Minnie Vandervest, 95, dies

Minnie Vandervest, 95, formerly from Ely/Babbitt.
We lost our beloved mom, Minnie, age 95, known to her friends as Snappy and Corky, on March 7, 2017.
She was a woman of great strength, love, generosity and most of all humor. She is loved and missed by many.
She was preceded in death by husband, Earl (Curly). She is survived by her brother Sonny and her four children: Susan, Annie, Colleen (Craig), Merle (Sandy) five grandchildren, and four great grandchildren and special friend Karen.
A Celebration of Life will be on June 10, 2017 in Babbitt, Minnesota.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Health East Hospice St. Paul and the St. Paul Deaf Club.
Family arrangements have been entrusted to Kerntz Funeral Home.