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Sanna K. Stefanski, 76

Jul 1, 2018

Sanna K. Stefanski

East Chain – Mass of Christian Burial for Sanna K. Stefanski, age 76, of East Chain, was held on Friday, June 29, 2018, at the Holy Family Catholic Church in East Chain. Burial followed the service in the Holy Family Catholic Cemetery in East Chain. Sanna passed away Monday morning, June 25, 2018, at the Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. The Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Fairmont assisted the family with arrangements.

Sanna Kae (Knudson) Stefanski was born on July 22, 1941, in Slayton, the daughter of Ole and Mildred (Quaintance) Knudson. She graduated from Albert Lea High School. Sanna attended DeLyles Beauty School in Fairmont and worked as a hairdresser in Austin and Blue Earth.

On April 8, 1961, Sanna was united in marriage to Louis Stefanski at Holy Family Catholic Church in East Chain. Together the couple made their home on a farm near East Chain where they farmed for many years and were blessed with two children, Luke and Sara.

Sanna was a devoted member of the Holy Family Catholic Church in East Chain where she was a member of the WCCW. In her spare time, she enjoyed working in their garden, canning and embroidering dish towels.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Louis Stefanski, of East Chain; children, Luke (Melinda) Stefanski, of Hastings, and Sara (Eric) Bryson, of Omaha, Nebraska; grandchildren, Joseph and Emily Stefanski; two sisters, Nancy Kraft, of Gypsum, Colorado and Gwen (Ron) Herem, of Eagan; brother-in-law, LeRoy Stefanski, of East Chain, as well as many other extended family and friends.

Sanna was preceded in death by her parents; brother-in-law, Larry Kraft and sister-in-law, Eunice Stefanski.