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Veronica E. Groebner

SLEEPY EYE — Veronica E. Groebner, age 99, of Sleepy Eye, died on February 2, 2020, at Divine Providence Community Home in Sleepy Eye.

Visitation will be on Wednesday from 4 to 7 pm and will continue on Thursday from 7:30 until 10 am at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye.

Funeral Service will be held at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Sleepy Eye, on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 10:30 am.

The clergy will be Msgr. John Richter.

Interment will be at the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Sleepy Eye.

Memorials are preferred to St. Mary’s School or Divine Providence Community Home.

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.

Veronica Elizabeth Groebner was born on December 16, 1920 on the family farm East of Sleepy Eye, the daughter of Anton & Amelia (Berg) Braulick. She married Valentine A. Groebner on October 14, 1940 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sleepy Eye. The couple lived farmed near Sleepy Eye their entire lives. Veronica was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church where she was a member of CCW and the Christian Mothers. She enjoyed gardening, baking and canning.

She is survived by her children, Verena (Bob) Nelson and Richard Groebner, all of Sleepy Eye, grandchildren, Bonnie (Tom) Guldan, Joey (Stacy) Nelson, Shari Pelzel, Shelly (Gary) Kosak, Kristi (Marv) Hose, Stacey (Jeff) Zarn, 13 great grandchildren, sisters, Agnes Gleisner and Delores (Dennis) Franta, all of New Ulm, brother, Roman (Phyllis) Braulick of Sleepy Eye and sisters-in-law, Lorraine Braulick and Adeline Braulick, both of Sleepy Eye. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Valentine, grandsons, David Nelson and Paul Groebner, sister, Florence (Lyle) Windschitl, brothers, Edwin Braulick, Harold (Margaret) Braulick, Alfred Braulick and brother-in-law, Robert Gleisner.

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