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Verna M. Sanderson

September 2, 1938 ~ August 2, 2019 (age 80)


Funeral services for Verna M. Sanderson, age 80 of Lake Mills, IA., will be held on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. at the Emmons Lutheran Church.  Pastor David Schafer will officiate.  Burial will be at the Lime Creek Cemetery, Emmons.  Visitation will be from 5 – 7:00 p.m., Tuesday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the services at the Church.  Online condolences are welcome at:

Verna died on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019 at the Muse-Norris Hospice, Mason City, Iowa

Verna Mae Sanderson was born on September 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 in 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 3 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.  7 grandchildren and 8 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.

The family would like to thank Muse-Norris Hospice for the loving care given to Verna along with these special care givers: Michelle Kingland, Bev Chodur, Bon Kozisek, Talia Schmidt, Jessica Severin and Art Zewart.

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August 6, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home
1415 Highway 13 North
Albert Lea, Minnesota 56007

Funeral Service
August 7, 2019

1:30 PM
Emmons Lutheran Church
490 Pearl Street
Emmons, Minnesota 56029

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