Obituaries

Larry Larson

WABASSO — Larry Larson, 76, of Wabasso, died on March 31, 2019, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Visitation will be on Wednesday, April 3, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield and on Thursday from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. at the Chapel of the Good Shepherd at St. ...

Annie Nuy Mathiowetz

MINNEOTA — Annie Nuy Mathiowetz, 99, of Minneota, died on Monday, March 11, 2019, at the Minneota Manor in Minneota. Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church. Interment will take place at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in ...

Pearl E White

SPRINGFIELD — Pearl E White, 85, of Springfield, died on March 26, 2019, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Visitation will be on Wednesday, April 3, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Chapel of the Good Shepherd at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Service will be held at the Chapel of ...

Brian Michael Brueske

BRADENTON, Fla. — Brian Michael Brueske, 61, of Bradenton, Florida, formally of New Ulm, Fairmont, and Elk River, died Friday, March 22, 2019, in Lake City, Florida. A celebration of his life will be held on May 18 at Minnesota Valley Funeral Homes - SOUTH CHAPEL in New Ulm. A full ...

Cornelius “Corney” Hauser

LAKE WASHINGTON—Cornelius “Corney” Hauser, age 83 of Lake Washington, passed away on Friday, March 29, 2019, at his home. Funeral service will be 11:00am Friday, April 5, 2019, at Trinity Lutheran Church, St. Peter with burial at Woodlawn Cemetery. Visitation will be 4:00 – 7:00 ...

Alice Evers

NEW ULM — Alice Evers, 97, of New Ulm and formerly of Comfrey and Springfield, died Thursday, March 28, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Society in Winthrop. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Monday, April 1, 2019 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in New Ulm. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Monday ...

Paul D. Driscoll

REDWOOD FALLS — Paul D. Driscoll, 59, of Redwood Falls, died unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. Memorial services will be held in the summer. Arrangements are with Nelson-Hillestad Funeral and Cremation Service of Redwood Falls. E-mail condolences may be sent via ...

Alice Evers

NEW ULM — Alice Evers, 97, of New Ulm, formerly of Comfrey and Springfield, died Thursday, March 28, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Society in Winthrop. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Monday, April 1, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in New Ulm. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Monday in ...

Ethel Miller

SPRINGFIELD — Ethel Miller, 78, of Springfield died on March 27, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato. Service will be held at 2 P.M. Tuesday, April 2, at the Chapel of the Good Shepherd at St. John Lutheran Home. Interment will be in the Hector City Cemetery. Visitation will be ...

Ardella J. Rieger

NICOLLET — Ardella J. Rieger, 88, of Nicollet, died Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at Pathstone Living Center in Mankato. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 30, at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Nicollet. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. ...

Lorenda Turner

WINTHROP—Lorenda Turner, age 100, of Winthrop died Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at the New Ulm Medical Center in New Ulm. Memorial Service will be Saturday, March 30, at 1 p.m.. at Peace Lutheran Church in Winthrop, with interment in First Lutheran Cemetery in Lafayette. Gathering of Family ...

Bernice L. Balbach

SPRINGFIELD — Bernice Louise Balbach, 96, of Springfield died on Thursday, March 21, 2019, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 30, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Springfield, with interment at the Springfield City Cemetery. Visitation will be ...

Janet Joy Neumann

Janet Joy Neumann, age 74 of Lake Crystal went to meet her Father in Heaven after a long struggle with cancer on Monday, March 18, 2019 at McAllen Medical Center, Texas. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Salem Lutheran Church in Madelia with Pastor Volbrecht ...

Shirley R. Pingel

Shirley R. Pingel, age 76, of Echo, died Monday, March 25, 2019 at Parkview Home in Belview. A family memorial will be held in the spring. Arrangements are with Nelson-Hillestad Funeral Service of Redwood Falls.

Myron “Mike” Weelborg

REDWOOD FALLS — Myron “Mike” Weelborg, 85 of Redwood Falls, died Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at Carris Health-Redwood Hospital in Redwood Falls. Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 30 at First United Methodist Church in Redwood Falls. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday, March ...

Thomas Harry Trapp

October 9, 1949, March 12, 2019 MADISON — Jesus called Pastor Tom Trapp home on March 12, 2019 at the UW Hospital, Madison, Wis. Born to Cornelius and Mildred Trapp in New Ulm, Minn.; baptized Nov. 6, 1949 at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran. Thomas grew in faith and knowledge of his Savior ...

Marlys Kitzberger

NEW ULM — Marlys Kitzberger, age 84, of New Ulm passed away Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Ridgeway on German in New Ulm. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 26, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Searles with Father Gerald Meidl celebrating the mass. Burial will take ...

Kelly Lou Johnson

JANESVILLE — Kelly Lou Johnson, 43 of Janesville, died on March 16, 2019, at his home. A Celebration of Life will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 27, at the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 27, at the funeral home. Kelly Lou Johnson was ...

Julie Van Name

NEW ULM — Julie Van Name, 61, of New Ulm died Friday, March 15, 2019 at her home. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Monday, March 25, at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm with Father Gerald Meidl celebrating the Mass. Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. Monday at the Cathedral ...

Lee E. Folkens

BLOOMING PRAIRIE — Lee E. Folkens, 71 of Blooming Prairie, died Friday evening, March 15, 2019 at his home. Lee was born on Feb. 17, 1948 in Clinton, to Earl and Betty (Sorensen) Folkens. Lee served joined the United States Marines, serving during the Vietnam War. Survivors include ...