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    Allen W. Scharf

    August 19, 1940 – June 17, 2019 Allen W. Scharf, age 78, of New Prague, died peacefully, with his wife at his side, on Monday, June 17, 2019 at The Lodge on Natchez Ave.  Al was born on August 19, 1940 in New Prague to Wilmer and Elizabeth Ann (Davis) Scharf.  He attended New Prague High School and then began his lifelong work of over-the-road trucking.  For a few years, he drove for others before owning his own company, A & R Trucking for over 50 years.  In those 50 years, he also owned multiple car wash businesses.  Al married Patricia Turek Kubes on August 19, 1989 in New Prague. …

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    Betty Marie Braun, 88

    Betty Marie Braun, 88, died on Monday, June 17, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Health System Hospital in New Prague. Visitation will be held Friday, June 21, 2019, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Schoenbauer Funeral Home in Montgomery. Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m.

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    Kymberli Ann El-Wailli

    October 16, 1967 – June 16, 2019 Kymberli (Kym) Ann El-Wailli, age 51, of New Prague, MN passed away unexpectedly on June 16, 2019.  She was born October 16, 1967, to parents, Ronald (RJ) and Frances Sticha (Lonsdale, MN). She grew up in Lonsdale and is the oldest of 4 children. She was married to Tim El-Wailli for 25 years and they have 3 children, Mitchell, Phillip, and Sadie. After high school, Kym went on to study in radio-TV broadcasting at Austin Technical College.  She later worked at CVN, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Lonsdale Library, was a stay-at-home mom for many years and was currently employed at Twin City Greetings.   Kym enjoyed…

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    Keith R. Pieper, 72

    Keith R. Pieper, age 72 of Henderson, died Sunday, June 16, 2019 at the Ridgeview Nursing and Rehab Center in Le Sueur. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 22 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Henderson. Fr. Sam Perez will officiate the Mass.

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    Jerry K. Most, 81

    Jerry K. Most, age 81, of New Prague, died suddenly of a massive heart attack on Friday, June 14, 2019 at his home at Praha Village. Jerry was born on April 20, 1938, in Ellsworth, Wisconsin to Stanley and Marguerite (Melgaard) Most.

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    Jerry K. Most

    April 20, 1938 – June 14, 2019 Jerry K. Most, age 81, of New Prague, died suddenly of a massive heart attack on Friday, June 14, 2019 at his home at Praha Village.  Jerry was born on April 20, 1938, in Ellsworth, Wisconsin to Stanley and Marguerite (Melgaard) Most.  He was raised by his maternal grandparents in Ellsworth, graduated from Ellsworth High School, and entered the US Navy, having come from a proud military family.  Jerry married his high school sweetheart and the love of his life, Mary Lou Rosenberg, on July 7, 1956 in Ellsworth.  Jerry spent 45 years in the electrical industry as an electrical project manager in…

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    Michael “Carp” Sery, 67

    Michael “Carp” Sery, age 67, of Montgomery, passed away on Tuesday, June 11, at his home in Montgomery. Visitation will be held on Friday, June 21 from 9 a.m. to noon at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Montgomery with funeral mass following. Private interment will be at a later date.

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    Phyllis I. Johnson

    June 3, 1921 – June 11, 2019 Phyllis (Olund) Johnson, 98, of New Prague died June 11, at the Mala Strana Residence in New Prague. She is survived by her son Reid (Cynthia) and grandchildren Brianna (Eric) Fischer, Aaron (Mary-Elizabeth) Johnson, and Lizzy (Alex) Larson, and three great-grandchildren, Maribelle Fischer, Zella Fischer and Winter Larson.Phyllis was proceeded in death by her husband Clifford, daughter Ann, and brothers Wesley Olund, Lloyd Olund, Gordon Olund, and sister Shirley Peterson. She is also survived by four nieces and one nephew, all of whom had a special place in her heart.Phyllis was born to Charles and Elna Olund in Cambridge, MN. She graduated from…