MOWER COUNTY GENEALOGY: Obituaries

Mower County Obituaries
Part 299


Jeanette K. (Kloberdanz, Wagoner) Ellis

1954-2016

Jeanette Ellis, age 61, of Austin, Minnesota died Sunday, April 17, 2016 at Mayo Clinic Hospital-Rochester, Saint Marys Campus.

Worlein Funeral Home of Austin is assisting the family with arrangements.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.worlein.com.

Source: Worlein Funeral Home, 4/19/2016


Obituary

Jeanette K. Ellis, age 61, of Austin, Minnesota, died Sunday, April 17, 2016 at Mayo Clinic Hospital-Rochester, Saint Marys Campus. Jeanette was born May 29, 1954 to Joseph P. and Carol M. (Cotton) Kloberdanz in Austin, Minnesota. She graduated from Austin High School with the class of 1972. Jeanette was united in marriage to Clayton Ellis, and the couple moved to Pennsylvania and began their family. She later returned to Austin, and married Stafford Wagoner. In Jeanette's fulfilling life she was accomplished at so many things, including radio broadcasting, ordained ministry, and seamstress. She was also deeply involved in the formation of many women's and children's advocacy programs. Jeanette was very artistic and enjoyed crafts, and took pride in sharing that passion with her family. She was a faithful volunteer as a foster home for both Mower and Freeborn County Humane Societies.

Jeanette is survived by her children Carol Hidalgo, Clayton "Casey" Ellis and Stephanie Bowen, and Carl Wagoner, all of Austin; grandchildren Manny, Heather, and James; former husband Clayton (Judith) Ellis of Mifflin, Pennsylvania. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Stafford Wagoner; brother Carl Kloberdanz.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, April 22, 2016 at Worlein Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Dave Simerson officiating. Jeanetteís family will greet friends on Friday prior to the service from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Interment will be in the Oakwood Cemetery. Worlein Funeral Home of Austin is assisting the family with arrangements.

Source: Worlein Funeral Home, 4/21/2016

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Harry Bell

1898-1958

Harry Bell Rites At Lyle Church

Funeral services for Harry Bell, age 62, who died suddenly of a heart attack Monday. Dec. 1st. while at work, were held at 2 p. m. at the Missionary Alliance church in Lyle with Rev. Wilbur Junker officiating. Interment in Woodbury Cemetery west of Lyle.

Harry Bell, was born to C. C. and Nellie Bell on January 7, 1898 at Hayworth (sic), Illinois. In 1908 he moved with his parents to a farm west at Lyle. He received his education in Bennington and Tohica, Illinois and also Lyle public schools.

On January 18th, 1915 he married Hazel DeLaney of Union township at Osage. The couple have lived in the Lyle and Austin, Minn, area all their married life, where Mr. Bell has been a livestock dealer. He was a member of the Missionary Alliance church and also served on the Village Council.

He is survived by his wife, Hazel, a daughter Mrs. Virginia Anderson and two sons, Verne and William both, of Lyle. Also nine grandchildren and also two great grandchildren. Also one brother Charles of Austin, Minn. Preceding him in death were a son Marion, his parents, two sisters and one brother.

Source: the St. Ansgar Enterprise, 11 Dec. 1958, page 6, columns 4&5

Credit: Mitche Helle, 4/2016

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Marthe (Hansen) Richards

1875-1958

Marthe Hansen Rites Held Oct. 25

Funeral services for Mrs. Robert Richards, 83, who died Saturday evening, October 25, following a heart attack that morning, were held Tuesday, October 28, at the First Lutheran church with the Rev. Don R. Hamilton officiating.

Marthe Hansen Richards, daughter of Halvor and Anne Hansen, was born in Otranto township May 2, 1875. She was baptized at the First Lutheran church here July 18, 1875 and confirmed at the Mona Lutheran church by the Rev J. M. Eggen May 26, 1889.

She was married to the late Robert Richards January 1, 1917. They lived on a farm in the Woodbury district of Minnesota until they moved to Otranto in 1938. Mr. Richards died in 1946, and for the past nine years Mrs. Richards had made her home with her brother, H. B. Hansen of St. Ansgar.

Mrs. Richards suffered a heart attack Saturday morning, October 25 and died that same evening at the age of 83 years, five months and 23 days.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers and two sisters. Mrs. Richards is survived by her brother, Henry Hansen of St. Ansgar; three sisters, Miss Ella Hansen of St. Ansgar; Mrs. Hanna Thompson of Lyle and Mrs. Bertha Sherman of Wibaux, Montana; also one niece, two nephews and several grandnieces and grand-nephews and a host of friends.

Interment was in the Woodbury cemetery with Rev. Hamilton in charge of the committal services.

Source: the St. Ansgar Enterprise, 6 Nov. 1958, page 2, column 3

Credit: Mitche Helle, 4/2016

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Bruce B. Storey

1941-2016

Bruce B. Storey, age 74 of Austin, Minnesota died Thursday, April 14, 2016 at Mayo Clinic Hospital-Rochester, Methodist Campus. Bruce Barton Storey was born November 13, 1941 in Mountain Lake, Minnesota the son of Marl and Ann (Jeske) Storey.

He was raised on the family farm and graduated from Jeffers High School in 1960. He continued his education at Mankato State University and later at Winona State University. On November 23, 1963, he was united in marriage to Connie Allen in Alden, Minnesota. During Bruce's career in banking, the couple made their home in Hutchinson, Hastings, Blooming Prairie, Mabel and Ellendale, before moving to Austin in 1986. Bruce enjoyed spending time with his family and was an avid Minnesota sports fan. He spent his free time gardening, mowing, fishing and collecting toy tractors. He was a member of Bethlehem Free Methodist Church in Austin.

Survivors include his wife, Connie Storey of Austin; two sons, Reed Storey of Austin and Greg (Lisa) Storey of Rochester; a brother, Roger (Judy) Storey of Faribault; brothers-in-law, Mick Schneider of St. Joseph and Dick (Marty) Allen of Emmons; sisters-in-law, Carmen Steele of Albert Lea, Mona Wright of Stewartville, Bonnie (Ronnie) Herrick of Kasson and Donna Allen of Albert Lea; also many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Marl and Ann Storey; sister, Zoe Schneider; parents-in-law, Ed and Hazel Allen; brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, Ole and Betty Allen and Jerry Allen.

