Verna M. Sanderson
Verna M. Sanderson, 80, Lake Mills, passed away Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, at Muse-Norrise Hospice, Mason City. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Aug. 7, at 1:30 p.m. at Emmons Lutheran Church, Emmons, Minn. Pastor David Schafer will officiate. Burial will be at the Lime Creek Cemetery, Emmons.
Visitation will be held from 5–7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the services at the church.
Verna Mae Sanderson was born Sept. 2, 1938 in Albert Lea township, the daughter of Jonas and Augusta (Herman) Luecht. She attended and graduated from Albert Lea High School.
Verna was married to Duane Mostrom and later Burnell (Bud) Sanderson.
She worked for Fleetguard,n Lake Mills, from 1977 until her retirement in 2008. After her retirement, Verna was a member and volunteer at the Eagles Club and the Freeborn County Historical Society. She found great joy in spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She enjoyed her monthly coffee breaks with three loyal friends from Fleetguard, along with gardening, baking cookies. She loved crafts and collecting dolls and Disney toys. Verna enjoyed all the pets she had over the years.
Verna is survived by her children: Sheryl Hagar, Mark (Kathy) Mostrom, Brenda (Bruce) Bartness, Patty Jo Sanderson (Jeff Willert), Valerie Sanderson (Jim Barrett), and Butch Sanderson; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters: Leets Amundson and Ethel Lee Moen; nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by siblings: Katherine, LeRoy, Genada, Wilford, Frances and Wilma.