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Obituaries

Patrick Marron

Marron, Patrick (Pat) Age 67 of Seminole, FL passed away on March 1, 2021. He was born in Springfield, MN. He was a 1971 graduate of Springfield High School. He worked as a sales associate at The Foursome Fine Menswear in Wayzata, MN and Ehlers Menswear in Redwood Falls, MN. He moved to Florida ...

Lois Jean Messner

GAYLORD — Lois Jean Messner, 82 of Gaylord died on Thursday, March 18, 2021, at the Oak Terrace Health Care in Gaylord. Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 26, 2021, at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home-North Chapel in New Ulm. Burial will follow in the Winthrop ...

David Worth

FAIRFAX — David Worth, age 52, of Fairfax died Thursday, March 18, 2021, at his home in Fairfax. Arrangements are pending with the Hauser-Hantge Chapel in Fairfax.

Kristjana “Kris” S. Johnson

NEW ULM — Kristjana “Kris” S. Johnson, age 93, of New Ulm died peacefully on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at the Sleepy Eye Care Center in Sleepy Eye. Funeral service will be held at 12 pm on Monday, March 22, 2021, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in New Ulm. Pastor Grant Bode will officiate ...

Barbara Clyne

NEW ULM — Barbara Clyne, 82, of New Ulm died on Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Monday, March 22, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in New Ulm. Burial will follow in the New Ulm City Cemetery. Visitation ...

Melvin J. Pick

GIBBON — Melvin J. Pick, 78, of Winthrop, formerly of Gibbon, died Thursday, March 18, 2021 at the Good Samaritan Society in Winthrop. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 22, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Gibbon. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be one ...

EU agency: AstraZeneca vaccine safe, will add clot warning

LONDON (AP) — The European Union's drug regulatory agency said Thursday that the AstraZeneca vaccine doesn't increase the overall incidence of blood clots and that the benefits of using it outweigh the possible risks, paving the way for European countries to resume dispensing the ...

Bruce A. Kotval

SHOREVIEW — Bruce A. Kotval, age 59, of Shoreview formerly of Vesta & Marshall, passed away Thursday, February 25, 2021 at his home due to cancer. Memorial Services will be held and full obituary at a later date. Bruce A. Kotval was born November 11, 1961 to Kenneth A. and Bonnie ...

Sherry Eigen

SLEEPY EYE — Sherry Eigen, 58, of Sleepy Eye, died on March 15, 2021, at her home. Private family graveside service will be held at the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, on Friday, March 19, at 3 p.m. Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. A complete notice will follow.

Ima Sedelia Wing

COMFREY — Ima Sedelia Wing, age 99, of Comfrey died on March 11, 2021, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Visitation will be on Friday, March 19, 2021 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the New Hope Lutheran Church in Comfrey. Service will be held at the New Hope Lutheran Church on Friday ...

Bruce A. Kotval

SHOREVIEW — Bruce A. Kotval, age 59, of Shoreview formerly of Vesta & Marshall, passed away Thursday, February 5, 2021 at his home due to cancer. Memorial Services will be held and full obituary at a later date. Bruce A. Kotval was born November 11, 1961 to Kenneth A. and Bonnie ...

Donald “Don” Richard Hirsch

SLEEPY EYE — Donald “Don” Richard Hirsch, age 76, of Sleepy Eye, MN died unexpectedly but peacefully in his home on March 11th, 2021. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 4 to 7 pm and will continue on Thursday from 7:30 until 10 am at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye. Mass of ...

John Robert Roeser

SPRINGFIELD — John Robert Roeser, age 89, of Springfield died on March 12, 2021, at Sleepy Eye Medical Center in Sleepy Eye. Visitation will be on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 from 9 to 10 a.m. at the St. Raphael Catholic Church in Springfield. Service will be held at the St. Raphael ...

Sherry Eigen

SLEEPY EYE — Sherry Eigen, 58, of Sleepy Eye, MN died at her home in Sleepy Eye. Arrangements are pending with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye.

Rhoda M. Dietz

SLEEPY EYE — Rhoda M. Dietz, age 102, of Sleepy Eye, MN, died on March 10, 2021, at Divine Providence Community Home in Sleepy Eye. Funeral Mass will be held at the St. Mary's Catholic Church, Sleepy Eye, on Friday, March 19, 2021 at 11:00 am. Visitation will be on Friday from 10:30 to ...

Stanley Anderson

GAYLORD — Stanley Anderson, 83, of Gaylord, died Saturday, March 13, 2021, at the Good Samaritan Society in Winthrop. Private family memorial service will be held with interment in the Gaylord City Cemetery. Arrangements are with the Egesdal Funeral Home in Gaylord.

Hudson Lee Cole

ST. JAMES — Hudson Lee Cole died on on March 11, 2021, at the New Ulm Medical Center in New Ulm. Hudson is survived by his parents, Sadie Carbert and Kelly Cole of St. James; his grandparents, Lloyd and Dawn Trullinger of New Ulm, John and Janice Keech of St. James; and his siblings, ...

Loren Victor Clobes

Loren Victor Clobes, 75 of Mankato, peacefully went home to be with his Lord on March 12, 2021 at his home surrounded by family.  Memorial service will be 11 a.m., Friday, March 19, 2021 at Resurrection Lutheran Church, Mankato. The service will be livestreamed at Resurrection Lutheran ...

Leonard James “Larry” Kean

MINNEAPOLIS — Leonard James “Larry” Kean, age 82, of Minneapolis, passed away March 7, 2021. He was born May 29, 1938 in Seneca, KS. Preceded in death by his father, Tom; mother, Ilene; brothers, Tom and Gerald; sisters, Bernice Walston and Elaine Arrington; and two infant siblings, ...

Ima Sedelia Wing

COMFREY — Ima Sedelia Wing, 99, of Comfrey, died on March 11, 2021, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Visitation will be on Friday, March 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the New Hope Lutheran Church, Comfrey. Service will be held at the New Hope Lutheran Church, Comfrey, on Friday, ...