Funeral Service for Alma Anna Julia Crooks, 105, of Wheaton, Minnesota will be held Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at 1:30 P.M. at the St. John Lutheran Church in Wheaton, Minnesota with Rev. Charles Horkey officiating. Organist will be Sara Rinke. Pallbearers will be Ronald Hervey, Roy Hormann, Dean Lampe, Mason Lampe, David Ecker, Dean McClellan, and Ronnie Piepkorn. Honorary Pallbearers will be Mary Smith, Skylar Smith, Brayden Lampe, Blake Smith and Arnold Raguse. Interment will be in St. John Lutheran Cemetery, rural Wheaton. Visitation will be held Tuesday, June 1st from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. with a 7:00 P.M. Prayer Service at the Ranney Funeral Home in Wheaton. Visitation will continue one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday. Alma was born in Traverse County, Minnesota on July 30, 1904 to Henry and Katherine (Krueger) Hormann. She was raised on the family farm in Walls Township. She was baptized August 14, 1904 in St. John Lutheran Church in Wheaton. She was confirmed in the same church in 1920. She attended district 15 country school through the eight grade. She married August Lampe on December 19, 1927. Alma and August farmed until the moved into town in 1947. August passed away February 11, 1967. She married Albert Crooks on September 21, 1973. Albert passed away March 30, 1998. Alma moved into Prairie View Place in 2002 where she lived until April 28, 2010 when ill health forced her to the hospital, and later the Rosholt Care Center in Rosholt, South Dakota. Alma enjoyed crocheting and knitting, flowers and gardening. She loved playing cards and dice games with the great-grandchildren. Alma was inducted in the Senior Hall of Fame at the age of 96. She was active in the Ladies Aid circle, and serving committee at St. John Lutheran Church. She was a charter member of the Jolly Workers Homemaker Club, of which she is still a member. Alma made cabbage patch dolls for children in hospitals, served noon lunches at the elementary school and worked for the American Legion Auxiliary preparing and serving food for the Legion for many events. She was secretary for Aid Association for Lutherans for thirty four years. She sewed quilts for world relief, making 100 by herself in one year. She retired from quilting at the age of 103. Alma also crocheted baby sweaters for layettes for the circle in church. Alma enjoyed visiting, writing letters and phone calls to all her nieces, nephews and family. Alma went our for a walk everyday until the day she went to the hospital. Alma enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She passed away at the Rosholt Care Center on May 28, 2010. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Alma is survived by her son, Virgil (Betty) Lampe of Wheaton, Minnesota, two grandchildren: Dean (Sunnee) Lampe of Wheaton, Minnesota and Mary Smith of Savage, Minnesota, four great-grandsons: Mason and Brayden Lampe of Wheaton, and Skyler and Blake Smith of Savage, and many nieces and nephews. Alma was preceded in death by two husbands, six sisters: Olga Hormann, Emma Luehr, Ella Baumgartner, Hulda Piepkorn, Agnes Lubbers and Lynn McClellen, two brothers: Henry and Otto Hormann.