Age 86 Of Vadnais Heights Born in rural Beresford, SD on Nov. 11, 1926. Attended rural Dalesburg School and Beresford High School. Married at Fort Snelling June 20, 1946. Died peacefully on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at New Harmony Care Center. Preceded in death by daughter, Marci. Survived by husband of 66 years, Robert; and son, Lance (Bette Lou); 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren. Founding member of North St. Paul Baptist Church and led the children's church worship service for over 33 years. Also active member of the Gideons and Fort Snelling Chapel. Funeral Service at North Haven Church, 2240 15th Ave E., North St. Paul, MN 55109 at 11AM on Wednesday, December 12. Memorials preferred to Gideons International.