Donald Timm, 72, of Fairfax, died Friday, Jan. 26, 2001, at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.
Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Fairfax.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today and 7:30 - 8:30 a.m., Tuesday at the Hauser-Hantge Funeral Chapel, Fairfax and one our before services Tuesday at the church.
He is survived by his wife, Lucille of Fairfax; daughters and sons-in-law, Kathleen and Anthony Hengel of Bloomington, and Kristine and Duane Grams of Fairfax; son, Allan of Fairfax; five grandchildren; brother, Robert of Fergus Falls; sisters and brothers-in-law, LaVerna and Charles Caven and Carolyn and Gilbert Borth, all of Fairfax; nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Bertha Timm.
He was born April 1, 1928, in Fairfax to William F. and Bertha (Prokosch) Timm. He graduated from Fairfax High School in 1946. He and his brother, Robert, owned and operated Timm's Dray and Tiling until 1950. He married Lucille Runge, on May 14, 1950, in St James. They lived in Fairfax. He worked at Schaefer Mercantile Company in Fairfax. He owned and operated Timm's Grocery until 1969. In 1968, he began working for Martinka Motors in New Ulm. He was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Fairfax, where he served as a usher. He belonged to the Fairfax C & C and the Fairfax Depot Association.
Peter J. Kockelman, 90, of Fairfax, died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2001, at Fairfax Community Home.
Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Andrew's Catholic Church in Fairfax, with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. today and 7:30-8 a.m.Wednesday at Hauser-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Fairfax, and will continue one hour before the services at the church. There will be a rosary at 6:30 p.m. and a parish prayer service at 7 p.m., tonight at the funeral chapel.
He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Kockelman of Fairfax; sons, Jerry Kockelman and his wife, JoAnne of Hutchinson; Mark Kockelman and his wife, LuAnne of Fairfax, Kenny Kockelman and his wife, Denise of Hutchinson; daughter, Mary Madson and her husband, John of Cokato, six grandchildren and one stepgrandchild; sisters-in-law, Julia Kockelman of St. Paul and Elaine Reinhart of Gibbon; brother-in-law, Marvin Reinhart and his wife, Kathleen of Fairfax, and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends,
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mathias and Katherine Kockelman; son, Lester Kockelman; brothers, Joseph, Norbert and Roman Kockelman, and sisters, Christine Kack, Mathilda Gillick, Bridget Church, Agatha Byrne and Rosanna Polsfuss.
Peter John Kockelman was born Oct. 1, 1910, in St. Leo to Mathias and Katherine (Schommer) Kockelman. He attended St. Leo Parochial School. He moved to Fairfax in the mid-1930s, and worked as a hired farm hand. In 1940, he began farming in Ridgely Township, Nicollet County.
He married Evelyn Reinhart on Nov. 17, 1943, at St. Andrew's Catholic Church in Fairfax. The farmed in Bandon Township, Renville County. They retired in 1974 and moved to Fairfax, He entered the Fairfax Community Home on Jan. 11, 2001.
He was a member of St. Andrew's Catholic Church in Fairfax. where he was active with the St. Joseph's Society and with the Knights of Columbus.
Martha M. Vorwerk, 91, of 214 N. Payne Street in New Ulm, died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2001, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield.
Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Ulm with burial in the Lutheran Cemetery in New Ulm.
Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Wednesday and continues 7:30-8:30 a.m. Thursday at Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in New Ulm and one hour before the service.
She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Betty and Roger Sturm of New Ulm, Jeanie and James Bule of Rochester; sons and daughter-in-law, Willis and Cheryl Vorwerk, and Marty Vorwerk, all of New Ulm; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; one stepgrandson; sister, Erna Sauer of New Ulm.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Vorwerk on April 16, 1981; one grandson; sister, Anna Cordes; and brother, Arthur Harms.
She was born Dec. 8, 1909, in Moltke Township, Sibley County, to Fred and Anna (Silberman) Harms. She attended country school in Moltke Township, Sibley County. On June 25, 1936, she married Eugene H. Vorwerk in Gibbon. they lived in New Ulm where she was a homemaker. She worked for Woolworths until retiring at age 69. She was a member of St.Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Ulm, and was active in its Quilters Club.
Raymond Oliver Elvin, 78, of St. James, died Jan. 29, 2001, at Immanuel-St. Joseph Hospital in Mankato.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at First Lutheran Church in St. James with burial in Mount Hope Cemetery, St. James.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Thursday and 7.30-9 a.m. Friday at Sturm Funeral Home in St. James; and continues one hour before the service at the church.
