Jeanne M. Oldenburg, 52, of Le Sueur, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2002 at the Minnesota Valley Health Center in Le Sueur.
Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at St. Anne's Catholic Church, Le Sueur, with burial in Calvary Cemetery, Le Sueur.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Kolden Funeral Home, Le Sueur with a 4:30 p.m. rosary and 7:45 p.m. parish prayer service.
She is survived by her husband Robert; son, William of Le Sueur; daughter, Karen Wilmes of Le Sueur; two grandchildren; brother, Peter Rheaume of St. Peter; sisters, Jackie Becker of Garden City and Patricia Nelson of New Ulm.
She was born Feb. 11, 1950, in New Ulm to Henry and Bernadotte (Saffert) Rheaume.
Alvin C. Abraham, 80, of Gaylord, died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2002, at Gaylord Lakeview Home.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22, 2002 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Gaylord with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the church.
He is survived by his wife, Gladys of Gaylord; son Larry of Sleepy Eye; daughters, Sandra Ceman of Hermosa Beach, Calif. and Judy Sypkens of Cordova, Tenn; 6 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; a twin sister, Alvira Doerre of Gaylord; sister Norma Doering of Litchfield; brothers, Edgar of Gaylord and Ernest of Minneapolis.
He was born Jan. 4, 1922 in Dryden Township, Sibley County. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Arrangements are with Egesdal Funeral Home, Gaylord.
Fredella 'Della' Berkner, 96, of Sleepy Eye, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2002, at the Sleepy Eye Care Center in Sleepy Eye.
Funeral service will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at the Faith United Methodist Church in Sleepy Eye, with burial in the Home Cemetery in Sleepy Eye.
Visitation will be 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the church.
Arrangements are with the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in New Ulm.
She is survived by her daughters, Marlis Schmitz and Lois Schewe, both of Sleepy Eye; son Robert Berkner of Cambridge; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and brother Milton Sommerfeld of Omaha, Neb.
She was born June 7, 1906, in Home Township, Brown County, to Wilhelm and Lydia (Speckman) Sommerfeld.
Marcella M. Bill, 81, of Redwood Falls, died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2002, at the Sunwood Good Samaritan Care Center.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at First United Methodist Church in Redwood Falls, with burial in the Salem United Methodist Cemetery.
Visitation is one hour before the service at the church.
Redwood Valley Funeral Home handled arrangements.
She is survived by her son Glenn Bill of Redwood Falls; daughter Barb Kammerer of Redwood Falls; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and nine brothers and sisters.
Marcella M. Bill was born April 10, 1921, in Minneapolis, to Thor and Pearl (Judd) Phillips.
Harry Horbrook, 82, of Sleepy Eye, died Saturday, Nov. 13, 2002, at Sleepy Eye Hospital.
A private, family service will be held.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m., Friday at Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye.
He is survived by his wife, Dee Dee of Sleepy Eye; children, Sara of Spring, Texas; Larry of The Woodlands, Texas; a grandchild; two stepgrandchildren; a brother, Robert of Evansville, Ind.
He was born Oct. 27, 1920, in Evansville, Ind. to Covert and Myrtle (Muschler) Hornbrook. He served with the U.S. Marine Corps in the South Pacific during World War II from 1942 to 1945.
Memorials are preferred to the Sleepy Eye Hospital and Redwood Falls Hospice.
Harvey Lage, 88, of Ridgeway on German in New Ulm, died Monday, Nov. 18, 2002, at the New Ulm Medical Center in New Ulm.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in New Ulm, with burial in the New Ulm City Cemetery.
Visitation will be on Thursday from 11 a.m. until time of service at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in New Ulm.
Harvey is survived by family members, Don and Myrna Lage, Lisa and Rich Meyer, Steven and Kaylyn Lage all of New Ulm, Thomas and Claire Lage of Apple Valley, Roxanne Lilland of Estherville, Iowa, James and Erika Lage of Waconia, Mervil Lage and Arleen Meier both of Detroit, Mich., Doris Scherff, Diana Scherff and Edna Lage all of Worthington, Louise Scherff of Denison, Iowa, and by nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Viola "Vi" Lage on Sept. 20, 1999, and by three brothers.
