Tina Poegel, 49

Tina PoegelTina Poegel, 49, of Bertha, passed away on July 26, 2013, at the Centra Care Health System in Long Prairie.  Funeral services for Tina will be held on Saturday, August 10, 2013, 11:00 a.m., at the American Lutheran Church in Long Prairie.  Friends may call at the Iten Funeral Home in Browerville on Friday, August 9, 2013, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m., and on the day of the funeral 1 hour prior to the funeral at the church.  Interment will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, rural Long Prairie.

Tina was born on April 1, 1964, in Ramsey, Minnesota, to Theodore & Darlene (Countrymen) Smieja.  On October 8, 2005, she married Richard Poegel.  For the last ten years Tina has worked at IWCO in Little Falls.  Tina enjoyed going camping, fishing, going to garage sales and auctions, cooking, flowers and Karaoke.

Tina is survived by her parents Theodore & Darlene of Belle Prairie; husband Rich of Bertha, children:  J.D. Kelso Jr., Darcie Kelso, Cody Kelso and Christopher Kelso; five grandchildren;  brother Steve Smieja; sisters:  Debbie (Mark) Gerwing of Little Falls and Terri (Steve) Woitolla of Harding.

Arrangements with Iten Funeral Home, Browerville.

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