Laraine K. Forsell, 80
Sept. 3, 1941 – Nov. 25, 2021
Laraine K. Forsell, 80, loving wife and mother of five children, died Nov. 25 at St. Cloud Hospital after a brave battle with cancer.
Visitation was held Dec. 3 at Hope Covenant Church, St. Cloud. There was a private ceremony for the family immediately following the visitation. The Rev. Brian Zahasky officiated and burial will be at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in St. Cloud.
Survivors include the following: sisters, Patty Norrell, Jeannie Viburg and Evelyn Tuomala; husband John; five children: Laurie Blackmore, Linda Blackmore, LeAnn (Kelvin) Howieson, James (Brenda) Blackmore and Jeremy (Erin) Forsell; stepson, Jon (Cindy) Forsell; stepdaughter, Jackie Forsell; six grandchildren: Allison Blackmore, Aaron (Nicole) Blackmore, Matthew Blackmore, Joseph (Ashtin) Blackmore, Mitchell (Kylee) Howieson, Joshua Howieson, Michaela Forsell and Zach Forsell, and four great-grandchildren, Morgan, Thomas, Logan, and Lennon Laraine.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the CentraCare-Coborn Cancer Center in St. Cloud.
A full obituary will be printed in the Dec. 10 edition of the St. Joseph Newsleader.