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Arlene Elaine (Christianson) Rudolph, 90 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 30 September 2015 16:03

Arlene Elaine (Christianson) Rudolph, 90, passed away of natural causes on Sunday, September 27, 2015 in Mankato, MN.

Arlene was born on the family farm in Rural Osage, IA on July 7, 1925. She obtained her teaching certification at Luther College in May 1948 and taught school for 6 years in Osage, St Ansgar and Clear Lake, IA. In 1955, she moved to Janesville, MN where she lived for 55 years raising her family and volunteering in the community.

Mavis Joan (Armstrong) Wheelock, 81 PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 28 September 2015 13:46

Mavis Joan (Armstrong) Wheelock, lifelong resident of Waseca, MN joined other family members in heaven on Sunday, September 27, 2015 and ended her challenge with chronic illnesses at age 81. 

A colorful and vivacious woman known by or related to almost the entire county, she is remembered for her sense of humor, smile, amazing memory, colorful hats, and zest for life. Sassy and classy—she was one of a kind. Those attending services are encouraged to wear bright colors in her honor!

While attending Sacred Heart High School, she met Robert (Bob) Wheelock, the love of her life and husband of 47 years.  She graduated in 1952, and her high school friends remained close throughout her life.  Bob and Mavis married in 1954, then lived in Germany while Bob was in the Army before returning to Waseca County to farm and raise seven children.

When all the children started school, Mavis began her 30-year career at Waseca Area Memorial Hospital, retiring as Director of Materials Management/Purchasing. After she retired and Bob sold the dairy cows, they were able to travel with their trip to Alaska being a highlight.

Geraldine Marie Peterson, 85 PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 27 September 2015 19:10

Gerladine Marie Peterson, age 85 of Waseca died on Sunday, September 27, 2015 at Colony Court Memory Care in Waseca.

Born on May 2, 1930 in Freeborn County, Minnesota, she was the daughter of Howard and Ethel (Schauer) Bull.  She graduated from Waldorf High School in 1949 and married Albin Peterson on September 28, 1949 at the Methodist Church in Waseca. Together they lived and farmed in Otisco Township, Waseca County.  Gerri also worked at Bird’s Eye for 35 years. She enjoyed quilting, baking, fishing, playing cards, traveling and spending time with her family. She was a member of Faith United Methodist Church in Waseca, where she enjoyed helping and planning many activities.

Sandra Lee Becker (Walberg), 74 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 24 September 2015 14:32

Sandra “Sandy” Lee Becker, 74, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at the home of her granddaughter in Bothell, WA. 

Sandy was born in Monango, ND on April 19, 1941, the only child of the late Harry Feather and Ella (Goodrich) Feather. She graduated from Aberdeen, SD high school in 1959. She married James Walberg on August 13, 1960. She had three children with Jim and they divorced in 1975. She was married to Gerald “Jerry” Becker of Dell Rapids, SD from September 15, 1984 until his death in 2009.

Sandy was a loving, devoted mother, grandmother and very special great grandmother. She cherished every moment she could spend with her family and be with her grandchildren.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 September 2015 15:08
Glen C. Himrich, 90 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 22 September 2015 11:39

Glen C. Himrich, 90, died Sunday, September 20, 2015 at Golden Living Centers-Whitewater, St. Charles, MN.

Glen Coolidge Himrich was born December 13, 1924 to Edward and Emily (Sattler) Himrich in Selby, SD. Glen graduated from Selby South Dakota High School. He attended the University of Minnesota and graduated from South Dakota State University with a degree in Pharmacy. Glen served in the Army in Alaska during the Korean War. He married Donna Rae Burnette on May 30, 1959 in Blooming Prairie, MN. Glen worked as a Pharmacist and owned Himrich Rexall Drug in Rochester. He also worked at Eagle Drug, the pharmacy in Olmsted Medical Clinic, Ruffalo Drug, Rochester Methodist Hospital and Held Drug in New Richland, MN. He retired in 1995. Glen enjoyed golf; accomplishing a hole in one, hunting, fishing, he was an accomplished marksman, travel, the Twins, and reading.


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