Letty Marie Vognsen, age 85, of Otsego, Minnesota and formerly of Marshalltown, Iowa passed away on Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 at her residence.
She was born on December 27, 1928 in Albert City, Iowa the daughter of Ray & Esther (Wenell) Gustafson.
On September 17, 1946 , Letty M. Gustafson and Lester P. Vognsen were joined in holy marriage at The Covenant Church in Albert City, Iowa. God blessed their marriage with four children.
Letty and Lester worked side by side for twenty-five years at their Coast-to-Coast Store in Marshalltown, Iowa.
She played and taught piano. Letty also was an accomplished organist. She formerly belonged to The Central Christian Church in Marshalltown, Iowa.
Letty enjoyed quilting and made a king size quilt for each of her grandchildren. Letty and Lester enjoyed traveling.
Survived by loving husband: Lester P. Vognsen; children: Sherlyn (Wayne) Valentin of San Antonio, Texas, Mark (Cynthia) Vognsen of Otsego, Monte Vognsen of Madison, Wisconsin and Julie (Jim) Dudash of Gainesville, Florida; seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren; a sister: Dorothy Franseen of Spencer, Iowa; other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by her parents: Ray & Esther Gustafson.
Funeral services for Letty Vognsen were held on Saturday, July 5th at 12 Noon at Lakewood Chapel in Minneapolis. Pastor Lindy Purdy officiated and entombment followed.
A visitation was held on Saturday, July 5th, prior to services at Lakewood Chapel in Minneapolis.
The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to www.thepetersonchapel.com