MISCELLANEOUS OBITUARIES
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Log Cabin Democrat, Conway, Arkansas
August 23, 1963, page 1

Robert Lee Hall. 78 of the Spring Hill community near Greenbrie, died today
(August 23, 1963)
He was married December 1, 1907 to the former Grace Gately. He was born
January 2, 1885 at Greenbrier.
Survivors include his wife; four sons Earsdell W. Hall, Dewitt P. Hall and
Robert E. Hall all of Greenbrier and Edwin Lee Hall of Fort Worth, TX; two
daughters Mrs Oma Hall Love and Mrs. Ollie Hall Garrett, both of
Greenbrier, 12 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.



Log Cabin Democrat, Conway, Arkansas
January 4, 1946, page 2

Succumbing to a second paralytic stroke at 8:30 Thursday night, Mrs.
Parthenia Elizabeth Browning died in the same home in the Pleasant Valley
community six miles north of Conway in which she was born and spent the
entire 75 years of her life. The widow of J.M. (Jack) Browning, who died in
1931, she was born March 21, 1870. Her son, Socratis Browning and family
made their home with her. She is survived by one other son, Police Sgt.
Lois Browning of Little Rock; five daughters, Mrs. Luna Scott, Mrs.Autie
Burchfield, and Mrs. Ozzie Burchfield, all of Pleasant Valley, Mrs.Dove
Robinson of Wooster, and Mrs. Opal Johnson of Morganton and seven grandchildren.



Log Cabin Democrat, Conway, Arkansas
May 18, 1942, page 4

Succumbing to a heat condition from which he had suffered for three years,
Richard Clifton, 68, died at his home in the Spring Hill community this
morning. A native and lifelong resident of Faulkner county, Mr Clifton was
born September 23, 1873. He was married in December 1901 to Martha E.
Loveless, who with three sons, J.B., J.W. and Leonard Clifton all of
Greenbrier survives hime.



Log Cabin Democrat, Conway, Arkansas
July 19, 1962, page 2

Janes Alman Milam, 79 of the Gkeason community died today (July 18, 1962)
at his home..
He was born Oct. 2, 1882 at Enola, the son of the late Asberry Milam and
Polly Reynolds Milam.
Mr. Milam was married three times, the first time to Nellie Bell, the
second to Ida Morgan and the third to Gillie Rachel Elliott.
Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Gillie Milam; two daughters Mrs. Alma Fleming
and Ida Mae Ahran of Tulsa, OK; five stepsons, Irvin Hall of Altheimer'
Fred hall of Jacksonville, Oneal Hall of Califorinia, Vernalee Hall of
Lemon Grove, CA and Joe Hall of Greenbrier; two stepdaughter, Mrs. Ruby
Davenport and Mrs. Bertice Taylor, both of North Little Rock; five
grandsons 22, step grandchildren and seven step great grandchildren.



Log Cabin Democrat, Conway, Arkansas
May 31, 1998, page 4A

Oma Hall Love , 89 of Springhill, died Thursday (May 28, 1998) at Conway
Regional Medical Center.
Born Spetember 20, 1908 in Springhill, daughter of Robert Lee and Grace
Gately Hall, she was the widow of Amon Cecil Love..
Survivors include a son Dwight Love of Springhill; two daughters Edna
Lawrence of Vilonia and Mamie Love Goulet of Baxter, TN; a brother, Robert
Earl Hall of Springhill; six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.



Log Cabin Democrat, Conway, Arkansas
July 29, 1944, page 3

John Calvin Garrett, aged 71, farmer of the Spring Hill community, north of
Conway, died today at his home...
He was born in Jackson, MS, June 27, 1873 and had lived in Faulkner county
65 years.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lillie Garrett; five sons, Robert of
Holland, Darrell of Pascagoula, MS, Virgil of the Army on Indiana and J.C.
Garrett of Spring Hill; a stepson, Herman Powell of Naylor; three
daughters; Mrs. Arlie Kirby of Spring Hill; Mrs Nora Bass of Holland and
Mrs. Eunice Davis of Mustang, OK; two brothers, Ed Garrett of Spring Hill
and Charles Garrett of Greenbrier, and a stepbrother, Walter Garrett of
Oakland, CA.



Log Cabin Democrat, Conway, Arkansas
July 24, 1947, page 2
William Eugene Free, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Carrel Free of Mt. Vernon,
died at the Memorial Hospital yesterday afternoon. the child was born early
yesterday morning. Surviving are his parents, a brother, Carrel Free Jr.,
and a sister, Anna Ruth Free.


Log Cabin Democrat, Conway, Arkansas
July 24, 1947, page 2

Mrs. Maud Winfrey, aged 57, wife of W.E. Winfrey of Damascus died at her
home yesterday, Norn march.. 1897, she was a lifelong resident of Arkansas.
Also surviving are five brothers, E.O. Lovelady of Wooster, Bill Lovelady
of Damascus, John Lovelady of Morrilton and Elmer Lovelady of Bigelow and a
sister, Mrs. Lucy Davis of Winsboro,TX.



Log Cabin Democrat, Conway, Arkansas
July 24, 1947, page 2

Mrs. Roxie A. Pearson, aged 68, widow of J.L. Pearson of the Pleasant
Valley community, died Tuesday night at the Doctors' clinic here, following
an illness of a year and a half.
Sine her husband's death Mrs. Pearson had made her home with her only
daughter, Mrs. R.M. Olivaer, five miles north of Conway. She was born at
Rosebud April 8, 1879 and spent her entire life in White and Faulkner
counties..
Surviviing besides her daughter are three brothers, T.J. Davis of Monroe,
LA, H.H. Davis of Fort Grant, AZ, and L.P. Davis of Bisbee, AZ; two
sisters, Mrs. W.N. Carter and Mrs. Luther Brannon of Greenbrier, and two
grandchildren.



Log Cabin Democrat, Conway, Arkansas
September 11, 1958, page 2
James Martin Brummett, 80, retired farmer of the Spring Hill community,
died yesterday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Sims of Spring Hill.
Mr. Brummett was born June 2, 1878 in Faulkner county, a son of William
Calhoun and Lizzie Standfield(Stanphill)
Brummett...
Survivors include his wife, two sons, Ishmael Brummet of North Little Rock
and Otis Brummett of Spring Hill, seven grandchildren and three great
grandchildren.


Log Cabin Democrat, Conway, Arkansas
March 30, 1967, page 2

Aaron A. Milam, 93, a retired farmer of Rt. 2, Greenbrier died Tuesday
(March 28, 1967) at Memorial Hospital.
A native of Pontotoc County, MS, Mr. Milam was born September 24, 1873, a
son of W.A. Milam and Mary Nixon Milam...Surviving are two sons, E.R. Milam
and E. J. Milam, both of Conway; two daughters, Mrs.. Clarice Wilcox of
Greenbrier and Mrs. John Brannon of Paducah, KY, 16 grandchildren, 31
great-grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren.



Log Cabin Democrat, Conway, Arkansas
October 22, 1934, page 2

Mrs. Nola King, aged 62, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Clem Stone,
one mile west of Conway on Hwy 64, yesterday... She was born in the Wooster
community Febraury 10, 1872 and spent her lifetime in Faulkner county.
Surviving relatives are her mother, Mrs. S.F. Davenport of Conway; one
daughter, Mrs. Stone; one brother Santie Davenport of Conway, and six
sisters, Miss Franki Davenport and Mrs.J.A. Hutto of Conway; Mrs. Willie
Chapman of Tulsa, OK; Mrs.Emma Allen of Little Rock; Mrs.Minnie Gassaway of
North Little Rock and Mrs. Charlsie Griggs of El Paso, TX.



Log Cabin Democrat, Conway, Arkansas
July 9, 1969, page 10

Mrs. Bessie Hutto, 88, of 812 North St., Little Rock, died Tuesday (July 8,
1969) at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Marie Craft, in Little Rock.
Mrs. Hutto, widow of J.A. Hutto, Faulkner County judge from 1932 to 1936,
was a daughter of Sanford F. and Susan Pearson Davenport, She was born at
Wooster, Feb. 14, 1881.
Other survivors include four sons, Morton Hutto of Conway, Wilson Hutto of
Tulsa, OK, Joseph Hutto of Forrest City and Jess Hutto of Chula, CA; two
sisters, Miss Frankie Davenport of Conwy and Mrs. J.D. Gassaay of North
Little Rock; 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.



Log Cabin Democrat, Conway, AR
December 20, 1928, page 6

Mrs. Mattie Davenport Moore, aged 79, widow of James B, Moore, who was for
many years a prominent merchant at Greenbrier and Conway and mother of W.E.
and J.O. Moore of Conway, died Friday at the home of her daughter, Mrs.
Lilla Raper of Coweta, OK...
Mrs. Moore was born in Alabama, October 24, 1849 and came with her parents
to this county at an early age. She lived at Greenbrier and at Conway for
more than 50 years, but for the past 10 years has made her home with her
daughter in Oklahoma. Besides the two sons here and Mrs. Raper, Mrs. Moore
is survived by one other daughter, Mrs Della Hines of Booneville.



Log Cabin Democrat, Conway, Arkansas
April 25, 1929, page 7
William M. Lea,a aged 72 died... at the home of his daughter, Mrs.C.J.
Erbacher, and Mr. Erbacher, 208 North Center, after an illness of heart
disease... He was a native of Mississippi, but came to Arkansas with his
parents at the age of 10 years and resided in Faulkner county ever since...
Mr. Lea is survived by one son, James Lea of North Little Rock, one
daughter, Mrs. Erbacher , and four grandchildren...


