Linnea Carlson, 83, of Hector, died Wednesday, March 14, 2001, in Cambridge, Minnesota.
Service are 2 p.m. Wednesday, at Palmyra Covenant Church, Palmyra Township, rural Hector.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today at Hughes Funeral Home in Hector, and will continue for one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday.
She is survived by her husband William, of Hector; children and their spouses, Shirley and Harold Allen of Toccoa, Ga., Jerome and Diana Carlson of Cambridge, Margery and George Peterson of Kingsville, Texas; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Allan and Ida Anderson of Richfield; sisters, Esther and husband Kenneth Nelson of Fairfax, Helen Hathaway of Bloomington; sister-in-law, Karen Bohlin and husband, Bob Davidson of Hector; and nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; stepfather, Ben Bohlin; and brothers Clifford Anderson and Roger Bohlin.
She was born March 6, 1918, in Palmyra Township, rural Hector, to Isaac and Julia Anderson. She attended District 86. She married William Gordon Carlson on July 9, 1938, at the Palmyra Covenant Church. They moved to Upsala, where they farmed until returning to Hector in 1943. They continued farming near Hector until 1960, then moved to Minneapolis and worked there until their retirement in 1975. They then lived at their farm in Hector, and wintered in San Juan, Texas. She taught Sunday School and Vacation Bible School.
Stanley G. "Windy" Windhorn, 85, of 110 1/2 N. Minnesota Street in New Ulm, died Monday, March 19, 2001, at New Ulm Medical Center.
Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in New Ulm with burial in the New Ulm City Cemetery, Soldier's Rest Section. Graveside military honors will be conducted at the cemetery by the New Ulm veterans organizations.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Thursday and 7:30 - 10:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
He is survived by his wife, Marie Windhorn of New Ulm; daughters and sons-in-law, Cheryl and Bob Beussman of New Ulm, Jamie and Andy Dalle of New Ulm; grandchildren, Dr. Douglas Beussman of Lafayette, Ind., Audra Beussman of Albert Lea and Erin Beussman of New Ulm; a brother and sister-in-law, Delmar and Donna Windhorn of New Ulm; and by nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He was born Jan. 19, 1916, in New Ulm to Hugo and Annie (Juenemann) Windhorn. He graduated from New Ulm High School in 1934. He joined the Minnesota National Guard Army band while in high school. He was called to active duty on Jan. 16, 1940, and was sent to California. The 215th Army Band was sent to Kodiak, Alaska in 1941 where he was stationed until 1944 when the group was sent to El Paso, Texas. He received an honorable discharge in 1945. He married Ethel Marie Cheney on April 14, 1944, in Minneapolis. He worked as a printer in high school at the Herzog Printing in New Ulm. After his discharge he worked as a printer in Mason City, Iowa. They moved to New Ulm where he worked for Herzog Printing until his retirement in 1978. He continued to work as a printer after retirement. He played with the Schell's Hobo Band for 20 years, and was an original member of the band, one of the three triple-tonguing trumpeters. He joined the New Ulm Fire Department on May 7, 1951, and retired May 3, 1971, serving on the Hook and Ladder Company. He served as president of the New Ulm Fire Department for 16 years. He was the New Ulm Fire Department's oldest fireman.
Garnet E. Zieske, 90, of Wabasso, died Monday, March 19, 2001, at Wabasso Health Care Center.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at New Avon United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Salem United Methodist Cemetery at a later date.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Redwood Valley Funeral Home in Redwood, Falls, and continues one hour prior to services Friday at the church.
Burial will be in the Salem United Methodist Cemetery at a later date.
He is survived by his children, Patricia Armstrong and husband Wes of Duluth, Donald Zieske and. wife LouAnn of New London; sisters, Marcella Berg, Juanita Jensen, Arlene Kerkhoff; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Ingrid, and brother Calvin Zieske.
He was born April 14, 1910, in New Avon Township to Ira and Lena (Zimmerman) Zieske. He attended school in Rowena and District 14 through the eighth grade. When His mother became ill, he left school to help his father farm. As a young man, he hauled grain to northern Minnesota and brought lumber back on the return trip. He also had a threshing machine and a crew. In 1933, he started a lumber yard in rural Wabasso. He eventually established lumber yards in Lamberton in 1952 and Wanda in 1953. He also owned the Clements and Rowena community elevators, and Wabasso Grain and Feed. In 1987, he moved his country lumber yard to the BV Building Center. He was in the lumber business for 61 years until he sold the Wabasso Building Center in 1996.
