FUNERAL NOTICE FOR CRISTY RAJDL
Cristy Rajdl, age 46 of Osakis passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at the Fairveiw Hospital in Minneapolis, MN. Funeral services will be Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 2:00 pm at Osakis Lutheran Church with interment at the Salem Church Cemetery in rural Osakis, MN. Visitation is from 4 - 8:30 pm on Monday at the Salem Lutheran Church in rural Osakis and also one hour before the service at Osakis Lutheran on Tuesday.
LIFE HISTORY FOR CRISTY RAJDL
A beautiful soul left this earth for her new heavenly home on Thursday, June 16, 2016 when Cristy Rajdl, age 46 of Osakis passed away at the Fairview Hospital in Minneapolis, MN surrounded by her family.
Cristy was born on July 21, 1969 in Richfield, MN to Carmen and Cynthia (Noetzelman) Sorenson. She graduated in 1987 from Osakis High School and on June 24, 1989, Cristy married her best friend and sweetheart, Steven Rajdl at the Salem Lutheran Church in rural Osakis, MN. Cristy was a lifelong member at Salem Lutheran and belonged to the Salem Women's Group and also helped teach Sunday School and Vacation Bible School classes. In addition to raising her three daughters, Cristy took classes at Alexandria Technical College for Commercial Art & Graphic Design. She then received her teaching degree in Elementary Education from Bemidji State University. Cristy was hired by Osakis Public School and then Holy Family School in Sauk Centre. Staying involved, she even worked in the summers as the Summer Rec Art Instructor at both schools. St. Mary's Parochial School in Alexandria was another school at which Cristy shared her talents and she was most recently employed by the Sauk Centre Public School as an elementary teacher.
Time spent with family and friends was what Cristy valued most. She loved to plan special events, spend summer evenings around the campfire or take in dances and music concerts. Anything that might create some special memories for her family brought her happiness. She was an extremely talented artist with a creative flair and loved to experiment with a variety of different art mediums. She could draw, paint and even enjoyed trying out new recipes when cooking or baking. She loved to be outdoors and always enjoyed animals, especially her dogs. When diagnosed with her illness, Cristy faced the future with optimism and relied on her strong faith to carry her through all of the appointments and treatments. She was a kind, energetic and loving wife, mother, sister and daughter who will be dearly missed by her family, relatives and many friends.
Left to mourn her passing is her husband of 26 years, Steve Rajdl of Osakis; her daughters, Hailey (Tyler Euerle) Rajdl of Starbuck, Rachelle (Travis Euerle) Rajdl and Jordyn (Bailey Marthaler) Rajdl of Osakis; parents, Carmen & Cindy Sorenson of Osakis; brother, Mike (Jodi) Sorenson of Osakis; many nieces and nephews, cousins and countless friends.
She is preceded in death by her grandparents.
Funeral services are Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 2:00 pm at Osakis Lutheran Church with Pastor Steve Hilde officiating. Musicians are the Salem Lutheran Church Choir and accompanist, Ione Johnson. Interment is at the Salem Church Cemetery in rural Osakis, MN. Honorary pallbearers are Teri Herzog, Tracy Cunningham, Jenny Sabre, Julie Bany and Linda Sorenson. Active bearers are Todd and Art Sorenson, Dave Herzog, George Tersteeg, Jeff Pynes, Joel Norenberg and Dale Euerle. Visitation is from 4 - 8:30 pm on Monday at the Salem Lutheran Church in rural Osakis and also one hour before the service at Osakis Lutheran on Tuesday.
June 20, 2016
4:00 PM to 8:30 PM
June 21, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
June 21, 2016