Thursday, April 15, 2021

Obituaries

Marvin “Marv” Ronald Camerer, age 73 of Blooming Prairie, passed away Saturday, March 20, 2021 at home surrounded by family, following a short illness. Marv was born in Austin to Lloyd and Pearl (Eggestein) Camerer on March 27, 1947. He attended school in Austin and when he was in third grade his...
Delores E. Wilke, age 87, of Owatonna, died peacefully on Thursday, March 11, 2021. She was born on Oct. 6, 1933 to George and Clara (Courier) Klingbeil on the family farm near Bricelyn. She graduated from high school in 1951 and went on to become a licensed practical nurse. She worked as a nurse...
Donna Mae Turnmire, 86 of Austin, passed away Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Home. Donna was born Aug. 28, 1934 to Frank and Ruth (Nelson) Stiebler. She graduated from Blooming Prairie High School. On May 15, 1954, she married Robert Turnmire at Oakland Lutheran Church in Mower...
Bernard “Bud” J. Pribyl, 97, formerly of the Medford area, died Sunday, March 14, 2021 at the Brooks of Owatonna. He was born May 2, 1923 in Steele County to Charles and Minnie (Pechachek) Pribyl. He graduated from Owatonna High School in 1941. Bud married the love of his life Dorothy (Pfeifer) on...
Jean Ann (Thiele) Larson passed away March 10, 2021 at the Emerald of Faribault. Funeral Mass was Monday, March 15 at Christ the King Catholic Church in Medford.  Jean Ann Thiele Larson was born May 18, 1938 to Leonard and Leona (Dietz) Thiele. Jean graduated from OHS in 1956 and worked at Security...
Douglas Alvin Johnson, age 59 of Blooming Prairie, passed away Friday, March 5, 2021. He was born on Nov. 14, 1961 in Owatonna. His parents were Alvin & Grace (Filley) Johnson. Doug grew up in Blooming Prairie and graduated from Blooming Prairie High School in 1980. He entered the workforce...
Alan G. Heide, age 63, of Owatonna, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 2, at his home. Memorial services were held on Saturday, March 13, at Hope Lutheran Church in Fosston with the Rev. Jane Ekholm officiating. Due to the pandemic and attendance restrictions, the service was for family...
Father Edward Mountain, 96, of Owatonna, died peacefully on Monday, March 8, 2021 at the Benedictine Living Community in Owatonna. Edward Cyril Mountain was born on April 1, 1924 in Lyra Township, Blue Earth County, the son of Edward F. and Ada M. (Bowe) Mountain. He attended school in Good Thunder...
Joan Mae Johnson, 84, of Owatonna, died Friday, March 5, 2021 at St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester. She was born July 19, 1936 in Owatonna, the daughter of Arthur and Clara (Manti) Cigrang. Joan graduated from Medford High School and began working at E.F. Johnson. In June of 1955, she married Vernon...
Gilma "Gilly" Jones, 94, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on Oct. 20, 1926 in Steele County, the daughter of Earl and Laura (Wilkie) Southworth. She graduated from Medford High School in 1944 as valedictorian of her class. Gilma...

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