Amber Marie Elberling, 29

ElberlingAmberWEBAmber M. Elberling, age 29, of Long Prairie, died unexpectedly on March 21, 2013 at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud, Minnesota.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 25 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Albany with Pastor Bradley Pearson officiating. Interment will be in Our Savior’s Cemetery in Albany.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the services on Monday at the church in Albany.

Amber Marie Elberling was born January 14, 1984 in St. Cloud, MN. She spent the first two years of her life in the hospital and then lived with her parents mainly in Grey Eagle, MN. She attended Little Falls School. After school, her family moved to Long Prairie and Amber went to work at the Todd County Developmental Achievement Center. In 2011, Amber moved out of her parents’ home and lived at Meridian House in Long Prairie, MN. She loved swimming, 4-wheeling, singing, playing with her nieces and spending time with her special friend, Pat Schultz. Amber loved to make people laugh and was always smiling and happy.

Amber is survived by her parents, Bernie and Lonne Roering of Long Prairie; siblings, Dustin Elberling of Sauk Centre, Megan Roering of Alexandria, Stacy Roering of Sauk Rapids and their significant others; nieces, Taylor and Hailey Roering; grandparents, Clarence and Judy Fischer of Albany and Rosie Roering of St. Cloud; great-grandfather, Vernon Sohr of Richmond; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Amber was preceded in death by her grandfather, Ralph Roering; and great-grandmother, Pearl Sohr in 2000.

Serving as casket bearers will be Matt Boundy, Dick Burton, Jim Groetsch, Allen Roering, Bill Sohr and Larry Sohr.