Lucille Rathbun
Lucille Rathbun
Lucille Rathbun, 94, formerly of Spring Valley, died peacefully Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, at the Glenn Southwest in Minnetonka, Minn.

Cel was born on Aug. 10, 1918, and raised with five other sisters in Spring Valley on a dairy farm on the edge of town. She remained in Spring Valley after high school and went onto marry a wonderful man who grew up with five brothers on a farm down the road from Cel's family. They bought a house on Washington Avenue where she remained until March 2012. At that time, Cel moved closer to her family in the Twin Cities where she resided until her death.

She is survived by her sister, Patricia Goeman, many nieces and nephews who loved her very much, and many friends. Cel is preceded in death by her husband, Ross, and son Michael.

Funeral services for will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Spring Valley, with the Rev. Marreddy Pothireddy and the Rev. Steve Peterson officiating. Visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

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