MOWER COUNTY GENEALOGY: Obituaries

 

Mower County Obituaries
Part 102

 

 

Richard William Willmert

1931-2009

Richard William "Dick" Willmert, 78, died at his home in Austin on July 10, 2009.

He was born February 8, 1931, in Blue Earth, Minn., the son of Ole and Dorothy (Hesterman) Willmert. He received his education in St. Johnís Parochial School and the then attended Austin High School. Dick served with the Minnesota National Guard at Camp Rucker, Alabama during the Korean Conflict. On June 8, 1952, he was married to Lorraine Langerud at Salem Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. After his military service, Dick worked at Wilsonís in Albert Lea and later Culligan Water in Austin, before owning and operating two Phillips 66 gas stations in Austin. From 1966 to 1985, he was employed by the Geo A. Hormel Company. In 1985, he began working for the Minnesota DOT until his retirement in 1995. He was an active member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, serving as an usher, a school board member, a trustee and an elder. He enjoyed all sports, especially watching his children and grandchildren playing sports and caring for his yard. He was also a member of American Legion Post 91, where he was First Vice Commander and was in charge of the upcoming Iraq/Afghanistan Veterans dinner.

Survivors include his wife, Lorraine Willmert, Austin; six children, Diane (Mike) Gilbert, Rochester, Rick (Julie) Willmert, Cottage Grove, Ruth (Vance) Oelkers, Darlene (Randy) Duholm and Debbie (Mike Marcks) Willmert, all of Austin and Rita Seha, Rochester; daughter-in-law, Margaret ďMargiĒ Willmert, Mankato; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Bryan (Mary) Willmert, Orlo (Jean) Willmert, Justine Willmert and sister-in-law, Barb Willmert, all of Albert Lea and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, David and Randy; granddaughter, Heidi Newell; grandson, Raymond Milholland; a great-grandson, Carter Newell and a brother, John Willmert

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 15, 2009, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church with the Reverend Warren Schmidt officiating. Interment will follow the service at Grandview Cemetery, rural Austin with military honors by American Legion Post #91. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 14th at the Worlein Funeral Home and for one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday. Casketbearers will be Steven Willmert, Matthew Oelkers, Mark Oelkers, Jesse Duholm, Andrew Willmert, Corey Newell, Darrick Marcks and James Willmert.

[Austin Daily Herald, July 13, 2009]

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Rosella Johnson

1914-1996

OSAGE, IOWA - Rosella Johnson, 81, of Osage, formerly of Austin, Minnesota, died Friday (March 15, 1996) at the Osage Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Dennis Hanson officiating. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Cemetery, Austin, Minnesota.

Visitation will begin at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church.

Schroeder and Sites Funeral Home, 207 S. School St., St. Ansgar, is in charge of the arrangements.

Rosella Johnson was born May 2, 1914, at Kensett.

Survivors include four daughters, JoAnn Payne, St. Paul, Minn., Mary Zuehl, Toeterville, Suzzane Allen, Donna, Texas, and Deborah Oelkers, Gransburg, Wis.; two sons, Jaynard Johnson Jr., Lansing, Minn., and Richard Johnson, Owatonna, Minn.; three sisters, Martha Von Hagen, Estherville, Ruby Koeder, Pequot Lakes, Minn., and Irene Sexton, Northwood; and 22 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two sisters

[Globe Gazette 03/18/1996]

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Mabel M. (nee Beck) (Hildreth) Kjome

1908-1996

AUSTIN, MINN. -- Mabel M. Hildreth Kjome, 88, of 204 11th Ave N.W., Austin, died Monday (Sept. 16, 1996) at her home.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Church of Christ, Austin, with Pastor Ron Kelly officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Clasen-Jordan Mortuary, 209 Second Ave N.W., Austin, and one hour before services on Thursday at the church. Casket bearers will be Brian Hammer, Craig Markham, Norman Kjome Jr., Vernon Johnson, David Sorensen and David Fenchel.

Mabel M. Hildreth Kjome was born May 3, 1908, at Sargeant, Minn., the daughter of Henry and Agnes (Benzil) Beck. She graduated from Austin High School.

She was united in marriage to Russell Hildreth in 1928 at Austin. He preceded her in death.

She was united in marriage to Norman Kjome Sr. in 1966. He preceded her in death. Mabel was a retired Hormel Foods Corp. employee. She was a member of the Church of Christ and a member of the Eagle's Auxiliary.

Survivors include daughters and son-in-law, Yvonne Hammer and her husband, Lloyd, of Austin, and Carol Markham of Mason City, Iowa; stepchildren and spouses, Norm and Bonnie Kjome of Austin, Jacob and Carol Brady of Austin, and Karen and Alan Liffengren of Peoria, Ill.; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a special friend and companion, Bernard Murphy of Austin; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Esther Hildreth of Austin; Art and Virginia Hildreth of California; Eleanor Hildreth of California; and Lu Beck of Denver, Colo.

She was preceded in death by husbands, Russell Hildreth and Norman Kjome Sr.; son. . . .

[Mason City Globe Gazette 09/18/1996]

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Jacquelyn Marie (nee Milne) Mittun

1931-2009

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Jacquelyn Marie Mittun, 77, of Austin, died at Austin Medical Center Friday afternoon, July 10, 2009.

She was born on September 13, 1931, in Fosston, Minnesota, the daughter of John and Marie (Swanson) Milne. She graduated from Fosston High School and then continued her education at the Minnesota School of Business and worked as a secretary in Minneapolis. On June 1, 1953, she was united in marriage to James Allen Mittun in Grand Forks, N.D. They made their home in Moorhead and later Breckenridge, before moving to Austin in 1966. While living in Austin, Jacquelyn worked as a teacherís aide at Shaw school. She was member of the First United Methodist Church and the Ladies Aid. She was an Elks member and a volunteer the Reach for Recovery Program at the Austin Medical Center. She was a member of Federated Women, the Faculty Wives and was a volunteer for the Red Cross. She enjoyed walks, playing bridge and traveling. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and friends. James died on Feb. 4, 2004.

