Area Obituaries

Stanley Lauwagie

Stanley Lauwagie, age 91, passed away on October 13, 2020 at the New Ulm Medical Center in New Ulm. Mass of Christian burial was held at 11 a.m. Monday, October 19, 2020 at St. Willibrord’s Catholic Church in Gibbon. Father Bruno Santiago, O.S.B., celebrated. Burial followed in St. Willibrord’s Catholic Cemetery in Gibbon. Visitation was…

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Adeline Laabs

Adeline Laabs, age 100, of Winthrop passed away Saturday, October 3, 2020, at Walker Methodist Health Center in Minneapolis. Committal service was held on Friday, October 9, 2020, 3:30 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Cemetery, Fernando, Round Grove Township, McLeod County, Minnesota. C lergy officiating was Pastor Aaron Albrecht. Adeline is survived by her daughters,…

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Ronald Oven

Ronald F. Oven, age 64, of Winthrop, Minnesota, passed away on Monday, January 27, 2020, at his home in Winthrop. Celebration of life will be held on Saturday, October 10, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at Dalin-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Winthrop. Gathering of family and friends will be held one hour prior to the service at…

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Viola Mae Messner

Viola Mae Messner, age 90, of Peoria died peacefully at Unity Point Methodist Hospital on Thursday, September 9th, 2020. A private funeral service and burial was held at the Apostolic Christian Fellowship Hall in Edwards, IL on Sunday, September 13th. She was born on May 1, 1930 at her family’s farm in Kossuth County, IA…

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Mary Jo Boehning

Mary Jo Boehning, age 53 of Gaylord passed away Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at her home in rural Gaylord. Memorial service will be Friday, September 25, 2020, 10:30 a.m. at Seven Mile Creek County Park, 47454 US-169, St Peter, Minnesota, off Hwy. 169 between St. Peter and North Mankato. Gathering of family and friends with…

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Lucille Berger

Lucille Berger, age 95 of Gibbon died peacefully on Tuesday, September 1, 2020, at the Good Samaritan Society in Winthrop. Funeral service were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, September 5, 2020 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Gibbon. Reverend Steven Bauer officiated, and burial followed in the church cemetery following the service. Visitation was 1…

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Margaretha “Margaret” Kuester

Margaretha “Margaret” Kuester, age 95, of Gaylord, formerly Winthrop, Minnesota, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2020, at Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center in Arlington, Minnesota. Funeral services were held on Friday, September 4, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., at Peace Lutheran Church in Winthrop with interment following in The Winthrop Cemetery. Clergy officiating was Pastor Bob Miner.…

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Zylpha Lillie Eva Mueller

Zylpha Lillie Eva Mueller (“Girlie” “Zyl”), age 84, of Winthrop, Minnesota, passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2020, at Golden Hearts Assisted Living in Arlington, Minnesota. Graveside service was held on Friday, August 28, 2020, at 6:30 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery in Bismarck Township, Minnesota. Clergy officiating was Pastor Erik Karlson. Zylpha…

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Margaretha “Margaret” Kuester

Margaretha “Margaret” Kuester, age 95, of Gaylord, formerly Winthrop, Minnesota, passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2020, at Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center in Arlington, Minnesota. Funeral service will be held on Friday, September 4, 2020, at 11:00 a.m., at Peace Lutheran Church in Winthrop with interment following in The Winthrop Cemetery. Visitation will be held…

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Duane Andrew Nelsen

Duane Andrew Nelsen was born on July 18, 1932 to M. Axel and Helen (Jordahl) Nelsen in Garretson, South Dakota. He attended school in Garretson until the 8th grade, when he began farming full time with his father. Prior to completing his education, Duane would often deliver milk and cream for the family’s dairy before…

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