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May 5, 1922 – Monday, September 28, 2009

Service Information
St John’s Lutheran Church, Buffalo
Thursday October 1, 2009

Visitation Information

Viola E. Dalbec, age 87 of Buffalo and formerly of Waverly passed away on Monday, September 28th, 2009 at The Park View Care Center.

She was born on May 5, 1922 in rural Howard Lake, Victor Township, Wright County the daughter of Nels & Anna Bakeberg Larson.

On September 28, 1940, Viola Larson & Leonard Dalbec were joined in holy marriage in Buffalo. God blessed their marriage with six children.
Viola passed away on her sixty ninth Wedding Anniversary.

She and Leonard farmed near Waverly in Marysville Township for many years.

Viola was a former member of St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake and currently belonged to St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Buffalo.
She loved playing cards and enjoyed dancing.

Survived by children, Ralph (Dee) Dalbec of Buffalo, Roger (Barb) Dalbec of Waconia, Judy (Ross) Florey of Maple Plain, Ronnie (Roxanne) Dalbec and Renee (Joe) Lepinski all of Buffalo and Cherie (Chris) Carpenter of Rosemount; eighteen grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren, two sisters-in-law: Sylvia Larson and Mildred Dalbec; many other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by husband, Leonard Joseph Dalbec in 1986, her parents, three brothers: Edwin, Walter and Reuben Larson and two sisters: Edna Muehler and twin sister: Violet Schleif.

Funeral services for Viola Dalbec will be held at 11 A.M. Thursday, October 1st at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Buffalo. Pastor Christian Bode will officiate and Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Waverly.

A Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, September 30th 4-8 PM.
Further visitation at the church on Thursday morning, October 1st one hour prior to services.

4 Guestbook Entries

  1. The Roskowiak's

    Judy and Ross,
    On behalf of our family I extend to you our deepest sympathy on the death of your mom. You are in our prayers.

  2. Marne Kolasa

    Dear Ralph and Dee,
    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mom,Ralph. Know that our sympathy goes out to you and your family at this time of sorrow. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Marne and Bob

  3. Lisa Fashant-Kasper

    Renee and family….
    So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing…Know that she is in a better place. Take joy in all the good memories you have of her…God Bless You…

  4. Peggy Landin and Tim Mangni

    Renee and Family,
    Find peace in knowing that you were there for your mom when she needed you. She was a luck woman to have such a loving daughter and family. I’ve been remaining updated on Viola’s health by Renee for the past couple years. She lived a good long life and was able to spend her 69th wedding anniversary with her husband in the hear after.


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