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Obituaries

Arthur ‘Bert’ Boler

Arthur ‘Bert’ Boler WACONIA — Arthur “Bert” Boler, 91, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in the chapel of the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Waconia, Minn., with a visitation and time of fellowship to follow the ...

Gail Lee Schultze

Gail Lee Schultze SHERBURN — A Celebration of Life service for Gail Lee Schultze, 61, of Sherburn, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Kramer Family Funeral Home Chapel in Sherburn. Schultze died Tuesday morning, Dec. 19, 2017, at her home in Sherburn. Visitation will be one hour prior ...

Bonnie R. Huset

Bonnie R. Huset FAIRMONT — Services for Bonnie R. (Watts) Huset, 86, of Fairmont, formerly of Winnebago, are pending at Spencer-Owen Funeral Home in Winnebago. Huset died Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, at Goldfinch Estates Memory Care facility in Fairmont. Spencer-Owen Funeral Home of ...

Deanna Mae Garbers

Deanna Mae Garbers SHERBURN — A Celebration of Life service for Deanna Mae Garbers, 46, of Sherburn, Minn., will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sherburn, Minn., with Rev. Steven D. Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Memorial Park, ...

Kurt R. Hagen

Kurt R. Hagen SHERBURN — A Celebration of Life service for Kurt Hagen, 59, of rural Sherburn, Minn., will be 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sherburn, Minn., with Rev. Steven D. Wilson officiating. Kurt was called to his eternal rest Friday, Dec. ...

Michael A. Price

Michael A. Price ODIN — Celebration of Life services for Michael A. Price, 50, of Graham, Wash., will be 1 p.m. Friday at Kramer Family Funeral Home Chapel in Trimont. Burial will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, rural Odin. Price died Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, at Kindred Hospital in ...

Logan Cole Horkey

Logan Cole Horkey SHERBURN — A Service of Remembrance for Logan Cole Horkey, 19, of Rapid City, S.D., will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Kramer Family Funeral Home Chapel in Sherburn. Horkey died Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, in Rapid City, S.D.

Courts

FARIBAULT COUNTY DISTRICT COURT Speeding — Dale L. Funderburk, 40, of Rapid City, S.D.; Mark D. Mathis, 42, of St. Paul; Lindsey D. Vielhauer-Schaefer, 20, of Owatonna; Meredith K. McDonald, 39, of Chicago, Ill.; each fined $125. Alika F. Virtudes, 28, of Waipahu, Hawaii; fined ...

Lucille E. Gorgen

Lucille E. Gorgen FAIRMONT — Funeral services for Lucille E. Gorgen, 103, of Fairmont, Minn., formerly of Granada, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Fairmont. Burial will follow the service in the Fairview Memorial Park ...

Lorraine F. Koskovich

Lorraine F. Koskovich FAIRMONT — Services for Lorraine F. Koskovich, 88, of Fairmont, will be 11 a.m. Dec. 28 at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Fairmont. Burial will be in Fairview Memorial Park Cemetery, Fairmont. She died Monday afternoon, Dec. 18, 2017, at Lakeview Methodist ...

Evelyn G. McDonald

Evelyn G. McDonald WELCOME — A Celebration of Life service for Evelyn G. McDonald, 79, of Welcome, will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Welcome. Burial will be at the church cemetery in Welcome. McDonald died Monday afternoon, Dec. 18, 2017, at ...

Kurt Hagen

Kurt Hagen SHERBURN — A Celebration of Life service for Kurt Hagen, 59, of rural Sherburn, will be 11 a.m. Friday at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sherburn. Hagen died Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, at his home in rural Sherburn. Visitation will be 9:30-11 a.m. Friday at the ...

Deaths

Johnny Fox NEW YORK (AP) — Johnny Fox, a sword-swallowing magician who presented his quirky art form to enthusiastic audiences around the world, has died. The 64-year-old had been battling cancer and died Sunday at a home in Maryland, according to close friend Barbara Calvert. He passed ...

Lorraine F. Koskovich

Lorraine F. Koskovich FAIRMONT — Services for Lorraine F. Koskovich, 88, of Fairmont are pending at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Koskovich died Monday afternoon, Dec. 18, 2017, at the Lakeview Methodist Health Care Center in Fairmont. Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service ...

Jean Marie Widger

Jean Marie Widger FAIRMONT — Mass of Christian Burial for Jean Marie Widger, 62, of Fairmont, Minn., will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Fairmont. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Fairmont. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19, ...

Lucille E. Gorgen

Lucille E. Gorgen FAIRMONT — Funeral services for Lucille E. Gorgen, 103, of Fairmont, formerly of Granada, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Fairmont. Burial will follow the service in Fairview Memorial Park Cemetery, Fairmont. Gorgen died ...

Dr. Donald C. Ruble

Dr. Donald C. Ruble BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. — Donald C. Ruble 79, passed away Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, in River Falls, Wis., with family by his side after a long battle with Lewy Body Dementia. A private family memorial will be held at a later date. Don was born April 7, 1938, in Owatonna, ...

Myrna Blackstad

Myrna Blackstad ST. JAMES — Funeral services for Myrna Blackstad, 83, of St. James, will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Lutheran Church in St. James. Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery, St. James. Blackstad died Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester. ...

Rudy G. Schoewe

Rudy G. Schoewe TRIMONT — A Celebration of Life service for Rudy G. Schoewe, 93, of Trimont, Minn., will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Kimball Township, rural Alpha, Jackson County, Minn., with Rev. Rick Bremseth officiating. Burial will be in the ...

Alan E. Kuehl

Alan E. Kuehl ODIN — A Celebration of Life service for Alan E. Kuehl, 78, of Odin, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Galena Township, rural Ormsby, Minn. Burial will be in the church cemetery with military honors by the Foster-Bernhardt American Legion Post 373 of ...