Jacquelyn is survived by three children, Mary Lynn (Jack) Irby, Durango, Colo., Patricia Jo (Rob) Hunter, Salida, Colo. and Michael (Victoria) Mittun, Chandler, Ariz.; seven grandchildren, Christen Irby, Maghan McKevitt, Wynne Hunter, Jacquelyn Hunter, Braden Mittun, Carson Mittun and Gabrielle Mittun; one sister, Muriel (David) Leavitt, Mohall, N.D. and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband and two brothers, Ross Milne and James Milne.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 14, 2009, at the First United Methodist Church with the Reverend Pat Toschak officiating. Interment will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, Minn. There will be no visitation or reviewal. The Worlein Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements. Memorials are preferred to First United Methodist Church or the American Cancer Society.

[Austin Daily Herald, July 13, 2009]


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Jacquelyn Marie Mittun 1931-2009

Jacquelyn Marie Mittun, 77, of Austin, died at Austin Medical Center on July 10, 2009.

She was born on September 13, 1931, in Fosston, Minn., the daughter of John and Marie (Swanson) Milne. She graduated from Fosston High School and then continued her education at the Minnesota School of Business and worked as a secretary in Minneapolis. On June 1, 1953, she was united in marriage to James Allen Mittun in Grand Forks, N.D. They made their home in Moorhead and later Breckenridge, Minn., before moving to Austin in 1966. While living in Austin, Jacquelyn worked as a teacherís aide at Shaw School.

She was member of the First United Methodist Church and the Ladies Aid. She was an Elks member and a volunteer for the Reach for Recovery Program at the Austin Medical Center. She was a member of Federated Women, the Faculty Wives and was a volunteer for the Red Cross. She enjoyed walks, playing bridge and traveling. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and friends. James died on Feb. 4, 2004.

Jacquelyn is survived by three children: Mary Lynn (Jack) Irby, Durango, Colo., Patricia Jo (Rob) Hunter, Salida, Colo. and Michael (Victoria) Mittun, Chandler, Ariz.; seven grandchildren: Christen Irby, Maghan McKevitt, Wynne Hunter, Jacquelyn Hunter, Braden Mittun, Carson Mittun and Gabrielle Mittun; sister, Muriel (David) Leavitt, Mohall, N.D.; and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and two brothers, Ross Milne and James Milne.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, August 14, 2009, at the First United Methodist Church with the Reverend Pat Toschak officiating. Interment will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, Minn. There will be no visitation or reviewal. The Worlein Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements. Memorials are preferred to First United Methodist Church or the American Cancer Society.

[Austin Daily Herald - Aug. 11, 2009]

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Alfred Bastian

c1888-1967

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ALFRED BASTIAN

Alfred Bastian, 78, died Wednesday at St. Olaf Hospital after a lingering illness.

He resided at 304 2nd St SE and is survived by his widow Lena; three daughters, Mrs. George (Lucille) Waterbury, Miss Eleanor Bastian, Miss Violet Bastian, Austin; three sons, Virgil and Alfred Jr. of Rockford, Illinois, Floyd of Austin; 15 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Dr. Carl Bastian, Madison. S.D., and Dr. Louis Bastian, Independence, lowa.

Funeral services will be held Saturday.

[Austin Daily Herald, Thursday, January 12, 1967]


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FUNERALS

BASTIAN -- Funeral services for Alfred Bastian will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church. Temporary interment will be at Oakwood Cemetery. Friends may call at Worlein Funeral Home from 10 a.m. Friday until 11 a.m. Saturday, and at the church from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

[Austin Daily Herald, Thursday, January 12, 1967]

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Julius Oscar Anderson

1885-1967

MARRIED ELLA PETERSON AND FLORENCE FROST

Julius Oscar Anderson was born on May 23, 1885, at Broadhead, Wisconsin, the son of Olena and Anton Anderson.

He resided at Broadhead until 1906, when he began working as a farm hand in Minnesota and Iowa. On December 13, 1912, he married Ella Peterson in Owatona, Minnesota, and was engaged in farming on Austin Rt. 1. Nine children were born to this union.

She preceded him in death in 1930. Mr. Anderson then married Florence Frost in August 1933, at Austin, Minnesota, and eight children were born to that union.

Mr. Anderson died Friday, January 6, 1967, at Raymond's Nursing Home, after a lingering illness.

He is survived by his wife, Florence; six daughters: Mrs. Ora Morgan, Mrs. Chester (Esther) Lerum, Mrs. Joseph (Evelyn) James, Mrs. Grant (Lorraine) Gullickson, Mrs. Eldon (Jean) Huemann, Mrs. Delbert (Karen) Kinny; 11 sons: Julian, Orland, Irving, Donald, Richard, nathan, Kenneth, Lyle, Dwayne, Russell, Rueben; 28 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a brother, Lewis Anderson, beloit, Wisconsin; two sisters, Mrs. Bess Burns, Mrs. Orlie (Olive) Martin, Beloit.

His parents, a brother, two sisters, preceded him in death.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, January 10, 1967, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Rev. G.C. Knutson officiating. Interment was in Red Oak Grove Cemetery weith Jordan Mortuary in charge of arrangements.

Austin Daily Herald, Thursday, January 12, 1967.

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Herman Emil Denisen

1892-1960

SON OF MR. AND MRS. PETER DENISEN OF LYLE

LYLE, MINNESOTA -- Herman Emil Denisen, 68, died Wednesday at the Halverson Nursing Home, Austin, where he had been a patient for four years. A carpenter by trade, he was a veteran of World War I.

