Funeral services for Ann E. Golla, 71, of Shakopee, Minn., were at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 10, at the First Presbyterian Church in Shakopee. The Rev. Bev Modlin and the Rev. Adam Breiner officiated.
Burial was in Catholic Cemetery in Shakopee.
Mrs. Golla passed away peacefully at her home in Shakopee Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010.
Ann E. Golla was born Sept. 27, 1938, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Joseph and Katie (Lamnek) Beregassi. She married William G. Golla on Aug. 6, 1966, in Graettinger.
Ann was a retired employee of the Fairview Health System where she was an administrative secretary. She will be remembered as a devoted mother, grandmother, friend and mentor. She was a gentle spirit with strong Christian values. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren, eating ice cream, swimming at the lake, visiting with friends and praying for loved ones. Her influence will be forever present. She will be missed.
She is survived by children: Warren (Jo Ann) Golla of Eden Prairie, Minn., Mark (fiancee Shari Gunnin) Golla of Atlanta, Ga., Jennifer Golla of Valdosta, Ga.; two grandchildren, Sierra and Anika Golla; sister, Betty (Tim) Waxter of Mansfield, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by her husband; and parents.
McNearney Funeral Home of Shakopee was in charge of arrangements.