Curtis G. Weber, 72, of Redwood Falls, died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2003, at his home.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 29, at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Redwood Falls, with burial in Crestlawn Memorial Gardens, rural Redwood Falls.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Sunday at the Nelson-Martin Funeral Service in Redwood Falls.
He is survived by his wife, Marlene of Redwood Falls; a son, Dean of Duluth; daughters, Becca Skaar of Woodbury, and Sara Frazier of Pocahontas, Ark.; eight grandchildren; brothers, Charles of Fort Atkinson, Wis., and Maurice "Moo" Weber of Springfield; sisters; Ines Trebesch of Edina, and Phyllis Vogel of Springfield.
He was born May 10, 1931, in Sanborn to Herbert and Irene (Ripley) Weber.
Anna C. Leick, 90, of Ridgeway on German and formerly of Searles died Friday, December 26, 2003 at the New Ulm Medical Center in New Ulm.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, December 30, 2003 at the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Searles.
Father John Richter and Father Francis Kunz will con-celebrate the mass.
Burial will be in the church Cemetery, rural Searles. Visitation will be 4 - 8 p.m. Monday and from 7:30 until 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in New Ulm.
There will be a combined rosary by the Christian Mothers Society and the Catholic Aid Sociey at 6:30 p.m. and a parish prayer service at 7:30 p.m. both Monday at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in New Ulm.
Anna is survived by her daughter, Gloria Tauer, of New Ulm; a son and daughter-in-law, Walter J. and Darlene Leick, of New Ulm; eight grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Walter N. Leick, on August 21, 1987; a son and daughter both in infancy; a son-in-law, Robert Tauer on August 3, 1994; and by a brother, Henry Wagner.
Anna C. Wagner, the infant daughter of John and Emma (Haag) Wagner was born on April 9, 1913 in Cottonwood Township, Brown County.
She attended the Holy Trinity Catholic Schools in New Ulm.
On May 14, 1934 she was united in marriage to Walter N. Leick at the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Searles.
After marriage they farmed in Cottonwood Township, Brown County.
In 1971 they retired and moved into Searles.
She was a member of the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Searles, a member of the Christian Mothers Society and the Catholic Aid Society.
Patricia 'Pat' Grommersch, 65, of rural Nicollet died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2003 at her home.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, December 31, at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Nicollet with Father Edward J. Ardolf as the celebrant.
Burial will be in the Swan Lake Catholic Cemetery, Brighton Township, Nicollet County.
Visitation will be 4 - 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in New Ulm and then on Wednesday for one hour prior to the time of service at the church.
There will be a parish prayer service at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in New Ulm.
Pat is survived by her husband, Ronald Grommersch, Sr., of rural Nicollet; daughters and sons-in-law, Julie and Scott Rudenick of rural Nicollet, Jeanne and Matt Hanish of Prior Lake; sons and daughters-in-law, Rick and Nancy Grommersch and Ronald Jr. and Pam Grommersch all of rural Nicollet, Jeff and Chandra Grommersch of Lake Crystal; grandchildren, Katie, Ryan, Sarah, Nathan, Cameron, Jaydon, Brandon, Abby, Jordan, Taylor, Brenton, Matison, Macie, and Drew; sisters and brothers-in-law, Sue and Karl Kuphal of Gaylord, Judy and Jim Kauffmann of Carver, Donna and Avery Grochow of Gaylord, Debbie Hendrycks of Belle Plaine; a brother and sister-in-law, Leon and Alice Hendrycks of Arlington; and sisters-in-law, April Hendrycks of Gaylord and Dianne Reinhart of New Ulm.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Maurice and Marie Hendrycks; and brothers Robert Hendrycks and Richard Hendrycks.
Patricia Marie Hendrycks, the daughter of Maurice and Marie (Englen) Hendrycks was born on January 27, 1938, in Mankato.
She graduated from the Gaylord High School in Gaylord.
On May 7, 1958 she was united in marriage to Ronald Grommersch in Gaylord.
Patricia was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and friend.
She enjoyed, farming alongside her husband, flower gardening, spoiling her grandchildren, and singing in the church choir.
For the past few years she enjoyed working at the Nicollet Mart in Nicollet and going to the Klossner House in Klossner for dances.
One of her favorite pastimes was shopping with her daughters especially at Herberger's.
Pat was a member of the St. Paul's Catholic Church, a member of the church choir, the CCW and the Catholic Aid Association.
Warren Uecker, 65, of Gaylord, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2003, at Sibley Medical Center in Arlington.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Gaylord, with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday and 9-11 a.m. Tuesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Gaylord.
Arrangements are with Egesdal Funeral Home in Gaylord.
He is survived by wife Marlene Uecker of Gaylord; sons, Mark Uecker of Glencoe, Cory Uecker of Gaylord; daughters, Robin Giesen of Arlington, Kimberly Uecker of Gaylord; four grandchildren.
He was born March 9, 1938, in Dryden Township, rural Gaylord, to August and Esther (Gruenhagen) Uecker.
Noel W. Blaser, 89, of Gaylord, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2003, at Gaylord Lakeview Nursing Home.
Services are 11 a.m., Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Gaylord, with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation is 9-11 a.m., Friday, at the church.
Arrangements are handled by Egesdal Funeral Home.
He is survived by wife Helen Blaser of Gaylord; son Noel Blaser Jr. of Billings, Okla; daughters, Patricia Baas of Monroe, La. and Betty Jean Bruss of Buffalo Lake; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
He was born June 6, 1914, in Sibley Township, Sibley County, to Emil and Ida (Froehlich) Blaser.