He was born in Lyle Township, to Mr. and Mrs. Peter Denisen, July 21, 1892, and had lived in this area all his life.

Survivong are two brothers, Axel, of Austin; Walter, of Lyle; and a sister, Mrs. Carl T. (Edna) Hansen, of Tyler, Minnesota.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church here. Rev. M. Johnson will officiate. Burial will be in Six-Mile Grove Ceemtery with military rites by Lyle Post 105 of the American Legion.

Mason City Globe Gazette Friday, November 18, 1960.

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Anna G. (nee Paulson) Halverson

c1883-1967

Anna G. Halverson

Mrs. Anna G. Halverson, 83, died this morning at St. Olaf Hospital. A former resident of 309 3rd Ave. NE, she resided at St. Mark's Lutheran Home the past 2 1/2 years.

Surviving are five daughters: Mrs. Roland (Agnes) Sheldon, Denver, Colorado, Mrs. Maurice (Verna) Holmers, Overland Park, Kansas, Mrs. Bernard (Doris) Carpenter, Minneapolis, Mrs. Eunice Dalagher, St. Paul, Mrs. R.S. (Phyllis) Hemstad, St. Petersburg, Florida; two sons, Orville and Merril Halverson, Austin; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Johnny Paulson, Ellendale, and Otto Paulson, Burley, Idaho.

Funeral services will be held on Monday.

Austin Daily Herald, Friday, February 17, 1967

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Henry William Edward Freid Studer

1896-1966

SON OF GEORGE AND MARY STUDER
MARRIED ESTHER SCHLOO


Henry Studer 1897-1966

Henry William Edward Freid Studer was born on July 9, 1896, at Oak Creek, Wisconsin, the son of George and Mary Studer.

He attended District 78 School in Dexter and was engaged in farming in the Dexter Township for 15 years.

He was married to Miss Esther Schloo, on November 19, 1925 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Dexter, and moved to Nicolville, Austin Rt. 5, where he lived until the time of his death. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church Mens Club.

He died on September 22, 1966 of a heart attack.

He is survived by his widow, Esther.

Funeral services were held on September 25, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Dexter, with Rev. F. Werner officiating. Interment was in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, with Worlein Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Out-of-town persons attending the funeral came from St. Petersburg, Florida, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Waterloo and Rudd, Iowa; Goodhue, Pelican Rapids, Pine River, Albert Lea, Rochester, West Concord and Dodge Center, Minnesota.

Austin Daily Herald, Tuesday, September 27, 1966

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Cora (nee Torbenson) Jensen

1897-1966

Mrs. Ray L. (Cora) Jensen, daughter of Ole and Hannah Field Torbenson was born in Sacred Heart, Minnesota, July 12. 1897.

She attended school in Sacred Heart, where she graduated from high school and then attended Winona State Teachers College. She taught at Brownton and St. James, Minn, and Missoula, Mont, before her marriage to Ray L. Jensen at Spokane, Wash, Dec. 27, 1919. They lived in Missoula, Mont, and Pierre, S.D. before coming to Austin in 1923. The family home was at 907 8th Ave. NW.

Mrs. Jensen was a member of the First Methodist Church, served as a deputy in the Sheriffs office for Sheriff Albert Reinartz and had worked part time for a number of years in the City Assessors office for William Ellickson. Mrs. Jensen had been ill for the past 3Ĺ years and died at St. Olaf Hospital, Sept. 19.

Survivors are her husband, Ray L. Jensen; a daughter, Mrs. Fred (Eileen) Raak, West St. Paul; one son, Ray F. Jensen, Fort Dodge, Iowa; nine grandchildren; a brother, Verdie Torbenson, St. Ansgar, Iowa, and nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 2 p.m. at the First Methodist Church, Rev. Stanley Hanks officiating.

Interment was at Oakwood Cemetery with Arnold Sater, John Tate, Robert Campbell, Wayne. McDaniel, Chris Vendt and Austin Molitor serving as bearers.

Mr. and Mrs. Ben Jensen and Mr. and Mrs. Ward Hubbs, Gary, S.D.; Mr. and Mrs. O. B. Bushland, Oelwein, Iowa; Mrs. Miller Nelson and Mr. George Nelson, Titonka, Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Anderson, Minneapolis were among the relatives from out-of-town attending the services.

Austin Daily Herald, Wednesday, September 28, 1966

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Erma Ball

1903-1996

HANSELL, IOWA -- Erma Ball, 93, of Hansell, died Thursday, April 25, 1996, at the Hampton Care Center.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Hansell United Methodist Church with the Rev. Edward Clevenger officiating. Burial will be in the Hampton Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. today with the family greeting friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Sietsema-Vogel Funeral Home, Hampton.

Erma Ball was born April 17, 1903, in rural Lyle, Minnesota.

Survivors include one daughter, Reba Schultz of Hansell; six grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one sister and three brothers.

[Mason City Globe Gazette, 04/26/1996]

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ALBERT K. SUTTON

c1898-1965

Albert E. Sutton, 67, formerly of Austin, died Sunday at Wadsworth Veteran's Hospital, Los Angeles, California.

Survivors include his wife, Delilah V. (Leighton); two sons, Albert of Palous Verdes Estates, Calif., Robert of Malibu Calif.; two daughters, Mrs. Richard Harris (Margaret) Playa del Ray, Calif., Mrs. Fred Dalessi (Delilah Anne) Claremont, Calif.; 19 grandchildren, one brother, George of Minneapolis.

Services will be Tuesday at Los Angeles.

[Austin Daily Herald - Monday, August 9, 1965]

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Anna C. (nee Helle) Benson

1921-2009

Anna Catherine Benson, 88, of Austin, died at Sacred Heart Care Center early Tuesday morning.

She was born on February 1, 1921 to Ole M. and Lena (Turtedahl) Helle in Winnebago County, Iowa. She attended Lime Creek Day School and graduated from Austin High School in 1939. She married Palmer Benson on Sept. 5, 1943 at St. Johnís Lutheran Church in Austin.

Anna was employed by Hormel Foods Corp. for more than 40 years, retiring on April 1, 1982. She was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church and Hormel Retirees. Anna enjoyed playing her violin and entertained at many wedding dances, rest homes and with various bands. Her husband, Palmer, accompanied her with his guitar. She enjoyed cooking, sewing and was active in Ladies Aid at Holy Cross.

Survivors include two daughters, Joanne Benson and Patty Shatek, both, Austin; one son, Ronald Benson, Austin; two grandchildren, Nicole Shatek, Austin, DeAnna Van Zee, Sioux Falls, S.D.; sisters, Minnie (Richard) Scheffel, Lillian (Donald) Brady and Ruth (Sheldon) Lukes, all of Austin.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and three brothers, Orville, Melvin and Hans Helle.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, July 17, 2009 at Worlein Funeral Home Chapel, Austin with the Reverend Robert Stohlmann officiating. Friends may call from 4 to 6p.m., Thursday, July 16, 2009, at Worlein Funeral Home, Austin and at the church one hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Oakwood Cemetery, Austin.

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Beverlee A. (Nelson) Hoban

c1941-2000

Beverlee A. Hoban, 58, of 303 Fourth Ave. SW, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2000, at Austin Medical Center.

Survivors include her husband, Michael Hoban, Austin; a son and daughter-in-law, Wade and Tamara McKay, Austin; two grandchildren, Breanna and Collin; a brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Algia Lynn Nelson, Raleigh, NC; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Katie and Dan Ulwelling, Austin, Krystal and Lynn C. Myers, Hastings.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Christian and Blanche Nelson.

∑ Service: 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, 2000, memorial Mass at Queen of Angels Catholic Church, Austin, with the Rev. Donald Zenk officiating.

∑ Visitation: Family will greet friends at luncheon at Austin Elks Club after service Thursday.

∑ Interment: Private at Grandview Cemetery.

∑ Funeral Home: Mayer Funeral Home of Austin.

[Austin Daily Herald, Feb. 22, 2000]

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Thad Irvin Holtz

2000-2000

Thad Irvin Holtz, infant son of Troy and Diana Holtz, died Monday, Feb. 14, 2000, at birth, at the Austin Medical Center.

Survivors include his parents, Diana (Detwiler) and Troy Holtz of Austin; paternal grandparents Linda and David Holtz of Waseca; maternal grandparents John and Leona Detwiler of Austin; great-grandmothers Lorraine Miller of Waseca, Lillie Traff of Austin, Lois Detwiler of Austin; aunts and uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by great-grandparents Irvin Miller, Floyd and Charlotte Holtz, Emil Traff, Douglas and Borghild Detwiler and one cousin Jakob Detwiler.

Services were held Friday, Feb. 18, 2000 at Worlein Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dan Kahl officiating.

Interment was at Oakwood Cemetery.

[Austin Daily Herald, Feb. 22, 2000]

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Anna (nee Fink) Loecher

1903-2000

Anna Loecher, 96, died Saturday, February 19, 2000, at Sacred Heart Care Center, where she was a resident.

Anna Fink was born March 18, 1903 in Rose Creek, Minn. to Phillip and Emma (Frien) Fink. She was later united in marriage to John Loecher. They had two children, a son Donald and a daughter Eileen. Anna was a member of Queen of Angels Catholic Church and the Gold Star Mothers. She will be lovingly remembered for her zest for life and sense of humor.

She is survived by her daughter Eileen Doherty, Aurora, Colo.; four grandchildren; a sister Magdalena Adams, Austin; a brother-in-law Ernest Loecher, Austin; a niece Marjorie Boelman, Austin.

She is preceded in death by her husband John on Jan. 30, 1971; her son Donald; two brothers and one sister.

∑ Service: A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 25, 2000 at the Sacred heart Care Center Chapel with Father Frank Enright and Father Donald Zenk officiating.

∑ Interment: Calvary Cemetery

∑ Visitation: There will be a 6:30 p.m. wake service on Thursday at Sacred Heart where friends may call from 5-7 p.m. and also one hour before the service on Friday.

Mayer Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

[Austin Daily Herald, Feb. 22, 2000]

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Jerry Roger Jirele

1938-2000

Jerry Roger Jirele, 61, Owatonna, died Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2000 at St. Mary's Hospital.

He was born Dec. 16, 1938 in Steele Co., Minn. the son of Edward and Alice (Heath) Jirele. Jerry graduated from Owatonna High School in 1957. Following high school he went into the army from the summer of 1957 to Nov. 1960. He spent the last two years stationed in France. Following his military service he married Iris Hanson May 28, 1961 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. The couple then lived in Owatonna. Jerry was a pressman for the Owatonna People's Press from 1961 to 1963. The couple then moved to Austin where Jerry operated a Clark Gas Station until 1967 when they moved back to Owatonna and Mr. Jirele worked in road construction for Fisher Construction Co. of Apple Valley. Following his road construction he was a custodian with the Owatonna Public School System for six years. Then in 1979 he went to work as a truck driver for the NAPA Distribution Center where he currently worked.

He was a member of the Eagle's Aerie 1791 and the Steele Stepper Square Dance Club. He was Scouter of the Year in 1985, Pack Master of Pack 351, and Assistant Scout Master of Troop 351. He enjoyed camping, collecting things including buttons and 1/16th scale cars, and his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife Iris Jirele, Owatonna; son Roger Jirele, Owatonna; daughters Julie and Rick Bartholomew, Owatonna, Mary and Allen Penkava, Austin, Alyson and Saad Islam, Onalaska, Wis.; five grandchildren; brother James Jirele, Louisville, Ky., mother Alice Jirele, Owatonna; many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Edward Jirele.

∑ Service: 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, 2000 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Owatonna with the Rev. Stephen Kidder officiating.

∑ Interment: St. John Cemetery in Owatonna

∑ Visitation: Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. at Michaelson Funeral Home, 1930 Austin Rd. on Friday, Feb. 18, 2000 and on Saturday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church from 1 to 2 p.m.

[Austin Daily Herald, Feb. 16, 2000]

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George F. Hajek

1926-2000

George F. Hajek, 73, of rural Glenville, died Sunday, Feb. 13, 2000, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester of a massive stroke.

George was born on December 25, 1926, in Freeborn County, Minnesota, the son of Frank and Marie (Zitek) Hajek. He graduated from Austin High School in 1944. After completion of his Basic Training in Texas, George served with the US Army as a Company Clerk. He served in the Philippine Islands during the end of World War II. On June 12, 1949, George was united in marriage to Arlene Funfar in Austin. George was an avid baseball player and fan. He played with the Myrtle Town Team in his youth. He served on the London Cemetery Board, and as Past Commander and Chaplain of the Glenville American Legion, where he was a life member. he was also a life member of the VFW and a member of the Elks Lodge.

George was a Freeborn County Commissioner from 1987 to 1998. Some of George's favorite activities were enjoying spending time with this grandchildren, clearing and cutting wood by hand, hunting and fishing, and reading. He particularly enjoyed reading things about World War II. He loved the land and nature. Another favorite activity was walking in the woods picking mushrooms and looking for jack-in-the-pulpits.

He is survived by his wife Arlene, of rural Glenville, son Vince (Nancy) Hajek, rural Glenville, twin grandsons Ryan and fiancee Lisa Ritter, Glenville and Nathan Hajek, Glenville; granddaughter Beth Marie Hajek, Glenville; sisters-in-law Joie Hajek, Albert Lean and Evelyn and her husband Alvin Svenson, Austin; niece Lana Hajek, Myrtle; and nephew Roman Hajek and his family, Rose Creek; and also sadly missed by his companion, Duke.

George was preceded in death by his parents, his son Dave. and his brother Emil.

∑ Service: Memorial services were today, Feb. 15, 2000 at 10:30 a.m. at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Myrtle, with the Rev. Daniel Baker officiating.

∑ Interment: London Township Cemetery in the Spring. Military Honors will be accorded by Freeborn county Area Servicemen's Organizations.

Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

[Austin Daily Herald, Feb. 15, 2000]

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Jannell Marie (Baldus) Bausch

1956-2000

Jannell Marie (Baldus) Bausch, 43, Wacouta, died Saturday, Feb. 12, 2000, after a three-year struggle with cancer, at Fairview Red Wing Hospital in Red Wing.

She was born March 30, 1956, in Austin to Arnold and Eleanor (Thompson) Baldus. She was a 1974 graduate of Pacelli High School in Austin and a graduate of Mankato State University with a degree in criminology. She married William Bausch July 3, 1982, in Austin. They lived in Prior Lake before moving to Wacouta Township in 1994. He died July 5, 1999. She worked for the Republican Eagle in the advertising department. She was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Red Wing.

She is survived by two children, Heidi and Jacob Bausch, at home: one brother, Walter (Janet) Baldus, Austin; one sister, Sharon (Richard) Schleich, Owatonna; her stepfather George Kukowski, Austin; four stepbrothers, Don (Marsha) Kukowski, Winona, Rich (Elaine) Kukowski, Silver Springs, Md., Paul (Mary) Kukowski, Camano Island, Wash.; and Bill (Nancy) Kukowski, Minneapolis; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; an infant son, Sport; her parents; and one brother, Darrell Baldus.

∑ Service: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2000, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church with Father Thomas Walker officiating.

∑ Interment: Wacouta Cemetery.

∑ Visitation: Friends may call at Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel, on Tuesday from 3 to 8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. and Wednesday one hour prior to the time of services at the church.

[Austin Daily Herald, Feb. 14, 2000]

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Sylvia (nee Hemenway) Cole

c1900-2000

Sylvia C. Cole, 100, formerly of Austin, died Thursday, February 10, 2000, at Health East Care Center in St. Paul.

She is survived by a son Charles Cole, Minneapolis; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters-in-law George Hemenway, Park Rapids, and Harold Hemenway, Faribault; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by George Hemphill (son), Adeline (sister), Ann (sister).

∑ Service: 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Patricia M. Toschak officiating.

∑ Interment: Oakwood Cemetery in Austin.

∑ Visitation: Friends may call at Clasen-Jordan Mortuary on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. with an Eastern Star service at 6:30 p.m. and at the church on Tuesday one hour before the service.

The family prefers memorials to the Children's Home Society of Minnesota, 1605 Eustis St., St. Paul, Minn. 55108.

[Austin Daily Herald, Feb. 14, 2000]

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Donald Voss

1929-2000

Donald R. Voss, 70, 2200 Fifth Ave. NW, Austin, died early Saturday morning, Feb. 12, 2000, at Austin Medical Center.

Donald was born April 22, 1929, in Austin to Herman and Mary (Walters) Voss. He attended school in Austin and graduated from Austin High School in 1947. He attended Austin Junior College, where he took classes in drafting.

Don worked for George A. Hormel Co. for 39 years, initially as a welder-repairman and later in the "bug" shop as a mechanic. After retiring in 1986, he started a new career working at Farm Credit and then the Hormel Employees Credit Union.

