May 7, 1934 - August 3, 2023
Our dear mother, Verdilla (Penny) May Lord, born to Fred and Elsie Panning on May 7th, 1934, in Green Isle MN; died on August 3rd, 2023, in Edina, MN. She had a long, full life and will be greatly missed. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas James Lord, and siblings: Harriet Schulz, Shelvie Olson, Marlene Panning (infant), Norman Panning, Leroy Panning, and Hillard Panning.
She is survived by her son Michael James Lord, daughter Deborra Ann Jaggard, son-in-law Arthur M. Jaggard; grandchildren Sarah Elizabeth Gilbertson (Steve), Andrew Eliott Jaggard; great-grandchildren Sylvester Gilbertson, Arthur Jaggard IV, Elijah Jaggard, Solara Jaggard, Artemis Jaggard and Abel Jaggard. She is further survived by siblings Bernice Deike, Marlys Roepke, Darlene Steffer, Sharon Birkholz, Stanley Panning (MaryAnn), and sister-in-law Carol Panning.
You are welcome to attend the memorial service we are holding in her honor at Woodlake Lutheran Church (2120 W 76th Street, Richfield, MN 55423) on August 31st, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. (visitation at 1:00 p.m.).
Private interment Ft. Snelling National Cemetery.
Special thanks to the doctors, nurses and supporting staff at the Fairview Southdale Hospital E.R., Intensive Care, 7 th Floor and 8 th Floor Hospice Care who provided her with loving care during her final days.
Thursday, August 31, 2023
Visitation 1 hour prior
Woodlake Lutheran Church
2120 W 76th Street
Richfield, MN 55423
Fort Snelling National Cemetery
7601 34th Avenue