Annette Strande, 38, of Fergus Falls, died Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at Synstelien Community Services Residence.
She was born October 5, 1981 in Fergus Falls to Arvid Strande and Judy Sackett. She was diagnosed with cerebral palsy in 1984. Annette went on to live in three different group homes. From 1987-88, she lived with Wayne and Diane Duenow, from 1989-95 with Steve and Deneise Synstelien, and from 1996 – present, in the Daryl and Linda Synstelien group home. She attended the Fergus Falls schools from 1987 to 1999. Annette enjoyed the social activities of music and art and interaction with the other students. She also enjoyed food, gentle neck and hand rubs and trips out into the community to places like the library or parks.
Annette is survived by her father, Arvid (Cheryl) Strande of Fergus Falls, her mother, Judy Sackett (Dennie Wilmoth) of Hana, WY; two brothers: Jon (Krista) Strande of Elk River and Jeff (Missy) Strande of Fergus Falls and aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her grandparents: Adolph and Ruby Strande and Eugene and Cora Somers.
Annette’s family would like to thank all of her caregivers for the love and care she received.
Visitation: One hour prior to the service.
Funeral Service: Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. at the Glende-Nilson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls.
Burial: Burau Cemetery in rural Foxhome, MN.
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