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Alma G. Howes

Alma G. Howes, 90, Edmore, died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2005, in Mercy Hospital, Devils Lake, N.D.

Alma G. Fossum was born Feb. 28, 1914, in Lawton, N.D., where she grew up and graduated from high school. On June 29, 1939, she married Russell Howes in Devils Lake. They farmed near Edmore. In 1956, they moved into Edmore. Her husband died in 1985. She entered Edmore Rest Home in 2003.

She is survived by two sons, LeRoy (Betty), Edmore, Dennis (Kathie), Fordville, N.D.; two daughters, Elanda Lou (Clark) Sampson, Devils Lake, Marlene Craik, Detroit Lakes, Minn.; two sisters, Evelyn Peterson, Fargo, Martha Nelson, Minneapolis; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Visitation: Wednesday at 5 in Aaker Funeral Home, Lakota, N.D., and Thursday from noon to 1 in Concordia Lutheran Church, Edmore.

Funeral: Thursday at 1 in the church.

Burial: Sobak Cemetery near Edmore.