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Obituaries

Helen L. Eichenberger

LAKOTA — A private family funeral service for Helen L. Eichenberger, 96, of Lakota, Iowa, will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, at Oakcrest Funeral Services in Algona. Burial will be in Greenwood Township Cemetery. The funeral and graveside service will be live-streamed on Oakcrest ...

Jon F. Rettke

HEMET, Calif. — Jon F. Rettke, 85, of Hemet, formerly of Fairmont, died Sunday afternoon, Nov. 22, 2020, at his home in Hemet, due to complications with diabetes. Because of public health concerns with COVID-19, no public services will be held. John Frederick Rettke was born Dec. 29, 1934, ...

David C. Peterson

BLUE EARTH — A funeral service for David Clare Peterson, 85, of Blue Earth, will be held 2 p.m. today at Life Family Church in Blue Earth, with visitation one hour prior to the service. COVID guidelines will be followed. Those that are unable to attend the service are invited to watch the ...

Cornelia J. Lenz

FAIRMONT — Cornelia “Connie” J. Lenz, age 98, of Fairmont, passed away Wednesday evening, Nov. 18, 2020. Services will be held at a later date. Lakeview Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Cornelia “Connie” Julia Murphy was born Nov. 7, 1922, the youngest of nine ...

Julie Abernathy

FARRAR, Mo. — Services for Julie Ann Abernathy, 58, of Farrar, Mo., formerly of Fairmont, will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday at Salem Lutheran Church in Farrar, Mo. Ford and Young Funeral Home in Perryville, Mo. is in charge of arrangements. Julie died Friday, Nov. 20, at Landmark Hospital in ...

Jeffry Post

LAKEFIELD — A funeral service for Jeffry Lew Post, 77, of Lakefield, Minn., will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at The Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Windom. The service will be live streamed on the Osterberg Funeral Home’s Facebook page. Masks are required to be worn inside the church. Burial ...

Herbert P. Sharp

TRUMAN — A celebration of life service for Herbert P. Sharp, 87, of Truman, Minn., will be held at a later date with family and friends. Herbert passed away Tuesday morning, Nov. 10, 2020, at his home near Truman. Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Fairmont is assisting the ...

Dominique Westphal

DUBUQUE, Iowa — Dominique Lynn Westphal, 50, passed away peacefully Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, at Sunnycrest Manor in Dubuque, Iowa, surrounded by family and enveloped in love. A memorial service for her will be held 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, with Rev. ...

Connie Lenz

FAIRMONT — Services for Cornelia “Connie” J. Lenz, 98, of Fairmont, will be held at a later date. Lenz died Wednesday evening, Nov. 18, 2020, at Goldfinch Memory Care in Fairmont. Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont is assisting the family with arrangements.

Larry S. Ahrens

SOMERSET, Wis. — Larry Steven Ahrens, 73, passed from this life Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, at Lakeview Hospital in Stillwater, Minn., surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his father, Norman Ahrens; sister and brother-in-law, Rita and Marv Zilka; brother-in-law, Greg ...

David T. Sukalski

EAST CHAIN — Private family services for David T. Sukalski, age 92, of East Chain, Minn., will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church in East Chain. Interment will be in Holy Family Catholic Cemetery with military honors provided by Lee C. Prentice American Legion Post 36 and Martin County ...

James W. Harris

FAIRMONT — A private service for James “Jim” W. Harris, 86, of Fairmont, will be held at a later date. Harris died Monday morning, Nov. 16, 2020, at Goldfinch Estates in Fairmont. Kramer Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. James William Harris was born Nov. 13, ...

Betty Mae Wise

FAIRMONT — Betty Mae Wise was born Oct. 31, 1937, in Fairmont, Minn., to Harry and Helen Jorgensen. She attended school there and graduated in 1955. Betty developed a passion for sewing and was well known for her ability to make beautiful doll clothes. She loved to travel and constantly ...

June E. Anders

FAIRMONT — Private family services for June E. Anders, age 96, of Fairmont, Minn., are being held at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. A live stream of the service may be viewed 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, at https://client.tribucast.com/tcid/25232444. Interment will be in Fairview ...

David T. Sukalski

EAST CHAIN — Private family services for David T. Sukalski, 92, of East Chain, will be held at Holy Family Catholic Church in East Chain. Interment, with military honors provided by the Lee C. Prentice American Legion Post 36 and Martin County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1222, will be in ...

Elaine H. Bents

FAIRMONT — Private family services for Elaine H. Bents, 89, of Fairmont, Minn., will be held at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery. Elaine passed away Monday morning, Nov. 16, 2020, at her home in Fairmont, surrounded by her family. Lakeview Funeral ...

Steven C. Bents

JACKSON — Steven Craig Bents, 60, of Jackson, passed away Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, at his residence in Jackson. A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Osterberg Funeral Home in Jackson. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Friday at the funeral home. Service will be live ...

Evelyn Marie Kivi

FAIRMONT — Funeral services for Evelyn Marie Kivi, age 90, of Fairmont, Minn., will be held at a later date. Evelyn passed away Sunday evening, Nov. 8, 2020, at the Lakeview Methodist Health Care Center in Fairmont. Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont is assisting the family with ...

Allen D. Scheef

RACINE, Wis. — Allen Dale Scheef, age 77, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in Racine, Wis., from COVID-19. A private Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, at St. Rita Catholic Church. All wishing to view the service online, may go to Allen’s page on the ...

Duane A. Roloff

FAIRMONT — Private family services for Duane A. Roloff, age 88, of Fairmont, Minn., are being held at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Fairmont. Duane passed away Monday morning, Nov. 16, 2020, at Lakeview Methodist Health Care Center in Fairmont. Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service in ...