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Published June 20, 2010, 10:07 AM

Tornado victim would have celebrated 79th birthday today

Almora, Minn. (WDAY TV) - A sad day for family of one of the three victims killed in the tornadoes.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Margie Shulke was killed instantly when a twister to through her modular home in Almora Thursday.

That's in southeastern Otter Tail County. Her husband, Norman, was taken to the Douglas County Hospital after being found by a chair in a ditch. Today would have Margie Shulke's 79th birthday.

That twister packed winds up to 175 miles per hour and damaged a path 1.3 miles wide and 36 miles long.