Saturday, July 20, 2019

Obituaries

Joseph Mathias Simons, 87, of Kasson passed away at his home on Sunday, May 26,  2019. He was born on March 9, 1932 in Stewart, Minn. He was the seventh of nine children born to Jacob and Agnes (Krippner) Simons.  He attended St. Bonifacious Catholic School grades 1-8 and graduated from Stewart...
Marie Lavonne Baumgartner, 96, of Kenyon, died Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Kenyon Sunset Home. She was born Sept.  28, 1922 in West Concord, the daughter of Arthur and Tina (Reider) Smith. Marie married Walter Baumgartner on Aug. 26, 1945 in Waltham, Minn. The couple farmed near Waltham prior to...
Frederick R. Heimberg, age 78 of Pine Island died on May 13, 2019 at the Mayo Clinic Health Systems, Rochester – Methodist Campus. A memorial service was held on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Zwingli United Church of Christ in Berne with Pastor Karen Larson officiating. Fred was born on June 4, 1940...
Betty Ann (Johnson) Reynolds, 80, of Dexter, died Monday May 13, 2019 at her home, surrounded by loved ones. Betty Ann (Johnson) Reynolds was born Sept. 8, 1938, to Roy and Gladys (Exe) Johnson in Sargeant Township, Mower County, Minn. She attended Hayfield High School.  Betty was united in...
Ferris “Chip” Leland Decker, age 85 of Blooming Prairie, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Prairie Manor Care Center in Blooming Prairie. Chip was born on July 23, 1933 at home in Waltham, to Alex and Irene (Dahle) Decker. He was baptized at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in rural Waltham. Chip...
Dorothy V. Kruger, age 93 of Blooming Prairie, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at Prairie Manor Care Center in Blooming Prairie. Dorothy Viola Harber was born on June 27, 1925 in Bancroft Township, Freeborn County, the daughter of Thomas Earl and Viola Emelyn (Selstad) Harber. Dorothy lived in the...
Forrest J. Umsted, 86, of La Crosse and formerly of Kasson, died on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at Bethany St. Joseph Care Center. He was born on Nov. 27, 1932 in Dayton, Iowa, to Forrest and Ida (Beckman) Umsted. He grew up in Harcourt, Iowa and graduated from Harcourt High School in 1950. On May 1...
Harold Lyle Freerksen, 59, of Harmony passed away Thursday, April 11, 2019 in Chatfield.  Harold Lyle Freerksen was born on Nov. 10, 1959 in Owatonna to Raymond and Eleanor (Mickelson) Freerksen. He attended Dodge Center Schools then moved to Texas for five years. He later moved back to Dodge...
Harriet Regina Jirousek, 102, of Owatonna, died Friday, May 3, 2019 at her home in Park Place Assisted Living. Harriet was born on Nov. 20, 1916 in rural Steele County, the daughter of Frank and Julian (Hruska) Kubista. She attended country school. Harriet married Walter Jirousek on Nov. 20, 1937...
Dona M. Jacobson, age 90 of Austin, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at Prairie Manor Care Center in Blooming Prairie. Dona Mae Snell was born on Oct. 13, 1928 in Austin, the daughter of Geo and Esther (Johnson) Snell. She grew up in the Austin area and graduated from Austin High School in...

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