Valerie “Val” O’Connor, age 65, of Burnsville, MN, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 4, 2019, at Fairview Ridges Hospital, Burnsville, MN.
A Celebration of Life honoring Val will be on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 1:00 PM, with a time of gathering one-hour prior at Hosanna Lutheran Church, 9600 163rd Street West, Lakeville, MN. Pastor Erik Poch will preside. Memorials are preferred by the family.
On January 11, 1954, in Long Beach, CA, Valerie Anne was born the second of two daughters to parents, Frank and Laurie (Ladd) Eldridge. She enlisted into the United States Navy, where she proudly served before being discharged. Val married William Max O’Connor in Memphis, TN on August 15, 1980. They were blessed with two children, Jennifer and William. Val enjoying being active in their lives.
Val enjoyed cooking, was a talented seamstress and dedicated to her faith. Her home was always open to anyone that entered the door, even foreign exchange students.
Forever loved and missed by husband, Bill; daughter, Jen (Jeremy) Goodlander and their children, Scarlett and Jordan; son, William O’Connor and his children, Madison, William, Bentley, Finn; sister, Denise (Greg) Stynsberg & their daughters; other relatives and friends
Val is preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Laurie Eldridge.Print Obituary & Condolences