Vernette Stokke 95, of Newfolden, MN, passed away on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 10, 2020 at Greenleaf Senior Living, Thief River Falls, MN.

A visitation will take place from 3:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Friday, May 15, 2020 at Johnson Funeral Service in Thief River Falls, MN.  Per CDC guidelines, no more than 10 people will be allowed at a time.

A private Graveside Service will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at Oak Grove Cemetery in Newfolden, MN.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date.

Vernette is survived by Barbara (Dennis Berndgen) of Brainerd, MN, Sue (Dennis) Bendickson of Thief River Falls, MN, and Todd (Ann) Stokke of Winona, MN; grandchildren, Ryan Bendickson of Minneapolis, MN, David (Allee) Berndgen of Minneapolis, MN, Michael Berndgen of Brainerd, MN, Steven (Sara) Berndgen of Sibley, IA; great-granddaughter, Remi Berndgen; and many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey; grandson, Spencer Stokke; her parents; sister, Bernyce Grandstrand; brother-in-law, Alvin Grandstrand; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Hjalmer and Luella Stokke; brother-in-law, Percey (Vernice) Stokke; and sister-in-law, Gloria (Elmer) Anderson.


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