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    Obituary: Raymond Marholz

    Raymond Everett Marholz, age 89, of Becker, Minnesota, formerly of Montevideo, passed away peacefully February 14, 2020.Ray, as he liked to be called, was born on July 19, 1930, to Everett and Hattie (Maus) Marholz, upon which time he moved to Montevideo, where he spent all but 12 years of his life. He was confirmed into St. Paul’s Lutheran Church as a youth, and later with his father, helped pour concrete for the church that still stands today. He graduated from the Montevideo High […]

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    Obituary: Ramona Niemeyer

    Ramona Niemeyer, 88, passed from this life to her heavenly home on Sunday, February 16, under hospice care at Luther Haven Nursing Home.Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 20, at 2:00 p.m. at Anderson- TeBeest Funeral Home in Montevideo. Pastor Barry Brace will officiate and interment will be at Sunset Memorial Cemetery.Visitation will be held at the funeral home for one hour before the service.Ramona Arlene Niemeyer was born July 30, 1931, to Clarence and Maude […]

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    Obituary: Twyla Kanten

    Twyla Marie Kanten 68, of Milan, died Sunday, February 9, 2020, at The Hospice of East Texas in Tyler, Texas.She grew up in Clarkfield and graduated from Clarkfield High School. She was united in marriage to Michael Kanten of Milan on January 17, 1970. Twyla and Michael raised a family in rural Milan.Twyla was preceded in death by her parents, Darwin and Ruth (Krog) Van Stelten.Twyla is survived by her husband, Michael; her sister, Carol (Bill) Hagedorn; her children, Mindy […]

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    Obituary: Elsie Carlson

    Elsie Carlson went home to the Lord on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at the Clarkfield Care Center at the age of 89.Funeral services were held Monday, February 10, 2020, at the Refuge Church in Montevideo. Pastor Bruce Jarman officiated and interment was at Terrace Lawn Memory Gardens. Elsie Faye Carlson was born to Henry and Faye (Beightol) Appelseth on January 19, 1931, the third of five children. She grew up in Clarkfield, but due to a handicap resulting from polio, she spent many of […]

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    Obituary: Kathleen O’Connell

    Kathleen “Kathy” O’Connell, 72, of Montevideo, passed away on Thursday, February 6, 2020, peacefully surrounded by her family in Montevideo. Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Interment was at the church cemetery.Kathleen Jean O’Connell was born June 24, 1947, in St. Paul to Thomas and Jean (Dalglish) Rafftery. Kathleen was baptized as an infant and in 1951 her family moved to the St. Columba Catholic parish where she attended […]

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    Obituary: Larry Mork

    Funeral services for 72-year-old Larry Mork of Madison were held Monday, Feb. 10, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Madison. Rev. Noel Herr and Rev. Terrill Bramstedt officiated at the service. Special music was provided by Lois Brehmer, organist.Honorary casket bearers were Madison High School Class of 1965, Larry’s Coffee Buddies, Bellingham Kanthak-Matthies Legion Post 441, Madison VFW Post 1656. Military Honors were provided by the Marietta American Legion Post 156 and the Vietnam […]

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    Obituary: Jerome K. Porter

    Jerome K. Porter, 84, of Chanhassen, was born March 2, 1935, in Minneapolis. He died Jan. 23, 2020.He was proceeded in death by his parents, Donald and Dorothy (Tornell) Porter, and step-daughter, Lisa (and Jim) Dummer.He is survived by his wife, Janis (Mills) Porter; children, Rick (and Debbie) Porter, David (and Jill) Porter, Tracy (and Larry) Andries, and Jim Pancake; brother, Donald (and Joyce) Porter; grandchildren, Brian, Mitch, Chelsea, Laura (and Chris), Alex, Jake, Josh, and […]

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    Obituary: Ashley Flinn

    Ashley Flinn, of Montevideo, passed away Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at the Granite Falls Hospital at the age of 47. She passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family and friends.Funeral services were held Saturday, February 1 at 11:00 a.m. at Anderson-TeBeest Funeral Home in Montevideo. Interment was in the Sunset Memorial Cemetery.Ashley was born on April 29, 1972, in Montgomery, Alabama, to Stan and Tonja Smith. She was baptized in the Baptist church in […]

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    Obituary: Warren Albrecht

    Warren “Barney” Albrecht of Monte­video died on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at his home in Montevideo at the age of 71.Memorial services will be held on Saturday, February 1 at 1:00 p.m. at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Montevideo with Rev. Donald S. McKee officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday.Warren Ernest Albrecht was born on September 15, 1948, in Montevideo to Carroll “Bud” and Ardyce (Bremseth) Albrecht. He was […]

