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Verna Ronningen Sandbek PDF Print
Written by Noah Lockamy   
Tuesday, 16 July 2013 16:09

Verna Ronningen Sandbek, age 99, of Blowing Rock, passed away Friday evening, July 5, 2013, at Blowing Rock Hospital.


Mrs. Sandbek was born April 19, 1914 in Binford, North Dakota, a daughter of the late Oscar and Hilda Meyer Ronningen. She was a homemaker and a member of Perry Hall Baptist Church in Perry Hall, Maryland.


Mrs. Sandbek is survived by two daughters, Sally Heil and husband Ray of Eustis, Florida, and Connie Guy and husband Walter of Tavares, Florida; two sons, Dean Sandbek and wife Joanne, and Dale Sandbek and wife Barbara, all of Fallston, Maryland, and one brother, Nordeen Ronningen and wife Nora of Fargo, North Dakota. She is also survived by nine grandchildren, twenty-two great-grandchildren, and two great great-grandchildren.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Sandbek; one brother, Ernie Ronningen, and one sister, Gladys Olsen.


Funeral services for Verna Ronningen Sandbek will be conducted Friday afternoon, July 12, 2013, at 2:00 o'clock, at Lassahn Funeral Home Chapel in Kingsville, Maryland. The body will lie in state, from 12:00 until 2:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Reverend Walter Guy. Burial will follow in Gardens of Faith Memorial Gardens.


The family will receive friends Friday afternoon, from 12:00 until 1:00 o'clock, at the funeral home, prior to the service.


Online condolences may be sent to the Sandbek family at


Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service and Lassahn Funeral Home, in Kingsville, Maryland, are in charge of the arrangements.

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