Catherine Trangsrud – Belle Plain

Catherine Trangsrud, age 74 of Belle Plaine, passed away Tuesday, August 28, 2018.
Memorial service was at 11 a.m. Friday, August 31, 2018 at St. John Lutheran Church in Belle Plaine with Rev. Sarah Timian will officiating. Visitation was one hour prior to the service at the church Friday morning.
Interment will be at a later date in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in De Lamere, ND.
Catherine was born in Tracy, Minnesota October 13, 1943 to Richard and Camilla (Donohue) Stillings.  She married Dennis Trangsrud on November 19, 1960 in Guth-rie. Catherine and Dennis were longtime residents of Mounds View and in 1990 while living in Burnsville, Dennis passed away.
From 1992-2005 Catherine had dual homes, one in Tucson, Arizona and the other in Battle Lake. In 2005 Catherine moved to Belle Plaine.
Catherine was a homemaker, an administrative assistant and loved spending time with family. She loved volunteering at church, gardening and crafts, she was an avid reader and a passionate volunteer for SVABW. Catherine co-owned Jordan Junker and enjoyed being known as “Mama Junker”.
She is survived by her daughters, Laura (Al) Schmidt and Heidi Dye; grandchildren, Johan (Amanda) Schmidt, Kimberly (Andy) Schmidt, April (Matt) Wendorff, Justin Trangsrud, Josh (Ariel) Dye, Cody Dye, Tyler Dye, Brandon Trangsrud and Joseph (Katlynn) Trangsrud; great-grandchildren, Brianna, Hailey, Rylee, Leanna, Lily, Ethan and coming soon, baby Wendorff; siblings, Mary White, Don (Carol) Stillings; brother-in-law, Jerry Harvey and loving companion Peanut.
Catherine is preceded in death by husband, Dennis; sons, Jay and Mark; grandson Jayson, great-granddaughter, Natalie; parents, Richard and Camilla; sister, Barb Harvey; brother-in-law, Ron White.
Memorials are preferred to Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery of DeLamere, 8323 146th Ave. S.E., Milnor, North Dakota 58060.