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Obituaries

Gladys Wilde

LEWISVILLE — Gladys Andersen Wilde, age 96, of Lewisville, passed away peacefully Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, at her son’s home, surrounded by family. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 2, 2021, at Zaharia Funeral Home in Truman, Minn., with Pastor John Bennett officiating. ...

Maynard L. Bettin

FAIRMONT — A private family service for Maynard L. Bettin, age 86, of Fairmont, Minn., will be held at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Burial for Maynard, along with his wife, Margaret will follow the service in Lakeside Cemetery, Fairmont. Those wishing to view the service may do so on ...

Thomas A. Doherty

FAIRMONT — Private family services for Thomas A. Doherty, 91, of Fairmont, Minn., will be held at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Fairmont. Full military honors by Lee C. Prentice American Legion Post 36 and Martin County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1222, will follow the service at the ...

Robert Gerhardt

FAIRMONT — A private family service for Robert “Tubby” Earnest Gerhardt, 88, of Fairmont, formerly of Welcome, will be held at Grace Lutheran Church in Fairmont with military honors provided by the Welcome American Legion Post 533. Interment will be at a later date. Those wishing to view ...

Anna Mae Erichsrud

BLUE EARTH — Anna Mae (Ristau) Erichsrud, age 81, of Blue Earth, died Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, at Immanuel St. Joseph Hospital in Mankato, Minn. A private family celebration of life will be held. Anna Mae was born April 17, 1939, in Easton, Minn., to George and Mabel (Schewe) Moehring. She ...

Thomas A. Doherty

FAIRMONT — Private family services for Thomas A. Doherty, 91, of Fairmont, will be held at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Fairmont. Full military honors by Lee C. Prentice American Legion Post 36 and Martin County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1222 will follow the service at the church. ...

Robert Laird

TRUMAN — Robert Alexander Laird, age 75, of Truman, died peacefully Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, at his home. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, via Zoom. Contact St. Martin’s Episcopal Church for a Zoom invitation. Zaharia Family Funeral ...

Maynard L. Bettin

FAIRMONT — A private family service for Maynard L. Bettin, 86, of Fairmont, will be held at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Burial for Maynard, along with his wife, Margaret, will following the service in Lakeside Cemetery, Fairmont. Those wishing to view the service may do so on the ...

Marcelyn Miller

BLUE EARTH — Marcelyn “Marcy” Miller, age 79, of Blue Earth, passed away Friday, Dec. 25, 2020, at Parker Oaks in Winnebago, with her loving family by her side. A private family celebration of life will be held at a later date. Online condolences can be left at www.pattonfh.com Marcy ...

Robert E. Gerhardt

FAIRMONT — Services for Robert “Tubby” Earnest Gerhardt, 88, of Fairmont, formerly of Welcome, are pending at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Gerhardt died Monday, Dec. 28, 2020, at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne, Minn. Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service in ...

Maynard Bettin

FAIRMONT — Services for Maynard Bettin, 86, of Fairmont, are pending at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Bettin died Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, at his home in Fairmont. Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Fairmont is assisting the family with arrangements.

James Coult

SHOREVIEW — James “Jim” Coult, 86, of Shoreview, Minn., formerly of Fairmont, died Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020, due to COVID-19. No services will be held for him. Mueller-Bies Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Gary L. Mellen

FAIRMONT — Services for Gary L. Mellen, 67, of Fairmont, are pending at the Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Mellen died Friday, Dec. 25, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato. Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Fairmont is assisting the family with arrangements.

Juanita Wachal

JACKSON — Juanita Thelma Wachal, 97, of Jackson, died Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020, at the Good Samaritan Society in Windom. A private family funeral service for her will be held Dec. 28. Osterberg Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.

Maybin E. Meyers

LAKEFIELD — Maybin Evelyn Meyers, 86, of Lakefield, died Wednesday morning, Dec. 23, 2020, at Sanford Hospital in Worthington, Minn., after a valiant fight with COVID-19. Services and burial will be held at a later date. Kramer Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Richard ‘Dick’ Gibeau

CEYLON — Richard “Dick” Gibeau, 82, of Ceylon, passed away Monday, Dec. 21, 2020, at Mayo Clinic in Mankato. He requested that no service be held. A family celebration of his life will be held at a future date. He will be dearly missed by his children, Greg (Lori), Denise, Joe, Shane ...

Kenneth ‘Ken’ Scheef

FAIRMONT — Private family services for Kenneth “Ken” L. Scheef, age 85, of Fairmont, Minn., are being held at Grace Lutheran Church in Fairmont, with burial in Lakeside Cemetery, Fairmont. Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. The ...

Michael W. Small

FAIRMONT — A private family service for Michael William Small, 69, of Fairmont, Minn., will be held at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Fairmont, with burial in Calvary Cemetery, Fairmont. Those wishing to view the service may do so on the following link, ...

Ronald L. Van Heumen

CEYLON — A visitation for Ronald Lee Van Heumen, 78, of Ceylon, will be held 10-11 a.m. on Jan. 9, 2021, at Zaharia Family Funeral Home in Truman. Burial of Ronald and his wife’s cremated remains will take place in the spring of 2021 at Lake Belt Cemetery, Ceylon. Van Heumen died Tuesday, ...

Jean Heine

LEWISVILLE — Jean Grace Amanda (Clear) Heine, 83, of Lewisville, died Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, at the Madelia Community Hospital in Madelia, after a year-long health battle. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, services for Jean will be postponed until the spring of 2021, when the family can safely ...