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Stella Magnuson

Nov 20, 2015


Funeral services were held Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, at Anderson Funeral Home in Rugby for Stella Grace Magnuson, 87, who died Sunday, Nov. 15, at the Heart of America Care Center in Rugby.

Burial was in Silva Cemetery.

Stella was born Oct. 11, 1928 in Belcourt, a daughter of Nick & Ethel (Halliday) Miller. She was raised in her parents’ home. On Nov. 17, 1948, she married Carl Magnuson in Rolla. They lived in Silva, Towner and Rugby. She made her home in Rugby in 1985, and in 2011 she moved to the Heart of America Care Center.

She is survived by her children, Donald Magnuson; Carol Bjorra; Kenny Magnuson, Rugby; 10 grandchildren; several step-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband and her parents.

Rev. Don Barsness officiated.

Casketbearers were Tony Burgess, Frank Reis, Tim Petersen, Darin Otto, Howard Duck and Art Carlson. Honorary bearers were her grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by Anderson Funeral Home of Rugby. Online registry: funeralsbyanderson.com.

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