Loretta Elgene Koller, 87, of Mondovi, passed away on Friday, April 5, 2019, into the arms of her Lord and Savior at The Homeplace, in Mondovi.
She was born on May 27, 1931, in Dunn County, to Alvin “Pat” and Jessie (DeLong) Snider. She grew up in the area and attended country school. She was united in marriage to James Koller on Aug. 9, 1948. They farmed in the Durand area and raised seven children; they later divorced. Loretta worked several jobs over the years, ending as a nurses aide at Dunn County Healthcare. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, in Mondovi. She loved to do ceramics and crochet. She will be deeply missed.
Loretta is survived by her six children, Sandy (Bob Davis) Winberg of Mondovi, Karen (Duane) Hugdahl of Arizona, Cindy (Roger Lokken) Schlosser of Eleva, Jeff Koller of Eau Claire, Mike (Pam Miller) Koller of Mondovi, Pam (Rod) Dregney of Mondovi; 15 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Lavern Snider of Mondovi and Jerry (Janice) Snider of Eau Claire; her son Larry’s special friend, Rita Borreson of Blair; special “sister,” Clara Kobs; many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her son, Larry Koller; parents, Pat and Jessie Snider.
Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, at Zion Lutheran Church, in Mondovi, with Pastor Scott Johnson officiating. Private burial will follow at a later date. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the church.
Kjentvet-Smith Funeral Home, Mondovi, is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be shared at www.kjentvet-smithfuneralhome.com.