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    Red Lake Falls - Marlys Osmondson, 63, of Red Lake Falls, died while visiting her brother-in-law near Erskine, on Monday, May 28, 2012.  
    Funeral services were held Friday, June 1, at Johnson Funeral Service in Red Lake Falls, with Rev. Sheila Michaels officiating. Casket bearers included Devin Christianson, Ryan Osmondson, Kevin Osmondson, Jerry Osmondson, Mike Eaton and Chuck Eaton.  Interment was held at Wylie Cemetery, Wylie.
    Marlys Kathleen Eaton was born on April 7, 1949 to Russell Louis and Sylvia Almyra “Myra” (Sellen) Eaton at Hallock.  At two weeks old, they moved to Wannaska. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Faith. She attended grade school in Wannaska and graduated high school in Roseau in 1967.  
    She lived in Roseau for many years and cooked at several restaurants in Roseau including the Guest House. She also cooked for a few years at the REM children’s home. She raised her son Scott while living in Roseau all of those years.
    She moved to St. Hilaire, for a few years in the late 1990s.  She was married to Ronald Owen Osmondson on Nov. 30, 2002 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Red Lake Falls. For the past six years, she has cooked at Hillcrest Senior Living in Red Lake Falls.  
    Marlys enjoyed knitting, especially for her grandchildren.  She was an avid reader and always had a book by her side.  She enjoyed going to the Osmondson Farm near Erskine.  Marlys loved to visit with family and friends. While Scott was growing up they enjoyed camping and fishing.
    She is survived by her husband Ronald, of Red Lake Falls; one son, Scott (Lisa) Olson of International Falls; grandchildren, Devin Christianson of Roosevelt, Christy Pokorny, Christopher Pokorny, Brianna Smuda, of International Falls; step children:  Sharleen (Ira) Hill of Erskine, Kevin (Jennifer) Osmondson of Fargo, N.D., Ryan Osmondson of Erskine,  Kristin Osmondson of Erskine,  four step-grandchildren:  Calvin Hill, Riley Kochmann, Jocelyn Osmondson, Arianna Osmondson; two brothers, Robert (Millie) Eaton of Roseau,  Chuck Eaton of Roseau; three brothers-in-law Jerry (Carol) Osmondson of Fertile, Roger (Carol) Osmondson of Fertile, Greg Osmondson of Erskine, and several nieces and nephews.
    Marlys was preceded in death by her parents, brother Curtis Eaton and grandson Jacob Olson.
    Family condolences may be sent at www.johnsonfuneralservice.com.