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Ordella Furland, 83

Oct 30, 2010

Ordella Furland

Blue Earth – Ordella Furland, age 83, of Blue Earth, died Oct. 24, 2010, at St. Mary’s Hospital, in Rochester.

Funeral Services were held Oct. 28, 2010, at Trinity Lutheran Church, in Blue Earth. The Rev. Dr. Mark Wilms officiated. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Blue Earth. Patton Funeral Home and Cremation Service was in charge of the arrangements.

Ordella was born Oct. 15, 1927, at Montrose, S.D., the daughter of Andrew and Serina (Soma) Eastvold. She was educated in Montrose and at Frost country schools. She was married to Earl T. Furland on Oct. 12, 1945, in Blue Earth. The couple farmed near Frost for many years while Ordella also worked seasonally at Green Giant and later with Telex. She later worked at the Blue Earth Chamber of Commerce and spent 20 years working at Walmart in Blue Earth as a greeter. Ordella was an active member of United Lutheran Church, in Frost, and later Trinity?Lutheran Church, in Blue Earth.

Ordella is survived by her son, Larry (Roberta) Furland, of Mankato; daughter, Lisa (Brett) Wirth, of Blue Earth; significant other, Arling Larson, of Emmons; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Earl, in 1985; two sisters; and four brothers.

Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com