Memorials services will be held Saturday, April 23, 2016 at Bethlehem Free Methodist Church with Pastor Paul Steele and Pastor Steve Munger, officiating.

Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Memorials are preferred to Gideonís International. Worlein Funeral Home of Austin is assisting the family with arrangements.

Source: Worlein Funeral Home

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Ernest Mark Dockum

1897-1985

Ernest Dockum Funeral
Held Saturday, August 10,
Otranto Community Church

Funeral services for Ernest Dockum, 87, longtime resident of this area, who died at his home in St. Ansgar August 7, were held August 10 at the Otranto Community church with the Rev. Howard Grossoehme officiating.

Ernest Mark Dockum was born in Mansfield, Ill. November 3, 1897, the son of Harry and Rosie (Townsend) Dockum. He married Ruby Graves in Austin, Minn, where he was employed by the railroad company. Later he moved to Des Moines where he was first employed by the Ford Motor Co., then drove a taxi cab for the city of Des Moines. Two daughters, Dorothy Kittleson of Osage and Jeannette Kittleson of Portland, Ore., were born to this union.

After his wife's death in 1924 he married Julia Shipp. Three sons were borm to them: Jack of Chicopee, Mass., Donald of Sweet-Home, Ore. and Jerry of Santa Barbara, Calif.

Mr. Dockum farmed for many years in the Meltonville area, and after his retirement in 1972 continued to live on the farm, only recently moving to St. Ansgar. He was a member of the Otranto Community church.

He is survived by his wife, Julia; two daughters and three sons; nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, his parents, three brothers and one sister.

Burial was in Woodbury cemetery, rural Lyle, with Rev. Grossoehme in charge of committal services.

Source: St. Ansgar Enterprise, 15 Aug. 1985, page 1, column 3

Credit: Mitche Helle

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Rufus Randall Rawn

1911-1982

Rufus R. Rawn Funeral Held At Our Savior's Lutheran

Funeral services for Rufus R. Rawn, 71, of Lyle, who died September 12 at St. Olaf hospital, Austin, were held September 15 at Our Savior's Lutheran church, Lyle, with the Rev. Harold Luecke officiating.

Rufus Randall Rawn was born February 23, 1911 in Lyle township, the son of Walter and Clara Rawn. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith and attended Minnereka Country school and Lyle high school.

He married Pearl Marie Fritcher April 30, 1938 at the Little Brown Church, Nashua. His business activities included operating filling stations in Lyle and Austin, being a used car salesman and he was engaged in farming until 1974. He maintained roads for Lyle township for 20 years, and worked for Federal Crop as an insurance adjuster for eight years from 1974 to 1982.

Mr. Rawn was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran church and Lutheran Brotherhood. He was a member of Lyle Lions club, Knights of Pythias, Grange and Farm Bureau. He also served on the election board and was a school board member in Lyle.

He is survived by his wife, Pearl; four daughters, Mrs. Don (Beverly) Griga of St. Ansgar; Mrs. Leon (Mary Lou) Todd of Osage; Mrs. Gregg (Betty) Johnson of Lyle; Debra Rawn of Winona, Minn.; 11 grandchildren, Linda, Alan, Mike and Julie DeMaris; Larry, James, Marty Johnson, Mrs. Mike (Nancy) Clark, Sandra, Parti, Andrea Schroeder; two great grandchildren, Nicholas and Jessica Gark; a brother, Lewis Rawn, Sr. of Lyle; a nephew, David Rawn of Lyle; several cousins and a host of friends.

Burial was in Woodbury cemetery with Rev. Luecke in charge of committal services.

Source: St. Ansgar Enterprise, 7 Oct. 1982, page 1, column 8

Credit: Mitche Helle

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Robert A. "Sluber" Holland

1953-2016

Robert A. (Sluber) Holland, 62, of Austin, Minnesota, died at home Friday, April 15, 2016.

Bob, known to all as Sluber, was born November 25, 1953, to Mercedes (Wilson) Holland.

Sluber was a lifetime resident of Austin. After graduation from high school he married Julie Headington. They later divorced and there were no children.

Sluber worked as a meat cutter and delivery driver before starting at Quality Pork where he drove fork lift for 25 years. He was also a member of the Austin National Guard unit until retiring with the rank of sergeant.

Sluber enjoyed bowling and was a league member for years. He also shot pool and fished. But his real joy in life was being with friends.

Survivors include his step-father, Delmar Johnson Sr., Austin; brother, Charles Holland, Austin, Bruce Holland, Brownsdale, and Delmar Johnson, Jr., Austin; sisters, Suzanne (Jerry) Feine, Rochester, Tammy Clark, Glenville, and Laura (Tony) Pyburn, Blooming Prairie; one niece and three nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

No service is planned at this time, but there will be a gathering of family and friends in the near future to celebrate Sluber's life.

Source: Austin Daily Herald website, 4/19/2016

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Jean Evelyn (Ross) Gosha

1926-2016

Funeral Notice: Jean E. Gosha, 89

Jean E. Gosha, 89, of Austin, Minnesota, died Sunday, April 17, 2016, at St. Marks Lutheran Home.

Service: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 21, 2016, at St. Olaf Lutheran Church with Todd Portinga, AiM officiating. Music will be by Neal Erickson and casket bearers will be Adam Gaucher, Andy Gosha, Matt Gosha, Michael Gosha, Alex Gosha and Troy Nantke.

Visitation: Visitation will be at the church on Thursday for one hour before the service.

Interment: Interment will be at Oakwood Cemetery.

Memorials: Memorials are preferred to St. Olaf Lutheran Church or the donor's choice.

Source: Austin Daily Herald website, 4/19/2016


Jean Evelyn (Ross) Gosha

Died: April 17, 2016

Jean E. Gosha, 89 of Austin, Minnesota, died Sunday, April 17, 2016 at St. Markís Lutheran Home.

