Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
Tresa Young, of South Haven, formerly of Kimball died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009, at the Lakeside Community Home of Dassel, where she was a resident for the past two weeks. She was 89. Mass of Christian Burial was held 10:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 2, at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Kimball, with Fr. Donald Wagner officiating. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery, Litchfield. Friends called from 3-7 p.m. Sunday, and 9-10 a.m. Monday, at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Kimball. A prayer service was held 6 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home. Tresa Irene Young was born on Oct. 9, 1919, in Meeker County to Timothy and Florence (Gilman) Miller. She married Leo P. Young April 18, 1936, in Darwin and he preceded her in death Oct. 8, 1998. She lived in Meeker County most of her life where they farmed and raised 10 children. Tresa worked at Travelers Inn and Nortronic in Golden Valley. She was a member of St. Anne's Catholic Church, Kimball. Tresa enjoyed baking bread, pies and donuts, playing cards, ice fishing and spending time with her family and friends. Tresa was preceded in death by her parents Timothy and Florence; husband Leo; sons David and Robert; brother Bud Miller; sisters Lorena Stiff and Grace Hartinger. She is survived by her children and their spouses Carol (and Raymond) Wagner of Dassel, Leo (and Patricia) of Coon Rapids, Douglas (and Leona) of Watkins, Dorothy (and Joseph) Wolter of Sartell, Mary (and Robert Vannurden) of Kimball, and Elizabeth Bryant of International Falls, Patricia (and Donald) Linz of Richmond, and Darrell of South Haven; brother Chuck of Sun City, Ariz.; sisters Ann Nelson of Phoenix, Ariz., Mae (and Al) Harrison of Denver, Colo.; 37 grandchildren; 95 great-grandchildren; and 7 great-great grandchildren. Pallbearers were Adam Holm, Jordan Dietz, Jamie Pfitzer, Jordan Young, Timothy Krouth and Jonathan Young. Honorary pallbearers were Catherine Krouth, Deneen Young, Irene Shoutz, Lisa Myers, Stacy Samuelson, Peggy Holm, Tresa Ringwelski, Dawn Pfitzer and Becky Darwin. Frosty Schiefelbein, was the organist, and the St. Anne Choir provided the music for the service. Arrangements were by Dingmann Funeral Care, Kimball.