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  Thief River Falls - Margaret Helgenset, 82, died on Saturday, December 11, 2004 at the CNC unit of Northwest Medical Center in Thief River Falls.
 Private funeral services were held.
 Margaret Elaine Hanson was born on November 21, 1922 in  Thief River Falls, the daughter of Nedlund and Elizabeth Ann (Harder) Hanson. She attended school at Knox Elementary, Central and Lincoln High School, graduating in 1942 and was baptized and confirmed at St. John Lutheran Church.
 She worked as a waitress for a while. Then on February 28, 1942 she was united in marriage to Arnold Helgenset at Trinity Lutheran Church in Thief River Falls. She always made her home in Thief River Falls. Arnold died on March 11, 1979.
 Margaret is survived by her children, Rheta (Gordon) Larson of Newfolden, Wayne Helgenset of St. Hilaire, John Helgenset of Thief River Falls; two grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; sisters, Dorothy Rockwell of Scottsdale, Ariz., Jeanne of California, Elizabeth “Boots” Hanson of Sebring, Fla.; brothers, Byron Hanson of Sebastian, Fla., and Ardelle “Joe” (Analise) Hanson, Colorado Springs, CO along with several nieces and nephews.
 She was preceded in death by her husband Arnold; her parents; and brother Kenneth.