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Myrtle Pickar

1933 – 2021

Myrtle Elsie Pickar, age 88 of Sebeka and formerly of Brainerd, passed away in Sebeka at Providence Villa. Elsie was born on June 18, 1933 in Nisswa, to Robert and Myrtle (Curtis) King. She was a chef, and worked at various places including, LaGuyal’s, Harold’s Club and the hospital.

Left to cherish her memory are her children: Linnie (John) Crenshaw, Charles (Cathy) Pickar, Claude (Carmelene) Pickar, Clarence (Ruth) Pickar, Dennis (Cheryl) Pickar, Teresa Torgerson, and Jerry (Barb) Pickar; sister, Joyce Smith; 15 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren.

Elsie is preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Charles Pickar; second husband, Lloyd Pickar; and eight siblings.

A memorial service for Elsie will be held at Halvorson Taylor Life Events Center on Saturday, November 13, 2021, at 11 a.m. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Arrangements were entrusted to Halvorson-Taylor Funeral and Cremation Care. Online condolences may be left at


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