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Jeanette D. Mucha, 80 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 13 March 2015 09:42

Funeral Services for Jeanette D. Mucha will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 16 at Zion Lutheran Church, Albert Lea. The Reverend Paul Causton will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at the church. Interment will take place at Rose Hill Cemetery, in Wells, MN. Online condolences for the family may be made at www.bonnerupfuneralservice.com.

Jeanette passed away at St. John’s Lutheran Home on Thursday, March 12, 2015. She was 80 years old.

Jeanette D. Mucha was born on May 10, 1934 to Andrew E. and Emelie G. (Malakowsky) Mucha in Waseca County, MN. Jeanette was baptized and confirmed at St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Richland. She grew up in the New Richland area with her family until 1977 when she moved to Waseca. She has been a resident of Albert Lea for the past six years.

Donald ‘Robbie’ Robinson, 83 PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 09 March 2015 14:00

Donald “Robbie” Ambrose Robinson, 83, of Fergus Falls, formerly of Owatonna died Saturday, March 7, 2015 at the Fergus Falls Veterans Home.

Donald was born May 13, 1931 in Byron Township, Waseca County, Minnesota the son of Donald and Margaret (Collins) Robinson. There he was raised and attended school, graduating from New Richland High School in 1949. Donald entered the United States Air Force on February 7, 1951 and served during the Korean War. During that time, Donald was united in marriage to Dorothy Wodrich on December 5, 1953 at St. Joseph Catholic Church. They moved to Bryan, Texas where Donald was stationed. Donald received his honorable discharge on February 6, 1955. Following, the couple moved to Owatonna where Donald began a long career with Northwestern Bell Telephone Co.  In the late ‘50s, he was transferred to Albert Lea and there they made their home for two years. The couple later moved back to Owatonna. Dorothy died in March of 2001. Donald entered the Fergus Falls Veterans Home in 2010.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 March 2015 15:13
Stanley F. 'Bud' Tollefson, 86 PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 08 March 2015 13:42

Remembering the life of Stanley F. “Bud” Tollefson...

Funeral Services for Stanley “Bud” F. Tollefson of New Richland, will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at LeSueur River Lutheran Church, rural New Richland. The Reverend Brian Gegel will officiate.  Military Honors will be accorded by the New Richland American Legion.  Interment will be in LeSueur River Lutheran Cemetery at a later date.   Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Monday at Friedrich Funeral Home in New Richland and one hour before the service at the church.

Bud died on Friday, March 6, 2015 at the New Richland Care Center.  He was 86.

He was born on March 11, 1928, in Waseca, Minnesota, the son of Stanley M. and Mildred (Rhode) Tollefson.  He graduated from high school with the New Richland class of 1946.  After graduation, Bud

did carpentry for a short time before he entered  the US Air Force in 1950.  He served our country for 4 years before his honorable discharge in 1954.

On April 16, 1955, he was united in marriage to Kathryn Johnson at LeSueur River Lutheran Church.

Bud and Kathryn settled on the family farm northeast of New Richland, where they farmed and raised their family.

Last Updated on Sunday, 08 March 2015 14:01
Viola C. Nolte, 97 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 06 March 2015 16:02

Funeral service for Viola C. Nolte, 97, of Fairmont, MN, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Fairmont. Burial will follow the service at Lakeside Cemetery in Fairmont. Visitation is 12:30-1:30 Tuesday, March 10, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Fairmont.

Viola passed away on Thursday afternoon, March 5, 2015, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. The Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Fairmont is handling the arrangements for the family.

Viola Clarissa (Rugroden) Nolte was born on March 14, 1917 on the family farm near New Richland, MN. She was the daughter of Oscar and Clara (Knudson) Rugroden. She graduated from the 8th grade in District 42 and from New Richland High School in 1934.

On January 19, 1947 she was united in marriage to Esgar Nolte of Fairmont at the Trinity Lutheran Church in New Richland, MN. To this union was born two daughters, Ingrid and Trudee.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 March 2015 13:54
Carol Reese, 59 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 05 March 2015 11:35

Funeral services for Carol Reese will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 7 at Trinity Lutheran Church in New Richland. Pastor Paul Andree will officiate. Visitation will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, New Richland, from 4-8 p.m., Friday, March 6, 2015 and again one hour prior to the service Saturday at church. Interment will be in St. Olaf Cemetery near New Richland, Mn.

Carol Reese, age 59, of New Richland, loving mother, grandmother, wife, sister, daughter, teacher, and friend, passed away in the presence and warmth of her family on Wednesday, March 4.


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