Don was united in marriage to Katie Edson on Aug. 7, 1950, at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Austin. Don was the loving father of five children: Collette, Margy, Michael, Mark and Ann. He loved and respected Katie, his wife of 49 years. He was a loving father, guiding his children in his calm and patient way. Don had four grandchildren: Sarah, Katie, Brice and Seth. Sarah and Katie looked at Grandpa as their role model in many ways and carry with them great memories of spending time at Grandpa's and Grandma's house after school and during the summer. As they grew older they continued to depend on him for moral support and advice. Brice and Seth have felt the love of their Grandpa in countless ways even though it was often long distance. Don loved to golf, dance, fish, hunt and work in the yard. He volunteered his time at St. Edward's Catholic Church; especially in its early years. For the church he did construction, yard work, taught CCD and served on the parish council and the Diocesan Pastoral Council.

Not being able to golf lately was one of the most difficult things for him to accept bout he continued to enjoy watching his favorite players on TV.

Survivors include his wife Katie, Austin; son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Cindy Voss, Chatfield, Minn; three daughters and a son-in-law, Collette Ulwelling and Margy Voss, Austin and Ann and Ted Reicher, Davenport, Iowa; four grandchildren: Sarah, Katie, Brice and Seth; Brother and sister-in-law, Vic and Mary Toss, San Diego, Calif.; nieces: Leigh Greer and Nancy Loss, both in California.

He is preceded in death by son, Michael; infant son, Freddie and his parents.

∑ Service: A funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:30 am on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2000, at St. Edward's Catholic Church with Father Tim Biren and Father Paul Nelson officiating.

∑ Interment: Oakwood Cemetery.

∑ Visitation: There will be a 7:30 p.m. wake service on Monday evening at Mayer Funeral Home where friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. and also from 9 to 10 a.m. on Tuesday.

[Austin Daily Herald, Feb. 14, 2000]

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Shirley M. (Jorgenson) Williamson

d: 2000

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Shirley M. Williamson, 71, of 2003 D Burr Oak Drive, died Tuesday morning, Feb. 8, 2000 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester.

Survivors include her husband, Nordeen Williamson, Austin; daughter and son-in-law Barbara and John W. Schmitt, Staples, Minn., three grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, three brothers and sisters-in-law, Nels Jr. and Bonnie Jorgenson, Austin, Richard and Mary Jorgenson, Tuscon, James and Mary Jane Jorgenson, Austin, Marie and Gilbert Graves, Dexter, Susan Jorgenson, Bloomington.

∑ Service: 1:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, at Queen of Angels Catholic Church with Fr. Virgil Duellman officiating.

∑ Visitation: Noon-1 p.m. Friday, with a rosary recited 15 minutes before the service.

∑ Interment: Calvary Cemetery

[Austin Daily Herald, Feb. 11, 2000]

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Shirley M. Williamson, 71

Shirely M. Williamson, age 71 of 2003 D Burr Oak Drive, died Tuesday morning, February 8, 2000 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester.

Shirley Mae was born November 30, 1928 in Austin, Minn. to Nels and Alice (Caraw Jorgenson. On January 13, 1945 she was united in marriage to Nordeen C. Williamson. Shirley was a retired employee of Hormel Foods, serving 36 years, and a member of the Queen of Angels Catholic Church. Her hobbies included collecting dolls, hummel plates and crocheting.

Survivors include her husband: Nordeen Williamson, Austin; daughter and son-in-law: Barbara and John W. Schmitt, Staples, MN; three grandchildren; two great grandchildren; three brothers and sisters-in-law: Nels Jr. and Bonnie Jorgenson, Austin, Richard and Mary Jorgenson, Tucson, Ariz., James and Mary Jane JOrgenson, Austin; three sisters and a brother-in-law: Betty Engelman, Austin, Marie and Gilbert Graves, Dexter and Susan Jorgenson, Bloomington, Minn.

She is preceded in death by her parents and her daughter Joanne.

∑ Funeral: 1:30 p.m. on Friday, February 11, 2000 at Queen of Angels Catholic Church with Father Virgil Duellman officiating.

∑ Visitation: 7:15 p.m. on Thursday at Mayer Funeral Home where friends mat call from 4 to 8 p.m. and also from noon to 1 p.m. on Friday. There will be a rosary recited 15 minutes before the service at the church Friday.

∑ Burial: Calvary Cemetery

∑ Funeral Home: Mayer Funeral Home

[Austin Daily Herald, Feb. 9, 2000]

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Lorraine (Gunderson) Eye

c1924-2000

Lorraine Gunderson Eye, 75, Austin died Thusday, Feb. 10, at Belle Plaine Lutheran Home's special care unit.

∑ Service: 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, at St. Olaf Lutheran Church.

∑ Visitation: 9-11 a.m. Saturday at St. Olaf Lutheran Church.

∑ Interment: Oakwood Cemetery

[Austin Daily Herald, Feb. 11, 2000]

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Lyle Charles Houdek

1932-2000

NEW LISBON, WISCONSIN -- Lyle Charles Houdek, 67, of New Lisbon, WI, died Friday Feb. 4, 2000, at St. Joseph's Hospice, Marshfield, WI of lung cancer.

He was born August 18, 1932 in Winneshiek County, Iowa to Carl and Mayme (Shileny) Houdek. He attended rural schools and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from Sept. 11, 1952 to July 2, 1954. Following this military service, he returned to the Cresco area and married Geneva Reicks on Sept. 14, 1957 at Cresco, Iowa.

She died May 2, 1978. Lyle was a retired framer and machinery dealer. He enjoyed collecting antique toy tractors.

Survivors include three sons, four daughters, 18 grandchildren, one great grandson, very special friend Angie Garbisch and a brother.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Lyle Robert Houdek on Feb. 24, 1997.