Jean was born October 6, 1926 to William and Evelyn (Paschelka) Ross in Alta Vista, Iowa. When she was a child, her family moved to Taopi, Minnesota. She graduated from Adams High School in 1944. After high school, she moved to Washington D.C. where she worked for the Veteranís Administration during the war. After the war ended, she returned to Austin.

Jean married Vernon Gosha at St. Olaf Lutheran Church on December 28, 1946. In 1954, she and Vernon purchased a home where they raised their five children and she continued to live until her recent move to St. Markís due to her health. She became a waitress at the Kingswood Hotel, which is now the Gerard School, and later at the Red Cedar Inn. In 1963, she went to work at the law department at the Geo. A. Hormel Company and eventually became the executive secretary for Dick Knowlton and then Bill Hunter until her retirement in 1987.

Jean enjoyed spending time with her family and dedicated her life to taking care of her son, Tom.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Vernon in 2003, son Craig, brothers Duane, Dale, and Roland Ross and sister Darlene Hemly.

Jean is survived by her children: Mike (Sue) Gosha, Austin, Minnesota, Doug Gosha, Rochester, MN, Tom Gosha, Austin, MN and Mary Gosha, Rochester, MN; five grandchildren: Matt (Jennifer) Gosha, Austin, MN, Natalie (Troy) Nantke, Plymouth, MN, Andy (Tanya) Gosha, Maple Grove, MN, Trista Gaucher, Philadelphia, PA, and Adam (Laura) Gaucher, Minneapolis, MN; six great-grandchildren: Michael, Alex, Delaney, Nora, Hanna and Tess; sister: LaRae Rarer, St. Paul, MN.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 21st at St. Olaf Lutheran Church with Todd Portinga, AiM officiating. Interment will be at Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church on Thursday for one hour before the service. Music will be by Neal Erickson and casket bearers will be Adam Gaucher, Andy Gosha, Matt Gosha, Michael Gosha, Alex Gosha and Troy Nantke. Clasen-Jordan Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are preferred to St. Olaf Lutheran Church or the donor's choice.

Source: Clasen-Jordan Funeral Home

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Ruby Wilma (Eastwold) Start

1914-2016

Funeral services for Ruby Start will be held 11:00 A.M. Friday, April 22, 2016 at the First Presbyterian Church in LeRoy, MN with Pastor John Kerr and Pastor Herman Bakker officiating. Burial will take place in the LeRoy Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be held 9:30-11:00 A.M. Friday at the church. Hindt Funeral Home of LeRoy, MN is in charge of arrangements.

Ruby Start, age 101, of Ostrander, Minnesota, passed away Sunday, April 17, 2016 at Ostrander Care and Rehab.

Ruby Wilma Eastwold was born November 17, 1914 in LeRoy, Minnesota, to Ruben and Matilda (Hatlestad) Eastwold. She was a graduate of the LeRoy High School. On January 9, 1941, Ruby was united in marriage to Lloyd Start Sr. on the family farm in rural LeRoy. Ruby was a secretary for Dr. M.P. Morse in LeRoy for many year and was a homemaker. Throughout the years, she opened her house up to new school teachers when they came to LeRoy. Ruby was very active in the church and was a member of the History Club for many years.

Ruby is survived by her son, Lloyd (Chris) Start Jr. of Grand Meadow, MN; six grandchildren, Stephanie Start, Jim (Tressa Ann Eggler) Start, Kari (Jake Hovland) Start, Darren "D.J." (Tammy) Start, Cory (Billie Tweten) Mulhern, and Mitch (Jenifer) Mulhern, 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ruben and Matilda, husband Lloyd Sr., and one sister.

Condolences may be left online at www.hindtfuneralhomes.com

Source: Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home, 4/19/2016

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Bernita Clarissa Lonergan

1916-2016

Obituary for Bernita Clarissa Lonergan

Bernita Clarissa Lonergan (Hendrickson), age 99, of Austin, died Monday, April 18, 2016 at the St. Markís Lutheran Home.

She was born November 6, 1916 to Albert and Ida (Vangen) Hendrickson in Allamakee County, Iowa. She was the oldest of two Children.

Bernita was married to Nov. 17, 1938 to William E. Lonergan in Osage, Iowa. After they were married, they moved to Mason City, Iowa, and farmed there until 1950 when they moved to the Austin area, where they farmed until retirement.

Bernita was raised in the city, but loved country life. She love animals (chickens), gardening, - she was a member of the Austin Town and Country Garden club for many years. She held offices in the garden club, her church and the Neighborhood Club. She was active in her Church. Her hobbies were playing cards and growing/tending flowers.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law: William Jr. and Meri Jo Lonergan, Austin, daughter Darlene, Austin; 10 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren; sister-in-Law Dora Lonergan Weiland; brother-in-law, Mahlon Lonergan, Rose Creek, and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband: William E. Lonergan Sr. and a brother, Edward Hendrickson.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, April 22, 2016 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Lyle MN, with Rev. Karl Dalager officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at the church. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery.

Condolences may be left online at www.mayerfh.com

Arrangements by Mayer Funeral Home.

Source: Mayer Funeral Home, 4/19/2016

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Stewart and Shirley (Wolfe) Mattson

died 2015 & 2016

A Memorial Gathering for Stewart and Shirley (Wolfe) Mattson will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 P.M., Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the Worlein Funeral Home in Austin, Minnesota.

Stewart Mattson died November 6, 2015 at Angelís Care Center in Cannon Falls, Minnesota.

Shirley (Wolfe) Mattson died Monday, February 1, 2016 in Cannon Falls, Minnesota.

A Masonic Service will be held at 2:45 P.M., Saturday, April 23rd at the Worlein Funeral Home.

A committal service will follow the Memorial Gathering at Oakwood Cemetery with Pastor Paul Lutter of St. Olaf Lutheran Church, officiating.

MEMORIAL GATHERING:
  Date: Saturday, April 23, 2016
  Location: Worlein Funeral Home, Austin, Minn.

