MOWER COUNTY GENEALOGY: Obituaries

 

Mower County Obituaries
Part 134

 

 

Dorothy Theresa Driscoll

1918-2009

Dorothy Theresa Driscoll, 91, of Austin, died Monday, Dec. 7, 2009.

Dorothy was born July 18, 1918 in Fairmont, Minn. On Dec. 5, 1942 she married Thomas E. Driscoll of Fairmont. Dorothy was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church.

Survivors include her daughters, Mary Stewart, St. Croix Falls, Marcia (Larry) McNeal, Rosemount, Maureen (David) Norem, Hutchinson; son, Michael (Perlynn) Driscoll, Port Hueneme, Calif.; son-in-law, Rick Christensen, Balsam Lake, Wis.; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sister, Lillian Shemon, Roberts, Wis.; a niece and nephew in Roberts, Wis.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Thomas; daughter, Beth Christensen; son-in-law, Mark Stewart.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009 at Mayer Funeral Home with Father Joe Fogal officiating. Friends may call one hour before the service at Mayer Funeral Home on Saturday. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Austin Daily Herald online, Thur., Dec. 10, 2009

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Audrey C. (nee Blade) Hall

1913-2009

Audrey C. Hall, 96, formerly of LeRoy, Minnesota, died Wednesday morning Dec. 9, 2009 at the Stewartville Care Center where she had resided since Feb. 13, 2007.

She was born Nov. 18, 1913 in Chester Township Howard County, Iowa to John Blade and Emma Cooper Blade. She was united in marriage to Dannie W. Hall on Jan. 10, 1935 in Lime Springs, Iowa. Audrey was a homemaker she enjoyed cooking, sewing, gardening and fishing and was a member of the LeRoy quilting society she had lived in LeRoy for 64 years before moving to the Root River Estates in Stewartville in 1999.

Audrey is survived by nieces and nephews, Art (Pat) Blade of Dillon, Mont., Arvid (Liz) Blade and Helen Brock of Spring Valley, Minn., Karyn (Sam) Bettin of Racine, Minn. and Edna (Glen) Erie of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She is also survived by many great-neices and nephews and great-great-neices and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband in 1976, three brothers and one step-sister.

Funeral services for Audrey C. Hall will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009 at the First Presbyterian Church in LeRoy with the Rev. Neal Solomonson officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will take place in the LeRoy Cemetery. Memorials can be sent to the American Diabetes Association, First Presbyterian Church in LeRoy or the Activities Fund at the Stewartville Care Center.

Austin Daily Herald online, Thur., Dec. 10, 2009

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Danny Lee Titus

1947-2009

Danny Lee Titus, 62, of Austin, died Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009 at the Austin Medical Center.

Danny was born Aug. 11, 1947 in Austin to Edward and Arthamese (Feeley) Titus. On Feb. 7, 1975 Danny was united in marriage to Diane Underdahl at St. Edward's Catholic Church. He worked for Lochner Moving, Weyerhaeuser, Osmundson Inc. and as a cab driver.

Danny enjoyed renewing old furniture, collecting key chains, driving around in the country, spending time in the garage and getting people to sign the walls, scratching an occasional lottery ticket and spending time with Diane, family and friends. His favorite saying was Ive got the whole ball of wax."

Survivors include his wife, Diane Titus, Austin; son, David (Melissa) Titus, Austin; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; siblings, Vern "Pops" (Dorothy) Titus, Washington, Ill., Ardy (Dave) Osmundson, Austin, Jean (Maurice) Edge, Austin, Joan (Dale) Anderson, Rose Creek; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Delores (Bill) Hanson, Rake, Iowa, Paul (Betty) Underdahl, Austin, Donald (Pat) Underdahl, Austin, Roger Underdahl, Austin, Georgia Underdahl, Austin; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews; close friend, George Percival, Austin.

He is preceded in death by his daughter, Angela Underdahl; parents, Edward and Arthamese Titus; sister, Marilyn Sorenson; brother, David Titus; father-in-law and mother-in-law; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009 at Mayer Funeral Home with Father Dale Tupper officiating. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday and one hour before the service at Mayer Funeral Home on Saturday. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Austin Daily Herald online, Thur., Dec. 10, 2009

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Lisa M. (nee Miller) Andersen

1971-2002

Lisa M. Andersen, 30, of Austin, Minnesota, died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester

She was born July 20, 1971, to Dexter L. and Marsha M. (Kominek) Miller in Austin, where she grew up and graduated from Austin High School in 1989. Moving to Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1990, she married Jamey Andersen on May 25, 1991, in Austin. The couple returned to Austin in 1995 where they owned and operated Emotions Flowers and Gifts until January 2002. A member of Grace Lutheran Church, Lisa was an Ambassador in the Chamber of Commerce and also volunteered her time to Neveln School, Wescott Field Restoration Project, Red Cross, and she donated funeral flowers for the Oklahoma City Bombing at the request of the Governor of Oklahoma. She enjoyed classic cars and spending time with her family, friends and relatives.

Survivors include husband, Jamey, Austin; sons, Alex and Adam, at home; maternal grandparents, Roy and Nita Huffman, Austin; uncles, relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and grandfather, Edwin Kominek.

Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m., Friday, July 12, 2002, at the funeral home and Saturday at the church one hour before the service.

Service: 1:00 p.m. Saturday, at Grace Lutheran Church with The Reverend Harold Deye officiating.

Interment: Oakwood Cemetery.

Funeral Home: Worlein Funeral Home, Austin.

Memorials: To the family.

Austin Daily Herald, July 11, 2002

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Arlene B. (nee Fox) Anderson

1923-2002

Arlene B. Anderson, 78, of rural Fountain, died Friday, July 19, 2002, at St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester.

She was born July 20, 1923, in Grand Meadow, to Clarence and Ida (Anderson) Fox.

