Lordean “Lorry” Agnes Sanderson , age 76 of Ruthton, passed away Monday, May 23, 2016 at Pipestone County Hospice House. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 27 at The Country Church in Ruthton. Visitation is 4:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday at the Tyler Area Funeral Home. Visitation will continue one hour prior to services at the church on Friday. Burial is in Ruthton City Cemetery. Online condolences may be placed at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. Stephens Funeral Service – Tyler Area Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Lordean “Lorry” Agnes Sanderson was born December 13, 1939 in Marshall, Minnesota to Walter and Evelyn (Ryan) Freese. She graduated from Central Catholic High School in Marshall in 1958. Lorry was united in marriage to Dean Sanderson on August 10, 1968 in Balaton. They made their home near Ruthton where they raised their family. Lorry enjoyed crafts, especially knitting and crocheting, baking, traveling, and spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She attended her children’s activities and sports, and enjoyed family get-togethers, especially for holidays.
Lorry is survived by her husband Dean of Ruthton; children: Doug (Vicky) of Eden Prairie, Tod (Becci) of Ruthton, Tom (Annie) of Marshall, Lisa (Tom) Hays of Parker, Colorado, and Tim (Lori) of Tyler; grandchildren: Travis Sanderson, Bryan Sanderson, Dane (Kayla) Sanderson, Whitney (Devan) Deutz, Cortney Sanderson, Logan Sanderson, Brooke Sanderson, Ethan Hays, Zachary Hays, and Gabrielle Hays; great-grandchildren: Sutten Ann Sanderson, Archer Michael Deutz, Rohry James Sanderson, Digz Walter Sanderson, Cruz John Sanderson, and Granger Thomas Deutz. She is preceded in death by her parents and infant great-grandson Cordell.