Tuesday, July 17, 2018


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...
Marie Louise Kaufeld passed away peacefully, in the company of family members, on March 12, 2017, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was 90 years old and a resident of the Rose Court memory care facility of Prairie Meadows Senior Living in Kasson, Minn. Marie was born to Frank and...
Raymond was born Nov. 13, 1929, in Northfield, Minn., the son of Charles and Marie (Drentlaw) Taylor.   He was raised near Randolph and graduated from high school. All the while growing up, Ray worked alongside his father on the family farm.   He was united in marriage to Mary Bresnahan on Aug. 23...
Harriet Jester of Dodge Center passed away peacefully at Fairview Care Center on Jan. 27, 2017. Harriet was born on Jan. 28, 1935 in Rochester, Minn., the daughter of Lester and Luella.  She grew up on a farm in Olmsted County where she met Theodore Singfiel. They were married and raised six...


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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