Julia M. Kleven, 71

Julia M. Kleven, 71, of Karlstad, Minnesota died at Karlstad
Healthcare Center on Monday, July 28th, 2014.  Julia Lindstrom was
born July 28, 1943 in Kittson County, Minnesota, the daughter of
George and Ada Lindstrom.  On September 17, 1969 she married Marvin
Kleven at Karlstad.  The couple made their home near Karlstad and
raised five children there.  Her hobbies included baking bread,
picking cranberries, chokecherries and spending time with her
children.  Julia also worked at the Karlstad Nursing Home for 10
years.  
    Julia is survived by her children, Rosetta M. (Bruce) Lorezel,
Faribault, MN, Lee Kleven, Hibbing, MN, Melody Anderson, Stephen, MN,
Lonnie Kleven and Billy Kleven of Karlstad; grandchildren, Tiffany
Marie, Bailey, Anthony, Rebecca and Michaela; and a brother, George
Lindstrom, Karlstad.  She was preceded in death by her parents; and
siblings, infant Roslee, Cora, Lora, Beatrice, Marie, Deloris, Eric
and Doris; and a sister-in-law, Joan Lindstrom.
    Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, August 1, 2014 at 2:00
p.m. in Karlstad Gospel Tabernacle Church.  Interment will be in
Eidsvold Lutheran Cemetery, rural Halma.  Visitation will be held at
the church for one our prior to the funeral service. Rev. Mark
Hanson, presiding.  Dion Larson, soloist and Joyce Jorgenson,
pianist.  Casket bearers will be family and friends.   

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