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Obituaries

William ‘Bill’ R. Nielsen

William ‘Bill’ R. Nielsen FAIRMONT — Funeral services for William “Bill” R. Nielsen, 80, of Fairmont, will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Grace Lutheran Church in Fairmont. Burial will follow the service in Fairview Memorial Park Cemetery, Fairmont. Nielsen died Friday morning, Jan. 12, ...

Joseph N. Corona Sr.

Joseph N. Corona Sr. FAIRMONT — Mass of Christian Burial for Joseph N. Corona Sr., 81, of Fairmont, Minn., will be 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Fairmont. Burial will be held in the Calvary Cemetery. Full military honors will be presented by the ...

Rose M. McDonald

Rose M. McDonald COLORADO — Rose Marie McDonald, 79, of Colorado Springs, formerly of Fairmont and Granada, died peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colo. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Springs Funeral Services of Colorado ...

Dennis Lunn

Dennis Lunn LEDYARD — Funeral services for Dennis Lunn, 82, of Ledyard, Iowa, will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Swea City, Iowa. Burial will be in St. Matthews Cemetery, Stevens, Iowa. Lunn died peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at the Mayo Clinic ...

Esther M. Bicknase

Esther M. Bicknase FAIRMONT — Services for Esther M. Bicknase, 86, of Fairmont, are pending at Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Fairmont. Bicknase died Thursday morning, Jan. 11, 2018, at the Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont.

Mary Hoscheid

Mary Hoscheid TRUMAN — Mary Agnes Patricia (Brain) Hoscheid of Truman passed away Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester, Minn., at the age of 85. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Madelia. Inurnment will ...

Thelma B. Wassman

Thelma B. Wassman ORMSBY — A Service of Remembrance for Thelma B. Wassman, 97, of Truman, formerly of rural Ormsby, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery, Galena Township, rural Ormsby. Wassman died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at Truman Senior Living in Truman. ...

Hazel Anne Gilreath

Hazel Anne Gilreath WINNEBAGO — Hazel Anne Gilreath, 96, of Winnebago, passed peacefully into the presence of her Lord surrounded by family on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, at Heartland Parker Oaks. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at the First United Methodist ...

James ‘Jim’ R. Esser

James ‘Jim’ R. Esser MANKATO — James “Jim” R. Esser, age 83, of Mankato, formerly of St. James, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, after a brief illness. A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at St. ...

Harley R. Meliza

Harley R. Meliza BLUE EARTH — Funeral services for Harley R. Meliza, 83, of Blue Earth, will be 10 a.m. Friday at Patton Funeral Home in Blue Earth. Burial will be held at a later date. Meliza died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at Oaklawn Rehabilitation Center in Mankato. Visitation will be 5-7 ...

Vincent Maine

AMBOY — Vincent Maine, age 94, of rural Amboy, passed away at his home on January 6, 2018. Visitation will be Tuesday January 9, 2018 from 5-7 pm at Spencer-Owen Funeral Home, Winnebago. Funeral Service will be Wednesday at 10 Am at Winnebago First Baptist Church, interment will follow in ...

Merle K. Mitchell

Merle K. Mitchell FAIRMONT — A visitation celebrating the life of Merle K. Mitchell, 64, of Fairmont, MN, will be held Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont from 3:00–6:00 p.m., with a special time set aside at 6:00 p.m. for those who may wish to share ...

Sandy Tolzmann

Sandy Tolzmann WINNEBAGO — Sandy (Dahms) Tolzmann, age 61, of Winnebago, Minn., passed away peacefully Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, after a brief battle with cancer at United Hospital District in Blue Earth, Minn. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at First Baptist ...

Donald Carl Weiler

Donald Carl Weiler ROCHESTER — A graveside service for Donald Carl Weiler, 71, of Rochester will be 11 a.m. Monday at Riverview Cemetery, Elmore. A memorial service will be held in the spring. Weiler died Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, at Samaritan Bethany Home in Rochester. Patton Funeral ...

Maxine Williams

Maxine Williams CANTON, N.Y. — Maxine “Mickey” Bradt Williams, 98, of Canton, N.Y., retired editor-journalist, died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017, with family by her side. Mickey was born Maxine Ella Bradt on Aug. 25, 1919, in Minneapolis, Minn., the daughter of Harry Peter and Jewel ...

Melody May DeMarre

Melody May DeMarre SWEA CITY — Melody May DeMarre, 66, of Swea City, Iowa, died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at Patton Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Blue Earth, followed by a wake service at 7 p.m. Patton ...

Mary Agnes Hoscheid

Mary Agnes Hoscheid TRUMAN — Mass of Christian Burial for Mary Agnes Hoscheid, 85, of Truman, will be 11 a.m. Jan. 15, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Madelia. Inurnment will be held at a later date at Ridgelawn Memorial Park, rural Truman. Hoscheid died Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at Mayo ...

Ruth M. Schaefer

Ruth M. Schaefer FAIRMONT — Services for Ruth M. Schaefer, 90, of Fairmont, Minn., will be 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. A private family burial will be held at a later date in the spring. Visitation will be one hour prior to the time of service from ...

Linda Somerville

Linda Somerville FAIRMONT — A Celebration of Life visitation for Linda Somerville, 71, of Fairmont, Minn., will be 3:30-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. A private family burial will be held at a later date in Lakeside Cemetery. Linda passed away ...

Luella Bertha Boesch

Luella Bertha Boesch TRUMAN — Luella Bertha Boesch, 96, of Truman, passed away Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at Heartland-Truman Senior Living. A funeral service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Truman. Visitation will be from 8:30-10 a.m. Saturday at ...