ROCHESTER-AREA OBITUARIES

Bertrand Memorials
Bertrand Memorials is a full-service monument company serving Southeast Minnesota, Northern Iowa, and Western Wisconsin. For 20 years, we have specialized in providing the finest Granite, Marble, Limestone and Bronze remembrances.

Call us at 1-877-754-0592 or visit us online at bertrandmemorial.com


Shawn K. Sagdalen (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Dec 18 2018

Shawn K. Sagdalen 51, of Rochester passed on to his next stage Friday, December 14 surrounded by family and friends. He lost his fight after suffering an unexpected cardiac arrest a week before.

Shawn was born October 26, 1967 to Alden and Martha Sagdalen in Rochester. Shawn lived most of his life in Rochester, attending Rochester Public Schools and graduating from Mayo High School in 1986.  He worked at Methodist Hospital,…

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Robert Stephen Brown (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Dec 18 2018

Robert Stephen Brown, 92, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at the Waters on Mayowood in Rochester, MN on December 15, 2018.

Robert was born September 4, 1926 to Clarence and Eva Brown in Rochester, MN. He attended local schools and graduated from Rochester High School in 1944. Shortly thereafter, he entered the Army Airforce and served for two years in the Pacific as a radio operator before being honorably…

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Robert Ryan (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Dec 18 2018

Robert ‘Bob’ Ryan, 89, of Rochester passed away Friday, December 14, 2018 at Seasons Hospice surrounded by his loving family.

Bob was born August 26, 1929 to Bill and Edith (Lutz) in Millville, MN.  He graduated from Plainview High School.  On Feb. 9, 1957, he was united in marriage to Anastasia (Ann) Quinn along with lifetime friends, Don and Peg Grobe in a double ceremony at St. Frances Church by Bishop…

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Bonnie Schnobrich (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Dec 18 2018

Bonnie Schnobrich, age 70, of Rochester, died on Friday, December 14, 2018 at Rochester East Health Services.

Courtesy of Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes

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Carol Jean Merckling (Lake City, MN)

Posted on Dec 18 2018

Carol Jean Merckling, 73, of Lake City, died on Monday, December 17, 2018 at the Mayo Clinic Health System Lake City Care Center. Carol was born in Fergus Falls on July 6, 1945 to Alvin and Bernice (Bergan) Paasch. She graduated from Red Wing High School in 1963 and then attended the Red Wing Vo-Tech. Carol worked at Mayo Clinic as a medical transcriptionist for many years. She was a…

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Miyoko Boguslawski (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Dec 18 2018

Miyoko Boguslawski, 89, of Rochester, and formerly of Cohasset, died Saturday December 15, 2018 at Madonna Meadows in Rochester, where she had been residing for the past few years. A memorial service will be held at a later date at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church in Cohasset, and burial will follow at Wildwood Cemetery there.

Miyoko Sakajo was born February 6, 1929 in Osaka, Japan. Raised there, she met her…

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Robert “Bob” Hale Jr. (Stewartville, MN)

Posted on Dec 17 2018

The memorial service for Robert “Bob” Hale Jr., 78, of rural Stewartville, MN. will be at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday (December 22, 2018) at the United Methodist Church in Stewartville with Rev. Bridget Sheely officiating. Mr. Hale died on Monday (December 17, 2018) at his home, surrounded by family, following a lengthy illness with C.O.P.D.              

Robert Donald Hale Jr. was born on April 14th, 1940 on the Hale Family Farm in…

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Richard L. Sands (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Dec 17 2018

Richard L. Sands, 76, of Rochester passed away Saturday, December 15 due to heart failure.

Richard Lyle Sands was born November 23, 1942 to Jackson and Nadine (Hayes) Sands in St. Louis, MO. Richard moved quite a bit in his childhood, living in Missouri, Illinois, Maryland, Arkansas, and Colorado. He was incredibly bright and skipped several grades in high school, graduating early at age 16 in Damascus, Maryland. He…

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Jean Frarey Walters (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Dec 17 2018

A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 22, 2018, at Madonna Towers of Rochester, 4001 19th Avenue, NW, with a visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Rochester. Memorials are preferred to the Dyslexic Institute of Minnesota (Rochester), the Children's Home Society of Minnesota (St.Paul), the Salvation Army or to the Hope Lodge in Rochester. 

