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Henry J. Rushmeyer Sr.

Henry Joseph Rushmeyer Sr., resident of Brainerd, born March 10, 1939, passed away with his wife, Linda by his side on Jan. 31, 2013. Henry was survived by his wife of 38 years, Linda Lou (Hines) Rushmeyer; and their four children, Jodi Christenson, Henry J. (Bowie) Jr., Rodney Rushmeyer and Tiffany Deering; as well as seven children from a previous marriage, Mark Rushmeyer, Val Magnan, Joel Rushmeyer, Henry M. Rushmeyer, Kim Jensen, Troy Rushmeyer and Tonya Wgeishofski. Henry was also survived by numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Henry retired from the Brainerd DNR Trails and Waterways division in 2010 after 33 years of service, which he very much enjoyed. Henry also loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing with his children and grandchildren. Henry’s celebration of life will be held at the Merrifield Church of the Nazarene, Saturday, Feb. 9 at 11 a.m. with visitation beginning the hour before services at the church.

Nelson-Doran Funeral Home and Crematory, Brainerd, Minn.