August 18, 1945 - November 5, 2015

 

Services celebrating the life of Wiletta "Willi" Stanlake, age 70 of St. Martin, will be 11:00 AM, Tuesday, November 10 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Albany. There will be a visitation from 4-8:00 PM Monday and again after 10:00 AM, Tuesday at the church in Albany. Arrangements are being made by the Miller-Carlin Funeral Homes in Albany.

Willi was born August 18, 1945 in California to Maurice and Elizabeth (Honstead) Lucas. She married Allen Stanlake on March 1, 1964 in Warren, MN. Willi worked in the Catalog Department of Sears for many years. She also held many jobs, at the St. Martin Bowling Alley, Taco John's and Subway. She retired in 2013. She has been an active member of the Cold Spring Home Pride Lions Club for many years as well as Our Saviors Lutheran Church. As a wife, mother and grandmother, she will be missed every day.

Willi is survived by her husband, Allen of St. Martin; her children, Margueritte (Gary) Johnson of Richmond; Quinton Stanlake of Willmar; Clayton (Annette) Stanlake of St. Cloud; Peyton (Jan) Stanlake of Parkers Prairie; Mederise "Reese" Stanlake of Solvang, CA; 10 grandchildren, 7 grandchildren and brothers, Jay (Judy) Lucas of Souix Falls, SD and Jerry (Terri) Lucas of Scotts Bluff, NE.

Willi is preceded in death by her parents and one granddaughter, Meghann Sand.

Family requests memorials be made to the Lions Leader Dog for the Blind program, in care of the Cold Spring Home Pride Lions.