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Robert G. Leen, 81

Robert G. Leen, 81 of Bemidji died Saturday, March 17, 2012 at home.
Memorial Services will be 2:00 pm Saturday, March 24, 2012 at the Crossroads Assembly of God Church in Bemidji, MN with Pastor John Hubert officiating.  Interment was at the Mizpah Cemetery in Mizpah, MN under the direction of the Cease Family Funeral Home of Bemidji.
He was born January 2, 1931 in Buxton, ND the son of Rudolph and Sarah (Braaten) Leen.  He attended and graduated from Northome High School in 1949 and Bethany Bible College in Santa Cruz, CA.  He served with the US Air Force from 1950-1954.  He married Louise Harland.  He served as an Assembly of God pastor for nearly 50 years in California, North Dakota, and the following towns in Minnesota: Casino, Moose Lake, Thief Rivers Falls, Ada, Williams and Bemidji.
He is survived by his wife:         Louise Leen of Bemidji, MN
                        Daughter:          Carol (Don) Leen Lofgren of Baudette, MN
                        Sons:                Philip (Shelly) Leen of Bemidji, MN
                                                Arnold (Rosita) Leen of Mora, MN     
            7 grandchildren:            Robert Carl Lofgren of Brea, CA
                                                Pamela Lofgren of Minneapolis, MN
                                                Brittany (Chris) Drabant of Mora, MN
                                                Joshua Leen of Bemidji, MN
                                                Caleb Leen of Bemidji, MN
                                                Kaitlyn Leen of Bemidji, MN
                                                Calvin Leen of Mora, MN
 and many nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings Earl, Rudella, Lloyd, George, Gerald, Jeanette, Selma and Donna and his son Timothy.
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