∑ Funeral: Mass of Resurrection was held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 7 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Caledonia. Father Donald Schmitz officiated

∑ Burial: Calvary Cemetary, Caledonia with military honors

∑ Funeral Home: McCormick Funeral Home, Caledonia.

[Austin Daily Herald, Feb. 8, 2000]

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Deborah (nee Kime) Benjamin

1962-2000

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Deborah (Kime) Benjamin, 37, of Route No. 4, Austin, died Monday, Jan. 31, 2000 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester.

Deborah was born Oct. 30, 1962 in Elk City, Okla. to Ronald and Reiko (Uehara) Kime. Debbie graduated from Austin High School in 1981. She continued her education at Mankato State University until 1986. On July 12, 1986 she was united in marriage to Steven Benjamin. She was blessed with a son, Matthew, and enjoyed him very much, she was a dedicated wife and mother. Debbie was a member of Queen of Angels Catholic Church.

She survived by her husband Steven Benjamin, Austin; son Matthew Benjamin, Austin; her parents Ronald and Reiko Kime, Austin; brothers and sister-in-law Brian Kime, Maple Grove, Daniel and Brenda Kime, Maple Grove; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Gary and Joy Benjamin, Richville, Minn., Wesley and Susan Benjamin, Park Rapids, Minn., Diane and Mark Gengler, Park Rapids, Minn., Karen and Richard Berardi, Sacramento, Calif., Janice and Jeff Renner, Park Rapids, Minn, Rita and Chris Holter, Bemidji, Minn.; mother-in-law Hilda Benjamin, Park Rapids; nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents

∑ Service: A funeral mass will be celebrated at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 4, 2000 at Queen of Angels Catholic Church with Father Virgil Duellman officiating.

∑ Interment: Oakwood Cemetery

∑ Visitation: There will be a 6:30 p.m. wake service on Thursday at Mayer Funeral Home where friends may call from 4-8 p.m. and also from noon to 1 p.m. on Friday. There will be a rosary recited 15 minutes before the service at the church.

[Austin Daily Herald, Feb. 2, 2000]


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Deborah Benjamin, 37

Deborah (Kime) Benjamin, 37, of Route No. 4, Austin, died Monday, Jan. 31, 2000 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester.

She survived by her husband Steven Benjamin, Austin; son Matthew Benjamin, Austin; her parents Ronald and Reiko Kime, Austin; brothers and sister-in-law Brian Kime, Maple Grove, Daniel and Brenda Kime, Maple Grove; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Gary and Joy Benjamin, Richville, Minn., Wesley and Susan Benjamin, Park Rapids, Minn., Diane and Mark Gengler, Park Rapids, Minn., Karen and Richard Berardi, Sacramento, Calif., Janice and Jeff Renner, Park Rapids, Minn, Rita and Chris Holter, Bemidji, Minn.; mother-in-law Hilda Benjamin, Park Rapids; nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents

∑ Service: A funeral mass will be celebrated at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 4, 2000 at Queen of Angels Catholic Church with Father Virgil Duellman officiating.

∑ Visitation: There will be a 6:30 p.m. wake service on Thursday at Mayer Funeral Home where friends may call from 4-8 p.m. and also from noon to 1 p.m. on Friday. There will be a rosary recited 15 minutes before the service at the church.

[Austin Daily Herald, Feb. 3, 2000]

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Clayton Aldahl

c1927-2000

Clayton S. Aldahl, 72, formerly of Red Oak Grove area, died Monday Jan. 31, 2000 at Harry Meyering Center in Mankato, where he resided.

Survivors include sister Shirley Aldahl of Austin; one niece and one nephew; sister-in-law Eileen Aldahl of Austin.

Private graveside services will be held in the spring. Worlein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

[Austin Daily Herald, Feb. 3, 2000]

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Bernice Atkinson

c1920-2000

Bernice Atkinson, 79, formerly of Dexter, died Saturday evening, Jan. 29, at the Field Crest Care Center in Hayfield, Minn., where he was residing.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law Virginia and Ronald Larson, Rochester; son Dean and sisters Sybil Ouellett and Ruth Hurlbert, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by Teman and Tilda Peterson (parents), Dean Atkinson (Spouse) and five sisters.

∑ Service: 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2000, at Czaplewski Family Funeral Home, in Hayfield, with the Rev. Stephan Sandness officiating.

∑ Interment: Fairview Cemetery in Hayfield

∑ Visitation: Friends may call at the Czaplewski Funeral Home one hour before the service.

[Austin Daily Herald, Feb. 1, 2000]

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Mary (Overfelt) Shaman

1901-2000

Mary Shaman, age 98, formerly of Austin and long-time resident of Long Beach, Calif. died Saturday, February 5, 2000 at Long Beach Community Hospital in Long Beach, Calif.

She was born July 16, 1901 in Belgian, France. She married Luis Overfelt November 8, 1920 in Waereghem, Belgian, France. They came to the United States in 1922 to work in Nebraska. They were married for 39 years until his death in 1959.

On February 1, 1967, she married Harold Shaman at Las Vegas, Nevada. They resided in Long Beach, Calif. where she was a homemaker.

Her hobbies were crocheting, embroidering, walking the dog, spending time at the beach and traveling.

Survivors include her husband, Harold of Long Beach, Calif.; duaghters and sons-in-law, Lorraine Feuerhak of Austin; Bernice and William Schulz of Osage, Iowa; step-daughter and husband, Nora and Duane Mattick of Lyle; step-son and wife, Harold "Joe" and Kaye Shaman of Concord, Calif.; seven grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren and two great, great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Overfelt; one brother and her parents.

∑ Service: 11 a.m. Saturday, February 12, 2000, at Worlein Funeral Home in Austin with the Rev. Paul Nelson officiating.

