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Sylvia Irene Brooks

Sylvia Irene Brooks, age 89, of Cokato, died Friday, Oct. 27, 2006 at Mercy Hospital, Coon Rapids.

Sylvia was born Oct. 1, 1917 at Annandale to Steven and Mary (Rissanen) Lampi.

She lived in Brooklyn Center until moving to Cokato in 1997. She was a member of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, French Lake.

Sylvia is survived by special friend, Eldon Swanson of Cokato; two sons and their wives, Steve and Shirley Hill of Annandale, and Warren and Mary Hill of Carrollton, Texas; sisters Jennie Lampi, and Elizabeth Mattson, both of Annandale; five grandchildren, Chris, Ryan, David, Jeff, and Troy Hill; and six great-grandchildren, Braiden, Bryce, Tanner, Drake, Joshua, and Zachary Hill.

Her former husband, Ernest Hill, and six brothers, Helmer, Richard, Martin, Wayne, Enoch, and Rudolph Lampi, preceded her in death.

Funeral services were Monday, Oct. 30 at 11 a.m. at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, French Lake, with the Rev. Edward Groop officiating. The organist was Margaret Groop. Interment followed in Riverside Cemetery, French Lake.

Friends called from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29 at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel in Annandale. Visitation continued Monday for one hour prior to the services at the church.

Pallbearers were Troy, Jeff, and Chris Hill, David and Wesley Mattson, and Butch Marjapori.

Arrangements were handled by Dingmann Funeral Care of Annandale.

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