Sunday, October 25, 2020

Obituaries

Jane M. Blatti, age 78, passed away at home on Aug. 8, 2020.  Jane was born Feb. 27, 1942 to Harold and Peg Kirkwood at Saint Mary’s Hospital in Rochester. When she was four years old, her family moved to Kasson where her dad eventually started the Culligan business. She graduated from Kasson-...
Rosalyn Edna Showalter Johnson, 78, of Boynton Beach, Florida passed away peacefully at her home on June 19, 2020 after a long and debilitating illness.  She was born Dec. 5, 1941 in Waynesboro, Va., the daughter of Winfred E. and Mildred Harner Showalter who preceded her in death. Rosalyn...
Charles Leth Dunford, 86, passed away July 30,  2020, in Faribault. Charles (Chuck) was born to Ross and Irene Dunford on July 4, 1934 at Mayowood in Rochester.                                                              After graduation from Mantorville High School he served in the U.S.  Army and...
Duane Herman Barwald, 65, passed away on Friday, July 3, 2020 at his home in Dodge Center and was laid to rest at Wildwood Cemetery in Wasioja. Duane was born and raised in Dodge Center.  There will be a celebration of his life at the American Legion in Dodge Center, Saturday, August 8, from 5-8 p....
Mark Brian Grunklee, age 62, of Kassonn died Monday, April 27, 2020, at Hiawatha Group Home in Rochester. Mark was born in Rochester on Dec. 31, 1957 to parents, Alfred and Jacqueline (Schauer) Grunklee. He was the oldest of five children. Mark graduated from Kasson Mantorville High School in 1976...
Juanita Dawn Klickman, 86, of Kasson, passed away on Thursday, July 30, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Saint Marys Campus in Rochester. Juanita was born on Nov. 30, 1933 in Granite Falls, NC to George and Violet (Wallace) Wilson. She married John Klickman on July 27, 1957 in Portsmouth, Va. They were married...
David Allen Noble, age 86 of Blooming Prairie, passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at Timberdale Trace Assisted Living in Owatonna. David was born Feb. 1, 1934 to Albert and Ludmilla (Kvasnicka) Noble. He graduated from Blooming Prairie High School. He married Shirley Brudwick and together had four...
Jerry Gail Struthers, 77, of Kasson, passed away on Monday, July 20, 2020 at Mayo Clinic Hospital Saint Mary's Campus in Rochester. Jerry was born on Oct. 18, 1942 in Cyrus, MN to Bernard and Florence (Mathison) Struthers. He worked at NRI, formerly named the Waters Instruments of Rochester for...
Lowell Claire Johnson, 81, of Dodge Center, died on Sunday, July 19, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Hospital Saint Mary’s Campus in Rochester.  Lowell was born on April 25, 1939 to Oscar and Norma (Lienau) Johnson in Sioux Falls, where his father worked for Oliver Tractor Company.  Upon the early death of...
Joan Marjorie (Thompson) Vanden Heuvel, 86, went home to Jesus on July 20, 2020, at her home in Geneva, Minn., following a short battle with acute myeloid leukemia. Joan was born on Sept. 12, 1933, on the family farm outside of Ellendale, to Anna Julia (Thompson) and Ole O. Thompson, the youngest...

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