Alice C. Zins, 84, of Nicollet died Friday, March 31, 2000, at the Grandview Good Samaritan Care Center in St. Peter.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Nicollet, with burial in the church Cemetery, Nicollet Township.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home, Nicollet and one hour prior to services at the church. There will be a parish prayer service at 7 p.m. Monday at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home.
She is survived by daughters and a son-in-law, Beverly and Gordon Anderson of Green Valley, Ariz., and Sharon Giefer of Cannon Falls; nine grandchildren; five great grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Pearl Betzing of Nicollet, Alice Giefer of New Ulm, and Mary Giefer of River Falls, Wis.; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, George J. Zins on June 14, 1984; five brothers; three sisters; a daughter Joanne Berens; and a son-in-law, Gene Giefer.
She was born Nov. 11, 1915 in Brighton Township, Nicollet County, to Leonard and Lucy (Karpen) Giefer. She graduated from Nicollet High School. She continued her education at the Eitel Hospital School of Nursing in Minneapolis. She worked as a registered nurse at the Nicollet Hospital in Nicollet from 1947 to 1953. After the closing of the hospital she continued to work with Dr. Larson at the Lake Benton Medical Clinic in Lake Benton until 1959. She married George J. Zins on May 21, 1959, at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Nicollet. She was a past member of the National Council of Catholic Women, the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women, and a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church, the Council of Catholic Women, and the Ladies Prayer Group, all of Nicollet.
George Heinitz, 92, of Mountain Lake, died Thursday, March 30, 2000, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital, Spirit Lake, Iowa.
Services are 10 a.m. Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Mountain Lake, with burial in the city cemetery.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Sunday at Eifert Funeral Home, Mountain Lake, and one hour prior to services at the church.
He is survived by his wife Emma; son Robert and wife Phyllis of Windom; daughter-in-law Rosemary of Mankato; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by son Richard; six brothers; and two sisters.
He was born Feb. 7, 1908 in Mountain Lake, to David and Anna (Sokolofsky) Heinitz. He attended Mountain Lake parochial and public schools. He marred Emma Behrends on Oct. 7, 1934 in Mountain Lake. They lived in Mountain Lake, where he was self-employed. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Mountain Lake.
Agnes Martinka, 87, of Mankato, died Friday, March 31, 2000 at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis.
Services are 10 a.m. Monday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Mankato, with burial in Calvary Cemetery.
Visitation is 2-5 p.m. Sunday at Mankato Mortuary, with a 5 p.m. prayer service, and will continue one hour before services at the church Monday.
Memorials may be given to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, or the donor's choice.
She is survived by grandchildren, Kevin Kelly of Farmington, and Megan Kelly of Houston, Texas; stepchildren, Bob Martinka and wife Diane of Chanhassen, Sister Agnes Martinka of Minneapolis, and Jerry Martinka and wife Phyllis of Mankato; son-in-law Dennis Kelly of St. Paul; brother Eugene Kernan of Mason City, Iowa; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Rudy Christiansen and Herb Martinka; daughter Kay Kelly; sister Ellen; and brothers, Harlan, Roscoe, and Frank.
She was born May 21, 1912 in Superior, Wisc., to Eugene and Anna Kernan. She graduated from high school in Superior. She married Rudy Christiansen. She married Herb Martinka in 1952. They lived in New Ulm until the 1970s, when they moved to Mankato. She worked in a variety of jobs in Superior, New Ulm and Mankato. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.
Virgilius (Chills) Huelskamp, 80, died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2000, at the home of his daughter in Forest Park, Ga.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, April 5 at 11 a.m. at the St. George Catholic Church with burial the following day at 2 p.m. at the Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the time of the service at the church on Wednesday. Pope Dickson and Son Funeral Home in Forest Park Ga. handled the cremation.
He is survived by a son, Andrew Huelskamp and wife Nancy of San Diego, Calif.; a daughter Anna (Tudy) and Greg Sexton of Forest Park, Ga.; six grandchildren; brothers, Harold Huelskamp of St. George, Arnulf and Betty Huelskamp of Winthrop; sisters Celestine Kral of New Ulm, Sylvia Reinhart of Lafayette; brothers-in-law and sister-in-law Andy Rath of Wayzata, Chuck and Jeanie Rath of Brainerd and by special friend Esther Prusky of Amsterdam, N.Y.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosie in 1963; a brother in infancy; parents; and brothers-in-law Clarence Kral and Harold Reinhart.
