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Bertha Laleman

Bertha Mary Laleman was born January 17, 1926 to Remi and Leontiene (Dobbelaere) DeWulf on the family farm near Ghent, in Grandview Township, Lyon County. She was baptized and confirmed in the Catholic faith and attended country school. As a young woman she worked at the egg plant in Marshall and helped out around the farm. On January 18, 1949 Bertha married Joseph Laleman in Ghent and they made their home on a farm near Minneota, MN. She worked alongside her husband on the farm and enjoyed playing cards, visiting with family and friends and holiday entertaining of family. In 1990 they moved into Minneota and then in the fall of 2012 she became a resident of the Boulder Estates in Marshall. In March of 2013 Bertha became a resident of the Minneota Manor, where she died, Thursday, October 15, 2015 at the age of 89. Bertha is survived by her son, Vincent J. (Donna) Laleman of Minneota; three grandchildren, Eric (Billie) Laleman of Lynd, Sara (Chad) Rogge of Marshall, and Paul (Bridget) Laleman of Brookings, SD; nine great grandchildren, Alex, Tera, Alexus, Brynn, Aspen, Natalie, Aubrey, Hadley and Romin; nieces, nephews and friends. Her husband, Joseph, her parents, one great granddaughter, Chloe M. Ormberg and one sister, Louise Goossens preceded her in death. Blessed be her memory.

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You have my Sympathy and Prayers. She was a great lady and love to laugh. Good memeories.

Virginia Hochstatter Oct 21 2015 8:55 PM

Our sympathy to all family/relatives, and friends of Bertha. She will be missed by many, but we rejoice that she is now with others, who will rejoice in being with her again. It is a celebration of a "life-lived"!!

Bob/Joey Van Hee Oct 16 2015 12:17 PM