Harvey J. Lage, the son of Theodore and Lena (Peters) Lage was born on July 7, 1914 in Davenport, Iowa. He married Viola Scherff on June 19, 1937, in Sibley, Iowa. After marriage they lived in Worthington, East Detroit, Mich., and moved to North Mankato in the early 1950s, where he worked as a custodian at Mankato State University. In June of 1999 they moved to New Ulm living at Ridgeway on German Apartments.
Michael J. Cariveau Sr., 67, of Black Hawk, S.D., died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2002, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Ft. Meade, S.D.
He was born Dec. 22, 1934, in East Grand Forks, the son of Leo and Violet (Bushee) Cariveau. Michael served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam and Korea. He retired as an advisor to the Army Reserve at Winthrop in 1975.
Survivors include his wife Patricia Cariveau of Black Hawk, S.D.; sons, Michael Cariveau of New Ulm, Jeff Cariveau of Watertown, S.D., John Cariveau of Cambridge, S.D., Robert Cariveau of Bismarck, N.D., and Steven Cariveau of Ogden, Utah; daughters, Jean Groehler of Winthrop, S.D., Kathy Espinosa of Black Hawk, S.D., and Mary Corbine of Box Elder, S.D.; sisters, Marilyn Stinar of Bagley, S.D., Cecilia Pettit and Jean Moser, both of Red Lake Falls, S.D.; brother Clarence "King" Cariveau of Bismarck, N.D.; 21 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Visitation will be 4 - 7 p.m. today at Our Lady of the Black Hills Catholic Church in Piedmont, S.D., with Christian wake service at 7 p.m. at the church. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at Our Lady of the Black Hills Catholic Church with Rev. Mark McCormick as the celebrant. Internment will follow at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis, S.D., with military honors provided by Rushmore VFW Post No. 1273 of Rapid City, S.D.
Arrangements are with the Osheim-Catron Funeral Home in Rapid City, S.D.
Orda Carson, 91, of rural Fairfax, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2002 at the Gil-Mor Manor Nursing Home in Morgan.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Fairfax, with burial in Fort Ridgely Cemetery in Ridgely Township, Nicollet County.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Friday at the church and Saturday at the church, an hour prior to the service.
She is survived by her sons, Bob Carson of Coon Rapids and Larry Carson of Fairfax; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was born April 15, 1911 in Wellington Township, Renville County to Hugo and Laura (Black) Kiecker.
Hauser-Hantge Funeral chapel handled arrangements.
Verna J. Class, 92, of Sleepy Eye, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2002, at Sleepy Eye Hospital.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Evan, with burial in Home Cemetery, Sleepy Eye.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye and Friday at the church, one hour prior to the service.
She is survived by her children, Ralph of Apple Valley and Arnie of Overland Park, Kan.; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
She was born June 2, 1910, to Peter and Thora (Christensen) Paulson in Evan.
Ross Lussenhop, 82, of Redwood Falls, died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2002, at the Redwood Area Hospital.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Redwood Falls, with burial at a later date.
Visitation is 5 - 8 p.m. Friday with a 7 p.m. prayer service at the Nelson-Martin Funeral Service in Redwood Falls.
Margaret M. Von Mosch, 88, of Redwood Falls, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2002, at Sunwood Good Samaritan Center in Redwood Falls.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Redwood Falls.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday with a prayer service at 7 p.m.
Arrangements are with Nelson-Martin Funeral Service, Redwood Falls.
She is survived by her sons, Eugene of Duluth and Larry of Cedar; a daughter, Kathy Meyers of Redwood Falls; seven grandchildren and a sister, Evelyn Thoma of Tracy.
She was born June 5, 1914, in Seaforth to Edward and Margaret "Maggie" (Hutchinson) Corcoran.
Sherri Binger, 35, of Comfrey died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2002,at her home.
Services are 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, New Ulm with burial in New Ulm City Cemetery.
Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday at Schmucker Funeral Service in New Ulm and Monday at the church, one hour prior to the service.
She is survived by her father, Vern Binger of Fairfax; a son, Jordan Ahlbrecht of Comfrey; brothers, Jerry of New Ulm, James of Lino Lakes, Jon of Fairmont, Kevin of Sheridan, Wyo., Don of Fairfax, and Jody of Buffalo Lake; sisters, Mary (Sue) of Hector, Jean Drexler of New Ulm, Janet Rucker of Comfrey, Bonnie of Gibbon and Cindy Montes of Fairfax.
She was born Jan. 12, 1967 in Olivia to Vern Binger and Margaret Miller.
