Obituaries

Dorothy M. Nachreiner, age 88, of Rochester, MN, formerly of Springfield, died on June 4, 2021, at Madonna Towers in Rochester.  Private Service will be held at the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield, on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. The clergy will be Father Garrett Ahlers.  Interment will...
Roland “Tony” Falk, age 72, of Sanborn, MN, died on May 31, 2021, at Carris Health Redwood Hospital in Redwood Falls, MN.  Visitation was on Monday, June 7, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the United Methodist Church in Springfield.  Memorial service was held at the church on Monday at 10:00 a...
Jean (Garvin) Baynes passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 23, 2021. Jean was born December 12, 1937 to Harold and Pearl Garvin in St. Peter, MN. She attended St. Peter Public School and graduated in 1955. Following high school she moved to Minneapolis and worked as an executive secretary for Napco...
 James M. Schneider, 92, of Comfrey, passed away May 25, 2021 at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield.  Funeral Mass was held Saturday, May 29 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Comfrey with interment at St. Paul Catholic Cemetery.   James was pharmacist and at one time owned Schneider Drug in...
 John Henry McCracken, age 77, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, May 21, 2021 in Lakeland, Florida.  He was born September 24, 1943 in Gowrie, Iowa to Harold and Mary (Burgess) McCracken.  He taught agriculture and was the FFA Advisor at Springfield Public School until 1982 when the McCracken...
Sister Marie Ann Lipetzky, M.M., passed away May 19, 2021 at Maryknoll Sisters Center, Maryknoll, New York.  She was born December 28, 1923 in Clements, Minnesota to Al and Ann (Heitzig) Lipetzky.  Funeral Mass was held on May 27, 2021.  She is survived by sisters Monica Kujawa, Bernadyne Sykora,...
Sofianne "Sofie" Evers age 82, of Springfield died on May 20, 2021, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield.  Visitation was held on Monday, May 24, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Sturm Funeral Home, Springfield Chapel and will continue on Tuesday from 12:30 pm until 1:30 pm at the New...
Gloria Virginia Ryan age 96, of Springfield, MN died on May 19, 2021, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield.  Visitation will be on Friday, May 28, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the St. Raphael Catholic Church in Springfield.  Service will be held at the St. Raphael Catholic Church on...
Mass of Christian Burial for Rita Seifert Holmes, 88 of Mankato, formerly of Clements will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 14 at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Wabasso.  Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 13 at the church and one hour prior to the service.  A social and...
John Timm age 63, of Springfield, Minnesota died on May 3, 2021, in Morgan, MN.  Visitation was on Sunday, May 9, 2021 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and continued Monday from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 am at the Springfield Area Community Center.  Service was held at the Springfield Area Community Center...

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