Tuesday, January 28, 2020


Jon Russell Tollefson, 89, of Mantorville passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 at Seasons Hospice Rochester. Jon was born on July 5, 1930 in Kasson to Howard and Dorothy Tollefson (Lindberg). He was graduated from Kasson High School in 1948. After high school, he...
Hugh C. Kuhlman, 92, of Byron, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 at Cottagewood Memory Care in Rochester, where he had been a resident since 2015. Hugh was born in Worth County, Iowa on Sept. 10, 1927 to Sophus and Jennie (Messenger) Kuhlmann. He was 2 years old when their family moved to Byron...
Marlene Mavis "Mike" (Weatherly) Cotten, 84, Rochester, died Oct. 5, 2019 surrounded by family at St. Mary’s Hospital after a three-week battle with pneumonia. Marlene was born in Dodge Center, Jan. 22, 1935 to Delbert and Vera (Hutton) Weatherly. She married Richard "Dick" Cotten of Mantorville on...
Ardell Ramah Lindquist, age 91 of Blooming Prairie, passed away Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019 at Mayo Clinic Health System Austin. Ardell Ramah Hagna was born Aug. 2, 1928 in Mower County, the daughter of Nels and Annie (Johnson) Hagna. She graduated in 1947 from Blooming Prairie High School. On Oct. 26,...
Louise Ann Welch nee Gillen of West Concord, born May 20, 1941, died Sept. 20, 2019, age 78 after succumbing quickly, quietly, and painlessly to cancer. Louise attended Bethlehem Academy in Faribault, graduating in 1959, whereupon she entered Maryknoll Sisters of Saint Dominic in religious service...
Hilda Lorraine Howard, 74, of Dodge Center passed away on Sept. 22, 2019, at Squaw Lake, Itasca, Minn. Hilda was born on Oct. 4, 1944, the daughter of Rudolph and Leona (Kober) Dietrich in Owatonna. Hilda was united in marriage to Donald Trahan on Jan. 31, 1967, and they were later divorced. In...
Nina C. Ingvalson, age 96 of Austin, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019 at her home in Austin. Nina Charlotte Kittelson was born to Carl and Nilanna (Wigtil) Kittelson on July 21, 1923 in Austin. She attended country school near Corning, and graduated from Austin High School. On July 31, 1941,...
Arnold “Buzz” Marland Grisim, age 89, passed away Sept.12, 2019 at Prairie Manor Care Center in Blooming Prairie. Buzz was born in Hampton Township on July 6, 1930 to Arnold & Florence (Klien) Grisim. He grew up in Randolph while attending Randolph High School. After an honorable discharge from...
Gene Harland Franke, 81, passed away on Sept. 20, 2019, at his home in Hayfield. Gene Franke was born on March 10, 1938, the son of Glen and Genevieve (Frandle) Franke in Blue Earth. Gene married his best friend, Barbara Osmundson on Nov. 23, 1957 in Delavan, Minn. Gene and Barbara moved several...


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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