Hest (Kelsey); two great granddaughters, Louisa and Eva Hest; nieces, nephews and many grandnieces and grandnephews.
Muret was preceded in death by his wife Dorothy, father August, and mother Alma; Siblings: Burnice (Elden) Engelstad, Marvin (Stella) Berhow, Carna (Ward) Trager, (Bill Russell), DeLoris (Don) Doak, Arlene (Bill) Blewett, Leon (Corrine) Berhow. Nephews and nieces: Gary Doak, Alex and Bob Toebbe, Kelly and Dianne Engelstad, Wayne Berhow, and one Grandnephew: Chris Doak.
Funeral: 11 AM on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at Concordia Lutheran Church, Fertile, MN.
Visitation: 5-7 PM with a prayer service at 6:30 PM on Monday, December 26, 2016, at the Erikson-Vik-Ganje Funeral Home, Fertile, MN.
Burial: Varnes Lutheran Cemetery, rural Fertile.
Arrangements with Erikson-Vik-Ganje Funeral Home
Fertile, Minnesota (218-945-6141)