Cornelia “Corky” Warkentien, 97, of Falcon Heights, died Dec. 3. Corky was a retired North St. Paul school teacher and author.

She was preceded in death by husbands, Earl Massoll and Willis Warkentien. She is survived by daughters, Shirley Spector and Tella (Van) Huntley; sons, Bruce (Cheryl) and Milt (Char Ulstad) Warkentien; seven grandchildren; seven greatgrandchildren; sister, Anna (Herb) Huseman; brothers, Robert (Sharon) and Victor (Okie) Braunschweig; and special friends, Jan Hanson and Kwabena.

A memorial service was held Dec. 8 at Holcomb-Henry-Boom- Purcell Funeral Home in Shoreview.

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