Obituaries

Irene M. Wenisch, 99, of Springfield, died Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at the St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Visitation will be from 9:00-10:30 a.m. Friday, March  22 in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd, St. John Lutheran Home followed by the funeral service at 10:30 a.m. with Chaplain Noel...
Robert  (Bob) Rader, 87, Alexandria, died Thursday,  March 7, 2019. A  retired educator, he was an instructor/cadre sergeant while serving in the U.S. Army, then taught and coached at schools in Battle Lake and Alexandra.   In the late 1960s, he started the first law-related education course in...
Jason Lorenzen, 50, of Springfield, died on Sunday, March 10, 2019. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Springfield Golf Course on Saturday, March 16, from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.  Jason Don Lorenzen was born in Grafton, North Dakota., on May 1, 1968. He graduated from St. Thomas High School and...
Betty Lou Mickelson, 81, of Springfield, died on Friday, March 8, 2019, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Visitation will be Thursday, March 14, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd, St. John Lutheran Home, followed by the funeral service at 11:30. Chaplain Noel...
Lloyd Richard Anderson age 90, of Comfrey, Minnesota died on March 6, 2019, at his home in Comfrey, MN.  Lloyd Richard Anderson was born on September 6, 1928 on the family farm in Comfrey, MN to Leonard and Maggie Anderson. He attended school in Burnstown Twp and later enlisted in the United States...
Ervin J. Hoecherl, 92, of Sycamore, Illinois, died Sunday, March 3, 2019, at the DeKalb County Rehab and Nursing Center. He was born Nov. 11, 1926 in Springfield, Brown County, Minnesota, to Joseph and Catherine (Saffert) Hoecherl.  He married Joan Bennett on July 24, 1954. Ervin was a U.S. Navy...
Frank Suess, 63, of Springfield, died on Saturday, March 2, 2019, at his home in Springfield. Visitation will be on Saturday, March 9, from 9:30 am to 11:00 a.m. at St. Raphael Catholic Church. The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in St. Raphael Church with Father Phil Schotzko...
G.M. “Mike” Pieschel, 91, of Springfield, died on February 27, 2019, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Visitation will be in St. Raphael Catholic Church Thursday, March 7, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and continuing Friday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St....
Brunilla Schilling, 78, of Sleepy Eye, died on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, at Prairie Senior Cottages in New Ulm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. today (Wednesday, Feb. 20) in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Sleepy Eye, with Msgr. Eugene Lozinski officiating.  Interment will be in St....
David Ludewig, 77, Sleepy Eye died Friday, Feb.10, 2019, at Divine Providence Community Home in Sleepy Eye. Funeral service was held Thursday, Feb. 4, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sleepy Eye. He was born March 26, 1941, to Raymond and Gertrude (Schumacher) Ludewig. He married Marietta Guttum on...

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