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Mae L. Newell, 87

Mae L. Newell age 87 of East Grand Forks, MN, passed away on Monday, September 14, 2015 at her home.

Mae Lorraine Newell was born on March 2, 1928 in Kennedy, MN the daughter of Lars and Mary (Hedlund) Kleven.  Mae was raised on a farm in rural Alvarado, MN and attended school in Alvarado where she graduated from Alvarado High School.  On April 16, 1949 she was united in marriage to Donald Newell in East Grand Forks.  Following her marriage to Donald, they moved to East Grand Forks where she worked at United Hospital (Now Altru) for twenty-two years.  After retirement she enjoyed spending time at the lake with family and friends.

Family members who survive Mae include her two sons, Steven and Dennis Newell both of East Grand Forks, MN

She is preceded in death by ten brothers, Arvid, Calvin, David, Earl, Ernest, Leonard, Miles, Milton, Werner and William Kleven; two sisters, Fern Kopecky and Nulad Ferencik.

Funeral Service:  10:30 AM on Friday, September 18, 2015 in Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 1515 5th Ave. NW, East Grand Forks, MN

Visitation: 5:00 to 7:00 with a 6:30 PM Prayer Service on Thursday, September 17, 2015 in Dahl Funeral Home, 2029 Central Ave. NW, East Grand Forks, MN and also one hour prior Funeral Service on Friday in Our Savior’s Lutheran Church

Interment:  Resurrection Cemetery ~ East Grand Forks, MN

Online Guestbook:  www.dandahlfuneralhome.com

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

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