Vera Pfantz, 87, formerly of State Center, died early Wednesday, December 26, 2012.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 28, at St. John Lutheran Church north of State Center with Pastor David Klinge officiating. Burial will follow in the Hillside Cemetery at State Center. Visitation will be held one-hour prior to the services at the church. For condolences, please visit www.mitchellfh.com. Ph. 641-483-2900.
Vera was born on September 21, 1925, in Finlayson Township, Pine County, Minnesota, the daughter of Sigurd and Cecilia (Jacobsen) Mosbaek (later Mosbek). She graduated from the Sandstone (Minnesota) High School
On November 24, 1946, she was united in marriage to Kenneth Pfantz at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in State Center due to a fire destroying their family church (St. John). Following their marriage, they made their home on the family farm and raised their family.
Vera is survived by her children: Gary (Jan) Pfantz of State Center, Connie (Chris) Hand of Maxwell, Marcia (Mike) Landgraff of Chisago City, Minnesota, Tamara (Thomas Forsgren) Pfantz of Ames, Dalona (Mike) Fiscus of Radcliffe and Lance (Kristi) Pfantz of Des Moines, sixteen grandchildren and three great-granddaughters and her sister-in-law Eloise (Don) Severidt of Marshalltown.
Preceding her in death were her parents, four siblings and her husband Kenneth on September 30, 2011.