Wednesday, February 19, 2020


Phyllis Jane Kruckeberg
Phyllis Jane Kruckeberg, 87, of Owatonna, died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 at Birchwood Cottages.  She was born Nov. 10, 1930 in Owatonna the daughter of Rueben and Elizabeth (Hybl) Carlson. Phyllis graduated from Blooming Prairie High School in 1949 and attended one year at Austin Community College...
James A. Srsen, 82
James A. Srsen, age 82, of Blooming Prairie, passed away peacefully Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 at Homestead Hospice House in Owatonna, surrounded by his family.  James Allen was born June 8, 1935 in Austin to Hubert and Georgiana (Creegan) Srsen. He graduated with the Class of 1953 from Blooming Prairie...
Jeffrey L. Ditlevson, 54
Jeffrey L Ditlevson, 54 of Mantorville, passed away Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 at his home. Jeff was born Dec. 17, 1963 in Owatonna to Lynwood and Donna (Allen) Ditlevson. He graduated from Blooming Prairie High School with the Class of 1982 and then went on to attend Mankato State University.   He...
Francis Schnorenberg, 86
Francis LaVerne Schnorenberg, age 86, of Kasson/Mantorville, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 at Oak Terrace in North Mankato.   Francis was born Feb. 8, 1932 in Rose Creek, to Edward and Anna (Dunleavy) Schnorenberg. He graduated from Rose Creek High School and served two years in the U.S....
David N. Scarr, 96
David N. Scarr, 96, was born in Newark, New Jersey on Nov. 19, 1921, the first of four children.     After two years in Newark, the family moved to a small farm 10 miles away. He attended  rural schools until age 14 when the family moved to Hillside, NJ and he went to high school there. After high...
Raymond L. Gibbs
Raymond Lloyd Gibbs, age 79, a life-long resident of Dodge Center, died from lung disease at Fairview Care Center on Thursday, Feb. 15.    He was born to Lloyd and Thelma (Johnson) Gibbs on April 21, 1938. He attended school in Dodge Center and served in the Army Reserves after graduation. Ray...
Edward Louis Meyer, 74, of Kasson
Edward Louis Meyer, 74, of Kasson, passed away on Feb. 9, 2018 at Mayo Clinic Hospital – St. Marys Campus in Rochester.   Edward was born March 8, 1943 in West Concord, to Bernard and Irene (Van Den Hemel) Meyer. On Feb. 5, 1966, he married Sheila Starkson and they later divorced.    He worked for...
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...


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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