He was born June 14, 1919 to Benedict and Mary (Brey) Huelskamp in St. George. He enlisted in the National Guard and left for Camp Haan, Calif. in 1941 and was later stationed at Kodiak Island, Alaska and then in Germany where he was wounded in during the war. He was discharged in 1945.
He married Rose Rath of Excelsior on Aug. 5, 1947. He worked for Wellner Construction in New Ulm. Later they moved to Wayzata where he continued in construction work. After his wife's death, he and his family moved to San Diego where he continued working in the construction and blacktopping business until his retirement. After retirement, he continued to live in San Diego, but due to ill health he moved to Georgia where he lived with his daughter until he died.
He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion in San Diego and the Disabled American Veterans.
Frieda Sellner, 85, of Sleepy Eye, died Sunday, April 2, 2000, at Sleepy Eye care Center.
Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Sleepy Eye with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and continues 7:30-10:30 p.m. Wednesday at Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. There will be a Christian Mothers rosary at 4 p.m. and a parish prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
She is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Mary Ann and Dennis Schumacher of Comfrey; grandchildren, Cindy Kroning of Rochester, Brian Suess of Sedalia, Colo., Tammy Suess of New Ulm, Denise Hoek of Balaton, Kim Clement of Butterfield, and Pam Hoek of Mountain Lake; and eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Veronica Coners of Madelia; Monica Loughan of LaCrosse, Wis., and nephews and nieces.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Alfred in 1968; son-in-law, Donald Suess in 1969; brothers, Max, Joe, Otto, Leonard and Henry; and sisters Rose, Clara, Laura and Marie.
She was born on May 19, 1915, to Henry and Mary (Seidl) Stelzer in Bashaw Township. She married Alfred P. Sellner on April 19, 1937, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Sleepy Eye. She worked several places including Pietrus Produce in Sleepy Eye for 39 years before retiring. She volunteered at Divine Providence Home and e Sleepy Eye Care Center. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Christian Mothers and St. Margaret's Society.
Donald Boerner, 73, of Fairmont, died Saturday, April 1, 2000, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester.
Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at United Methodist Church in Fairmont with burial in the Fairview Memorial Park.
Visitation is 4-7 p.m. today at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont and one hour prior to the service at the church. There will be a Masonic Service today at 7 p.m.
He is survived by his wife, Gwen; sons, Chris Boerner of Duluth, David Boerner and Daniel and Kim Boerner, all of Little Falls; daughters, Carn Sill of Chaska and De Ann and Jon Eversman of Fairmont; 12 grandchildren; sisters and brothers-in-law, Bonnie and Darrel Richter of East Battle Lake, Dorothy Severson of Cottonwood and Wanda and Dean Freer of Inver Grove Heights; brothers and sisters-in-law, Dwayne and Eunice Boerner of Marshall, Jack and Dorothy Boerner of South St. Paul, Melvin and Marge Boerner of Albertsville, Dale and Sharon Boerner of Brooklyn Park; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Douglas Boerner; sister, Inez Broughton; and an infant brother and sister.
He was born March 28, 1927, in Green Valley, to Earl and Mamie (Bomin) Boerner. In 1944, he entered the U.S. Navy, serving in the Philippines on the U.S.S. Bremerton and the YOG68 in Adak, Alaska. He was discharged in 1947. He married Gwendolyn V. Long on March 28, 1948, in Marshall. He was a relief manager for Red Owl Foods in several towns in South Dakota. In 1957 he moved to New Ulm to manage the Red Owl Store. He was active in the Junior Chamber of Commerce, serving as president and was elected outstanding young man of New Ulm in 1962. He started and headed the auxiliary police and was involved with the Junior Chamber Fair Activities in New Ulm. In 1969 he moved to Fairmont to manage the Pamida store until his retirement in 1980. He was a member of United Methodist Church in Fairmont and the Masonic Lodge, Chain Lake Lodge No. 64.
Leona J. Clausen, 82, of St. James, died Sunday, April 2, 2000, at St. James Health Services Hospital.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at United Methodist Church, St. James.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. Tuesday at Sturm Funeral Home, St. James. There will be a prayer service at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Maxine Barker Juberian, 78, of Mankato, died Saturday, April 1, 2000, at Oaklawn Health Care Center in Mankato. She had been diagnosed with cancer in November of 1999.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Mankato, with burial in Greenhill Cemetery in St. Peter.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today at Mankato Mortuary with a 7:30 p.m. prayer service and continues one hour before services at the church.