He married Ingrid Anderson on Sept. 14, 1941. They lived in rural Wabasso and moved to town in 1992.
He was a member of the New Avon Salem United Methodist Church, Wabasso Lions, Wabasso Commercial Club, Masons, the Decisions Hills Board, and Lumberman's Association. He received life-time achievement awards from Lions, 4-H, Lumberman's Association and Wabasso Commercial Club.
Theresa Plaetz, 89, of Lucan, died Monday, March 19, 2001, at the Redwood Falls Hospital.
Services are 3 p.m. Thursday, March 22, 2001, at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, Lucan, with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today, and at the church Thursday, one hour prior to the service. A prayer service will be at 7 p.m. today at the church.
The Redwood Valley Funeral Home of Redwood Falls is handling arrangements.
She is survived by her husband, Frank; sons and daughters-in-law, Ronald and Nancy, and Robert and Julie; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and two sisters-in-law, Caroline Brau, and Marina Brau.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, and eight stepbrothers and sisters.
She was born July 5, 1911, on the family farm near Lucan to August and Theresa (Mueller) Brey. She attended grade school at Lucan Public School and Milroy High School. She married Frank Plaetz on Sept. 20, 1937. She belonged to the Our Lady of Victory Christian Mothers, CCW, Catholic Aid Council, and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.
Myrtle Benson, 83, formerly of rural New Ulm died Tuesday, March 20, 2001, at Gil-Mor Manor in Morgan.
Services are 1 p.m. Saturday at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Ulm with burial in the City Cemetery.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Friday and 7:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday at Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in New Ulm and continues one hour before services Saturday at the church.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Trudie and Jeff Wenninger of rural New Ulm; sons and daughter-in-law, Steven and Janet Benson, Douglas Benson, and Mary Benson all of New Ulm; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Nora Sauer of Lodi, Calif.; sisters-in-law, Grace Leonard of Concord, N.C., Viola Benson of Las Vegas, Nev.; and a brother-in-law, Bill Gould of Glencoe.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Truman Benson in 1991; and a sister, Marjorie Gould.
She was born on March 31, 1917, in New Ulm to Arthur John and Olivia (Lindemann) Blake. She attended school in New Ulm. She received a teaching degree and taught school in rural Morgan and rural Essig. On Dec. 31, 1944, she married Truman Benson at the home of Ole and Ida Benson in Lamberton. They farmed in rural Lamberton, Hutchinson, and Redwood Falls and in 1951 they began farming in Milford Township, Brown County. In 1970 they moved to New Ulm. She then worked as an assistant to the Brown County Assessor. She was a charter member and past adjutant of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 15 and a volunteer with the American Red Cross. She was active in the Gray Ladies, 4-H and American Legion Auxiliary. She was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Ulm where she taught Bible classes and belonged to Ladies Aid.
Regina (Mrs. Leo) Jandl, 85, of Fairfax, died Tuesday, March 20, 2001, at the Fairfax Community Home.
Mass of Christian burial is 10:30 a.m Saturday at St. Andrew's Catholic Church, Fairfax, with burial in the church cemetery, Cairo Township, Renville County.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m., Friday and 7:30-8: a.m., Saturday at Hauser-Hantge Funeral Chapel, Fairfax, and at the church Saturday, one hour prior to the Mass. A rosary service will be at 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral chapel.
She is survived by her husband, Leo of Fairfax; daughters and sons-in-law, Rose Mary and James Sadler of Rochester, Jacquelyn "Jackie" and Walt Marketon of Howard Lake, Virginia "Ginger" and Gary Rogness of Rochester, and Kathleen "Kathy" and Hilary Bianchi of Lafayette; sons and daughters-in-law, George and Joan Jandl of Eden Prairie, and Jerome "Jerry" Jandl of Winona; 21 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Mathias and Marianne Ecker; daughter, Jean Barbara in infancy; a granddaughter; brothers, Joe, Scott and Ed Ecker and a sister, Mary Hauer.
She was born. Oct. 22, 1915, in Renville County, Minnesota to Mathias and Marianne (Buchl) Ecker. She attended St. Andrew's Parochial School and graduated from Fairfax High School in 1933. She married Leo G. Jandl on June 1, 1935, in Fairfax, where they lived. She worked many years at Pietrus Produce in Sleepy Eye. She entered the Fairfax Community Home Aug. 2, 2000. She was a life long member of St. Andrew's Catholic Church, where she was active in Christian Mothers, St. Ann's Aid and St. Mary's (Catholic) Aid. She also sang in the church choir.
