Bonnie Lee Espeland, age 77, died peacefully on February 18, 2019, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. Survivors include her husband, Michael Espeland; daughter, Amy (Jung) Pak; son, Eric (Wendy) Espeland; daughter, Jenny (George) Mayaka; and nine grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Victor and Vivian Erickson; brother-in-law, Eugene Branstrom; and sister-in-law, Susan Erickson. A memorial service, preceded by a one-hour visitation, will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 25, at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, 5025 Knox Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN. Memorials preferred to the University of Minnesota Foundation, McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak St. SE, Suite 500, Minneapolis, MN 55455-2010. Please note your gift is for the Bonnie Espeland Memorial Medical Student Scholarship.