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Robert Norman Elliot
August 2, 1932 - November 6, 2023

Robert Norman Elliott, 91, of Outing, passed away on November 6, 2023. Burial will take place at a later date at the Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

Robert was born on August 2, 1932, to Arthur and Helen (Johnson) Elliott in Minneapolis. He married Arlowyn Stai on December 19, 1958. Robert served in the Navy after high school and went on to get his bachelor’s degree. He will be missed by all who knew him. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brenny Family Funeral Chapel, Pequot Lakes.
Ardys (Ardie) Yvonne Hjerpe
May 7, 1932 - October 29, 2023

Ardys (Ardie) Yvonne Hjerpe, 91, of Crosslake, Minnesota, passed away October 29, 2023, at Johanna Shores. She was a long-time resident of Saint Paul, and in later years, wintered at Waverly Gardens. Ardie is survived by her daughter, Cynthia; son, Bruce (JulieAnne); grandchildren, Josef (Chloe), Anna (Carl) Graefe; cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roger; brothers, Harlow, and Lewon; in-laws and cousins.

Memorial Service will be held at Central Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at 11:00 with visitation at 10:00, and lunch following the service. Internment will be at a later date at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

Ardie was born on May 7, 1932, in Granite Falls, and grew up on her parents’ family farm in rural Cottonwood. She graduated from Cottonwood High School in 1950. Ardie completed her nursing training in 1953 from Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. She married Roger Hjerpe in 1955, and they settled in St.  Paul, where they raised their family. Ardie worked as a Registered Nurse in various roles and medical settings, until she left her nursing career to retire in Crosslake. Ardie was a member of Crosslake Lutheran Church, active in golf league, and enjoyed playing duplicate bridge in Ideal.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the American Lung Association, Crosslake Lutheran Church, or Central Lutheran Church.
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