Obituaries

Carol Christina (Fruehling) Davis

NEW ULM — Carol Christina (Fruehling) Davis was born on November 7, 1952 and died at her home on April 27, 2019. Her soul is with our Savior, Messiah, and God our Father Almighty in Heaven. Visitation will be held at Minnesota Valley Funeral Home (North Chapel) on Friday, May 3 from 4:00 to ...

Bernice “Beanie” Becken

Bernice “Beanie” Becken, age 95, of Hanska, died Thursday April 25, 2019 at Living Meadows Home of Madelia. Burial will be at Nora Unitarian Universalist Church of Hanska. Bernice “Beanie” Becken was born March 18, 1924 in Lake Hanska Township to Andrew and Julia (Ouren) Vee. Beanie ...

Joann O. Nelson

NEW ULM — Joann O. Nelson passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at the age of 82. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 3, 2019, at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home - SOUTH CHAPEL in New Ulm. Pastor Nathan Scharf will officiate. Burial will follow in the New Ulm City Cemetery, ...

Sandra Lee Schmidt Wegner

NEW ULM — Sandra Lee Schmidt Wegner passed away peacefully in her home in Nicollet Co, rural New Ulm, MN on April 23, 2019, just ten months after being diagnosed with cancer. Funeral Services for Sandra L (Mrs. Dennis) Wegner will be 11:00 am Monday May 6, 2019 at Our Saviors Lutheran ...

Dwayne Glen Middleton

SPRINGFIELD — Dwayne Glen Middleton, 94, of Springfield, died on April 26, 2019, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Visitation will be on Tuesday, May 7, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the Chapel of the Good Shepherd at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Service will be held at ...

Russell L. Tetrick

REDWOOD FALLS — Russell L. Tetrick, 97, of Redwood Falls, died Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at Wood Dale Nursing Home in Redwood Falls. A memorial prayer service will be held at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7, at Nelson-Hillestad Funeral Home in Redwood Falls, with burial at a later date. ...

Sylvan J. Schumacher

SLEEPY EYE — Sylvan J. Schumacher, age 84, of rural Sleepy Eye, MN died on April 28, 2019 at Sleepy Eye Medical Center. Visitation will be on Thursday from 4 to 8 pm at the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye and will continue on Friday from 9 until 10 am at the church. Service will be held ...

Nora M. Kempfert

MAPLE PLAIN — Nora M. Kempfert, 94, of Maple Plain, formerly of Clements, died on Sunday, April 28, 2019 at the Haven Homes in Maple Plain. Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, at Nelson-Hillestad Funeral Home in Redwood Falls, with burial to follow in the Bethlehem Lutheran ...

Joann O. Nelson

NEW ULM — Joann O. Nelson, 82, died on Sunday, April 28, 2019. Service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 3, at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home - SOUTH CHAPEL in New Ulm. Burial will follow in the New Ulm City Cemetery, Soldier’s Rest section. Visitation will be 9 - 11 a.m. Friday, May ...

Carolyn Ann Raddatz

NEW ULM — Carolyn Ann Raddatz, 92, of New Ulm, died on Sunday, April 28, 2019, at the Hillcrest Rehab Center in Mankato. Service will be 12 p.m. on Saturday, June 1, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in New Ulm. Burial will follow in the New Ulm City Cemetery in New Ulm. Visitation will be 10 ...

Arnold “Arnie” Schweiss

NEW ULM — Arnold “Arnie” Schweiss, 98, of New Ulm peacefully passed away surrounded by loved ones on Friday, April 26th at the New Ulm Medical Center. Funeral service will be 10:30 AM Wednesday, May 1, at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home NORTH CHAPEL in New Ulm with burial in the St. ...

Wilmer Boeder

GIBBON — Wilmer Boeder, 83, of Gibbon died Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Southview Living Center in Gibbon. Funeral service will be 11 AM Wednesday, May 1, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Moltke Township with Pastor Benjamin Rucker officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery ...

Sylvan Schumacher

SLEEPY EYE — Sylvan Schumacher, 84, of Sleepy Eye, died on April 28, 2019 at Sleepy Eye Medical Center. Visitation will be on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye and will continue on Friday from 9 until 10 a.m. at the church. Service will be held at the ...

Rose Marie (Johannes) Zins

NEW ULM — Rose Marie (Johannes) Zins, 102, of New Ulm, formerly of Nicollet, died Friday, April 26, 2019, at Oak Hills Living Center in New Ulm. Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 16, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Nicollet. Burial will follow in St. Paul’s ...

Dale Irvin Holtz

NEW ULM — Dale Irvin Holtz, of New Ulm, formerly of Raymond, died April 26, 2019 at the Mayo Hospital in Mankato. A celebration of life memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 3, at Peterson Brotheres Funeral Home in Willmar, with visitation starting at 1 p.m. Dale was born Jan. 5, ...

Edna Lentz

Memorial service to be held for Edna Lentz, 95, formerly of New Ulm, MN, died Thursday, December 6, 2018 at The Arbor in Nacogdoches, Texas. Service will be held Saturday, May 4th, at The United Church of Christ in New Ulm. Visitation will be at 10:00 am, Memorial service at 11:00 am, with ...

Carol Davis

NEW ULM — Carol Davis, 66, of New Ulm, died at her home on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 4, at the First United Methodist Church in New Ulm. Burial will follow in the New Ulm City Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 – 7 p.m. Friday at the Minnesota Valley ...

Arnold “Arnie” Schweiss

Arnold “Arnie” Schweiss, 98, of New Ulm, died on Friday, April 26, 2019, at the New Ulm Medical Center. Service will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 1, at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home NORTH CHAPEL in New Ulm with burial in St. Cathine’s Catholic Cemetery in Redwood Falls. Visitation ...

Town Talk: May is National Electric Safety Month

Most homes’ highest electricity consumption is in the summer when air conditioners are necessary to keep comfortable. Before your electricity use increases, Safe Electricity (https://www.safeelectricity.org/) along with New Ulm Public Utilities recommends you make sure your home is free of ...

Howard Sander

OLIVIA — Howard Sander, age 82, of Olivia died Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud. Memorial services will be Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Olivia with Rev. Rick Tuttle officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery south of Fairfax and ...