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LaVerne H. Wieberdink Oct. 24, 1935 - May 23, 2009

WILLMAR -- LaVerne Henry Wieberdink, 73, of Willmar, formerly of Prinsburg, died Saturday at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar.

The service will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Willmar.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. Wednesday until the time of service at the funeral home.

He was born Oct. 24, 1935, to Leslie and Johanna (Swierenga) Wieberdink. He grew up in the Prinsburg area where he attended school. He entered the U.S. Navy in 1956 and received an honorable discharge in 1957. He returned to the Prinsburg area where he worked in road construction until retiring in 1999.

He is survived by his mother of Willmar; daughters: LaVonne (and Russell) Takaezu of Honolulu, Connie Weber of Paynesville, Wanda (and Paul) Friesen of Faribault, Bonnie (and Dennis) Thurston of Spicer and Kristine (and Levi) Shepherd of Syracuse, Utah; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; siblings: Melvin (and Sandy) Wieber of Evergreen, Colo., Merle (and Paulette) Wieberdink of Willmar, Larry Wieber of Minneapolis, Linda (and Dean) Hanson of Big Lake, Judy Lee of Willmar and Rosemary Cleary of Willmar.

He was preceded in death by his father.