He is survived by his wife, Dagny; daughters and sons-in-law, Lynn and Jim. Larson of St. James, Jan and Rod Dauer of Hutchinson, Vicki and Orlando Johnson of St. James; son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Tracy of Bartlesville, Okla.; stepsons and daughter-in-law, Joel an Yvonne Blanchfield of New Hope and Jon Blanchfield of St. James; stepdaughters and son-in-law, Jill and Curtis Lund of Brooklyn Park, and Jennifer Lieser and her fiance Michael Foulger of Powell, Wyo.; sisters, Vida Altemus of Norwalk, Ohio, Marie Sates of Riverside, Calif., Anita McGowan, Johnstown, Penn., and Carole Ahern of Madelia; six grandchildren, one great-grandchild, six stepgrandchildren, and two step great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Janet Vivian Elvin on Jan. 17, 1981; brother, Walter; and his parents,
Memorials are preferred to the Diabetes Foundation.
Raymond Oliver "Chick" Elvin was born June 19, 1922, to Charles and Sara (William) Elvin in Minneapolis. He was employed by Chicago Northwestern Railroad for 37 years. He married Dagny Almlie on Nov. 30, 1986, in Powell, Wyo. He was a member of the Ellingsburg Zoettle VFW Post 1914, American Legion Post 33 and the United Trainmen Union. He served in the military during World War II in North Africa and Italy.
Dale Remus, 67, of Sleepy Eye, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001, at Divine Providence Community Home, Sleepy Eye.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Sleepy Eye, with burial in Home Cemetery, Sleepy Eye.
Visitation is 7:30-10 a.m. Thursday at Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye. Military rites will be provided by the Sleepy Eye Honor Guard.
He is survived by his wife, Myrtyce Remus of Sleepy Eye; children, Dione and husband Jesse Kelm of Plymouth, Debra Remus and Mark Smith of San Antonio, Texas, Gwen and husband David Holkesvig of Sleepy Eye, and Greg and wife Camille Remus of Fargo, N.D.; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Donald Remus of Sleepy Eye, sisters, LaVonne and husband Gene Warren of Mesa, Ariz., and Lynelle Gorka of Forest Lake.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He was born July 27, 1933, in Sleepy Eye to Orville and Selma (Berkner) Remus. He attended school in Sleepy Eye. He joined the U.S. Army in 1951, fought in the Korean Conflict and returned to Sleepy Eye after his discharge. He married Myrtyce Ibberson on July 18, 1955, in Sleepy Eye. They lived in the Twin Cities where he worked in law enforcement as chief of police of several Twin Cities communities. He later became a state Crime Bureau agent in North Dakota.
He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Sleepy Eye, VFW, American Legion, Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association, Catholic Order of Foresters and FBI National Academy Associates.
Ruth Hanssen, 88, of St. Paul, formerly of Fairfax, died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2001, at Regions Hospital, St. Paul.
Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Fairfax, with burial in Swedlanda Lutheran Church Cemetery, Palmyra Township, Renville County.
Visitation is 9-11 a.m. Thursday at the church.
Hauser-Hantge Funeral Chapel, Fairfax, is in charge of arrangements.
She is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Darryl and Ruth Ann of Brainerd, Noel and Shirley of Fridley, and Curtis and Nancy of Brooklyn Park; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sister, Eileen Brenneman of Minneapolis; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Floyd; step-daughter, Mary Ann Bach; three brothers; and a sister.
She was born Oct. 20, 1912, in Renville County, to John A.G. and Ida C. (Anderson) Anderson. She attended country school in Palmyra Township and graduated from Hector High School in 1931. She married Floyd Hanssen in July 1936 in Redwood Falls. They lived in Fairfax. She moved to Presbyterian Homes, Roseville, in May 1999. She was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Fairfax, where she was active with the church women.
Lotis Deegan, 88, of Sleepy Eye, died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2001, at Divine Providence Community Home, Sleepy Eye.
Mass of Christian burial is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. James Catholic Church, St. James, with burial in Calvary Cemetery, St. James.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Friday and 7:30-10 a.m. Saturday at Sturm Funeral Home, St. James. There is a Christian Mothers rosary at 4 p.m. and a parish prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
She is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Roger and Sandra of Redmond, Wash., Gene and Nancy of Tampa, Fla.; daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Michael Moldan of Comfrey; daughter-in-law, Iris Deegan of Alamo, Tenn.; sister, Dorothy Arndt of Albert Lea; sister-in-law, Mary Deegan of Winnebago; 15 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Sr.; son, James Jr.; granddaughter, Marla Moldan; brother, Bill; infant brother, Paul; sister, Marie; and her parents.
