LaVerne (Kratzke) MULLEN

Age 84 of Grey Cloud Island Passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. Preceded in death by parents, and two brothers. Survived by her beloved husband of 57 ½ years, Richard; loving mother to Dawn (Kent) Summerfield, Lee, and Fay; loving grandmother to Douglas (Melissa) Summerfield, Janice (Jeremy) Duncan, and Daniel (Becky) Summerfield, and five great grandchildren; sisters, Joy Johnson, Faith (Charles) Anderson, and Aletha Haugen; brother in law, Robert (Jeanne) Mullen; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. LaVerne was a 1946 graduate from Waconia High School. She also graduated from the Minneapolis School of Art in 1950. She will be remembered for her passion for art, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends. Visitation 4-7 PM, Friday, March 15, 2013 at Kok Funeral Home, 1201 Portland Ave., St. Paul Park with visitation continuing from 9:30-10:30 AM on Saturday at church. Funeral Service 10:30 AM, Saturday, March 16, 2013 at Rose of Sharon Lutheran Church, 6875 Jamaica Ave. S., Cottage Grove. Interment at Fort Snelling at a later date. 651-459-2875


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Kok Funeral Home
1201 Portland Avenue St. Paul Park, MN 55071
(651) 459-2875

Published in Pioneer Press on Mar. 14, 2013