On Dec. 12, 1941, she married Harris Anderson at the parsonage in Grand Meadow. The couple farmed in the Grand Meadow area and Arlene worked as a homemaker. In 1954, they moved to rural Fountain. Harris died in 1980. Arlene was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Ladies Aide, and belonged to a Birthday and Secret Pal Club. She liked dogs, enjoyed outside activities and also collected chicken ornaments.

Survivors include sisters, Betty Brandt, Grand Meadow; June (Darrell) Freeman, Spring Valley; brother, Jack (Elsie) Fox, Racine; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; son, Gerald "Butch"; parents; and brother, Ervin Fox.

Visitation: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 23, 2002, at the funeral home and Wednesday at the church for one hour before the service.

Service: 2 p.m., Wednesday, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Spring Valley with Rev. Kevin Woestehoff officiating.

Interment: Watson Creek Cemetery, rural Preston.

Funeral Home: Thauwald Funeral Home, Preston.

Memorials: To Watson Creek Cemetery, American Kidney Foundation or Our Savior's Lutheran Church.

Austin Daily Herald, July 22, 2002

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Beverly Jean Anderson

1932-2002

Beverly Jean Anderson, 70, of Austin, Minnesota, died Sunday, July 14, 2002, at St. Mark's Lutheran Home. Her body was donated to the Mayo Medical School.

She was born June 22, 1932, in Ridgeway, Pennsylvania, to Arvid Knute and Sarah Cecilia Anderson. She graduated from high school in Wilcox, Pa. and then attended business college. In 1957, she moved to Austin and was briefly employed at J.C. Penney and the Austin Clinic before being hired by Hormel Foods. She retired in 1995 after 33 years of service. She was a member of Northwest Church of Christ and enjoyed traveling, reading, volunteer work and visiting with family and friends.

Survivors include sister, Doris (Mrs. Anthony) Vito, Levittown, Pa.; nephews and nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother and a sister.

Service: 3 p.m. memorial service, Sunday, July 21, 2002, at Northwest Church of Christ, 1000 First Avenue NW in Austin, with Pastors David DeFor and Alan Sheldon officiating.

Austin Daily Herald, July 17, 2002

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Doris B. "Dode" (Heiny) Ashton

1920-2002

Doris B. "Dode" Ashton, 81, of Austin, died Friday, July 12, 2002 at the Adams Healthcare Center.

She was born November 30, 1920 in Medina, N.D. to Leonard and Mae (Wyborny) Heiny. She married C. Foster Ashton.

Survivors include son Robert (Catherine) Ashton, Rochester; daughter Carol Ashton-Olson, Winslow, Ariz.; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; sisters Opal (Wayne) Stanton, New Hampton, Iowa, Goldie VonFeldt, Scottsdale, Ariz.; brothers Leonard (Ruth) Heiny, Austin, Sidney (Eileen) Heiny, Austin.

She was preceded in death by her husband, sister Wilma Wilson and brothers George "Butch" Heiny and James Heiny.

Visitation: Sunday, July 14, 2002, one hour before the service at the church.

Service: 2 p.m., Sunday, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church with Rev. Glenn Monson officiating.

Interment: Oakwood Cemetery.

Funeral Home: Mayer Funeral Home, Austin.

Austin Daily Herald, July 13, 2002

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Dorothy Alice Baldwin

1920-2002

Dorothy Alice Baldwin, 82, died Friday, July 12, 2002, at Adams Health Care Center, Adams, Minnesota.

She was born May 15, 1920, in Olney Springs, Colorado, to Eustratios and Erma (Paap) Kleomenis. She was baptized Dorothy Aliki in the Greek Orthodox Church and confirmed in the Lutheran Church.

She attended schools at Olney Springs and Northern Colorado University and worked in Pueblo and Denver, Colo. On Nov. 10, 1942, she was married to Berton "Butch" Baldwin. After Butch was discharged from the Navy in 1945, the couple worked in Denver then moved to Custer, S.D., where they owned and operated several service station garages. They retired after 40 years and traveled extensively until settling in Adams. Dorothy was a member of Our Redeemers Lutheran Church and a charter member of Custer Lutheran Fellowship Church. She was active in Cub Scouts, Legion and VFW auxiliaries, and church activities. She loved spending time with her family, reading, golf, fishing and traveling.

Survivors include her husband; daughter, Ann (Larry) Tompkins, Adams; sons, Steve (Judy) Baldwin, Custer, S.D.; Brian (Sharla) Baldwin, Temple, Texas; Chris (Gigi) Baldwin, Northridge, Calif.; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Theresa Wilkinson, Las Vegas, Nev.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters and a grandson.

Service: A memorial service will be held.

Austin Daily Herald, July 16, 2002

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Milo G. "Mike" Barclay

1924-2002

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Milo "Mike" G. Barclay, 78, of Austin, Minnesota, died Friday, July 26, 2002, at his home.

He was born July 17, 1924, in Austin, to Emanuel and Lila Mae (Larson) Barclay. He attended school in Brownsdale and served in the United States Army during World War II. On Feb. 24, 1950, he married Ruby Wilson Houck in Mason City, Iowa. Milo was a retired employee of the Hormel Foods Corporation and a member of Crane Community Chapel. He was an avid fisherman.

Survivors include wife, Ruby Barclay, Austin; daughters and sons-in-law, Debra and Philip Eirikson, Austin; Chic and Chuck Roseth, Babbitt; sons and daughters-in-law, Arnold and Barb Houck, Juniata, Neb.; Jim and Pam Houck, Earlville, Ill.; 13 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; numerous great-great-grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law, Audrey and Max Guritz, Dexter; brothers and sisters-in-law, Bob and Alvina Barclay, Austin; Dick and Norma Barclay, St. Ansgar, Iowa; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and daughter, Hazel Mae Stundahl.

Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, July 30, 2002, and Wednesday for one hour before the service at the funeral home.

Service: 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home with the Rev. Randy Petersen officiating. Casket bearers will be Gary Barclay, Corey Roseth, Dale Barclay, Angie Whiplack, Jerry Guritz and Jon Olson.

