Obituaries

Charles “Charlie” Franklin, 70, passed away peacefully surrounded by family, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at the New Ulm Medical Center.  Charlie was born July 5, 1948, to Leon and Irene (Schuchard) Franklin in St. Paul Park, Minnesota, the youngest of three children.  He graduated from Saint Paul Park...
Max W. Groebner, 96, died Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at Oak Hills Living Center in New Ulm. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in New Ulm.  Pastor David Nissen will officiate.  Burial will be at the Soldier’s Rest section of the City Cemetery in New...
Darlene Harmon, 104, of Comfrey, died on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, in the New Hope Lutheran Church in Comfrey with Rev. Jerome Klotz and Chaplain Noel Wetter officiating. Interment was in the...
Dawn M. Flor, 44, of Fremont, Nebraska, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at Fremont Methodist Health.  She is survived by her husband, David Flor of Fremont, and formerly of Springfield, Minnesota; daughter, Mohriah (Julius Hass) Mayer; parents, Karen Taylor and Harold C. (Carol) Taylor; brothers,...
Donald Henry Steve, 88, of Sartell, formerly of Sanborn, died on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, at the Country Manor in Sartell. Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Sanborn with Father Anthony Hesse officiating. Interment will be at the Sanborn...
Gordon Fromm, 70, of Springfield, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Mass of Christian Burial was held at the St. Raphael Catholic Church at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, with Father Phil Schotzko officiating.   Interment was in St. Raphael Cemetery. Gordon Alfred...
Phyllis Groebner, 64, of Clements,  died on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Springfield. Mass of Christian Burial was held in the Church of St. Joseph in Clements, at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, with  Father Andy Michels officiating. Interment was in St. Joseph’s Catholic...
Angaila (Gail) Ilene Essig, 99, of Springfield, died on Dec. 26, 2018, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Visitation and funeral service will be Monday, Jan. 14, in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd at St. John Lutheran Home. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., and the funeral service...
James F. Berg, 54, of Palmer Township, Pennsylvania, died Dec. 23, 2018. The son of Frederick and Dolores (Florek) Berg, he was born in Redwood Falls. He enjoyed a 34-year career as a sales consultant and manager at Morton Buildings. He is survived by his wife, Joan Berg; and three children, James...
Phyllis Jean Nelsen,  91,  of Springfield, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield.  Visitation will be Thursday, Jan. 3, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd, St. John Lutheran Home where a Celebration of Life will follow at 11:00.  Chaplain...

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