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    McIntosh - Joseph “Joey” Langseth, 29, of McIntosh died on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012.
    Funeral services were held Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 at Johnson Funeral Service in Thief River Falls, with Robert Dahlen officiating. Casket bearers included Jason Langseth, Chris Plante, Richie Nelson, Josh Kerssen, Brian Nelson, Jerome Catlin and Kent Solheim. Honorary casket bearers included all of Joey’s family and friends.  Interment was held at Telemarken Cemetery, Goodridge.
    Joseph Kenneth Langseth was born on Aug. 3, 1983 in Grand Forks, N.D. the son of Virgil and Karen (Nelson) Langseth. He attended school at Win-E-Mac graduating on June 1, 2002.
    Joey worked as a welder at MachineWell in Grygla and Oklee, for about three years after graduation. From there made his home in McIntosh,  and went to work at McIntosh Machine for about two years and has most recently worked at Northern Plains Rail Service in Erskine.
    Joey was united in marriage to Brittany Kerssen on Oct. 14, 2006 in Fosston. To this union, a son, Austin James was born.
    Joey loved cutting scrap iron with his dad, Virgil, collecting antiques, attending auction sales, and supporting the Minnesota Twins.  Most of all he loved spending time with his son, family and friends. He was a very organized man.
    Survivors include his “big guy” and son, Austin; mother, Karen Langseth of Oklee; father, Virgil Langseth of McIntosh; grandfather, Kenneth Nelson of Oklee; siblings, Sally (Paul) Bergman of Clearbrook, Jason (Jessica Melcher) Langseth of Oklee, Amy Langseth of Thief River Falls, and Melissa Nelson of Oklee; and many relatives and friends.
    He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Geraldine Nelson; grandparents, Joseph and Olga Langseth.