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Duaine Olaf Ertsgard, 87

Duaine Olaf Ertsgard, age 87, of Hillsboro, ND, formerly of Buxton, ND, passed away on Thursday, October 1, 2015 at Sanford Health Center in Fargo, ND.

Duaine was born on November 10, 1927 in Buxton, ND to the late Olaf and Anna (Freiholtz) Ertsgard.  He grew up in rural Buxton, graduating from Buxton High School before enlisting in the US Army during the Korean War.  Afterwards, he attended college graduating with a degree in agriculture.  He then returned to the Buxton area where he farmed his entire life until his retirement in 1991 where he moved into the town of Buxton.

Duiane is survived by his nieces and nephews, Kelsey, Pam, Kerry, Greg, John, and Peggy.  He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Shirley Baughman and Margaret Malcolm; brother, Harold Ertsgard; and nephew, Gary Malcolm.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to the Hillsboro Nursing Home.

Funeral Service:  11:00 am ~ Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Grue Lutheran in Rural Buxton, ND.

Visitation:   5:00 – 7:00 pm ~ Friday, October 9, 2015 at Grue Lutheran in Rural Buxton, ND with a prayer service at 6:30 pm.

Interment:  North Ringsaker Cemetery ~ Rural Climax, MN

Online Guestbook:  www.dandahlfuneralhome.com

Arrangements By:  Dahl Funeral Home ~ East Grand Forks, Minnesota

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