West Central Tribune, Wilmar, MN
William A. Lindquist

Jan. 3, 1905 - Nov. 28, 1999

DAWSON - William A. Lindquist, 94, of Dawson, died Sunday at Johnson Memorial Home in Dawson.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Johnson Memorial Home Chapel in Dawson with the Rev. Paul Christopher officiating. Burial will be in Providence Valley Lutheran Cemetery in rural Dawson.

Visitation will be 2 to 5 p.m. today at Hanson & Dahl Funeral Home in Dawson, and one hour prior to services at the chapel.

He was born Jan. 3, 1905, in Cerro Gordo Township, to John and Anna (Olson) Lindquist. He farmed until retiring in 1962, and then was employed by a lumber yard and worked for area farmers for a time.

He married Carrie Fleming in 1976. He moved to Johnson Memorial Home in December 1995.

He was a member of Lac qui Parle County Horticultural Society, receiving their Eldred Buer Memorial Award in 1991. He was a member of Providence Valley Lutheran Church, served on the church board, sang in the choir more than 40 years and was cemetery caretaker. He led the Lindquist Group and played in the Providence Band. Later he was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Dawson.

He is survived by his step-children Betty (and Wallace) Pippitt of Nampa, Idaho, Dorothy Fleming of Spicer; four stepgrandchildren; seven stepgreat-grandchildren; three sisters-in-law, Grace Lindquist of Dawson, Ruth Wheeler of Rochester, Gertrude Barber of Pepin, Wis.; brother-in-law Richard (and Marian) Jahnke of Pepin; and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife on June 9, 1997, half-brother, twin brother, and stepson James Fleming.

Norena S. Kaldahl

March 20, 1901 - Nov. 28, 1999

GLENWOOD - Norena Sophia Kaldahl, 98, of Glenwood, died Sunday at Lakeview Good Samaritan Center in Glenwood.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Glenwood Lutheran Church with the Rev. James Gronewold officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hoplin Funeral Chapel, and one hour prior to services.

She was born March 20, 1901, in Lake City, to Harry and Sophia (Pruter) Dankers. She attended Glenwood Public Schools. She was employed by Glenwood Telephone Company.

On Oct. 12, 1925, she married Oliver "Tuddy" Kaldahl in Glenwood. They owned and operated Lakeside Ballroom, and she operated Kaldahl's Resort. They sold the ballroom in 1975 and the resort in 1979.

She was a past matron of Minnewaska Chapter of OES.

She is survived by her son Oliver D. (and Shirley) Kaldahl of Prior Lake; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sisters Lucille Riley of Glenwood, Cecile Cassel of Glenwood, Grace Sperry of San Diego, Katherine Billehus of Missoula, Mont., Dolores Dankers of Glenwood; and son-in-law Guy A. Hollenbeck of Rio Verde, Ariz.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband on Feb. 17, 1993, daughter Jeanne, and three brothers.

Maurice L. Bang

Dec. 8, 1917 - Nov. 24, 1999

ALEXANDRIA - Maurice Lowell Bang, 81, of Alexandria, died Wednesday at Douglas County Hospital.

The funeral was held Monday at First Lutheran Church in Alexandria with the Rev. Kathryn Rothman and the Rev. Michael Bang officiating. Burial was in Benson City Cemetery.

Arrangements were with Anderson Funeral Home of Alexandria.

He was born Dec. 8, 1917, in Chippewa County, to Alfred and Nellie (Anderson) Bang. He attended rural schools.

On April 12, 1944, he married Arlene Ahrndt in Benson. They farmed in the Maynard area 25 years, then moved to Montevideo where he was employed by Cenex and drove school bus. They retired to Alexandria in 1989.

He was a member of Montevideo Chorus and Barber Shop Quartet.

He is survived by his wife; sons, the Rev. Michael (and Vicki) Bang of Sioux Falls, S.D., Scott (and Jenny) Bang of Stillwater; daughters, Bonnie Turner (and fiancÈe Dan O'Brien) of Alexandria, Beverly (and Jim) Roseen of Eden Prairie; brothers, Sonny Bang of Montevideo, Arnold Bang of Cokato; sister Leone Olson of Willmar; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, one in infancy.

Donald J. Johnson

May 3, 1926 - Nov. 27, 1999

LITCHFIELD - Donald Johnnie Johnson, 73, of Litchfield, died Saturday at his home.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at First Lutheran Church in Litchfield with the Rev. Thor Skeie and the Rev. Daniel Buendorf officiating. Burial will be in Ripley Cemetery in Litchfield with Honor Color Guard and Rifle Squad military rites by Admiral Benson VFW Post 2818 of Litchfield.

Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. today at Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel.

He was born May 3, 1926, in Litchfield, to John Adolph and Ruth Stella (Danielson) Johnson. He was a 1944 graduate of Litchfield High School and served in the U.S. Army from 1944-46 in Japan with the occupation forces.

On Dec. 5, 1953, he married Eunice Nelson in Litchfield. They lived in Litchfield, moving to Darwin Township in 1958. He was employed as a farmer and by First District Association of Litchfield 2for 5 years until retirement.

He was a member of Beckville Lutheran Church, First Lutheran Church in Litchfield, and All Saints Lutheran Church of Darwin, serving on church council. He was a member of Admiral Benson VFW Post.

He is survived by his wife; children Karen Johnson of Hutchinson, Kristine (and Kevin) Midtling of Litchfield, Steven (and Peggy) Johnson of Hutchinson, Dennis (and Judy) Johnson of Owatonna; six grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and sister Delores (and Einar) Lundin of Litchfield.

Lester T. Weiland

Feb. 21, 1922 - Nov. 27, 1999

WILLMAR - Lester T. Weiland, 77, of Willmar, died Saturday in Mission, Texas.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Evangelical Free Church in Willmar with the Rev. David Hannig, the Rev. Bailey Anderson and the Rev. Todd Olson officiating. Private family burial will be prior to services.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Peterson Brothers Funeral Home, and one hour prior to services at the church.

He was born Feb. 21, 1922, in Bristow, Iowa, to Henry and Nettie (Janssen) Weiland. He attended schools in Bristow, Raymond and Kerkhoven.

On Sept. 25, 1942, he married Evelyn Bauman. They farmed in Woods Township, moving to Willmar in 1980.

He was a member of Evangelical Free Church of Willmar.

He is survived by his children Richard Weiland of Minneapolis, Bonnie (and Steve) Craig of Anoka, Edward (and Mary Ann) Weiland of Kerkhoven; five grandchildren; sister Eileen (and Gene) Denton of Atwater; sister-in-law Francis (and Mrs. Harold) Weiland of Atwater; and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his wife in 1998, parents and one brother.

Jewel E. Hanson

March 8, 1920 - Nov. 22, 1999

KENNEWICK, Wash. - Jewel E. Hanson, 79, of Kennewick, Wash., formerly of Svea, died Nov. 22 at Hospice House in Kennewick after an extended battle with cancer.

A graveside service was held Saturday at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Richland, Wash., with memorial service following. Memorials to Richland Lutheran Church or Tri-Cities Chaplaincy Hospice House, both in Kennewick, are preferred.

Arrangements were with Einan's Funeral Home of Richland (509-943-1114).

She was born March 8, 1920, in Svea, to James and Ettie Matson. She was a 1937 graduate of Willmar High School, and a 1939 graduate of St. Cloud State Teacher's College, and taught school at Svea from 1939 to 1943 and 1944 to 1946.

On June 13, 1943, she married Gordon L. Hanson in Willmar. She was employed by Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and by the FBI at the University of Minnesota. They moved to the Tri-Cities in Washington in 1948, living in Richland.

They were members of Richland Lutheran Church where she taught Sunday School, served as RLCW Guild president, and as treasurer of Mid Columbia Conference of ALCW. She was a member of Sham-Na-Pum Women's Golf Organization, and employed as a substitute teacher by Richland School District for 18 years.

She is survived by her husband; sons Gregor Hanson, Todd (and Lori) Hanson; daughter-in-law Patti Hanson; brothers Dr. Wesley (and Doris) Matson of Minneapolis, the Rev. John (and Marion) Matson of Bloomington; sisters-in-law Carol Matson of Willmar, Hazel Holt of Alexandria, Evelyn Geithman of Elk River, Vera Jensen of Coon Rapids; three grandsons; and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers.

Marvin O. Severson

May 21, 1914 - Nov. 26, 1999

GRANITE FALLS - Marvin Orville Severson, 85, of Granite Falls, died Friday at Granite Falls Manor.

The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at United Church of Christ in Granite Falls with the Rev. Betsy Tobak officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery in Granite Falls.

Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. Arrangements are with Wing-Bain Funeral Home of Granite Falls.

He was born May 21, 1914, in Granite Falls Township, Yellow Medicine County, to Sever and Anna (Jeseritz) Severson. He attended Hanley Falls school. He farmed all his life. On Nov. 15, 1980, he married Martha (Nordang) Abernathy in Granite Falls.

He is survived by his wife; brother Arvid (and Betty) Severson of Clarkfield; and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.

