Saturday, November 16, 2019


Eugene D. Trom, 89, Blooming Prairie
Eugene D. Trom, 89, of Blooming Prairie, passed away at his home Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018.  Eugene D. Trom was born on March 14, 1928 in rural Blooming Prairie on the family farm in Westfield Township (Dodge County) to Elmer and Marie (Wilson) Trom. He attended Westfield Country School and graduated...
Sharon Seedorf, 76, formerly of Albert Lea
Sharon Kaye (Larson) Seedorf, 76, of Woodbury, formerly of Albert Lea died unexpectedly Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 while at her winter home in Lake Havasu, Ariz. Sharon was born at home in Freeborn County on April 26, 1941. She graduated from Albert Lea High School in 1958. Sharon married Gary Seedorf...
Otilla Anderson, 107, formerly of Blooming Prairie
Otilla Anderson,107, lifelong resident of Blooming Prairie and currently of Mankato, died Monday, Jan. 29, 2018 at Oaklawn Healthcare Center in Mankato. Funeral service was held Monday, Feb. 5, 2018 at Community Lutheran Church in Geneva. Burial was held at the Danish Baptist Cemetery.  Memorials...
Bernice L. Lermon, 93
Bernice L. Lermon, 93, of Dodge Center, found her way home to be with her husband John, and son David, along with her parents, brothers, and sisters on Feb. 4, 2018. Bernice was born to Elizabeth “Minnie” (Outcalt) and Arthur Kleeberger on Nov. 28, 1924. Her childhood was spent in southern...
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...


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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