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Lori Wilson Dec. 27, 1961 - March 21, 2013

Lori Wilson Dec. 27, 1961 - March 21, 2013

Lori Wilson, 51 of Willmar died Thursday, March 21, 2013 at her home in Willmar surrounded by her family. A celebration of life and memorial service will be 11:00 am, Monday at Evangelical Free Church in Willmar with interment in Fairview Cemetery in Willmar. Visitation will be 4-8:00 pm, Sunday at Harvey Anderson Funeral Home and on Monday one hour prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

Lori Kay Wilson was born in St. Paul, MN on December 27, 1961, the daughter of Donald and Carolyn (Krueger) Tufte. She grew up in St. Paul and graduated from Johnson High School in 1979. Following graduation, she attended Bemidji State University where she earned her degree in social work. On August 20, 1983, Lori was united in marriage to John Wilson in St. Paul. In 1989, they moved to Willmar where Lori worked as a social worker at Rice Memorial Hospital for 16 years.

Lori was baptized in 1962 and confirmed her faith in 1973 at Messiah Lutheran Church in St. Paul. She attended Evangelical Free Church where she served as a Sunday School Teacher and was also active with MOPS , Childrens Ministry and Womens Ministry.

Lori will be remembered for her generous, kind, caring and sweet spirit who lived to serve others and was a devoted wife and loving mother.

Surviving are her husband, John; daughters, Jamie (and Jason) Cain of Plymouth and Heidi Wilson of Willmar; parents, Donald and Carolyn Tufte of Woodbury; sister, Shelley (and Jon) Wold of Rochester; and other relatives and friends.