Interment: Grandview Cemetery, Austin.

Funeral Home: Clasen-Jordan Mortuary, Austin.

Austin Daily Herald, July 29, 2002


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Milo "Mike" G. Barclay, 78, of Austin, died Friday, July 26, 2002, at his home.

He was born July 17, 1924, in Austin, to Emanuel and Lila Mae (Larson) Barclay.

He attended school in Brownsdale and served in the United States Army during World War II.

On Feb. 24, 1950, he married Ruby Wilson Houck in Mason City, Iowa.

Survivors include wife, Ruby Barclay, Austin; daughters and sons-in-law, Debra and Philip Eirikson, Austin; Chic and Chuck Roseth, Babbitt; sons and daughters-in-law, Arnold and Barb Houck, Juniata, Neb.; Jim and Pam Houck, Earlville, Ill.; 13 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; numerous great-great-grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law, Audrey and Max Guritz, Dexter; brothers and sisters-in-law, Bob and Alvina Barclay, Austin; Dick and Norma Barclay, St. Ansgar, Iowa; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and daughter, Hazel Mae Stundahl.

Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m., today, July 30, 2002, and Wednesday for one hour before the service at the funeral home.

Service: 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home with the Rev. Randy Petersen officiating. Casket bearers will be Gary Barclay, Corey Roseth, Dale Barclay, Angie Whiplack, Jerry Guritz and Jon Olson.

Interment: Grandview Cemetery, Austin with Military Rites by Austin Post #91 American Legion.

Austin Daily Herald, July 30, 2002

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Ethel Eleanor (nee Trogstad) Becker

1919-2002

Ethel Eleanor Becker, 82, of Austin, Minnesota, died Friday, June 28, 2002, at Methodist Hospital, Rochester.

She was born July 1, 1919, at Pilot Mound, to Bennie and Millie (Soland) Trogstad. She attended country school near Chatfield. On Dec. 22, 1937, she married Arthur Becker in Chatfield. They lived and farmed near Chatfield until moving to Austin in 1942. While living in Austin, Ethel worked part-time at Wennes Market.

She was an active member of St. Olaf Lutheran Church, WELCA and taught Sunday school. She enjoyed spending time at the Austin Senior Citizen Center socializing and playing cribbage. The couple moved to the Austin Courtyard Apartments in 2000.

Survivors include husband, Arthur Becker, Austin; sons, Robert (Donna) Becker, Rochester; Jerome "Jerry" (Margaret) Becker, Hayfield; daughter, Debbie (Jim) Schmeichel, Rochester; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; brothers, Orval (Audrey) Trogstad, Fountain; Elmer (Elaine) Trogstad, Chatfield; Edne (Ramona) Trogstad, Rochester; Arlis Trogstad, Dover; sisters, Olive (Leon) Thorson, Chatfield; Ruby "Roxy" Olsen, Pine Island; nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Norman and Lester Trogstad; sisters, Mildred Jacobson and Betty Rain.

Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, July 2, 2002, at the funeral home and Wednesday at the church for one hour before the service.

Service: 10 a.m., Wednesday, at St. Olaf Lutheran Church with Rev. Ron Barnett officiating.

Interment: Grandview Cemetery.

Funeral Home: Worlein Funeral Home, Austin.

Austin Daily Herald, July 1, 2002

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Inez Glenore (Strand) Blowers

1910-2002

Inez Glenore Blowers, 92, of Austin died Friday, July 12, 2002, at Austin Medical Center.

She was born January 19, 1910 to Adolph and Belle (Swain) Strand in Marion, N.D. They moved to Litchville, N.D. in 1924 where Inez graduated from high school in 1928. In 1929, she moved to Minnesota and married Walter Blowers on February 12, 1931 in Austin. A former member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Lyle, she belonged to St. Olaf Lutheran Church and Senior Citizens Center in Austin.

Survivors include her sons, Robert (Florence) Blowers of Austin; Larry (Mary Ann) Blowers of Savage; six grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter and grandson, Bruce Blowers.

Visitation: Monday, July 15, 2002, at the church one hour before the service.

Service: 11 a.m., Monday, at St. Olaf Lutheran Church.

Interment: Oakwood Cemetery.

Funeral Home: Worlein Funeral Home, Austin.

Austin Daily Herald, July 13, 2002

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Rosemary M. (nee Schaefer) Danley

1931-2002

Rosemary M. Danley, 71, formerly of Austin, died Thursday, July 25, 2002, at Methodist Hospital, Rochester.

She was born June 12, 1931, in Austin, to Joseph and Celestina (Winkels) Schaefer.

On Sept. 24, 1955, she married Daryl E. Danley at Queen of Angels Catholic Church.

Rosemary worked for the Hormel Foods Company and retired after 27 and one-half years.

She enjoyed bingo, traveling, embroidering, communications with the citizens band radio, fishing, crossword puzzles and family social events.

Survivors include son, John Danley, Austin; two grandchildren; sisters, Margaret Whalen, Austin; Dorothy and Ted Schlichter, Austin; Helen and Jack Sershen, Austin; brothers, Sy and Genevieve Schaefer, Austin; Wilfred and Isabel Schaefer, Austin; Bernard and Pat Schaefer, Austin; Leo Schaefer, Austin.

She was preceded in death by her husband, and brother, Raymond Schaefer.

Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m., today, July 29, 2002, and Tuesday for one hour before the service at the funeral home.

Service: 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, at Mayer Funeral Home with Father William Becker officiating.

Interment: Calvary Cemetery.

Funeral Home: Mayer Funeral Home, Austin.

Austin Daily Herald, July 29, 2002

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Catherine G. (Murphy) Dutcher

1907-2002

Catherine G. Dutcher, 95, of Austin, died Wednesday, July 24, 2002, at Sacred Heart Care Center.

She was born April 28, 1907, in Guckeen, to Timothy and Mary (Daly) Murphy. On Oct. 21, 1933, she married Harry A. Dutcher in Austin. Catherine was a housewife and a mother.

Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, Tom and Jill Dutcher, Kila, Mont.; Dan and Dorothy Dutcher, Bethel; five grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sister, Madeline Beaver, Santa Ana, Calif.

She was preceded in death by her husband; brothers, Howard, Bernard, Richard, Tim and Angus; sisters, Mary, Mildred and Betty.

Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m., Friday, July 26, 2002, with a 4 p.m. CCW rosary and a 6:30 p.m. wake service and Saturday from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

Service: 10 a.m., Saturday, at St. Augustine Catholic Church with Father Paul Nelson officiating.

Interment: Calvary Cemetery.

Funeral Home: Mayer Funeral Home, Austin.

Austin Daily Herald, July 25, 2002

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Elmer N. Erie

1914-2002

Elmer N. Erie, 88, of LeRoy, Minnesota, died Tuesday, July 9, 2002, at the Adams Health Care Center.

He was born Jan. 20, 1914, in Lodi Township, to Henry and Emma (Larson) Erie. On Dec. 21, 1938 he married Inez Pearl Peterson in Nashua, Iowa. He farmed from many years in the LeRoy area and later worked for Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical as a salesman before his retirement. He was a member of the LeRoy Evangelical Lutheran Church and served on the cemetery board and church council.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary Lou (Larry) Ihns, LeRoy; son Wayne (Bonnie) Erie, Rochester; four grandchildren and sister-in-law Pearl Erie, LeRoy.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; son, Raymond; five brothers and two sisters.

Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, July 11, 2002, at the funeral home and on Friday for one hour before the service.

Service: 10 a.m., Friday, at the LeRoy Lutheran Church with the Rev. Barbara Finley-Shea officiating.

Interment:

LeRoy Lutheran Church Cemetery.

Funeral Home: Hindt-Hutchins Funeral Home, LeRoy.

Austin Daily Herald, July 10, 2002

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Maddison Layne Farrell

1999-2002

Maddison Layne Farrell, age 2, of rural Austin, died Tuesday afternoon, July 16, 2002, at her home near Austin.

She was born July 28, 1999, and came to bless the Farrell family on May 23, 2001. Maddison was a very happy little girl with a special sparkle always in her eyes. She brought so much joy to her parents, sister, brothers, grandparents and anyone else she came in contact with.

Left here on earth to miss Maddison with all their hearts include her parents, Chris and Rose (Evans) Farrell, of rural Austin; sister, Lacey, of rural Austin; brothers, Jeremy, Luke and Codey, all of rural Austin; maternal grandmother, Wanda Evans, of Austin; paternal grandmother, Kathy Rosenberg, of Elysian; paternal grandfather, Keith Farrell, of Austin; paternal great-grandmother, Gladys Skjeveland, of Brownsdale; and many other relatives and friends.

Visitation: One hour prior to the service at church on Friday.

Service: 1 p.m., Friday, July 19, 2002, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Lyle with Rev. Barbara Finley-Shea officiating.

Interment: Woodbury Cemetery, rural Lyle.

Funeral Home: Worlein Funeral Home, Austin.

Austin Daily Herald, July 18, 2002

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Robert John Titus

1933-2009

Robert J. (Bob) Titus, 76, died Thursday, December 10, 2009.

Robert John Titus was born February 2, 1933 to Clyde and Evelyn (Schuiltz) in Austin. He graduated from Austin High School in 1951 then graduated from Mayo Clinic X-Ray Technician Program. Robert worked for Mayo Clinic for 41 years and retired in 1995. He enjoyed collecting knives and guns, fishing, hunting and motorcycle riding. Robert served in the Navy during the Korean War. He married Shirley Jean Elliott on May 16, 1954 at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Rochester, Minn.

Robert is survived by his three daughters, Tamara Helgerson and significant other Elmer Labrash, Rochester, Minnesota, Talli (Ken) Hewlett, Phoenix, Arizona, and Roxanne (James) Palmer, Oronoco, Minnesota; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; a brother Charles Titus, Minneapolis; and two sisters, Cathy (Everett) Miller, Austin, and Donna (Vern) King, Austin.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, his daughter, a brother and one sister.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Deccember 16, 2009 at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes' chapel. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, December 15, 2009 at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Home and one hour before the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.

Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes is in charge of arrangements.

Austin Daily Herald online, Mon., Dec. 14, 2009

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Patricia A. (nee Opsahl)
FORSLUND

1943-2002

Patricia A. Forslund, 59, of Austin, died Friday, July 5, 2002, at St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester.

She was born June 12, 1943, in Austin, to Theodore and Leona (Johnson) Opsahl. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, gardening, bird watching, fishing, dancing, family gatherings, visiting with friends, traveling and shopping.

Survivors include sons, Delano Riles, Austin; Dennis and Jessica Riles, Bloomington; Domonic and Michelle Riles, Austin; three grandchildren; sisters, LeVonne and Leonard Rehnelt, Austin; Mavis Sheridan and Zebbe, Ingleside, Ill.; Judy and David Johnson, Austin; Victoria and Merrill Sparks, Austin; brother, Jon and Vera Opsahl, Bloomington.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Albert Delacruz and Robert Forslund; brother, Curtis Opsahl; sister, Nancy Ratzlaff; mother-in-law, Hazel Riles.

Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, July 9, 2002, with a 5 p.m. CCW rosary and a 6:30 p.m. wake service and Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

Service: 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, at St. Augustine Catholic Church with Father Paul Nelson officiating. Casket bearers will be Leonda Childers, Lisa Sutter, Leslie Lerud, Shane Johnson, Dave Johnson and Chad Johnson.

Interment: Calvary Cemetery.

Funeral Home: Mayer Funeral Home, Austin.

Austin Daily Herald, July 8, 2002

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Charlie John Hartgrave

1916-2002

Charlie John Hartgrave, 86, of Austin, died Tuesday, July 23, 2002, at the Austin Medical Center.

He was born Feb. 3, 1916, in Fort Dodge, Iowa, to Kenneth and Annie (Rients) Hartgrave.

He attended school in Iowa and, after completing his education, he worked as a farm laborer for several area farmers before working for the Geo. A. Hormel Company.

On Aug. 21, 1937, he married Hannah Van Lengen in Shell Rock, Iowa.

During World War II, Charlie served with the United States Army Occupational Forces in Germany. After his honorable discharge from Camp McCoy, Wis. on July 7, 1946, he returned to work at the Geo. A. Hormel Company for 36 years, retiring in 1978.

He enjoyed playing horseshoes, cribbage, fishing, bowling and traveling.

He was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church and the VFW Post 1216 of Austin.

Survivors include wife, Hannah Hartgrave, Austin; daughters, Hazel (Eugene) Salisbury and Charlotte (Howard) Clark, all of Austin; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Chuck Hartgrave; half sister, Angeline; and an infant sibling.

Visitation: 4 to 6 p.m., Friday, July 26, 2002, at the funeral home and Saturday at the church for one hour before the service.

Service: 11 a.m., Saturday, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church with Rev. Robert Stohlmann officiating.

Interment: Oakwood Cemetery with military honors by American Legion Post #91 and VFW Post #1216.

Funeral Home: Worlein Funeral Home, Austin.

Austin Daily Herald, July 24, 2002

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Dean Oliver Hovland

1929-2002

Dean Oliver Hovland, 73, of Austin, died July 9, 2002, at St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester.

He was born May 24, 1929, in Austin. On April 7, 1956, he married Margorie Hovland. He was a retired employee of Weyerhauser. Prior to working at Weyerhauser, he worked in radio and TV and had a country-western band called "Ding-A-Lings." He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of St. Olaf Church and the AA Club.

Survivors include wife, Marjorie; children, Dana (Annette) Hovland, Faribault; Troy (Cindy) Hovland, Owatonna; Darrin Hovland, Nashville, Tenn.; four grandchildren; siblings, Emery (Ruth) Hovland; Marion Travetto; George (Lorraine) Hovland; Orlo (Helen) Hovland; Dave (Betty) Hovland; Nancy Vaughn; Deanna (Bill) LeBarron; Nate (Gin) Hovland.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Service: 1 p.m. memorial service, Friday, July 12, 2002, at St. Olaf Church with Rev. Russell Wangen officiating.

Funeral Home: Vine Funeral Home, Rochester.

Austin Daily Herald, July 11, 2002

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Clayton R. "Mike" Jones

1913-2002

Clayton "Mike" R. Jones, 89, of Austin, died Saturday, July 13, 2002, at Cedarview Nursing Home, Owatonna.

He was born June 2, 1913, to Webster and Alma (Myklebust) Jones in Minneapolis. On June 27, 1936, he married Marion C. Roby in Owatonna. A resident of Austin for over 50 years, Mike worked on the Milwaukee Railroad as a conductor for 42 years. He was a member and elder of Westminster Presbyterian Church where he taught Sunday School, and served as an usher and a greeter. He also belonged to the Eagles Club and enjoyed bowling and fishing.

Survivors include daughters, Judy (Delbert) Karsjens, Clarks Grove; Mary (Ronald) Vaith, Owatonna; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Marion; parents; half brother, Thurston.

Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m., today, July 15, 2002, at the funeral home and Tuesday at the church for one hour before the service.

Service: 11 a.m., Tuesday, at Westminster Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Andrew Lindahl officiating.

Interment: Grandview Cemetery.

Funeral Home: Worlein Funeral Home, Austin.

Memorials: To donors choice.

Austin Daily Herald, July 15, 2002

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Herman Kooy

1916-2002

Herman Kooy, 86, former Pastor of the Austin Church of Christ from 1948 to 1961, presently of Sublimity, Ore., died Tuesday, June 11, 2002, at the Marion Estates Nursing Home, where he had been living the last year and a half.

During his ministry in Austin, he was Chaplain of the Civil Air Patrol, part of the Lyons Club, and enjoyed the Church Softball League as well as many other activities.

He was born Jan. 11, 1916, to Dutch Immigrant parents, Henry and Jane Kooy in Litchville, N.D. He graduated from Worthington High School in Worthington in 1934. He attended Minnesota Bible College and graduated in 1938, after which he held several ministries in Minnesota, Iowa, and Illinois, Montana and Oregon.

Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Don and Janice (Keller), Willmar; daughter and son-in-law, Judy and John Otto, Gilbert Ariz.; seven grandchildren, Mitch, Mark and Tammy Otto, Arizona; Travis Kooy, Columbus, Ohio; Penny Taylor, Virginia Beach, Va.; Ryan Kooy, Minneapolis; Nathan Kooy, Bend, Ore.; eight great-grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, Dewey and Jean Kooy, Ontario, Ore.; and sisters, Gertrude Hanson, Placentia, Calif.; and Laura and Cy Welch, Sparks, Nev.

He was preceded in death by his son, Terry, in 1981; his parents; a brother and sister-in-law, Maynard and Blanche Woudsma; and a brother-in-law, Kenneth Hanson.

Service: 1 p.m. memorial service, Saturday, July 20, 2002, at the Austin Church of Christ.

Austin Daily Herald, July 13, 2002

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Florence (Wilson) Larson

1917-2002

BURIAL IN MOWER COUNTY

Florence Jeanette Larson, 85, died Tuesday, July 23, 2002, at Field Crest Care Center, Hayfield.

She was born July 9, 1917, in Vernon Township, to Luther and Marie (Johnson) Wilson. She attended Hayfield and Rochester High Schools. On June 7, 1938, she married Lyall Larson at West St. Olaf Lutheran Church in rural Hayfield. The couple farmed until 1970, when they moved to Hayfield.

Florence was a homemaker, taught Sunday School, belonged to Women's Circle, was active in County Extension, Farm Bureau and was a 4-H leader.

She enjoyed her family, trips to Florida, playing cards, visiting friends, knitting and cooking.