Oscar C. Bourne

Feb. 16, 1914 - Nov. 28, 1999

MONTEVIDEO - Oscar Clarence Bourne, 85, of Montevideo, died Sunday at Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital.

The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in rural Watson with the Rev. Larry Olson officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m., with a 7:30 p.m. prayer service, today at Salem Lutheran Church in Montevideo. Arrangements are with Anderson Funeral Home in Montevideo.

He was born Feb. 16, 1914, in Montevideo, to Oscar and Clara (Lund) Bourne Sr. He attended rural schools.

On Sept. 14, 1952, he married Esther Buchholz in Montevideo. They farmed in Rosewood Township, moving to Montevideo in 1990. He sold insurance more than 25 years.

He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church serving in its choir, as Sunday School teacher and superintendent, as a deacon and on the governing board. He was a member of Montevideo Male Chorus.

He is survived by his wife; daughters Cynthia (and Allen) Boehlke of Mankato, Colleen (and James) Hirman of Elk River; three grandchildren; sisters Violet Cordingley of Clara City, Adeline Loberg of Willmar; and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and two sisters.

Claryce L. Lund
Dec. 31, 1908 - Nov. 20, 1999
GLENWOOD - Claryce L. Lund, 79, of Glenwood, died Nov. 20 at Glenwood Retirement Village in Glenwood.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. today at All Saints Chapel in Glenwood Retirement Village with the Rev. James Gronewold officiating. Burial will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Arrangements are with Hoplin Funeral Chapel of Glenwood.
She was born Dec. 31, 1908, in Starbuck, to Casper and Marie (Olsen) Hegg. She attended Glenwood High School, living with the Perkins family to be near the school. During World War II she was employed in Kansas, building B-29 bombers.
On Dec. 31, 1948, she married James Lund in Minneapolis. They lived in Washington, D.C., where she was employed by a family and also as proofreader by a publishing firm. They retired to Lake Cowdry in the Alexandria area in 1973. She moved to Alexandria and then Parkview Court in Glenwood.
She is survived by her son Gary (and Cheryl) of Bakersfield, Calif.; two grandchildren; sister Jeanette Chan of St. Paul; brother Casper (and Shirley) M. Hegg Jr.; brother-in-law Roland McCrory of Glenwood; and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband in 1989, one brother and one sister.

Dennis L. Hoverson
Feb. 20, 1941 - Nov. 29, 1999
BENSON - Dennis LeVern Hoverson, 58, of Benson, died Monday at Swift County-Benson Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Our Redeemer's Lutheran Church in Benson with the Rev. Roger Olness officiating. Burial will be in the Benson City Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. today at Jacobson-Zniewski Funeral Home in Benson, and one hour prior to services at the church.
He was born Feb. 20, 1941, in Benson, to Jerold Willard and Beatrice Corrin (Syverson) Hoverson. He was a 1959 graduate of Benson High School. He lived in Benson and was employed by D&H Trucking and by Quinn's Incorporated.
He is survived by his mother of Benson; sister Deborah (and David) Anderson of Minneapolis; and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his father.

Marguret C. Hansen
Jan. 17, 1920 - Nov. 26, 1999
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Marguret Cecila Hansen, 79, of Grand Junction, Colo., formerly of Willmar, died Friday in Grand Junction.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church in Grand Junction with the Rev. William Young officiating. Graveside services will be held at a later date in Tekamah, Neb.
Memorials to First Presbyterian Youth Ministers in Grand Junction are preferred. Cards may be sent to Richard Hansen, 4200 B. Road., Crawford, Colo. 81415.
She was born Jan. 17, 1920, in Tekamah, Neb., to Almon C. and Anna Badje Welch. She was a 1937 graduate of Tekamah High School.
On Jan. 17, 1938, she married Clyde Hansen in Atlantic, Iowa. They began farming near Willmar in 1957. In 1968, they sold the farm and moved to Eagle Lake. She was employed by Kandiyohi County, and Clyde was employed by Willmar State Hospital.
They moved to Grand Junction in 1983, where she was a member of Senior Striders, Rocky Mountain Roamers and Presbyterian Ladies Group.
She is survived by her husband; son Richard (and Susan) Hansen of Crawford; two granddaughters; two stepgrandsons; three great-grandchildren; and sister Minnie Tucker of Tulsa, Okla.
She was preceded in death by her parents.

Patrick P. Malvin
Jan. 28, 1931 - Nov. 29, 1999
BLOMKEST - Patrick Peter Malvin, 68, of Blomkest, died Monday at Regions Hospital in St. Paul from injuries received in a farming accident.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Willmar with the Rev. Joe Steinbeisser officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m., with a 7:30 p.m. parish prayer service, today at Peterson Brothers Funeral Home in Willmar.
He was born Jan. 28, 1931, in Winnebago, to Clifford D. and Elizabeth E. (McDermott) Malvin. He attended Blomkest school.
On Nov. 23, 1951, he married Patricia Ann Sletten in Willmar. They farmed near Blomkest, retiring in 1987. He was then employed by Southern Minnesota Sugar Beet Company of Renville and by other agriculture-related businesses.
He is survived by his wife; children Vicki Malvin of Willmar, Barb Wold of Sacred Heart, Tim (and Peggy) Malvin of Lake Lillian, Shawn (and Lori) Malvin of Danube, Cathy (and Larry) Larson of Echo, Robin (and Carl) Stegeman of Hutchinson, Mark (and Kristi) Malvin of Raymond, Michelle Malvin of New London, Sara (and Murray) Peterson of Sacred Heart; 23 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother Jerome (and Johanna) Malvin of Blomkest; sisters Evelyn Hansen of Robbinsdale, Joyce Ann Malvin of Willmar; and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and an infant son.

Roger A. Glenz
Feb. 12, 1931 - Nov. 29, 1999
PAYNESVILLE - Roger Arvid Glenz, 68, of Paynesville, died Monday at St. Cloud Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Grace United Methodist Church in Paynesville with the Rev. Ric Koehn officiating. Burial will be in Grove Cemetery in rural Paynesville.
Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. today at Johnson Funeral Home in Paynesville, and one hour prior to services at the church.
He was born Feb. 12, 1931, in Roseville Township, to Emmett and Alice (Stoltenow) Glenz. He was a 1948 graduate of Paynesville High School.
On April 21, 1951, he married Darleen Olson in Paynesville, where they farmed 30 years. He also was employed by Paynesville Co-op Creamery, and as a rural mail carrier by Paynesville Post Office, retiring this past June.
He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Paynesville Lions Club, past member of Paynesville Sportsmen's Club, member of Grove Cemetery Board, and a firearms training instructor.
He is survived by his wife; sons Ric (and Michelle) of Spicer, Ray (and Sharon) of Paynesville, Brad (and Debbie) of Paynesville; daughters Jody Gronseth of Montevideo, Geri (and Steve) Horn of Montevideo, Tami (and Troy) Shanks of Quartz Hill, Calif., Trudi (and Chip) Louden of Columbia, S.C.; 25 grandchildren; brother Hilary Glenz of Onamia; sister Goldie Roberson of Jacksonville, Ore.; brother-in-law Harold Manz of Paynesville; and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.

Howard R. Payne
July 30, 1916 - Nov. 27, 1999
WILLMAR - Howard Raymond Payne, 83, of Willmar, died Saturday at Rice Memorial Hospital.
The funeral service was Tuesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Willmar with the Rev. Joe Steinbeisser officiating. Burial was in St. Bridget's Catholic Cemetery in DeGraff.
Arrangements were with Harvey Anderson Funeral Home of Willmar.
He was born July 30, 1916, in Grace Township, Chippewa County, to George W. and Margaret (Cronen) Payne. He attended school in Grace Township and graduated from Morris Ag School in 1932.
He married Blanche Catherine Commorford on Jan. 20, 1938, at Murdock. They farmed with his family for a number of years. He served as county assessor of Grace Township. In 1970, they moved to Osseo where he operated a Ben Franklin store. In 1974, they moved to Sturgeon Lake where he worked as an accountant. Blanche died on Jan. 19, 1978.
On Dec. 15, 1979, he married Luella (Krattenmaker) Guse in Willmar. They lived in Willmar and spent winters at Heritage Square Mobile Home Park in Mission, Texas.
He was active with the recreational activities and helped with business decision for the mobile home park. He had been active with the Grace Pathfinders 4-H Club and the Senior Citizens in Willmar.
He is survived by his wife; children Shirley (and Robert) Olson of Oronoco, Barbara (and Richard) Cramlet of Delafield, Wis., George (and Kathleen) Payne of Onamia, David (and Jean) Payne of Brooklyn Park, Patricia (and Frank) Desteno of Columbia Heights, Randall (and Laura) Payne of Manitou Springs, Colo., Mark Payne of Minneapolis, Pamela (and Ronald) Dyson of Brainerd, Mary Beth Payne of Brainerd; stepsons Richard (and Lynn) Guse of Pennock and Larry (and Ellen) Guse of Orlando, Fla.; 21 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and one sister, Marcella (and Warren) Commorford of Benson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, daughter Mary and one brother.

