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Memorial Services were 11 a.m. on Aug. 12, 2017 at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Chapel in Sauk Rapids for Lawrence L. Abfalter, 79, of St. Cloud who passed away on Thursday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Sauk Rapids. Pastor Ryan Conrad officiated and interment was at Hilltop Mausoleum in Sauk Rapids. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids.
Lawrence Louis Abfalter was born on Feb. 5, 1938, in Foley to George and Caroline (Smith) Abfalter. He grew up in Foley and was married to Mary Jean Reinert on July 22, 1959, at Annunciation Catholic Church in Mayhew Lake. The couple lived their entire married life in Sauk Rapids. Lawrence worked at the Gold’n Plump Feed Mill for 50 years. He was a farmer and raised chickens and eggs. Lawrence was a member of Solid Rock Family Church. He enjoyed wrestling, softball, football and cheering on the Minnesota Twins and Vikings. Lawrence was a lover of anything John Deere. Taking care of his lawn, he was a perfectionist. He had a great sense of humor and liked to tease others. He will be remembered for his wit and being a dependable, reliable man who would do anything for others. Lawrence also enjoyed gardening, fishing, traveling and country music.
Survivors include his loving wife Mary of St. Cloud; sons and daughters, Randy (Rita) of Anoka, Curtis (Gina) of Williston, N.D, Daniel (Lori) of Big Lake, Jody (Tom) Pueringer of Cold Spring and Christa (Brian) Montag of Mayhew Lake; sisters and brothers, Donna Gaebel of Waite Park, Clarence of St. Cloud, John of St. Cloud, Richard of Sauk Rapids, Betty Lou Kruchten of Waite Park, Jerry of Coon Rapids, Ronald of Clear Lake, Bruce of the Spring Lake Park and Shelly Dircks of Foley; ten grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and sisters and brothers, Mary Roberts, Delores Borash, Dale and Lloyd.
A special thanks to Good Shepherd and to all the staff that took care of him over the last one and a half years
Obituary, guestbook and video tribute available online: www.williamsdingmann.com.
Lawrence L. Abfalter, 79
St. Cloud, MN
Feb. 5, 1938 - Aug. 10, 2017
Anthony "Tony" Q. Shriver, 22
Sauk Rapids, MN
June 15, 1995 - Aug. 5, 2017
A gathering of family and friends was from noon to 5 p.m. with a time of sharing at 3 p.m. Aug. 11, 2017, at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids for Anthony “Tony” Q. Shriver, age 22, who passed away unexpectedly Aug. 5.
Tony was born on June 15, 1995, in St. Cloud to Kevin Shriver and Roberta “Bobbi” Halverson. He graduated from Kelly Walsh High School in Casper, Wyo., in 2014. Tony worked as a metal fabricator for Midwest Expanded Metal in Waconia. He enjoyed snowboarding, skateboarding, longboarding with his dog Lexi, and working on his Subaru. He loved shoes and hats, taking pride in his appearance with perfectly coordinating outfits. Tony was a loving, courageous, witty, intelligent, genuine, loyal, free-spirited person.
Tony is survived by his loving girlfriend of five years, Shyanne Garcia of Casper, Wyo.; parents, Kevin Shriver of Waconia; Bobbi Shriver (Tom Salzer) of Sauk Rapids; sister, Chantell Shriver (Jon Hutton) of Savage; brothers, Tom McKinzie of Casper, Wyo. and Nicholas Skarphol of Sauk Rapids; and many friends. Tony was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Obituary and guestbook available online at: www.williamsdingmann.com.