MASONIC SERVICE:
  Date: Saturday, April 23, 2016
  Location: Worlein Funeral Home Chapel, Austin, Minn.

BURIAL:
  Oakwood Cemetery

Source: Worlein Funeral Home, 4/19/2016

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Alex Dylan Tapp

1985-2016

Obituary

Alex Dylan Tapp, age 30, of Austin, Minnesota, died Saturday, April 16, 2016 as a result of an accident in rural Austin. Alex was born September 3, 1985 in Austin to Pamela and Bryon Tapp. He grew up in Austin and graduated from Southland High School in Adams. Following high school, Alex attended Riverland Community College. His love of the outdoors took him to Colorado where he enjoyed hiking. He lived there for a few years before returning to Austin.

Alex enjoyed playing guitar, cooking and coffee, and he loved spending time with his friends. He was also active playing Frisbee golf and biking. Alex will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Alex is survived by his parents Bryon (Bonnie) Tapp of Austin, Minnesota, and Pamela (Scott) Russell of Ypsilanti, Michigan; his brother Adam Tapp of Austin; his grandparents Leslie and Shirley Tapp of Dexter, Minnesota, and Helen Finke of Austin; several aunts, uncles, cousins and numerous friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Lyle Finke and his aunt Wanda Finke.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at the Worlein Funeral Home Chapel in Austin. There will be a visitation from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Monday April 25 at Worlein Funeral Home, and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday. Burial will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to the Tapp family or recipient of donorís choice. Worlein Funeral Home of Austin is assisting the family with arrangements.

Source: Worlein Funeral Home, 4/19/2016
See also: Austin Daily Herald, 4/21/2016

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Lydia E. (Nuehring) Sopko

1894-1984

Lydia E. Sopko Funeral Held Friday, August 10

Funeral services for Lydia E. Nuehring, Sopko, 90, who died August 7, were held August 10 at the Otranto Community church, Otranto, [Iowa] with the Rev. Howard Grossoehme officiating.

Lydia E. Nuehring Sopko was born March 16, 1894, at Guttenberg, the daughter of Henry F. and Julia Redeman Nuehring.

She married the Rev. James Sopko in 1932 at Galena, Ill. She served with him in the church until his death in 1973. Their last church was the Otranto Community church, Otranto. Lydia moved to Waterloo in 1973 and lived there until her death.

Lydia was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three brothers and three sisters. She is survived by one sister, Elsie Burroway of Waterloo, nieces and nephews.

Burial was at Woodbury cemetery, Lyle, Minnesota.

Source: St. Ansgar Enterprise, 16 Aug. 1984, page 6, column 8

Credit: Mitche Helle

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Frank Erastus Bedford

1893-1980

Frank E. Bedford Funeral Held Sunday, August 10

Funeral services for Frank E. Bedford, 87, of Lyle, [Minnespta] who died Thursday, August 7, were held Sunday afternoon, August 10 at the Bethel Alliance church in Lyle with the Rev. Charles Finley officiating.

Frank Erastus Bedford was born on the Bedford homestead in Lyle township June 6, 1893, the son of Robert Townsend and Elizabeth (McCanna) Bedford, the eldest of a family of five. His boyhood was spent on the family farm and he attended Woodbury District school.

March 15, 1916 he married Leffie Belle Anderson at the home of the bride in Lyle. He served a year in the Armed Forces in World War I, six months of that time in France.

After the war the Bedfords lived on and operated the family farm for three years. Then they lived for a time in Lyle where he worked as a carpenter, and for a time ran a gasoline and oil truck. In 1923 they moved to Devonia, Iowa where they operated a grocery store in partnership with his brother, Roy.

In 1928 they moved back to Lyle where he operated an automobile sales business until he retired. He continued to live in the same home until his death.

Mr. Bedford was a lifetime member of the American Legion, having helped organize a post in Floyd and later helped organize Post 105 in Lyle of which he was commander at one time. He had served as president of the Woodbury cemetery board of directors for 26 years. He was affiliated with the Bethel Alliance church in Lyle.

Mr. Bedford is survived by his wife, Leffie; two daughters, Mrs. Robert (Blanche) Greiner and Mrs. Russell (Helen) Ashley of Austin; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Gertrude Olson of Austin; and several nieces.

Burial was in Woodbury cemetery with Rev. Finley in charge of committal services.

Source: St. Ansgar Enterprise, 14 Aug. 1980, page 1, column 2

Credit: Mitche Helle

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Irving L. Wilder

1896-1969

Irving L. Wilder Funeral Held Saturday, March 22

Funeral services for Irving L. Wilder, 72, were held Saturday, March 22 at 2 p.m. at Worlein Funeral Home with the Rev. R. Colby officiating. Interment was in Woodbury cemetery.

Irving L. Wilder, son of Alanson and Ida Wilder, was born on April 23, 1896, in Mitchell county in the community known as Old Otranto. He moved to Lyle with his parents in 1905 where he attended and graduated from Lyle high school in 1914. After graduating he attended a Minneapolis Business College.

He was united in marriage with Lillian Corrigan November 20, 1916 in Minneapolis. For two years he managed a branch of the Lyle Culvert Factory at Thief River Falls. He then farmed in the Lyle area until he retired and moved to Austin in the year 1948.

He served as director of Lyle Township from 1938 to 1944 and as director of Lyle Creamery from 1938 to 1945. He served on the board of directors of Woodbury Cemetery Ass'n. He was a member of the Knights of Pythias Lodge No. 59 and of the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Austin.

After a long illness Mr. Wilder died March 20 at Comforcare Nursing Home.

Surviving him in death are his wife, Lillian; three daughters, Mrs. Don (Marian) Jones, Olympia, Wash., Mrs. Corwin (Frances) Dowlar, Largo, Fla.; Mrs. Charles (Amy) Fischer, Minneapolis; one son, Alton, Lyle; nine grandchildren and many cousins and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his step-mother Mrs. Grace Trowbridge Wilder, two sisters, Maureen and Vera, and an infant daughter.

