Emma Halvorson, 90, of Gibbon died Monday, Aug. 7, 2000, at the Good Samaritan Center in Winthrop.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Friday at Augustana Lutheran Church in Gibbon with burial in the Clear Lake Norwegian Cemetery in Severance Township,Sibley County.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in Gibbon and will continue from noon until the time of service at the church on Friday.
She is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Stanley and Marge Halvorson of St. Peter, Harlow and Marlene Halvorson of Moorhead, Daniel and Florence Halvorson of Sleepy Eye; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; sister-in-law, Ramona Evenson of Arlington; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, E. Harris Halvorson on Sept. 28, 1990; son, David Halvorson on Nov. 4, 1998; and brothers, Raymond Evenson, Chester Evenson, Earnest Evenson, Lloyd Evenson; one sister and four brothers, all in infancy; grandson, Timothy; two great-grandchildren, Anna and Timothy.
She was born on Feb. 22, 1910, in Severance Township, Sibley County to Theodore E. and Elisa (Dahl) Evenson. She married E. Harris Halvorson on March 23, 1936, at Central Lutheran Church in Minneapolis. They farmed in Severance Township, Sibley County, from 1936 to 1949. In 1950 they moved to Gibbon. She worked for 29 years at Marsh's Bakery in Gibbon. She was a member of Augustana Lutheran church in Gibbon.
Floyd E. Johnson, 73, of Odin, died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2000, at Pleasant View Good Samaritan Center, St. James.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Friday at Kansas Lake Lutheran Church in rural Butterfield, with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Kramer Family Funeral Home, Trimont; and continues one hour before the services Friday at the church.
Stella Carlson, 75, 1416 S. German St., New Ulm, died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2000 at Oak Hills Living Center, New Ulm.
Services are 11 a.m. Friday in the Soldiers Rest section of New Ulm City Cemetery.
Visitation is 9-10:30 a.m. Friday at Firle Funeral Home, New Ulm.
She is survived by her husband Helmer of New Ulm; daughter Shirley Cruea and husband Allen of Rockvale, Tenn.; granddaughter Heather Marie Cruea of Rockvale; brothers, Homer Ream and wife Marge of Three Rivers, Mich., Richard Ream and wife Lee of Howardsville, Mich., and Rev. Kenneth Ream and wife Donna of Louisiana, Mo.; sister Emmie Barton of Sturgis, Mich; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.
She was born Oct. 14, 1924, in Three Rivers, to Delbert and Lavicie (Barnes) Ream. She attended Schoolcraft School. She married Helmer Carlson on Oct. 14, 1946, in Three Rivers. They moved to St. James in 1946 and farmed for many years. They moved to Michigan in May 1967, returning to New Ulm in 1995. She was a member of Christ the King Lutheran Church.
David Westrup, 66, of New Ulm died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2000 at his home.
Mass of Christian burial is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm with burial in the Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Friday and 7:30-10 a.m. Saturday at Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in New Ulm. The Knights of Columbus Council 1076 of New Ulm will pray the rosary at 6 p.m., and there will be a parish prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in New Ulm.
He is survived by his wife, Theresa Westrup of New Ulm; daughters and son-in-law, Maria and Glen Bowman of Elizabeth City, N.C., and Barbara Westrup of Bloomington; sons and daughters-in-law, Joe and Cindy Westrup of Stillwater, and Bob and Beth Westrup of West St. Paul; sister and brother-in-law, Audrey and Gary Figgins of Mount Aukum, Calif.; sister-in-law, Catherine Westrup of Winstad.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Donald Westrup.
He was born June 18, 1934, in Eden Valley to Joseph and Dorothy (Dreis) Westrup. He graduated from Eden Valley High School in 1952. He entered the United States Air Force in October of 1961 and served until August of 1962. He attended the College of St. Thomas and the University of Minnesota graduating in 1962. He moved to New Ulm in 1963. On Oct. 16, 1965 he married Theresa Foley at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity. He worked as an engineer for 3M for 42 years, retiring in 1997. He was a member of the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, and the Knights of Columbus 3rd and 4th Degree Council 1076 in New Ulm.
The family prefers memorials to the Way of the Cross, NUACS, or the American Cancer Society.
Carl Sandbo, 90, of Odin, died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2000, at his home in Odin.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Olaf Lutheran Church, Odin, with burial in St. Olaf Lutheran Cemetery, rural Odin.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Friday at Kramer Family Funeral Home, and at the church, one hour prior to the service.