Henry A. Holm, 82, of rural Winthrop died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2002, at the Oak Hills Living Center in New Ulm.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the St. Willibrord's Catholic Church in Gibbon with burial in the St. Willibrord's Catholic Cemetery in Gibbon.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday and 7:30 - 10 a.m. Saturday at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in Gibbon. There will be a parish prayer service at 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Henry is survived by his wife, Bernice Holm of rural Winthrop; daughters and sons-in-law, Marjorie and Ralph Liebl of Fairfax, Joyce and Greg Fults of Chisago City and Pauline and Mike Wilson of River Falls, Wisconsin; a son and daughter-in-law, Roger and Karen Holm of Winthrop; eleven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister and brother-in-law, Adeline and Harold Wiltscheck of New Ulm; a brother and sister-in-law, Charles and Loretta Holm of New Ulm; sisters-in-law, Gladys Holm and Frieda Holm both of New Ulm; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Irene Schlumpberger, Erwin and Elaine Hillesheim, Marcella Wenninger, Leo and Margaret Hillesheim, Lester and Cathy Hillesheim, all of New Ulm and Gladys and Ken Sallfer of Wabasso.
Henry was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Ben, Ray, Erwin, Louis, Robert and Harold Holm; and by a sister, Luella Holm.
Henry was born November 10, 1920, in New Ulm to Henry and Millie (Seifert) Holm. He was united in marriage with Bernice Hillesheim on October 20, 1943, at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm. After marriage they farmed in Cottonwood Township, Brown County. In 1948 they purchased a farm in Cornish Township, Sibley County where they farmed until retiring in 1979. He was a member of the St. Willibrord's Catholic Church in Gibbon where he served on the Building Committee and the Cemetery Board and the Catholic Order of Foresters.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials to the donor's choice.
Viola Lange, 91, of Nicollet died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2002, at the Grandview Care Center in St. Peter.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2002, at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Nicollet with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be 4 - 8 p.m. Friday at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in Nicollet and will continue on Saturday for one hour prior to time of service at the church.
Viola is survived by a daughter Ruth Lange of Nicollet; sister, Agnes Moeri of New Ulm; and by nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband William Lange on Jan. 10, 1984; by sisters, Aurelia Bode and Verna Born; by a brother, William Bode; and a brother, Gerhard Bode in infancy.
Viola was born on May 23, 1911, in Nicollet Township, Nicollet County, to Ernst and Ida (Langhorst) Bode. She attended country school in rural Nicollet. On Aug. 23, 1939, she married William Lange at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, rural Courtland. After marriage they lived in Nicollet. Viola lived there until September of this year, when she moved to the Grandview Care Center. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Nicollet and a member of the Ladies Guild at church.
Donald Anderson, age 74, of Springfield, died Friday, Nov. 22, 2002, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25, 2002, at Sundown Lutheran Church with Pastor Carl Seamon officiating. Burial will be at the Sundown Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 - 8 p.m. Sunday with a 7 p.m. prayer service and 7:30 - 9 a.m. Monday at the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield. Visitation will continue one hour prior to service at the church on Monday.
Don was born Feb. 1, 1928, in Sundown Township, Redwood County, to Alfred and Ardella (Ewald) Anderson. Don attended Country School District No. 27 in Sundown Township. Following his education, Don entered the Army on Jan. 17, 1952, and served in Korea until his Honorable Discharge on Jan. 19, 1954. He returned to Sundown Township and continued to farm.
Don married Clarice Shoen at Springfield on April 19, 1956, and they moved to a farm north of Sanborn. In 1976 they moved to their present farm. Don was a member of Sundown Lutheran Church, was a financial treasurer for 18 years and cared for the church building and yard. He enjoyed playing cards, working on crossword puzzles, coffee at Sanborn Corners, spending time with family, friends and his grandchildren, playing bingo, gardening, fishing, watching NASCAR racing and being around Animals. Don always enjoyed tinkering and spending time on the farm.
He is survived by his wife Clarice of Springfield; a son, Mike Anderson of Springfield; daughter Marie Anderson-Van Loy of Wanda; two grandchildren, Jennifer and Joshua Van Loy; and his mother Ardella Anderson of Springfield. He was preceded in death by his father Alfred Anderson; a son, Marvin Anderson; a grandson, Chad Van Loy; sister Jean Pankonin; and brother Curt Anderson.