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Amelia Pommerening, age 92, of Hampton, died Saturday, October 20, 2018 at her home.
Amelia Clara Pommerening was born on November 12, 1925, in Herreid, South Dakota. She grew up and went to school in that area. Following her schooling, Amelia answered an ad in the newspaper seeking workers on a farm raising flowers in Minnesota. It was while working this job that she met Melvin Pommerening of Long Prairie. The two were married in the late 1940’s. They lived in various locations around the Twin Cities including Long Prairie and Minneapolis. In 1960 they moved to Hampton and began farming. In addition to being a farm wife and homemaker, Amelia worked for Sheldahl, Hudson Sprayer in Hastings, Berquist, and Treasure island Casino. She was a member of the Church of St. Mathias in Hampton.
Survivors include her children Donald, Dennis (Marsha), Richard, Steve (April), Tim, and Tom; 14 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; brothers Benny, Tom, and Tony; as well as nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Melvin, and sons Michael and Patrick.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 from 5-7pm at the Lundberg Funeral Home, 5839 Hwy 19 Blvd. Cannon Falls, MN 55009. Mass of Christian burial will be on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at the Church of St. Mathias, 23315 Northfield Blvd, Hampton, MN 55031, at 11:00 am. There will also be at visitation at the Church one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in the St. Mathias Cemetery.