Mildred Vernlund

Oct. 27, 1911-June 10, 2013

CANBY – Services for Mildred Vernlund, 101, of Canby will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday at Birk Funeral Home in Canby, with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. Visitation will continue on Saturday one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in the Swedish Mission Covenant Cemetery, rural Astoria, S.D.

She died Monday, June 10, 2013, at her home.

She was born Oct. 27, 1911, in Hansonville Township, Lincoln County, to Otto and Mary (Hemish) Schwartz.

Survivors include her children, Lenus of Alexandria, JoAnn Colbert of Humble, Texas, Ruth Johnson of Canby, Steve of Canby and Allan of Belle Fourche, S.D.; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Erma Ochocki of Canby.