LaVerne L. Durand, 83
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June 16, 1929 - Jan. 10, 2013
Memorial Services will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Sauk Rapids for Laverne L. Durand, age 83, who passed away Thursday at Legends at Heritage Place in Sartell. Burial will be at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery near Little Falls. Friends and family may call one hour prior to the services Tuesday at the funeral home in Sauk Rapids.
LaVerne was born June 16, 1929 near French Lake, MN to Oscar & Edith (Walberg) Forsberg. She married Roger Durand on Oct. 2, 1947 in Yuma, AZ. LaVerne lived most of her life in Minneapolis and was the credit manager at Jackson Graves Clothing in Minneapolis. She enjoyed making and painting crafts that she sold at gift shops. LaVerne also enjoyed fishing and spending time at the lake with her family.
Survivors include her husband, Roger of Sartell; sons and daughters, Michael (Jan) of Gold Creek Canyon, AZ, Cynthia (Ron) Irving of St. Cloud, Jody (Bruce) Brown of Mesa, AZ, Todd of Backus, and Timothy of Rockford; 16 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. LaVerne was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Robin DeRosier; and brother, Arnold Forsberg.
Obituary, guest book and video tribute available online: www.williamsdingmann.com
Published in the St. Cloud Times on Jan. 12, 2013