Stella J. Carlson, 95, of Mountain Lake, formerly of Odin, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2003, at Good Samaritan Village in Mountain Lake.
Services are 10:30 a.m., Friday, Jan. 2, 2004 at Kansas Lake Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Kansas Lake Cemetery.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m., Thursday, at Sturm Funeral Home, St. James and 7:30- 8:30 a.m., Friday at the church.
She was born Nov. 11, 1908, to Nels Emil and Ida C. (Johnson) Anderson in rural St. James.
She is survived by sons, Wallace of St.James and Charles of Richardson, Texas; daughters, Harriet Luker of San Jose del Cabo, Mexico; Annette Schipp of Mankato; seven grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; 11 step-great-grandchildren; one stepgreat-great-grandson; and brother, Walter Anderson of Darfur.
William J. (Bill) Eicthen, 89, of St. Paul, formerly of Wanda, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2003, at New Harmony Care Center in St. Paul.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, at the Church of St. Columba, 1327 LaFond Ave., St. Paul, with burial in Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m., today at Mueller-Bies Funeral Home-Roseville, 2130 N. Dale St. at County Road B, and at the church one hour prior to the services on Wednesday.
He is survived by sisters, Viola Timm of Roseville, Josepha Wurscher of Lino Lakes and Cecelia Reimer of New Ulm.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1941 to 1945.
Dorothy M. Romberg, 92, of Sleepy Eye, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2003, at Sleepy Eye Care Center.
Service will be held at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church on Wednesday, December 31, at 10:30 a.m.
The Clergy will be Rev. Bruce J. Naumann. Interment will be at the Home Cemetery
Visitation will be at Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye on Tuesday, Dec. 30, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will continue at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church on Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Dorothy was born on Aug. 31, 1911, in Stark Township, Brown County, Minn., the daughter of Henry & Lucy (Alwin) Marti.
She graduated from Sleepy Eye High School and then completed her Normal Training. Dorothy taught District 23 Rural School for five years.
She married Carl T. Romberg on Oct. 10, 1934, in Sleepy Eye.
The couple lived and farmed in Home Township for many years.
They retired and moved to Sleepy Eye in 1978. Dorothy was a charter member of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church where she was active as an organist, choir member and part of the ladies group.
She also was a member of the Sleepy Eye Hospital Auxiliary and the Progressive Homemakers Extension Group.
Dorothy enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her sons, Glenn and Marion Romberg, Charles and Sally Romberg; daughter-in-law, Karen and Tim Beech, all of Sleepy Eye; daughter, Jane and Richard Aukrust of Hanska; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; brother, Oliver Marti of Sleepy Eye; sisters-in-law, Gladys Marti of Alexandria, Evelyn Kratzke of Renville, and Mildred Cooley of North Mankato.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Carl; son, Robert; brothers, Vernon and Eldon; and a daughter in infancy.
Dorothy E. Benson, 95, of Mountain Lake, died Monday, Dec. 29, 2003, at Good Samaritan Village in Mountain Lake.
Services are 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004, at the United Methodist Church in St. James.
Burial will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
Visitation is 4-7 p.m., Friday and 7:30-9 a.m., Saturday at Sturm Funeral Home, St. James and Saturday at the church, one hour prior to the service.
She is survived by a daughter Evelyn Laingen Larsen of Hackensack; a son Earl R. Benson of Stoddard, Wis.; seven grandchildren; 15 grandchildren; and a brother and Kenneth of Aurora, Colo.
Gordon Hauth, 74, of rural Springfield, died Monday, Dec. 29, 2003, at the St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, at the St. John Lutheran Home Chapel in Springfield with burial in the St. Paul's Catholic Cemetery in Comfrey.
Military honors will be conducted by the Springfield Legion Honor Guard at the cemetery.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to the time of service at the St. John Lutheran Home Chapel Friday.
Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in New Ulm is in charge of the arrangements.
Gordon is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Gerald J. and Lavonne Hauth of Springfield, Randy G. and Jennifer Hauth of Sleepy Eye, Roger P. and Diane Hauth of Springfield, and Marvin E. and Junelle Hauth of Fort Dodge, Iowa; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a sister and brother-in-law, Renata and Lawrence Middleton of Springfield.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Marlys on July 9, 1978; daughter Diane Schroeder; sisters, Roseita Hauth in infancy, Mildred Quiram, Irene Fromm; and a brother, Royal Hauth.
Gordon was born on August 26, 1929, in rural Springfield to August and Louise (Schultz) Hauth.
He attended country school until the eighth grade and helped on the family farm until joining the Army in 1954, with a tour of duty in France.
In 1956, he was honorably discharged from the Army.
He married Marlys Briske on September 12, 1956, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in New Ulm.
He enjoyed farming and running a dairy operation.
He loved to spend time with his relatives, friends, neighbors, family, and most of all his grandchildren.
He liked to listen to old tyme music and helped his sons start their own band.
Eugene 'Lemon' LeMoine, 80, of New Ulm died Monday, Dec. 29, 2003 at the New Ulm Medical Center.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004, at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm.
Burial will be in the New Ulm Catholic Cemetery with full military honors by New Ulm veterans organizations.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m., Friday and will continue from 7:30-10:30 a.m., Saturday at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in New Ulm.
There will be a 6:30 p.m. rosary by the St. Joseph Catholic Aid Council and a 7:30 p.m. parish prayer service both Friday at the funeral home.
Lowell B. Weedman, 75, of Clements, died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2003, at Springfield Medical Center Hospital.