Source: St. Ansgar Enterprise, 27 March 1969, Lyle Leader News supplement, page 1, column 3
Credit: Mitche Helle

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Agnes Rasmine (Petersen) Nelson

1893-1969

Agnes R. Nelson Funeral Held Our Savior's

Funeral services for Mrs. Hans Nelson, 75, were held at Our Savior's church, Lyle, Saturday, March 1 at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. M. Johnson officiating.

Agnes Rasmine Nelson was born April 1, 1893 at Hutchinson, Minn., the daughter of Jens and Marie Petersen. She was baptized and confirmed into the Lutheran faith to which she remained steadfast all her life. On December 13, 1911 she was united in marriage to Hans W. Nelson at Kenmore, N.D. where they resided until moving to Lyle in 1938. To this union three children were born, a son, Francis, and two daughters, Shirley and Irene. She was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran church of Lyle and the Woodbury Willing Workers.

She died at St. Olaf hospital, February 26 after a lingering illness at the age of 75. The immediate survivors include her husband, Hans; a son, Francis of Lyle; two daughters, Mrs. Roger (Shirley) Bengtson, Decorah, & Mrs. Bernhard (Irene) Fahje of Lyle; 10 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Sophie Olson, Kenmore, N.D. & Mrs. Anna Lund, Kaycee, Wyo ; many nieces and nephews.

Out of town people attending the funeral came from Austin, Litchfield, Coon Rapids, Stewartville, Minn.; Decorah, Cedar Falls; Eugene, Ore.; Kenmore, N.D., Minot and Tolley, N.D

Source: St. Ansgar Enterprise, 6 March 1969,
Lyle Leader News supplement, page 1, column 3
Credit: Mitche Helle

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Norman Farlinger

1923-1969

Norman Farlinger Funeral Held

Funeral services for Norman Farlinger were held Saturday, February 22 at Our Savior's Lutheran church, Lyle, with the Rev. M. Johnson officiating. Interment was in Woodbury cemetery west of Lyle. Military rites were conducted by Lyle American Legion Post 105.

Norman Farlinger was born on a farm near Albert Lea August 8, 1923, the son of George and Mathilda Farlinger.

His mother died when he was four years of age, at which time he then made his home with relatives and father, until the time of his father's death in 1943. At the age of 13 Norman made his home with his brother, John & Alta Farlinger in the London area. He attended schools at Glenville and London. From there, moved into the Lyle are a where he since resided, and was confirmed at Six Mile Grove Lutheran church near Lyle.

In 1944 he entered the armed forces for two years. He was discharged in November of 1946.

On October 21, 1947 he was united in marriage to Alta Myhre at Our Savior's church, Lyle, with the Rev. T.G. Torvik as pastor. To this union three children were born, Darwin, David and Dianne. He farmed in the Lyle area and in 1954 had a farm sale and moved to town and began working for Weyerhauser Co. in Austin, where he was employed at the time of his death.

On February 14 he suffered a cerebral hemmorage and died at Mitchell County Memorial hospital, Osage, Wednesday, February 19. He was an active member of Our Savior's church and was on the board of trustees. He was a member of the Brotherhood, and Lyle Legion, Post 105.

Survivors include his wife, Alta, two sons, Darwin, in the Armed Forces at Ft. Sill, Okla., David at home, one daughter, Dianne at home in Lyle; a brother, John, Lyle; two sisters, Mrs. Gladys Schlie at Oklahoma City, Okla. & Mrs Clifford (Mildred) Nelson of Oakland, Minn. Also a number of nieces and nephews.

Out of town guests came from Minneapolis, Mankato, Albert Lea, St. Ansgar, Austin, Amboy.

Source: St. Ansgar Enterprise, 27 Feb. 1969,
Lyle Leader News supplement, page 1, column 5
Credit: Mitche Helle

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Lulu (Gregg, Murphy) Leiser

1893-1968

Lulu Leiser Funeral Monday, December 9

Funeral services for Mrs. Lulu Leiser, 75, Minneapolis, formerly of Lyle, were held Monday, December 9 at Mayer Funeral Home, Austin, Minnesota, with the Rev. M. Johnson of Lyle officiating. Interment was in Woodbury cemetery west of Lyle. Mrs Leiser died Thursday, December 5 at a Beauty Shop in Minneapolis.

Lulu Gregg, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rueben Gregg, was born June 10, 1893 in Nevada township, near Lyle. In 1911 she was married to John Murphy.

Survivors are four sons Chester Murphy of Scobev, Mont., Vernon Murphy, Mason City, Marion Murphy, Austin, Richard Murphy, Lyle, 16 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, a brother, Alva Gregg, Lyle, one sister, Mrs Fred (Alta) Witzigman of Fridley, Minn.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Mrs. F. (Agnes) Murphy.

Relatives from a distance attending the funeral were Mr. & Mrs. Chester Murphy, Scobey, Montana, Mr and Mrs Fred Witzigman, Fridley, Minnesota, and Mr. & Mrs. Everett Murphy and Mrs. Cynthia Campbell, Minneapolis

Source: St. Ansgar Enterprise, 19 Dec. 1968,
Lyle Leader News supplement, page 1, column 5
Credit: Mitche Helle

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John Arthur Kvale

1896-1968

John Kvale Funeral Held In Austin

Funeral services for John A. Kvale, 72, were held Tuesday, November 26 at Our Savior's Lutheran church, Austin, with the Rev. G.C. Knutson officiating.

Interment was in Woodbury cemetery west of Lyle.

John Arthur Kvale, son of Andrew J. and Ingaborge Kvale, was born October 2, 1896 in Carpenter. He attended the schools in the Carpenter & Lyle area.

On February 26, 1925 he was married to Emma Scheffel at Glenville. He was engaged in farming. The past 20 years he resided on a farm west of Lyle.

Mr. Kvale died November 23, at St. Olaf hospital, Austin.

Surviving are his wife, Emma; one daughter, Mrs LuVerne (Velmajean) Roberts, Mona; and seven grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Walter (Belle) Pike, Mrs. Frand (Janet) Berg, Lyle; Mrs. Olga Warrington of Long Beach, Calif, and Mrs Ralph (Alvina) Waughtal, Phoenix, Ariz.

