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Grace Waasdorp

August 5, 1914 — October 31, 2009

Grace Waasdorp, 95, Fergus Falls , MN , formerly of Breckenridge , MN , died October 31, 2009 at the Broen Memorial Home, Fergus Falls , MN .

Her funeral will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 7, in the Light and Life Auditorium at the Broen Memorial Home, Fergus Falls . Officiating will be Chaplin Kenneth Austin.

There will be visitation on Friday, November 6, 2009 from 5 pm to 7 pm with a Prayer Service at 6:30 PM at Joseph Vertin & Sons Funeral Home, Breckenridge , MN . There will also be visitation one hour prior to the service at the chapel.

Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery , Breckenridge , MN .

Pallbearers will be Gary Kvidera, Roger Anderson, Alan Neuman, Jack Johnson, George Greenwood, Scott Norton, Ralph Smith, Terry Evavold, and John Eberhart.

Grace was born on August 5, 1914 near Everdell , MN to William and Amanda (Madson) Neuman. She attended school at Everdell and after completion of her education she worked for various families in the area. She later returned to the home farm to help with farming.

On October 15, 1933 Grace was united in marriage to Andrew Waasdorp. They lived on the Waasdorp farm and later moved to a farm north of Foxhome , MN . Andrew preceded her in death on November 13, 1982 and she continued living on the farm. In January of 2005 Grace moved to the Broen Memorial Home in Fergus Falls , MN .

Grace enjoyed mowing the yard, flower gardening, watching the birds, playing bingo and cards. She especially enjoyed the time spent with her family.

She is survived by her sons: Lawrence (Georgianna) Waasdorp and Virgil (BJ) Waasdorp, all of Fergus Falls , MN ; Her three granddaughters: Karla (Ralph Smith) Waasdorp, Jaclyn (Terry) Evavold, Jodi (John) Eberhart; Her five great-grandchildren: Trevor, Sophia, Morgan, Greta, Sydney ; Her two sisters-in-law: Ella Neuman and Alice Neuman, both of Breckenridge , MN ; Several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents: William and Amanda Neuman; Her husband: Andrew Waasdorp; Her grandson: Tom Waasdorp; Her brothers: Erwin and Adolph Neuman; Her sisters: Alice Rick, Agnes Kvidera, Edna Anderson, Marian Smith

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