Mathilda 'Tillie' Eiler
March 9, 1902 - Nov. 30, 1999
BIRD ISLAND - Mathilda A. "Tillie" Eiler, 97, of Bird Island, died Tuesday at the Bethesda Pleasant View Nursing Home in Willmar.
The funeral is at 1:15 p.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Bird Island with the Rev. Phil Schotzko officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today with a prayer service at 6 p.m., and from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at Dirks-Blem Funeral Home in Bird Island.
She was born March 9, 1902, in Kalisck, Germany, to Aloysius and Martha (Kreft) Piepiorka. She immigrated to the United States in 1922 with her older sister, Anna, and worked at different jobs in Fond du Lac and Ellsworth, Wis., and St. Paul before moving to Bird Island in 1931.
She married John H. Eiler on Oct. 25, 1932, in Bird Island, and they farmed on the family farm until 1964, when they retired and moved into Bird Island. She moved into the Olivia Healthcare Center in May 1996 and to Pleasant View Nursing Home in Willmar on Sept. 9, 1999.
She was active in St. Mary's Altar Society, the Senior Citizens Club and was a member of the Bird Island Senior Citizen Singers, "The Songbirds."
She is survived by her children Bob (and Vivian) Eiler of Bird Island, Dick (and Norma) Eiler of Bird Island, Elaine (and Frank) Lindell of Cold Spring, Dorothy (and Roger) Lippert of Willmar and Florence (and Merton) Gustad of New Ulm; 27 grandchildren and 33 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John, in 1972; daughter-in-law Lucille; three sisters and three brothers.

Evald J. Peterson
May 5, 1916 - Nov. 28, 1999
ALEXANDRIA - Evald J. Peterson, 83, of Alexandria, formerly of Farwell, died Sunday at his home.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Norunga Lutheran Church in Lowry with the Rev. Alden Backman officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. today at Hoplin Funeral Chapel, and one hour prior to services at the church.
He was born May 5, 1916, in Ben Wade Township, near Farwell, to Herman and Emma (Erickson) Peterson.
On Nov. 15, 1947, he married Adeline Anderson in Lowry. They farmed all their life, moving to Alexandria in 1976. He was employed by Knute Nelson Home and Washington Federal Bank.
He was a member of Norunga Lutheran Church.
He is survived by his son Steven of St. Paul; daughter Julene of Alexandria; brother Arthur of Alexandria; and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.

Sarah 'Sally' Danter
Jan. 5, 1913 - Nov. 29, 1999
GLENWOOD - Sarah Marguerite "Sally" Danter, 86, of Glenwood, died Monday at Lakeview Good Samaritan Center.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Glenwood United Parish with the Rev. Greg Kappahan officiating. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. today at Hoplin Funeral Chapel, and one hour prior to services.
She was born Jan. 5, 1913, in Reno Township, Pope County, to Isabelle Caroline Andrew and George Henry Blair. She was a 1933 graduate of Glenwood High School.
On Sept. 15, 1937, she married Jay Sheridan Danter in Parkers Prairie and they lived in Glenwood. They moved to Long Beach, Calif., during World War II, returning to Glenwood in 1946. She was employed by Bob's Food Market until retirement.
She was active in Glenwood Senior Citizens Center and its board.
She is survived by her children Jay Jr. (and Janice) Danter of Jacksonville, Fla., Dean (and Gloria) Danter of Glenwood, Dale (and Marlene) Danter of Alexandria, Nancy (and Tim) Connor of Alexandria; 12 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

Howard R. Handahl
Nov. 16, 1911 - Nov. 30, 1999
FARIBAULT - Howard R. Handahl, 88, of Faribault, died Tuesday at District One Hospital in Faribault.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at First English Lutheran Church in Faribault. Burial will be in Maple Lawn Cemetery in Faribault.
Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. today at Boldt Funeral Home of Faribault (800-657-7095), and one hour prior to services.
He is survived by his wife; five children including Allan (and Jan) Handahl of Danube; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and one brother.

Robert J. Weir
Feb. 11, 1923 - Nov. 30, 1999
RICHFIELD - Robert J. Weir, 76, of Richfield, died Tuesday.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Church of St. Peter, 6730 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis. Private burial will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. Arrangements are with Morris Nilsen Chapel of Richfield (612-869-3226).
He is survived by his wife, one son, one daughter, and sister Kathleen (and Leo) Pirsch of Willmar.
He was preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.

Lorena A.E. Hamann
April 30, 1923 - Nov. 30, 1999
SUNBURG - Lorena Anna Elsie Hamann, 76, of Sunburg, died Tuesday at Bethesda Heritage Center.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Redeemer Lutheran Church with the Rev. Steven Bielenberg officiating. Burial will be in Cloverleaf Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. today at Peterson Brothers Funeral Home, and one hour prior to services at the church.
She was born April 30, 1923, in Vernon Township, Grant County, S.D., to Paul and Margretta (Goetsch) Longhenry. She grew up in the Bellingham and Rosen areas and attended rural school.
In 1944, she married Frank A. Hamann. They farmed near Ortonville, Graceville and Revillo, S.D. They retired from farming in 1975 and moved to West Norway Lake.
She is survived by her husband; sons Ronald (and Gen) Hamann of Hastings, Donald (and Mary) Hamann of Hastings, Dale (and Lori) Hamann of St. Paul; daughters Geraldine (and Ronald) Swan of Kerkhoven, Donna (and Earl) Longhenry of Red Wing; 15 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters Leona Anderson of Madison, Elvera Schneider of St. Paul; and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and one sister.

Elaine I. Hess
Nov. 18, 1936 - Dec. 1, 1999
LAKE HENRY - Elaine I. Hess, 63, of Lake Henry, died Wednesday at Paynesville Area Hospital in Paynesville.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Margaret's Catholic Church in Lake Henry with the Rev. Leo Leisen officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, with 4:30 p.m. St. Margaret's Rosary Society and St. Anne's Christian Women prayers, 8 p.m. parish prayers, and 8:30 p.m. Knights of Columbus Council 3820, at Daniel-Anderson Funeral Home in Paynesville.
She was born Nov. 18, 1936, in Sauk Rapids, to Otto and Louise (Lezer) Abraham.
On May 3, 1958, she married Floyd E. Hess in Sauk Rapids. They lived in Minneapolis, where she was employed as a telephone operator, moving to Regal in 1960. They moved to Lake Henry, where they owned and operated Hess Store and Oil Company from 1968 to 1991, and she was employed part-time by Sportsmen's Den of Lake Henry.
She was a member of St. Anne's Christian Women, St. Margaret's Rosary Society, Lake Henry American Legion Auxiliary and St. Margaret's Catholic Church.
She is survived by her husband; children Cindy Hess of Lake Henry, David (and Barb) Hess of Lake Henry, Brenda (and Rick) Terres of Spring Hill, Dale (and Linda) Hess of Paynesville; nine grandchildren; brothers LeRoy Abraham of St. Stephen, Lloyd Abraham of Sauk Rapids, Gary Abraham of Blaine, Gene Abraham of Sauk Rapids; and sister Lou Ann Moen of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, and one brother.

Audrey J. Larson
Sept. 1, 1904 - Dec. 2, 1999
NEW LONDON - Audrey Jeanette Larson, 95, of New London, died Thursday at Glen Oaks Care Center in New London.
Memorial services will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Crossroads Community United Methodist Church in rural Spicer with the Rev. Perry Wieland officiating. Burial will be in Lebanon Cemetery in New London.
There will be no visitation. Arrangements are with Johnson Funeral Home of New London.
She was born Sept. 1, 1904, in Tenney, to John and Helen Polifka.
On Sept. 28, 1930, she married Adolph N. Larson. They owned and operated a general store in Tenney. They moved to Glenwood in 1948. She was employed by Corner Drug Store in Glenwood 34 years, retiring in 1984. She moved into Glen Oaks Personal Care Units in 1991 and into the nursing home's care center in 1996.
She is survived by her sister Myrtle Edner of Garden Grove, Calif.; daughter Helen Jo (and Earl) Leaf of New London; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband on April 6, 1967, two brothers, one sister, and stepsons Andrew Larson and Ralph Larson.

Carroll L. Hellerud
SUNBURG - Carroll L. Hellerud, 69, of Sunburg, died Tuesday.
A memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hope Lutheran Church in Sunburg. Memorials are preferred.
He was born in Sunburg to Eldred and Emil Hellerud, and raised in that area.
He is survived by his daughters Connee, Debbie and son Stevan.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.

Charlotte M. Kunze
March 28, 1924 - Dec. 1, 1999
MONTEVIDEO - Charlotte Mae Kunze, 75, of Montevideo, died Wednesday at Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Montevideo with the Rev. Warren Broughton officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation will be today with the family from 6 to 8 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Montevideo.
She was born March 28, 1924, in Baxter Township, Lac qui Parle County, to Ingebret and Mina (Erickson) Larson. She was a graduate of Dawson High School. On March 8, 1947, she married Robert Kunze in Montevideo, where they lived.
She was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church and VFW Auxiliary.
She is survived by her daughters Laurie (and Steve) Kittelson of Hopkins, Karen (and John) Grimes of Montevideo; four grandchildren; daughter-in-law Rosella Kunze of Golden Valley; and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband in 1989, son Mark Kunze, and one brother.

