Thursday, May 30, 2024

Obituaries

Emil Sowieja, 100, of Dodge Center, MN passed away on Tuesday, December 12, 2023, at Mayo Clinic Methodist Hospital in Rochester. Emil was born on Easter Sunday, April 1, 1923, at the family farm home in Holdingford. Emil was the sixth child out of ten to be born to John and Anna Sowieja. In 1940,...
On December 1st, 2023 Charles (Chuck) Blood passed away surrounded by his family at his home in Chino Valley, AZ. He was 74 years old. Chuck is survived by many loved ones including his partner of 44 years Mary Gallagher, his step-children Natelie Blasius and Jessica Freerksen, grand children Hans...
Clement Joseph Besch, 92, passed away on December 8, 2023. He was born February 7,1931, in Whittemore, IA, to William and Isabel Besch. Clem graduated from Presentation Academy in Whittemore. He then served in the US Army in Italy during the Korean Conflict in the Signal Corps. After returning from...
Paul E. Arndt, West Concord, MN.  Born January 2, 1936. Died December 2, 2023.  Paul married Irene (Mineheine) Nyfeler in 1969.  Of this union one son Bradley Jon Arndt was born. Paul is survived by Brad, his wife Angela and their children Jack and Olivia.  Paul is also survived by three step-...
MaryJane (Rossi) Bishop, age 88, passed away on November 16, 2023, at the Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield, Minnesota. She was surrounded by her family. MaryJane was born August 6, 1935, to Walter and Pauline (Stucky) Rossi on a family farm east of Berne, with her 4 sisters. MaryJane attended...
Richard Emmett Pollock, 87, passed away on November 21, 2023, at his home in Hayfield. Richard was born on February 20, 1936, the son of Sidney and Elnora (Noward) Pollock in Waterville, Ohio.  He graduated from Anthony Wayne High School in Whitehouse, Ohio. He served in the Navy for three years....
Beverly Jean Simonson, 85, passed away at Field Crest Care Center in Hayfieldm, MN, on November 17, 2023. Beverly was born on November 3, 1938, the daughter of Fred and Leonna (Boysen) Geiser in Hayfield. She graduated from Hayfield High School in 1956 and was united in marriage to Sherman Simonson...
Katherine "Kate" Joan (Drilling) Henderson of Dodge Center, MN passed away on November 18, 2023, at the age of 85. Kate was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, and friend to many. Kate was born February 22, 1938, in St. Paul to Edmund and Amelia (Robinson) Drilling. She...
Royce Ralph Helmbrecht, age 75, of Austin, MN, went to be with the Lord on Monday, November 13, 2023, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin. Royce was born December 7, 1947, to Ralph and Phyllis (Wyttenbach) Helmbrecht in Owatonna. He was raised on a farm in southeastern Minnesota and attended...
Alice Ann Klossner passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, November 11, 2023, at Pine Haven Care Center in Pine Island. She was 11 days short of her 86th birthday at the time of her death. Alice was born November 22, 1937, in Pine Island, MN.  Alice was one of 8 children born to Robert and...

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