Obituaries

Joan (Doucet) Hoffman, longtime resident of Springfield, died early Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at St. John Lutheran Home.  Joan’s funeral will be held in Springfield during the summer, when her life as a beautiful mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend will be celebrated.  Joan had just turned...
John Peter Andreasen, better known to all who knew and loved him as “Jack,” passed away surrounded by his family, in Sioux Falls, S.D., on Feb. 22, 2017, at the age of 91. He was preceded in death by Carol, his beloved wife of 64 years; his father, Peter, and mother, Rose; sister Margarethe (Vaneck...
Richard LeFebre, 87, of Litchfield died Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at Meeker Memorial Hospital.   Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 7, at the United Methodist Church in Litchfield, where he was a member for many years.   Richard was born on June 21, 1929, in Lodgepole, S.D...
Fred Coners Sr., 82, of Springfield, died on Friday, March 3, 2017, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Visitation will be at the Sturm Funeral Home on Thursday, March 9, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., and will continue on Friday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. The service will be held at the Sturm Funeral...
Gail Kathrine Carrick, 71, of Savage, Minnesota, passed away peacefully on February 21, 2017.    She was preceded in death by her mother and father Tillie and Emil Anderson and her brother Loran. Gail is survived by her husband of 50 years Richard, her daughter Shannon, her son Shawn (Ann) and...
Stella Dohrer, 88, was called to Jesus on Feb. 21, 2017, at Friendship Village Hospice in Tempe, Arizona, after a short illness. Stella was born in Kingswood, England, on Nov. 4, 1928, to Abraham and Rosina Grivell.  She grew up living through World War II and met and married an American GI,...
Marie Eva Lang, 90, of Springfield, died on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield. Mass of Christian Burial was conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, at St. Raphael Catholic Church with The Rev. Phil Schotzko officiating.  Interment was in St. Raphael Cemetery. Marie...
Mass of Christian Burial for Beatrice “Bea” Haala, 94, of Comfrey, will be held at 10:30 a.m. today (Wednesday, Feb. 22) at the St. Paul Catholic Church in Comfrey with The Rev. Andy Michels officiating. Interment will be at the St. Paul Catholic Cemetery.  Visitation from 4:00 to 7:00 Tuesday at...
*/ Joan Hoffman, 75, of Springfield, died Thursday, Feb.16, 2017, at St. John Lutheran Home. A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date.   Arrangements are with Sturm Funeral Home.
Mary Ann Kotten, 78, of Sleepy Eye, died on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, at Sleepy Eye Care Center.  Mass of Christian Burial was conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sleepy Eye with The Rev. Andy Michels officiating.  Interment was in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery....

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