Memorials are preferred to the Alzheimer's Association or to an organization of the donor's choice.
She is survived by sons, Robert Barker and wife Arlene of Alta Loma, Calif., Scott Barker of Mankato; daughters, Patricia Mc Auley and special friend John Daughtery of Mankato, Carolyn and Glen Peterson of Mankato, Marilyn and Kenny Tollefson of Loveland, Colo.; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and sister, Betty Thomas and husband Dan of Camarillo, Calif.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; one infant daughter; and one brother.
She was born Oct. 25, 1921, in Worthington to Thurston and Myrtle (Peterson) Thompson. She attended Mankato Teachers College for one year. She married Lester A. Barker in Algona, Iowa on May 1, 1940. They lived in Mankato a short time and in Seattle, Wash., and San Diego, Calif. When they returned to Mankato, she worked as a waitress at the Junction Inn and Kato Ballroom. In 1956, she began working at the St. Peter State Hospital as a psychiatric technician. In 1970 she was one of the original staff to open the Chemical Dependency Unit of the hospital. In 1972, she obtained her practical nursing license. In 1983 she became a chemical dependency program assistant. She retired in 1986. She was a member of the Mankato Glee Club and an acappella group. In 1978 she married John Juberian. She was a member of the SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.
Stacy M. Sandeen, 18, of Pine City, died Sunday, April 2, 2000, at Mercy Hospital in Anoka.
Memorial service is 11 a.m. Wednesday at Thurston Lindbergh Funeral Home, 2005 Branch Ave., Anoka, with burial following at Forest Hills.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Thurston Lindbergh Funeral Home.
She is survived by her parents, Jesse and Mary Fleck of Pine City; brother, Cory Sandeen of Pine City; sister, Stephanie Bliese of New Ulm; grandparents, Dennis and Marlys Sather of Fargo, Larry and Sandy Fleck of Circle Pines and Judy Rannow of New Ulm; aunt, Dawn Fleck of New Ulm and other relatives and friends.
She was born March 23, 1982.
Grace Warner, 65, of Madelia, died Sunday, April 2, 2000, at Luther Memorial Home, Madelia.
Services are 1 p.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Madelia, with burial in the city cemetery at Minnesota Lake.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at Pilgrim Funeral Home, Madelia and continues one hour before services at the church.
Loraine Kamrath, 86, died on Sunday, April 2, 2000, at Minneapolis.
Services are 2 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Olivet-Careview Nursing Home Chapel, 5517 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis.
Funeral arrangements have been made with Morris Nilsen Funeral Home in Richfield.
Visitation is one half hour prior to the service, also at the Mount Olivet Chapel.
Memorials are preferred to the Fourth Floor Renovation at the Mount Olivet Home.
She is survived by a daughter, Gail Rice of Chicago; sons, Jim Kamrath of Fairmont and John Kamrath of Minneapolis; eight grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
She was born in St. Paul on March 31, 1914. She and her husband, Melvin owned and operated the Togs-N-Toys Store in New Ulm for almost 30 years until their retirement. She was a member of the Orient Chapter 60 of the Order of the Eastern Star in New Ulm.
Leora Clausen, 82, of St. James, died Sunday, April 2, 2000, at St. James Health Services Hospital.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at United Methodist Church, St. James, with burial in Mount Hope Cemetery, St. James.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today and 7:30-8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Sturm Funeral Home, St. James, and will continue one hour prior to services at the church. There will be a prayer service at 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
She is survived by special friend Sylvester Weiss of St. James; daughters, Darla and husband Gerald Kriesch of Howard Lake, and Mary and husband Curtis Olson of St. James; sons, Lynn and wife Sandie of Indianapolis, and Kelly and wife Trudy of Carmel, Ind.; 12 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; sisters, Rosella and husband Kerry Clark of Milford, Iowa, and Avis Shoemaker of California; brother, Gaylord and wife Vera Martin of Yucca Valley, Calif.; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by son, Lyle; daughter, LaVee; parents; brothers, Verle, Glenn, Amos and Arnold; and sisters, Lula and Mabel.
She was born Dec. 6, 1917, in Terrill, Iowa, to Marion and Ella (Ashbaugh) Martin. She attended school in Terrill. She married Chester Clausen in February 1938 in Milbank, S.D. They moved to St. James in 1956. She worked at Tony Downs Foods for 25 years, retiring in 1981. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, American Legion Auxiliary, and VFW Ladies Auxiliary.