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Odelia ‘Dee’ Watkins

NEW HOPE — Odelia “Dee” Watkins, age 84, formerly of Deerwood, died Feb. 4, 2013, at St. Therese Home, New Hope. She was a retired RN at the Cuyuna Regional Medical and Care Centers in Crosby.

She is survived by seven sons, Blaine, Ronald, Kerry, Thomas, Daniel, Neil and Lance; two daughters, Jane and Colleen; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three brothers, Gery, David and Alan Kok.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Crosby. Friends may call at Koop Funeral Home in Crosby from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday with a prayer service at 7 p.m. and on Saturday one hour prior to services at church. Memorials are preferred to St. Therese Home, New Hope, or the Alzheimer’s affiliation of choice.