Viola Nelson, 93, of Hutchinson died Sunday, March 18, 2001, at Burns Manor Nursing Home in Hutchinson.
Services were held Wednesday at Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Hutchinson with burial in Zion Evangelical Cemetery in Buffalo Lake.
Arrangements were handled by Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel.
She is survived by son, Arlin Nelson and his wife Barbara of Gibbon; daughter, Mavis Schwanke and her husband Robert of Hutchinson; four grandsons; three great -grandsons; sisters, Alice Heller of Winthrop, Helen Rettman of Buffalo; brothers, Herman Stark of Glencoe, Marvin Stark of Gibbon; and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Herman and Paulina Stark; husband, Nolan Nelson on Dec. 12, 1957; brothers, Harry Stark, Fred Stark, Robert Stark, and John Stark; and sister, Adelia Perry.
She was born on Aug. 6, 1907, in Bismarck Township, Sibley County, Minn., to Herman and Paulina (Lietzau) Stark. She attended District 70 School. On March 22, 1927, she married Nolan Nelson. They began farming on the Nelson family farm, near Boone Lake. Then they farmed near Fernando in Sibley County. She worked at Green Giant in Glencoe during the corn pack. She did housekeeping and laundry at Glenhaven Nursing Home in Glencoe. She also was employed at the NitPik and Bookend in Hutchinson until her retirement in 1982. In 1985, she moved to Hutchinson. She was a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Hutchinson. She became a resident at Burns Manor Nursing Home in March of 1995.
Raymond Gray, 98, of Redwood Falls, died Thursday, March 22, 2001, at the Wood Dale Nursing Home, Redwood Falls.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at the United Methodist Church, Redwood Falls, with burial in Redwood Falls cemetery.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Sunday at Nelson Funeral Home, Redwood Falls, and at the church Monday, one hour prior to the service.
He is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and John Cicarelli of Gig Harbor, Wash.; sons and daughters-in-law, Gordon and Kathy Gray of Albany, Ore., and John and Jane Gray of New Ulm; ten grandchildren; and sisters and brothers-in-law, Doris and Marvin Palmer of Redwood Falls, and Gertrude and Arnold Lund of Hudson, S.D.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Bernice in 1992; brothers, William and Dick; and sister, Esther Jones.
He was born Nov. 27, 1902, in Winterset, Iowa, to Charles and Nellie (Hendricks) Gray. They moved to Haley, N.D. in 1909, then to a farm near Morgan in 1917. He married Bernice Anderson in 1934. He worked for Standard Oil from 1934 to 1937. They farmed on three places south of Redwood Falls before retiring in 1970. They moved to Redwood Falls in 1977. He entered Wood Dale Nursing Home, Redwood Falls, in 1993.
He belonged to First United Methodist Church, Redwood Falls, and served on the church board. He also served on the Redwood Falls Home Guard for six years.
Robert Juhl Johnson, 55, died Friday, March 23, 2001, at the Trimont Health Care Center in Trimont.
Services will be 11:30 a.m. Monday at the First Presbyterian Church in St. James, with burial in the Elm Creek Cemetery south of Trimont.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. on Monday at the Sturm Funeral Home in St. James, and one hour prior to services at the church.
He is survived by wife Lola of Trimont, daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Rick Anderson of Bloomington; sons Kevin Johnson of Mesa, Ariz., and Daryl Johnson of Trimont; two grandchildren; sisters and brothers-in-law, Jeanette and Mel Killham of Pierce City, Mo., and Lois and Harry Greenman of Manitou Springs, Colo.; mother-in-law Darlene Artner of Ormsby; brother-in-law and wife Gene and Carla Artner of Butterfield; and nieces and nephews.
He was born Nov. 7, 1945, in Fairmont, to Juhl and Carmen (Holden) Johnson. He married Lola Artner on Nov. 25, 1967, at the First Presbyterian Church in St. James. They moved to North Dakota where Robert served as a manager of a grain elevator. He was a member of the Lions Club in North Dakota and taught Sunday School at the Methodist Church. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in St. James.
Lorena Knoll, 96, of St. James, died Thursday, March 22, 2001, at the Pleasant View Nursing Home, St. James.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, St. James, with burial in Mt. Hope Cemetery, St. James.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Sunday, 8-9 a.m. Monday at Pease Funeral Home, St. James and at the church Monday, one hour prior to the service.
