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Minnesota Obituary and Death Notice Archive - Page 257

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Date: Monday, 5 November 2012, at 1:34 p.m.

Rose M. Fischer, 89, of Sleepy Eye, died Sunday, April 2, 2000, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield.
Services are 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Sleepy Eye with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation is 3-8 p.m. today and 7:30-9 a.m. Friday at Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. There will be a parish prayer service at 7:30 p.m. and a combined Christian Mothers and Catholic Aid rosary at 4 p.m., at the funeral home today.
She is survived by children and their spouses, Agnes and Harold Zwaschka of Comfrey, Harold Fischer of Sleepy Eye, Donald and Carol Fischer of Austin, Tex., Phyllis Nelson of Newhall, Calif., Alfred Fischer and special friend Heather Kiger of Manteno, Ill., Dennis and Gail Fischer of Webster, S.D.; 18 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; brother, Henry "Andy" Rothmeier of Sleepy Eye; sister Leona (Mrs. Florian) Helget of Springfield and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alfred in 1983; parents; brothers, Frank, George and Joseph Rothmeier; and sisters, Anna Neidecker, Mary Helget, Katherine Neidecker and Louisa Helget.
She was born July 24, 1910, to George and Helena (Wurtzberger) Rothmeier in Sigel Township, Brown County. She worked as a farmhand and hired girl for relatives and neighbors. She married Alfred A. "Fritz" Fischer on Oct. 1, 1935 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Sleepy Eye. They lived in Albin Township until 1972, when they retired and moved to Sleepy Eye. As an active member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, she worked with the altar committee, served as an officer and was member of St. Mary's Guild, Christian Mothers, Catholic Aid Association and Divine Providence Auxiliary. She mended clothing for the missions and volunteered at the community clothing bank. She received the Community Service Award in 1985 from the Catholic Aid Association. She worked for Leona Helget's Catering Service. She volunteered at Nex-tu-nu and helped her daughter Phyllis at Clos-n-Stuf' in Sleepy Eye.

Lillian Wellner, 91, of Springfield, died Tuesday, April 4, 2000, at St. John Lutheran Home, Springfield.
Services are 11:30 a.m. Friday at Christ Lutheran Church, Stately Township, Brown County, with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation is 10:30-11:30 a.m. Friday at Christ Lutheran Church.
Arrangements are being handled by Sturm Funeral Home, Springfield.
She is survived by brothers, Jack and wife Jane of Springfield; Lewis and wife Wilma of Springfield; and Virgil (Butch) and wife Margaret of Springfield; sister, Ellen Smith of Florida; sister-in-law, Luella Wellner of Florida; brother-in-law, Roy Therkelsen of Windom; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Otto; sisters, Marie Therkelsen and Luverne; and brother-in-law, jack Smith.
She was born June 3, 1908, in Stately Township, Brown County, to Otto and Mary (Prull) Wellner. She attended Springfield Schools, graduating in 1924. She attended the University of Chicago, the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and Boston University. She taught at Winthrop College in South Carolina, Rhode Island College in Kingston, R.I.; and Frostburg State University in Massachusetts where she also served as registrar. She served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. She retired to Florida in 1974. She moved to Springfield in 1997.

Lena Oetting, 95, of New Ulm, died Sunday, April 2, 2000, at New Ulm Medical Center.
Graveside services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 24, at New Ulm City Cemetery.
Firle Funeral Home, New Ulm, was in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be sent to the funeral home and forwarded to the family.
Among the survivors are friends Jeanne and Merlyn Boesch of New Ulm; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her brother William; and sisters, Alma and Bertha.
She was born May 24, 1904, in Courtland Township, to Carl and Anna (Peterl) Oetting. She lived in rural New Ulm until her father died, when she moved to New Ulm with her mother and siblings. She was a member of the Turnverein, the Girl Scouts and the United Church of Christ.

