DeeAnn L. Harvala, 49

Published 11:09 am Tuesday, October 22, 2013

DeeAnn L. Harvala, 49, of Waseca, Minn., passed away suddenly on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at her home.



Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at Grace Lutheran Church in Waseca. Private family interment will be held at Calvary Cemetery in Austin.

Memorial visitation will be held at the church from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday.

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Arrangements are being completed by the McRaith Funeral Home & Crematory of Waseca.

DeeAnn Lee, the daughter of Larry and Linda (Sawyer) Hansen, was born on July 17, 1964, in Austin, Minn. She attended Austin High School and graduated with the class of 1982. Following high school, DeeAnn began her longtime career at Clear Lake Press in Waseca. On June 11, 1994, she was united in marriage to Terry “Snuffy” Harvala at the Grace Lutheran Church in Waseca.

DeeAnn loved camping, going for walks, and most of all, spending time with her grandchildren Cameron and Noah.

She is survived by her husband, Terry Harvala of Waseca; her daughter, Cortney Kitzman (fiancé Jeremy Weller) of New Richland, Minn.; her grandsons, Cameron and Noah; her parents, Larry (Linda) Hansen of Austin; her sisters, Carie Hansen of Waseca; and Christine (Lindsay) Zaharris of Owatonna, Minn.; her mother-in-law, Shirley Harvala of Sebeka, Minn.; her brothers-in-law, Ty (Pattie) Harvala of Jamestown, N.D.; and Todd (Julie) Harvala of Gladstone, Miss.; her four nephews, Jesse Zaharris, Alex Mutch, Justin Harvala and Jake Harvala; and by other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents; her father-in-law; her two brothers-in-law; and by many aunts and uncles.

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