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Hazel Harbig, 93

Hazel Harbig, 93

Hazel was born on November 6, 1919, in McGregor, North Dakota, the daughter of Oscar and Mathilda (Anderson) Johnson. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith in McGregor, North Dakota. She attended country grade school through the 8th grade.

On June 6, 1935 Hazel was united in marriage to Melvin Harbig in Estevan, Saskatchewan, Canada. To this union four children were born. In 1942, the family moved from McGregor to Alexandria, where they farmed and raised their four children.

Hazel enjoyed crocheting, sewing, quilting, gardening, baking, canning and spending time with family and friends.

Hazel died on Saturday, August 31, 2013.

She is survived by her four children, Marion Vickerman of Alexandria, Marlene (Philip) Paulson of Alexandria, Dallas (Rachel) of Alexandria, Carol (Darryl) Erickson of Kensington; eight grandchildren, Rodney, Brenda, Randy, Theresa, Dallas, Allisa, Kalsey, Justin; 14 great-grandchildren, Andrea, Sammy, Cassie, Amber, Darren, Russell, Leah, Zack, Irvin, Joey, Zoey, Sabella, Kalista, Kaleb; and two great-great-grandchildren, Brady and Peyton.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin; parents, Oscar and Mathilda; two sisters, Hilma and Myrtle; brother, Oliver; and son-in-law, Donald Vickerman.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 6 at 11 a.m. at First Lutheran Church in Alexandria. Burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery.

Arrangements are with Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria;