Obituaries

Joyce Ann Zimmermann

NEW ULM — Joyce Ann Zimmermann, age 86 of New Ulm died peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Ridgeway on German in New Ulm. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. on Monday, July 10, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in New Ulm. Pastor David Nissen will officiate, and ennichement ...

Calvin “Cal” Backer

NEW ULM — Calvin “Cal” Backer, 92, of New Ulm died Friday, July 7, 2017 at the New Ulm Medical Center in New Ulm. Arrangements are pending with Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in New Ulm.

Walter “Wally” Runtzel

HECTOR — Wally Runtzel, age 92, of Hector, died Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at his home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, July 13, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Hector, with interment in the church cemetery. Military Honors will be provided by the Carl O. Potter ...

Elaine Carol Filzen

NEW ULM — Elaine Carol Filzen, age 78, peacefully passed away at Oak Hills Living Center in New Ulm on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 after enduring several strokes over the last few years. Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 8, 2017, at Holy Trinity Cathedral in New Ulm with Monsignor ...

Lorraine Cordes

NEW ULM — Lorraine Cordes, 90, of New Ulm died Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at the Sleepy Eye Care Center in Sleepy Eye. Funeral service will be 10 a.m Monday, July 10, 2017 at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Ulm with Pastor Donald Sutton officiating. Burial will be in the New Ulm ...

Eleanora Biebl

ST. GEORGE — Eleanora Biebl, 91, of St. George, died Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at the New Ulm Medical Center in New Ulm. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Saturday, July 15, at St. George Catholic Church in St. George. Burial will be at a later date in the St. George Catholic ...

Nancy Williams

Aug 11, 1940-June 29, 2017 TRACY — Services for Nancy Lee Williams are at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Church in Tracy with 10 a.m. visitation. She was born Aug 11, 1940, to Fritz and Lorna Naumann in Minneapolis. Survivors include her daughters, Tammara Stimpert Schons and Pamela ...

Janice Coulter

LAMBERTON — Janice Coulter, age 76, of Lambertondied on June 30, 2017, at her home in Lamberton. Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 8, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Lamberton. The clergy will be Pastor Mark Jamison. Interment will be at the Lamberton ...

Kathleen M. Lang

SPRINGFIELD — Kathleen M. Lang, age 92, of Springfield died on July 2, 2017, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the St. John Lutheran Home Chapel of the Good Shepherd on Friday, July 7, at 10:30 a.m. The clergy will be Father Phil Schotzko. ...

Elaine Filzen

NEW ULM — Elaine Carol Filzen, 78, died Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at Oak Hills Living Center in New Ulm. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, July 8, at Holy Trinity Cathedral in New Ulm with burial in the New Ulm Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at ...

Lorraine Cordes

NEW ULM — Lorraine Cordes, 90, of New Ulm died Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at the Sleepy Eye Care Center in Sleepy Eye. Funeral service will be 10 a.m Monday, July 10, 2017 at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Ulm. Burial will be in the New Ulm City Cemetery. Visitation will ...

Eleanor M. Biebl

ST. GEORGE — Eleanor M. Biebl, 91 of St. George died Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at the New Ulm Medical Center in New Ulm. Arrangements are pending with the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home of New Ulm.

Georgia Carthey

NEW ULM — Georgia Eloise Roberts Carthey, 86, of New Ulm died July 4, 2017, at Ridgeway on German. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 8, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, New Ulm. Burial will follow in New Ulm City Cemetery. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Saturday at ...

Gregory M. Steffl

SLEEPY EYE — Gregory M. Steffl, 67, died on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at the Oak Hills Living Center in New Ulm. Arrangements are pending with Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye.

Joyce Ann Zimmerman

NEW ULM — Joyce Ann Zimmerman, 86 of New Ulm died on Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at Ridgeway on German in New Ulm. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. on Monday, July 10, 2017 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in New Ulm. Ennichement will follow in the New Ulm City Cemetery Columbarium at 1:30 ...

Georgia Eloise Roberts Carthey

NEW ULM — Georgia Eloise Roberts Carthey, 86, of New Ulm died July 4, 2017, at Ridgeway on German. In her final days she was surrounded by the loving care of her family, and she will be sorely missed. Funeral Service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 8, at Our Savior’s Lutheran ...

Margaret (Gronholz) Hazzard

NEW ULM — Margaret (Gronholz) Hazzard, 91, of New Ulm died Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at the Prairie Senior Cottages in New Ulm. Funeral service will be 11 AM Friday, July 7, 2017 at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Ulm with Pastor Timothy Smith officiating. Burial will follow ...

Donna Hood

NEW ULM — Donna Hood, 91, of New Ulm died Sunday, July 2, 2017 at Trinity Suites Memory Care in Farmington. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 7, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in New Ulm with Monsignor Douglas Grams celebrating the Mass. Burial will be in the ...

Bernard R. Krzmarzick

SLEEPY EYE — Bernard R. Krzmarzick, age 89, passed away Wednesday June 28 2017 at the Sleepy Eye Care Center. A Private Family Memorial Service is planned at Sturm Funeral Home. Interment will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Sleepy Eye. Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home ...

Vincent “Vince” Wallace Sandhurst

NEW ULM — Vincent “Vince” Wallace Sandhurst, age 81 of New Ulm died Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at the North Memorial Hospital in Robinsdale. Funeral service will be 11 am on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at the Cambria Presbyterian Church in Cambria. Pastor Penny Johnson will officiate, and ...