She was born Sept. 8, 1912, to John and Josephine (Carson) Leach. She spent her early childhood in rural Minnesota near Winnebago and Amboy. She graduated from Fairmont High School. She married James Deegan, Sr. on April 4, 1932, in Fairmont. They moved to Lewisville, where her husband worked at various jobs until 1947. She was co-owner of the Jim's Place, a tavern. When her husband returned from serving in the Navy during World War II, they purchased a farm on Long Lake, south of St. James. They operated the farm until 1968. She continued to live on the farm until the early 1990s, before moving to an apartment in St. James. She was a member of St. James Catholic Church and also belonged to the CCW. She also was a member of Lewisville American Legion Auxiliary and was involved in 4-H.
Helen Hansel, 84, of Glencoe and formerly of Willmar, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long-term Care.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Pius X in Glencoe.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Friday at Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel, Glencoe, and 8-10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral chapel.
She is survived by her husband, Louis of Glencoe; sons, Alan Hansel of Owatonna, Tom Hansel of California, Duane Hansel of New Ulm; and other relatives and friends.
Memorials are preferred to the San Lucas Mission.
Agnes Weber, 90, of Springfield died Monday, Jan. 29, 2001, at Springfield Medical Center, Springfield.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Raphael's Catholic Church, Springfield. with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Friday and 7:30-9:30 a.m. Saturday at Sturm Funeral Home, Springfield. There will be a parish prayer service at 7 p.m. Friday at Sturm Funeral Home and a St. Anne's CCW rosary at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church.
She is survived by her son, David Weber of rural Springfield; daughter, Diane Jacobsen of White City, Ore.; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Leona Meidl of Sleepy Eye, Cleopha Weiss of Sleepy Eye, Margaret Zenk of Olivia; sisters-in-law, Beatrice (Steffensmeier) Weber, Dolores (Weiss) Ebnet and Kathleen Roeser) Lang, all of Springfield.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Joseph; an infant son; sisters, Rose and Lydia; brothers, Andrew, Edwin, Art and Roman.
She was born Aug. 16, 1910, in Bashaw Township, Brown County, to Andrew and Margaret (Kreitinger) Lang. She married Joseph August Weber on May 31, 1949, at St. Raphael's Catholic Church, Springfield. They farmed in Brookville Township, north of Springfield. She was a member of St. Anne's Altar Society (C.C.W.). She was a seamstress.
Anna Mae Larson, 81, of Lafayette, died Monday, Jan. 29, 2001, at the Lafayette Good Samaritan Assisted Living Center.
Mass of Christian burial is 11 a.m. Friday at St. Gregory's Catholic Church, Lafayette, with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today at the Firle Funeral Home, New Ulm, and one hour prior to services at the church. A CCW Rosary is at 7 p.m. and a parish prayer service at 7:30 p.m. today at the funeral home.
She is survived by her husband, Sylvester "Bud" Larson of Lafayette; sons and daughters-in-law, Dan and Susan of Maple Grove, and Todd and Karen of Santa Maria, Calif.; five grandchildren; sisters and brother-in-law, Cel Zieske of New Ulm, Marian Stevenson of Nicollet, and Virginia and Gene Griebel of Lafayette; brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Bid Meurer of Nicollet; sisters-in-law, Meryle McQuitty of Kansas City, Mo., Zada Kallin of St. Paul, and Dorothy Leiferman of Mankato; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by sisters, Dorothy Anton, Grace Giefer, Lillian Wills and Gertrude Hoffman.
She was born Nov. 29, 1919, in Nicollet County, to Joe and Anna (Meurer) Meurer. She graduated from Nicollet High School and received teacher training in St. Peter. She married Sylvester "Bud" Larson on June 16, 1942, in Port Townsend, Wash. Following his military service, they returned to Nicollet County. She worked for B.F. Goodrich in New Ulm for 25 years. She was a member of St. Gregory's Catholic Church and CCW, and was a past co-chair of the CCW funeral luncheon committee.
Carl Oscar Lee, 89, of rural Franklin died Monday, Jan. 29, 2001, at Renville County Hospital in Olivia.
Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Franklin. Burial will be in Fort Ridgely & Dale Cemetery in rural Franklin.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Friday at Nelson Funeral Home, Redwood Falls, and continue Saturday one hour prior to services at the church.
