Vera Pilkenton, age 79

PilkentonVeraWEBVera Pilkenton, age 79
Cold Spring
February 5, 1934 – May 10, 2013

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Cold Spring, MN for Vera Pilkenton, age 79, who died Friday at the St. Cloud Hospital.  Burial will be in the St. Boniface Parish Cemetery.

Relatives and friends may call after 4:00 p.m., Monday, May 13th at the Wenner Funeral Home in Cold Spring.  Parish Prayers will be at 4:00 p.m. followed by a rosary with the St. Boniface Christian Women.  Visitation will continue from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m., Tuesday morning at the funeral home.

Vera was born in St. Joseph, MN to Bobbie and George Theisen.  She worked at Fingerhut for 29 years, retiring in 1996.  Vera enjoyed embroidery, puzzles, movies, and socializing with family and friends over a few beers.  She was a member of the St. Boniface Christian Women.

Survivors include her children, Jodie (Jack) Friebe, Michael Neis, and Carla (Tim) Phillips; special neighbor and friend, Danny Krey; siblings, Corrine (Ron) Buski, and Dolly (Curt) Wojciechowski; 4 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and brother, “Baby Dale”.

Special thanks to Dr. Christopher Wenner, the entire staff of the Assumption Nursing Home, and all of the people who cared for Vera and made her comfortable at the St. Cloud Hospital.

Arrangements are with the Wenner Funeral Home in Cold Spring, MN.