Sunday, August 14, 2022

Obituaries

Beverly Long Stone died at her home in Fairbanks, Alaska on February 20, 2022. She graced the world with her presence for 92 years and will be remembered for her soft voice and her sharp mind and wit. Beverly was born at home in Grant County, Wisconsin, to Hiram and Dorothy Long, on July 13, 1929....
Susan “Sue” Marie Virnig, 60, of Dodge Center, MN passed away on Saturday, February 26, 2022, at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Rochester, MN. Sue was born on May 27, 1961, in Lanesboro, MN to Gerald John and Ruth Louise (Colgan) Virnig.  She grew up in Dodge Center and attended school there, until she...
Audrey Jean Wigham (Reynolds) was called home to her Lord and Savior on February 11, 2022, at the age of 76. She was born on June 27, 1945, to Albert and Mary Reynolds in Blooming Prairie. She was married to Paul Wigham on November 6, 1965. They were married 56 years, building a beautiful family...
JoAnn Louise Thoe, 90, passed away on February 9, 2022, at Cascade Creek Memory Care in Rochester. JoAnn was born on the Peck Place in Beaver, Winona County, the daughter of Claude and Agnes (Yarolimek) Peck. The family lived in Beaver four- and one-half years and then moved to St. Charles where...
Millie Wendler, 81, of Kasson passed away Monday, February 7, 2022 at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester, surrounded by her loving family. Millie was born November 7, 1940 in Byron, to Forest and Wilma Wharton. She graduated from Byron High School and then attended Morningside College in Iowa with...
Harriet M. Wright, 97, a longtime resident of Kasson, died on January 31, 2022, at Samaritan Bethany in Rochester where she resided the past few months. Harriet was born to George and Mary Adkins October 1, 1924, at their farm near Grinnell, Iowa. She graduated from Grinnell High School and she...
Marion Lorraine Falch, 90, longtime Austin, resident passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday morning, January 25, 2022. For the last 10 months, she was a resident at Field Crest Care Center in Hayfield. Marion was born near Hayfield, the second daughter of five, to Fred and Bertha (Olson)...
Em Yennie, 74, of Mazeppa, died peacefully at her home on Thursday, February 10, 2022. Visitation will be from 4 until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, February 16, 2022, at Michaelson Funeral Home in West Concord. A memorial service will follow at 7 p.m. that evening. Em Lee Yennie, the daughter of John H....
Donald Kenneth Spilman, 79, of Scottsdale, Ariz., passed away at Shadow Mountain Memory Care in Phoenix on February 2, 2022. Don was born to Donald Walter and Doris Alice Spilman in St. Paul. The Spilman family relocated to Mantorville in 1949 and went on to own Don & Doris’ Barber and Beauty...
Eleanor Staplekamp, 95, of Kasson passed away Tuesday, February 1, 2022, at Seasons Hospice House in Rochester. Eleanor was born on May 23, 1926 in Salem Township near Rock Dell to George and Ella Amundson. She attended country school in Salem Township and was graduated from Rochester High School...

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