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Jessica Rae Overby, 10, of Austin, Minnesota, died Sunday, April 18, 2004,
at St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester.
She was born Jan. 6, 1994, in Austin, to Randy and Linda (Krulish) Overby.
She attended Southgate and later Neveln schools.
Survivors include her parents, Randy and Linda Overby, Austin; brothers,
Mathew and Raymond Overby, Austin; grandparents, Evabelle Krulish, Lyle;
Carstin and Wanda Overby, Austin; great-grandmother, Mabel Overby, Austin;
aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. today, April 21, 2004, at the mortuary and Thursday
at the church for one hour before the service.
Service: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Lyle with
the Rev. Barbara Finley-Shea officiating. Casket bearers will be Jimmy
Krulish, Heath Deters, Tristen Deters, Nick Deters and Kory Briggs.
Interment: Grandview Cemetery, Austin.
Funeral Home: Clasen-Jordan Mortuary, Austin.
#2 of 2 items - Story:
LYLE, MINNESOTA -- An Austin girl died Sunday from injuries received in a
three-vehicle accident Saturday on U.S 218 about 4 miles north of Lyle.
Jessica Rae Overby, 11, was taken to Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester,
the State Patrol reported. She died Sunday, according to Mower County Chief
Deputy Mark May.
The patrol said Jessica was a passenger in a car driven by Linda Rae
Overby, 40, of Austin who was driving south on the highway at about 12:50
p.m. Saturday. A sport utility vehicle in front of her stopped to make a
left turn onto Mower County Road 22, and Overby ran into the back of the
SUV. Overby's car then went into the northbound lane and was struck by a
The driver of the SUV was identified as Christine Marie Hanson, 15, of
Rose Creek. She was not injured. A passenger in the SUV, Lori J. Hanson,
44, of Rose Creek, was injured but said she would go to the hospital on
The driver of the third vehicle was Nicole J. Henaman, 29, of St. Ansgar,
Iowa. Linda Overby and Henaman were taken to Austin Medical Center, where
they were treated and released, according to a medical center spokeswoman.
Submitted to Mower MNGenWeb by K. Pike.