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Odean Julian NYHUS

Minnehaha - Colton Twp. Cemetery
Minnehaha County,
South Dakota

Odean Nyhus
Dell Rapids

Odean Nyhus died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2004, at Terrace Manor Nursing Home in Dell Rapids at the age of 85.

Odean Julian Nyhus was born April 6, 1919, on the family homestead northeast of Colton to parents Hans O. and Johanna (Carsrud) Nyhus. He grew up there and attended country school near there. After his education he continued to farm the family farm with his parents, then later with his sister, Caroline.

Odean was a member of the South Dakota Farm Bureau for many years. He also competed in the South Dakota and National Corn Husking Contest for many years.

Odean was a life long member of First Lutheran Church, Colton.

He is survived by several cousins and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Caroline on Dec. 14, 1992.

Services were held on Monday, Nov. 1, 2004, at First Lutheran Church, Colton, with Rev. Steve Martens officiating.

Casketbearers were Tom Skrovig, Jim Skrovig, John Van Lierre, Adrian Krogstad, Roger Reiff, Floyd Snoozy and Bill Kluter. Interment was at Minnehaha Cemetery, Colton, with Minnehaha Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Contributed on 8/31/10 by dellsfig68
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Record #: 72639

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Submitted: 8/31/10 • Approved: 8/31/10 • Last Updated: 8/14/15 • R72639-G0-S3

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