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Alvin Edward Fenger, age 74

Alvin Edward Fenger, age 74, of East Grand Forks, MN, passed away on Monday, February 22, 2016 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND.


Alvin was born on January 6, 1942 in Brainard, MN, to the late Einar and Nancy (Christianson) Fenger.  He grew up north of Brainard and graduated from Brainard Washington High School.  He attended Brainard Junior College for 2 years and then worked for Johnson Cigar Company in Brainard, MN.  He was united in marriage to Luanne Melland on June 2, 1968 in Grand Forks, ND.   The family made their home in East Grand Forks, MN.  He worked for Liggett and Meyers Tobacco Co., staff manager for Four Roses Distillery Co., and then worked construction and over the road trucking transport.  In 1995 he started Fenger Transport, retiring in 2010.


Alvin is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Luanne Fenger of East Grand Forks, MN; children, Brett (Pauline) Franklin of East Grand Forks, MN; and Elizabeth (Bill) Rathman of LeMars, IA; and 4 grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Anna Rohloff.



Funeral Service:  2:00 PM on Friday, February 26, 2016 in Dahl Funeral Home, East Grand Forks, MN.


Visitation:  One hour before services at the Funeral Home.


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

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