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Myrtle Breitholtz, age 86, of Albert Lea, formerly of Cokato, died Sunday, May 27, 2007 at the Good Samaritan nursing home in Albert Lea.

nts have been set for Myrtle Breitholtz, age 86, of Albert Lea, formerly of Cokato, who died Sunday, May 27, 2007 in Albert Lea. Lawrence, Elmer, Robert, and Paul.

Myrtle married Dennis Marvin August Breitholtz, who preceded her in death Aug. 13, 2000.

Myrtle had a lifelong interest in music. She taught herself to play the piano with the help of a correspondence course at the age of 12, and continued to play throughout her life. She loved to write poetry and letters to her children in the early mornings at her home in Cokato.

Myrtle and her husband, Dennis, loved to travel to visit their children and relatives in Sweden, and many times, Myrtle accompanied her husband on business trips to Europe.

Myrtle is survived by her daughters, Diane and husband Don, and Nancy and husband Rick; sons Tom and wife Alice, Denny and wife Catherine, and Tim and wife Kerstin; Carol Reinke, who she raised as her own daughter; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and her brother, Paul and his wife, Karen.

Funeral arrangements are pending with Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea.

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