Obituaries

Bonnilou Ellen Ekstadt

Bonnilou Ellen Ekstadt TRIMONT — Memorial service for Bonnilou Ellen Ekstadt, 87, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at First Lutheran Church, Trimont. Ekstadt died Friday, May 12, 2017, at IU Health White Memorial Hospital in Monticello, Ind. Visitation will be one hour prior to service. ...

Marc C. Swearingen

Marc C. Swearingen MARANA, Ariz. — Services for Marc C. Swearingen, 66, of Marana, Ariz., formerly of Fairmont and Blue Earth, are pending at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Swearingen died Monday evening, June 12, 2017, at the Tucson Medical Center Hospice in Tucson, Ariz.

Joseph A. Kramer

DULUTH — A memorial service for Joseph A. Kramer, of Duluth, formerly of Truman, will be held 3 p.m. Friday, June 16, at Unity Church-Unitarian in St. Paul, MN. Joe died Thursday, June 1, 2017, after a long struggle with mental health and alcoholism. Joe was born in 1954 to Bill and Meg ...

Leona K. Tesch

Leona K. Tesch BLUE EARTH — Funeral arrangements for Leona K. Tesch, 90, of Blue Earth, are pending at Patton Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Blue Earth. Tesch died Sunday, June 11, 2017, at Truman Senior Living in Truman.

Roger Lee Flohrs

Roger Lee Flohrs MINNESOTA LAKE — Roger Lee Flohrs, age 75, of Minnesota Lake, Minn., died Friday, June 9, 2017, in Spirit Lake, Iowa. A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in rural Minnesota Lake, with Rev. Cherie ...

Margaret Holm

Margaret Holm ST. JAMES — A celebration of life service for Margaret Holm, 86, of St. James will be 11 a.m. Saturday at First Lutheran Church, St. James. Private family burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, St. James. Holm died Monday, June 5, 2017, at Mayo Clinic Health ...

Bonnilou Ellen Ekstadt

Bonnilou Ellen Ekstadt TRIMONT — Memorial services for Bonnilou Ellen Ekstadt, 87, of Trimont will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at First Lutheran Church in Trimont. Inurnment will be at First Lutheran cemetery, rural Trimont. Ekstadt died Friday, May 12, 2017, at IU Health White Memorial ...

Dennis Dunker

Dennis Dunker ALPHA — A Celebration of Life service for Dennis “Denny” Dunker, 62, of Willmar, formerly of Alpha, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Alpha. Burial will be in Cedar Lutheran Cemetery, rural Trimont. Dunker died Saturday evening, June 10, 2017, at ...

Holly J. McCarron

\SHERBURN — A Celebration of Life Services for Holly J. McCarron, 60, of Mankato and formerly of Sherburn, Minnesota will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sherburn, Minnesota with Rev. Steven D. Wilson officiating. Burial will be in the Sherburn ...

Orlanda Zellmer

LEWISVILLE — Funeral services Orlanda Zellmer, 97, Lewisville, MN will be held at Salem Lutheran Church in Madelia on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 10:00 am with Rev. Volbrecht officiating. Interment will follow in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery-Fieldon Township. Orlanda died on Friday, June 09, ...

Holly McCarron

Holly McCarron SHERBURN — A Celebration of Life service for Holly McCarron, 60, of Mankato, formerly of Sherburn, will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sherburn. Burial will be in the Sherburn Cemetery, Sherburn. McCarron died Thursday morning, June 8, 2017, ...

Don Ernest Hagedorn

Don Ernest Hagedorn ELMORE — Memorial services for Don Ernest Hagedorn, 66, of Elmore will be 1 p.m. Friday at Shiloh Lutheran Church in Elmore. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Blue Earth. Hagedorn died Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at his residence. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. today at ...

Corey Williams

Corey Williams BUFFALO CENTER — Celebration of Life service for Corey Williams, 51, will be 5-8 p.m. Friday at Oakcrest Funeral Services Winter Chapel in Buffalo Center, Iowa. Williams died Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Pequot Lakes. Oakcrest Funeral Services of Buffalo Center is in charge ...

Dorothy Pearl Talbott

Dorothy Pearl Talbott BLUE EARTH — Dorothy Pearl Talbott, age 90, of Blue Earth, passed away Monday, June 5, 2017, at United Hospital District, Blue Earth. Funeral services will be held 9:30 a.m. Saturday, June 10, 2017, at Patton Funeral Home in Blue Earth, with Rev. Merrill Davis ...

Leo Douglas Heimendinger

Leo Douglas Heimendinger POWDER SPRINGS, Ga. — Leo Douglas Heimendinger died Monday, May 15, 2017. Memorial services were held May 19, at Grace Baptist Church in Powder Springs. Leo Douglas Heimen-dinger was born March 19, 1930, in Brookings, S.D., the youngest child of Russell and Mayme ...

Victoria Smith Read

Victoria Smith Read SOUTHBURY, Conn. — Victoria Smith Read, 87, died Monday, May 29, 2017, of complications from COPD. Victoria’s Minnesota roots remained with her throughout her life. After graduation from Washburn High School in Minneapolis, Victoria earned her BA from Vassar College ...

Helen Hilgendorf

Helen Hilgendorf ALEXANDRIA — Funeral services for Helen Hilgendorf, 95, of Alexandria, Minn., formerly of Fairmont, Minn., will be 11 a.m. Friday, June 9, at Zaharia Family Funeral & Cremation Service in Truman, with Rev. Larry C. Johnson officiating. Burial will follow at Ridgelawn ...

Teresa Agnes Oelke

Teresa Agnes Oelke BLUE EARTH — Teresa Agnes Oelke, 92, of rural Blue Earth, Minn., passed away Thursday, June 1, 2017, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont, Minn. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 8, 2017, at SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Blue ...

Bruce Rixmann

Bruce Rixmann ROCHESTER — Bruce Rixmann, age 62, passed away Sunday, June 4, 2017, at Northfield Hospice. Burial will be held at a later date. Bruce was born the son of Eston and Odetta Rixmann. He graduated from Fairmont High School in 1973. He was active in gymnastics, track and ...

Jerry Henricksen

Jerry Henricksen ARMSTRONG — A funeral service for Jerry Henricksen, 75, of Armstrong, Iowa, will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Nazareth Lutheran Church in Armstrong. Interment will be at Armstrong Grove Cemetery. Henricksen died Sunday, June 4, 2017, at Avera Holy Family Hospital in ...