Darold L. Wilke
Jan. 13, 1932 - Nov. 25, 1999
ST. PAUL - Darold L. Wilke, 67, of St. Paul, formerly of Murdock, died Nov. 25.
Funeral services were held Monday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Inver Grove Heights. Burial was in Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
He was born Jan. 13, 1932, in Murdock, to Boyd and Gladys Wilke. He was a graduate of Murdock High School and served in the U.S. Army in Germany.
He married Marge Kiesling in Murdock. He was employed as a pilot and flew jet aircraft for several corporations.
He is survived by his wife; daughters Terry Ann, Suzie, Mary Jane; son Steven; brothers Donald (and Molly) Wilke of Murdock, Craig (and Cheryl) Wilke of Park Rapids; and sisters Wanda (and Walter) Gilbertson of Litchfield, Peggy (and John) Williams of Excelsior, and Georgia (and Dennis) Doering of Kerkhoven.
He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant sister.

Gertrude Bratsch
Aug. 19, 1905 - Dec. 1, 1999
RENVILLE - Gertrude Bratsch, 94, of Renville, died Wednesday at RenVilla Nursing Home.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Renville with the Rev. John Melke officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Renville.
Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m., with 7 p.m. prayer service, today at Dirks-Blem Funeral Home in Renville, and one hour prior to services at the church.
She was born Aug. 19, 1905, near Renville, to August and Anna (Schmidt) Lankenau. Her family moved to Shell Lake, Wis.
On March 19, 1927, she married Herbert Bratsch in Shell Lake. They returned to the Renville area, where they farmed in Emmett Township. In 1961, they retired into Renville.
She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church and its Ladies Aid.
She is survived by her sons Irving (and Darlene) of Lake Lillian, Orvel (and Janet) of Renville; daughter Delores (and James) Lindahl of Renville; seven grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one grandson, three brothers and two sisters.

Rosa J. Hemmesch
Sept. 23, 1916 - Dec. 1, 1999
COLD SPRING - Rosa J. Hemmesch, 83, of Cold Spring, formerly of Lake Henry, died Wednesday at Assumption Home in Cold Spring.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Margaret's Catholic Church in Lake Henry with the Rev. Leo Leisen officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be 4 to 8:30 p.m., with a 4:30 p.m. St. Anne's Christian Women prayers and Tel-Star 4-H Club, and 8 p.m. parish prayers, Sunday at Daniel-Anderson Funeral Home in Paynesville, and one hour prior to services at the church.
She was born Sept. 23, 1916, in Richmond, to Joseph and Katie (Stang) Schlangen.
On May 10, 1938, she married Bernard Hemmesch in Richmond. They farmed in the Lake Henry area. She moved to John Paul Apartments in Cold Spring in 1994.
She was a member of St. Anne's Christian Women and St. Margaret's Catholic Church in Lake Henry.
She is survived by her husband; children Crescentia (and Cliff) Sandlund of St. Cloud, Eugene (and Gladys) of Paynesville, Magdalen (and Donald) Rausch of St. Martin, Marina Hemmesch (and Gus Wackwitz) of Cold Spring; daughter-in-law Geri Hemmesch of Owatonna; 15 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and siblings Elsie (and Tony) Dingman of St. Joseph, Miranda (and Andrew) Lauer of St. Cloud, Bertha (and Roman) Braegelman of Cold Spring, AnnaMae (and Herman) Fleischhacker of St. Anthony, Gregor (and Rita) Schlangen of St. Cloud, Marcus (and Florina) Schlangen of St. Cloud, and Daniel (and Nita) Schlangen of Paynesville.
She was preceded in death by her parents, son Merwyn, one grandson and two brothers.

Luverne Mulder
CHANDLER, Ariz. - Luverne Mulder, of Chandler, Ariz., formerly of the Raymond-Prinsburg area, died Nov. 17 at his home in Chandler.
He was born and raised in the Raymond-Prinsburg area. He attended Minneapolis Business College and was employed as a bookkeeper by International Harvester of St. Paul. He returned to Raymond where he was employed by a Ford auto and machinery business, and then by the U.S. Postal Service, retiring after 30 years.
He was a member of United Methodist Church of Alexandria and attended Sun Lakes Methodist Church in Arizona.
Cards may be sent to Arlie Mulder, 1831 E. Indian Wells Dr., Chandler, Ariz. 85249.
He is survived by his wife Arlie; children Ross (and Marilyn) of St. Peters, Mo., Maureen (and Jeff) Even of Denver, Colo.; three grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; sister Betty Goeman of Clara City; and other relatives.

Eldora Wallin
Feb. 12, 1932 - Dec. 5, 1999
BROOTEN - Eldora Wallin, 67, of Brooten, died Saturday at Belgrade Nursing Home in Belgrade.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Brooten with the Rev. Rebecca Sogge officiating. Burial will be in Spicer City Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Johnson Funeral Home in Belgrade, and one hour prior to services at the church.
She was born Feb. 12, 1932, near Sunburg, to Melvin and Alma (Spaanum) Evenson. She attended country school.
On Oct. 14, 1952, she married Kenneth Wallin in Lead, S.D. They lived in Lead, moving to Brooten in 1963.
She is survived by her husband; daughter Nancy (and Michael) Baker of Brooten; two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; sisters Blanche (and Roger) Larsen of New London, Delores (and Carroll) Hagen of Racine, Wis., Phyliss (and Larry) Isaak of Deadwood, S.D.; brothers Donald (and Donna) Evenson of Belgrade, Jim (and Eileen) Evenson of Wabasha: and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and two brothers.

Bernice M.L. Kummer
June 10, 1919 - Dec. 4, 1999
SAUK CENTRE - Bernice Menora Loraine Kummer, 80, of Sauk Centre, formerly of Belgrade and Brooten, died Saturday at St. Michael's Nursing Home in Sauk Centre.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Lutheran Church in Sauk Centre. Burial will be in Unity Cemetery in Getty Township, rural Sauk Centre.
There will be no visitation. Arrangements are with Benson Funeral Home of St. Cloud (320-252-3132).
She was born June 10, 1919, in Lake George Township, Belgrade, to Bernhard and Marie (Herbrandson) Thostenson.
On June 10, 1950, she married Lester Kummer in Brooten. They lived in Getty Township, moving to Sauk Centre in 1970. She moved to St. Michael's Nursing Home June 30, 1990.
She is survived by many relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husband on June 23, three brothers, and four sisters.

Rose E. Johnson
May 28, 1909 - Dec. 4, 1999
KERKHOVEN - Rose E. Johnson, 90, of Kerkhoven died Saturday at her home.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Salem Covenant Church in rural Pennock with the Rev. Lloyd Melvie officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Harvey Anderson Kerkhoven Funeral Home, and one hour prior to services at the church.
She was born May 28, 1909, in Arctander Township, Kandiyohi County, to John and Bertha (Holmberg) Peterson. She attended District 54 School and was a 1927 graduate of West Central School of Agriculture, University of Minnesota-Morris.
On March 28, 1936, she married Kenton Johnson in Pennock. They farmed, moving to Kerkhoven in 1968.
She was a member of Salem Covenant Church and active in Ladies Circle.
She is survived by her children Ardell (and Katie) of Kerkhoven, Jerry (and Lana) of Litchfield, Margaret (and Bruce) Brown of Minneapolis; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, three brothers and three sisters.

Vernon L. Erickson
March 28, 1917 - Dec. 5, 1999
MONTEVIDEO - Vernon Leroy Erickson, 82, of Montevideo, died Sunday at Clara City Care Center.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Montevideo with the Rev. Michael Briggs officiating. Burial will be in Augusta Cemetery in Marietta.
Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. Arrangements are with Anderson Funeral Home of Montevideo.
He was born March 28, 1917, in Montevideo, to Rudy and Sanna (Hendrickson) Erickson. He was a 1935 graduate of Montevideo High School.
On Dec. 21, 1941, he married Lucille Larson in Yuma, Ariz. They lived in San Diego, Calif., moving to Minneapolis in 1942. He served in the U.S. Army. He was employed as a salesman and field representative by G.C. Electronics throughout the upper Midwest, retiring in 1979. They wintered in Arizona and Mexico and moved to Montevideo in September, 1996. He moved to Clara City Care Center in August.
He is survived by his wife; daughter Kathryn (and Fransico) Lopez-Serrano of Mexico; two grandchildren; sisters Esther (and R.B. "Pete") Remund of Edina, Dorothy (and Gregor) Weber of Phillip of S.D.; brother James (and Darline) of Montevideo; and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and one brother.

Ina M. Myrom
Dec. 14, 1916 - Dec. 5, 1999
STARBUCK - Ina M. Myrom, 82, of Starbuck, formerly of Glenwood, died Sunday at Minnewaska District Hospital in Starbuck.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Glenwood Lutheran Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. today at Hoplin Funeral Home in Glenwood, and one hour prior to services at the church.
She was born Dec. 14, 1916, in Thief River Falls, to Oscar and Charlotte (Johannson) Anderson. She attended Hiawatha Country School through eighth grade and Lincoln High School.
On March 22, 1944, she married Clarence Myrom in Thief River Falls. They moved to Glenwood in 1960.
She was a member of Glenwood Lutheran Church and active in circle.
She is survived by her sons Arden (and Cindy) of Chaska, Curtis (and Kay) of St. Michael, Wayne (and Melinda) of Hampton, Va., Glen (and Cheryl) of Farmington, Keith (and Shelly) of Faribault, Lonnie (and Nancy) of Worthington; daughters Marilyn (and Darryl) Larson of Starbuck, Kathryn (and David) Larson of Detroit Lakes, Laurie (and David) Stangler of St. Michael; 26 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law Deb of Glenwood; brothers Gote Anderson of Thief River Falls, Erland Anderson of Thief River Falls; and sister Martha Burtness of Thief River Falls.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband in January 1993, son Gary, one grandson, two brothers, one sister, an infant granddaughter and an infant grandson.