Gretta Pugmire, 85, of Orem, Utah, formerly of New Ulm, died Wednesday, April 5, 2000, at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center, Provo.
Arrangements for private family services are being arranged with Firle Funeral Home, New Ulm.
She is survived by five daughters; one son; 20 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; three sisters; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Tim and sister Marjorie Bridwell.
She was born Sept. 19, 1914, in Lund, Idaho, to Harold and Eva (Housmann) Speckman. She attended school in Idaho. She married Tim Pugmire on Aug. 19, 1932 in Sterling, Idaho. They lived in Pocatello, Idaho until 1955, when they moved to New Ulm. She moved to Orem, Utah, in 1998.

Lillian Marie Wellner, 91, of Springfield, died Tuesday, April 4, 2000, at St. John Lutheran Home, Springfield.
Services are 11:30 a.m. today at Christ Lutheran Church, Stately Township, Brown County, with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation is 10:30-11:30 a.m. today at Christ Lutheran Church.
Arrangements are being handled by Sturm Funeral Home, Springfield.
She is survived by brothers, Jack and wife Jane of Springfield; Lewis and wife Wilma of Springfield; and Virgil (Butch) and wife Margaret of Springfield; sister, Ellen Smith of Florida; sister-in-law, Luella Wellner of Florida; brother-in-law, Roy Therkelsen of Windom; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Otto; sisters, Marie Therkelsen and Luverne; and brother-in-law, jack Smith.
She was born June 3, 1908, in Stately Township, Brown County, to Otto and Mary (Prull) Wellner. She attended Springfield Schools, graduating in 1924. She attended the University of Chicago, the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and Boston University. She taught at Winthrop College in South Carolina, Rhode Island College in Kingston, R.I.; and Frostburg State University in Massachusetts where she also served as registrar. She served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. She retired to Florida in 1974. She moved to Springfield in 1997.

James Schuetze, 59, of Eagan, died Tuesday, April 4, 2000, of cancer.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. James Lutheran Church, West St. Paul, with burial in Acacia Park Cemetery, Mendota Heights.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at Klecatsky and Sons Funeral Home, Eagan, and will continue one hour prior to services at the church.
Memorials are preferred.
Among the survivors are his wife, Carla; daughters, Lori Hopkins and husband Jim of Eagan, Dawn Sampson and husband John of Brooklyn Park, and Lynn Hasenstein and husband Kurt of Bartlett, Ill.; and mother-in-law Ida Stelljes of New Ulm.
He was preceded by his parents, Frieda and Gerhard Schuetze; and his brother Stephen.
He was born in Sheridan Township, and grew up in New Ulm. He attended Mankato State University. He worked for Lampert Lumber Company, St. Paul, and Fullerton Companies, Minneapolis. In 1995 he started Lumber Tech Group and was later president of Shaw/Stewart Lumber Company, St. Paul.

Gretta Pugmire, 85, of Orem, Utah, formerly of New Ulm, died Wednesday, April 5, 2000 at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center, Provo.
Arrangements for private family services are being arranged with Firle Funeral Home, New Ulm.
She is survived by daughters, Jerie and husband Ed Stewart of Soda Springs, Idaho, LaRue and husband Michael Shore of Atlanta, Ga., Colleen and husband LaMar Helquist of Orem, Utah, Julie and husband Roger Ring of Sac City, Iowa, and Vickie Backer of St. Paul; son, Tim and wife Gail of Woodbury; 20 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sisters, Thora Martz, Laura and husband Jake Jacobson, and Beth McCarron, all of Pocatello, Idaho; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Tim and sister Marjorie Bidwell.
She was born Sept. 19, 1914 in Lund, Idaho, to Harold and Eva (Housmann) Spackman. She attended school in Idaho. She married Tim Pugmire on Aug. 19, 1932 in Sterling, Idaho. They lived in Pocatello, Idaho until 1955, when they moved to New Ulm with the opening of the Kraft plant, where Tim was the engineer. She moved to Orem, Utah, in 1998 to be near her daughter.

