Obituaries

Wayne Schenk Wayne Schenk, 92, of Sanborn died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield, where he had been a resident since 2006. Funeral service, that followed visitation, was held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 5, at Sturm Funeral Home, Springfield Chapel, with Pastor Mark...
Monsignor Robert Wyffels Mass of Christian Burial for Monsignor Robert Wyffels, 79, most recently of Wabasso, was conducted Tuesday, December 2, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall. Interment was in Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Marshall. Father Bob died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at the...
Beatrice Stewart Beatrice E. Stewart, 83, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Thursday evening, November 27, 2014, at the Mayo Clinic - St. Marys Hospital in Rochester after a brief illness. The funeral mass was held at 11:00 a.m.  Monday, December 1, at St. Francis of Assisi Church...
Vernon 'Bing' Tordsen, 70, of Springfield died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, at the VA Hospital in Minneapolis. Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, at St. Paul Lutheran Church with Pastor Mark Luther Johnson officiating. Interment will be in the Springfield City Cemetery with military...
Robert ‘Bob’ Zangel Robert "Bob" Frank Zangel, 78, of Comfrey, died on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at Oaklawn Health Care Center in Mankato.

 Service will be held at the Sturm Funeral Home, Comfrey Chapel, at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4. 

Friends may call on the family from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m....
Leona Platz Mass of Christian Burial for Leona A. Platz, 88, was conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, at St. Raphael Catholic Church with The Rev. Phil Schotzko officiating.  Interment was in St. Raphael's Cemetery. Mrs. Platz died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at St. John Lutheran Home. Leona A....
Funeral service for Elin Johnson, 87, of Comfrey, was conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday, December 1, at New Hope Lutheran Church in Comfrey with Pastor Brian Nehring officiating.  Interment was in the West Sveadahl Lutheran Cemetery. Mrs. Johnson died peacefully surrounded by her children Thursday,...
Harold C. Renner Harold C. Renner, 73, of Rochester, Minn., died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 at Cottagewood Senior Communities.  Harold Charles Renner was born April 25, 1941, to Harold and Margery (Geschwind) Renner in Springfield, Brown County, Minnesota.  Harry proudly served his country in the...
Thomas Trapp Thomas Trapp, 69, of Sanborn, died Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, surrounded by his family at the St. Cloud Hospital. Funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at Zion Lutheran Church in Sanborn with Pastor Matthew Sprunger officiating. Interment was in the Zion Lutheran...
  James Michel Funeral service for James Michel, 67, of Springfield, was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, at Sturm Funeral Home with Pastor Dave Rupp officiating.    Mr. Michel died Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 at his home. James Ivan Michel was born Sept. 19, 1947, in Minneapolis, to William and Margaret...

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