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Robert L. Ehrens, 74

Robert L. Ehrens, age 74, of rural Detroit Lakes, died Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012, at Sanford Health Palliative Care in Fargo.

Bob was born Feb. 26, 1938, in Wahpeton, ND, the son of Rudolph and Verneal (Eckhoff) Ehrens.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon Ehrens, of rural Detroit Lakes; two daughters, Kim (Gary) Larson of Delano, and Christy (Rob) Miller of Glyndon; six grandchildren, Jessica Miller, Matthew (Maggie) Larson, Jennifer Miller, Amanda (Erik) VanderLinden, Michael Larson, and Jodi Miller; and five great-grandchildren, Mason and Logan VanderLinden, Jalynn Miller, and Oliver and Wyatt Larson.

Bob is further survived by six sisters, Shirley (James) Score of Dwight, ND, Peggy (Chuck) Locke of Dallas, OR, Karen (Bert) Schroeder of Woodburn, OR., LaVonne Wegner of Bertha, MN, Eloise (Robert) Allen, Agnes (Gordon) Stahlberg, all of Woodburn, OR, and Pamela Dillard of Raleigh, NC; one brother, Leon (JoAnn) Ehrens of Woodburn, OR; one sister-in-law, Karen Underhill of Sauk Rapids, MN; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial services took place Saturday, March 3 at 11 a.m. at United Methodist Church in Detroit Lakes.

Visitation was Friday, March 2 from 6 to 8 p.m., with a 7:30 p.m. prayer service, at West-Kjos Funeral Home, Detroit Lakes.

Those wanting to share memories and condolences online may use the messages of sympathy section at www.westkjos.com.