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Obituaries

Carlos H. Contag

NEW ULM — Carlos H. Contag, DVM, age 87, of New Ulm, MN died on April 29, 2018 surrounded by his family. Visitation will be on Sunday, May 6, 2018 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home, South Chapel located at 600 S. Broadway, New Ulm, followed by the Masonic service at ...

Edward ‘Eddie’ George Saffert, Jr.

NEW ULM — Edward “Eddie” George Saffert, Jr., age 83, passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at the Hillcrest Nursing Home in Mankato. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 5, 2018, at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm. Burial will follow in the Soldier’s Rest section ...

Dewey Gaylord

FAIFAX — Dewey Gaylord, age 76, of Fairfax, MN passed away peacefully on April 29, 2018, at Sleepy Eye Care Center in Sleepy Eye with his wife by his side. Memorial Visitation will be on Sunday, May 6, 2018 from 2 to 5 pm at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye. Private family burial will ...

Anna Zumhofe

GAYLORD — Anna Zumhofe, age 92, of Gaylord passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at Oak Terrace Health Care Center in Gaylord. Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, May 5, 2018, 11:00 A.M. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Gaylord with interment in the Gaylord City ...

Edward ‘Eddie’ George Saffert

NEW ULM — Edward “Eddie” George Saffert, Jr., 83, died on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at the Hillcrest Nursing Home in Mankato. Service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 5, at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm. Burial will follow in the Soldier’s Rest section at the New Ulm City ...

Dewey Gaylord

FAIRFAX — Dewey Gaylord, 76, of Fairfax, died on April 29, 2018, at Sleepy Eye Care Center in Sleepy Eye. Memorial visitation will be on Sunday, May 6, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye. Private family burial will be held at a later date. A complete notice will follow ...

Sharon ‘Sherry’ Kuck

NEW ULM — Sharon “Sherry” Kuck, 71, of New Ulm, died Thursday, April 26, 2018 at her home after a courageous battle with cancer. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 4, 2018 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Searles with burial in the church cemetery. ...

Dean Francis Hillesheim

Dean Francis Hillesheim, age 69, of Minnetonka formerly of Sleepy Eye, passed away April 25, 2018. Preceded in death by parents, Nicholas and Veronica. Survived by wife, Margaret; children, David (Renee) and Deanna (Michael) Wayne; grandchildren, Connor, Aidan, Vincent, Lauren, Morgan, and ...

Bernice Grewe

ARLINGTON — Bernice Grewe, age 92 of Arlington passed away Sunday, April 29, 2018 at Golden Hearts Senior Living Center in Arlington. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, May 3rd at St. John’s Lutheran Church – Mountville, rural Gaylord. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at ...

Carlos H. Contag

NEW ULM — Carlos H. Contag, DVM, 87, of New Ulm, died on April 29, 2018. Visitation will be on Sunday, May 6, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home, South Chapel, at 600 S. Broadway, New Ulm, followed by the masonic service at 6 p.m. The burial will be at 9:30 a.m. ...

Marjorie Evelyn Reddemann

SPRINGFIELD — Marjorie Evelyn Reddemann, 82, of Springfield, died on April 29, 2018, at New Ulm Medical Center in New Ulm. Visitation will be on Thursday, May 3, from 5 to 7 p.m. and on Friday from 10 until 11 a.m. at the Chapel of the Good Shepherd at St. John Lutheran Home in ...

Michael John Roe

MADELIA — Michael John Roe, 51, of Madelia, died on April 28, 2018, at Madelia Community Hospital in Madelia. Service will be held at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Madelia, on Friday, May 4, at 11 a.m. with visitation one hour prior. Interment will be at a later date. Arrangements are ...

Bernetta Alsleben

BROWNTON — Bernetta Alsleben, 95, of Brownton, died on Friday, April 27, 2018, at Glencoe Regional Health Services in Glencoe. Service will be on Wednesday, May 2, at 11 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Brownton, with interment following at St. Matthews Cemetery in Penn ...

Helen Valentien

SPRINGFIELD — Helen Valentien, 99, of Springfield, died Monday, April 30, 2018, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Visitation will be on Thursday, May 3, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Chapel of the Good Shepherd, St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Service will be held at the ...

Bernetta Alsleben

BROWNTON — Bernetta Alsleben, 95, of Brownton, died on Friday, April 27, 2018, at Glencoe Regional Health Services in Glencoe. Service will be on Wednesday, May 2, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Brownton, with interment following at St. Matthews Cemetery in Penn ...

Sylvester J. (Herb) Schreiner

SLEEPY EYE — Sylvester J. (Herb) Schreiner, 74, of Sleepy Eye was taken home by our Lord on Friday, April 27, 2018, at the home of his daughter in East Bethel. He was surrounded by his family and under the care of St. Croix Hospice. His death follows a 2 year struggle after suffering an ...

Sharon “Sherry” Kuck

NEW ULM — Sharon “Sherry” Kuck, 71, of New Ulm, died Thursday, April 26, 2018 at her home. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Friday, May 4, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Searles with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday at the ...

Sylvester “Herb” Schreiner

SLEEPY EYE — Sylvester “Herb” Schreiner of Sleepy Eye died Friday, April 27, 2018 at his daughter’s home in East Bethel. Arrangements are pending with Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye.

Elmer C. Guggisberg

NEW ULM — Elmer C. Guggisberg, age 72 of New Ulm died peacefully after a hard fought battle with Alzheimer’s on Monday, April 23, 2018 at the Prairie Senior Cottages in New Ulm with his family at his side. Mass of Christian burial will be 11 am on Monday, April 30, 2018 at St. Mary’s ...

Richard Nelson

NEW ULM — Richard Nelson, 74, of New Ulm died Saturday, April 21, 2018 at his home. Funeral service will be 11 AM Friday, April 27, at Zion Lutheran Church in Hanska with Pastor Sarah Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in the New Ulm City Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 – 7 PM ...