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Granite Falls Advocate Tribune - Granite Falls, MN
  • Obituary: Comfort H. Quesnell

  • Comfort Harriet Haaland Quesnell, 98, formerly of Clarkfield, passed away on Friday, July 12, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas from large cell endocrine carcinoma of the lung. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, July 20, at1:30 p.m. at the Clarkfield Lutheran Church, 1000 15th Avenue in Clarkfield, officiated by Pas...
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  •    Comfort Harriet Haaland Quesnell, 98, formerly of Clarkfield, passed away on Friday, July 12, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas from large cell endocrine carcinoma of the lung.
        Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, July 20, at
    1:30 p.m. at the Clarkfield Lutheran Church, 1000 15th Avenue in Clarkfield, officiated by Pastor Christopher Zuraff.  Burial will be at the Clarkfield Lutheran Cemetery, following the funeral.  Pallbearers will be Grant Quesnell, David Quesnell, Steven Saxer, Darrin Haaland, Nathaniel Brusven and Michael Brusven.
        Comfort was born at the farm home of her parents, Sarah Johanna (Lund) and Elmer O. Haaland on July 28, 1914, in Clarkfield. She was baptized, confirmed and married in the Norwegian Lutheran Church in Clarkfield. On September 23, 1939 she was married to Donald B. Quesnell. After moving to San Antonio, Texas in October of 1998 she joined Coker United Methodist Church as an associate member, but maintained membership in Clarkfield Lutheran Church. Comfort was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Quesnell; parents, Sarah and Elmer Haaland; three younger siblings, baby brother, Erling Luther, brother, Erling Sanley Haaland and sister, Mavis Sina (Haaland) Kramer; and many aunts and uncles.             Comfort is survived by her children, Donald Bruce Quesnell and wife, Gwen, Sharon Lutricia (Quesnell) Saxer and husband, Charles. She was especially proud of her three grandsons, Steven Paul Saxer (Karen), Grant Donald Quesnell (Veronica), and David Andrew Quesnell (Rebecca). Her three great-grandchildren brought special joy to her life, Maarken Alexander Saxer, Taya Nicole Saxer and Abigail Marie Quesnell. She always enjoyed hearing from her nieces and nephews, Earl Haaland, Daniel Haaland, Julie (Haaland)  Drummer-hausen, Christopher Kramer, Karsten Kramer, Kari (Kramer) Reimers and many great-nieces and nephews.
        In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Clarkfield Lutheran Church.
        You are invited to sign the Guestbook at www.porterloring.com.
        Arrangements are with Porter Loring Mortuary North, 2102 North Loop 1604 East, San Antonio, TX  78232 – (210) 495-8221.

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