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Kiley Jo Reich-Winberg (Red Wing, MN)

Posted on Dec 16 2018

Kiley Jo Reich-Winberg, 30, of Red Wing, died on Friday, December 14, 2018, at Methodist Hospital in Rochester. A celebration of life service will be 11 a.m. Friday, December 21, 2018, at the Church of St. Joseph in Red Wing. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, December 20, at the Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel in Red Wing and at the church for one hour…

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Todd Thomas Gaynor (Red Wing, MN)

Posted on Dec 16 2018

Todd Thomas Gaynor, 54, of Red Wing, died Thursday, December 13, 2018, at his home after long battle with cancer. He was born on July 24, 1964 in Minneapolis. He enjoyed NASCAR, fishing, hunting, mudding, and working on motors such as trucks and snowmobiles. He also enjoyed Metallica and spending time with his grandkids and friends.

He is survived by longtime partner, Kathy Carpenter; two children, Michelle Gaynor and…

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Harry R. Nevling (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Dec 16 2018

Harry R. Nevling, 72, of Rochester passed away on Wednesday, December 12 due to heart failure.

Harry was born on September 15, 1946 at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester to Ruth M. and Edwin Reid Nevling. He grew up in the southeast part of the city. He attended Holmes Elementary and Central Junior High Schools. For high school, he went to the Southern School of Agriculture in Waseca, MN.

Harry enlisted in…

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Robert Lewis Wear (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Dec 16 2018

Robert “Bob” Lewis Wear passed away at the age of 80, while hospitalized at St. Mary’s, in Rochester, on December 13, 2018.  Family and friends were gathered at his bedside as he peacefully left this earth.  He was born April 5th, 1938 to Raphael “Pinky” and Margaret (Roberts) Wear in Faribault, MN

Bob will be greatly missed by his wife of 53 years, Joyce; sons, David, Kenny (Carol), Steve (Lana) and…

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Richard Oswald Myhre (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Dec 16 2018

Richard (Dick) Oswald Myhre passed away Friday, December 14, 2018 surrounded by his loving family at Season's Hospice House in Rochester, MN.

Richard was born on May 26th, 1933 to Oswald and Ruby (Wold) Myhre in Spring Grove, MN. They moved to Rochester in December 1941 when Richard was 8 years old. He attended Rochester High School and graduated in 1951. He farmed with his parents near Simpson, MN…

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Robert Suskovic (Lake City, MN)

Posted on Dec 16 2018

Robert “Bob” Suskovic, 94, of Lake City, died Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Lake City Care Center. He was born September 22, 1924, in Red Wing to Adolf and Myrtle (Tyler) Suskovic. He graduated in 1942 from Red Wing Central High School. He attended Bradley College for Watchmaking in Peoria, Illinois and served in the US Navy. In September of 1945 he opened up his first store Suskovic Jewelers in…

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Marvel Klein (Lake City, MN)

Posted on Dec 16 2018

Marvel Klein, 81, of Lake City, passed away on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at the Lake City Care Center. She was born January 5, 1937, in Mt. Pleasant Township, in Wabasha County to Laroy and Fern (Lutjen) Ohlhaber. Marvel was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church. She graduated from Lincoln High School in 1954 and she was asked to work at Gillette & Eaton (Federal Mogul) upon graduation. She…

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Linda M. Chesney (Pine Island, MN)

Posted on Dec 16 2018

Linda M. Chesney, 69, of Pine Island, MN passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at home surrounded by her loving family.

Linda Marie Dunker was born May 18, 1949 to George and Irene (Soufal) Dunker in Owatonna, MN. She graduated from Kenyon High School in 1967. On August 5, 1967 she married Martin Chesney at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Owatonna, MN. After their marriage, the couple…

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