Floyd Johnson, 73, of Odin, died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2000, at Pleasant View Good Samaritan Center, St. James.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Friday at Kansas Lake Lutheran Church, rural Butterfield, with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at Kramer Family Funeral Home, Trimont, and will continue one hour prior to services Friday at the church.
He is survived by his wife Eunice; children, Bruce and wife Betty of rural Odin, Victoria and husband Howard Goplin of Rosemount, Barbara and husband Christian Anderson of Shoreview, Phillip of Crystal, Karla and husband Wesley Beck of rural St. James; 11 grandchildren; sisters, Olga Moody of St. James, and Linnea and husband Art Ellanson of Glencoe; sister-in-law Marian Johnson of Fairmont; brothers and sisters-in-law, Harold and DiAnn Bloomquist or rural Trimont, Wayne and Wanda Bloomquist of rural Trimont, Melva and Donavan Ammann of rural Ormsby, Charles and Michele Bloomquist of Los Alamitos, Calif., and Sharon and Jack Laughridge of Jordan; and aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his son Paul; parents; brother Melvin "Pete" Johnson; and sister Eldora Ross.
He was born Aug. 28, 1926, in Long Lake Township, Watonwan County, to Carl and Axie (Sandberg) Johnson. He was a member of Kansas Lake Lutheran Church, rural Butterfield. He graduated from St. James Public School in 1944. He spent two years in the U.S. Navy. He attended Gustavus Adolphus College. He farmed from 1947 until 1988, when he moved to Odin. He lived at Pleasant View Good Samaritan Center, St. James, since June 1997. He married Eunice Bloomquist on Jan. 24, 1949 in Triumph. He served on the Butterfield-Odin School Board, Watonwan County Pork Producers, 4-H, Farmers Union, and as secretary of the Central Bowling League, St. James.
Robert Mueller, 70, of rural Gaylord, died Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2000, at Waconia Nightengale Center.
Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Zion Lutheran Church, Arlington, with burial at Zion Lutheran Cemetery, New Auburn Township.
Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Fenske Funeral Home, Arlington, and at the church Friday, one hour prior to the services.
He is survived by his son, Kevin Mueller, of Gaylord; daughters and sons-in-law, Beth and Carl Thompson of Mason City, Iowa, Barb and Tom Kolden of LeRoy, Cindy and Ken Borth of Forest City, Iowa and Pam Mueller of Richfield; eight grandchildren; and sisters and brothers-in-law, Irene and Merle Kleen of Menifee, Calif. and Wendell Bose of Delhart, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Carol; sisters, Lois Bose and Ruth Fleischer; and brother-in-law, Dick Fleischer.
He was born Feb. 13, 1930, in Rockwell, Iowa, to Rev. William and Henrietta (Goeken) Mueller. He married Carol Bergs on Sept. 16, 1951, at Zion Lutheran Church in New Auburn Township. They farmed in New Auburn Township until 1960 when they moved to Dryden Township. After retiring, he worked at Hands, Inc. at Winthrop.
Marvin Mork, 79, of Hopkins, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2000.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 8115 Hwy. 7, St. Louis Park, with burial Monday in Ft. Snelling.
Visitation is one hour prior to service at the church and also Friday 5-8 p.m. with VFW ritual at 7 p.m.
Memorials are preferred to Methodist Hospital Hospice or donor's choice.
Arrangements are being handled by Washburn-McReavy Strobeck Johnson Chapel of Hopkins.
He is survived by children, Nancy and Charles Stewart of Hector, Charlotte and Raymond Vondall and Richard and Roxi Mork; nine grandchildren.
He is also survived by brothers-in-law Bill Lundberg and Mel and Dee Lundberg; nieces and nephews; and friend Ann Graber.
He was preceded in death by wife, Merle.
He grew up in the Hector area.
Leroy Duscher, 78, of Redwood Falls, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2000, at Rice Memorial Hospital, Willmar.
Services are 10 a.m. Monday at St. Catherine's Catholic Church, Redwood Falls, with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Sunday at Nelson Funeral Home, Redwood Falls, and 8:30-9:30 a.m. Monday.
He is survived by his wife Lucina of Redwood Falls; children and their spouses, John and Jan Duscher of Windom, the Rev. Romuald (Roger) Duscher of Big Sur, Calif., Susan and Mervin Floodman of Williston, N.D., Joel and Lori Duscher of Norton, Kansas, Jean and Owen Norcutt of Woodbury, Gregory and Laurylee Duscher of Eagan, and Karen and Jon McCarthy of Blaine; 14 grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Ray and Gerri Duscher of Redwood Falls, Rose Malecha of Redwood Falls, Norma Honzay of Olivia, William and Kathy Duscher of Lucan, Maryann Donner of Spicer, James and LaVerne Duscher of Sleepy Eye and Delores and Elmer Hartwig of Mankato.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Edward.
