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Rufina L. McCurdy

Rufina L. McCurdy, age 94, of Excelsior, and formerly of Lester Prairie, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2002, at the Excelsior Nursing Home.

Rufina Lampher was born March 29, 1908, in Bergen Township, McLeod County, the daughter of the late Henry and Ida (Birkholz) Lampher. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie.

She married Howard W. McCurdy June 18, 1930, at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie.

Rufina was preceded in death by her parents, husband Howard, son Dennis, and brothers Edwin, George, Clarence, and Milton Lampher.

Rufina is survived by sons, Wallace (Linda) McCurdy of Howard Lake, Dale (Shirley) McCurdy of Mound, and Oliver of Minneapolis; daughters, Mabel Brown of Coon Rapids, Jeanie (Robert) Cordt of Shakopee; nine grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.

She is further survived by her sisters Agnes Rolf of Hutchinson and Evelyn Fenske of Lester Prairie; many relatives and friends.

Services were Friday, May 17, 3 p.m., at the Huber Funeral Home in Mound. The Rev. Dennis Pool officiated the service.

Interment was at Union Cemetery, Mound.

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