Lauritz H. Loken
Jan. 18, 1934 - Dec. 6, 1999
GRANITE FALLS - Lauritz Harold Loken, 65, of Granite Falls, died Monday at Veterans Administration Medical Center in Minneapolis.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. today at American Lutheran Church in Echo with the Rev. Lowell Asplund officiating. Burial will be in Rock Dell Lutheran Cemetery in Swedes Forest Township in Belview.
Visitation will be noon until time of services at the church. Arrangements are with Kulow Funeral Service of Echo.
He was born Jan. 18, 1934, in Belview, to Steffen and Olena (Helgeson) Loken. He attended school in Sacred Heart, Belview and Granite Falls. He served in the U.S. Air Force. He attended Dunwoody Institute in Minneapolis and learned watch and clock repair.
On June 29, 1968, he married Barbara LaCour in Clara City, and they lived in the Minneapolis area. He did clock and watch repair, and they were apartment building caretakers. In December 1979, he moved to Little Rock, Ark., where he was employed in security work as well as watch and clock repair. He moved to Hopkins, took nurse training and returned to Little Rock. He moved to Granite Falls in 1996.
He is survived by his daughters Kimberly (and Thomas) DeSorbo of Hartley, Iowa, Tamara (and Andy) Corbett of Little Rock, Ark.; sisters Verna Gullickson of Granite Falls, Elenora Knutson of Granite Falls, Inga Hagen of Minnetonka; and brothers Edwin Loken of Hopkins, and Alan Loken of Bremerton, Wash.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and two sisters.

Joel T. Schiffler
Jan. 11, 1952 - Dec. 3, 1999
NEW LONDON - Joel Thomas Schiffler, 47, of New London, died Friday at his home in Norway Lake Township.
Private arrangements are with Johnson Funeral Home of New London.
He was born Jan. 11, 1952, in St. Cloud. He was employed by Willmar Regional Treatment Center more than 20 years.
He is survived by his daughter Naomi Flick of Dassel; son Isaac of Glenwood; two grandchildren; sister Cathy Schaefer of St. Cloud; stepbrother Jeff Warren of St. Cloud; and other relatives.

Clara R. Hellie
April 27, 1905 - Dec. 6, 1999
MORRIS - Clara Rose Hellie, 94, of Morris, died Monday at Bloomington Health Care Center in Bloomington.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Faith Lutheran Church in Morris. Burial will be in Summit Cemetery.
Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. Arrangements are with Werness Brothers Chapel, Minneapolis (612-927-8641).
Survivors include her son Tilford (and Gretchen) Hellie of Minneapolis, formerly of Morris and Benson; and brother Wilbert Mau of Benson.

Evelyn A. Snyder
Sept. 22, 1914 - Dec. 3, 1999
LITCHFIELD - Evelyn A. Snyder, 85, of Litchfield, died Friday at Emmanuel Nursing Home.
The memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church in Litchfield with the Rev. Robert Hunter and the Rev. Paul Holle officiating. Burial will be in Ripley Cemetery in Litchfield.
She was born Sept. 22, 1914, in Howard Lake, to Charles and Helen (Wolff) Vogel. She was a graduate of Howard Lake High School. She worked at Howard Lake and Montrose.
On Sept. 22, 1939, she married Lyle Snyder in Litchfield. They owned and operated S&S Electric Service, where she was secretary, retiring in 1985.
She was a member of Litchfield United Methodist Church and Eastern Star.
She is survived by her son Kevin of Litchfield; sister Helen L. Anderson of Litchfield; and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1986 and her parents.

Jennie Mead
July 28, 1912 - Dec. 6, 1999
WILLMAR - Jennie Mead, 87, of Willmar, died Monday at Bethesda Heritage Center in Willmar.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Church of the Nazarene with the Rev. Eric Nelson officiating. Burial will be in Roseville Cemetery in Hawick.
Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Peterson Brothers Funeral Home in Willmar, and one hour prior to services at the church.
She was born July 28, 1912, in Erickson Township, Renville County, to George and Flora (Jurgena) Gerdes. She attended Priam schools.
On Sept. 7, 1927, she married Miles Mead in Litchfield. They lived in Priam, moved to Lake Lillian in 1930, and to Spicer in 1952. She moved to Willmar in 1980. She was employed by Jennie-O Foods many years.
She was a member of Church of the Nazarene.
She is survived by her sons Donald (and Elaine) Mead of Backus, Lawrence (and Linda) Mead of Spicer, Lawren (and Carol) Mead of Spicer; daughters Florence (and Gerald) Arends of Kerkhoven, Ruth (and Gary) Sanderson of Spicer; 24 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; 17 great-great-grandchildren; brother Albert Gerdes of Poulsbo, Wash.; and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband in 1980, daughter Opal, four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, three brothers and two sisters.

Raymond A. Paulson
July 9, 1927 - Dec. 7, 1999
PAYNESVILLE - Raymond Arthur Paulson, 72, of Paynesville, died Tuesday at Good Samaritan Care Center in Paynesville.
The memorial service will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Johnson Funeral Home in Paynesville with the Rev. Richard Leisen officiating. Burial will be in Paynesville Cemetery.
He was born July 9, 1927, in Madelia, to Paul and Edith (Grochow) Paulson. They moved to Paynesville where he attended school. He served in the 11th Airborne Division as a parachutist with the Glider Infantry in Japan. He was a farmer and a carpenter.
He is survived by his brother Marius Paulson of Spicer; sister Doris (and George) Lammers of Fairfax; brother-in-law Lloyd Quisberg of Brooten; and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and two brothers.

Nobel H. Lent
Jan. 18, 1917 - Dec. 6, 1999
GLENWOOD - Nobel H. Lent, 82, of Brooten, died Monday at St. Cloud Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, Glenwood. Burial will be in the Grove Lake Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the church. Hoplin Funeral Home, Glenwood, is in charge of arrangements.
He was born Jan. 18, 1917, in Osage to Ralph and Ella (Judes) Lent. He attended Ponsford Country School District in Carsonville Township, Becker County.
On Nov. 15, 1938, he married Irene Osterkamp in Sauk Centre. They farmed in Grove Lake Township for more than 50 years.
He is survived by sons Larry (and Leona) of Brooten, DWayne (and Tanetta) of Glenwood, Dale (and Pamela) of Donnelly; daughters Karen (and Ronald) Vliem of Belgrade and Marlys Laage of Brooten; 13 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; sisters Elverna Lamb of Sauk Centre, Ardella Stephens of Idaho and Arlys (and Paul) Oman of Elk River; and brothers Orville of Idaho, Charles (and Marilyn) of Little Falls, Ervin (and Marilyn) of Idaho, Donny (and Alice) of Idaho and Lloyd (and Karen) of Idaho.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife in January 1997, sons Raymond and Darvin, and two brothers.

Eleanor R. Johnson
April 3, 1930 - Dec. 6, 1999
GRANITE FALLS Eleanor Rebecca Johnson, 69, of Granite Falls, died Monday at Granite Falls Municipal Hospital.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Hazel Run Lutheran Church with the Rev. Larry Thompson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Memorials to Hazel Run Church or Eleanor Johnson Fund are preferred.
Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m., with 7 p.m. prayer service, today at the church. Arrangements are with Lynner Funeral Home of Clarkfield.
She was born April 3, 1930, in Hanley Falls, to Wilhelm and Erna (Niklasen) Ueland. She was a 1948 graduate of Granite Falls High School and attended business college in Minneapolis. She was employed as a comptometer operator.
On Dec. 9, 1950, she married Willis Johnson. They lived in Germany and then returned to Hazel Run.
She was a member of Hazel Run Lutheran Church, active in many areas including WELCA president, Sunday school teacher, choir member, and Bible study leader. She was a Hazel Run Happy Hour 4-H Club leader, member of Legion Auxiliary, Homemaking Club, Gourmet Club and Bounders RV group.
She is survived by her husband; mother Erna Ueland; mother-in-law Esther Johnson; children Dean (and Jennifer) of Granite Falls, DeEtte (and Clayton) Swalstad of Satellite Beach, Fla., Shawn (and Charlie) Hipp of St. Paul, Shannon (and Laurie) of Hazel Run; and eight grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father.

Ronald D. Schultz
Aug. 19, 1934 - Dec. 6, 1999
GROVE CITY Ronald Duaine Schultz, 65, of Grove City, died Monday at his home.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at Trinity Lutheran Church in Grove City with the Rev. Gary Cumings officiating. Burial will be in First Lutheran Cemetery in Grove City.
Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. Arrangements are with Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home of Litchfield.
He was born Aug. 19, 1934, in Paynesville Township, Stearns County, to Alvin and Edna (Liestman) Schultz. He was a 1953 graduate of Paynesville High School. He served in the U.S. Army. He later attended the Minnesota School of Business.
On June 2, 1962, he married Diane Nelson in Hawick. They lived in the Twin Cities and then in Grove City. He was employed as office manager by Holmquist Lumber, and by Genessee Insurance and Precision Fiberglass.
He was a member of Grove City Fire Department 22 years, and a member of First Lutheran Church of Grove City serving on its council and at Trinity Lutheran Church when the two combined. He was a member of Grove City Lions Club serving as former president and current secretary and recent recipient of their Melvin Jones Fellowship Award. He was treasurer of South Grove Square Board of Grove City and member of Meeker County Housing.
He is survived by his wife; daughter Pamela (and Thomas) Walsh of Litchfield; son Gregory (and Nancy) of Circle Pines; five grandchildren; brother Rodney (and Beverly) of Brooklyn Park; sister Karen (and Robert) Tordsen of Brownton; and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents.

