Obituaries

Albert Fredolin Sellner, age 78 years and 7 months, of rural Sleepy Eye was killed in a car accident in Watonwan County on January 1, 2020.  Visitation will be on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. and will continue on Thursday from 7:30 until 10 a.m. at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye. Funeral Service...
Kurt Roiger, age 53, of Sanborn, passed away on January 1, 2020, as a result of a motor vehicle accident in Watonwan County.  Visitation will be on Monday, January 6, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield and will continue on Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a....
Ronald Earl Sawvell, age 94 of Clements, died on Friday, December 27, 2019.  Funeral Services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 4, 2020, at the Evangelical Free Church of Redwood Falls. Burial, with Military Honors, was in the New Avon Salem Cemetery. Visitation was from 10 a.m. until 11 a....
Jean Yvonne (Tauer) Lamm, age 94, of Waconia, passed away on Tuesday, December 17th, 2019. Jean was born in Springfield, November 21, 1925.  She was preceded in death by husband, James; siblings, Joan Schumann, Edward Tauer and Kathryn Bruckbauer. She is survived by children; Mary Beth (Alan)...
Carol (Schmidt) Agre passed away on December 18 in Spring, Texas.  She was born in Springfield to Donald and Evelyn Schmidt.  Local survivors are brothers Chuck (Marsha) Schmidt and Donald Schmidt, Jr. and sister-in-law Donna Schmidt.  Her funeral is in Texas on January 2.  A memorial service will...
Dill, Donald John Franklin “Don” age 86, of Otsego, Minnesota, went home to be with our Lord on December 15, 2019, due to natural causes.   Don was born on December 18, 1932 in Otsego, Minnesota to Gustave “Gus” and Elsie Dill.  Don grew up on a farm in Elk River with three beloved siblings.  He...
Mass of Christian Burial will be 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud for Carlos R. Ortega Conde, age 46, of St. Cloud who passed away Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at the St. Cloud Hospital. Rev. LeRoy Scheierl will officiate. Visitation will be 4-8 p....
Darla Rae (Reed) Knutson, 77, died at Pheasants Ridge in St. Peter on December 8, 2019. Darla was born at home in Elysian on May 6, 1942 to Dorothy (Wolters) and Edward Reed. She married James Knutson in 1961 and had three sons, Kelly, Kerry and Kim and raised them on the family farm in Nicollet....
George W. Gaffney age 88, of Springfield, MN died on December 6, 2019, at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN.  Visitation will be on Friday, December 20, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Sturm Funeral Home, Springfield Chapel and will continue on Saturday from 10:00 a.m....
Darla (Reed) Knutson, of Springfield died on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019.  She was married to David Bittler and worked as an activity assistant at St. John’s Lutheran Home in Springfield for several years. */

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