ANNA L. HANDELAND, Annandale

 

Anna L. Handeland, age 90, of Annandale died Saturday, May 2, 2015, at the Annandale Care Center.
Funeral services were held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 5, at Zion Lutheran Church in Annandale with Pastor Thomas Queck officiating. Burial was at 10:05 a.m. Wednesday, May 6, at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis. Visitation was from 4-7 p.m. Monday at Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Annandale, and one hour prior to the service, Tuesday, at the church. A prayer service was held 7:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral chapel.
Anna Laurinda Handeland was born August 4, 1924, in Lake City to Frederick and Marie (Schlichting) Lutjen. She graduated from Lake City High School with the Class of 1942.  She continued her education at Red Wing Teaching Training.  Anna taught grammar school for 2 years in a county school near Lake City then worked many years for Honeywell.  On July 7, 1951, she was united in marriage to LeRoy Joseph Handeland at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Lake City.  Anna was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, the Minneapolis Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 34, Busy Needles and the Maple Lake V.F.W. Auxiliary.  She volunteered at Pioneer Park and at the St. Cloud Historical Society. Anna enjoyed quilting, embroidery, playing cards and bringing her grandchildren on road trips.
She is survived by her children, Jacqueline of South Haven, Thomas (Sue) of Wood Lake, Karin (Marv) Howard of Annandale, Donald (Stacy) of South Haven, Carol (Fadi) Masarweh of San Leandro, CA, Arleen (Chuck) Schacht of Annandale and Marleen of St. Cloud; 15 grandchildren, Tyler, Brian, Danielle, Bryce, Garret, Jordan, Alyssa, Colton, Michael, Buck, Katie, Amanda, Jeffrey, Ben and Dylan; seven great-grandchildren, Collin, Cameron, Jack, Victoria, Logan, Landon and Kali. She is preceded in death by her parents, Frederick and Marie Lutjen; husband, LeRoy; brothers, Gernot and Emery Lutjen; sisters, Fern Ohlhaber, Bernice Lutjen and Lucille Waldera.
The pallbearers were Bryce Schacht, Tyler, Garret, Colton, Brian, Jordan and Michael Handeland.  Julie Starke providef the music for the service. Arrangements are entrusted with Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services of Annandale.
 
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