Laura M. Patterson, 93, died Thursday, July 1, 1999 at St. Joseph's Hospital in St. Paul.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Sleepy Eye, with burial in Home Cemetery, Sleepy Eye.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m Monday, and 7:30-8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye, with a VFW Auxiliary service at 7 p.m. Monday. Visitation will continue for one hour prior to the service at the church.
She is survived by her daughters ,Berdell and husband Raymond Hollingsworth of Maplewood, Colleen and husband Bernard Solyntjes of Fridley and Karen and husband Pete Haarala of Afton; eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Erma Lang of Sleepy Eye, and a brother, Richard Gramentz of Springfield.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Kenneth in 1947; son Donald in 1996; brothers Henry, Otto, Ervin, Arnold, Herman and William, and sisters, Gertrude Hinton, Esther Bobsin, Ella Nelson, and Alvina Schewe.
She was born May 16, 1906, in Springfield, the daughter of William and Alvina (Lawrenz) Gramentz. She grew up and attended District 40 country school in Burnstown Township, near Springfield.
She worked at the Berg Hotel in Sleepy Eye for a few years.
She married Kenneth Patterson on Aug. 4, 1927 in St. Paul, and they lived in Sleepy Eye. She worked as a cook at the Del Roy Hotel and the City Cafe for many years, retiring in 1981. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Sleepy Eye and the V.F.W. Auxiliary.
Robert Wiltscheck, 55, of Sterling Heights, Michigan and formerly of New Ulm died Tuesday, June 29, 1999 at his home in Sterling Heights, Michigan.
He is the son of Harold and Adeline Wiltscheck of New Ulm.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 10, at the chapel at the St. Joseph's Hospital in Clinton Township, Michigan. Local arrangements were handled by the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in New Ulm.
Arleen R. Flatau, 62 of Bloomington and formerly of St. James, died Tuesday June 29, 1999 at Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Albion Lutheran Church in rural St. James with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Friday at Pease Funeral Home in St. James and continues one hour prior to the service Saturday at the church.
She is survived by a sister, Shirley Flatau; her mother, Alice Flatau, both of Bloomington; aunts, uncles; and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her father and her brother Alvin.
She was born Aug. 7, 1936, in St. James to Theodore and Alice (Johnson) Flatau. She graduated from St. James High School. She was employed at Tony Downs Foods in St. James for a short time. She was then employed at New Ulm Laundry for several years. In 1961 she moved to Minneapolis and was employed as an inspector at Minnesota Rubber Company in St. Louis Park. She retired in 1997. She was an associate member of Oak Grove Lutheran Church in Richfield and a member of the Albion Lutheran Church in rural St. James.
Lydia Simon, 87 of Redwood Falls, formerly of Morton, died Wednesday, June 30, 1999 at Wood Dale Nursing Home in Redwood Falls.
Mass of Christian burial is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. John's Catholic Church in Morton with burial in the Calvary Cemetery in Morton.
Visitation is 9:30 am until service time Tuesday at the church. Nelson Funeral Home of Redwood Falls is in charge of arrangements.
She is survived by a son, Clifton Simon and wife Sandra of Delano; sister, Agnes Hagaman of Rochester; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy in 1978; two sisters and one brother.
She was born on Jan. 15, 1912 in Paxton Township, Redwood County, to Wenzel and Mary (Berger) Mages. She graduated from the Morton High School in 1930. She attended beautician college and worked in St. Paul until 1938 when she moved to Morton and operated her own shop. She married Guy Simon in 1948 and became a homemaker. She entered Wood Dale Nursing Home in 1987.
Earnest J. Evenson, 83, of rural Gibbon died Thursday July 1, 1999, at Winthrop Good Samaritan Care Center.
The funeral is tentatively set for 11 a.m. Tuesday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Fairfax with burial in Clear Lake Norwegian Lutheran Cemetery in Severance Township, Sibley County.
The visitation is tentatively set for 5-7 p.m. Monday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Fairfax and will continue for one hour prior to the time of the service at the church on Tuesday.
Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in Gibbon is in charge of the arrangements.
Warren E. Radel, 75, of Wabasso, died Friday, July 2, 1999, at the Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar.
Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Wabasso with burial in the church cemetery, Waterbury Township.
Visitation will be held Tuesday 4-8 p.m. at the church and will continue Wednesday one hour prior to the service.
He is survived by wife Shirley of Wabasso, eight children and their spouses, David and wife Roseann Radel of Fargo, ND; Dwayne and wife Jane Radel of Forest Lake, Jody and wife Diane Radel of Redwood Falls, Ginger and husband Tom Baune of Willmar, Sherri and husband John Schueller of Wabasso, Tammy and husband Clete Guetter of Wabasso, Chad and wife Melissa Radel of Spicer and Wendy and husband Stan Rohlik of Lucan and 25 grandchildren. He is also survived by one brother, Vernon Radel of North Mankato and one sister, Marion Wallin of St. Paul.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Rueban and Kenneth and one granddaughter, Kristina Baune.
He was born on June 30, 1924 in Vail Township, Redwood County to Carl and Molly (Klecker) Radel. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Wabasso. He graduated from the Wabasso High School and attended the University of Minnesota Agricultural School in St. Paul. He served in the United States Navy and served in WW II.
On Dec. 16, 1947 he was married to Shirley Mae Lawrenz at Johnsonville Lutheran Church in Johnsonville Township. They farmed near Wabasso and raised eight children.