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    Obituary: Tamera Allison

    Tamera (Tammy) Allison, 58, of Belleview, FLA, passed away on January 10, 2020.Funeral Services will be held on January 18 at 1:00 p.m. at Rainbow Springs State Park. Memorial services will be held later this spring at Bergen Lutheran Church, rural Granite Falls. Her legacy lives on through her greatly-abundant family. Her husband, Thomas; children: Michael (Kara) Winters, Corey (Nicole) Winters, and Matthew (Kristin) Winters; grandchildren: William, Lili, Rainn, Alazae, Peyton, Wyatt […]

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    Obituary: Dr. Kenneth Carter

    Dr. Kenneth Robert Carter was born on December 15, 1942, in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Floyd and Lucille (Merkens) Carter. He was baptized as an infant at the Pleasant View Lutheran Church and later confirmed at the Methodist Church in Ada, Minnesota. Growing up on a farm in rural Norman county near Ada, Ken attended school and graduated in 1960 from the Ada Public High School. He continued his education at the University of Minnesota with intentions to become a veterinarian, but his […]

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    Obituary: Virginia L. Kruger

    Virginia L. Kruger, 83, of Montevideo, formerly of Long Prairie, died January 14, 2020, at her home in Montevideo, MN.Virginia Lois Haakinson was born July 13, 1936 in Sioux City, Iowa to Ernie and Beatrice (Dragoo) Haakinson. The family moved from Iowa to Long Prairie, where she graduated in 1954. She continued her education and became a Registered Nurse. She married Norman Bican on September 25, 1965 in Montevideo. They made their home in Richfield. Virginia enjoyed sewing, doing […]

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    Obituary: Alan H. Anderson

    Alan H. Anderson, 61, of Montevideo, died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, at CCM Health.Funeral services were held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 21, at Trinity Lutheran Church of Boyd, with the Rev. Lori Wold officiating.Alan Harold Anderson was born in St. Paul to Harold and Joan (Stenson) Anderson. The family lived in a number of locations and eventually moved to the Dawson/Boyd area. Alan attended and graduated from Dawson High School. He married Razil Cruspero in 1992 and they made their home […]

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    Obituary: Debra Tjepkes

    Funeral services for 66-year-old Debra Tjepkes were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, at Calvary Baptist Church, Madison. Rev. Eric Spickelmeir officiated at the service. Scripture reading was by Cheyanne Hartman, and special music was provided by Anna Spickelmeir, pianist, with duet by Harlow and Denise Anderson. Honorary casket bearers were Debra’s grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Active casket bearers were Chris Hansen, Chris Nelson, Tom Peterson, Jacob Thell, Andrew Kerby, […]

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    Obituary: Arden D. Anderson

    Arden D. Anderson, 82, of Dawson, died Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, at Johnson Memorial Care Center.Memorial services were held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 11, at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church of Baxter, with the Rev. Matt Danielson officiating. Interment at the church cemetery.Arden DuWayne Anderson was born March 3, 1937, to Manford and Beulah (Faaberg) Anderson in Dawson. He was the first of twins and weighed only 2 lbs. 3 oz, being in the hospital for several weeks and brought home in a […]

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    Obituary: Corrine Menking

    Corrine Mae Menking, 90, formerly of rural Maynard, passed away Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, at her home in Apple Valley, surrounded by family and love.Memorial services will be held at1 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 16, at Anderson-TeBeest Funeral Home in Montevideo, with the Rev. Joel Guenningsman officiating.Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Thursday.Corrine Mae (Knudson) Menking was born May 25, 1929, in Montevideo, to Arthur Knudson Sr. and […]

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    Obituary: Dorinda Femrite

    Dorinda Femrite, 98, died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019, at the Johnson Memorial Care Center in Dawson.Memorial services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, at Johnson Memorial Care Center Chapel in Dawson, with the Rev. Kendall Stelter officiating. Burial will at the Dawson Cemetery.Dorinda Mae (Olson) Femrite was born in Maxwell Township, Lac qui Parle County, Dec. 8, 1921, the daughter of Hjalmer and Mable (Anderson) Olson. She attended school in Providence Valley Dist. #38 and […]

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    Obituary: Noel A. Smith

    Noel Allen Smith, “Snuffy,” was born n Long Lane, Mo., Aug. 27, 1925, to Mildred Smith. At the age of 4, Noel developed polio, however he never let this define him. He spent his childhood with his Uncle Neil, tearing up Dallas County, Mo. What one of the boys did not think of, the other one did. As Noel grew up, he moved around to various parts of the county. He loved to tinker on anything and everything. It started with small things, evolved into cars, through which he found his […]