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Miriam LuAnn Cunningham

April 12, 1955 February 23, 2021
Miriam LuAnn Cunningham
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Obituary for Miriam LuAnn Cunningham

Miriam LuAnn Cunningham, 65, of Round Lake, Minnesota died Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at Luverne Hospice Cottage in Luverne, Minnesota after a battle with cancer. Miriam was born in Sibley, Iowa to Kenneth and LuEtta (Russman) Dammann on April 12, 1955. She graduated from Little Rock High School in 1973. She graduated from the Tailoring program at Pipestone Area Vocational Technical Institute in 1974. She was united in marriage to Paul Willard Cunningham on September 12, 1981 in Little Rock, IA. This marriage was blessed with 3 children, Thomas, Sarah and Benjamin. They made their home in Round Lake.

Miriam could hem a pair of pants in the time it took to go from Round Lake to Worthington. She worked for Bishop’s Clothing, Enderson’s Clothing and Jazz’s Bridal before changing career paths and becoming an in home Daycare Provider, her job for 34 years. In this time she greatly impacted the lives of many children. She also worked for Home Interiors in the early years.

Miriam was a talented cook and baker. She had many recipes that were hard to replicate. Her potato salad was a family favorite! She made many wedding cakes and cakes for special occasions over the years. She also volunteered many hours working with the Girl Scouts and 4-H. Miriam loved nature. She enjoyed taking yearly trips up to northern Minnesota fishing with the family. She had a passion for feeding and watching birds. Waiting for the orioles to arrive in the spring was one of her favorite annual events.

Miriam is survived by her husband of 39 years, Paul; three children, Thomas (Angie) Cunningham of Round Lake, Sarah (Eric) Winters of Bingham Lake, and Benjamin Cunningham (special friend, Brittany Hansen) of Brandon SD; five grandchildren, Madelyn and Paige Cunningham of Round Lake, Aubrey, Kendrick and Oliver Winters of Bingham Lake; two siblings; Tim (Lisa) Dammann of Little Rock, IA and Naomi (Bruce) Lubben of Worthington and many nieces and nephews. Miriam is preceded in death by her parents, Kenneth and LuEtta Dammann.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 27, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Worthington. Visitation will be held on Friday, February 26, from 4-7 p.m. at St. Matthew Lutheran Church and one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Casket bearers will be Parker Murphy, Brett Dammann, Jordan Dammann, Lukas DeWall, Austin Vande Kamp, and Brady Meyer. Burial will be held at the Round Lake Cemetery.

Blessed be the memory of Miriam LuAnn Cunningham.

Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

26

Feb

4:00 PM 2/26/2021 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/26/2021 7:00:00 PM
St. Matthew Lutheran Church

1505 Dover Street
Worthington, MN 56187

St. Matthew Lutheran Church
1505 Dover Street Worthington 56187 MN
United States

Visitation

Saturday

27

Feb

9:30 AM 2/27/2021 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 2/27/2021 10:30:00 AM
St. Matthew Lutheran Church

1505 Dover Street
Worthington, MN 56187

St. Matthew Lutheran Church
1505 Dover Street Worthington 56187 MN
United States

Service

Saturday

27

Feb

10:30 AM 2/27/2021 10:30:00 AM
St. Matthew Lutheran Church

1505 Dover Street
Worthington, MN 56187

St. Matthew Lutheran Church
1505 Dover Street Worthington 56187 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Round Lake Cemetery Final Resting Place

Yale Ave
Round Lake, MN 56167

Yale Ave Round Lake 56167 MN
United States
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