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May 29, 1940 – Saturday, October 27, 2012

Service Information
Division of Indian Works, Minneapolis, MN
Thursday, November 1, 2012
10:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
Division of Indian Works, Minneapolis, MN
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
All Night Wake begins at 4 P.M

Dixie Lee Baragar, age 72, of Minneapolis journeyed to the Spirit World on Saturday, October 27, 2012.

She was born on May 29, 1940 in Red Lake the daughter of Richard Boswell and Waleya Lussier.

Dixie was formerly employed at FMC and Federal Cartridge.

She enjoyed playing bingo and her dogs.

Survived by husband: Andrew Mertz; children: Lana Smith, Roberta Brandel and Ricky Parkhurst; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; a sister: Inez Engen and by a brother: Richard Boswell; many other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by a daughters: Tammy Lynn Parkhurst and Deborah Lee Columbus, great granddaughter: Valarie, her parents, a sister: Shirley Rossbach and by a brothers: William and Orrin Boswell.

Funeral services for Dixie Lee Baragar will be held on Thursday, November 1st at 10:00 A.M. at Thursday Church of Blessed Kateri, 3045 Park Avenue S, in Minneapolis.
Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Minneapolis.

An all night wake will be held on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 beginning at 4:00 P.M. at the church.

Honorary Casket Bearers will be Dalene Running, Amy Parkhurst, Katy Dejesus, Roberta Brandel, Judy Ehgen, Lana Smith, Tammy Dejesus and Mamie Rossbach.

Casket Bearers will be Bill Wilkey, William Goodman, Shane Boswell, Wayne Boswell, Thomas Szmiot, Gage Reggwinti, Richard Boswell Jr. and Russell Columbus.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, Minnesota is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to www.chilsonfuneralhome.c

1 Guestbook Entry

  1. Jerry P. Niesen

    My sincere condolences to Dixie’s family. We worked together at K-P Manufacturing back in the early 1970’s.
    Eternal rest grant upon her. May she rest in peace forever in heaven.


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