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SANDY NIEMANN-MORROW

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SANDY NIEMANN-MORROW

1938-2013

Sandy Jean Niemann-Morrow, 75, Frazee, died Sept. 30, 2013, at Essentia Health in Fargo, N.D.

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Sandy was born Feb. 7, 1938, in Frazee to Gordon and Hilda (Henn) Nunn. She was raised and educated in Frazee and is a 1956 graduate of Frazee High School. Following graduation, Sandy moved to Fargo where she worked in the office at Hart Motor Company. She returned to Frazee in 1957 and began working at the Becker County Welfare Office in Detroit Lakes.

Sandy was united in marriage to Marvin Niemann, Dec. 1, 1957, in Frazee. They made their home in Edgar, Wis., where Daggett Truck Lines had a relay station. In 1963, they purchased Krause Grocery Store in Frazee. In 1967, they purchased the Gambles Store building from Ed Ludtke and moved the grocery store into the bigger building in 1968. In 1978, they closed the grocery store and opened the Korner Kanteen, which they owned and operated until 1983, when they sold the business to Bruce Trieglaff.

From 1954 to 1980, Sandy gave the Frazee News over KDLM Radio at noon. This was a live program which, for many years, was aired from her studio in the basement of the grocery store.

Marv died in 1990. Sandy was united in marriage to Laddie Morrow, July 7, 1995, in Frazee. They made their home in Frazee until Laddie's death in 2007.

Survivors include a daughter, Shelby (Rick) Sonnenberg of Vergas; three grandchildren: Torey (Jenn) Sonnenberg, Tera (Wes) Kellogg, Tyson (Jess) Sonnenberg; six great-grandchildren: Hailey, Jase, Blake, and Dylan Sonnenberg, Dawson and Delaney Kellogg; stepdaughter, Teresa Melvey and family and stepson, Tim Morrow and family. In addition to her husbands, Marv and Laddie, she was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Herb; a step-daughter, Val Morrow; a niece, Diane Poss and a step-granddaughter, Lindsay Melvey.

Funeral services were held Friday, Oct. 4 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Frazee. Reverend William Aufdenkamp officiated. Interment was in Lakeside Cemetery. A prayer service was held the evening before the funeral at Furey Funeral Home in Frazee. Visitation continued one hour prior to the service at the church.

Furey Funeral Home served the family. Online condolences can be shared at www.fureyfh.com.

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