Earnest J. Evenson, 83, of rural Gibbon died Thursday July 1, 1999 at the Winthrop Good Samaritan Care Center in Winthrop.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Fairfax, with burial in the Clear Lake Norwegian Lutheran Cemetery, Severance Township, Sibley County.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Monday at the church, and will continue Tuesday one hour prior to the time of the service at the church. Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in Gibbon is in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by a daughter and son in law, Donna and David Foss of rural Plato; a son and daughter in law, Loren and Peggy Evenson of rural Gibbon; eight grandchildren; and three great grandchildren; a sister Emma Halvorson of the Winthrop Good Samaritan Care Center in Winthrop.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Valeria, on March 3, 1984; an infant granddaughter, Sara Evenson on Nov. 24, 1972; four brothers and a sister in infancy; brothers Raymond, Chester, and Lloyd Evenson.
He was born March 18, 1916 in Severance Township, Sibley County to Theodore and Elisa (Dahl) Evenson. He attended Severance Township Country School.
He married Valeria Ruschmeyer on June 29, 1947 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Moltke Township, Sibley County. He farmed all his life in the Gibbon area. He resided at the Winthrop Good Samaritan Care Center since April of this year. He was a World War II veteran.
He was a member of the Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Fairfax, and a member of the former Gibbon American Legion Club, and the Fairfax VFW Post # 4078.
Robert C. Friederich, 63, of Spirit Lake, Iowa, died Friday, July 2, 1999, at the Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Spirit Lake.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Spirit Lake, with burial at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Catholic Cemetery in New Ulm.
The Turner Funeral Home of Spirit Lake is handling the service arrangements.
Roger William Wells, 59, of Victoria, formerly of Lamberton, died Friday, July 2, 1999 at the Veterans Administration Hospital.
Services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Lamberton with burial in the Lamberton Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Monday and 7:30-11 a.m. Tuesday at the Sturm Funeral Home in Lamberton.
Visitation will also continue for one hour prior to the church service Tuesday.
He is survived by his wife Donna Wells, of Victoria, children: Jody and husband Mitchel Haas of Racine, Wis., Randy and wife Tina Wells of Abilene, Kan., Julie and husband Jay Tolley of Abilene, Gina Morgan of Abilene, and Derrick Wells of Racine; step-daughter, Linda Pequin of Andover, 12 grandchildren, brothers, Dermont and wife Bonnie Wells of Springfield, Jim and wife Dorothy Wells of Springfield, sisters: Joyce and husband Tim Monahan of Las Vegas, Nev., Janice and husband Andy DeBlieck of Clovis, Calif., and Vickie and Rick Ourada of Walnut Grove.
He was born on Aug. 6, 1939 in Lamberton to Raymond W. and Selma L. (Benson) Wells. He served in the United States Navy from 19561960, serving aboard the U.S. Bon Homme Richard in the Pacific Theater, in Japan, Korea, India, and was based in San Diego. Roger moved to Abilene, Kan. in 1962 working as a parts man at a Ford Dealership, moving to Nevada in 1986 to work as a maintainence man at a casino. He then moved to Springfield in 1991. On Sept. 17, 1993, he married Donna Jean Voss in New Ulm and moved to Victoria.
Thomas J. Quinlivan, 44, of Tracy, died Saturday, July 3, 1999, of a heart attack at the Tracy Hospital.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Tracy United Methodist Church, with a memorial service at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Calvary Episcopal Cathedral in Sioux Falls, S.D., with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Sioux Falls.
The Jacobson Funeral Home in Tracy and the Miller Funeral Home i nSioux Falls are in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by his wife, Pat, of Trcy; a son, Michael, and daughter, Caitlin, at home; a brother, Jack Quinlivan of Winnebago, and a sister, Jean Smith of Sioux Falls.
He was born Nov. 7, 1954, in Sioux Falls to James and Patricia (Workman) Quinlivan. He graduated from O'Gorman High School in Sioux Falls in 1973, and graduated from the University of South Dakota in 1978 with a B.S. in Political Science. He then attended American University to receive his MBA in international development. He married Patricia Dodge on Sept. 20, 1980, in Sioux Falls. After graduating from American University, he attended Santa Clara University, where he received his MBA. He worked in hospital administration at Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose, Calif., until 1986 when he moved to Sioux Falls, where he worked as director of Operations/Administration Services at University Physicians. HE then worked from 1992 to 1994 as Health Service Administrator for the South Dakota Department of Corrections.
In 1994 he moved to Tracy, where he began work as Chief Executive Officer of the Tracy Area Medical Services, where he was currently employed. In 1997 he also became CEO for the Westbrook Health Center in Westbrook.
He was involved in many different organizationss, icnluding the Minnesota Hospitals and Health Care Partnership; Sioux Valley Hospital and Heath System; Health Network, Operations Committee; National Rural Health Caren Association, MediSota, and the Economic Development Authority in Tracy.
Fred E. Krohn, 77 of Lake City died Saturday, July 3, 1999, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. John's Lutheran church in Lake City with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Mahn Family Funeral Home Anderson-Peterson Chapel in Lake City. Friends may also call one hour before the service at the church.
He is survived by his wife; sons Bruce and wife Debra of Inver Grove Heights, and Bradley and wife Terri of Coeur D'Lene, Idaho; daughters, Constance and husband James Burow of Steven's Point, Wis., Melanie Odim of Rochester, Amy and husband David Hayes of Hickory, N.C.; 11 grandchildren; brothers, Walter and wife Wanita of Courtland, Marlen and wife Darlene of New Ulm; sisters, Helen Kettner of Nicollet, Ardella and husband Herbert Engel, Arlington.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two sisters.
He was born April 14, 1922 in Nicollet to Fred and Theresa (Enter) Krohn. He grew up in the Nicollet area and married Elenore Stolt on May 23, 1943 at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Nicollet. After they were married they farmed in the Nicollet area for 27 years. In 1969 they sold the farm and moved to Lake City. He worked at A. E. Pistons in 1989. He also owned and operated the Coach Light Motel. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Lake City.