Myrtle Hamrum – Obit

Myrtle Hamrum, 96, passed away peacefully Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at her home in Alaska.

Funeral service for Myrtle will be held on Friday, June 12, 2020 at 7:00 PM at Johnson Funeral Service in Red Lake Falls, MN with Reverend Alan Arneson Officiating. Visitation will be held Friday evening starting at 5:00 PM at the funeral home following all of the Minnesota and CDC COVID-19 guidelines.

Graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 3:00 PM at Saron Lutheran Cemetery rural Erskine, MN with Reverend Alan Arneson officiating. Please feel free to bring a lawn chair and umbrella.

A Celebration of life will be held in Delta Junction, AK at a later date.

Myrtle was born on March 7, 1924 in Erskine, MN. She graduated from Erskine Public School in 1942 and attended two years of schooling at Bemidji State College for teaching.  She taught school for two years before she met and married Arthur Hamrum on June 29, 1946. After she was married, she moved to Brooks, MN with her husband and became a homemaker.

Myrtle is survived by her children Sue Heller-Bailey and Lowell (Margaret) Hamrum, her brother Omer Frette, grandchildren Wade (Annie) Heller, Chad (Christine) Heller, Angela Heller, Alexander Hamrum, Jessie Hamrum, Tyrell (Natalie) Hamrum, great-grandchildren Jessie Heller, Ashely Heller, Mason Heller, and Elise Hamrum and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents Osmund and Martha, husband Arthur, brother Theodore Frette, sister Hilda Kvaale, baby daughter and baby son, son-in-law Jim Bailey, and several brothers and sisters-in-law.

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