Muriel E. Sanders of Ogilvie, died Saturday December 12 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. She was 80 years old.
MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, December 17th at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Brunswick, MN.
VISITATION will be from 5:00-7:00 PM on Wednesday, December 16 at Akkerman-Ingebrand Funeral Home, plus one hour prior to the service on Thursday at the church.
Muriel Elizabeth Sanders was born August 9, 1929 at home in Fullerton, North Dakota to Bernard and Olga (Larson) Youngquist. She was the oldest of six children. As a child of ten years old the family moved to the Ogilvie area and settled into a farm in Brunswick, Minnesota. She attended Mora High School and graduated in 1947 as salutatorian.
She moved to Minneapolis and attended Lutheran Bible Institute where she earned a two year degree. Muriel met her soul mate, Irvin Sanders, and they married on April 3, 1954 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Brunswick. To this union two children were born. They lived in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota where they raised their family. Muriel retired from Target Corporation and the couple moved to Brunswick for the remainder of her retirement. Muriel and Irvin were happily married for 56 years.
Muriel was active in W.E.L.C.A. and very involved with Immanuel Lutheran Church activities. She also volunteered at various community organizations. Her hobbies included gardening, crocheting, quilting, and providing her family with many good meals. She loved traveling and camping with her family. She put God first in her life but also loved her husband, her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed family gatherings and holidays. She will be truly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Muriel is survived by her husband Irvin of Mora; son John of Mora; daughter Ann Sanders (Mark Hembre) of Maple Grove; grandchildren Michael and Stephanie Biondo; brothers Dan Youngquist of Lanesboro, MN, Robert (Donna) Youngquist of Mora; sisters Della Gunard of Roseville, Julia Frahm of Melborne. FL, and Martha (Bill) Gotfredson of Mora; plus many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A Memorial Service was held on Thursday, December 17 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Brunswick, MN. Rev. Lori Blake officiated. Music was provided by Deb. Menze and Misty Nelson. Inurnment will be at a later date at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery.