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Welcome to the Mankato Obituaries page. Below you will find Obituaries from Mankato, St. Peter, New Ulm, Waseca, Owatonna, Blue Earth County and Nicollet County. Katoinfo gathers this information from: Woodland Hills, Mankato Mortuary, Landkamer-Johnson-Boman Funeral Home, Le Center Funeral Home, Schoenbauer Funeral Home, Minnesota Valley Funeral Homes, and Dennis Funeral Homes as well as public death notices.
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Fidelis G. (Balkenol) Shirley Harrington obituaryFidelis G. (Balkenol) Shirley Harrington Obituary
  Funeral: 7-27-2016  

Fidelis Genevieve Shirley Harrington, age 96, of North Mankato, died Monday, July 18, 2016, at Oak Terrace Assisted Living in North Mankato. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Mankato. Visitation will be one hour prior to the mass at the church. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements are with Mankato Mortuary. Memorials may be given to SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church. Fidelis was born October 28, 1919, in Iona to Frank and Regina (Huerkamp) Balkenol. She was a graduate of Slayton High Scho...

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Darlene Emma Jans obituaryDarlene Emma Jans Obituary
  Funeral: 7-26-2016  

Darlene Emma Jans, 93 of Mankato, died Friday, July 22, 2016 at Oaklawn Healthcare Center. Visitation will be held from 5-7pm, Monday, July 25, 2016 at Mankato Mortuary. Funeral service will be 10:30am, Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in North Mankato with visitation one hour prior. Burial will follow at Pilgrim’s Rest Cemetery in Mankato. Darlene was born September 20, 1922 in Sioux City, Iowa. Her parents, Otto and Wilma (Wulf) Hinrichs, passed away when Darlene was a child, so she was raised by her grandparents, Karl and Minnie Wulf. Because she was an only...

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Gladys M. Thul obituaryGladys M. Thul Obituary
  Funeral: 7-25-2016  

Gladys May Thul, 86, of North Mankato, MN was called home to our heavenly father on July 20, 2016. Funeral Mass will be held 10:30 a.m., Monday, July 25, 2016 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in North Mankato. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the church. She will be laid to rest at Calvary Cemetery in Mankato. Born to Betsy and John Gleason of North Dakota, she grew up alongside six sisters and one brother. She married Eugene Thul on February 10, 1950, and together raised eleven children. Besides cooking, cleaning, and lots of laundry, Gladys truly had a tender heart filled wit...

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Edward Louie Olson obituaryEdward Louie Olson Obituary
  Funeral: 7-25-2016  

Edward Louie Olson, 75 of Mankato, died Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at Ecumen Pathstone Living in Mankato. Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m., Monday, July 25, 2016 at Northview ~ North Mankato Mortuary ( North Mankato, MN 56003) with visitation one hour prior to the service. Pastor Jay Dahlvang will officiate. Burial will be at the Geneva Cemetery in Geneva, MN. Edward was born to Louis and Mary Emma (Smith) Olson on August 29, 1940 in Ellendale, MN. He was raised on a farm and attended school in Ellendale where he graduated from high school in 1958. He loved the farm. He went to college at Ma...

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Richard 'dick'  Ahlfors obituaryRichard 'dick' Ahlfors Obituary
  Funeral: 7-23-2016  

RICHARD 'DICK' AHLFORS died on July 19, 2016 Richard grew up in Eveleth, Minnesota and served in Berlin, Germany during WWII.   Shortly after leaving the service he met and married Shirley Lorraine (Heroja) Ahlfors.   The next move was to Minneapolis to attend Dunwoody Institute and he then spent many years in Waseca, including employment at E.F. Johnson Co. Survivors include his wife, Shirley; daughters, Sally (Russ) Martin and Wendy (Daniel) Biggar; grandchildren, Alaina (Ryan) Salzman, Whitney (Alex) Windschitl, Zach (Katie Englund) Biggar, Ana (Ben) Pearson, Laura Martin and Elise...

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John 'Jack' Ramon Wacker obituaryJohn 'Jack' Ramon Wacker Obituary
  Funeral: 7-23-2016  

John “Jack” Ramon Wacker, age 80, of New Prague, died on Friday, July 8, 2016 Mayo System New Prague. Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 23, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at St. Scholastica Catholic Church in Heidelberg. Memorial service will also be held on Saturday at 2:00 pm. at the Church. Farther Dave Barrett will be officiating. Burial will be in the St. Scholastica Cemetery. Jack was born on July 4, 1936 in Le Sueur County to Anthony and Anna (Spaetgens) Wacker. He owned and operated Wacker Brothers Construction Company. He enjoyed gardening, family time with nieces and nephews, playing lottery...

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 Aaron Dale Wohlenhaus obituary Aaron Dale Wohlenhaus Obituary
  Funeral: 7-22-2016  

A Public Graveside Service for Aaron D. “Bus' Wohlenhaus, 99, of Butterfield, Minnesota will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 22, 2016 at the Butterfield Mennonite Cemetery in rural Butterfield, Minnesota with Pastor Tim Hall officiating. There will be full Military Honors by the Donald V. Larson Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #9607 at the Graveside. There will be a time of fellowship and sharing of memories of Bus right after the graveside service at the Butterfield Community Bible Church in Butterfield. Aaron was called to his eternal rest on Tuesday evening, July 19, 2016 at his home in But...

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Patrick Joseph Cooney obituaryPatrick Joseph Cooney Obituary
  Funeral: 7-22-2016  

Patrick Joseph Cooney, age 91, of Le Center, died on Monday, July 18, 2016 at his home. Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 4 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Le Center concluding with a Knights of Columbus service at 7:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, July 22, 2016 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with visitation one hour prior at the church. Father Chris Shofner will be officiating. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery in Le Center. Patrick was born in Kilkenny Township of Le Sueur County, on July 19, 1925 to Charles and Mary (Warnemunde) Cooney. He a...

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Sylvia E Allen obituarySylvia E Allen Obituary
  Funeral: 7-20-2016  

Woodland Hills Funeral Home (507) 387-5504 Sylvia Allen, age 86, passed away July 16, 2016 at Laurels Edge, Mankato, MN. Funeral services will be 11:00 am Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at St. Mark Lutheran Church, Mankato. Visitation will be 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at Woodland Hills Funeral Home and 1 hour before services at the church. Burial will be at Woodland Hills Memorial Park. Sylvia Elsie was born June 10, 1930 to Albert and Florence (Larson) Possail in Tyler, MN. She was united in marriage to Marvin Allen on September 3rd, 1947. They farmed for 10 years in L...

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Nathan John Cummins obituaryNathan John Cummins Obituary
  Funeral: 7-19-2016  

A Service of Remembrance for Nathan J. Cummins, 28, of Fairmont, Minnesota will be 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at Kramer Family Funeral Home Chapel in Welcome, Minnesota with Russ Steele Officiating. Burial will be in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Welcome, Minnesota at a later date. Nathan was called to his eternal rest on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at his home in Fairmont, Minnesota. Visitation will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at Kramer Family Funeral Home in Welcome. Messages of Sympathy may be sent to the family online at www.kramerfuneralhome.com Nathan John Cummi...

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Francis Walter Smith obituaryFrancis Walter Smith Obituary
  Funeral: 7-19-2016  

Burial for Francis W. Smith, 99, of Fairmont, Minnesota formerly of Welcome, Minnesota will be held at the Welcome City Cemetery in Welcome, Minnesota. Francis was called to his eternal rest on Sunday morning, July 10, 2016 at Lutz Wing of Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont, Minnesota. Messages of Sympathy may be sent to the family online at www.kramerfuneralhome.com Francis Walter Smith was born on June 10, 1917 to Walter and Vera (Hegarty) Smith on the farm in Martin County, Minnesota. In 1930 the Smith’s moved to a farm in Lake Belt Township in Martin County, Minnesota. Francis was...

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 Janet Kay Peterson obituary Janet Kay Peterson Obituary
  Funeral: 7-18-2016  

A Celebration of Life Services for Janet Kay Peterson, 76, of Fairmont, Minnesota will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 18, 2016 at Kramer Family Funeral Home Chapel in Welcome, Minnesota with Pastor Tony Fink officiating. Janet was called to her eternal rest on Wednesday morning, July 13, 2016 at Truman Senior Living in Truman, Minnesota. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. Monday until the time of the services at the funeral home in Welcome. Messages of Sympathy may be sent to the family online at www.kramerfuneralhome.com...

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Bonita M. Rollings obituaryBonita M. Rollings Obituary
  Funeral: 7-17-2016  

Bonita Mae Rollings, age 85, of Garden City, died Friday, July 1, 2016 at Pathstone Living in Mankato. Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., July 17, 2016 at Northview – North Mankato Mortuary, North Mankato. Visitation will be held one hour before the service. Family interment will at the Lake Crystal Cemetery. Memorials will be given to Children’s Charities. Bonnie was born July 6, 1930 to Emil and Leta (Wade) Stoll in Mankato. She graduated from Mankato High School in 1949. Bonnie worked in California and Colorado before returning to Minnesota and was united in marriage to Wilbur Tho...

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 Sharon Manzke obituary Sharon Manzke Obituary
  Funeral: 7-16-2016  

Life Legacy Sharon Kay Manzke passed away on Wednesday, May 25th at her home in Lake Montezuma Arizona. There will be a Celebration of Life Service on Saturday June 25th at the Sedona Arts Center in Sedona Arizona. A memorial visitation will be held for Sharon Manzke, on Saturday July 16th from 11:00am to 1:00pm at St Paul’s United Church of Christ in Welcome, MN. Sharon Kay Manzke was born May 1st, 1953 in Triumph, MN the daughter of Robert and Geneva (Wolter) Manzke. She attended school in Welcome and graduated in 1971. Following graduation, she went on to attend Minneapolis Area Voc...

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Helen Elizabeth  Bartelt obituaryHelen Elizabeth Bartelt Obituary
  Funeral: 7-16-2016  

HELEN ELIZABETH BARTELT, age 74 of Waseca, died at her home on Monday, July 11, 2016. Born in Claremont on September 13, 1941, Helen was the daughter of Rudolph and Leona (Kober) Dietrich.   She was baptized and later confirmed at Hagery Lutheran Church in Skyberg, Minnesota.   In 1958 she graduated from Kenyon High School.   She met LeRoy Hedin in 1960 and they operated a dairy farm in Cannon Falls.   They later farmed in Warsaw until separating in 1984.   Helen worked at Brown Printing Co. in Waseca and later owned and operated Pa & Helen's Otisco Tavern.   She then worked at E.F. Johnson Company...

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Dennis J. Potz obituaryDennis J. Potz Obituary
  Funeral: 7-16-2016  

Dennis John Potz, age 62, of rural Madison Lake and formerly of White Bear Lake, died Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at Mayo Clinic Health System - Mankato. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 16, 2016, at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Mankato. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery in Mankato. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. on Friday at Northview - North Mankato Mortuary, and continues one hour prior to the mass at the church on Saturday. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred. Dennis was born April 16, 1954, in Mankato. He was the son of Clifford and Juanita (Bieberl...

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Carolyn Mary Hendrick  obituaryCarolyn Mary Hendrick Obituary
  Funeral: 7-16-2016  

Carolyn Mary Hendrick died Wednesday,July 13th 2016 at her home in Mankato. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 16 at Mankato Mortuary, 1001 North Riverfront Drive in Mankato. Visitation will be on Saturday from 12pm to 2pm at Mankato Mortuary. A burial service will follow at Calvary Cemetery. Carolyn was born May 1st, 1952 in Mankato, Minnesota to Leo and Edith Kruse. Carolyn was the youngest of six children. She attended St. Clair High School in St. Clair, Minnesota. After high school she married Isaiah Jack Hendrick on December 1st, 1973 and together they had two child...

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Steven Jon Menke obituarySteven Jon Menke Obituary
  Funeral: 7-15-2016  

Steven Jon Menke, 61, of St. Peter, MN died Saturday, July 9, 2016 at his home. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, July 15, at St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church with Rev. Nathan Nass, officiating. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday in the fellowship hall of the church and will continue one hour prior to the service on Friday. Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery in St. Peter. Woodland Hills Funeral Home is handling with arrangements. Steven was born March 5, 1955 in St. Peter to Al Menke and Helen (Wiedenhoft White). He gra...

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David Arthur Besser obituaryDavid Arthur Besser Obituary
  Funeral: 7-15-2016  

David A. Besser, age 84, of Mankato, died Sunday, July 10, 2016, in Belle Plaine. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 15, 2016, at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Mankato. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m., Thursday, July 14, 2016, at the Mankato Mortuary with a rosary at 7:30 p.m. and will continue one hour before mass at church. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Mankato....

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Sister Irene (Mary Casper) Komor obituarySister Irene (Mary Casper) Komor Obituary
  Funeral: 7-15-2016  

Our beloved Sister Irene (Mary Casper) Komor, 83, died peacefully at 9:45 p.m., Friday, July 8, 2016, in Notre Dame Health Care, Our Lady of Good Counsel, Mankato, Minnesota. She entered Hospice in late June as her physical condition continued to decline. Her Profession Class had been keeping vigil with her these last days. The Funeral Mass for Sister Irene, with Father Eugene Stenzel as presider, will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 15, in Good Counsel Chapel, Mankato, followed by burial of her cremains in Good Counsel Cemetery. The vigil service will be at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday. We extend...

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Ruth Mary Victoria Jackson obituaryRuth Mary Victoria Jackson Obituary
  Funeral: 7-15-2016  

Ruth Mary Victoria Jackson (Bengtson) was born on October 17, 1920 in St. Paul, MN. She died peacefully on Sunday, July 10, 2016.  Her parents were Rev. Carl A. Bengtson and Esther (Stenborg) Bengtson.  When she was 8 years old, the family moved to Seattle, WA where Ruth and her brothers Paul and Luther grew up.  She graduated from Ballard High School and Pacific Lutheran College in Tacoma.   She decided to be a teacher.  In 1944, when the family returned to the Midwest, she went back to school at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois adding a degree in Speech Therapy.  She set up the first Speech Therapy program in t...

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Emly Krienke obituaryEmly Krienke Obituary
  Funeral: 7-14-2016  

EMLY KRIENKE, age 95 of Waseca, died on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at the Janesville Nursing Home. Born at her parents' home in Deerfield Township on April 29, 1921, Emly was the daughter of John and Johanna (Timmerman) Schuldt.   She began her schooling at the Deerfield Country School as a young girl, then self-taught her way to her high school diploma.   She later went on to the Minneapolis Technical Institute where she learned to work as an X-Ray and lab technician.   Following her schooling she worked for Dr. Schaefer in Owatonna, then at the Mankato Clinic for a time, then she returned to Owatonna...

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Darla Jean Vilt obituaryDarla Jean Vilt Obituary
  Funeral: 7-13-2016  

DARLA JEAN VILT, age 75 of Waseca, died at home on Friday, July 8, 2016. Born in Fairmont on January 22, 1941, Darla was the daughter of Harold Raymond and Minnie Johanna (Thamer) Wood.   She graduated from high school in Truman before attending Mankato State University.   From 1960 until 1962 she worked as 'Miss Merriweather' on channel 12.   Darla was married to Darryl Allan Vilt on June 9, 1962 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Truman.   She went on to work as an admissions secretary at Hamline University, a secretary at the University of Minnesota, a pre-school teacher at Hansel & Gretel in Was...

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Harold Edward Bloomquist obituaryHarold Edward Bloomquist Obituary
  Funeral: 7-13-2016  

A Celebration of Life Services for Harold E. Bloomquist, 86, of rural Trimont, Minnesota, will be held 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at First Lutheran Church in Trimont, with Rev. Stephanie Christoffels officiating. Burial will be in First Lutheran Cemetery, rural Trimont, Minnesota with full military honors by the Foster-Bernhardt American Legion Post #373 of Trimont. Harold was called to his eternal rest on Saturday afternoon, July 9, 2016 at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, Minnesota. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at the First Lutheran Church in Trimont and...

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 Arvin Herman Rosenberg obituary Arvin Herman Rosenberg Obituary
  Funeral: 7-12-2016  

A Celebration of Life Service for Arvin H. Rosenberg, 80, of rural Welcome, Minnesota, will be 1:30 pm. Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Welcome, Minnesota with Mr. Russ Steele officiating. Burial will be in the church Cemetery in Welcome, Minnesota with full military honors by the Welcome American Legion Post #553. Arvin was called to his eternal rest on Tuesday morning, July 5, 2016 at Lutz Wing of Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont, Minnesota. Visitation will be from 12:30 pm Tuesday until the time of the service at the Church in Welcome. Arvin Herman Rosenberg wa...

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Orville  Olson  obituaryOrville Olson Obituary
  Funeral: 7-12-2016  

Funeral services for Orville H. Olson, 94, Blue Earth, MN will be held on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Blue Earth, at 11:00 am. Interment will be held at Riverside Cemetery, Blue Earth. Orville died on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at St. Luke's Lutheran Care Center. Visitation will take place from 4:30-5:30 pm Monday, July 11, 2016 at St. Luke's Lutheran Care Center and one hour before the services Tuesday in the church. Orville Olson, the first of seven children, was born on a farm in rural Martin County on December 17, 1921. Like many of his generation, he attended a one-roo...

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Myron Lee Wendt obituaryMyron Lee Wendt Obituary
  Funeral: 7-10-2016  

MYRON LEE WENDT, age 71 of Waseca died on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at Mayo Clinic Health System ' Mankato. Born in Waseca on December 4, 1944, Myron was the son of Melvin Francis and Christine Louise (Johansen) Wendt.   He graduated from Waseca High School in 1962.   On May 4, 1968 he was married to Caryn Ackman at Trinity Lutheran Church in New Richland.   Myron enjoyed woodworking, collecting NASCAR memorabilia and watching all car and truck racing activities on television.   He and his wife Caryn enjoyed square dancing together for many years and even performed with three other couples square dan...

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Jeanne M. (Chamberlain) Traxler obituaryJeanne M. (Chamberlain) Traxler Obituary
  Funeral: 7-8-2016  

Jeanne M. (Chamberlain) Traxler, age 77, of rural Elysian, died peacefully, Tuesday, July 5, 2016, at her home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 8, 2016 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Marysburg. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m., Thursday with a 3:30 p.m. rosary service at Northview – North Mankato Mortuary, North Mankato. Visitation will continue one hour before service at the church on Friday. Interment will be in Marysburg Catholic Cemetery. Jeanne Marie was the 1st born to Paul W. and Bernice (Hollinger) Chamberlain on October 19, 1938, in r...

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Rev. Dr. Svante Bernhard  Erling obituaryRev. Dr. Svante Bernhard Erling Obituary
  Funeral: 7-8-2016  

The Rev. Dr. Svante Bernhard Erling died July 1, 2016 in Saint Peter, MN at the age of 94. Born April 15, 1922 in Underwood, ND to Swedish immigrants – the Rev. Svante Anderson and Edla Mathilda (Larson) Erling – he spoke Swedish until he started school. After completing degrees at Gustavus Adolphus College (B.A. 1943), Augustana Seminary (B.D. 1946), and the University of Chicago (M.A. 1946), he met his future wife, Marilyn Marie Siersbeck, on a hike in the Rocky Mountains. A wedding in 1954, a Fulbright scholarship year abroad, and further degrees from Yale University (Ph.D. 1955) and the University of Lund, Swede...

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Robert Allen Ringhofer Jr. obituaryRobert Allen Ringhofer Jr. Obituary
  Funeral: 7-7-2016  

Robert 'Bob' Allen Ringhofer Jr., age 76, died Saturday, June 25, 2016 at North Memorial Hospital surrounded by family after weeks of complications from a stroke. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 7, 2016 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in North Mankato. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Owatonna. Visitation will be held from 4 – 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at Northview ~ North Mankato Mortuary and continue one hour before the service at the church on Thursday. Memorials may be given to the donor’s choice. Robert Allen Ringhofer w...

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Douglas Ray Mead obituaryDouglas Ray Mead Obituary
  Funeral: 7-6-2016  

Doug was born in Mankato, MN on Dec 7th, 1956. He died from lung cancer on April 28th, 2016. His parents were Gordon R. and Dorothy E. Mead of St. Peter. Doug grew up in Kasota and St Peter and had very fond memories of those years. Doug left High School early to join the USMC and served proudly for three years. The Marine Corps Motto, Semper Fidelis means Always Faithful and describes one aspect of Doug perfectly. Doug lived in  Tucson, AZ for 17 yrs following his military service. While living in Tucson Doug began his long career in sheet metal fabrication. He moved to Austin, TX in 1994 and enjoyed living...

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Rose Engelby obituaryRose Engelby Obituary
  Funeral: 7-6-2016  

Rose Engelby, 94, Lake Crystal, formerly of Mankato, died Wednesday June 29, 2016 at Ecumen in Lake Crystal. Funeral services will be held at 11am Wednesday, July 6, at Woodland Hills Funeral Chapel. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the Woodland Hills. Interment will be at Woodland Hills Memorial Park. Rose was born April 7, 1922 in Medo Township to Charles and Elizabeth (Sexe) Sodeman. She was united in marriage to Edward H. Engelby. Over the years she was employed at the Elks Club, Mel's Café, Colony Club, Mankato Golf Club and 3...

