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Elden Edward Ouverson

February 3, 1935 — February 22, 2022

Elden Ouverson passed away Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at M Health Fairview Lakes in Wyoming at the age of 87.

Elden Edward Ouverson was born February 3, 1935 in Fortier Township, Canby, Minnesota.  He was the youngest of 14 children born to Ernest and Anna Marie (Jesme) Ouverson.  Elden was playing the accordion at the young age of five. He attended the District #55 country school until the 8th grade, when he was needed at home.  He lived at home with his parents until 1954. 

On March 8, 1954, he was united in marriage to Adrienne (Fier) at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Canby.  On March 11, 1954, Elden enlisted in the United States Army and left for Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.  Adrienne accompanied him after the first 8 weeks.  Their son Steve was born in Fort Carson, Colorado. Elden was discharged on March 9, 1956.  He worked for the Hennepin County Highway Department for 34 years.  When he retired on February 3, 1991 he and Adrienne built a home near Pine City and became members of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.

Elden loved fishing, hunting, traveling, keeping his lawn up and plowing snow.  In his early retirement years he enjoyed raising cattle.  He enjoyed spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren, many other family and friends.  Elden was a very kind and loving husband, father and grandfather.  He will be greatly missed.

Elden is survived by his loving wife of 67 years Adrienne; children: Steve (Bonita) Ouverson of Cambridge, Jeffery (Carmen) Ouverson of Maple Grove, Randal (Jennifer) Ouverson of Stacy, Robert (Trisha) Ouverson of Pine City; grandchildren: Kathy, Elden, Jennifer, Michael, Sarah, Amanda, Melissa, Molly, Kyle; great-grandchildren: Kaiden, Reagan, Rylan, and Annamarie; sisters: Mavis Garrett, Nina Benz.

He was preceded in death by his parents Ernest and Anna Marie Ouverson; daughters: Debra, Julie, and Katherine; granddaughter Kristina; four brothers and seven sisters.

Monsignor Aleksander Suchan will celebrate a Mass of Christian Burial for Elden: 12:00 PM; Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Pine City.  A time of visitation will be held from 5-8 PM on Monday (2/28/22) at the Swanson Funeral Chapel in Pine City with a rosary service at 7:30 PM and also one hour prior to the Mass at the church.  The interment with military honors will be at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, March 2nd. Meet at Assembly Area #6 at 10:15 AM

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to: Funeral and Cremation Service of Pine City, Swanson Chapel
FuneralAndCremationService.com

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Visitation

Monday, February 28, 2022

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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Rosary

Monday, February 28, 2022

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Visitation

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

555 8th St SW, Pine City, MN 55063

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Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church

555 8th St SW, Pine City, MN 55063

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