He is survived by sons, Roger and wife, Mary Lou of Franklin, Douglas and wife, Jane of Cumberland, Wis., Lawrence and wife, Marilyn of Spokane, Wash.; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sisters, Selma Rosvold of Cottonwood, Mabelle Lerstad of Mesa, Ariz., Ella Wilson of Apache Junction, Ariz.; brothers, Melvin of Franklin, Gordon and wife, Beverly of Fairfax; sister-in-law, Evelyn Lee of Franklin; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred in 1995; his parents; brothers: Lloyd in infancy, Elmer, Eldred and Arthur; two grandchildren.
He was born Dec. 26, 1911, in Camp Township, Renville County,to Samuel and Minnie (Jacobson) Lee. He attended District 31 country school for eight years and helped on the family farm until 1935, when he moved to Minneapolis. He enrolled at Dunwoody Institute where he learned the sheet metal trade. He married Mildred Rovainen on April 17, 1937, at the Lutheran church parsonage in Franklin. They lived in North Minneapolis where he worked in the heating and air conditioning business. They moved to the farm near Franklin in 1955. He was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Franklin and was a member of Fort Ridgely & Dale Cemetery Board. The couple belonged to Dip & Dive Square Dance Club of Bird Island.
Donvon Cashatt, 89, of Hampton, Iowa, formerly of Sanborn, died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001, at Hampton Health Care Center.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at United Methodist Church, Sanborn, with burial in the city cemetery.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Sunday and 7:30-8:30 a.m. Monday at Sturm Funeral Home, Springfield, and will continue one hour prior to services Monday at the church.
He is survived by sons, Daryle and wife Bonnie of Debary, Fla., and Robert of Parkersburg, Iowa; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Edna Cashett of Mount Vernon, Iowa, and Edith Huffman of Eddyville, Iowa; and brother-in-law, Basil and wife LeVera Foster of Eddyville.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Naomi; daughter-in-law, Delores; brothers, Claude, Myrle and Dean; and sisters, Viola, Doris and Dorothea.
He was born Feb. 3, 1911, in Oskaloosa, Iowa, to Tressa Fern Cross and Ray Lou Cashatt. He married Naomi Woneta Foster on Nov. 29, 1930, in Montezuma, Iowa. He worked with Chicago Northwestern Railroad. In 1949, they moved to Sanborn. He was track supervisor between Mason City and Sanborn. He retired in 1974. They built a house near Portage Lake. They wintered in Mission, Texas. They moved to Parkersburg, Iowa, in 1996. He moved to Dumont Care Center in March 1999. He was a member of Sanborn United Methodist Church; Masonic Lodge No. 426; Order of the Eastern Star Magnolia Chapter 167; New Ulm Gem and Mineral Club; and an honorary member of Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Union of Chicago Northwestern Railroad.
Lilah Hubin, 78, of North Mankato died Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2001, at Immanuel-St. Joseph's Hospital, Mankato.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Centenary United Methodist Church, Mankato, with private family burial in Minneopa Cemetery, South Bend Township, Blue Earth County.
Visitation is 4:30-7:30 p.m. today at Mankato Mortuary, and will continue one hour prior to services Saturday at the church.
Memorials may be given to Centenary United Methodist Church.
She is survived by daughters, Virginia and husband Jim Grabow of Madison Lake, Jane and husband Evan Waa of Harwood, N.D., Joy and husband Randy Meyer of North Mankato, and Kay and husband Kristofer Mohn of Lakeville; 10 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; brothers, Floyd Reck of Midlothian, Va., and Wesley Reck and wife Lois of Buffalo Lake; sisters, Mavis Thompson of Bloomington, and Phyllis Engstrom and husband Robert of Minneapolis; and nephews, nieces, and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband; and a sister.
She was born Sept. 11, 1922, in Kittson County, to Elmer F. and Sarah (Manthei) Reck. She graduated from Buffalo Lake High School. She married Kermit Hubin on Nov. 1, 1942, in rural Buffalo Lake. They owned and operated the Stewart Tribune for 32 years. They moved to North Mankato in 1979. She was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church.
Matthew Fromm, infant son of Sharon and Dennis Fromm of Sleepy Eye, was stillborn Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001, at New Ulm Medical Center.
Private family services will be today at Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye, with burial in St. Mary's catholic Cemetery, Sleepy Eye.
Arrangements were with Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye.
He is survived by his parents, Dennis and Sharon (Mathiowetz) Fromm of Sleepy Eye; grandparents, Denis Mathiowetz, Rosemary Mathiowetz, and Ed and Kathy Fromm, all of Sleepy Eye; great-grandparents, Tom and Mary Mathiowetz, and Agnes Fromm, all of Sleepy Eye, and Margaret Fischer of Mankato; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.