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Richard  L. Savick obituaryRichard L. Savick Obituary
  Funeral: 7-6-2016  

Richard Lewis Savick, age 82, of St. Clair, died Tuesday, June 28, 2016 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis. Funeral Service 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at Northview – North Mankato Mortuary, North Mankato. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m., Tuesday at Northview and will continue one hour before service on Wednesday. Interment will be in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis. Memorials are preferred to the family. Richard was born October 20, 1933 to Oliver and Mabel (Graue) Savick in Frost, MN. He graduated from Frost High School in 1951. He married Ardyth J. Pogat...

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Henry J. Massop obituaryHenry J. Massop Obituary
  Funeral: 7-6-2016  

6Henry John Massop, age 85, of Mapleton, died Thursday, June 30, 2016, at Mayo Clinic Health System – Mankato, following a four year battle with leukemia. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 6, 2016, at St. Teresa Catholic Church in Mapleton. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday at the church, and continues one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery in Mapleton. Olson-Tichenor Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Henry was born November 19, 1930, in Storm Lake, IA to Theodore and Hendricka (Beenen) Massop. He was a 1948 graduate o...

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Grace  Engesser Paquette obituaryGrace Engesser Paquette Obituary
  Funeral: 7-6-2016  

Grace Engesser Paquette, 106 of St. Peter, died Thursday, June 30, 2016 at the Benedictine Living Community. Funeral service 2:00 pm Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, St. Peter with visitation from 12:00 to 2:00. Burial will be at Greenhill Cemetery, St. Peter. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred. www.saintpeterfuneralhome.com Grace was born on April 30, 1910 in New Sweden, Nicollet County to Gerhard and Inga Marie (Berg) Swenson. She worked for her room and board so that she could finish school, graduating from St. Peter High in 1928. That same year, sh...

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Ruth  Driscoll  obituaryRuth Driscoll Obituary
  Funeral: 7-6-2016  

Ruth Louise Driscoll, age 84, of Blue Earth, MN passed away peacefully on July 1, 2016. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, July 6 at 11AM at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church of Blue aEarth, MN with Fr. Peter Klein as celebrant. The visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 5 at Patton Funeral Home of Blue Earth, MN from 5-7PM and one hour prior to the start of Mass. Interment will take place immediately following Mass at Calvary Cemetery in Blue Earth, MN. Ruth was born on August 23, 1931 to David and Hilda Linden in Bradford, IL. She attended and graduated from Bradford Hi...

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Cecilia F Hanson obituaryCecilia F Hanson Obituary
  Funeral: 7-5-2016  

Cecilia F. Hanson, age 98 of Mankato, died Thursday, June 30, 2016 peacefully at Pathstone Living in Mankato. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Mankato. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Mankato. Visitation will be held one hour before the service at the church on Tuesday. Mankato Mortuary in charge of arrangements. Cecilia Hanson was born September 21, 1917 to Anton and Betty (Mueller) Wingerberg in Taylor, North Dakota. Her family moved from Taylor, North Dakota to Sandstone, Minnesota and later to Mank...

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 Ferne Nelson obituary Ferne Nelson Obituary
  Funeral: 7-2-2016  

A Celebration of Life Services for Ferne E. Nelson, 101, of Dunnell, Minnesota will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 2, 2016 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Dunnell with Pastor Nancy Isaacson officiating. Burial will be in Lake Fremont Cemetery, Dunnell, Minnesota. Ferne was called to her eternal rest on Thursday morning, June 23, 2016 at NC Little Hospice in Edina, Minnesota. Visitation will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Friday, July 1, 2016 at the Kramer Family Funeral Home in Sherburn and one hour prior to the services at the Church in Dunnell on Saturday. Messages of Sympathy may be sent online to the family...

