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Sam Rockett

Sam Rockett LYONS, Ga. — Mr. Sam Rockett, age 81, of Lyons, died Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, at his home, after a sudden illness. A funeral service was held Dec. 26, at Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home in Vidalia. Burial was in the Lyons City Cemetery. He was a native of Lyons, and attended ...

Ruth M. Schaefer

Ruth M. Schaefer FAIRMONT — Services for Ruth M. Schaefer, 90, of Fairmont, will be 11 a.m. Monday at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. A private family burial will be held at a later date in the spring. Schaefer died Tuesday morning, Jan. 2, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Health System in ...

Carol Jane Chukuske

Carol Jane Chukuske TRACY — Carol Jane Chukuske, 79, of Tracy, formerly of Welcome, passed away quietly Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, surrounded by family, as a result of a five-month battle with an infection that was diagnosed in her right hip area. After many attempts by doctors and surgeons, ...

Joseph P. Black

Joseph P. Black BLUE EARTH — Funeral services for Joseph P. Black, 87, of Blue Earth, will be held 2 p.m. Monday at Patton Funeral Home in Blue Earth. Burial will be at a later date in Calvary Cemetery, Mankato. Black died Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, at United Hospital District in Blue Earth. ...

Hazel Gilreath

Hazel Gilreath WINNEBAGO — Funeral service for Hazel Gilreath, 96, of Winnebago, will be 11 a.m. Jan. 13, at the 1st United Methodist Church in Winnebago. Interment will follow at Rosehill Cemetery, Winnebago. Gilreath died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Jan. 12 at ...

Robert L. Johnson

Robert L. Johnson FAIRMONT — Robert L. Johnson, age 88, of Fairmont, Minn., passed away Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. Per Robert’s wishes, no services will be held. Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Fairmont is assisting the family with ...

Barbara J. Hagen

Barbara J. Hagen FAIRMONT — Memorial services for Barbara J. Hagen, age 86, of Fairmont, Minn., will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, 2017, at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Visitation will be held prior to the service starting at 9:30 a.m. Burial will be at a later date in Sherburn City ...

Ruth M. Schaefer

Ruth M. Schaefer FAIRMONT — Services for Ruth M. Schaefer, 90, of Fairmont, are pending at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Schaefer died Tuesday morning, Jan. 2, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Fairmont is assisting the ...

Gary L. Stevens

Gary L. Stevens FAIRMONT — A memorial service for Gary L. Stevens, age 80, of Fairmont, Minn., will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont, with military honors provided by the Lee C. Prentice American Legion Post 36 and the Martin County Veterans of Foreign ...

David Looft

David Looft ALGONA, Iowa — David Looft, age 77, a longtime farmer in the Fenton (Seneca) area passed away Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, at Windsor Manor Assisted Living in Algona. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. today, Jan. 3, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Algona, with Rev. Tom Schlund ...

James ‘Jim’ Curtis Thompson

James ‘Jim’ Curtis Thompson ST. PETER — James “Jim” Curtis Thompson, age 71, of St. Peter, passed away Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids, with his children by his side. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. today, Jan. 3, 2018, at St. Peter Funeral Home - ...

Phyllis LaDuke

Phyllis LaDuke BLUE EARTH — Phyllis LaDuke, age 97, passed away peacefully Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, with her loving family around her at St. Luke’s Care Center in Blue Earth, Minn. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at Hope United Methodist Church in Blue Earth, with ...

Douglas Edward Harder

Douglas Edward Harder GLENDALE, Ariz. — Douglas Edward Harder, 68, of Glendale, Ariz., passed away Nov. 30, 2017, at his home after a long illness. Doug was born April 25, 1949, in Fairmont, Minn., to Donald and Phyllis Harder. Doug graduated from Northland College in Ashland, Wis., and ...

Barbara J. Hagen

Barbara J. Hagen FAIRMONT — Funeral service for Barbara J. Hagen, 86, of Fairmont are pending at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. She died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017 at Mayo Clinic Health Systems in Fairmont. Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Fairmont is assisting the ...

Thelma Clara (Clark) Bromeland

Thelma Clara (Clark) Bromeland FROST — Thelma Clara (Clark) Bromeland, age 93, of Frost, died Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, at Patton Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 400 E. 14th Street in Blue Earth, ...

Arline Tobin

Arline Tobin BANCROFT, Iowa — Memorial service for Arline Tobin will be 10:30 a.m. today, Jan. 2, 2018, at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Bancroft, Iowa, with Pastor Todd Hartsock officiating. Inurnment will be in the Harrison Township Cemetery in Swea City. Visitation will be Tuesday one ...

David Lee Hettinger

David Lee Hettinger SHERBURN — A Service of Remembrance and burial for David Lee Hettinger, 69, of Sherburn, formerly of Kirksville, Mo., will be held at a later date in Kirksville. He was found dead Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 27, 2017, in Fairmont. Kramer Family Funeral Home ...

James C. Thompson

James C. Thompson ST. PETER — Memorial service for James “Jim” Curtis Thompson, 71, of St. Peter will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Peter Funeral Home-Klein Chapel. Interment will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Lakeside Cemetery in Fairmont. He died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, at Mercy Hospital ...

Louise Stremming

Louise Stremming LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Louise Stremming, age 84, of Las Vegas, passed away Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. Visitation and funeral services were held at Palm Northwest Mortuary in Las Vegas, Nev., followed by burial at Palm Northwest Cemetery. She was born May 21, 1933, in Fairmont, ...

Carol Jane Chukuske

Carol Jane Chukuske TRACY — A Celebration of Life service for Carol Jane Chukuske, 79, of Tracy, formerly of Welcome, will be held 11 a.m. Jan. 8, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Welcome. Chukuske died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, surrounded by family, as a result of a five-month battle with an ...