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Woman dies after being thrown from boat on Cass Lake


Sandra D. (Storlie) Pesek, 62

Bemidji, 56619
Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

Sandra D. (Storlie) Pesek, 62, of Minneapolis, formerly of Bemidji, died Tuesday, March 31, 2009, at her home.

Private family service was held April 4 at Sunset Memorial Chapel.


She was born Sept. 1, 1946, to Palmer and Alta Mae Storlie in Bemidji. She attended school in Guthrie and graduated from Bemidji High School in 1964. She left Bemidji to attend college in Minneapolis, where she resided since. She married Tom Pesek Sept. 16, 1973. She was employed by the University of Minnesota Hospital as director of patient services for 30 years. She enjoyed the arts, traveling, gardening, shopping and spending time with her nieces and nephews.

She is survived by her husband; brothers, Bud (Joyce) Storlie and Cub (Jane) Storlie; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father.