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Rev. Ordean L. Grant, 82 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 21 August 2014 12:23

The Rev. Ordean L. Grant of St. Charles died July 21 at the May Clinic Hospital at Rochester. He was born November 18, 1932, to Nelha (Erickson) and Leonard Grant at Austin. He married Eileen Neilsen at Ringslad, Iowa June 21, 1955. They farmed near Corning for 12 years. He was a Lutheran minister at Pickrell, Nebraska; Gaylord; Onalaska, Wisconsin; Alma, Wisconsin.

Ordean is survived by his wife Eileen, four children Kathleen and Rev. Kevin Olson, Lake Mills, Iowa; Marleen (Roger) Clark, Fall Creek, Wiconsin; Jon (Schield) Grant of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Dean (Cindy) Grant of Austin; nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister in law Mrs. Lauren (Orlie) Grant and several cousins among them Margella Johnson, Beaver Lake. Blessed be his memory.

Vida B. Tukua, 93 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 20 August 2014 13:52

Funeral services for Vida B. Tukua will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, August 29, 2014 at Trinity Lutheran Church in New Richland. The Reverend Charles Espe will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.  Interment will take place at St. Peter’s Cemetery, New Richland. Friedrich Funeral Home, New Richland is in charge of arrangements

Vida passed away on August 6, 2014 at A & D Residential Care, in Antioch, CA. She was 93 years old.

Vida was born on August 9, 1920 to Peter and Bertha (Siffing) Hansen in New Richland. Vida grew up in New Richland, and graduated high school in 1938.  Following her schooling, she moved to follow Gilman Tukua to California where he was stationed before the war. The couple married on June 8, 1942, in Carson City, NV. When her husband returned from the war, they moved to different areas of the country, until returning back to California.

LeRoy ‘Babe’ Alton Jameson, 84 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 20 August 2014 13:51

LeRoy “Babe” Alton Jameson, 84, of Hartland passed into eternal life Monday, August 18, 2014 surrounded by family at his home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, August 22, 2014 at All Saints Catholic Church in New Richland, with interment to follow at Calvary Cemetery in Le Center. Father Raul Silva will officiate. Visitation will be held Thursday evening from 4 until 7 PM at the Friedrichs Funeral Home in New Richland, and one hour prior to the service at the church.

Ronald George Eckart, 80 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 15 August 2014 14:20

Ronald George Eckart, 80, of Northfield, MN and formerly of Morgan, MN passed away July 30, 2014 at his home after a long battle with Parkinson ’s disease. The oldest of five children, he was born January 23, 1934 in Albert Lea, MN to Leo Glen Eckart and Meletha (Schendel) Eckart. He grew up in New Richland, MN, graduating from high school in 1952. While in high school and college, he worked for the local theater and for his dad in the ready mix business.

In his sophomore year at Mankato State, Ron along with his communication class was instrumental in starting the college radio station. He graduated from Mankato State in 1956 and took additional courses at Mankato, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, and University of Duluth.

Norma Beyer, 86 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 16:16

Norma Beyer, age 86, of Comfrey, MN died on August 12, 2014, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield, MN.

Visitation will be on Thursday, August 14, 2014 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the New Hope Lutheran Church in Comfrey and will continue on Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the New Hope Lutheran Church.

Service will be held at the New Hope Lutheran Church on Friday, August 15, 2014, at 11 a.m.

The clergy will be Nehring, Pastor Brian. Interment will be at the St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery near Wells, MN.


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