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Wednesday, 17 December 2014 12:09

Funeral services for Philip Hansen age 89 of rural Albert Lea, were held on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. from Central Freeborn Lutheran Church,  Pastor Matt Griggs officiating.  Burial was at North Freeborn Cemetery.  Online condolences are welcome at www.bayviewfuneral.com

Philip died on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014 at the Good Samaritan Center where he had lived the last year and a half.

Philip Hansen was born on Aug. 31, 1925 on a farm near Clarks Grove, the son of Manford and Stella (Pederson) Hansen. Philip grew up on his family’s farm and graduated from Albert Lea High School. On October 27, 1947 he married Verdelle M. Demmer at the Hartland Lutheran Church. Philip was a member of the North Freeborn Lutheran Church until it closed, and then became a member of Central Freeborn. He belonged to the Elks Lodge, the Eagles Club and was an active member

Helen K. Pechacek PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 12:06

Funeral Services for Helen Katherine Pechacek (Miller), of Madison, WI, formerly of Ellendale, and Willmar, MN, were held at 1:30 P.M. on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at the First Lutheran Church in Ellendale, MN.  The Reverend Richard Sliper officiating.  Interment was in Graceland Cemetery.  Bonnerup Funeral Service is assisting the family.

Helen died on Friday, December 12, 2014 at Oak Park Place in Madison, WI.  She was 95.

She was born on December 23, 1918, in Pickerel Lake Township, Minnesota, the daughter of Hans and Agnes (Sorenson) Miller.  She lived with the family on a farm and graduated from Albert Lea High School.  She moved to Owatonna to work as a live-in housekeeper and clerk in a sweet shop. She met her husband, Clayton at a church youth group.  During the war, she moved to Seattle to work as a welder in the shipyards.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 December 2014 12:07
Lorraine Harriet Haug PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 12:00

Memorial services for Lorraine H. Haug were held at 11 A.M. Monday, December 8, 2014 at LeSueur River Lutheran Church near New Richland, MN.  Pastor Brian Gegel officiated. Visitation was held one hour prior to the service at church.  A private committal service was held at the LeSueur River Lutheran Cemetery.

 Lorraine Harriet Haug passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at Homestead Hospice House in Owatonna.  She was 87.  Lorraine was born on April 29, 1927 to Hazel and John Hagen.  Lorraine grew up in the New Richland area.  She was baptized on June 5, 1927 and confirmed on June 22, 1941 at LeSueur River Lutheran Church.  Lorraine attended country school near the church and graduated from New Richland in 1944.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 December 2014 12:02
Jesse F. Rieck PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 11:59

Jesse F. Rieck, age 93, of Waseca, MN, passed away Saturday, December 6, 2014, at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Minneapolis.

Memorial services were held on Friday, December 12, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at the McRaith Funeral Home & Crematory of Waseca, with Rev. Roger Haug, officiating.  Interment with military honors will be at the Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis.

Jesse Ferdinand was born on February 23, 1921 in Waseca to Lewis and Olga (Possin) Rieck.  He graduated from Central High School in Minneapolis and shortly thereafter enlisted in the U.S. Army.  Jesse served his country for 20 years, serving in the Army, Marines, and Air Force branches and was active during WWII and the Korean War.  Jesse completed his 26 year military career at the

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 December 2014 12:02
Ruth Christine “Ruthie” Bently PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 11:57

Ruth Christine “Ruthie” Bently, of rural Waseca died Thursday, November 27 at Hillcrest Health Care Center in Mankato, after an eight-month battle with cancer. 

Ruthie was born July 27, 1955, in Chicago, IL, to John N. and Gladys R. Bently. She graduated from Deerfield High School in 1973. On July 25, 1981, at Zion Lutheran Church of Deerfield, IL, she married H. Clayton Summers of Conway, PA; the couple divorced in 1988.  Throughout her life, Ruthie was a knowledgeable and compassionate advocate for animals and animal rights; she held a number of jobs in the pet care industry, including managing the pet department at Chalet Nursery in Wilmette, Il., and  being on the writing team for various animal care broadcasts and on-line advice columns. She also worked for some local businesses, including Young America Keying and Duct Doctor Ltd of rural New Richland, MN.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 December 2014 12:02

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