Sunday, October 2, 2022

Obituaries

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...
Grace K. Nelson of Gainesville passed away peacefully at home on Friday, January 28, 2022. She was 84. Born in Kasson, to Paul and Cecil Kautz, Grace grew up on a dairy farm, spending her days beneath the shade of the lilac bushes. Grace met the love of her life, Ole Nelson, in high school. They...
Minor “Corky” Delano Buckingham, was a loving father, grandfather, brother, and friend. He died unexpectedly in his home on February 1, 2022 at the age of 76. He was born in Owatonna, to Minor and Jean (Mulvihill) Buckingham. Corky graduated from West Concord High School and attended Mankato State...
Clark Adrian Toland, 80, of Austin, passed away at his home on February 3, 2022, after a 14-month battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia, surrounded by his family. Clark was born on November 2, 1941, in Spencer, Iowa to Glenn and Wanda (Moore) Toland and grew up on the family farm near Dickens, Iowa....

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