Verna M. Mulvanny

Funeral services for Verna M. Mulvanny, age 77 of Long Lake, and formerly of Howard Lake, were Tuesday, Feb. 16, 1999 at Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Mound, Minn. with the Rev. Tom Evans officiating. Verna passed away Tuesday, Feb. 9, 1999, while on vacation in Hawaii, at the age of 77 years, 11 months and 26 days.

Verna was born Feb. 14, 1921 at Howard Lake, the daughter of William and Lydia Westphal Frank. She was baptized and confirmed at St. James Lutheran Church, graduating from Howard Lake High School. She attended business school in Minneapolis and worked in the Minneapolis area for several years.

On May 1, 1943, she was united in marriage to James Mulvanny. They made their home at Long Lake. She continued to work part-time after her marriage, later becoming active in the Tamarack Senior Center at Long Lake.

Verna is survived by her husband James; son, Michael; daughter, Marilyn; a brother, Melvin Frank, and a sister, Elaine Smith, both of Howard Lake; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Orville.

Nephews Larry Smith, Milan Frank and David Mages were the cross and torch bearers for the funeral service. Interment was at the Howard Lake Cemetery.

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