Source: St. Ansgar Enterprise, 5 Dec. 1968,
Lyle Leader News supplement, page 1, column 4
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Chester J. Schossler

1893-1968

Chester Schossler Funeral Held November 13

Funeral services for Chester J. Schossler, 85, of Otranto, who died November 10 at the Mitchell County Memorial hospital, were held November 13 at the Otranto Community church with the Rev. Carl Calloway officiating.

Military honors were by American Legion Post No. 618 of Carpenter. Burial was in Woodbury cemetery, Mower county, Minn.

Chester J. Schossler was born to Valentine and Caroline Schossler at New Baden, Ill. September 22, 1893,

On December 1, 1917 he was married to Ida May at Mason City.

To this union two daughters were born, Mrs. Milburn (Betty) Priem, St. Ansgar, and Mrs. Harold (Frances) Clark, Plymouth. He served in the Army during World War I and was a member of the American Legion at Carpenter.

He had resided in Mason City and in Minnesota, but had lived in Otranto for the last 34 years.

He is survived by his wife, his daughters, six grandchildren & two great-grandchildren, one brother, and three sisters. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother.

Source: St. Ansgar Enterprise, 21 Nov. 1968, page 8,
column 4 under heading "OTRANTO"
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Alpheus Dockum

c1900-1968

Paul and Ernest Dockum received word oF the death of their brother, Alpheus Dockum, 68, of Hampton. His funeral was Wednesday at Hampton and burial at Woodbury cemetery, Minnesota.

Source: St. Ansgar Enterprise, 10 Oct. 1968,
page 3, column 2 under heading "CARPENTER"
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Effie Belle (Tunmore) Eckert

c1887-1967

Mrs. Ross Eckert Funeral April 8 In Hollandale

Funeral services for Mrs. Ross Eckert, 80, who died at the home of her son in Hollandale, Minnesota, Wednesday, April 5 will be held Saturday, April 8 at the Conservative Congregational church in Hollandale with the Rev. William Banchester officiating.

Burial will be in Woodbury cemetery south of Austin. Her husband, Ross, four sons & four daughters survive.

A complete obituary will appear in next week's Enterprise.

Source: St. Ansgar Enterprise, 6 April 1967, page 1, column 4

Note: Full name is Effie Belle (Tunmore) Eckert

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Clara (Larson) Rawn

c1884-1966

Clara (Larson) Rawn 1884-1966

BURIED IN MOWER COUNTY, MINNESOTA


#1:

MRS. WALTER RAWN

Mrs. Walter (Clara) Rawn, 83, died this morning at Memorial Hospital, Osage. She resided on Rt. 1, Lyle, and is survived by two sons, Lewis and Rufus Rawn, Lyle; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a brother, Gus Larson, St. Ansgar.

Funeral services will be held Saturday.

Austin Daily Herald - Thursday, September 22, 1966


#2:

Social Security Death Index information:
CLARA RAWN was born 25 Aug 1884, died Sep 1966, residing at ZIP code 55953 (Lyle, Mower, MN);
SSN: 472-40-3414 issued in Minnesota.


#3:

Woodbury Cemetery (Lyle, Minn.) information:
Rawn, Clara -- Aug. 25, 1884 -- Sep. 1966


#4:

Mrs. Clara Rawn Funeral Held September 24

Mrs. Clara Rawn, daughter of Arnie and Gundiel Larson, was born in Mitchell County, Iowa, on August 25, 1883 and died at the Mitchell County Memorial hospital September 22 after a short illness.

She attended school in Mona, and on June 29, 1904, was united in marriage with Walter Rawn at Austin, Minnesota. They farmed in Lyle township and Mrs. Rawn lived in the Lyle community all her life.

Mrs. Rawn is survived by two sons, Lewis and Rufus, both of Lyle; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and one brother, Gus Leraaen, who resides at the Good Samaritan Center in St. Ansgar.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, September 24 at 2 p. m. at Jordan Mortuary Chapel at Austin, Minn, with the Rev. Merland Johnson officiating. Interment was in Woodbury cemetery west of Lyle.

Pallbearers were Levi Larson, Archie Larson, Myrle Larson, Herman Larson, Evan Orcutt and George Orcutt.

Source: St. Ansgar Enterprise, 6 Oct. 1966,
Lyle Leader News supplement, page 1, column 4

Note that the year of birth in this obituary differs from the other information.
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Marie (Larsen) Norregaard

1877-1966

Mrs. P. J. Norregaard Funeral Held Tuesday, March 1

Funeral services were held at Our Savior's Lutheran church in Lyle, March 1 for Mrs. P.J. Norregaard, 88, with the Rev. Merland Johnson officiating. Interment was in Woodbury cemetery.

Marie Larsen Norregaard was born October 1, 1877, in Denmark. She was married to Peter J. Norregaard May 10, 1908 at Clear Lake. She spent most of her life at Joice and lived in Lyle several years before going to California where she died at Pacoima, Calif, on February 24, where funeral services were held before the body was shipped here for burial.

She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Harold (Anna) Belville of Long Beach, Calif, and Mrs. Frank (Isabelle) Duerst of Lyle; two sons, Soren of Pacomia and Walter of Lyle; also 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren and one sister in Denmark.

Pallbearers were Erving Weber, Donald Ziegler, Joe Follmuth Clarence Walsh, Harvey Goetch and Dean Hotson.

Source: St. Ansgar Enterprise, 10 March 1966,
Lyle Leader News supplement, page 1, column 4
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Mabel (Greiner) Severson

1906-1965

Mrs. Roy Severson Funeral Held November 22

Funeral services for Mrs. Roy Severson, 59, who died Saturday, November 20 were held Monday, November 22 at Deer Creek Lutheran church, Carpenter, with the Rev. Robert Lehmann officiating.

Mabel (Greiner) Severson, the daughter of P.E. and Cora Greiner, was born October 3, 1906 at Floris, Davis County, Iowa.

