Saturday, December 4, 2021

Obituaries

Rochelle Lee (Gillard) Kasper, 64, of West Concord, passed away on Saturday, March 20, 2021, at Saint Marys Hospital surrounded by her loving family after a long battle with lung cancer. Rochelle Lee Gillard was born on Aug. 11, 1956 to Glen Thomas Gillard and Ardella Mae (Walker) Gillard in West...
Robert E. Pike, 86, of Kasson, passed away on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at Fairview Care Center in Dodge Center. Robert was born on Oct. 21, 1934 in New Haven Township, Minn. to Harold and Irene (Jedike) Pike. He met the love of his life, Barbara Knutson, while she was still in high school in...
Renee  Hedberg, 85, of Owatonna, died Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at Traditions II in Owatonna. She was born Jan. 17, 1936 in Emmons County, N.D., the daughter of William and Myrtle (Harwood) Keifer. She attended school in Kasson.  On Oct. 11, 1953, she married Robert L. Hedberg. The couple lived on a...
Philip E. DuBois, age 98 of Sauk Centre, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on  Friday March 19, 2021 at Fairway Pines Assisted Living in Sauk Centre. A Mass of Christian Burial was held March 24 at the St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Sauk Centre with Rev. Jeremy Theis officiating. ...
Elaine Rose Rud, 90, of Kasson, passed away on Sunday, March 21, 2021 at her home. Elaine was born on Nov. 8, 1930 to Emil and Ragna (Lee) Asleson in Ambrose, N.D. She attended Oak Grove High School in Fargo, N.D. After high school she attended college in Minot, N.D .and in Williston, N.D. She went...
Derrik Matthew Johnson, 30, of Byron, died on Thursday, March 18, 2021, at his home in Kasson. He was born on March 8, 1991 to Kevin and Hollee Johnson. Derrik was a graduate of Byron High School and went on to complete the Building Utilities Mechanic Program (BUM) at RCTC. Derrik was employed at...
David Robert Johnston, 72, of Rochester, passed away Wednesday, March 10, 2021, due to complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). He was born April 22, 1948, the only child to Jean (Woodward) and Robert Johnston. He was always surrounded by many cousins, aunts and uncles,...
Robert James "Jim" Buehler Sr., 92, of West Concord, died Thursday, March 11, 2021, at the Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus in Rochester surrounded by his loving family. He was born Aug.10, 1928, in Milton Township, Dodge County, the son of Walter and Ruth (Lehnherr) Buehler. Jim graduated...
Lyle “Slats” Papenfuss, age 78, passed away on March 2, 2021 at Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield.  He was born on Dec. 28, 1942 to Howard and Winnie (Greenwood) Papenfuss of LaCrescent.  Slats attended LaCrosse Central High School where he was named to the AP All-State Basketball First Team...
Maria Ortega, 71, of Dodge Center, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family. Maria was born on July 20, 1949 in Hughes, Ark. to Juan and Adela (Ochoa) Dominguez. Maria and her family had moved to Texas and there she began to work at Levi Strauss as a seamstress. ...

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