Avis Savre, age 93 of Faribault, died on Monday, December 22, 2014 at Faribault Senior Living, Faribault.
Memorial services will be held at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Faribault, on January 2, 2015 at 11 a.m. with the Reverend Ashley Osborn officiating. Spring interment will be at Cyrus South Cemetery, Cyrus, Minnesota.
Memorial visitation will be at the church for one hour prior to the services on January 2, 2015.
Arrangements are being completed by the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault.
Avis, the daughter of Theodore R. and Alma (Solvie) Estensen was born on November 19, 1921 in Pope County, MN. She married Richard Savre on September 4, 1943 in Cyrus. He preceded her in death on August 22, 2012. She was an avid reader; enjoyed going to the lake; and especially spending time with her family.
She is survived by four children, Susan (and Dick) Ashland of Fridley, Russ Savre of Durham, NC, Paul (and Nancy) Savre of Eagan, and John Savre of San Diego, CA; five grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; one sister, Phyllis (and Charles) Bright of Alexandria; two sisters in law, Lila Estenson of Morris and Nancy Savre of Cyrus.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, "Dick"; one brother, Martin Estenson; two sisters, Aloris (and Arne) Pederson and Rachel (and Pat) Olson; one brother in law, David Savre; and one sister in law, Exilona Savre.
Memorial gifts may be directed to Our Savior's Lutheran Church or donor's choice.
Name: Alma Villanueva
Date: Tuesday January 13, 2015
My condolences to the family during this difficult time. May you find peace and comfort in your families and friends. What a blessed and beautiful life lived as I've heard through John Savre, my co-worker and friend. Alma
Name: joyce buresh
Date: Saturday December 27, 2014
I met Avis at Milestone Senior Living when my mother was a resident there. She was a very interesting and pleasant lady to visit with. We are friends with Cheryl and Carlos Bright and They would come to visit Avis and then we would get to see them too. Our condolences to the family. Joyce buresh