She was married to Roy Severson March 23, 1935. To this union four sons were born: Richard, Ronald, Verlin and Samuel. Mrs. Severson is survived by her husband and sons, eight grandchildren, also 13 brothers and sisters: Louis V. of Oklahoma City, Okla , William R. of Osage, Joe L. of Coos Bay, Ore., Inez Huber of Oklahoma City, Okla., Robert L. of Lyle, Verlin P. of Holdenville, Okla., James E. of, Tim Halvorson; Mason City, Ruth Belz of St. Ansgar, Hazel Petznick of Hixton, Wis., Mae Petznick of Plymouth, Fae Severson of Lake North, Fla., Dorothy Hulshizer of Gays Mills, Wis., and Louise Kirchgatter of St. Ansgar.

Mrs. Severson was a member of Deer Creek Lutheran church. Burial was at Woodbury cemetery.

Source: St. Ansgar Enterprise, 2 Dec. 1965, page 1, column 6
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Jeanne Marie Norregaard

1961-1965

Jeanne Norregaard Funeral Held At Our Savior's

Funeral services for Jeanne Marie Norregaard, age 4, were held Tuesday, August 2 at Our Savior's Lutheran church with the Rev. Merland Johnson officiating. Interment was in Woodbury Cemetery, west of Lyle.

Jeanne Marie, the daughter of Walter and Shirley (Paulson) Norregaard, was born July 25, 1961. She was baptized October 19 that same year.

She died suddenly July 31 as she was being rushed to St. Olaf hospital in Austin following a attack of illness.

She is survived by her parents, three sisters, Mrs. Leroy (Bernice) Sorg, Austin; Susan and Marie; four brothers, Mark, Daniel, Nathan and Robert, all at home. Also her maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Paulson, Pequot Lakes, Minn. , and paternal grandmother, Mrs. P. J. Norregaard.

She was preceded in death by her grandfather and two brothers, Walter Jr. in 1959 and Peter in 1960, both of whom were taken ill suddenly and dying suddenly just as Jeanne did.

Casket bearers were John Harris, Billy Pugh, Bobby Pugh, Craig Zuelke, Darwin Ziegler and Randy Ziegler.

Source: St. Ansgar Enterprise, 12 Aug. 1965, Lyle Leader
News supplement, page 1, column 6
Credit: Mitche Helle

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Lulu (Rice) Hughson

c1882-1965

Lulu Hughson Funeral Held At Austin June 14

Funeral services for a former Lyle resident, Mrs. Lula Hughson, 83, were held June 14 at First Methodist church in Austin with Dr. William Law officiating with interment in Woodbury cemetery west of Lyle.

Mrs. Hughson died very suddenly last Thursday at St. Olaf Hospital in Austin following spine surgery for a blood clot. She had returned to her home in Austin only the previous Sunday from California where she had spent the winter with her son, Ward J. Hughson at El Monte.

Mrs. Hughson, the former Lula Rice, lived a good portion of her life in Lyle and the vicinity before moving to Austin. When a young woman she was employed in the Dixon Hotel in Lyle.

She is survived by five sons, Milford J. Carroll of Austin; Ward J. Hughson, El Monte, Calif.; Dor L. Hughson, Canoga Park, Calif.; Albert E. and Arthur L. Hughson, both or Austin; also ten grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Source: St. Ansgar Enterprise, 17 June 1965,
Lyle Leader News supplement, page 1, column 5
Credit: Mitche Helle

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Hazel Belle (DeLaney) Bell

1897-1965

Mrs. Harry Bell Funeral Held At Bethel Alliance

Funeral services for Mrs. Harry Bell, 67 were held Tuesday, May 11 at Bethel Alliance church in Lyle with the Rev. M. H. Averbeck officiating. Interment was in Woodbury cemetery west of Lyle.

Hazel Belle Bell, the daughter of William and Clara DeLaney was born May 13, 1897 in Mitchell county.

She attended the rural school Mitchell county schools and also the Lyle high school.

On January 18, 1915 she was married to Harry Bell at Osage, Iowa. This marriage was blessed with four children, one daughter and three sons.

She resided in the Lyle community and was a member of the Bethel Alliance church, a Sunday School teacher for many years and very active in the activities of the church. She also was a Gold Star mother with the American Legion Auxiliary and a member of the Woodbury Workers.

Mrs. Bell died May 9 just four days before her 68th. birthday. She had been a resident of the Comforcare Nursing Home in Austin since November, 1964 and a patient at St. Olaf Hospital in Austin the past five weeks where she died.

She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. George (Virginia) Weiss of Austin; two sons, Verne Bell of Austin and William Bell of Lyle; also nine grandchildren and ten great grandchildren; also two sisters, Mrs. Hugh (Thelma) Starr, La Habra, Calif.; and Mrs. Amy Hill of Osage; one brother, Eugene DeLaney of Lyle; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Harry, one son Marion L. Bell and one brother, Lee De Laney.

Source: St. Ansgar Enterprise, 20 May 1965,
Lyle Leader News supplement, page 1, column 5
Credit: Mitche Helle

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Ole A. Olson

1886-1965

Ole A. Olson Funeral Held In Austin

Funeral services were held Thursday, March 25 for a former Lyle area man, Ole A. Olson of Austin, Minn. at St. Olaf Lutheran church in Austin with the Rev. Melvin Hauge officiating. Interment was in Woodbury cemetery west of Lyle.

Ole A. Olson, eldest son of Andrew and Anna (Adamson) Olson was born at Northwood, Iowa, on July 31, 1886. He was confirmed at the age of fifteen in the Lutheran faith at Northwood.

As a young man he came to the Lyle and London vicinity where he was employed as a laborer on various farms and also at the Lyle Tow Mill. On January 14, 1914 he was united in marriage to Gertrude A. Bedford at the Bedford homestead in Lyle township. They established their home on a farm near London which was his occupation until he moved to Austin in March 1942 and was employed there for Geo. A. Hormel Co. until his retirement January 29, 1959.

He had been in failing health for about four years, but died quite suddenly March 23.

