Beth Farniok, age 66, of Delano, died Wednesday, March 14, 2007 at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview in Minneapolis.
She was born Aug. 10, 1940 to Albert and Eleanor (Sawyer) Hammerlund in St. Louis Park.
Beth was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Eleanor Hammerlund; her brothers and sister-in-law, Robert and Betty Hammerlund and Kenneth Hammerlund; sister and brother-in-law Gloria and Phillip Cuturara; nephew Aaron Hammerlund; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Clem Farniok, Don Farniok, Elaine Farniok, and John Farniok
She is survived by her husband, Richard; sons Richard and Becky Farniok, Tom and Carol Farniok, Steve and Anne Farniok, and Brian and Sarah Farniok; Susan Farniok; grandchildren Abby, Ben, Lydia, Elise, Carl, Hale, Mariah, Allen, Nicholas, Alexis and Bryce; sister Pat and Herb Thompson; brothers George and Harriet Hammerlund, and Albert and Linn Hammerlund; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law Valeria Topel, Ambrose and Jean Farniok, James and Phyllis Farniok, Wally Farniok, Jean and Leander Meuleners, Eileen and Robert Merchant, Margaret and Marlow Abdner, Elaine Farniok, Carmen Farniok, and Elvera Gustafson.
Funeral services were Monday, March 19 at the Light of Christ Lutheran Church in Delano with the Rev. Lee Hallstrom officiating. Interment was in the Lewis Cemetery in Maple Plain
Visitation was Sunday, March 18 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano, and continued Monday for one hour prior to the funeral service at the church.
Arrangements were by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.