FRANKLIN - Delores Lund, 82, of Franklin, died peacefully with her family by her side on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012 at the Fairfax Community Home in Fairfax.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 25 at St. John Lutheran Church in Fairfax with Pastor Scott A. Muske officiating. Burial will be in the Fort Ridgely Cemetery in rural Fairfax.
Visitation will be 9:30-11 a.m. Thursday at the church. Minnesota Valley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. To leave an online condolence for her family or to sign the guestbook go to: www.mvfh.org.
Delores is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Roger and Paula Rieke of Billings. Mont., Kenneth and Diane Rieke of Redwood Falls, Duane and Julie Sander of Stacy, James and Laurie Sander of Bemidji, Sharla Sander and stepson, Loni Lund both of Franklin, Dennis and Lana Sander of St. James; 19 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; brother, Lloyd Schroeder of Fairfax; many nieces; and nephews; and her fianc, Merlin Landgraff of Franklin.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Floyd Rieke, Arnold Sander, Roger Lund; sons, John Sander, Rodney Sander; grandchild, Aarin Sander; and a sister-in-law, Carol Schroeder.
Delores Amelia Schroeder was born on Aug. 10, 1930 in Fairfax to Clarence and Irene (Rose) Schroeder. She enjoyed her flower gardens, birds, dancing, traveling, fishing, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She really enjoyed her visits to the coffee shop for conversations with friends. You could always find her on the couch with her puzzle books. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Fairfax and the Fairfax VFW Auxiliary and a former member of Central Lutheran Church.