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    Erskine - Earl Ordean Strand died at Pioneer Memorial Care Center in Erskine on Friday, January 13, 2012, at the age of 75 years.
    Earl Ordean Strand was born February 3, 1936, in Roscoe Township, Goodhue County,  to parents Bernie and Mildred Strand. He married Shirley Friese on Aug. 27, 1955. They farmed in Roscoe Township until 1968, when they moved to the Brooks area and continued farming. Earl enjoyed hunting and shooting and was a member of Rodnes Lutheran Church in rural Erskine.
    Earl is survived by his wife Shirley; four children, Rita (Steven) Berry, Scott (Glenda) Strand, Brent (Jane) Strand, Mary (Tony) Hoglo; and six grandchildren Andy (fiancée Rachel) Berry, Katie Berry, Conrad Strand, Bradley Strand, Eric (Jessica) Strand and Sophia Hoglo.
    Out of respect for Earl’s wishes there will be no visitation or public funeral. Casket bearers include Conrad Strand, Brad Strand, Andy Berry and Eric Strand. Memorial suggestions are your church or favorite charity.
    Family condolences may be sent at www.johnsonfuneralservice.com.