Obituaries

Rose Fromm

SLEEPY EYE — Rose Fromm, 76, rural Sleepy Eye passed away at her home on Monday, June 10, 2019. Arrangements are pending at Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye.

Don Lage

NEW ULM — Don Lage, 89, of New Ulm died Thursday, June 6, 2019, at his home. Visitation will be 4 – 7 p.m. Monday, June 17, at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home NORTH CHAPEL in New Ulm. A private family service will be held. Burial will follow in the New Ulm Catholic Cemetery with full ...

Allen W. Affolter

NEW ULM — Allen W. Affolter, age 89, of New Ulm, died peacefully with his family by his side on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at the Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in New ...

Beverly A. Affolter

NEW ULM — Beverly A. Affolter, age 86, of New Ulm, died peacefully on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at St. Cloud Hospital surrounded by her family. Funeral service will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Ulm. Pastor Rob Gunther will ...

Allen W. Affolter

NEW ULM — Allen W. Affolter, age 89, of New Ulm, died on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at the Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 12, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Ulm. Burial will follow in the New Ulm City ...

Beverly A. Affolter

NEW ULM — Beverly A. Affolter, 86, of New Ulm, died on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at St. Cloud Hospital. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 12, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Ulm. Burial will follow in the New Ulm City Cemetery. Visitation will be ...

Sandy Helget

Sandy Helget, 49, of Rochester, MN passed away Wednesday, June 5, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Tommy, and in-laws, Donald and Delores Helget of New Ulm. Private family services will be held in Rochester.

Bonnie Sweet

BLAINE — Bonnie Sweet, 80, of Blaine, formerly of New Ulm died Sunday, June 2, 2019 at her home. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, June 13, at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home SOUTH CHAPEL in New Ulm. Burial will follow in the New Ulm Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be 10-11 ...

Doris M. Schnobrich

NEW ULM — Doris M. Schnobrich, 92, of New Ulm died Monday, June 3, 2019 at the Sleepy Eye Care Center in Sleepy Eye. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 7, 2019 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Searles with Monsignor John Richter celebrating the Mass. Burial ...

Marian Jeanette Petterson

LAKE CRYSTAL — Marian Jeanette Petterson, age 83, of rural Lake Crystal, MN died on June 2, 2019 at the Madelia Community Hospital. Visitation will be on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Sturm Funeral Home, Pilgrim Chapel and will continue on Thursday from 9:30 am ...

Doris Meyer

NEW ULM — Doris Meyer, age 85, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019 at the Sleepy Eye Care Center in Sleepy Eye Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in New Ulm. Burial will follow in the Catholic Cemetery in New Ulm. Visitation ...

Frederick O. Schneider

Of Rogers passed away peacefully at home May 26, 2019 at age 89. Preceded in death by son, Jeffrey. Loved and deeply missed by Vange, his wife of 65 years; children Lee Anderson (Steve “Andy”), James Schneider (Nita), Lynn Hammond (Lee Ganske); 7 grandchildren and 5 ...

Doris Meyer

NEW ULM — Doris Meyer, age 85, died Saturday, June 1, 2019 at the Sleepy Eye Care Center in Sleepy Eye. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 5, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in New Ulm. Burial will follow in the Catholic Cemetery in New Ulm. Visitation will be held ...

David Leon Koskela

June 19, 1975 May 26, 2019 David Leon Koskela, 43, of Sacred Heart died Sunday, May 26, 2019, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident south of Hector. His funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, June 3 at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winthrop. Burial will be in Winthrop ...

Leonard M. Marz

SPRINGFIELD — Leonard M. Marz, age 92, of Springfield passed away Thursday, May 30th, 2019 at his home in Springfield. A private graveside was held at the St. Raphael’s Catholic Cemetery in Springfield, per his wishes. The Minnesota Valley Funeral Home of New Ulm is handling the ...

Larry Netland

NEW ULM — Larry Netland, 65, of rural New Ulm died Monday, May 27, 2019 with his daughter and son-in-law by his side, at New Ulm Medical Center from a heart attack. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 4, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in New Ulm. Pastor Gene Alms will ...

Wayne Huiras

SLEEPY EYE — Wayne Huiras, 64, of rural Sleepy Eye died on May 26, 2019, at Sleepy Eye Care Center. Private family services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. Wayne Huiras was born on August 18, 1954 in Sleepy Eye, to Edwin Jr. and ...

Whitney Nicole Le Gare

TAMPA, Fla. — Whitney Nicole Le Gare, age 24, of Tampa, FL, formerly of Lafayette, MN, died on May 26, 2019 at Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, FL due to complications of diabetes. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in ...

Joel Timm Albrecht

NEW ULM — Joel Timm Albrecht, age 83, of New Ulm died peacefully on Sunday, May 26, 2019, at the New Ulm Medical Center in New Ulm. Funeral service will be held at 11 am on Monday, June 3, 2019, at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Ulm. Pastor Donald Sutton will officiate, ...

Gertrude Catherine (Bushard) Klaras

Gertrude Catherine (Bushard) Klaras, 10-06-1931 to 5-24-2019. Born and raised near St. George and graduated from New Ulm Catholic School in 1949. Gertrude married Richard Klaras of St. James, MN in September 27, 1952. Together Dick and Gertie created quite the family. And, as the family grew, ...