Myrtle Andeen, 94, of Breckenridge, MN, died May 17, 2007 at St. Francis Healthcare Campus, Breckenridge.
Her funeral will be Monday, May 21, 2007 at 1:30 PM at Breckenridge Lutheran Church, with Pastor Mark Manning officiating.
Visitation will be Sunday, May 20, 2007 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Joseph Vertin & Sons Funeral Home, Breckenridge. ¬†There will also be visitation one hour prior to the funeral at the church.
Interment will be Tuesday at Greenwood Cemetery, Warren, MN.
Myrtle is survived by: Her son and daughter-in-law: Lloyd and Judy Andeen, Breckenridge, MN, and their 4 children: Cindi (Mike) Abel, Greg (Patty) Andeen, Jeff (Cyndie) Andeen, Corey (Julie) Andeen; Her daughter: Lois Andeen, Breckenridge, MN; Her 9 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild; ¬†Her brother: Ronald Engen, Thief River Falls, MN; ¬†Her sister: Audrey Freshwater, Clovis, California
She was preceded in death by: Her husband: Kenneth H. Andeen; Her parents: William and Caroline Engen; Her 7 brothers and sisters
Myrtle was born October 4, 1912, in Warren, MN, the daughter of William P. and Caroline (Grund) Engen. ¬†She grew up near Warren and attended area schools in Marshall County, near Warren. ¬†On October 6, 1934, Myrtle was married to Kenneth H. Andeen in Marshall County. ¬†They made their home in rural Argyle, MN. ¬†In 1958, Myrtle attended nursing school in Thief River Falls, MN. ¬†She then worked as a nurse for 14 years at Emmaus Nursing Home in Warren. ¬†Kenneth died July 6, 1979, and Myrtle continued living in Warren until 1996, when she moved to Breckenridge to be close to her family.
Myrtle was a member of the Our Savior Lutheran Church and LCW in Warren, the American Legion Auxiliary, the Northwest Senior Federation, and was past president of the Warren Hospital Auxiliary. ¬†She enjoyed crocheting, reading, riding horses, and was a student of the Bible.
Pallbearers will be: Greg Andeen, Jeff Andeen, Corey Andeen, Jordan Andeen, Ryan Abel and Mike Abel ¬† ¬†