Ruth A. (Oberpriller) Paffel, 69, of Otsego, died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012, due to natural causes after lung surgery.
Mass of Christian Burial was Monday, Feb. 13 at the Church of St. Andrew in Elk River. Interment was at St. Andrew’s Parish Cemetery, Elk River. Memorials are preferred to St. Andrew’s School. Arrangements were made by Dare’s Funeral Home.
Mrs. Paffel is survived by Richard, her husband of 51 years; children, Teresa (Lee) Wahlroos, Diane (Brian) Bistodeau, Yvonne Paffel and Fr. Greg Paffel; grandchildren, Nathan and Gloria Wahlroos, Megan, Jesse and Brandon Bistodeau; sisters, Donna Jarvi and Julie (Jerry) Duncan; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her four brothers and a brother-in-law.