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July 7, 1935 – Thursday, August 11, 2011

Service Information
Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted
Sunday, August 14, 2011
4:00 P.M.

Visitation Information
Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted
Sunday, August 14, 2011
3:00 P.M.

Simon P. Sterner, age 76, of Winsted passed away on Thursday, August 11, 2011 at his residence.

He was born on July 7, 1935 in New Germany the son of Fred & Amelia Neumann Sterner.

Simon honorably served his Country in United States Army.

On September 9, 1961 Simon P. Sterner & Verdella T. Gueningsman were joined in holy marriage. Simon & Verdella sould have been married next month for fifty years. God blessed their marriage with six children.

In May of 1968, Simon & Verdella moved to the farm north of Winsted. Simon also formerly worked at Millerbernd’s and later engaged in dairy farming.

He enjoyed auctions, cutting wood, building pallets and farming. He enjoyed food, especially cake!

Survived by children: Lori Sterner & Simon Sterner Jr. both of Winsted, Anna (Dave) Reese of Cokato, James Sterner of Winsted, Kenneth (Patty) Sterner of Dassel and Steve Sterner of Winsted; eight grandchildren; five great grandchildren; brothers & a sister; other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by wife: Verdella; a daughter-in-law: Lisa Sterner; a granddaughter: Amanda; his parents and siblings.

A Memorial Service for Simon Sterner will be held at 4:00 P.M. Sunday, August 14th at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted. Chaplain Bob Haskin will officiate.

Special music will be provided by Beth & Tonja. “On the Wings of a Snow White Dove” & “What a friend We Have in Jesus” Congregational hymn will be “Amazing Grace”.

A time of gathering will be held on Sunday afternoon beginning at 3:00 P.M. at The Chilson Funeral Home.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted is serving the family.

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  1. Rebecca Dye

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and yours. God bless you all.


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