Obituaries

  Mildred Weckwerth, 81, of Springfield, died Tuesday, October 18, 2016, at her home. Funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 22, at Zion Lutheran Church with Chaplain Noel Wetter officiating.  Interment was in Springfield City Cemetery.  Mildred Weckwerth was born August 7, 1935, in...
  Funeral services for Lorna Thorston, 98, were held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 22, at Sundown Lutheran Church, rural Springfield.   Burial will be in the church cemetery at a later date.  Mrs. Thorston died Tuesday, October 18, 2016, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Lorna Ida...
James H. Thebado, 84, died on Tuesday, October 11, 2016. James was a resident of Putnam, Connecticut at the time of his passing. He was formerly from Springfield. He married Jeanne Sward June 30, 1954. The Thebados lived in Springfield when Jim was a pharmacist and worked at the Sward-Kemp Drug Co...
Andy Lochner, 73, died Sunday, October 9, at his rural Sleepy Eye home, surrounded by family, after a long, courageous battle with cancer.    Lochner has a long record of public service.  He was a Brown County Assessor for five townships for 22 years, was a Brown County commissioner for 20 years...
Deloris Lindley, 87, of Springfield, was called home on October 12, 2016. Deloris Irene Lindley was born on June 12, 1929, to Raymond and Florence (Larson) Anderson in Westbrook. She graduated from Westbrook Schools. On Easter Sunday, March 28, 1948, Deloris was united in marriage with Donald...
Kenneth Pietz, 94, of Comfrey, Minnesota died on October 13, 2016, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. A private burial of family and friends will take place at the Congregational Cemetery in Comfrey. Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield, Minnesota. Online condolences...
Debra DeJager, 52, of Springfield, died on Sunday, October 9, 2016, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato. Visitation will be on Saturday, October 15, 2016, from 11:00 a.m. to noon at the Sturm Funeral Home, Springfield Chapel.  The funeral service will follow at 12:00 p.m. Saturday. ...
Sister Generose Gervais, longtime administrator of Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester and president of the Poverello Foundation, died Friday, October 7, 2016, in the hospital she served for so many years. She was 97. “Sister Generose was known for her faith, her quiet leadership, her wise counsel,...
Laura Ann Borchert, 94, of Springfield died Monday, September 26, 2016, at the St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Funeral service will be 12:00 p.m. on Friday, September 30, at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home-South Chape in New Ulm.  Pastor Noel Wetter will officiate, and burial will fbe in...
A Celebration of the Life of JoAnne Streich was held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, September 22, St. Raphael Catholic Church with The Rev. Phil Schotzko officiating.  Visitation preceded the service. Interment was in St. Raphael Cemetery.  Mrs. Streich died Sunday, September 18, 2016, at her home at the...

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