Obituaries

Gladys Portner

NEW ULM — Gladys Portner, 82 of New Ulm died Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Friday, July 19th at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm with Father Gerald Meidl celebrating the Mass. Burial will ...

Catherine M. Meyer

SLEEPY EYE — Catherine M. Meyer age 85, of Sleepy Eye, died on July 15, 2019, at Divine Providence Community Home in Sleepy Eye. Visitation will be 10 to 11 a.m. on Monday, July 22, at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye. Service will be held 11 a.m. Monday at the Sturm Funeral Home, ...

Barbara Jean (Schneider) Savage

SPRINGFIELD — Barbara Jean (Schneider) Savage of Springfield died on Thursdasy, April 18, 2019, at her home. She was born on Jan. 23, 1931, to Alfred and Florence (Voss) Schneider in Springfield. She was survived by of her husband Bernard “Gordy” Savage; son Gary (Pam) Savage; ...

Bernard “Gordy” Savage

SPRINGFIELD — Bernard “Gordy” Gordon Savage of Springfield died on July 9, 2019, at his home. He was born on Nov. 2, 1925 to Joseph and Beulah (Tuttle) Savage in Delton Township, Cottonwood County. He served in the Army Air Force from 1943 to 1945. He is survived by his son Gary ...

Gladys Portner

NEW ULM — Gladys Portner, 82 of New Ulm died Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Friday, July 19 at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm with burial in the New Ulm Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will ...

Wayne C. Hillesheim

SLEEPY EYE — Wayne Cyril Hillesheim, 76, of Sleepy Eye died on June 28, 2019, at St. Marys Hospital, Rochester. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, July 25, fand will continue on Friday, July 26 from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye. Service will be held at 10:30 ...

Inez H. Marks

SPRINGFIELD — Inez H. Marks, age 92, of Springfield died on July 12, 2019, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday, July 15, at the Sturm Funeral Home, Springfield Chapel and will continue on Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at the St. ...

Gerald “Jerry” Stimpert

Gerald “Jerry” Stimpert, age 79, of Sleepy Eye died on July 10, 2019, at Divine Providence Community Home in Sleepy Eye. Visitation will be on Sunday, July 14, 2019 from 4 to 7 p.m. and will continue on Monday from 7:30 until 10 a.m. at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye. Service will ...

Leilah Anderson

WINTHROP — Leilah Anderson, age 90, of Winthrop died Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at Oak Terrace Health Care Center in Gaylord. Funeral Service will be 1 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winthrop with interment in the Winthrop Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 ...

Nydia Ione Schmidt

LITCHFIELD — Nydia Ione (Grundmeyer) (Gruendemann), Schmidt, 89, of Litchfield died Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at Meeker Manor Nursing Home, Litchfield. Nydia was born to Arthur and Iona Grundmeyer on Dec. 30, 1929 in New Ulm. She is survived by her present husband, Paul Schmidt, ...

Ivan Elg

COMFREY — Ivan Elg, age 89, of Comfrey, died on July 11, 2019, at Oak Hills Living Center in New Ulm. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at the Sturm Funeral Home in Comfrey and will continue on Monday from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. at the church. Service will be ...

Mabel Mary Hoffmann

NEW ULM — Mabel Mary Hoffmann, age 95, of New Ulm (formerly of rural Lafayette) died peacefully on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at the Sleepy Eye Care Center in Sleepy Eye. Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. on Monday, July 15, 2019, at St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church in Lafayette. ...

Leilah Anderson

WINTHROP — Leilah Anderson, age 90, of Winthrop passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at Oak Terrace Health Care Center in Gaylord. Funeral Service will be Monday, July 15, 2019, 1:00 P.M. at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winthrop with interment in the Winthrop Cemetery. Visitation ...

Gerald “Jerry” Stimpert

SLEEPY EYE — Gerald “Jerry” Stimpert, 79, of Sleepy Eye died on July 10, 2019, at Divine Providence Community Home in Sleepy Eye. Service will be 10:30 a.m. on Monday, July 15, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Sleepy Eye. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Sleepy ...

Charles G. Griebel

NEW ULM — Charles G. Griebel, age 93, of New Ulm passed away Sunday, July 7, 2019 at the Oak Hills Living Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Searles. Burial will follow in the church ...

Marlene A. Beckwith

REDWOOD FALLS — Marlene A. Beckwith, 85, of Redwood Falls, died Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Garnette Gardens in Redwood Falls. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 13, at the First United Methodist Church in Redwood Falls with burial to follow in Redwood Falls Cemetery. ...

Grace M. Johnson

Grace M. Johnson, age 90 of Litchfield, formerly of Winthrop, died on Friday July 5, 2019 at Bethany Assisted Living in Litchfield. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday July 12, at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winthrop. Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on ...

Jeffry Lee Almer

NEW ULM — Jeffry Lee Almer, 67, died Monday, July 8, 2019 at the New Ulm Medical Center in New Ulm. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, July 12, at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home - NORTH CHAPEL in New Ulm. Burial will follow in the Springfield Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9-11 ...

Lucilla M. Schultz

NEW ULM — Lucilla M. Schultz, age 92, of New Ulm, died Saturday, July 6, 2019 at the Divine Providence Community Home in Sleepy Eye. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 11 at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm with Monsignor John A. Richter celebrating the ...

Charles Griebel

NEW ULM — Charles Griebel, 93, of New Ulm diedSunday, July 7, 2019 at the Oak Hills Living Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Searles. Burial will follow in the St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery in ...