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Fern K. Glessing, 91

Fern Kathryn Glessing, age 91, of Cokato, passed away Monday, Aug. 28, 2017.

A memorial service will take place Friday, Sept. 1 at 11 a.m. at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cokato, with visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will follow at Stockholm Lutheran Cemetery.

Arrangements are with Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Cokato; www.swansonpeterson.com.

Fern was born Aug. 20, 1926, in Cokato, to Arthur and Hilda Peterson.

She was united in marriage to Jack Glessing March 6, 1948, at Stockholm Lutheran Church. This union was blessed with three children: Kathryn, Scott, and Jackie.

Fern and Jack made their home and business in Cokato.

Fern was member of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed bowling, traveling, playing cards, and especially, spending time with her family.

She is survived by her children, Kathryn Glessing of Minneapolis, Scott (Gail) Glessing of Scottsdale, AZ, and Jackie (Rick) Twardy of Cokato; grandchildren Erin (Brad) Halonen, Ashley (Matt) Robertson, Cole (Jessi) Johnson, Skyler Glessing, and Ryann Twardy; great-grandchildren Brynn, Breck, Stella, and Hanna; along with other nieces, nephews, family, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack; a brother, Dale Peterson; and a sister, Shirley Peterson.

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