Ruth Kersten, 103, died on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield.
Funeral services will be at St. John Lutheran Church on Saturday at 10:30 a.m., Burial will be at Northstar EUB Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14, at the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield. Visitation will continue on one hour before the service Saturday at the church.
Ruth Kersten was the daughter of Herman and Amanda (Lawrenz) Wendt born on June 28, 1909, in Lamberton.
She is survived by her daughters, Carlotta Lindeman, Jean Youngerberg both of Springfield, Angela Ames of Crookston, MN, Gail Moll of Morago, CA, and Julianne Jenkins of Las Vegas, NV; nine granddaughters; seven grandsons; many great-grandchildren; brother, Laurence Wendt of Lamberton; and sisters, Rosella Buddensiek of Mankato and Helen Fischer of Judson.