She was born on August 14, 1921 to Gerald and Helga Whiting in Henning, MN.
She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law; Dianne and David Smith, and Shelley and Jerry Colvin of Spokane Valley, WA; four grandchildren, David (Andrena) Smith, Heidi (Doug) Gillingham, Jackie Dunn and Jackie (Brian) Haffner; six great-grandchildren, Amanda, Brandon, Hanna, Jason, Zac and Tisha and one great-great grandchild, Elise.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dean Tuft in 1976.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at HAZEN & JAEGER VALLEY FUNERAL HOME, 1306 N Pines Rd.
Interment at Moran Prairie Cemetery.