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Marvin Cecil Betlach, 88 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 14:02

Marvin Cecil Betlach, age 88, formerly of Blooming Prairie, died Monday August 25, 2014 at St. Therese Nursing Home in New Hope, MN. He was born November 26, 1925 at his rural Blooming Prairie home, to William and Katherine (Bina) Betlach. He was raised on the family farm and made his living as a farmer in the Blooming Prairie area until his retirement. Marvin served his country in the United States Army in Korea before his discharge in 1948. On February 15, 1949, he was united in marriage to Marjorie Klemmensen at Geneva Community Lutheran Church. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Bixby, MN. Marvin enjoyed his time gardening and playing cards. In November 2005, Marvin moved from Blooming Prairie to the Twin Cities to be closer to his family.

Alice Richards, 87 PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 24 August 2014 18:41

Memorial services for Alice Richards will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, August 28, 2014 at the United Methodist Church in Ellendale.  The Rev. Randy Cirksena will officiate.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 27 from 5-8 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, Ellendale and one hour prior to the funeral service. Alice died at the age of 87 on Friday, August 22, 2014 at Mayo Clinic Health Systems, Albert Lea, surrounded by family and friends.

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.


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