∑ Visitation: 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, February 11, 2000, and one hour before services Saturday.

∑ Interment: Oakwood Cemetery

∑ Funeral Home: Worlein Funeral Home

[Austin Daily Herald, Feb. 11, 2000]

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Lillian Mae Sullivan

1927-2000

Lillian Mae Sullivan, age 72, of 128 Clinton Street, Mapleview, died Wednesday, February 9, 2000 at her home of natural causes. She was born May 26, 1927 in Chatanooga, Tennessee. Lillian grew up in Tennessee and later lived in New Orleans, Louis. and in California before moving to Minnesota. A house counselor at the girl's villa, she worked for Woodvale and was a member of the Austin Eagles Auxiliart. She loved the outdoors, going camping and fishing with friends.

Lillian is survived by many friends, including special friends, Marlene Hillson of Austin and Ivan and Lorena Bartholomew and family of Lyle.

Casket bearers are Kim Schwartz, Karlene Langan, Robert Orr, Ivan Bartholomew, Jeremy Bartholomew and Marv Eckert. Kim Horgeshimer is an honorary bearer.

∑ Service: 1:30 p.m. Friday, February 11, 2000, at Worlein Funeral Home with the Rev. James I. Mikkelson officiating.

∑ One hour before the service.

∑ Interment: Oakwood Cemetery.

∑ Funeral Home: Worlein Funeral Home.

[Austin Daily Herald, Feb. 11, 2000]

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Mary (Gaul) Wolff

1948-2000

Mary (Gaul) Wolff, 51, formerly of Rt. 2, Austin, died Friday, February 4, 2000, at Houston, Texas, where she made her home.

She was born April 3, 1948, to Harold and Sinnie Gaul at Austin. She attended Excelsior District No. 12 country school, Woodson Elementary School, Ellis Junior High and graduated Austin High School in 1966. She attended Austin Junior College and worked part-time in the St. Olaf Hospital kitchen. After college she worked as a receptionist/switchboard operator with International Transport, Rochester.

She married Roger Wolff, Myrtle, February 1, 1978. The couple lived and worked in Milwaukee, Wis., Houston, Texas and Prior Lake. While living in Houston, Texas, she worked for CyFair Food Production.

Survivors include her husband, Roger; sons Scott and Nicholas, Houston, Texas; parents, Harold and Sinnie Gaul, Austin; mother-in-law, Margaret Wolff, Austin, and brother-in-law, Nancy and Allen Paape, Waltham; brothers and sisters-in-law, Harold and Vickie Gaul, Austin, Robert and Kim Gaul, Mundelein, Ill.; brother-in-law, Arnold and Linda Wolff, Austin; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

∑ Service: 11 a.m. Monday, February 14, 2000, at Grace Lutheran Church, Austin, with the Rev. Arvid Jovaag officiating.

∑ Visitation: At the church one hour before services Monday.

∑ Funeral Home: Worlein Funeral Home of Austin.

[Austin Daily Herald, Feb. 11, 2000]

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Mildred A. (nee Neubauer) Fahler

1913-2000

Mildred A. Fahler, 86, died Wednesday, February 9, 2000, at St. Mark's Lutheran Home, Austin, where she was a resident.

She was born October 29, 1913, in Minnesota Lake Township at Wells to Louis and Catherine (Veloski) Neubauer. She worked as a teacher and in child care.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Robert D. and Marilyn L. Fahler, Glendale Heights, Illinois, one grandson, Joseph D. Fahler; one brother, Charles E. Neubauer, Wells; and a sister-in-law, Catherine Neubauer, Wells.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Louis and Catherine Neubauer, a daughter, Kathryn M. Boener, a son-in-law, Duane Boener, two grandsons, Todd and Richard, and a brother, Roger H. Neubauer.

∑ Service: Noon Saturday, February 12, 2000, at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Austin, with the Revs. Paul Nelson and Frank Enright officiating.

∑ Visitation: 4-7 p.m. today Friday, February 11, 2000, at Mayer Funeral Home where there will be a 4 p.m. CCW rosary and 6:30 p.m. wake. Also 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, February 12, 2000, at the funeral home.

∑ Interment: Calvary Cemetery.

∑ Funeral Home: Mayer Funeral Home of Austin.

[Austin Daily Herald, Feb. 11, 2000]

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Hazel (nee Houck) Stundahl

1932-2000

Hazel Mae Stundahl, age 67, of Cosmos, died Wednesday, February 9, 2000 at Renville County Hospital.

She was born May 3, 1932 in Austin, the daughter of Charles and Ruby Houck. She graduated Austin High School. She was employed by the F.W. Woolworth Co. For a number of years, She lived in other parts of Minnesota and was most recently a resident of the Cosmos Health Care Center at Cosmos, Minn.

She was preceded in death by her father

She is survived by son, Mark of Minneapolis; daughter and son-in-law, Mary Jo and David Klaustermeier of Young America, Minn.; four grandchildren, three great grandchildren; mother and step-father, Ruby and Milo Barclay of Austin; brothers and sisters-in-law, James and Pam Houck of Earlville, IL., Arnold and Barb Houck of Junita, Neb.; sisters and brothers-in-law, Loretta (Chick) and Charles Roseth of Babbitt, Minn. and Debra and Philip Eirikson of Asutin, Minn.

∑ Service: 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 11, 2000, at Clasen-Jordan Mortuary with the Rev. David Simerson officiating.

∑ Visitation: Noon until time of service Saturday, February 12, 2000, at Clasen-Jordan Mortuary.

∑ Interment: Oakwood Cemetery.

∑ Funeral Home: Clasen-Jordan Mortuary.

[Austin Daily Herald, Feb. 11, 2000]

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