August 20, 1930 – January 8, 2015


Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Richmond, MN for Luverne C. Stang, age 84, who died Thursday at the St. Cloud Hospital. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

Relatives and friends may call from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Monday at the Wenner Funeral Home in Richmond. Visitation will continue from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning.

Luverne was born in St. Cloud, MN to Andrew and Bertha (Braun) Libbesmeier. She married Irvin A. Stang on Oct. 28, 1953 at St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud, MN. Luverne and Irvin farmed near St. Nicholas for 40+ years. She loved to sew, and read, and she enjoyed camping, fishing, playing cards, and being with her family. She was a member of Sts. Peter & Paul Parish and Christian Women.

Survivors include her husband, Irvin; children, Sharon (Ken) Schmitz, Mike (Eileen), Debbie (Jerry) Rudolph, Lynn Stommes – Burg (Jim), Barb (Mel) Mueller, Kevin (Marci), Lisa Dingmann, and Deanna (John) Klein; brothers, Marlyn (Esther), and Roger (Tootie) Libbesmeier; sister, Marion Hommerding; 26 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Eileen Dockendorf; son-in-law, Vern Stommes; grandson, Brad Stang; and great-grandson, Dylan Schmitz.