Corrine Mae Menking, formerly of rural Maynard, passed away January 10, 2020 in her home in Apple Valley surrounded by family and love at the age of 90.
Memorial services will be held on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 1:00 PM at the Anderson - TeBeest Funeral Home in Montevideo with Rev. Joel Guenningsman officiating.
Visitation will be held for one hour before the service at the funeral home.
Corrine Mae (Knudson) Menking was born May 25, 1929 in Montevideo, MN the daughter of Arthur Knudson Sr. and Pearl (Olson) Knudson. She was baptized and confirmed at Saron Lutheran Church. She married her high school sweetheart, Lloyd Menking on February 14, 1950. The couple made their home on a farm in rural Maynard where they raised their three children; Charles, Tamara and Tonya. They lived on their family farm for 61 years and moved to Willmar in 2012. Subsequently, in 2016, they moved to Apple Valley, Minnesota.
Corrine was a devoted wife, mother, homemaker and worked for many years at the Montevideo school. Throughout their seven decades of marriage, Corrine and Lloyd could often be found at one of the numerous lakes in Minnesota – fishing, playing card games and water skiing & boating. After retirement, Corrine and Lloyd enjoyed many travels and spending time with family and friends.
Corrine is survived by her husband, Lloyd; son, Charles Menking of Mexico; daughter, Tamara (Steven) Beckius of Eagan, MN; daughter, Tonya (Randall) Larsen of Austin, TX; sister-in-law Geri (Ronald) Quast of Cheyenne, WY; grandchildren: Blake Menking, Mitchell (Becky) Haug, Lucas (Allie) Haug, Kameron Geiger, and Karley (Ryan) Townsend; and great-grandchild: Brooklyn Menking.
She was preceded in death by her parents Arthur & Pearl Knudson; brothers: Arthur Jr. and Richard Knudson; and in-laws Francis and Ardis Menking.
A special thank you to Allina Hospice and Augustana Apple Valley Villas for their outstanding care and support.
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