Martin Vaaler

Funeral services for Martin Vaaler, 87, of Elgin, will be Wednesday 10 a.m. MDT at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Elgin. Visitation will be Tuesday, beginning at 1 p.m., at Evanson-Jensen Funeral Home in Elgin. Burial will be at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery.

He died Saturday in an Elgin hospital.

Survivors: wife, Gloria; son, Kurt, Farmington Hills, MI; granddaughter, Nicole Vaaler, Milwaukee; and half-sister, Marcia Lee, Battle Lake, Minn.

Suggestions for memorials: Great Plains Lutheran High School 1200 Luther Lane NE Watertown, SD 57201 and Jacobson Memorial Hospital and Care Center Foundation PO Box 367 Elgin, ND 58533.

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