Obituaries

Helen Vander Ploeg

Helen Vander Ploeg FAIRMONT — Memorial services for Helen Vander Ploeg, 87, of Fairmont, will be 11 a.m. Aug. 10, 2018, at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. A private family burial was held at Riverside Cemetery, Blue Earth. Vander Ploeg died Sunday evening, May 27, 2018, at Lakeview ...

Claude Haag

Claude Haag AMES, Iowa — Services for Claude Haag, 100, of Ames, formerly of Swea City, Iowa, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church in Swea City. Burial will be in Harrison Township Cemetery, rural Swea City. Haag died Thursday, June 7, 2018, at his daughter’s home ...

Dona I. Weets

Dona I. Weets ALPHA — A Celebration of Life service for Dona Weets, 59, of Alpha, will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Jackson. Weets died Wednesday evening, June 6, 2018, at her home in Alpha. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Saturday at the ...

Delores L. Williams

Delores L. Williams ESTHERVILLE, Iowa — A Celebration of Life Service for Delores L. Williams, 80, of Estherville, Iowa, will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Assembly of God Regional Worship Center, Sherburn. Burial will be in Fairview Memorial Park Cemetery in Fairmont. She died Saturday ...

Antonio Carlos Ibanez

YUKON, Okla. — Antonio “Tony” Carlos Ibanez, age 44, died along with his sister Barbara Ann Homan, age 53, in Luther, Oklahoma on May 8, 2018. A Celebration of Life service for Tony will be held 2 p.m. June 16, 2018, at the Oleander Saloon in Mankato, Minn.   Tony’s life began ...

Ellen Swanson

FAIRMONT — Mass of Christian Burial for Mary Ellen Keefe Swanson, 74, of Des Moines, IA, formerly of Fairmont, MN, will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 14, 2018, at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Fairmont. Burial will be following the service in Lakeside Cemetery in Fairmont. Visitation ...

Lorna Zoellmer

LEWISVILLE — Memorial Service for Lorna Lorraine Zoellmer, 86, of Lewisville, MN will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Trinity Lutheran Church- Fieldon in rural Lewisville, MN. Prior to the service a burial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery in ...

Joanne Stauffer

WINNEBAGO — Joanne Janet (Black) Stauffer, 77, of Albert Lea, MN, formerly of Winnebago, MN passed away peacefully on Monday, June 4, 2018 in Yuma, AZ. Visitation time will be from 5:00pm 7:00pm Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Spencer Owen Funeral Home, 345 6th Ave SE in Winnebago, and one ...

John E. Resch

JACKSON — Mass of Christian Burial for John E. Resch, 91, of Jackson will be 10:30 a. m. Friday, June 15, 2018 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Jackson. Burial will be in Good Shepherd Catholic Cemetery in Jackson. John was called to his eternal rest on Friday morning, June 8, 2018 ...

Leroy R. Jenkins

WINNEBAGO — A memorial service for Leroy R. Jenkins, 75, of Winnebago, will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Lutheran Church of Our Savior, 121 1st Ave. SE in Winnebago. Visitation and lunch will follow the service. Jenkins died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, at his home. Spencer-Owen Funeral Home of ...

Dorothy Ann Carol Graham

Dorothy Ann Carol Graham TRUMAN — Dorothy Ann Carol Graham (Johnson), age 82, of Truman, Minn., passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018, after a long and valiant battle against cancer. A funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 11, 2018, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 102 N. Seventh ...

Eunice Penner

Eunice Penner ST. JAMES — A Celebration of Life service for Eunice “Tootie” Penner, 87, of St. James will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Hosanna Free Lutheran Church in St. James. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, St. James. Penner died Thursday morning, June 7, 2018, at her home in St. ...

Leilah Franke

Leilah Franke TRUMAN — A Celebration of Life service for Leilah Franke, 101, of Truman, will be 2 p.m. June 16, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Truman. Burial will be in St. Paul’s Cemetery, rural Truman. Franke died Thursday, June 7, 2018, at Heartland Senior Living in Truman. ...

Joanne J. Stauffer

Joanne J. Stauffer ALBERT LEA — Joanne Janet Stauffer, 77, of Albert Lea died Monday, June 4, 2018, at Yuma Regional Medical Center in Yuma, Ariz. Arrangements are pending with Spencer-Owen Funeral Home in Winnebago.

Dorothy Ann Carol Graham

Dorothy Ann Carol Graham TRUMAN — Dorothy Ann Carol Graham (Johnson), age 82, of Truman, Minn., passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018, after a long and valiant battle against cancer. A funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 11, 2018, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 102 N. Seventh ...

Dennis E. Kaderabek

Dennis E. Kaderabek JACKSON — A memorial service for Dennis E. Kaderabek, 77, of Jackson, will be 11 a.m. Monday at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Jackson. Kaderabek died Monday, June 4, 2018, at Lakes Regional Healthcare Center in Spirit Lake, Iowa. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday at ...

Frank Masters

Frank Masters BRICELYN — Services for Frank Masters, 70, of Bricelyn, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Burial will follow the service in Lakeside Cemetery, Fairmont. Masters died Saturday, June 2, 2018, at his home in Bricelyn. Visitation will be one hour prior ...

Richard Charles McGrath

Richard Charles McGrath SANTA FE, N.M. — Richard “Rick” Charles McGrath, 65, passed away Friday, June 1, 2018, at his residence. Celebrations of his life and scattering of his ashes will take place later this year. Rick was born Aug. 25, 1952, in Fairmont, Minn. He attended St. John ...

Jamie Lynn VanDeRiet

Jamie Lynn VanDeRiet FAIRMONT — A time of gathering and sharing memories for Jamie Lynn VanDeRiet, 57, of Fairmont, Minn., will be 4-7 p.m. Saturday, June 9, 2018, at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Jamie passed away peacefully Monday, June 4, 2018 at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester, ...

Janice C. Goraczkowski

Janice C. Goraczkowski SHAKOPEE — Funeral service for Janice Clarice Goraczkowski, 76, formerly of Blue Earth, will be 11 a.m. Monday at Faith Lutheran in Delavan. Burial will be in Fairview Memorial Park Cemetery, Fairmont. She died Thursday, May 31, 2018, at Friendship Manor Nursing ...