Obituaries

Born during a blizzard on February 4, 1929 to parents, Andrew Paul and Hattie (Green) Rans in Springfield, MN her parents selected the name Lois Mae for their 5th child who was christened on March 3, 1929 at St. Joseph Church, Clements, MN. She grew up on the family farm in Sundown Township in...
Joan Bloemke age 92, of Waseca, MN died on June 6, 2020, at Woodstone Senior Living in Hutchinson, MN.  A private family service and burial will take place in Springfield,.  Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com...
David J. Augustin age 77 passed away peacefully at the St. Cloud Hospital due to the coronavirus and surrounded by the dedicated medical staff on June 5, 2020. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, St. Cloud. David was born August 10, 1942 along with his twin...
Sister Mary Norleen Rans passed away June 3, 2020 in North Mankato.  She was born February 4, 1929 in Springfield, Minnesota to Andrew and Hattie Rans.  She grew up on the family farm in Sundown Township, Redwood County.  In 1947 she entered into the candidature of the Sisters of Notre Dame and the...
Walter “Wally” Ernest Mohler, age 89 of Cottage Grove, passed away on May 27, 2020 due to an overwhelming stroke.  Walter was born on November 6, 1930 in New Ulm, MN to Ernest and Lydia (Schaub) Mohler. Most of his childhood was spent in Wabasso and Lamberton, MN. He graduated from Lamberton High...
Thomas Hayden, age 73, of Springfield, MN died on May 24, 2020, at his home.  Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, there will be a graveside service and Celebration of Life held at a later date.   Inurnment will be at the St. Raphael Catholic Cemetery in Springfield, MN.  Arrangements are with the...
Donna Glee (Amsden) Block, age 94, died Sunday, May 24, 2020 at the Crosby Care Center.  Private family interment will be in Jeffers, MN.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Brenny Family Funeral Chapel, Baxter.  Donna is survived by her two children, Dawn (William) Mills and Dan Block.
Marjorie Ann Flaig, age 88, of Willmar, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 23, from natural causes, at Bethesda Grand Nursing Home in Willmar.   A private family service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 28, at the Church of St. Mary in Willmar.  Interment will be in the church cemetery...
Roy A. Therkilsen age 97, formerly of rural Comfrey, MN and Jeffers died on May 18, 2020, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield, MN.  A private family service took place at Christ Lutheran Cemetery in Stately Township on Thursday, May 21, 2020.  The family is planning a memorial service at a...
Carol DiAnn Meidl age 83, of Springfield, died on May 11, 2020, at New Ulm Medical Center in New Ulm, MN.  There was a private family service on Friday, May 15, 2020 at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery in Springfield.  The family is planning a memorial service later this summer.  Arrangements were with...

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