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Obituaries

Donna M. Torgerson

Donna M. Torgerson FAIRMONT — A private family service for Donna M. Torgerson, 88, of Fairmont will be held Saturday at Grace Lutheran Church in Fairmont. Burial will be in St. Olaf Lutheran Church Cemetery, Bode, Iowa. Torgerson died Wednesday morning, Sept. 9, 2020, at Lakeview ...

Josephine Ann Jansen

Josephine Ann Jansen ELMORE — Josephine Ann (Hornberg) Jansen of Elmore, passed away Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, at Heartland-Parkview Care Center in Wells, at the age of 85. A graveside service was held Sept. 4, 2020, at Riverview Cemetery in Elmore. Patton Funeral Home in Blue Earth is ...

Karen E. Marlow

Karen E. Marlow FAIRMONT — A private family funeral Mass for Karen E. Marlow, 55, of Fairmont, will be held Friday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Fairmont. Burial will be in St. John’s Catholic Cemetery, Bancroft, Iowa. Marlow died Monday evening, Sept. 7, 2020, at Mayo Clinic ...

Terry Parsons

Terry Parsons BLUE EARTH — A memorial service for Terry Parsons, 52, of Blue Earth will be held 2 p.m. Friday at Patton Funeral Home in Blue Earth. Because of COVID-19 restrictions, a livestream will be available on the funeral home’s website. Parsons died unexpectedly Monday, Sept. 7, ...

Mary R. Bliek

Mary R. Bliek FAIRMONT — A funeral service for Mary R. Bliek, age 87, of Fairmont, Minn., will be 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, at the Fairmont Baptist Church. Interment will be held at a later date in Ft. Logan National Cemetery, Denver, Colo. Visitation will be 1:30-3 p.m. Friday at the ...

Cynthia Krenz

FAIRMONT — A funeral service for Cynthia “Cindy” Faye Krenz, age 72, of Fairmont, Minn., formerly of Truman, Minn., will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Fairmont. Those wishing to view a live stream of the service may do so at www.splfairmont.org or ...

John E. Sherman

TRUMAN — A celebration of life service for John E. Sherman, 81 of Truman, Minn., will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, at Martin County Arena located at the Martin County Fairgrounds, 1300 N. Bixby Road, Fairmont, Minn. A private family burial will be held Wednesday at Waverly Lutheran ...

Leonard Jorgenson

FAIRMONT — A memorial service for Leonard “Lenny” Jorgenson, age 94, of Sherburn, Minn., formerly of Rochester, Minn., will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will ...

Mary R. Bliek

FAIRMONT — A funeral service for Mary R. Bliek, 87, of Fairmont, will be 3 p.m. Friday at Fairmont Baptist Church. Interment will be held at a later date in Ft. Logan National Cemetery, Denver, Colo. Bliek died Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. Visitation ...

Viola Brennan

Viola Brennan FAIRMONT — Private family services celebrating the life of Viola Brennan, 86, of Fairmont, Minn., will be held at a later date. Viola passed away Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 2, 2020, at Seasons Healthcare in Trimont, Minn. Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service of ...

Donna Mortensen

Donna Mortensen ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Donna Mortensen, 98, formerly of Fairmont, passed away Monday, April 27, 2020, in the care of hospice in St. Petersburg, Fla. A service for her will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, at United Methodist Church in Fairmont, with a graveside ...

Cynthia Krenz

Cynthia Krenz FAIRMONT — Services for Cynthia Krenz, 72, of Fairmont are pending at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Krenz died Friday morning, Sept. 4, 2020, at her home in Fairmont. Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Fairmont is assisting the family with arrangements.

Cherrie Dean (Brown) McDonough

Cherrie Dean (Brown) McDonough SARASOTA, Fla. — Cherrie Dean (Brown) McDonough passed into the arms of the Angels on Aug. 31, 2020, in the peaceful embrace of family. Cherrie was predeceased by her parents, C.D. Brown and Artis Brown. C.D. was a long-time Standard Oil agent for southern ...

Maurice Neil Royer

Maurice Neil Royer WINNEBAGO — Maurice Neil Royer, age 97, of Winnebago, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Home in Blue Earth, Minn. His memorial service was postponed due to the fact that he had donated his body for science research and due to the ...

Richard ‘Dick’ H. Kast

Richard ‘Dick’ H. Kast A Celebration of Life Service for Richard “Dick” H. Kast, 79, of Fairmont, Minn., will be 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, at the Christian Church of Fairmont. A private family burial will be held at a later date. Visitation will be two hours prior to the time of ...

Patricia Siemens

Patricia Siemens LANCASTER, Wis. — Patricia “Pat” Gloria Siemens, age 65, of Lancaster, passed away Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at Grant Regional Health Center in Lancaster. A celebration of life for Pat, wife of Dale Siemens, formerly of Lakota, Iowa, will be held Saturday, Sept. 12, ...

Gary C. Raddatz

Gary C. Raddatz TRUMAN — Gary Carl Raddatz, age 80, of Truman passed away Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. There will be a private family graveside service. Because of COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions, community members and friends are encouraged to visit ...

Robert S. Frederick

Robert S. Frederick JACKSON — A celebration of life service for Robert S. Frederick, 59, of Jackson, formerly of Lebanon, Pa., will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Sherburn Assembly of God Regional Worship Center, Sherburn. Frederick died Friday afternoon, Aug. 28, 2020, at Sanford Hospital in ...

Richard H. Kast

Richard H. Kast FAIRMONT — A celebration of life service for Richard “Dick” H. Kast, 79, of Fairmont will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Christian Church of Fairmont. A private family burial will be held at a later date. Kast died Tuesday morning, Sept. 1, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Health ...

Thomas L. Larson

Thomas L. Larson LELAND — Thomas Lew Larson was born Sept. 19, 1947, in Rake, Iowa, son of Thorald and Joyce (Johnson) Larson. He grew up in Rake graduating from Rake High School in 1965. In 1965, he was drafted into the U.S. Army, served in Vietnam and was honorably discharged in ...