Ginny Braathen

TOLNA Virginia “Ginny” Braathen, 71, Tolna, died Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, in a Sisseton, S.D., hospital.

She was born Oct. 11, 1941, to Ingvald and Florence Olson, in New Rockford. She was once married to Gerald Affeldt. She married Terry Braathen on Dec. 19, 1980, in New Rockford.

Survivors: husband; daughters, Janie Steiner, Sisseton, and Tonya Close, Watertown, S.D.; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, LouAnn Carlson, Seattle, Marlys Peterson, Sacramento, Calif., Faye Kanzelman and Peggy Gudmundson, both New Rockford.

Funeral: Tuesday, 10:30 a.m., Sigdal Lutheran Church, rural Tolna.

Burial: Sigdal Lutheran Cemetery, rural Tolna.

Prayer service: Monday, 7 p.m., Evans Funeral Home, New Rockford.

Visitation: Monday, 1 to 7 p.m., in the funeral home.