Minnie Stockstead, 99, of Sleepy Eye, died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at Sleepy Eye Care Center. Visitation will be at Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye on Thursday, Aug. 30, 1 to 2 p.m., with services following immediately at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Pastor Kevin Draper will officiate. Interment will be in Home Cemetery, Sleepy Eye. Arrangements are with Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. E-mail condolences may be sent to the family via www.sturmfh.com.
Minnie was born Aug. 25, 1913, near Hanska, the daughter of Peder and Tilda (Vaagen) Paulson. Minnie married Marvin Stockstead on Dec. 24, 1931, in Minneapolis. She was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sleepy Eye.
Minnie is survived by her daughters, Jean (Wallace) Brunswold of Walker and Molly (Donald) Lewis of Walker and Florida; grandchildren, Carla (Rick) Nelson, Kirk (Tammie) Brunswold, Sandra (Craig) Cheney and Lori (Steve) Quinlivan; great-grandchildren, Kip, Jenna, Jordan, Stephanie and Katie.
She was preceded in death by her parents; loving husband, Marvin; six sisters; and one brother. She was very special. We will miss her.