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May 10, 1924 - November 1, 2013

Lucille was born May 10, 1924 at Waterloo Ridge, Iowa to Leonard and Louise (Flaten) Gunderson. She attended area country school.   On March 6, 1941 she was united in marriage to Earl W. Ramlo.  Earl later died on November 17, 1981. In 1982 she travelled to Europe and while in Belgium visited the grave of her brother, James, who was killed in World War II.    On June 29, 2002 she married Erick Flaskerud in Calmar, Iowa and enjoyed their honeymoon in Branson, Missouri. She valued hard work, honesty, and had a strong work ethic. She was a member of the Mabel First Lutheran Church and was a skilled Lefse maker, seamstress, doll maker, and gardener.  She enjoyed canning, polka music, dancing, and playing cards. But most of all spending time with her daughters and grandchildren.

Lucille passed away November 1, 2013 at the Aase Haugen Home in Decorah, Iowa at the age of 89.

Lucille is survived by her husband Erick of Decorah; two daughters Lois Liudahl of Bloomington, Minnesota, and Joyce (Dale) Gross of Atlantic, Iowa; five grandchildren Scott ( Cindy) Liudahl of Fargo, North Dakota, Steven Liudahl of Bloomington, Minnesota, Scott (Toni) Gross of Bellevue, Nebraska, Tracey (Honce) Molthan, of Liberty, Missouri, and Jason Gross of Council Bluffs, Iowa; great grandchildren Jamie and Conner Liudahl, Andres, Santiago, and Stiven Gross, Josie and Spencer Molthan, and Arion and Zen Gross; and sister-in-law Veneda Brown of Santa Ana, California.  She was preceded in death by her husband Earl; her parents Leonard and Louise; a brother James.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, November 4, 2013 at the Mabel First Lutheran Church in Mabel with the Reverend Mary Waudby officiating.  Burial will be in the Mabel Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. Memorials are preferred to Winneshiek Medical Center Hospice, Aase Haugen Home, or charity of choice.

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