Eveline A. Lund
Sept. 7, 1907 - Dec. 7, 1999
MINNEAPOLIS Eveline Amanda Lund, 92, of Minneapolis, formerly of Clarkfield, died Tuesday at Mt. Olivet Careview Home in Minneapolis.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Minneapolis. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Clarkfield Lutheran Cemetery in Clarkfield. Memorials to Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 4100 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, are preferred.
Arrangements are with Lynner Funeral Home of Clarkfield.
She was born Sept. 7, 1907, in Clarkfield, to Jens B. and Christine Amalia (Hinderlie) Reinertsen. She was a 1933 graduate of St. Olaf College with a bachelor's degree. She lived in St. Peter, where she was employed by the state mental hospital, retiring in 1973, and a resident of Pine River. They moved to Minneapolis in 1987.
She was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
She is survived by her husband Wilhelm C.A. Lund; children Carol Lund of Minneapolis, Christine Oltman of Mount Horeb, Wis., Luther Lund of Seattle, Camilla Rivard of Hertford, N.C., Samuel Lund of Marlton, N.J.; sisters Inga Johnson of Billings, Mont., Camilla Jensen of Clifton, Texas; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and eight brothers and sisters.

Jeffrey D. Visser
March 20, 1955 - Dec. 7, 1999
WILLMAR Jeffrey Dale Visser, 44, of Pennock, died Tuesday at Rice Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church in Willmar with the Rev. Dan Hair officiating. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery in Raymond.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Peterson Brothers Funeral Home in Willmar and for one hour prior to the services at the church.
He was born March 20, 1955, in Willmar to David and Florence (Kamstra) Visser. He grew up in Raymond and graduated from Raymond High School in 1973.
He married Ann M. Engstrom on June 4, 1982, and they lived in rural Raymond before moving to rural Pennock in 1984. He worked for several agricultural-related businesses and most recently was a manager and sales representative for Helena Chemical Company of Raymond.
He was a member of the Swift County Chapter of Pheasants Forever.
He is survived by his wife; one son, Kyle, of Pennock; two daughters, Kari Visser and Katelyn Visser, both of Pennock; one grandchild; parents David and Florence Visser of Raymond; grandmother Hilda Kamstra of Raymond; four sisters, Vicki (and Phillip) Richardson of Ferndale, Calif., Nancy (and Skip) Kern of Raymond, Barbara (and Sheldon) Swanson of Chandler, Ariz., and Kathy Visser (and special friend Rick May) of Pleasanton, Calif.; and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by three grandparents.

Charlotte Davis
June 18, 1933 - Dec. 4, 1999
BROOTEN Charlotte Davis, 66, of Brooten, formerly of Nampa, Idaho, died Saturday at Glacial Ridge Hospital from complications due to surgery.
The memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Union Presbyterian Church in Brooten with the Rev. Rebecca Sogge officiating. Inurnment will be in Hillsboro, Ky. Arrangements by Hoplin Funeral Home, Glenwood.
She was born June 18, 1933, to Robert Markel and Nancy Paul in Los Angeles. She was raised by Charlie Sorrell and Odelia Paul in the Brooten area. She graduated from Brooten High School.
She is survived by one daughter, Catherine Davis of Nampa; two sisters, Joyce Westerberg of Nampa and Vera Corbett of Portland, Maine; four grandchildren and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bentley Davis; daughter Billie Day and one sister.

Florence W. Gustafson
May 3, 1911 - Dec. 7, 1999
HECTOR - Florence Winnefred Gustafson, 88, of Hector, died Tuesday at Renville County Hospital.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Palmyra Covenant Church in Palmyra Township in rural Hector. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be two hours prior to services at the church. Arrangements are with Hughes Funeral Home of Hector.
She was born May 3, 1911, in Litchville, N.D., to Emil and Esther (Ryberg) Carlson. Her family moved to Palmyra Township in 1913.
On Dec. 30, 1939, she married Elton Peterson and they farmed in Upsala. They moved to Minneapolis in 1943, where they were employed as custodians by Bethesda Free Church. In 1953, they moved to Denver, Colo., where they were employed as custodians of the Free Church there. She also had been employed by Hector Bakery and by Hector Variety Store.
On Oct. 25, 1974, she married Ernest Gustafson, and they lived in Willmar, moving to Hector in 1987. She moved to Buffalo Lake Nursing Home in June 1995.
She is survived by her sister Ruth Blad; brothers Paul Carlson, Elmer Carlson, Edward Carlson, William Carlson; stepson Leonard (and Eleanor) Gustafson; sister-in-law Vivian Carlson; and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by both husbands and one brother.

Ruth C. Radloff
May 23, 1913 - Dec. 7, 1999
HECTOR - Ruth Cecil Radloff, 86, of Hector, died Tuesday at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Hector. Burial will be in Hector City Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Hughes Funeral Home in Hector, and one hour prior to services at the church.
She was born May 23, 1913, in Hector, to Fred and Nellie Mae (Garner) Dodge. She was a graduate of Hector High School and employed by Nelson Brothers of Hector.
On Feb. 7, 1941, she married Irvin Radloff in Hector. They farmed in Melville Township.
She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church.
She is survived by her husband; children Carol (and Kenneth) Bulau of Nevis, Steven (and Barbara) Radloff of Little Falls; four grandchildren; sister Doris Schroeter of Leesburg, Fla.; and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters.

Ruth K. Bodin
Sept. 22, 1913 - Dec. 7, 1999
KERKHOVEN - Ruth K. Bodin, 86, formerly of Kerkhoven, died Tuesday at Bethany Covenant Home in Minneapolis.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Kerkhoven Evangelical Free Church with the Rev. Tom Latterall officiating. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery.
Visitation will be noon until time of services Saturday at the church. Arrangements are with Harvey Anderson Kerkhoven Funeral Home.
She was born Sept. 22, 1913, in Minneapolis, to Karl A. and Adla "Edna" (Engstrom) Anderson. She was a graduate of Central High School in Minneapolis, where she was employed by Sears and Flour City Ornamental Iron Company.
On Dec. 1, 1945, she married Roy M. Bodin in Minneapolis. They lived in Kerkhoven. Roy died Feb. 26, 1982. She moved to Minneapolis in 1989 and to Bethany Home that December.
She was chairperson of Bethany Home Resident Council and member of the Dietary Council. She was a member of Park Avenue Covenant Church in Minneapolis and Kerkhoven Evangelical Free Church.
She is survived by her brother James W. (and Marian) Anderson of Minneapolis, and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, daughter Pamela Jane, and one brother.

Christopher R. Walz
Sept. 1, 1954 - Dec. 8, 1999
APPLETON - Christopher Robert Walz, 45, of Appleton, died Wednesday at Appleton Municipal Hospital.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Appleton with the Rev. George Sagissor officiating. Burial will be in Appleton City Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. today at Vaala Funeral Home in Appleton, and one hour prior to services at the church.
He was born Sept. 1, 1954, in St. Cloud, to Christopher and Virginia (Theisen Kroll) Walz. He attended St. Cloud Apollo High School. He was employed by Franklin Manufacturing, Andy's Meat Packing of St. Cloud, and Golden Plump Chicken of Cold Spring. He moved to the Willmar area.
On March 27, 1993, he married Donna Kay Vinar in Willmar. They moved to Appleton earlier this year, where he was employed by Appleton Lumber Yard.
He is survived by his wife; son Robert of Moorhead; stepfather Ray Kroll of Waite Park; brothers Jerome Walz of St. Cloud, James Walz of Foreston; sisters Mary Walz of Brownton, Anna Vathroder of Lake St. Croix Beach, Irmen Pruitt of El Reno, Okla., Lucille Pendergast of Union City, Ore., Rose Gerads of Milaca, Joyce Waldon of Hugo; and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant brother.

Arthur M. Steffenson
Oct. 3, 1924 - Dec. 8, 1999
APPLETON - Arthur Marvin Steffenson, 75, of rural Appleton, died Wednesday at his home.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Kviteseid Lutheran Church in Milan with the Rev. Wayne Anderson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. Arrangements are with Anderson Funeral Home of Montevideo.
He was born Oct. 3, 1924, in Lac qui Parle County, to Steffen and Hazel (Nelson) Steffenson. He was a 1942 graduate of Montevideo High School.
On Oct. 30, 1947, he married Grace Paulson. They farmed in rural Montevideo, moving to a farm in rural Appleton in 1956.
He was a member of Kviteseid Lutheran Church, serving as usher and deacon.
He is survived by his wife; daughters Arlyce (and Terry) Dolven of Montevideo, Julie (and Gary) Boettcher of Montevideo; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and sister Helen Johnson of Boyd.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.

