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Ellouise Traut Dahlgren

Ellouise Traut Dahlgren

Ellouise Traut Dahlgren, 85, of Bemidji, MN died Tuesday, November 26, 2013 in Havenwood Care Center, Bemidji.

Memorial Services will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, December 2, 2013 at St. Philips Catholic Church with Fr. Don Braukmann officiating. Family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Inurnment will be in the spring in Holy Cross Cemetery, Bemidji.

Ellouise Lorraine Miller was born April 15, 1928 in Bemidji, MN to Arthur and Mildred (Evans) Miller. She grew up in Bemidji where she attended the Lab School. On November 24, 1947 she married Loren Traut and they lived on the Traut farm. Loren died in 1959 and Ellouise remained on the farm until 1974 when she married Robert Dahlgren. They moved to a home in town, where she lived until 2011. At this time she sold her home and moved to Wind Song and then to Tamarack Court until October of 2013, when she moved to Havenwood Care Center.

She is survived by her daughters, Diana Schmidt of Bemidji and Linda (Greg) Carlson of Bemidji; sons, John Traut of Grenora, ND, Jeffrey Traut of Eaton CO, Jim (Kristi) Traut of Belle Plain and Joel Traut of Eaton, CO; son-in-law, Roger Johnson of Bemidji; 9 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; brother, Don Miller of Bemidji and sister, Char Schwarzkopf of Lino Lakes, MN.

She was preceded in death by her spouses, Loren Traut and Robert Dahlgren; parents, Arthur & Mildred Miller; daughter, Mary Lou Johnson; brothers, Marvin Miller and Alfred Miller.

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