Thursday, February 29, 2024

Obituaries

Donna Mae (Johnston) Dutton, age 90, died at peacefully at Circle Drive Manor on Wednesday, August 23, 2023 after a lengthy illness, with her daughter Betty, who spent the last 2.5 weeks by her side. Donna was born August 21, 1933 near Hayfield to Vernon and Jeanette (McEathron) Johnston. She went...
William Eugene Shobe, Jr. passed away on August 19, 2023, surrounded by family after battling cancer of the esophagus. He was the loving father of Joshua Shobe and his wife, Beatriz and of Tamara Latchem and her husband Jacob, dear brother of Linda Locarnini, and cherished grandfather of...
Sharon Kay Toland, 82, of Austin, MN, passed away on Thursday, August 24, 2023, at home surrounded by her children after a 21-month journey with Glioblastoma brain cancer. Sharon Spears was born October 16, 1940, to Harry and Myrtle Spears in Spencer, IA. Sharon met Clark Toland in the 5th grade at...
Theresa L. “Terry” Draeger, age 75, of Kasson, passed away August 7, 2023, at her home. Theresa Louise was born on January 6, 1948, in Minneapolis, to John “Jack” and Margaret (Nelson) Keiffer.  She graduated from Hopkins High School with the class of 1966.  Terry was married to Frank Draeger on...
Larry "Bear" Monte King, age 69, of Byron, Minnesota died on Monday, August 21, 2023 at Seasons Hospice House in Rochester, MN after a courageous battle with cancer and congestive heart failure. Larry was born on May 6 to Laurance and Iva (Chilson) King in Rochester in 1954. Larry graduated from...
Tony N. Distad, 79, left this earth and earned his wings on August 17th, 2023. He was born January 4th, 1944. Born and raised on a farm in Hayfield, Tony learned to appreciate animals and hard work. In 1964 he met and married his soul mate and best friend Pat (Gloria) Louks. They started their...
Betty Marilyn (Adamson) Prigge, age 91, of Byron passed away peacefully at home on Thursday August 17, 2023 surrounded by family. Betty was born to Paul and Mildred (Mahon) Adamson on January 10, 1932 on the family farm near Byron.  Betty attended Olmsted County School District #26, a one room...
Jane Mary Matti, 78, of Dodge Center, MN passed away on Saturday, August 12, 2023, at Fairview Care Center in Dodge Center. Jane was born on August 18, 1944, in Owatonna to Herbert and Mary (Hrtanek) Johnson.  She grew up in Austin until her Junior year, when her dad got a job at Jostens in...
Laird “Larry” Matti, age 76, of Rochester passed away peacefully August 6, 2023, at Fairview Care Center surrounded by his family. Laird Paul Matti was born on January 23, 1947, to Paul and Jeanne Matti at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester. He was raised in rural Pine Island and graduated from Pine...
In Loving Memory of Ken Halliday   It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Kenneth “Ken” William David Halliday, a beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend. Kenneth departed this world on July 31, 2023, at his home in Austin, leaving behind a legacy of...

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