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Obituaries

Victoria “Vicky” Nielsen

MORGAN — Victoria “Vicky” Nielsen, 97, of Morgan died Friday, October 27, 2017 at Gil-Mor Manor in Morgan. Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 12, at St. John Lutheran Church in Morgan with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held Sunday, ...

Duane Brekke

HANSKA — Duane Brekke, 87, of rural Hanska, died on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, at Pleasant View Good Samaritan Center in St. James. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 1, at the Sturm Funeral Home, St. James Chapel and 10-11 a.m. on Thursday at the Albion Lutheran Church rural St. ...

Duane Brekke

HANSKA — Duane Brekke, age 87, of rural Hanska, MN died on October 28, 2017, at Pleasant View Good Samaritan Center in St. James, MN. Visitation will be on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Sturm Funeral Home, St. James Chapel and will continue on Thursday from ...

Stone Yurich

NEW ULM — Stone Thomas Yurich, age 18 of New Ulm passed away Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 at his home. Funeral Service will be 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 30, at Minnesota Valley Funeral Home – SOUTH CHAPEL. Burial will follow in the New Ulm Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 ...

Donald Ziegenhagen

MORGAN — Donald Ziegenhagen, 87, of Morgan died Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 at Sunrise Assisted Living in Minnetonka. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 30, at the United Methodist Church in Morgan with inurnment to follow in St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Morgan. ...

Ted L. Thorson

COURTLAND — Ted L. Thorson, age 68, of Courtland, passed away Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at his home in Courtland. Funeral service will be 11 am Monday, October 30, 2017, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in New Ulm with Pastor Nathan Scharf officiating. Visitation will be from 4-7 pm ...

Clinton Prahl

LE SUEUR — Clinton Prahl, 86, of Le Sueur died on Friday, October 20, 2017, at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. Service will be Saturday, October 28, 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, Sibley Township, Sibley County, with interment in the church cemetery. Military Honors by the ...

Patricia “Pat” Lind

WINTHROP — Patricia “Pat” Lind, 87, of Winthrop, died on Friday, October 6, 2017, at the Prairie Senior Cottages in New Ulm. Services will be Saturday, October 28, 2017, 3 p.m. at Peace Lutheran Church in Winthrop. Interment will be in the Winthrop Cemetery. Arrangements are with the ...

Ted L. Thorson

COURTLAND — Ted L. Thorson, 68, of Courtland, died on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at his home in Courtland. Service will be 11 a.m. Monday, October 30, 2017, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in New Ulm. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Sunday, October 29, 2017, at the Minnesota Valley ...

Della Rae Larson Johns

OREGON, Ill. — Della Rae Larson Johns, 99, died on October 22, 2017, at Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon, Ill. Visitation is 4-6 p.m. Friday, October 27, at the Unger-Horner Funeral Home, Rochelle, Ill. Services are at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, October 28, at Calvary Lutheran Church, Lee, ...

Robert “Bob” Gregory Hamann

AITKEN (Formerly Lafayette) — Robert “Bob” Gregory Hamann, age 67 of Aitken, formerly Lafayette died Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the St. Cloud VA Hospital. Funeral service will be 4 pm on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home-SOUTH CHAPEL in New Ulm. Pastor ...

Eldor Wilfahrt

NEW ULM — Eldor Wilfahrt, 90, of New Ulm died Sunday, October 22, 2017 at the New Ulm Medical Center in New Ulm. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 AM Friday, October 27, at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm with Father Mark Steffl celebrating the Mass. Burial will follow in the ...

Jonette “Jone” Minerva Lenz

NEW ULM — Jonette “Jone” Minerva Lenz, 101, of New Ulm died Monday, October 23, 2017 at her home at Ridgeway on 23rd in New Ulm. A memorial service will be held at a later date at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Ulm. A private family internment will take place at the ...

Ervin “Snuffy” E. Polzin

WINTHROP — Ervin “Snuffy” E. Polzin, 90, of Winthrop died on Sunday, October 22, 2017, at the Good Samaritan Society in Winthrop. Service will be Thursday, October 26, 2017, 11 a.m. at Peace Lutheran Church in Winthrop with interment in the Winthrop Cemetery. Military honors by the ...

Ted Thorson

COURTLAND — Ted Thorson, 68, of Courtland died on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at his home. Arrangements are pending with the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home of New Ulm.

Eldor Wilfahrt

NEW ULM — Eldor Wilfahrt, 90, of New Ulm, died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 at the New Ulm Medical Center in New Ulm. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm with Father Mark Steffl celebrating the mass. Burial will follow in the ...

Harriet Jensen

REDWOOD FALLS — Harriet Jensen, 91, of Redwood Falls died Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, at Sunwood Good Samaritan Care Center in Redwood Falls. Services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 27, at First United Methodist Church in Redwood Falls, with burial to follow in the Redwood Falls Cemetery. ...

Ervin “Snuffy” E. Polzin

WINTHROP — Ervin “Snuffy” E. Polzin, 90, of Winthrop, died on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, at the Good Samaritan Society in Winthrop. Service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, at Peace Lutheran Church in Winthrop with interment in the Winthrop Cemetery. Military Honors by the Winthrop ...

Harold Luepke

COURTLAND — Harold Luepke, age 87 of Courtland, died Friday, October 20, 2017 at his home in Courtland where he was also born. Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Pastor Grant Bode will officiate, and burial will follow in the ...

Sylvia “Ardyce” Reinhart

NEW ULM — Sylvia “Ardyce” Reinhart, age 89, of New Ulm died Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the New Ulm Medical Center. Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at Zion Lutheran Church in Hanska. Pastor Sarah Taylor will officiate and burial will follow in the ...