Wednesday, March 21, 2018


Allen Dennis Johnson, 93, of Blooming Prairie
Allen Dennis Johnson, 93, of Blooming Prairie, passed away Monday, Jan. 29, 2018 at Prairie Manor Care Center in Blooming Prairie.  Allen Dennis Johnson was born on Jan. 2, 1925 in rural Blooming Prairie on the family Century Farm to Elmer and Edna (Dennis) Johnson. He attended District 47 country...
Lois Arlene Nash, 88, of Dodge Center, passed away on Jan. 24, 2018 at Whitewater Health Services in St. Charles.   Lois was born Oct. 4, 1929 in Olmsted County to Miles and Frances (Currier) Brannan. She married Kenneth L. Nash on Feb. 18, 1948 in Menomonee Falls, Wis.  They made their home in...
Samuel Myron Peterson, 72, of Ellendale, died Monday, January 29, 2018 at St. Mary's Hospital. He was born December 7, 1945 in Berlin Township the son of Selmer and Myrtle (Smith) Peterson. Sam graduated from Ellendale High School in 1963.  Following school, he served four years in the US Navy.  On...
Memorial services will be held at a later date for Sandra Lee Shanley (nee Youngdahl), 75, of Anoka. Sandra was born in Chicago on Sept. 9, 1942 and died on Dec. 23, 2017.  Sandra grew up on farms in Iowa and Blooming Prairie. She attended the University of Minnesota for her B.A. in history and M.A...
Vivian Hjelmen-Eggert
Vivian E. Hjelmen-Eggert, 81, of West Fargo, passed away Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, at Sanford Hospital in Fargo. Vivian was born Feb. 24, 1936, in Blooming Prairie, delivered by her aunt Agnes Hjelmen-Vandenbrook.  She was daughter of Oscar and Esther (Hendrickson) Hjelmen.  Vivian was baptized and...
James “Jim” R. Schumacher
James “Jim” Robert Schumacher, 35, of Hollandale, died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018 at his residence. He was born April 1, 1982 in Albert Lea, the son of Kenn and Brenda (Stucky) Schumacher. He grew up on a farm in the Hollandale and Ellendale area and attended school at NRHEG. Jim worked as a cook at the...
Lawrence Allen Ingvaldson
Lawrence Allen Ingvaldson, 86, Ellendale, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 at Koda Living Community in Owatonna.  Lawrence was born on March 2, 1931 to Melvin and Alma (Hendrickson) Ingvaldson in Newry Township near Blooming Prairie. He attended Newry Township country school. Lawrence...
Tamara “Tami” Marie Miller (Louks)
Tamara “Tami” Marie Miller (Louks), 62, of Dodge Center, passed away Jan. 16, 2018 at her residence.     Tamara was born Nov. 4, 1955 in Faribault, to Arthur and Marian Heggedahl.   Tami was united in marriage to Kevin Louks in 1974 and they later divorced. In September, 2007 she married Jeremy...
Belen (Zuniga) Calderon
Belen (Zuniga) Calderón, 82, of the Albert Lea area, passed away Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 at her residence in Brownsville, Texas.   She was born on Aug. 15, 1935, in Valle Hermoso, Tamualipas, Mexico, the daughter of Aurelio and Aurora (Perez) Zuniga. Belen came to the United States while in her 20s...
Mavis A. Matti was born to Lydia and Albert Rossi on Dec. 9, 1918 in Milton Township, Dodge County, Minn. Mavis attended school in West Concord and graduated in 1936. She married Victor Matti in 1938 and they farmed in the Concord area. Mavis worked at the Mayo Clinic for 23 years.  She retired in...


Steele County Times & DCI

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

Dodge County Independent
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Kasson, MN 55944

Dodge County Printing
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Kasson, MN 55944


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