Survivors include sons, Vance and Lynette Larson, rural Sargeant; Larry and Suzanne Larson, rural Sargeant; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, on Aug. 4, 1999; one brother; and one sister.

Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m., Thursday, July 25, 2002, at the funeral home and Friday at the church for one hour before the service.

Service: 1:30 p.m., Friday, at Evanger Lutheran Church in rural Sargeant with the Rev. Paul Hauschild officiating.

Interment: Evanger Lutheran Church Cemetery.

Funeral Home: Czaplewski Family Funeral Home, Hayfield.

Austin Daily Herald, July 24, 2002

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Daryl J. Maloney

1931-2002

Daryl J. Maloney, 70, of Austin, Minnesota, died on Wednesday, June 26, 2002, at his home.

He was born Oct. 31, 1931, in Lily, S.D. to Ralph and Marvina (Schulte) Maloney. He served in Korea as Corporal from 1951 to 1952 with the National Guard. On Oct. 17, 1953, he married Marilyn Kohlwes. Daryl owned the 4th Street Amoco Station at one time. The couple retired in Bella Vista, Arkansas. He raced stock cars, was a golfer, a bowler and traveled. He loved to fish and work on computers, draw and do crossword puzzles.

Survivors include wife, Marilyn Maloney, Austin; daughters, Faith and Steve Heimer, Eden Prairie; Hope Seavey, Owatonna; Charity and Brian Wyant, Maxwell, Iowa; son, David Maloney, Naperville, Ill.; six grandchildren; sisters, Sister Darlene Maloney, Pueblo, Colo.; Mary and Bing Weis, Virginia, Minn.; Marilyn and Jarvis Paulson, Independence, Mo.; Dorothy and Brian Callahan, Prior Lake; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation: At a luncheon at the church following the service.

Service: 10:30 a.m., Friday, June 28, 2002, at St. Augustine Catholic Church with Father Paul Nelson officiating.

Interment: Calvary Cemetery with military rites by American Legion Post #91.

Funeral Home: Mayer Funeral Home, Austin.

Austin Daily Herald - June 2002

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Delores I. (Iverson) Morgan

1930-2002

Delores Morgan, 72

Delores I. Morgan, 72, of Austin, died Tuesday, July 23, 2002, at Adams Healthcare Center.

She was born May 16, 1930, in Hayfield, to Lloyd J. and Anna A. (Jensen) Iverson. She married Robert L. Morgan. A lifelong Austin area resident, Delores was a member of Crane Community Chapel, VFW and Eagles Auxiliaries. She loved to play bingo and be with her grandchildren.

Survivors include sons, Steve (Mary) Morgan, Austin; Greg (Janice) Morgan, Danube; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Nancy; and granddaughter, Shari.

Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m., Friday, July 26, 2002, at the funeral home and Saturday at the church for one hour before the service.

Service: 12 p.m., Saturday, at Crane Community Chapel with the Rev. Randy Petersen officiating.

Interment: Grandview Cemetery.

Funeral Home: Worlein Funeral Home, Austin.

Memorials: To donors choice.

Austin Daily Herald, July 25, 2002

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Richard Francis Nemitz

1915-2002

Richard Francis Nemitz, 86, of Austin, died Wednesday, July 24, 2002, at St. Mark's Lutheran Home.

He was born Dec. 28, 1915, to Henry and Anna (Norris) Nemitz in Austin. He grew up and attended school in the Austin area, and later served in the Army.

Returning to Austin, he worked until retirement in 1975. He moved to Remer in Cass County and worked as a caretaker at Campfire Girls Camp until 1980. He returned to Austin in 1990. He was a member of the American Legion. He moved to St. Mark's Lutheran Home Aug. 8, 1997.

Survivors include sons, Gary (Barbara) Nemitz, Austin; Larry Nemitz, Britt, Iowa; daughters, Judith (Karon) Smalley, Kasson; Vicky (Verne) Gutman, Greene, Iowa; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; sister, Shirley (Donald) Bergstrom, Austin.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Jack.

Visitation: At the church for one hour before the service. There will be no reviewal.

Service: 3 p.m., Saturday, July 27, 2002, at Bethlehem Free Methodist Church in Austin with the Rev. John Ewert officiating.

Interment: Oakwood Cemetery, Austin.

Funeral Home: Worlein Funeral Home, Austin.

Austin Daily Herald, July 26, 2002

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Ellen Jean (Fisk) Oldre

1934-2002

Ellen J. Oldre, age 68, of Rochester, died on Friday, July 19, 2002, at her home as the result of cancer.

Ellen Jean Fisk was born on June 13, 1934, in Brown County, to Clarence and Susie (Wright) Fisk. She attended school in Adams and attended the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities.

She was married to Kermit Oldre on Nov. 7, 1953, at Carlsbad, Calif. and, following their marriage, the couple lived in California before returning to southeast Minnesota in 1956. They farmed around the area until 1987. During this time, Ellen owned and operated Alpha Bridals. After retiring from the farm, she spent several years working in motel management before final retirement in 1998.

She was a member of Christ Our Rock Lutheran Church and enjoyed sewing, antiques and gardening.

Ellen is survived by her husband, Kermit Oldre, of Rochester; four daughters, Susan (Ron) Wilhelm, of Chicago, Ill.; Sheryl (Mitchel) Schultz, of Holmen, Wis.; Sandra (Ron) Miller, of Rochester; and Sonja Oldre, of Valentine, Neb.; two sons, Steven (Yvonne) Oldre, of New Ulm; and Scott Oldre, of Wildomar, Calif.; one sister, Sharon (Donald) Smith, of Chattanooga, Tenn.; 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Her parents; one sister, Lola Dobda; and one brother, Loren Fisk preceded her in death.

Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m., Monday, at the funeral home and one hour preceding services on Tuesday at the church.

