Obituaries

LeRoy Thomas

LeRoy Thomas BLUE EARTH — LeRoy Thomas, 71, of Blue Earth died Saturday, June 23, 2018, with his family by his side. A memorial gathering will be held 1-3 p.m. Sunday at Patton Funeral Home in Blue Earth. Patton Funeral Home of Blue Earth is assisting the family with arrangements. LeRoy ...

Fern L. Fowler

Fern L. Fowler SHERBURN — Burial for Fern L. Fowler, 92, of Sherburn and Fairmont, will be held at a later date in Fairview Memorial Park, Fairmont. Fowler died Monday evening, June 25, 2018, at Heartland Senior Living in Truman. Kramer Family Funeral Home of Sherburn is in charge ...

Bob Mitchell

Bob Mitchell ALGONA — Services for Bob Mitchell, 90, of Algona, Iowa, formerly of Fenton, Iowa, will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Fenton. Burial will be in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, Fenton. Mitchell died Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at Good Samaritan Society in ...

Lorraine A. Smith

Lorraine A. Smith ESTHERVILLE, Iowa — Funeral services for Lorraine Agnes Smith, 92, will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Union State Line Church in Petersburg. Burial will follow in Estherville East Side Cemetery, Estherville, Iowa. Smith died Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at Good Samaritan Center ...

Sanna K. Stefanski

Sanna K. Stefanski EAST CHAIN — Mass of Christian Burial for Sanna K. Stefanski, 76, of East Chain, Minn., will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 29, 2018, at the Holy Family Catholic Church in East Chain, Minn. Burial will follow the service in the Holy Family Catholic Cemetery, East ...

Donna M. Becker

Donna M. Becker GRANADA — A memorial service for Donna M. Becker, age 54, of Granada, Minn., will be 2 p.m. Saturday, June 30, 2018, at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Burial will follow the service in St. James Lutheran Church Cemetery, Northrop. Donna passed away Friday morning, June ...

Dewey A. Hendricks

Dewey A. Hendricks JACKSON — Dewey A. Hendricks, 86, died Sunday, June 24, 2018, at his residence. A gathering of family and friends will be 5-7 p.m. Friday at Osterberg Funeral Chapel in Jackson with military rites performed by the Jackson American Legion and VFW posts at 7 p.m. A private ...

Robert Whitehead

Robert Whitehead SHERBURN — A Celebration of Life service for Robert “Bob” Whitehead, 75, of Sherburn will be 2 p.m. Saturday at First Congregational Church in Sherburn. Burial, with military honors by Thomas P. Saxton American Legion Post 356 and Sherburn Veterans of Foreign Wars Post ...

George Earl Patchin

George Earl Patchin MANKATO — George Earl Patchin, age 82, died Monday, June 18, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, Minn. Visitation is scheduled from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Mankato, and will continue 10 a.m. Friday, July 20, before a ...

Sanna K. Stefanski

Sanna K. Stefanski EAST CHAIN — Mass of Christian Burial for Sanna K. Stefanski, 76, of East Chain, will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Holy Family Catholic Church in East Chain. Burial will follow the service in the Holy Family Catholic Cemetery, East Chain. Stefanski died Monday morning, ...

Connie Louise Miller

Connie Louise Miller FAIRMONT — Funeral services for Connie Louise Miller, 60, of Fairmont, Minn., will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 28, 2018, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Fairmont. Burial will follow the service in Lakeside Cemetery, Fairmont. Connie passed away Sunday morning, June ...

Donna M. Becker

Donna M. Becker FAIRMONT — Memorial service for Donna M. Becker, 54, of Fairmont will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Burial will be in St. James Lutheran Church Cemetery, Northrop. She died Friday morning, June 22, 2018, at her home in rural Fairmont. ...

Betty Rettke

Betty Rettke FAIRMONT — A memorial service for Betty Rettke, 87, of Fairmont, Minn., will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at Grace Lutheran Church in Fairmont, with burial to follow the service in Fairview Memorial Park Cemetery, Fairmont. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, June ...

Dorothy Ann Nassen

Dorothy Ann Nassen BLUE EARTH — Dorothy Ann Nassen, 88, of Blue Earth, passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2018, surrounded by her family at St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, June 25, 2018, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Blue Earth, with Rev. Katie ...

Beth Langworthy

Beth Langworthy DELAVAN — A memorial service for Beth Haynes Langworthy, 90, of Delavan, will be 10:30 a.m. June 30 at the Bass Lake Community Church in rural Winnebago. A private inurnment will be at the Lura Cemetery, Easton. Langworthy died Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at Mapleton ...

Kenneth A. Wendt

Kenneth A. Wendt CHANDLER, Ariz. — Kenneth A. Wendt, 91, of Chandler, Ariz., formerly of Fairmont, died Tuesday, May 15, 2018. A family memorial service was held May 25 at the Village of Ocotillo Assisted Living in Chandler. An inurnment will be held at a later date in Lincoln, ...

Janice Marie Shumski

Janice Marie Shumski GRANADA — Memorial services for Janice Marie Shumski, 78, of rural Granada, Minn., will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, June 23, 2018, at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont, Minn. Janice passed away Monday evening, June 18, 2018, at her home in rural Granada. Visitation ...

Thomas Jerome Krumholz

Thomas Jerome Krumholz SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Thomas was born Dec. 1, 1934, in Fairmont, Minn., to John Krumholz and Mona Dickinson. His grandfather, August Krumholz, came to the United States from Germany in the mid 1800s. Tom passed away May 23, 2018, in Valley Center, Calif., as a result ...

Kent Arthur Ringkob

Kent Arthur Ringkob JACKSON — A Celebration of Life for Kent Arthur Ringkob will be 11 a.m. Saturday, June 23, 2018, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 614 Logan Ave., in Jackson. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery, Jackson, Minn. Kent was born Aug. 10, 1942, and passed away ...

Merrill Hanson

Merrill Hanson ESTHERVILLE, Iowa — Services for Merrill “Merle” Hanson, 85, of Estherville, Iowa, will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Estherville. Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery, Estherville. Hanson died Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at ...