Funeral services for Cheryll âCheriâ L. Potter, age 72, of Alden, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at Redeemer Lutheran Church. Rev. Greg Ofsdahl will officiate. Interment will be at Alden Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. until the start of the service at the church on Sunday.
Cheri died Monday, November 21, 2016 at home after a long, courageous battle with cancer.
Cheryll Leona Potter was born on October 28, 1944 in Fairmont, Minnesota, the daughter of Harvey and Lorraine (Bruns) Iverson. She grew up in Storden, Minnesota and went to school at Storden High School and Union Hospital in New Ulm. On August 22, 1965, Cheri was united in marriage to Stuart Potter in Storden. She worked as a nurse at the Albert Lea West Clinic. Cheri went on to work at several insurance agencies including State Farm, Security Insurance, Americana Bank & Insurance, and Donna Nelson Insurance. She was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church and its choir, the Alden Legion Auxiliary, and the Red Hats. Cheri enjoyed reading books, Readerâs Theater, attending basketball and football games, and supporting youth projects. She also enjoyed camping, family get-togethers, watching TV, singing, and listening to music.
Cheri is survived by her husband, Stuart; daughter, Stephanie (Matthew) Hallman; son, Matthew (Amy) Potter; 7 grandchildren, Samuel (fiancÃ©, Hilary), Katherine, Elijah, & Jordan Hallman and Hannah, Isaac, & Sophia Potter; brothers, Steven (Diane) Iverson and Mark Iverson; many cousins, nieces, and nephews.
Cheri was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents.