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Luther Estling, 90

A Memorial Service for Luther Estling of Roosevelt, MN will be held on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 10:00AM at Mt. Carmel Lutheran Church in Roosevelt, MN. Interment will be held at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Roosevelt, MN.

Calvin Luther Estling was born on August 28, 1923 to Joe and Sena (Agre) Estling in Lac Qui Parle County, MN.  He was baptized at Baxter Lutheran Church, rural Montevideo and confirmed at Mt. Carmel Lutheran Church, rural Roosevelt, MN.

Luther’s family moved to Greenbush for two years in the early 1930’s and then settled north of Roosevelt, MN.  Luther finished the 11th grade at Williams High School before staying home to help on the family farm.  He belonged to Mt. Carmel Lutheran Church.

Luther married Verna Lieberg on April 1, 1950 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Williams, MN.  They farmed, raised dairy cattle and also owned a mink ranch.  He enjoyed deer hunting, water fowl hunting when he was younger, watching his grandchildren play sports, and watching all kinds of sports, except basketball.

Luther Estling passed away on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at the Warroad Senior Living Center at the age of 90.

Luther is survived by his son Lyle (Andrea) Estling of West Fargo, ND, daughter Vicki (Bruce) Streich of Warroad, MN; grandchildren: Sheena (Neil) Estling-Hoefs, Aaron-Kyle (LeeAnn) Estling, Nakita Estling, Quinn Streich, and McCall (Chris) Plourde; great-grandchildren: Anja, Drayke, Sayda, Freja, Jade, Jase, Kyro, Colin, Ali, and Anika; step granddaughter Camila Ramirez, step great-grandson Jeremy Plourde, and special friend Florence Haukaas of Baudette.

Luther is preceded in death by his wife Verna, brothers: Caesar, Jay, Ole (Bud) and sisters Alice, Evelyn, and Adelyne who died at the age of three.

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