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Veronica T. Simon

Veronica T. Simon Sept. 19, 1920 - July 28, 2013

SLEEPY EYE - Veronica T. Simon, age 92, of Sleepy Eye, MN died on Sunday, July 28, 2013, at Gil-Mor Manor Nursing Home in Morgan, MN.

Visitation will be on Wednesday from 5 to 8 pm and will continue on Thursday from 10 until 11 am at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye. There will be a Christian Mothers Rosary at 5pm, and a Parish Prayer Service at 7:30pm, both Wednesday at the funeral home.

Service will be held at the St. Mary's Catholic Church, Sleepy Eye, on Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 11:00 am.

The clergy will be Father Mark Steffl.

Interment will be at the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, in Sleepy Eye, MN.

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye, MN.

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Veronica Theresia was born on September 19, 1920 in Stark Township, Brown County, MN the daughter of Frank & Clara (Bruckbauer) Fischer. She was baptized on Oct. 3, 1920 at St. Mary's Catholic Church. She was united in marriage to Willmer Simon on Oct. 5, 1943 at St. Mary's Catholic Church. The couple farmed in Sigel and Stark Townships and for ten years near Cosmos. In 1973 they returned to Sleepy Eye where Veronica worked for DelMonte for 20 years retiring in 1985. Willmer preceded her in death in 1993. As her health failed Veronica needed nursing care and had lived in various nursing homes, most recently Gil-Mor Manor since 2007. Veronica was a long time member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.

Survivors include her children, Karen Wunsch of Paynesville, Allan (Elaine) Simon of Willmar & Carla (Charles) Gruendemann of Morgan, eight grandchildren, Matt Wunsch, Charlie (Lisa) Wunsch, Tammy (Ray)Lambert, Angie (Darrin) Bonnema, Jeff Simon, Chris (Angie) Simon, Emily (Nate) Lee & Amanda Gruendemann, five great-grandchildren, siblings, Sylvester (Lavon) Fischer of Lafayette, Ben (Genny) Fischer of Sleepy Eye, Olivia (Howard) Binder of Gibbon & Rosemary (Hilary) Tauer of Windom, brother-in-law, Arthur (Loretta) Simon of New Ulm & sister-in-law, Marian Zollner of Fairfax. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Willmer, son-in-law, Marvin Wunsch, siblings & spouses, Edwin (Gertrude Heglar), Herbert (Irene), Louise (Eddie) Schmitz, Arthur (Lorraine) Wilbert (Theresa) and Emil in infancy, brother-in-law Albin Zollner and Wesley (Lucille) Simon.