Service: 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 23, 2002, at Christ Our Rock Lutheran Church in Rochester with Pastor Wilbur Beckendorf officiating. Kevin Carr will be organist and provide the music. Casketbearers will be Peder Dressel, Hank Eyrich, Floyd Albee, Bob Sokol, Grant Bodwin and Terry Schardt.

Interment: Wednesday at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis.

Funeral Home: Mahn Family Funeral Home - Rochester Memorial Chapel.

Memorials: To the Resurrection School Tuition Assistance Fund.

Austin Daily Herald, July 22, 2002

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Marie Selma (nee Niemoeller)
Precht

1913-2002

Marie Selma Precht, 88, of Austin, died Thursday, July 18, 2002, at St. Mark's Lutheran Home.

She was born Dec. 2, 1913, in Columbus, Indiana, to Fred and Minnie (Scheidt) Niemoeller. She graduated from Columbus High School in 1931.

On Aug. 11, 1937, she married Melvin Prect in Seymour, Indiana. The couple lived in Indiana until they moved to Austin in 1944. She worked as her husband's insurance secretary until she had a stroke in 1966. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. She enjoyed playing bridge, cheering for the Minnesota Twins and participating in activities at St. Mark's.

Survivors include son, Robert Prect, Albert Lea; daughter Carol (Rev. John) Schleicher, Rochester; four grandchildren; sister Dorothy Brown, Columbus, Ind.; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; grandson, Andrew Schleicher, three brothers and one sister.

Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m., Monday, July 22 at the funeral home and Tuesday at the church for one hour before the service.

Service: 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, at St. John's Lutheran Home with Rev. Robert Stohlmann and Rev. John Schleicher officiating.

Interment: Oakwood Cemetery.

Funeral Home: Clasen-Jordan Mortuary, Austin.

Memorials: To St. John's Lutheran Church, Austin; Redeemer Lutheran Church, Rochester; or St. Mark's Lutheran Home, Austin.

Austin Daily Herald, July 20, 2002

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Joseph P. Retterath

1945-2002

Joseph P. Retterath, 57, of Adams, died Sunday, July 28, 2002, at Adams Health Care Center.

He was born March 31, 1945, in Adams, to Lawrence and Marie (Wettstein) Retterath. He graduated from Adams High School and attended the University of Minnesota. He was a member of the Army National Guard for six years, during the Vietnam War.

On Nov. 6, 1965, he married Betty Ann Wiste at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Adams. Joseph was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, the Adams American Legion Post #146, the Mower County DHIA and a past member of the Sacred Heart School Board. He was a sports fan, and was especially a fan of the Vikings, Twins and Minnesota Gophers. He enjoyed swimming and spending time with friends and family.

Survivors include wife, Betty Retterath, Adams; sons and daughters-in-law, Scott and Debbie Retterath, Adams; Todd and Dawn Retterath, Austin; Brad Retterath, Rochester; Ryan and Alison Retterath, Adams; Greg Retterath, Adams; daughter, Heidi Retterath, Eagan; five grandchildren; brothers and sister-in-law, John Retterath, Adams; Thomas and Jeanette Retterath, Adams; sisters and brothers-in-law, Annie and Kenny Hemann, St. Ansgar, Iowa; Lorraine and Kenny Kramer, Adams; Louise and Kenny Goergen, Adams; Helen and Lynn Webber, Adams; Theresa and Wally Watson, Milwaukee, Wis.; Mary and Wayne Rogne, Austin; Liz and Mike Shick, Plymouth; James Blake, Riceville; nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Genny Blake.

Visitation: 3 to 8 p.m., today, July 30, 2002, with a 3:30 p.m. Rosary and a 7:30 p.m. Prayer Service and on Wednesday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

Service: 11 a.m., Wednesday, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with the Rev. Gregory Leif officiating. Casket Bearers will be Keith Hemann, Tom Retterath, Les Kiefer, Steve Huffman, Dean Grant and R.W. Watson.

Interment: Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Adams with Military Rites by Adams American Legion Post #146.

Funeral Home: Adams Funeral Home, Adams.

Austin Daily Herald, July 30, 2002

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Lucy B. (nee Schumacher) Schottler

1908-2002

Lucy B. Schottler, 93, of Austin, Minnesota, died Saturday, July 6, 2002, at the Cedars of Austin, where she resided.

She was born Sept. 26, 1908, in Lyle, to George and Frances (Wegman) Schumacher. On Sept. 26, 1934, she married Edward P. Schottler. The couple farmed in rural Austin where they made their home with their nine children. Lucy was a member of Queen of Angels Catholic Church. She enjoyed homemaking, quilting, playing cards, gardening, reading, traveling and her family.

Survivors include daughters, Charlotte Winslow, North Mankato; Dolores and Jim Motschenbacher, Burnsville; Janet and Richard McDonald, Barrington, Ill.; Lorraine and Barry Stanek, Gordon, Wis.; sons, Paul and Sherrill Schottler, Somerset, Wis.; Wayne and Marcy Schottler, Helena, Mont.; Dan and Karla Schottler, Oronoco; 16 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband on Dec. 15, 1994; son, Eugene; daughter, Barbara; grandson, Luke Stanek; parents; twin brother, Carl; brother, William; sisters, Martha Shatek and Mildred Schumacher.

Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m., today, July 8, 2002, with a 7:30 p.m. wake service, and Tuesday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

Service: 11 a.m., Tuesday, at Queen of Angels Catholic Church with Father William Becker officiating. Casket bearers will be Melissa Motschenbacher, Shawn Schottler, Craig Winslow, Jon Schottler, Evan Stanek, Melissa Schottler and Ben Gildner.

Interment: Calvary Cemetery.

Funeral Home: Mayer Funeral Home, Austin.

Austin Daily Herald, July 8, 2002

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Bessie (Saman) Schuhmacher

1908-2002

Bessie (Saman) Schuhmacher, 93, of Austin, died Thursday, July 11, 2002 at Prairie Manor Nursing Home, Blooming Prairie.

