Sunday, September 22, 2019


Arletta M. Bungum, 88, of Sargeant, Minn. passed away at her home on July 27, 2019.Arletta was born July 23, 1931 in Sargeant, Minn. to Theodore and Marvel (Stayner) Knutson. On Feb. 14, 1948, Arletta married Victor Bungum and they had nine children together. Arletta began her career outside the...
Patrick C. Gorman, 65, of Ardmore, Okla., and formerly of Tempe, Ariz. and Owatonna, passed away on July 24, 2019 after experiencing a major stroke on July 16. Patrick’s wish was to donate his body for research and tissue donation and has been fulfilled. Pat is loved and will be sincerely missed by...
Ronald “Ron” Henry Fisher, age 68 of Blooming Prairie, passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at Mayo Clinic Hospital Rochester, Methodist Campus. Ron was born July 13, 1951 in Owatonna, to Paul and Marion (Wangen) Fisher. On July 21, 1979, he married Judy Lester at Geneva Lutheran Church. Together...
Charles W. Tesch (Chuck) born Feb. 24, 1963 passed away  Thursday July 11th, at his home in Claremont, following a long battle with cancer. There will be a celebration of life at the Dodge Center Country Club Saturday Sept. 7 from 1-3 p.m.
A. Lorraine Settergren, 100, died Saturday, July 20, at Glen Oaks in New London, Minn. A celebration of Life will be Aug.  31 at Zion Lutheran Church of Litchfield at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in Dassel Cemetery.Born July 2, 1919, in Dassel, Minn., to Selma (Nystrom) and Oscar E. Dahlgren, she...
Merilyn Frances Hoium, 87, died July 12, 2019 at Season’s Hospice in Rochester. Merilyn was born Feb. 29, 1932, on a farm near Geneva. Merilyn went to a one-room school house in Freeborn County. Merilyn moved to Blooming Prairie High School in 1948. That was where she met her hus- band Donald Hoium...
Burton A. Kittelson, age 97 of Austin, passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at home with his wife by his side. Burton was born July 1, 1922 in Austin, to Edward F. and Berthena O. (Stemson) Kittelson. He was baptized at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Austin. He graduated from Austin High...
Elizabeth Margaret Chicos, 96, formerly of West Concord, passed away in Rochester on Tuesday, July 25, 2017.  Upon death, Elizabeth’s body was donated to Mayo Clinic for research. A belated funeral mass will be held at 10  a.m. Friday, Aug. 2,, at St. John Baptiste de la Salle Church in Dodge...
Raised on a farm in Cherry Grove Township, Marlene attended a one-room country school through 8th grade. She graduated from Wanamingo High School in 1956 as salutatorian.  Her classmates voted her homecoming royalty twice and student council representative. She was the school newspaper editor and...
John Farrar Jensen, 90, of Kasson died July 12, 2019 at Edenbrook Skilled Nursing Home, Rochester.  He was born to Torkild and Margaret (Farrar) Jensen on June 23, 1929. John married Joan Larson on June 14, 1950. He worked for Marigold, Coca Cola and the K&M Telephone Company.  John enjoyed...


Steele County Times & DCI

Steele County Times
411 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 247
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

Dodge County Independent
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

Dodge County Printing
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944


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