Zudora Belanger of Mora , died on Thursday, July 22, 2010 at the Villa Health Care Center. She was 96 years old.
PRAYER SERVICE will be held on Saturday, July 24, 2010 at the Akkerman-Ingebrand Funeral Home at 1:30 PM with Rita Clasmann presiding.
VISITATION will be held from 11 AM until 2 PM on Saturday, July 24, 2010 at the Akkerman-Ingebrand Chapel.
INURNMENT will take place on at Oakwood Cemetery of Mora at a later time.
Zudora Belanger was born on February 6, 1914 to John and Lena (Fost) Draper in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She grew up in Minneapolis, often referring to the Seven Corners area and happy times as a child. She attended school until the age of 17. She had four brothers and a sister.
She married Frank Fred Belanger on July 30, 1931 in Elk River. They had seven children. They moved to Zimmerman in 1952 and then to Mora in 1960, where they spent their remaining years.
Her happiest times were when family members would visit and she could see her grandchildren and prepare a large meal for all. She enjoyed crafts, her vegetable garden and her pickle patch. She will be truly missed.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers and sister; husband Frank; daughters Barbara and Marion (and husband Daniel Molloy); son Michael (wife Joan Larsen).
Zudora is survived by her daughter, Rosemary Belanger of Mora;
sons Lloyd (Georgene) Belanger of Zimmerman, Frank (Linda) Belanger of Ogilvie, Fred (Jo) Belanger of Snolomie, WA;
14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren
and 3 great-great-grandchildren