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Juliette Gunderson

Juliette C. Gunderson, 91, Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, April 7, 2009, in Oak Crossing, Detroit Lakes.

Juliette Clair Omundson was born October 24, 1917, in Maple Creek, Sask., Canada, to Stephen and Anne (Hoghoug) Omundson. While a child, she moved with her family to Detroit Lakes. She is a 1936 graduate of Detroit Lakes High School. Juliette was united in marriage with Magnus "Mox" Gunderson, May 8, 1943, in Detroit Lakes. She was a well known organist and, in addition to being the organist at First Lutheran Church, played for many social events in the Detroit Lakes area during a career that spanned 63 years. Mox died May 25, 1970.

Juliette enjoyed collecting chickens, playing cards, sing-alongs, quilting, and helping her son, Bill, with estate sales.

Survivors include her sons, David (Betty), Fargo, N.D., Mark, Michael (Gail), both of Detroit Lakes; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Carol Johnson, Detroit Lakes, Anne (Jack) Sauer, Lakeside, Mont.

In addition to her husband, Mox, she was pre-ceded in death by sons, Dan and Bill; brothers, David "Bud," Bert; sisters, Grace Knudsvig, Eleanor Thompson and Marcia Omundson.

Visitation is Monday, April 13, from 5-8 p.m. in the David-Donehower Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes, and at the church one hour prior to the service on Tuesday.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, April 14, at 2 p.m. in First Lutheran Church, with Reverend Wade Dutton officiating.

Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Detroit Lakes.

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