Obituaries

John H. Jeffries

John H. Jeffries INVER GROVE HEIGHTS — A funeral service for John H. Jeffries, age 87, of Inver Grove Heights, Minn., formerly of Granada, Minn., will be 11 a.m. July 22, 2019, at Lakeview Funeral Home Chapel in Fairmont, with visitation one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. ...

Jane Knaak

Jane Knaak MADELIA — A private family graveside service for Jane Knaak, 79, of Madelia will be held at a later date in Riverside Cemetery, Madelia. Knaak died Saturday morning, July 13, 2019, at her home in Madelia. Kramer Family Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Janice ...

Roger L. Mau

Roger L. Mau EAGAN — Roger Louis Mau, 78, formerly of Truman, Minn., passed away suddenly but peacefully Friday, July 12, 2019, at his home in Eagan, Minn. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, at St. John’s UCC, 301 N. Main St. in Fairmont, Minn. Cremation Society ...

Richard N. Olson

Richard N. Olson ODIN — A funeral service for Richard N. Olson, 91, of Silver Bay, formerly of Odin, will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Evangelical Covenant Church in Trimont. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, rural Trimont, with military honors by the Foster-Bernhardt American Legion Post 373 ...

Jane Knaak

Jane Knaak MADELIA — A private family graveside service for Jane Knaak, 79, of Madelia, will be held at a later date at Riverside Cemetery, Madelia. Knaak died Saturday morning, July 13, 2019, at her home in Madelia. Kramer Family Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Wayne Johnston

Wayne Johnston WOODBURY — Wayne Johnston, 90, of Woodbury, Minn., formerly of Elmore, passed away Friday, July 12, 2019, at his home in Stonecrest Presbyterian Senior Living Homes, Woodbury, surrounded by family. An open house celebration of life will be held noon to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July ...

Jacob ‘Jake’ J. Sabin

Jacob ‘Jake’ J. Sabin DULUTH — Jacob “Jake” J. Sabin, 47, of Duluth, Minn., died Friday, July 12, 2019, as a result of a traffic accident. A private interment will be held at a later date. Jake grew up in Fairmont, Minn., and as a young adult moved to Duluth, where he worked in ...

Joseph “Joe” Burns

Joseph Burns FAIRMONT — Mass of Christian Burial for Joseph “Joe” M. Burns, age 79, of Fairmont, MN, will be 10:00 am on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Fairmont with inurnment in Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Fairmont. Visitation will be 4:00 to 7:00 pm ...

Betty J. Wallace

DELAVAN — A memorial service for Betty Jean Wallace, 86, of Delavan, will be held 5 p.m. Saturday at River of Life Worship Center in Blue Earth. Wallace died Thursday, June 27, 2019, at United Hospital District in Blue Earth. Visitation will be from 3-5 p.m. Saturday at the church in Blue ...

Kenneth E. Thate

Kenneth E. Thate FAIRMONT — A celebration of life for Kenneth E. Thate, 94, of Fairmont, Minn., will be held 4-7 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2019, at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. A family service will be held 3 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2019, at Lakeview Funeral Home, with full military honors ...

Gene Bullard

Gene Bullard OJAI, Calif. — Gene Bullard, age 90, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at his home in Ojai, Calif. Gene was born Nov. 12, 1928, the son of Percy and Pearl Bullard of Granada. He spent his early career as a singer/emcee in U.S. nightclubs and touring worldwide ...

Kenneth E. Thate

Kenneth E. Thate FAIRMONT — Funeral services for Kenneth E. Thate, 94, of Fairmont are pending at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Thate died Thursday, July 11, 2019, at Valley Vue Care Center in Armstrong. Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Fairmont is assisting the family ...

Marcia K. Peterson

Marcia K. Peterson MINNEAPOLIS — Marcia K. Peterson, 75, of Minneapolis passed away Thursday, July 4, 2019, at The Emeralds of St. Paul Care Center. A funeral mass will be held 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 16, at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Sherburn, with visitation one hour prior to the ...

John H. Jeffries

John H. Jeffries INVER GROVE HEIGHTS — Services for John H. Jeffries, 87, of Inver Grove Heights, formerly of Granada, will be 11 a.m. July 22 at Lakeview Funeral Home Chapel in Fairmont. Interment will be in Center Creek Cemetery, rural Granada, with military honors by Lee C. Prentice ...

Traffic stop: Snake, uranium and whiskey

GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) — Police in Oklahoma say they found a rattlesnake, a canister of radioactive powdered uranium and an open bottle of Kentucky Deluxe whiskey during a traffic stop of a vehicle that had been reported stolen. The traffic stop happened June 26 in Guthrie, about 30 miles ...

Terry L. Senne

Terry L. Senne FAIRMONT — A time of celebrating and remembering the life of Terry L. Senne, 72, of Fairmont, Minn., will be held Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. There will be a prayer service 11 a.m. at Lakeview Funeral Home with full military honors by the ...

Elna C. Paulson

Elna C. Paulson ODIN — A Celebration of Life service for Elna C. Paulson, 90, of rural St. James will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Zion Lutheran Church in Odin. Burial will be in Long Lake Lutheran Cemetery, rural St. James. Paulson died Friday morning, July 5, 2019, at St. Marys Hospital in ...

Michael D. Krahmer

Michael D. Krahmer TRUMAN — Michael “Mike” Duane Krahmer, 71, of Truman died peacefully Friday, June 28, 2019, at Seasons Healthcare in Trimont. Memorial services will be held at a later date. Cremation Society of Minnesota is assisting the family with arrangements. Michael Duane ...

John H. Jeffries

John H. Jeffries INVER GROVE HEIGHTS — Services for John H. Jeffries, 87, of Inver Grove Heights, formerly of Granada, are pending at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Jeffries died Monday afternoon, July 8, 2019, at the Minneapolis VA Health Care System.

Mildred Dorsett Mallery

Mildred Dorsett Mallery TRUMAN — Mildred Dorsett Mallery died Monday, July 1, 2019, after a short stay at Laurel’s Peak in Mankato, Minn., with Bev at her side. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at Zaharia Family Funeral Home in Truman, with Penny Ritter ...