Obit: Minge, Arglye (1924-1981)

Contact: Kathleen E. Englebretson

Surnames: Minge, Anderson, Marg, Robinson, Nystrom, Preku, Lillemoen, Silseth

---Source: Marshfield News-herald (7 August 1981)

Minge, Argyle F. (15 August 1924 - 6 August 1981)

NEILLSVILLE -- Argyle F. Minge, 56, Route 1, clerk of the town of Grant, died Thursday at Neillsville Memorial Hospital following a lingering illness.

Services will be Sunday at Zion American Lutheran Church at Granton, the Rev. Maynard Stokka officiating. Burial will be in the Town of Grant Cemetery at Route 2, Granton. Friends may call at Gesche Funeral Home.

Mr. Minge was born August 15, 1924 in Fergus Falls, Minnesota to Edwin and Lena (Anderson) Minge and received his education there. He farmed in that area until entering the Armed Forces. He served in the Pacific area in 1945 and 1946, then returned to Fergus Falls where he operated a gasoline station until moving to California. He was employed as a mechanic at a Chevrolet garage there until 1973, when he came to Neillsville.

He worked as service manager for Svetlik Motors there for several years and later worked for the Donald Marg Construction Co. until retiring two years ago because of his health.

Mr. Minge was a member of Zion American Lutheran Church in Granton and Haugen-Richmond Post No. 73, American Legion in Neillsville.

He married the former Elaine Marg June 10, 1969 in Goleta, California and she survives.

Also surviving are six children, Mrs. Sonia Robinson of Key West, Florida, Dale Minge of Minneapolis, Janet Minge of the state of New York, Mrs. Eric (Shirley Jean) Anderson of Chicago, Michael Nystrom of Mobile, Alabama and Joel Nystrom of Moab, Utah; his mother in Fergus Falls; three sisters, Mrs. John (Eunice) Preku of Bishop, California, Mrs. Gary (Deloris) Lillemoen of West Untiy, Ohio and Mrs. Lloyd (Muriel) Silseth of Minneapolis; a brother, Ronald Minge of Fergus Falls; and four grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his father and one brother.



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