Anna Mae StroeingFREEPORT -- Anna Mae Stroeing, 67, of Freeport, died Thursday, April 5, 2000, at Saint Josephs Hospital, Phoenix, Ariz.
Services are 11 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Freeport, with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation is 3:30-9 p.m. Sunday and 9-11 a.m. Monday at the church. Freeport senior citizens will pray at 4 p.m. Sunday at the church, followed by Christian Mothers and Catholic Aid at 7 p.m. and parish prayers at 8 p.m.
Patton-Schad Funeral Service, Melrose, is handling arrangements.
She is survived by her husband Sylvester of Freeport; children, Glenn and wife Bev of Alexandria, John and wife Sharon of New Ulm, Kathleen Luethmers and husband Ken of Albany, Lori Ann Pohlmann and husband Mike of Melrose, Lisa Orton and husband Garron of Foley, and Amy of St. Paul; seven brothers and sisters; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her son Timothy.
She was born in St. Martin to John and Rose (Kohorst) Wensmann. She worked for several years at St. Benedicts College, St. Joseph. She married Sylvester Stroeing on May 14, 1951 in Freeport. They lived in St. Paul, moving to Freeport in 1960. She retired in 1985. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Freeport, the Christian Mothers, Sacred heart Catholic Aid, Young at Hearts Club and the church choir.

Willliam Hanssen, 96, of Fairfax, died on Friday, April 7, 2000, at the Wood Dale Nursing Home, Redwood Falls.
Services will be 10:30 a.m., Monday at the Hauser-Hantge Funeral Chapel, Fairfax, with burial in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery. A luncheon will follow at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Fairfax.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral chapel.
He is survived by three sisters, Florence Beilke of New Ulm, Norma Hage of Rochester and Meryl Pinnow of North St. Paul; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was preceeded in death by his parents and five brothers, Clarence, Albert, Loren, Floyd and Elmer Hanssen.
He was born October 26, 1903 in Fairfax to John and Anna (Wicht) Hanssen. He attended school in Fairfax. He worked for the Crescent Mill and Jacob Hinderman Construction in Fairfax, the Civil Conservation Corps, and two Chicago construction firms. He served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1944. He retired in 1968 and lived in Fairfax before moving to Wood Dale in 1994. He belonged to Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Fairfax, the Fairfax American Legion Club, and Chicago District Carpenters Union.

Marie Greene, 77, of Redwood Falls died on Thursday, April 6, 2000, at the Redwood Falls Hospital
Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 10, at First United Methodist Church in Redwood Falls, with burial in the Redwood Falls Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Sunday at Nelson Funeral Home, Redwood Falls one hour prior to services at the church Monday.
She is survived by her husband Louie, of Redwood Falls, and children, James Greene and wife Lonny of Valle, Ariz., Anna Tanner of Redwood Falls, and Ronald Greene and wife Robyn of Westmont, Ill.; nine grandchildren and ten great grandchildren; and three brothers, Donald Wederath, Robert Wederath and George Rolland Wederath, of Milwaukee, Wis.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Frank.
She was born July 30, 1922 in Morton, to George and Florence (Simons) Wederath. She attended Morton Schools, graduating from Morton High School in 1940. She married Louie F. Greene on Dec. 21, 1941 in Morton. They lived in Morton. Louie served in the service and they then farmed southwest of Redwood Falls until retiring in 1981 and moving into Redwood Falls. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher and a member of the United Methodist Women. She belonged to the VFW Auxiliary and was a member of the Degree of Honor Lodge in Redwood Falls. For many years, she won ribbons for floral arrangements and divinity candy she took to the Redwood County Fair.

Eunice 'Teddy' J. Molumby, 78, of St. James, died on Thursday, April 6, 2000, at her home.
A private family service will be held at a later date. Sturm Funeral Home in St. James is handling arrangements.
She is survivcd by daughters, Karen and husband Orin Menzel of Alexandria, Teddy and husband Randy Arnesen of Menomonie, Wis., Susan and husband Roger Kleppe of Burnsville; sons, Bob Ronson of Minneapolis, and Joey and wife Jody Bean of Zimmerman; manygrandchildren and great grandchildren; and two brothers, Glen Miller of St. James, and Dean Miller of Monticello.
She was born June 26, 1921, in Minneapolis, to the Howard and Delia (Quillan) Miller. She married George Molumby in 1944 at the Little Brown Church in Iowa. Following George's death in 1964, she moved to St. James where she worked for Tony Down's Foods for several years.

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