He is survived by his wife, Gertrude; a daughter Mrs. Jens (Elizabeth) Larson of Austin; a grandson, David Ames of Minneapolis; a step; grandson, Vernon Ames of Austin; a step granddaughter Mrs. Jerome (Mary June) Gerhart of Brownsdale and nine great grandchildren. Also three sisters, Mrs. Ova (Lizzie) Throne; Mrs. Chris (Sophie) Geiger, both of Albert Lea and Mrs. William (Amanda) Thrasher of Austin.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Albert, Melvin and Theodore Olson.

Source: St. Ansgar Enterprise, 1 April 1965,
Lyle Leader News supplement, page 1, column 4
Credit: Mitche Helle

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Walter Henry Sherman

1896-1965

Walter Sherman Funeral Held January 27

Funeral services for Walter H. Sherman, 68, who died following a heart attack Sunday, January 24 at the Mitchell County Memorial hospital, Osage, were held Wednesday, January 27 at the Worlein Mortuary in Austin at 3 p. m. with the Rev. M. H. Averbeck, pastor of the Bethel Alliance church in Lyle officiating.

Music was furnished by the Dahl Quartet, accompanied by Delbert Saman, organist. Burial was in Woodbury cemetery in the family plot. Casket bearers were members of Post 105 of the Lyle American Legion, with military escort also by members of Post 105.

Mr. Sherman died just seven weeks after the sudden death of his twin brother, Willis.

Walter Henry Sherman was born October 15, 1896, in Lyle, Mower county, Minnesota, the son of Jewett Henry and Mary Ellen Sherman. He was reared in Lyle, and attended the Lyle public schools. He was employed at various jobs until he entered the Armed Services in World War I October 22, 1918. He served in the Army until January of 1919 when he received his honorable discharge at Camp Dodge, Iowa.

He was married to Hazel V. Riehm October 5, 1921. They had resided in Lyle since their marriage. Mr. Sherman worked at the Chevrolet plant at Flint, Mich, for a short time. He returned to Lyle and was employed at the Hormel packing plant in Austin, retiring from that employment after 30 years of service. He became ill in 1962, and after undergoing two surgical operations, developed a heart condition from which he never recovered.

Mr. Sherman was a member of the American Legion Post 105 of Lyle, and was for many years a member of the Lyle Fire department. He attended the Bethel Alliance church.

Survivors include his wife, Hazel; two brothers, Edward B. and Stanton L. Sherman of Wibaux, Mont.; also numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

Relatives attending the funeral from out of town were Stanton L. Sherman and Beaman L. Sherman of Wibaux, Mont., and others from Carpenter, Des Moines, Jewell, Mason City, Osage, Rockford, Iowa and the surrounding area.

Source: St. Ansgar Enterprise, 4 Feb. 1965,
Lyle Leader News supplement, page 1, columns 1, 2 & 3

NOTE: twin brother of Willis Francis Sherman
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Willis Francis Sherman

1896-1964

Willis Sherman Funeral Held December 9

The village of Lyle and surrounding community was deeply grieved and shocked to learn of the unexpected death of Willis F. Sherman, 68, who succumbed to a heart attack Sunday night at the Mitchell County Memorial Hospital in Osage while visiting his brother, Walter.

Mr. Sherman, with his sister-in-law, Mrs. Walter Sherman, had spent the afternoon visiting his twin brother and were preparing to return Home when he was stricken. The doctor at the hospital was summoned, but deceased was beyond help. At the same time he suffered the fatal attack, his brother also had a heart attack.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, December 9 at the Worlein Mortuary in Austin at 1:30 p. m. with the Rev. M. H. Averbeck, pastor of the Bethel Alliance Church in Lyle officiating. Music was furnished by the Dahl Quartet accompanied by Mrs. Leola Dahl, organist. Burial was made in Woodbury cemetery in the family plot. Casket bearers were members of the American Legion Post of Lyle, with the military escort also by members of the Post.

Willis Francis Sherman was born October 15, 1896 at Lyle, the son of Jewett H. and Mary Ellen Sherman. He was reared in Lyle, and attended the Lyle schools, graduating in 1915. After his graduation he was employed by Mr. G. A. Hartson until his entry into the Armed services October 22, 1918, where he served in the Army until January 11, 1919 when he received his honorable discharge at Camp Dodge, Iowa.

Mr. Sherman was employed at the Chevrolet plant in Flint, Mich, for several years, then returned to Lyle and entered the poultry business which he operated for 22 1/2 years. At the time of his death he was engaged in the general trucking business.

Deceased was a charter member of the American Legion Post No. 105 of Lyle, and was a past commander and past historian of the organization. He was also a lifelong member of the Lyle Fire Dept. and affiliated himself with the Bethel Alliance Church. He was widely known and loved over a large area for his generous, pleasing personality and his loyalty to family and friends.

Survivors are his twin brother, Walter; also brothers, Edward B. Sherman and Stanton L. Sherman both of Wibaux, Mont, and nieces and nephews, and a host of friends.

Relatives attending the funeral from out of town were Mr. and Edward Sherman, Mr. and Mrs. Stanton Sherman, Wibaux, Mont, and others came from Mason City, Rockford and Carpenter, Iowa and the surrounding area.

Source: St. Ansgar Enterprise, 17 Dec. 1964,
Lyle Leader News supplement, page 1, column 4
Credit: Mitche Helle

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Sam H. Huber

1891-1964

Sam H. Huber Funeral Held At Northwood

Funeral services for Sam Huber, 73, who died Wednesday, October 14 at Veterans hospital in Minneapolis, were held Saturday, October 17 at Northwood with the Rev. Eugene Schmidt of Otranto officiating.

Mr. Huber was born in St. Ansgar July 9, 1891, the son of James and Emma Huber. He was married to Ann Ruud May 2, 1920 at Austin, Minn. He was a farmer and also operated the general store in Meltonville.

He is survived by his wife and a son, James, of Meltonville.

Burial was in the Woodbury cemetery at Lyle.

Source: St. Ansgar Enterprise, 22 Oct. 1964, page 1, column 4
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