He was born Nov. 15, 1921, in Wabasso to William and Mary (Welter) Duscher. He attended Redwood Falls schools. He served in the U.S. Army from 1941-1945, earning the Defense Service Medal with a bronze star. He married Lucina Tauer on Sept. 18, 1945, in Morgan. They lived in Redwood Falls where he was a mechanic, carpenter and distributor for Henry Candy Co. for 24 years before retiring in 1984. He belonged to St. Catherine's Catholic Church and was a civil defense volunteer.
Marlys Pederson, 64, of Redwood Falls, died on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2000, at the Redwood Falls Hospital.
Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at Nelson Funeral Home, Redwood Falls, with burial in Redwood Falls Cemetery.
Visitation is 4-7 p.m. today at Nelson Funeral Home, Redwood Falls, and Saturday, one hour prior to the service.
She is survived by her husband, Gordon, of Redwood Falls; daughters and sons-in-law, Deb and Dwight Davis of Renville and Peggy and Dave Kuehn of Belview; five grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Clararce and Don Aulner of Brookings, S.D., Dorothy Sand of Sioux Falls, S.D., Rose Westley of Sioux Falls, S.D., Gordy and Donna Westley of Toronto, S.D., David Westley of Minneapolis, Cleo Cook of Lake Dallas, Texas, Gary Westley of Toronto, S.D. and Brenda and Mick Warborg of Brookings, S.D.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother Stanley; sisters, Darlene Sik and Helen, an infant; and grandson, Seth Kuehn.
She was born July 16, 1936, in Estilline, S.D., to Clarence and Clara (Bren) Westley. She graduated from Toronto High School in 1954. She married Gordon Peterson on Dec. 21, 1957, in Cottonwood. They lived most of their married life in Redwood Falls.
Carl Sandbo, 90, of Odin, died Tuesday, August 8, 2000, at his home.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Olaf Lutheran Church, Odin, with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at Kramer Family Funeral Home in Trimont and at the church, Saturday, one hour prior to services.
He is survived by his wife, Leona of Odin; daughters and sons-in-law, Edith and Weldon Shaw of Emmons, Carolyn and Norman Sandmeyer of St. James; sons and daughters-in-law, Lester and Cheri of Ormsby, Richard "Bick" and Gerry of Odin, and Gene of Ormsby; nine grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren; sister, Ida Hunstad of Butterfield; brothers-in-law, Erwin and Eunice Hansen of Odin, Carl Hansen of Butterfield and Art McNeal of Mankato; sisters-in-law, Irene Sandbo and June Hansen, both of Odin and Helma Fossum of St. James, Marie Sandbo of Heron Lake, Signe Hansen of Lakewood, Calif; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two infant sons; daughter-in-law Peggy Sandbo; five sisters, four brothers and other relatives.
He was born Nov. 26, 1909, to Iver and Maria (Syverson) Sandbo in Cedar Township, Martin County. He attended rural school in Cedar Township. He married Leona Hansen on Aug. 28, 1942, in Odin. He farmed. He retired in Ormsby in 1979. They moved to Odin in 1998.
Mary Prellwitz, 91, of Buffalo Lake, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2000, at Buffalo Lake Healthcare Center.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. John's Catholic Church, Hector, with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Sunday at Hughes Funeral Home, Hector, with a prayer service at 7 p.m., and continues at the church Monday, one hour prior to the service.
She is survived by her children, August Prellwitz of Buffalo Lake, Joann and husband Lloyd Streeter of Hector, Richard and husband Beatrice Prellwitz of Stewart, Lorraine and husband Bill Rote of Askov and Phyllis and Marvin Hubert of Paynesville; 36 grandchildren; 66 great-grandchildren; two great, great grandchildren; brothers, John Hecimovich of Park Falls, Wis., and Martin Hecimovich of Ashland, Wis.; sister-in-law, Ann Hecimovich of Ashland, Wis.; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, August; sister, Minnie Evanson; brothers Mike, Peter and Marko; and three grandsons.
She was born June 2, 1909, to John and Frances Hecimovich in Mountain Iron. She lived with her aunt and uncle in Wisconsin after her parents died. She moved to Minneapolis at age 16 and later moved to Hector. She married August Prellwitz on Jan. 3, 1929, in Bird Island. They farmed near Buffalo Lake. She belonged to St. John's Catholic Church, Hector.