Obituaries

James Gottlieb Wenzel
  James Gottlieb Wenzel, age 96, entered gently into the presence of his Lord Jesus, surrounded by family at his home in Saratoga, California, on October 26, 2022.  James was born on October 16, 1926 , in Springfield Minnesota, the 3rd child (of 4) and only son of Elvira and Gottlieb Wenzel. After...
Robert “Dick” Belling
Robert “Dick” Belling, 79, of Motley passed away peacefully with his family by his side, October 25, 2022 after battling health issues. Funeral service took place at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 31, 2022 at the Brenny Family Funeral Chapel. A visitation took place one hour prior to services....
Clifford Keith Voge
  Clifford Keith Voge, age 69, of Minneapolis passed away October 7, 2022. Cliff was born in Springfield to Alfred and Betty Voge. He attended school there until his family moved to Walnut Grove where he graduated. He then earned a degree in accounting. He worked as a CPA for years in Boston, San...
Judith (Judy) Anne Thebado
  Judith (Judy) Anne Thebado, 64, of Thompson, CT, passed away at the home she shared with her brother, Jeff, on October 14, 2022, surrounded by her loving brothers and sisters.  Over the last 10 years or so, Judy was plagued with many medical issues, and she fought them all with courage and grace...
Betty Gits
  Betty Gits, CSJ, a dynamic teacher, gregarious lover of people, gifted storyteller, avid Minnesota Twins fan and woman of deep faith, was born in Marshall, Minnesota on March 22, 1925 to Edmund and Theresa (Honsa) Gits.  In 1943, she entered the community of the Sisters of St. Joseph where she...
Jacob "Jake" Foss
  Jacob "Jake" Foss, age 77, of Wheaton, MN passed away Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at his residence in Wheaton.  A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, October 22, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at the Bainbridge Funeral Home in Wheaton with Fr. Stan Wieser officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior...
Einer "Jim" Nelsen
  Einer "Jim" Nelsen, age 98, formerly of Springfield, MN died on September 3, 2022.   Visitation will be on Friday, October 21, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m at the Sundown Lutheran Church, Sundown Township, Redwood County, MN.  Service will be held at the church on Friday, October 21, 2022 at...
Lorraine Polzin
  Lorraine Polzin, age 92, of New Ulm passed away from complications of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy on Friday, October 7, 2022 at St. Gertrude’s Health and Rehabilitation Center in Shakopee.  Memorial service will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 14, 2022 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in New Ulm...
Lorna Runck
  Lorna Runck age 85, of Lamberton died on October 1, 2022, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield, MN. Visitation was on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Sturm Funeral Home in Lamberton and continued at the United Methodist Church in Lamberton on Thursday from 10...
Angeline (Angie) Bertha Portner
  Angeline (Angie) Bertha Portner of New Ulm, MN, age 96, died peacefully on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at Brookdale Assisted Living in Eagan, MN.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Friday, October 7, 2022 at Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in New Ulm. Father Gerald Meidl will celebrate the...

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