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Avis Ramona Oien, 85

Avis Ramona Oien, the daughter of the late Oscar and Sigrid (Hokanson) Ingeman, was born on September 30, 1929, at Hallock, MN.  She attended school and grew to womanhood in the Kennedy community, graduating from Kennedy High School in 1948.   She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith.  On March 30, 1951, Avis was united in marriage to Perry Oien.  The couple resided I at Kennedy until 1953 when they moved to Karlstad where they have since resided.  She was a long-time member of Frist Lutheran Church of Karlstad where she served as church secretary for ten years.  She also worked as a nurse’s aid at the former Karlstad Memorial Hospital for 10 years and at the North Star News newspaper part-time for several years.  She was presently residing at the Karlstad Memorial Healthcare Center in Karlstad where she passed away on Thur. evening, November 20, 2014, at the age of 85 years, 1 month and 20 days.
   She is survived by her husband, Perry;  two daughters: Susan (Jerry) Olson, of Grand Forks, ND and Paulette (Tom) Olson, of Karlstad;  four grandchildren: Ryan Olson, Jandi (Jamie) Ketelsen, Jared (fiancé: Stacy Flikka) Olson and Jasie Olson;  two great-grandchildren: Kamden and Roen Ketelsen;  three sisters-in-law: Helanine Ingeman, Loes Ingeman and Nona Wennersten;   and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
   Avis was preceded in death by her parents, eight brothers: Walter, Harvey, Luverne, Lenus, Roy Morris and two in infancy; and two sisters: Florence Brown and Leona Carlson.

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