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Obituaries

Lloyd Dwayne Julien

Lloyd Dwayne Julien, age 85, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family on October 14, 2019. Dwayne was born February 3, 1934, in Balaton, MN to Elmer and Julia Julien. He grew up on his family farm and attended Balaton High School. He joined the United States Air Force in 1955 ...

Robert “MURF” Murphy

WINTHROP — Robert “MURF” Murphy, 63, of Winthrop died on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at the Winthrop Good Samaritan Society in Winthrop. Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, October 19, at Peace Lutheran Church in Winthrop with interment at 2:30 p.m. in St. Andrew’s Catholic ...

Ruby Poye-Schlemmer

HANSKA — Ruby Poye-Schlemmer, 97, of Hanska, died Oct. 17, 2019, at Living Meadows in Madelia. She is survived by a son, Bradley Ruppert of San Angelo, Texas, and a daugher Mary Stark of Hanska. A celebration of her life is being planned and a full obituary will follow.

Dale William Johnson

SPRINGFIELD — Dale William Johnson, 70, of Springfield, died on Oct. 15, 2019, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 20, and 10-11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 21, at the Chapel of the Good Shepherd at St. John Lutheran Home in ...

Lorenz W. Wischstadt

NEW ULM — Lorenz W. Wischstadt, 93, died on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019 at Oak Hills Living Center in New Ulm. Service will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Brighton Township. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. ...

Francis “Frank” Burghardt

NEW ULM — Francis "Frank" Burghardt, age 88, passed away Monday, October 14, 2019 at the New Ulm Medical Center in New Ulm. Prayer service will be 11 a.m. Friday, October 18, 2019 at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home - NORTH CHAPEL in New Ulm. Burial will follow in the Catholic Cemetery in ...

Hilda M. Anderson

SPRINGFIELD — Hilda M. Anderson, age 102, of Springfield, MN died on September 24, 2019, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield, MN. Visitation will be on Friday, October 18, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm at the Chapel of the Good Shepherd at St. John Lutheran Home. Memorial Services ...

Lenore H. Trost

ROCHESTER — Lenore H. Trost, age 98, of Rochester, MN formerly of Sleepy Eye died on October 9, 2019, at Samaritan Bethany Nursing Home in Rochester. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 5 to 7 pm at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye and will continue on Thursday from 9:30 am until 10:30 ...

Theresa Ann Prekker

WILLMAR — Theresa Ann Prekker, 89, of Willmar, died Friday, October 11th at Bethesda Grand in Willmar with her family by her side. Her funeral will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 17 at Calvary Lutheran Church in Willmar with burial in Clover Leaf Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 ...

Arlene Jeanette Eager

MADELIA — Arlene Jeanette Eager, age 90, of Madelia, passed away peacefully on Oct. 11, 2019 at Living Meadows at Luther in Madelia surrounded by family. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Madelia, with visitation one hour prior to ...

Eileen Agnes Fredin

COMFREY — Eileen Agnes Fredin, age 91, of Comfrey, died on Oct. 11, 2019, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Sturm Funeral Home in Comfrey and will continue on Thursday from 9:30 until 10:30 am at the church. There will be a ...

Lorna Mangen

BUFFALO — Lorna Mangen, 97, of Buffalo, formerly of New Ulm, died Sunday, October 13, 2019, at the Glenn of Buffalo in Buffalo. A private family funeral service will be held.

Francis “Frank” Burghardt

NEW ULM — Francis "Frank" Burghardt, 88, died on Monday, October 14, 2019, at the New Ulm Medical Center in New Ulm. Arrangements are pending with Minnesota Valley Funeral Homes of New Ulm.

Robert “Bob” V. Miller

RENVILLE— Robert “Bob” V. Miller, 75, of Rural Renville, died on Friday, October 11, 2019. Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 am on Thursday, October 17, at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Redwood Falls, with burial to follow in the St. Catherine’s Cemetery. ...

Eileen Agnes Fredin

COMFREY — Eileen Agnes Fredin, 91, of Comfrey, died on October 11, 2019, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Service will be held at the St. Paul's Catholic Church, Comfrey, on Thursday, October 17, at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be at the St. Paul Catholic Cemetery in Comfrey. ...

Richard “Rich” Clyne

NEW ULM — Richard “Rich” Clyne, 73, of New Ulm died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home SOUTH CHAPEL in New Ulm with Deacon Steve Spilman officiating. Burial will follow in ...

Sister Roberta Werner

Roberta (Carol) Werner, OSB August 1, 1934–Oct. 9, 2019 Saint Benedict’s Monastery Saint Joseph, Minn. The Eucharist of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, at the Sacred Heart Chapel, Saint Benedict’s Monastery, St. Joseph, for Sister ...

Donald (Don) K. Fenske

ROCHESTER — Donald (Don) K. Fenske passed away October 9, 2019, in Rochester, MN. He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 66 years and dance partner, Dorothy Fenske as well as his parents and brother, Harold Jr. He was born on May 24, 1928, in New Ulm, MN to Harold and Edna (Knees) ...

Richard “Richie” Clyne

NEW ULM — Richard “Richie” Clyne, 73, of New Ulm died Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at his home. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, October 15, at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home SOUTH CHAPEL in New Ulm with Deacon Steve Spillman officiating. Burial will follow in the New Ulm City ...

Mary Kay Riebel

WHITE BEAR LAKE — Mary Kay Riebel, age 68, of White Bear Lake died unexpectedly on Monday, October 7, 2019, at Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park. Mass of Christian burial will be 11 am on Friday, October 11, 2019, at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm. Father Gerald Meidl will ...