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Annetta Lydia (Sperry) Wegter, 91

Annetta Lydia (Sperry) Wegter, age 91, of Shakopee, a former 25-year resident of the local area, died Monday, Oct. 3, 2011, at St. Gertrude’s Health and Rehabilitation Center in Shakopee.

A Celebration of Life service will take place Monday, Oct. 10 at 10 a.m. at Ballard-Sunder Funeral Home 833 S. Marschall Road, Shakopee. Interment will be at East Lawn Cemetery in Sheldon, IA.

Visitation was Sunday, Oct. 9 from 4 to 8 p.m., and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church.

Annetta was born Jan. 20, 1920, in Hull, IA, the daughter of William and Tillie (Wissink) Beyer.

She married Harold Elmer Sperry Aug. 18, 1937.

Annetta is survived by her children, Ellora (Keith) Kleven, Charlotte (Victor) Ellingson, Louetta Sperry, Charles (Nancy) Sperry, and Timothy (Glenette ) Sperry; 19 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; and many step-children and step-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Harold Sperry and Charles Wegter; a son, Curtis Wayne Sperry; a great-grandson, Nathan Bender; and other family members.

Arrangements are being handled by Ballard-Sunder Funeral Home, Shakopee Chapel; www.ballardsunderfuneral.com.