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Iona Brekke

August 3, 1922 — December 21, 2020

Iona Brekke, 98, of Fergus Falls, died Monday, December 21, 2020, at Lake Region Healthcare in Fergus Falls.

Iona was born August 3, 1923, to John and Sophie (Austin) Brekke.
She worked at the ASCS office with her friend Helen Stigen, retiring July 17, 1985.

Iona enjoyed long walks with her good friend, Helen. She loved country music and doing the “Lawn Chair Run” with Helen at WeFest many times. She also enjoyed spending time with family on Jewett lake or Prairie Lake. In her early years, she loved to travel with her nieces. Going out to eat and playing Dominos, were fun for her. Iona loved to spend time with her great-niece, McKenna Brekke and great-nephew, Klayton Brekke.

Preceding her in death were her parents; five siblings, Irving, Lloyd (Sal), Elda, Vernon and Donovan; a niece, Sheryl and good friend, Helen Stigen.

Iona is survived by her sister-in-law, Ferne Brekke; nieces and nephews, Yvonne Hughes of Monroe, WI, Darlene Suchorski of Waukesha, WI, Dale of Lakeville, Dianne, Doug, and Dean of Fergus Falls, Dan (Gail Laugen) of Fergus Falls, great niece, Alicia Stuvland of Fargo and numerous other family and friends.

Service: 12:00 p.m., Monday, December 28, 2020, at the Olson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls. The service will also be Live-streamed. Please refer back to the funeral home website and Iona’s Tribute wall for a link to the Live-stream.

Clergy: Reverend Christopher Eldredge

Interment: Knollwood Memorial Gardens, Fergus Falls, MN

Arrangements are provided by the Olson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls.
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