Harry Toren
Jan. 29, 1904 - Dec. 9, 1999
BIRD ISLAND - Harry Toren, 95, of Bird Island, died Thursday at the Buffalo Lake Nursing Home.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Bird Island with the Rev. Charles Stewart officiating. Burial will be in the Bird Island City Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Dirks-Blem Funeral Home in Bird Island and for one hour prior to the services at the church.
He was born Jan. 29, 1904, in Palmyra Township, rural Bird Island, to Johan A. and Anna E. (Anderson) Toren. He attended school in Palmyra Township. He farmed with his twin brother in Brandon Township and in 1932 moved to a farm in Melville Township.
He married Adeline Degner on June 9, 1938, in Hector. They farmed in Melville Township until retiring to Bird Island in 1973. He moved to the Buffalo Lake Nursing Home in 1997.
He was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Bird Island.
He is survived by five children, Richard (and Joan) Toren of Olivia, Gary (and Karen) Toren and Curtis (and Jody) Toren, both of Bird Island, Lorraine (and Jon) Hintze and Marlys (and David) Melberg, both of Hector; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law Erna Toren and Mary Jane Toreen; and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Adeline in 1995; one sister and nine brothers.
Dortha Coss Joyner
July 13, 1904 - Dec. 6, 1999
WILLMAR - Dortha Coss Joyner, 95, of Newport Beach, Calif., formerly of Willmar, died Monday at her home.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Fairview Cemetery in Willmar. Funeral services were held Friday in California. Arrangements are with the Peterson Brothers Funeral Home in Willmar.
She was born July 13, 1904, in Luverne to Louis and Irene (Heilman) Coss. She grew up in Luverne and Willmar and graduated from Willmar High School.
She married Schuyler Joyner on Aug. 21, 1931, and they moved to California.
She is survived by three children in California and Washington.
She was preceded in death by her husband in 1977.

Marie Heerdt
Oct. 15, 1923 - Dec. 9, 1999
HECTOR - Marie Korrine Heerdt, 76, of Hector, died Thursday at the Renville County Hospital in Olivia.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Hector. Burial will be in the Hector City Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Hughes Funeral Home in Hector and for one hour prior to the services at the church.
She was born Oct. 15, 1923, to Carl and Dena (Torgerson) Mathison. She grew up in Martinsburg Township and attended rural school.
She married Harold Heerdt on Oct. 30, 1948. They lived in the Watertown and Mayer area. She was a cook at Watertown-Mayer schools and worked for Tonka Toys in Mound. They moved to Hector when they retired.
She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church WELCA.
She is survived by her husband; children Karen (and Howard) Hunter of Rosemount, Diane (and Robert) VonBerge of Glencoe and John Heerdt of Nevis; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother Marcel (and Lois) Mathison of Hector; and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents.

Helen Peterson
Aug. 7, 1911 - Dec. 9, 1999
LITCHFIELD - Helen M. "Peggie" Peterson, 88, of Litchfield died Thursday at the Meeker County Memorial Hospital in Litchfield.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Assembly of God Church in Litchfield with the Rev. Mike Finch officiating. Burial will be in Ripley Cemetery in Litchfield.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home in Litchfield and one hour prior to services at the church.
She was born Aug. 7, 1911, in Welcome to Austin and Hattie (Fisher) Fisher.
She married Jake Driver on April 2, 1929. He died June 28, 1929. She married Charlie L. Peterson on Sept. 28, 1932. They lived and farmed in Meeker County. She worked at Litchfield Produce.
Survivors include sons Robert (and Aurlette) Driver of Linn Grove, Iowa, Charles (and Martha) Peterson of Litchfield, Harvey (and Darla) Peterson of Litchfield, Douglas (and Brenda) Peterson of Hutchinson and Dale (and Mabel) of Sunburg; 31 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; 16 great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Betty Bock of Salt Lake City; and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husbands; a son, Kenneth Peterson; two grandsons; two sisters; three brothers; a daughter-in-law; and two sons-in-law.

Stanley Hosek
Jan. 21, 1911 - Dec. 9, 1999
OLIVIA - Stanley J. Hosek, 88, of Olivia died Thursday evening at the Buffalo Lake Nursing Home.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Faith United Methodist Church in Olivia with the Rev. Dean Nosek officiating. Burial will be in the Olivia Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Dirks-Blem Funeral Home in Olivia and one hour prior to services at the church.
He was born Jan. 21, 1911, in rural Olivia to Charles and Christina (Topka) Hosek. He attended rural schools.
On May 20, 1943, he married Elizabeth Dostal in Olivia. They moved into Olivia in 1968. He had been a resident of the Buffalo Lake Nursing Home for the past year and a half.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Gerald of Burnsville; two grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and sisters Marion Dobmeier of Chaska and Alice Sapp of Wayzata.

James Osberg
Aug. 6, 1939 - Dec. 9, 1999
ST. PAUL - James W. Osberg, 60, of Hopkins, formerly of New London, died Thursday at his home.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 512 S. Albert, St. Paul. Burial will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4- 8:30 p.m. Sunday at O'Halloran and Murphy Funeral Home, 575 S. Snelling Ave., St. Paul.
He was born Aug. 6, 1939, in Kandiyohi County to Kermit and Adeliade Osberg. He worked as a manager for a school bus company in the Twin Cities.
Survivors include his wife, Pat Dunnigan; children Michael of Champlain, David (and Frannie) of Golden Valley, Thomas (and Kandice) of Andover and Daniel (and Christine) of Champlain; five grandchildren; his father, Kermit Osberg of New London; and a sister, Karol Schulenburg of New London; and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his mother.

Warren D. Holmquist
LITCHFIELD - Warren D. Holmquist, 78, of Litchfield, formerly of the Dassel-Darwin area, died Friday at his home.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Church of the Nazarene in Litchfield with the Rev. Gary Worthington officiating. Burial will be in the Lake Jennie Covenant Church Cemetery in rural Dassel.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth; daughters Carol (and Donald) Williamson of Willmar and Diana (and Andy) Sheets of Peoria, Ill.; four grandchildren; and a sister, Grace (and Don) Adamson of Hopkins.
He was preceded in death by a brother.

Elsie Jenneke
Dec. 9, 1911 - Dec. 10, 1999
MONTEVIDEO - Elsie Bertha Jenneke, 88, of Montevideo died Friday at the Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Montevideo with the Rev. Douglas Olson officiating. Burial will be in the Terrace Lawn Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be Sunday afternoon and evening with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home in Montevideo. A prayer service will begin at 7 p.m.
She was born Dec. 9, 1911, in Downers Grove, Ill., to Louis and Mary (Hougrafe) Eichhorst. The family moved to Chippewa County in 1918. She attended rural schools and graduated from Montevideo High School in 1930.
She married Wilmer "Buck" Jenneke on April 9, 1949, in Montevideo. She worked as a bookkeeper for Farmers Union Oil Co., Monte Chrysler Garage, Johnnie's Supermarket and the Chippewa County Treasurer's Office before retiring.
She was an active member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church and its Claudia Circle, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary and the American Legion Auxiliary.
Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Paula (and John) Connelly of Chanhassen; two granddaughters; sisters Alice (and Art) Lanes of Montevideo and Louise (and Len) Swenson of Montevideo; brothers Ervin (and Nora) Eichhorst of Montevideo and Louis (and Marion) Eichhorst of Spicer; and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by two infant brothers.

Helen Ridl
Sept. 27, 1918 - Dec. 10, 1999
RENVILLE - Helen Ridl, 81, of Renville died Friday at the Renville County Hospital in Olivia.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Renville with Monsignor Arthur S. Thomas officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Renville.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the church, with a prayer service beginning at 7 p.m., and one hour prior to services on Tuesday. Dirks-Blem Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.
She was born Sept. 27, 1918, in Olivia to Michael and Anna (Serbus) Frank. She attended country school in Henryville Township and graduated from Olivia High School. On May 2, 1938, she married Donald E. Ridl in Bechyn.
She was a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church and the Council of Catholic Women.
Survivors include daughters Mary (and Dave) Kemnitz of Walnut Creek, Calif., and Theresa (and Dick) Ryg of North Mankato; sons Larry (and Caroline) of Rossville, Ill., Ken (and Donna) of Spicer, and Don Jr. (and Lois), Robert, Chuck (and Linda) and Jerry (and Kathy), all of Renville; 20 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; a sister, Martha Carnes of Renville; and brothers, David (and Margaret) Frank and Valerian Frank, both of Olivia.
She was preceded in death by her husband; an infant son, Joseph; and two grandsons.

Violet Cordingley
June 9, 1910 - Dec. 11, 1999
MONTEVIDEO - Violet Cordingley, 89, of Montevideo died Saturday at the Clara City Care Center.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Montevideo with the Rev. Leo Deitemeyer officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation will be two hours prior to the service at the church. Wing-Bain Funeral Home of Montevideo is in charge of arrangements.
She was born June 9, 1910, in Rosewood Township, Chippewa County, to Oscar S. Sr. and Clara Louise (Lund) Bourne. She attended country school.
On Feb. 22, 1933, she married Walter H. Huth in Montevideo. She worked for many years as a cook at the Monte Drive-In and the Hi-Way Café. She married Howard R. Cordingley on Jan. 15, 1966, in Montevideo.
She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church and active in the Ladies Aid.
Survivors include a son, Carl (and fiancée Kimberly Peterson) Huth of Montevideo; daughters Helen (and Raland) Raveling and Evelyn (and Herb) Weber, both of Montevideo; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; a sister, Adeline Loberg of Willmar; and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, two brothers and two sisters.


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