AKKERMAN-INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – MORA, MN
Della M. Modrow (nee. Johnston), of Minneapolis, formerly of the Mora and Ogilvie areas, passed away on Friday, April 26, 2019 at Redeemer Health and Rehab in Minneapolis. She was 83 years old.
GRAVESIDE SERVICE will be Friday, May 3, at 2:00 pm. at Graceland Cemetery in Ogilvie, MN with Pastor Bob DeYoung officiating.
Della Marie Modrow, of Minneapolis, formerly of Mora and Ogilvie, passed away on Friday, April 26, 2019 at the Redeemer Health and Rehab Center in Minneapolis. She was 83 years old.
Della was born on October 22, 1935 in Ogilvie, Minnesota to parents and Herbert and Hazel (Rands) Johnston. She was united in marriage to Wayne Sundstrom and they were blessed with 2 children Berniece and Arthur. She later married Louis Cloutier and became a step-mother to his 3 daughters, Ruthie, Caroline, and Linda; before having their daughter Mary. She was married a final time to Vernon Modrow in her later years.
Despite having a hard life, Della was a very caring mother, grandmother, and friend. She loved to spoil her grandchildren and spent as much time with them as she could. She enjoyed watching television and listening to music. Her stubbornness helped her after suffering a mini stroke and to battle cancer. Della spent her final years in the loving care of her daughter Mary. She will be dearly missed.
Della is preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Wayne Sundstrom, Louis Cloutier, Vernon Modrow; and several siblings.
She is survived by her children, Berniece Schwartz, Arthur Sundstrom, and Mary Cloutier (Billy Gordon); step-daughters, Ruthie Cloutier, Caroline Cloutier, and Linda Cloutier; 13 grandchildren; many other relatives and friends.