Stella Mae Cunningham, age 84, of Brainerd, passed away at Bethany Good Samaritan Society. Stella was born on February 28, 2018 in Lake City, MN to Oscar & Charlotte (Powers) Sanford. She married the love of her life, Arthur Cunningham on November 4, 1950 in Newport, MN and together they raised three children: Alan, Richard and Sally.
Stella enjoyed collecting frogs. She had a pet rescue frog named Hilda, that would travel to Florida with her. She liked traveling, especially to Branson. She also loved gardening and her grandchildren.
Left to cherish her memory are her children: Alan (Marcy) Cunningham of Brainerd, Richard (Lesa) Cunningham of Colfax, WI and Sally (Leslie) Briggs of Galena, MO; 14 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren.
Stella is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Arthur; 6 siblings.
A funeral service for Stella will be held on Monday, August 13, 2018 at 11AM at Bethel Lutheran Church. Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 12, 2018 from 4-7PM at Halvorson Johnson Funeral Home – BRAINERD CHAPEL, and one hour prior to the service, Monday at the church. Interment will be at Bethel Lutheran Cemetery.
Caring for Stella & the Cunningham Family:
Halvorson Johnson Funeral Home
BRAINERD CHAPEL 218-829-3581