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Marlys Myaer

September 15, 1941 — April 30, 2021

Marlys Myaer, 79, of Fergus Falls, died Friday, April 30, 2021, peacefully at her home.

Marlys was born in Fergus Falls, MN on September 15, 1941, to Glyndon and Irene (Knutson) Grinder.

In December 21, 1957, she married Douglas Rude, they had two children. Marlys married Allen Myaer June 8, 1963, the couple had one child.

She attended Fergus Falls Community College and worked at the State Hospital. She retired after 35-years at the Daily Journal. She was a waitress at Ten Mile Lake Steakhouse and numerous establishments in Fergus Falls.

Marlys was a member of the Zion-Sarpsborg Free Lutheran Church and helped in the kitchen and the Eagles. She enjoyed bowling, crossword puzzles, spending time with her grandkids, and her drives in the afternoons.

Preceding her in death were her parents; both of her husbands, Douglas Rude and L. Myaer, and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Marlys is survived by her children, Carey Rude, Tammey Shelton (Steve Leabo), and Sherri Marquard; grandchildren, Casey Rude, Aaron Rude, Trish (Brian) Thibodeau, Tiffany Shelton, and Lyndie Prior; step-grandchildren, Scott, Sarah, Travis, and Tiffany; great-grandchildren, Beau, Brooklynn, Bailee, Lillian, Marissa, Harley Jo, Hudson, Gabe, Roland, Amzie, Emilyn, Winston, Austin, Taylor, Alysyn, Raidyn, Serenity, Torryn, Malakhi, Ciara, Cheyenne, and Sinder; great-great-grandchild, Saphira; siblings, Mavis (Rodney) Eggum and Larry Grinder, and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Service: 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 7, 2021, at Zion-Sarpsborg Free Lutheran Church in Dalton, MN, with visitation one-hour prior to the service at the church.
Clergy: Reverend Mark Johnson
Interment: Hjerdahl Cemetery, Elbow Lake, MN at a later date

Arrangements are provided by the Olson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls.
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Friday, May 7, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Zion-Sarpsborg Free Lutheran Church

108 Central Avenue, Dalton, MN 56324

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