Marjorie Lerdahl, age 100 of Morris, Minnesota, formerly of Cyrus, MN, died peacefully on Thursday, September 17, 2020, at the Courage Cottage in Morris.

Visitation for Marjorie Lerdahl will be held Friday, September 25, 2020, from 12:00 p.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cyrus, MN.

Funeral services for Marjorie Lerdahl will be at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 25, 2020, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cyrus, MN.

Burial will be at St. Petri Cemetery in Cyrus, MN.

There will be a live stream of Margie’s service starting at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 25th.  To view the service on the Pedersen Funeral Home website, scroll to the bottom of  Margie’s  page and click the link.

While maintaining social distancing guidelines, Pedersen Funeral Home is now able to accommodate gatherings of up to 250 people. The use of face masks by attendees is required, Pedersen Funeral Home will continue taking the necessary steps to keep our facility clean. For those who prefer or require continued precautions, webcasting and/or livestreaming is available in most situations.

Marjorie Ethel Burnett, daughter of Zachriah and Dora (McClain) Burnett, was born December 25, 1919, in Adelphi, Iowa.  When Marjorie was five years old, her family made their home on a farm near Alberta, MN.  She was baptized at Federated Church in Morris and confirmed at St. Petri Lutheran Church in Cyrus.  Margie attended District 58 country school and graduated from Alberta High School in 1938.  She was united in marriage to Carsten Lerdahl October 23, 1944, in Horton Township.  Margie worked at the Morris Hospital and Stevens Community Hospital as a Licensed Practical Nurse.  She also worked as a dentist assistant in Morris.  Margie and Carsten made their home on a farm near Cyrus.  Carsten passed away on July 9, 1995. Margie continued to live on the farm until October 23, 2017, when she moved to Courage Cottage in Morris.

Marjorie was a member of St. Petri Church and Trinity Lutheran Church in Cyrus.  She was a member of Ladies Aide and taught Sunday School.  She enjoyed Gardening and needlepoint.

She is survived by two sons: Carsten “Skip” (Nita) Lerdahl of Clear Lake, MN, and Michael Lerdahl of Anchorage, AK; four grandchildren, Jennifer (Mike) Koenig, Christine (Tony) Cayco, Brian (Jessica) Lerdahl, and Mark (Jen) Lerdahl; and six great-grandchildren: Braden, Colton, John, Alex, Brinley, Clayton.

She was preceded in death by her husband: Carsten; her parents; sister: Mildred Larson; and brother: James Burnett.

Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris, MN, is in charge of the arrangements.


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