Worthington Daily Globe - "Owen Lee Stangeland, 94, of Hills, formerly of Luverne, died Monday, Nov. 28, 2005, at Tuff Memorial Home in Hills.
Born Jan. 11, 1911, in Lismore Township, Nobles County, he was the son of Nel and Belle Stangeland. He married Florence Mulder on Dec. 1, 1934, at the church parsonage in Worthington. She died Aug. 9, 1989. He married Mildred Klosterberg on June 1, 1991, at First Baptist Church, Luverne. She died June 27, 1997.
After graduating from Adrian High School and attending Augsburg College, Minneapolis, he returned home to help his mother and brother hold on to the family farm during the 1930s. After marriage, they farmed the family farm near Lismore until 1971, when they moved to a home in Luverne. He worked for Hanson Silo Co. another 10 years. After Florence's death, he continued to live in their home in Luverne. He continued to live in Luverne until moving into Tuff Memorial Home, Hills, on Oct. 13, 2003. He was a faithful member of First Baptist Church, Luverne, for 60 years, and served as deacon and trustee. He served on the local school board.
Surviving are two sons, Virgil (Beverly) Stangeland, Willmar, and Joel (Mariann) Stangeland, White Bear Lake; two daughters, Wyonne (John) Goodwin, Raleigh, N.C., and Cynthia (Joe) Glanzer, Littleton, Colo.; three stepsons, Jerry (Dorothy) Klosterberg, Luverne, Duane (Janice) Klosterberg, Steen, and Robert (Leigh) Klosterberg, Sioux Falls, S.D.; one stepdaughter, Carol (Henry) Zwaan, Steen; 11 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; 15 step grandchildren; 20 step great-grandchildren; and three step great-great grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m., at Dingmann Funeral Home, Luverne, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Luverne.
The service will be 10 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church, Luverne, with the Rev. Greg Standafer officiating. Burial will be in Luverne Garden of Memories Cemetery."
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