Luverin James, 90
Luverin T. James a resident of Little Falls, passed away Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at St. Otto’s Care Center in Little Falls.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls, with the Rev. Dale Siers officiating. Burial was in the Oakland Cemetery in Little Falls.
Luverin was born Feb. 6, 1922, in Platte Township, Morrison County, to the late Nicholas and Cundegunda (Fuhrman) Hebler. She grew up and attended country school in Platte Township until the eighth grade. Luverin worked out as a housekeeper until she was united in marriage to Woodrow James Oct. 20, 1944, at the First Baptist Church in Little Falls. The couple farmed in Buh Township by Freedhem until retiring in 1974 to Little Falls. Luverin worked at Munsingwear in Little Falls for eight years as a seamstress. She also worked at the Pine Edge Inn as a housekeeper from 1977 to 1992. Some of her other jobs included clerk at Thrifty Drug and laundry staff at St. Gabriel’s Hospital. Luverin volunteered as a foster grandparent for 12 years and served on the Oakland Cemetery Board as sexton for 12 years. In her free time she enjoyed sewing, gardening, dancing, going to the casino and listening to good country western music.
Luverin is survived by her daughter, Loretta James of Bloomington; grandchildren, Michael (Misty) Peterson of Carlton, Dannielle (Matthew) Peterson-Long of Minneapolis and Jennifer James and fiancé Tom Banick of Royalton; great-grandchildren, Brittney James of Royalton, Mia Peterson of Carlton; and brother, Carmen (June) Hebler of Freedhem.
Luverin was preceded in death by husband, Woodrow James; son, Robert James; parents, Nicholas and Cundegunda Hebler; and two brothers and two sisters.
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