Veronica Triplett, age 85, of Danube, MN, died Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at the RenVilla Nursing Home in Renville. Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, October 17th at 10:30 at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Renville with Rev. Joe Steinbeisser as celebrant. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial was in Fairview Cemetery at Renville. Arrangements are with Dirks-Blem Funeral Service of Olivia.
Veronica Emma Triplett was born March 15, 1935 at Graceville, MN, to Jacob and Veronica (Cordie) Schmitz. She grew up at Dumont and attended St. Peter’s Catholic School there. After this Veronica helped on the family farm and also worked at the Graceville Hospital doing cooking and cleaning. Veronica married Earl Triplett on March 4, 1957. The family made their home in Danube and besides being a homemaker she did daycare for many years. She was a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Renville. Veronica enjoyed cooking and baking and is fondly remembered for whenever family was coming over she always made their favorite meal. She also enjoyed scrapbooking, decorating her home for the holidays, and spending time with her family.
Veronica is survived by her husband Earl Triplett of Danube; her five children: Dave (Bonnie) Triplett of Olivia, Patrick (Julie) Triplett of Danube, Bob (Michelle) Triplett of Shakopee, Tom (Becky) Triplett of Edwardsville, IL, and Sandy Lightfoot (and Will Sauter) of Glencoe; her eleven grandchildren: Brad (Jodi) Triplett, Michael (Mindy)Triplett, Steven (Courtney) Triplett, Lance Triplett, Tiffany (Victor) Arizmendi, Taylor Triplett, Jade Triplett, Alicia (Spencer) Janssen, Harrison (Lauren) Triplett, Brittany Lightfoot, and Cole (Catie) Lightfoot; her 16 great-grandchildren; Her sister Elizabeth Charleton of Waterloo, IA; her brothers: James Schmitz of Wheaton and David (Carol) Schmitz of Wheaton; and her sister-in-law Deloris Thompson of Wheaton. Veronica was preceded in death by her parents; 3 infant children; her siblings: Victor Schmitz, Valeria Ekness, Vivian Staupe, Donald Schmitz, Reinard Schmitz, Laura Mallery, Eugene Schmitz, Catherine Walters, Louise Schmitz, Vernon Schmitz, and Jacob Schmitz, Jr.
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