Obituaries

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. */
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....
Marlene Rathman, age 85, of Springfield, MN died on December 2, 2019, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield, MN.  Visitation was on Friday, December 6, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Sturm Funeral Home in Comfrey and continued on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at the church. ...
Clifford Anton Benson, age 91, of Roseville, MN and Green Valley, AZ died November 21, 2019 at Cerenity Rehab Center, White Bear Lake, MN. A memorial service will be held at the Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, on Sunday, December 15, 2019, 2:00-4:00 p.m. Cliff was born on the family...

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