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Eugene Granlund, 73

Eugene Oliver Granlund, age 73, died Thursday, November 7, 2013 at Golden Living Center in Hopkins, after a long illness.

Eugene was born November 16, 1939, to Edward Reuben and Minnie (Linder) Granlund in Nelson. He attended country school in District 15 and graduated from Central High School in Alexandria in 1957. After high school he attended the University of Nebraska in Lincoln for one year.

Eugene joined the Army in November 1959 and was discharged in November 1962 after three years of service. His overseas duty was in Europe, primarily in Germany.

Eugene was preceded in death by his parents, Edward Reuben and Minnie (Linder) Granlund; brothers, Lester and Norman; and sister, JoAnn Soderholm.

He is survived by his sister, Aldythe Karrow of Valley, Nebraska; and brother, Roger Granlund of Alexandria; plus several nieces and nephews.

Eugene will be inurned May 3, 2014 in Kinkead Cemetery in Alexandria at a family graveside service.

Arrangements are with Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria;