Obituaries

Patrick John Steffl

SLEEPY EYE — Patrick John Steffl, age 77, of Sleepy Eye, MN died on May 27th, at Divine Providence Community Home in Sleepy Eye. Visitation will be on Friday from 4 to 7 pm at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye and will continue on Saturday from 9:30 - 10:30 am at the church. There will ...

David Leon Koskela

SACRED HEART — David Leon Koskela, 43, of Sacred Heart, died Sunday, May 26, 2019, south of Hector Services will be 11 a.m. Monday, June 3, at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winthrop. Burial will be in Winthrop Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the ...

Whitney N. LeGare

TAMPA, Fla. — Whitney N. LeGare, 24, of Tampa, Fla., formerly of Lafayette, died on Sunday, May 26, 2019, at Tampa General Hospital. Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 4, at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm. Burial at a later date will be in the New Ulm ...

Larry Netland

NEW ULM — Larry Netland, 65, of rural New Ulm died Monday, May 27, 2019, at New Ulm Medical Center. Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 4, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in New Ulm. Burial will be in Hope Lutheran Cemetery in Sunberg at a later date. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. ...

Rose R. Meurer

NICOLLET — Rose R. Meurer, age 92, of Nicollet, died Friday, May 24, 2019 at Oak Terrace Assisted Living in North Mankato surrounded by her family. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 31, 2019 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Nicollet, with Father Samuel Perez ...

Joel Timm Albrecht

NEW ULM — Joel Timm Albrecht, 83, of New Ulm died 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, at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Ulm. Burial will follow in the St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery ...

Wayne Huiras

SLEEPY EYE — Wayne Huiras, 64, of rural Sleepy Eye, died on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at the Sleepy Eye Care Center. Arrangements are pending with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye.

Pat J. Steffl

SLEEPY EYE — Pat J. Steffl, 77, of Sleepy Eye, died on May 27, 2019, at Divine Providence Community Home in Sleepy Eye. Visitation will be on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye and will continue on Saturday from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. at the church. There will be a ...

Perry D. Galvin

NEW ULM — Perry D. Galvin, age 86, of Fredericksburg VA, previously of New Ulm, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019 in Fredericksburg VA. Celebration of Life will be 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at Minnesota Valley Funeral Home - SOUTH Chapel. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on ...

Harris J. Sorensen

FAIRMONT — A Celebration of Life Service for Harris J. Sorensen, age 96, of Fairmont, will be 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 30, 2019, at Grace Lutheran Church in Fairmont. Interment will be in Lakeside Cemetery in Fairmont with military honors provided by the Lee C. Prentice American Legion Post ...

John “Buddy” Weller

GIBBON — John “Buddy” Weller, age 90, of Gibbon, died Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the Fairfax Community Home. Funeral Service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 31, 2019 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Moltke Township, with Pastor Benjamin Rucker officiating. Burial with full military ...

Bernice Sophie Marsh

SLEEPY EYE — Bernice Sophie Marsh, age 90, of Sleepy Eye, MN died on May 10, 2019, at the Sleepy Eye Care Center. Memorial Service will be held at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye Chapel, on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 10:00 am. Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service at the ...

Rose R. Meurer

NICOLLET — Rose R. Meurer, 92, of Nicollet, died Friday, May 24, 2019, at Oak Terrace Assisted Living in North Mankato. Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 31, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Nicollet. Burial will follow in St. Paul’s Catholic Cemetery in ...

John “Buddy” Weller

GIBBON — John “Buddy” Weller, 90, of Gibbon, died Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the Fairfax Community Home. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 31, 2019 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Moltke Township. Burial with full military honors conducted by the New Ulm Area ...

Arnold “Arnie” V. Iffert

MORGAN — Arnold “Arnie” V. Iffert, 84, of Morgan, died Friday, May 24, 2019 at Divine Providence Nursing Home in Sleepy Eye. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 29, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Morgan with burial to follow in the St. Michael’s ...

Carolyn Ann Raddatz

NEW ULM — Carolyn Ann Raddatz, age 92 of New Ulm died peacefully on Sunday, April 28, 2019, at the Hillcrest Rehab Center in Mankato. Funeral service will be 12 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in New Ulm. Pastor Grant Bode will officiate, and burial will follow in the ...

Vivian Altmann

LAFAYETTE — Vivian Altmann, age 95, of Lafayette, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Laurel’s Edge in Mankato on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Funeral service will be held at 11 am on Monday, May 27, 2019, at the First Lutheran Church of Lafayette. Pastors Heidi Hagstrom ...

Wolter J. Dallenbach

MORGAN — Wolter J. Dallenbach, 97, of Morgan, died Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at Gil-Mor Manor Nursing Home in Morgan. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 24, at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church of Morton, with burial to follow in Morton City Cemetery, rural Morton. Visitation ...

Sandra A. Grunst

NORTH MANKATO — Sandra A. Grunst, 82, of North Mankato, formerly of Nicollet, died Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at Oak Terrace Assisted Living in North Mankato. Service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 28, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Nicollet. Burial will follow in the church ...

Donald A. Dewanz

NEW ULM — Donald A. Dewanz, age 86, passed away peacefully Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at the Sleepy Eye Care Center in Sleepy Eye. Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Ulm. Pastor Timothy Smith will officiate. Burial will ...