Obituaries

Mary E. Sheeley

Mary E. Sheeley FAIRMONT — Mass of Christian Burial for Mary E. Sheeley, 88, of Fairmont, Minn., will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at Lakeview Methodist Health Care Center Chapel in Fairmont. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Fairmont. Visitation will be 12:30-1:30 p.m. ...

William L. Cronk

William L. Cronk FAIRMONT — Services for William “Bill” L. Cronk, 75, of Fairmont, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Burial, with full military honors by the Lee C. Prentice American Legion Post 36 and the Martin County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1222, will ...

Larry Hinz

Larry Hinz FAIRMONT — Services for Larry Hinz, 76, of Fairmont, are pending at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Hinz died Monday morning, April 24, 2017, at the VA Hospital in Minneapolis. Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Fairmont is assisting the family with arrangements.

Norma Jean (Witham) Berg

Norma Jean (Witham) Berg HOUSTON, Texas — Norma Jean (Witham) Berg, 86, was called by our Lord on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 in Houston, Texas. A memorial service for Norma Jean will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Houston, Texas. She was born June 6, ...

Dorothy M. Paluch

Dorothy M. Paluch ALBERT LEA — Private graveside services for Dorothy M. Paluch, 90, of Albert Lea, will be held at a later date at Lakeside Cemetery, Fairmont. There will be no memorial services or visitation. Paluch died Thursday afternoon, April 20, 2017, at Thorne Crest Senior Living ...

Margaret F. Schmidt

Margaret F. Schmidt TRIMONT — A Celebration of Life service for Margaret F. Schmidt, 97, of rural Trimont, will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Trimont. Burial will be in the Cedar Lutheran Cemetery, rural Trimont. Schmidt died Saturday afternoon, April 22, 2017, at ...

Jody M. Nelson

Jody M. Nelson TRIMONT — A Celebration of Life service for Jody M. Nelson, 54, of Trimont, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Evangelical Covenant Church in Trimont. Burial will be in First Lutheran Cemetery, rural Trimont. Nelson died Saturday morning, April 22, 2017, at Sanford Health ...

Glenny Jones

Glenny Jones MENAHGA — Glenny Jones, 79, of Menahga, Minn., formerly of Elmore, Minn., passed away April 21, 2017. Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 27, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Park Rapids, Minn. Glenny was born to Kenneth J. and Evelyn (Falk) Harmon. She graduated ...

Richard ‘Dick’ Kruger

Richard ‘Dick’ Kruger FAIRMONT — A Celebration of Life service for Richard “Dick” Kruger, 77, of Fairmont, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Grace Lutheran Church, 300 S. Grant St. in Fairmont. Burial, with military honors, will be in St. Olaf Lutheran Cemetery, rural Odin. Kruger ...

Charles Thayer

SIOUX FALLS — Father Charles Cleveland Thayer, 85, died Friday, April 21, 2017 at his home in Sioux Falls, SD. He was a retired priest of the Episcopal Diocese of Fond du Lac, WI. The Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated in Calvary Episcopal Cathedral Tuesday, April 25, 2017. His ...

John ‘Jack’ Robertson

WINNEBAGO — John “Jack” Robertson of Winnebago, Minn., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2016. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, April 29, 2017, at the Presbyterian Church in Winnebago. Visitation will be from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the church. Jack and his twin ...

Mary Sheeley

FAIRMONT — Funeral Services for Mary E. Sheeley, 88, of Fairmont, MN, are pending with the Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Mary passed away on Sunday morning, April 23, 2017, at Lakeview Methodist Health Services in Fairmont.

Jody M. Nelson

TRUMAN — A Celebration of Life Service for Jody M. Nelson, 54, of Trimont, Minnesota, will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Evangelical Covenant Church in Trimont, Minnesota with Pastor Todd Van Zee Officiating. Burial will be in First Lutheran Cemetery, rural ...

Melvin Marinus Madsen

Melvin Marinus Madsen EAST CHAIN — A small, private family service for Melvin Marinus Madsen, 87, of Woodbury will be held in the near future. Madsen died Wednesday, April 19, 2017. He was born Oct. 30, 1929, as a twin with Millie (Madsen) Wohlhuter to Pete and Myrtle Madsen on the ...

Vi Anne Christensen

Vi Anne Christensen BLUE EARTH — Funeral arrangements for Vi Anne Christensen, 95, of Blue Earth, are pending at Patton Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Blue Earth. Christensen died Friday, April 21, 2017, at Southview Estates in Blue Earth.

Janet Nielsen Gratz

Janet Nielsen Gratz TUCSON, Ariz. — Janet Nielsen Gratz, 71, passed on to the next place on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Mountain View Care Center in Tucson, Ariz. A Celebration of Life gathering will be at a later date. Burial will be at the Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, Marana, ...

Elaine E. Lidke

Elaine E. Lidke APPLE VALLEY — Elaine E. Lidke, age 82, of Apple Valley, passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, April 22, 2017, at The Well-Rosemount United Methodist Church, 14770 Canada Ave. in Rosemount, Minn. Visitation will be from 5-8 ...

Gloria Jean Bauman

Gloria Jean Bauman JACKSON — A Celebration of Life service for Gloria Jean Bauman, 71, of Jackson, will be 11 a.m. Friday at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sherburn. Bauman died Sunday morning, April 16, 2017, at Sanford Jackson Hospital in Jackson. Visitation will be one hour ...

Brenda L. Tonne

Brenda L. Tonne FAIRMONT — A memorial service for Brenda L. Tonne, 62, of Fairmont, Minn., will be 7 p.m. Thursday, April 20, at the Lakeview Funeral Home Chapel in Fairmont. Burial will be Friday morning, April 21, at Lakeside Cemetery, Fairmont. Visitation will be one hour prior to the ...

Douglas Ringnell

Douglas Ringnell SHERBURN — A Celebration of Life service for Douglas Ringnell, 76, of Sherburn, Minn., will be 11 a.m. Thursday, April 20, 2017, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sherburn, Minn., with Rev. Steven D. Wilson officiating. Burial will be in the Sherburn Cemetery, Sherburn, ...