Obituaries

Rick A. Johnson

Rick A. Johnson FAIRMONT — Services for Rick A. Johnson, 68, of Kenseet, Iowa, formerly of Fairmont, are pending at Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Fairmont. Johnson died Friday evening, May 3, 2019.

John ‘Jack’ Silker

John ‘Jack’ Silker BAXTER — John “Jack” Silker, 88, of Baxter, Minn., passed away peacefully Tuesday evening, April 30, 2019, at his home A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, May 10, 2019, at First Congregational Church in Fairmont, Minn., with a lunch served after the ...

Lila Mae McKay

Lila Mae McKay PLYMOUTH — Lila Mae (White) McKay, 89, of Plymouth, formerly of Winnebago, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. A memorial service will be held May 18. Spencer-Owen Funeral Home of Winnebago is assisting the family with arrangements.

Gordon L. Johnson

Gordon L. Johnson FAIRMONT — A memorial service for Gordon L. Johnson, 83, of Fairmont, will be 2 p.m. May 17 at Bethel Evangelical Free Church in Fairmont. Inurnment will be in Lakeside Cemetery, Fairmont. Johnson died Thursday morning, May 2, 2019, at his home in Fairmont. Visitation ...

Elaine H. Cottew

Elaine H. Cottew FAIRMONT — Services for Elaine H. (Cyphers) Cottew, 92, of Fairmont will be held 1:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Fairmont. Burial will follow the service in Lakeside Cemetery, Fairmont. Cottew died Thursday afternoon, May 2, 2019, at her home in ...

Elaine H. Cottew

Elaine H. Cottew FAIRMONT — Services for Elaine H. Cottew, 92, of Fairmont, are pending at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Cottew died Thursday afternoon, May 2, 2019, at her home at Goldfinch Estates in Fairmont.

Gordon L. Johnson

Gordon L. Johnson FAIRMONT — Services for Gordon L. Johnson, 83, of Fairmont are pending at Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Fairmont. Johnson died Thursday morning, May 2, 2019, at his home in Fairmont.

Albert ‘Al’ F. Gerhardt

Albert ‘Al’ F. Gerhardt FAIRMONT — A funeral service for Albert “Al” F. Gerhardt, age 84, of Fairmont, Minn., will be 11 a.m. Monday, May 6, 2019, at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Fairmont. Private family interment will be in Lake Belt Cemetery, rural Ceylon, Minn. prior ...

Eileen Tomlinson

Eileen Tomlinson WINNEBAGO — Eileen Tomlinson, 97, of Winnebago, died Thursday April 25, 2019, at Heartland Senior Living-Parker Oaks in Winnebago. Graveside services were held May 1 at Riverside Cemetery in Winnebago. Spencer-Owen Funeral Home of Winnebago is in charge of ...

Leslie G. Wiborg

Leslie G. Wiborg BLUE EARTH — Memorial services for Leslie George Wiborg, 77, of Blue Earth, will be 11 a.m. Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Blue Earth. Wiborg died Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. Visitation will be one hour prior to ...

Luann Pugsley Armitage

Luann Pugsley Armitage TRACY — Funeral services for Luann Pugsley Armitage, 63, of Tracy, Minn., formerly of Fairmont, Minn., will be held 11 a.m. Friday, May 3, 2019, at Grace Lutheran Church in Fairmont. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery, Fairmont. Luann passed away Saturday morning, ...

Albert Gerhardt

Albert Gerhardt FAIRMONT — A funeral service for Albert F. Gerhardt, 84, of Fairmont will be 11 a.m. Monday at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Fairmont. A private family interment will be held prior to the service in Lake Belt Cemetery, rural Ceylon. Gerhardt died Tuesday morning, ...

LaMae Hippen

LaMae Hippen ST. JAMES — LaMae Hippen, age 86, of St. James, died Saturday, April 27, 2019, at Pleasant View Good Samaritan Society in St. James. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 4, 2019, at St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church in St. James, with Rev. Martin Lopahs ...

Gerald Peterson

Gerald Peterson HURON, S.D. — A funeral service for Gerald Peterson, 85, of Huron, S.D., will be 10 a.m. Friday at American Lutheran Church in Huron. Burial, with military honors by Huron Veterans Council, will follow at Riverside Cemetery. Peterson died Sunday, April 28, 2019, at ...

Lois Jean Mauris

Lois Jean Mauris WINNEBAGO — Lois Jean Mauris, age 87, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2019, at the Mapleton Community Home, surrounded by her children. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Friday, May 3, at Spencer-Owen Funeral Home in Winnebago, Minn. Mass of Christian Burial will be 9 a.m. ...

Kathleen Holland

Kathleen Holland ST. JAMES — Celebration of Life services for Kathleen Holland, 89, of St. James, formerly of rural Butterfield, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Zion Lutheran Church in Odin. Burial will be in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery, rural Odin. Holland died Saturday afternoon, ...

Luann Armitage

Luann Armitage TRACY — Services for Luann Armitage, 63, of Tracy, formerly of Fairmont, are pending at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. She died Saturday morning, April 27, 2019, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester. Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Fairmont is assisting ...

Greg Johnson

Greg Johnson BLUE EARTH — Greg Johnson, age 71, of Blue Earth, passed away Friday, April 26, 2019, at St. Luke’s Care Center in Blue Earth. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Patton Funeral Home in Blue Earth has been entrusted with the arrangements. Web tributes may be ...

Edith Maxine (Jones) Bateman

Edith Maxine (Jones) Bateman MANKATO — Edith Maxine (Jones) Bateman, 99, died Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Health System-Mankato. Visitation will be 1-3 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at Woodland Hills Funeral Home in Mankato, with interment following at Woodland Hills Memorial Park ...

Helen L. Reko

Helen L. Reko BLUE EARTH — A memorial service for Helen Lorraine Reko, 97, of Blue Earth will be 1:30 p.m. May 4 at Hope United Methodist Church in Blue Earth She died Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center in Blue Earth. A memorial service. Visitation will be one ...