Obituaries

PatriciaJenniges Patricia ‘Patti’ Jenniges, 54, of Highlands, Texas, formerly of Springfield and Morton, died November 11, 2016, at Baytown, Texas, Methodist Hospital. A Service of Remembrance following visitation was held at the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 26,...
This world lost a remarkable woman on Nov. 9, 2016. Evelyn Ochs Claiborne (age 98) died in Orlando at Westminster Towers, her home since 2004. She was born on August 19, 1918, in Springfield, Minnesota to parents Cleo and Walter Ochs along with siblings Larry (deceased), Bob (deceased), Patty and...
Kenneth Hagert, 51, of Sanborn, died on Wednesday, November 16, 2016, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Springfield. Funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, November 21, at Zion Lutheran Church in Sanborn with Pastor Matthew Sprunger officiating.  Interment was in Zion Lutheran Cemetery....
Fred Dauer Sr., 92, died on November 8, 2016, at his home in Springfield. Visitation was held Sunday afternoon at Sturm Funeral Home and continued Monday at St. Raphael Catholic Church.  Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, November 14, at St. Raphael Catholic Church with The Rev...
Dorothy Ellen Pramann, 92, passed on Nov. 3, 2016, at Cherrywood Pointe in Savage. She was born on July 5, 1924, to Ethel and Reuben Potter in New Ulm, and grew up on the family homestead in Springfield. As a youngster, Dorothy was active in 4-H Club for many years. She worked summers and weekends...
  Keith H. Wendland, 54, of Arlington, died Thursday, October 27, 2016, while hunting south of Arlington. Keith Henry Wendland was born on May 10, 1962, to Marvin and Fern (Brinkman) Wendland in Springfield. Keith graduated from Springfield High School in 1980 and went on to attend Concordia...
  A gathering of friends and a celebration of the life of Harold Schwartz, 88, of Minneota, took place at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 22, at Rehkamp Horvath Funeral Home in Minneota. Military honors at the Minneota Veterans Park followed the service. Harold Carl Schwartz was born November 13,...
  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...

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