Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
Pandora "Pam" Morford of Sauk Rapids died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010, at the St. Cloud Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was 85.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at Salem Lutheran Church in St. Cloud with Pastor Wayne Anderson officiating. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids, and one hour prior to the service Saturday at the church. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 8, at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls.
Pandora Eldora Morford was born July 7, 1925, in Stanton, N.D. to Gustav and Ida (Krecklau) Lang. She was united in marriage to Robert Morford in Baker, Mont. July 16, 1946.
Pam was a member of Salem Lutheran Church of St. Cloud, Kimball American Legion Auxiliary Post 261, and the District 6 POW.
Pam enjoyed fishing, camping, gardening, cards, games, cooking, needlepoint, dancing and spending time with family. She was a selfless woman, always there to help when someone needed a hand. Pam was very truthful, had a hard time keeping secrets and always let people know where they stood. Her face would light up when she saw her grandchildren and someone could not leave without getting a hug or a pinch. She was very proud of her 64-year marriage to her sweetheart. She was also proud of her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
Pam was preceded in death by her parents; brothers Herbert, Arthur and Arnold Lang; sisters Evelyn Pettis and Marge Stanley; and great-grandchildren Nicholas, Alex and Taylor.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years Robert; children Raymond (and Bonnie) of St. Cloud, Allen (and Jeanne) of Eden Prairie, Jerry (and Laurie) of Sedalia, Mo., Glen (and Vikki) of St. Cloud, Marlene (and Art) Dingmann of Annandale, Betty (and Brad) Moulton of St. Joseph, Janice (and Kevin) Gans of Sauk Rapids, and Richard (and Trisha) of St. Cloud; sisters Jean (and Ray) Brown of Wesslaco, Texas, and Mariann Maine of Valley City, N.D.; brother Leslie (and Nelda) Lang of Stanton, ND.; sister-in-law Dorothy Lang; 18 grandchildren Joel, Julie, Jerry, Scott, Jamie, Tina, Cris, Jameson, Phillip, Steven, Kimberly, Brian, Kevin, Brad, Stacy, Brett, Jerad and Ashley; 22 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Jerry, Scott, Jamie and Phillip Morford, Steven Dingmann, Kevin Mies, Brett Gans, and Jerad Morford. Cris Green and Kim Morford will provide the music for the service. Arrangements are entrusted to Dingmann Funeral Care.