Obituaries

Barbara Cooperrider Dorn (Mrs. George Neal Dorn), died on Sunday, May 31, 2015, at the Green Mountain Nursing Home in Colchester, Vermont, at the age of 91.   She was born on March 3, 1924, in Columbus, Ohio, to Luke and Lola Cooperrider, she lived the first 10 years of her life in Worthington,...
Leo A. Kettner “Bopa”, age 87, of Bloomington left us on May 14, 2015 surrounded by family. He was born in Springfield, Minnesota.  He was the only child of Alfred Kettner and Dorothy Forrest and was preceded in death by his parents and son-in-law, R.J Banse.  Leo is survived by his wife of 64...
James (Jim) Richard Gieseke, 69, died Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at his home on Clark Lake, Minnesota.  Jim was born to Bernardt (Ben) and Esther (Schenk) Gieseke in Comfrey, Minnesota, on July 19, 1945.  Spending the majority of his years in Springfield, Jim raised his three children and owned and...
Greta Jensen, 84, of Springfield, died on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at St. John Lutheran Home.  Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m.  Friday, May 29, at Sundown Lutheran Church in Sundown Township with the Rev. Juanita Harberts officiating.  Interment will be Sundown Lutheran Cemetery.  Visitation...
Funeral for Clarence Weiss, 86, of Comfrey, was held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 18, at St. Raphael Catholic Church with The Rev. Andy Michels officiating.  Interment was in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Sleepy Eye. Mr. Weiss died Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Springfield...
Georgine Hofmann, 85 of Sanborn, died Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato. Visitation Sunday, May 17, at Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield preceded the funeral service at Zion Lutheran Church in Sanborn at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 18. Pastor Matthew Sprunger officiated at...
Thomas Hession Thomas Richard Hession, 66, of Springfield, and formerly of Mankato, died on May 5, 2015, at Hillcrest Health Care Center in Mankato after a struggle with cancer.   Tom was born on November 19, 1948, to Charles F. and Ethel Hession in Indianapolis, Indiana. In the 1960s, his family...
Raymond Robert Jenkins, 76, of Dodge Center, died on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at Homestead Hospice House in Owatonna. Raymond was born on August 11, 1938, to Lester Faye and Esther Clara (Meine) Jenkins in Springfield, Brown County, Minnesota.  He married Judith Meine in 1961, they had two children...
Leo Wersal Mass of Christian Burial for Leo Wersal, 79, of Marshall, was conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 25, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall. Interment was in Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Marshall. Leo died on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at the Sanford Healthcare Center in Sioux Falls...
Milton Trebesch Funeral service for Milton R. Trebesch, 87, of Clements, was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 18, at Zion Lutheran Church in Springfield with Pastor David G. Fretham officiating. Interment was in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Clements. Mr. Trebesch died on Monday, April 13, 2015,...

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