She is survived by nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by sisters, Carrie, Minnie, Mary, Frances, and Josephine; brothers, Fred, Herman, Robert, Bernard, Roy, Henry, and Rudolph, and her parents.
She was born March 21, 1905 in Long Lake Township, Watonwan County, to Herman and Friederike (Kuchenmeister) Knoll. She attended rural school in Watonwan County and St. Paul's Christian Day School in St. James. She worked on the family farm near Kansas Lake for 43 years before moving to a farm near Ormsby where she lived for 17 years. She moved to St. James in 1968. She was a resident of Pleasant View Nursing Home since 1992. She belonged to St. Paul's Lutheran Church.
Patricia Jensen, 62, of rural Redwood Falls, died Thursday, March 22, 2001, at her home.
Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Redwood Falls, with burial in Crestlawn Memorial Garden in rural Redwood Falls.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Nelson Funeral Home in Redwood Falls and continues on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials to the local Diabetes and Hospice chapters.
She is survived by her husband, Eugene, of Redwood Falls; children, Todd and wife Peggy Jensen, of Alexandria, Stacy and husband Scott Hintermeister, of Bloomington; mother, Ruth Junkins, of Cullman, Ala.; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and sister, Mona (Wesley) Happel, of Orlando, Fla.
She was preceded in death by her father, and one sister, Linda Chambless.
She was born Nov. 28, 1938, in Cullman, Ala., to Tennis Presley (TP) and Ruth (Mayhall) Junkins. She attended schools in Florida and Alabama. She attended Andrew Jackson High School in Jacksonville, Fla. She married Eugene Alan Jensen on Dec. 31, 1956, in Jacksonville. After six months in Florida, they settled in rural Redwood Falls area on the family farm in New Avon Township She was a member of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church. When she lived in Florida, she was a member of the Florida National Bank Choir.
John Winkler, 79, of Buffalo Lake, died Sunday, March 25, 2001, at Buffalo Lake Healthcare Center.
Mass of Christian burial is 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Stewart, with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Hughes Funeral Horne in Stewart with a 7 p.m. prayer service, and continues one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday.
Margaret Metzen, 89, formerly of New Ulm, died Friday, March 23, 2001, at Columbia Manor Care Center in Columbia, Mo.
Mass of Christian burial is 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in New Ulm with burial in the Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today and 7:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in New Ulm.
She is survived by her son, Edward Metzen and his wife, Anita of Columbia, Mo.; our grandchildren; and four-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Felix Metzen on Dec. 10, 1986; and a brother, Floyd Guldan.
She was born March 6, 1912, in Morgan to John and Barbara (Seifert) Guldan. She married Felix Metzen on July 12, 1932, at the St. Mary's Catholic Church in New Ulm. She worked for the Wearwell Garment Factory for 32 years and later for St. Mary's School Hot Lunch Program. She was a member of the St. Mary's Catholic Church, St. Monica's Guild, Mission Sewers and Council of Catholic Women. She was active in New Ulm Senior Citizens. She moved to Columbia, Mo., in November of 1998 to be near her son.
Lynn Osborne, 55, died Saturday, March 24, 2001, at Immanuel-St. Joseph's Hospital in Mankato.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church, Madelia with burial in Riverside Cemetery.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. today at Pilgrim Funeral Home, Madelia and at the church Wednesday, one hour prior to the service.
She is survived by her husband, William; daughter and son-in-law, Glenda and Todd Arndt of Madelia; son, Kelly of Edina; three grandchildren; parents, Kenneth and Lillian Maus of Madelia; brother and sister-in-law, Tom and Deb Maus of North Mankato; brother-in-law, William Etter of Milwaukee, Wis.; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Sandra.
She was born Dec. 16, 1945, in Madelia to Kenneth and Lillian (Suflow) Maus. She grew up in Madelia and graduated from Madelia High School in 1963. She married William Osborne on May 14, 1965, in Madelia. She worked at the Farmers State Bank for 37 years. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church where she had taught Sunday School, served on the church council, served as treasurer, funeral lunch coordinator and was active in the Rachel Circle. She was active in the Madelia Community Theater.
Hazel J. Felleson, 87, of Belview, died Sunday, March 25, 2001, at Castle Ridge Care Center in Eden Prairie.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Friday at Grace Lutheran Church in Belview with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation is 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at the church; and continues one hour before the services.
Redwood Valley Funeral Home is handling arrangements.