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 Robert Mulso obituary Robert Mulso Obituary
  Funeral: 7-2-2016  

A Service of Remembrance for Robert W. Mulso, 69, of Sherburn, Minnesota will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 2, 2016 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sherburn, Minnesota with Rev. Steven D. Wilson officiating. Burial will be in the Sherburn Cemetery in Sherburn, Minnesota. Robert was called to his eternal rest on Monday afternoon, June 27, 2016 at Mayo Clinic Health System- ISJ in Mankato, Minnesota. Visitation will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Friday, July 1, 2016 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sherburn. Messages of Sympathy can be sent to the family online at www.kramerfuneralhome.com...

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Roland Wayne Hansen obituaryRoland Wayne Hansen Obituary
  Funeral: 7-2-2016  

A Celebration of Life Service for Roland W. Hansen, 88, of rural Trimont, Minnesota will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 2, 2016 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Trimont with Rev. John Meyer officiating. Burial will be in the Cedar Lutheran Cemetery in rural Trimont, Minnesota with full military honors by the Foster-Bernhardt American Legion Post #373 of Trimont. Roland was called to his eternal rest on Monday morning, June 27, 2016 at his home in rural Trimont, Minnesota. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday, July 1, 2016 at the Kramer Family Funeral Home in Trimont and one hour prior to the service...

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Harold  H Pidde obituaryHarold H Pidde Obituary
  Funeral: 7-2-2016  

Harold Harry Pidde, age 74, of Hendersonville, TN, passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at Alive Hospice in Madison, TN. Harold Pidde was born on December 13, 1941 in Springfield, MN, to Herman and Eleanor Krueger Pidde. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith at Salem Lutheran Church in Comfrey, MN. Harold grew up on the farm where he learned how to work hard and play hard. He took part in 4-H and church youth group. He graduated from Comfrey Public School in 1959. After graduation, he worked for a carpenter in Springfield until he entered the Army for 2 years, where he served in the Milita...

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Kendra Kaye Leibfried obituaryKendra Kaye Leibfried Obituary
  Funeral: 7-1-2016  

Kendra Kaye Leibfried, 13, of Mankato, died on Sunday, June 26, 2016 at her home after a brave 10 month battle with brain cancer. Funeral service will be held Friday, July 1, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Mankato. Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Thursday at Northview-North Mankato Mortuary in North Mankato, MN with a Time of Sharing at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be held at Calvary Cemetery in Mankato. Please wear your Team Kendra shirt or purple or pink to the visitation. Kendra was born on Ma...

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Alvin Olson obituaryAlvin Olson Obituary
  Funeral: 7-1-2016  

ALVIN OLSON, age 84 of Waseca, died on Monday, June 27, 2016 at his home. Born in Willow Creek on June 12, 1932, Alvin was the son of Annis and Lilla (Wojahn) Olson.   He attended Willow Creek Country School and Mapleton Schools as a young man.   On April 20, 1951 Alvin married Eleanora Krause in Mankato.   Throughout his life, he was first employed as a Justice of the Peace in Mapleton, later became a patrol officer, and eventually moved into the role of Chief of Police.   Following his time as Chief of Police, Alvin took on the role as Head of Transportation for the Mapleton school district, where he...

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Linda Lee  Hoogendyk obituaryLinda Lee Hoogendyk Obituary
  Funeral: 7-1-2016  

Linda was born November 5, 1943 and left us unexpectedly on June 27, 2016. We are deeply saddened by this loss, but rejoice in knowing she is with her Savior. We mourn not as those who have no hope for we know her soul is in heaven. Her faith in God defined her life. She lived for others and showed her love with words and acts of service. There was not a life she encountered that was not touched by her kindness and genuine care. She taught at Grace Christian School for many years and loved her students and loved teaching. Linda attended Grace Baptist Church and led a women’s Bible study in her home. She was preceded...

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Clarice  Anderson  obituaryClarice Anderson Obituary
  Funeral: 7-1-2016  

Clarice Marie Anderson, age 81, passed away after a short, but painful battle with cancer on June 27, 2016. Funeral services for Clarice will be held at 11AM on Friday, July 1, 2016 at Shiloh Lutheran Church, Elmore, MN with visitation beginning at 9:30AM. Interment will be held at Riverview Cemetery, Elmore, immediately following the service. Clarice was born on July 14, 1934 in Winnebago, MN to Lawrence and Minnie (Anthony) Espeland. Clarice was baptized and confirmed at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Winnebago, MN. She graduated from Winnebago High School and then attended Mankato Commercial Colleg...

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