|4/2/2014 1:34:00 PM|
Laurie Jean Lund, 51, of Windom, died March 24, 2014, at Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington after battling ovarian cancer since April 2012.
Services were Friday at Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Windom with Rev. Paul Sajban officiating.
Special music was provided by Ruth Wohlfeil, organist; and Melissa Hurkman, vocalist.
Casket bearers were Mark Pender, Nathan Low, Brian Pender, Orin Johnson, Doug Kremmin, Trent Anderson, Jared Schmidt and Eric Johnson.
Interment was at Delafield Township Cemetery in rural Windom.
Laurie Jean Johnson was born Dec. 23, 1962, to Lynn and Kathryn (Vrchota) Johnson in Windom. She was baptized and later confirmed at Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Windom.
She received her education from Windom Area Schools, graduating from Windom Area High School in 1981. After high school, she attended Mankato State University.
In 1983, Laurie married Jeffrey Lund in Windom. Their marriage was blessed with four children before it was later dissolved.
Laurie worked as a paraprofessional at Red Rock Ridge Alternative Learning Center.
A member of Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Windom, Laurie sang in the choir, taught Vacation Bible School and Sunday School, and served as Sunday School superintendent and a Jesus Company leader.
She enjoyed singing, dancing, scrapbooking, sewing, crafts, spending time at the lake and, most of all, spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father, Lynn Orin Johnson; and a niece, Angela Lee Johnson.
Survivors include her four children: Sarah (Nate) Low and Maria Lund (Trent Anderson), all of Windom; Matthew (Kelsie) Lund of Mankato; and Abby Lund of Menomonie, Wis.; three grandchildren; her mother, Kathryn Johnson of Windom; and eight siblings: Randy (Charlotte) Johnson of Mokena, Ill.; Reid (Jodi) Johnson of Windom; Valerie (Mark) Pender of Andover; Kristine (Jim) Schmidt of Westbrook; Leif (Kathleen) Johnson of Mankato; Mark (Cindy) Johnson of Somerset, Wis.; Carolyn (Jeff) Schindler of Lakeville; and Amy (Kip) Dunkelberger of Chaska.