Published 12:00 am Sunday, May 10, 2009
Vondean Winona Gulbrandson, age 81, of Austin, died Thursday, May 7, 2009 at Field Crest Care Center in Hayfield.
Vondean was born May 23, 1927 in Wymore, Neb. to Walter and Ruby (Lytle) Lemon. She worked for a plastic manufacturer. Vondean was united in marriage to Ernest Anderson. He preceded her in death in 1968. On Oct. 12, 1991 she was united in marriage to James Gulbrandson in Carson City, Nev.
Survivors include her husband, James Gulbrandson, Austin; a son, Terry Anderson, Kansas City, Mo.; a daughter, Tonna (Dennis) Burdick, Kansas City; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; two stepsons, Terry (Kate) Gulbrandson, Waseca, Minn., Dean Gulbrandson, Rochester, Minn.; two stepdaughters, Kande Artigue, Rochester, Lynn Gastelum, Pleasanton, Calif; and a brother, Derold Lemon, Raytown, Mo..
In addition to her first husband, she is preceded in death by five brothers: Dean, Leon, Bob, Chuck and Jim; and one sister, Toniann (Jim’s first wife).
A funeral mass will be celebrated at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 12, 2009 at Queen of Angels Catholic Church with Father Dale Tupper officiating. There will be a 6:30 p.m. wake service on Monday at Mayer Funeral Home where friends may call from 4-7 p.m. and also from noon until the time of the service at the church on Tuesday. Interment will be in Park Lawn Cemetery in Kansas City, Mo.