Deloris Rother, age 81, of Vermillion, died March 12, 2010, at United Hospital in St. Paul.
Deloris was born Sept. 30, 1928, in Farmington to Ludwig and Anna (Schiller) Wagner. Deloris was a graduate of Randolph High School, and married Le Roy Rother on June 23, 1948, in Cannon Falls.
Deloris was an avid Twins fan, and enjoyed needlepoint. She will be greatly missed.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Rita; and grandson, Mark.
Deloris is survived by her husband, Le Roy; children, Cathy (Ron) Kirchner, Steve (Rhonda) Rother, Judy Rother, Barbara (James) Field, Marlene (Terry) Serres, Pat Rother, and Peg (Kevin) Dobias; also 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; siblings, Dorothy (Bill) Sensibaugh, Gerald (Dolores) Wagner, Joe (Gerry) Wagner, Eugene (Carol) Wagner, Odelia (Art) Schramm, and Georgianna Knutson.
The funeral Mass, officiated by Rev. Stan Mader, will be held March 16 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Vermillion, with interment following in the parish cemetery. The pallbearers are Vince Rother, Joshua Serres, Marty Rother, Scott Kirchner, Shawn Kirchner, and Brian Field.
Arrangements are being handled by the Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home, Hastings, 651-437-9419, www.caturia-smidtfh.com.