Lucille VanVlaenderen, 89 of Geneseo, ND passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at Riverpointe Memory Care in Moorhead, MN. Funeral service will be Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Cross Lutheran Church with Rev. Joseph Crosswhite officiating. Burial will be at Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery, Lidgerwood. Visitation will be Monday, June 9, 2014 from 5-7 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. at the Frank Family Funeral Home, Lidgerwood, ND. There will also be visitation one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the church. Pallbearers are: Gordon Mikesh, Keith Mikesh, Ruben Medenwald, Rick Medenwald, Ed Fabien & LaMonte Mikesh. Special music by Curt Brownlee.
Lucille was born on February 14, 1925 at home on the farm, the daughter of Richard and Elsie (Roeder) Medenwald. She grew up on the farm North of Lidgerwood and attended country school. On August 25, 1949 she married Walter VanVlaenderen at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Lidgerwood. They lived on a farm Northwest of Lidgerwood until 1975, when they moved into Geneseo, ND. Lucille worked at the Geneseo Bar from 1980 until 1983.
She loved gardening, canning; especially pickles & baking her homemade bread.
Lucille is survived by her two sons; Jesse VanVlaenderen, Moorhead, MN & Edward & Gretchen (Lee) VanVlaenderen, Moorhead, MN, 4 grandchildren; Jordan, Megan, Alex & Max VanVlaenderen, 2 great granddaughters; Caidyn & Kyra, 4 sisters; Ethel Rotsinger, VanWert, OH, Viola Mikesh, Lidgerwood, ND, Bernice Differding, Breckenridge, MN and Lavine Stewart, Wahpeton, ND, and many nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Walter, 4 brothers; Elvin, Ruben, Orin & Richard Jr.
Online guestbook: www.frankfamilyfuneralhome.com
Frank Family Funeral Home, Lidgerwood, ND is in charge of the arrangements.