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Eleanor Dorothy Boysen

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“Loved your smile and sense of humor. Loved working g with you at Walmart. Be at peace my friend. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Pat Houser

“I'm so sorry for your loss! We sure miss having her at Nelson Gables! She was so much fun to chat with! ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Kristal

“I am so sorry for the loss of your sweet Mother. I am a volunteer at Nelson Gables and I loved your Mother. She shared with me how much she loved...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Linda Fenelon

“My sincere sympathy and regrets that I will not be able to attend to offer homage to Eleanor! Your entire family flashes before me in the daily...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Kathryn LeBrasseur

“Lynn and family, My thoughts are with you as you say goodbye to your mom. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Sheila Magnuson (Haack)

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Eleanor Boysen, age 92, of Alexandria, MN, passed away on June 19, 2017 at her daughter's home. Eleanor Boysen was born in Chicago, IL on September 14, 1924 and married Orville Boysen on July 8, 1944. They were married 52 years. Orville and Eleanor farmed in Havelock, Iowa for 22 years, and then moved to Alexandria, MN where they owned and operated the Deer Park for 25 years. Eleanor worked as a cook for the Douglas County jail, and in her retirement worked at Walmart as a door greeter. She also volunteered for meals on wheels, foster grandparents, and Bingo. Eleanor is survived by her and Orville's three daughters, Paula (Mike) Newton, Nancian Roelofs, and Lynn Boysen (Tim Fitzgerald), grandchildren, Stacey Mitchell, Kelly Genduso, Michael Roelofs, Misti Roelofs, and Ryan Fitzgerald and seven great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her Orville Boysen, her mother and father, and her two brothers. Memorial service will be held on Friday, June 23, 2017, 11:00 a.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

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