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Skoglund — 90 years old

June 16, 2013
Messenger News
GOWRIE — Leon “Rusty” Skoglund, Gowrie, will celebrate his 90th birthday with an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. June 23 at Zion Lutheran Church, 1003 Church St., in Gowrie.
Cards may be sent to him at 1007 County Road, Gowrie IA 50543.
His family includes Laurie and Nik Telleen, Gowrie; Anita and Scott Brayton, Easton, Md.; and Kenneth and Marilyn Skoglund, Farnhamville. He has four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Wife Marlys is deceased.
Skoglund was born June 21, 1923. He married Marlys Hedman in 1947, and the couple moved to Gowrie where they farmed and also owned the Canteen Cafe. He was also a food and health inspector for the Iowa Department of Appeals until his retirement.


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