She was born December 6, 1908 in Myrtle, Minnesota to Anton and Anna Saman. She graduated from Austin High School. She worked as a secretary in Chicago for four years, as a housekeeper in Austin and as secretary in the Mower County Extension office.

On February 3, 1934 she married John Schuhmacher. She loved to travel, garden, raise her family, play cards and dance. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and served as its first secretary. She was an award winning volunteer for the American Red Cross, Mower County Fair, Moose Club and St. Olaf Hospital.

Survivors include sons Alan (Audrey) Schuhmacher, Grand Forks, N.D., Gary (Brenda) Schuhmacher, Kennewick, Wash.; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother Fay (Florence) Saman, Austin; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and brother, Tony Saman.

Visitation: Monday, July 15, 2002, for one hour before the service at the funeral home.

Service: 10:30 a.m., Monday, at Mayer Funeral Home with Pastor Harold Deye of Grace Lutheran Church officiating.

Interment: Grandview Cemetery.

Funeral Home: Mayer Funeral Home, Austin.

Memorials: To the American Red Cross or Grace Lutheran Church, Austin.

Austin Daily Herald, July 13, 2002

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Thyra E. (Dikeman) Schultz

1906-2002

Thyra Ethel Schultz, 96, of Ostrander, formerly of Hammond and Wabasha, died Tuesday, July 23, 2002, at the Ostrander Nursing Home, Ostrander.

She was born March 15, 1906, in Lansing, Iowa, to William H. and Mary A. (Pease) Dikeman.

She graduated in 1924 from Wabasha High School. She then attended the Winona State Teachers College in Winona from 1924 to 1926 and then taught rural school at Theilman, Bremen, Indian Creek, Hammond, the Welke District and South Troy Schools.

She lived in Dundee, Ill. for two years, where she worked at the Watch Factory in Elgin, Ill.

On Dec. 31, 1944, she married Floyd E. Schultz in Bremen. They were later divorced.

After marriage, the couple moved to a farm in rural Hammond. Thyra worked at Hammond State Bank in Hammond for 39 years as a bank teller, retiring in 1982.

She was a member of the 500 Variety Card Club, Hammond Community Club, Hammond PTA, St. John's Lutheran Church in Hammond and the Ladies Aid and was also a Sunday School Teacher.

She enjoyed reading the Bible and mystery stories, watching television, going on picnics, traveling and visiting the River County in Iowa.

Survivors include daughter, Bonnie (Mrs. Wayne) Johnson, Taopi; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters and one brother.

Visitation: One hour before the service on Friday.

Service: 1 p.m., Friday, July 26, 2002, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Hammond with Pastor James Fuchs officiating.

Interment: Riverview Cemetery, Wabasha.

Funeral Home: Schleicher Funeral Homes, Plainview.

Austin Daily Herald, July 24, 2002

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Alice Marie (Barsness) Schwartz

1904-2002

Alice Marie Schwartz, 98, of Austin, Minnesota, died Monday, July 8, 2002, at St. Mark's Lutheran Home.

She was born April 21, 1904 to Ole and Carrie (Werdahl) Barsness in Goodhue County. She married Arndt Jacobson in 1922, and in the 1940s they moved to Austin. Arndt died in 1951 and in 1961 Alice married William Schwartz. She enjoyed flowers, made afghans, ceramics and other craft items, often winning ribbons at the fair.

Survivors include six grandchildren, Judy Rietmann of Pine Island; Gary Lee of Zumbrota; Steve Lee of Temecula, Calif.; Ken Lee of Zumbrota; Jerry Lee of Zumbrota; Cindy Lindquist of Blooming Prairie; eleven great-grandchildren; sisters, Joanne Dube of Faribault; Marcia Sonnenberg of Holbrook, Ariz.; daughter-in-law, Dona Jacobson of Longmont, Colo.

She was preceded in death by her husbands; sons, Donald Jacobson and Sherrill Jacobson; daughter, Arlene Lee; grandson, Lynn Jacobson; brothers and sisters.

Visitation: One hour prior to the service, Thursday, July 11, 2002, at the funeral home.

Service: 2 p.m., Thursday, at Worlein Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Russell Wangen officiating. Casket bearers will be Gary Lee, Steve Lee, Jerry Lee, Stan Lindquist, Cody Lindquist and Steve Wohlfeil.

Internment: Oakwood Cemetery.

Funeral Home: Worlein Funeral Home, Austin.

Memorials: To St. Mark's Lutheran Home.

Austin Daily Herald, July 10, 2002

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Dale Merrill Stanton

1912-2002

Dale Merrill Stanton, 89, of St. Ansgar, Iowa, and formerly of Austin, Minnesota, died Monday, July 6, 2002, at the Mitchell County Regional Health Center, Osage, Iowa.

He was born December 25, 1912, in Newton, Iowa, to Clead and Fannie (Houseman) Stanton. He married Anna Josephine Pell Jan. 20, 1937. He was a life-long farmer in the London and Myrtle area of Freeborn County. He enjoyed farming, playing cards and socializing with friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; brothers Naurice and Glen.

Survivors include brothers, Wayne (Opal) Stanton, New Hampton, Iowa; Donald (Olga) Stanton, Austin; Gerald (Beverly) Stanton, Minnetonka; Loren (Roberta) Stanton, Austin; Norman (Susan) Stanton, Hartsdale, NY; sister-in-law, Irene Stanton, San Diego, Calif.; sisters, Holly Young, Eugene, Ore.; Lois (John) Hunting, Grandview, Wash.; nieces and nephews.

Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. today, July 10, 2002, at the funeral home and one hour before the service at the church.

Service: 1:30 p.m., Thursday, at Hayward Lutheran Church with Rev. John R. Malm and Rev. Norman Stanton officiating. Casket bearers will be James Benesh Sr.; James Benesh, Jr.; Emil Prantner; Ed Prantner; Dick Madson and Lou Larson.

Interment: Bohemian National Cemetery, Myrtle.

Funeral Home: Clasen-Jordan Mortuary, Austin.

Austin Daily Herald, July 10, 2002

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