ROCHESTER-AREA OBITUARIES



Jane Irving (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 17 2019

Jane Irving, 96, of Rochester, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Cottagewood Senior Communities. Jane was born January 6, 1923 in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania to Jacob and Pauline Myers. After high school in Shawano, Wisconsin in 1940, she graduated from Chillicothe Business College, and began her first job at the Fred Harvey Company in Chicago, where, through a friend, she met her future husband, Richard Irving. They…

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Rev. Harry P. Jewison (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 17 2019

Father Harry P. Jewison, 93, of Rochester, passed away on Monday, July 15, 2019. He was born on February 27, 1926 in Janesville, MN, the 7th of 9 children to Arthur and Kathryn Jewison.

His grade school education was in the country school district 28 in Waseca County. He graduated as valedictorian in the class of 1944 from Janesville High School. After graduation he served in the Army in WWII. After the…

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Kristin L. Landon (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 17 2019

Kristin L. Landon, age 50, of Rochester, MN peacefully passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2019 at Rochester Methodist Hospital after a brave, but short battle with pancreatic cancer. 

Kristin Lee Landon was born June 11, 1969 in Rochester, MN to Gary and Carol (Moran) Landon. She graduated from John Marshall High School in 1987. In June of 1991 she married Brad Akerson, they later divorced. She was employed…

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Marlys Burton (Dodge Center, MN)

Posted on Jul 17 2019

Funeral services for Marlys Burton will be held Wednesday July 17th at 11:30 AM at Faith Lutheran Church in Dodge Center. The Rev. Barbara Streed will officiate. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Mahn Family Funeral Home, Rochester Chapel, and will continue one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the church. Interment will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Rochester. Mrs. Burton, 90, of Dodge…

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Janet Marie Lombard (Red Wing, MN)

Posted on Jul 16 2019

Janet Marie Lombard, 79, of Red Wing, passed away peacefully on July 8, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester. She was born in Spooner, Wisconsin on October 25, 1939, to Tony and Emma (Busch) Lombard. Janet graduated from Spooner High School in 1957 and attended the University of Wisconsin, Superior where she received a degree in Elementary Education. Later she would achieve her Masters degree through Winona State. She…

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William James Fiandt (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 16 2019

William James Fiandt lived a loving 78 years. He spent all of his life in a fatherly role; to his younger siblings when William Sr. passed when he was 15, to his children and grandchildren, and to those he mentored and loved as his own.

He was well known for his love of cycling hundreds of miles with his friends and his commitment to advocating for the underdog. He…

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Paul Gardner (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 16 2019

Paul Gardner passed away peacefully on July 10, 2019. Paul was 95 years of age.

Born the fourth eldest child to Walter and Esther Gardner, Paul grew up in the area around Chatfield and Fountain. In a family that grew to include 11 siblings, Paul learned the importance of responsibility and hard work at an early age. He greatly enjoyed sharing his many stories of rural living, the joys…

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Darlene Marie Wentworth (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 16 2019

Darlene Marie Wentworth, 86, of Rochester, MN, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 11, 2019.

Darlene was born on May 6, 1933 in rural Breman, MN to Arthur Sr. and Elsie (Polikowsky) Folkert. She attended country school and graduated from Plainview High School in 1951. Darlene moved to Rochester, MN in 1951 and worked as a book keeper for Drips Grocery. From 1953-1959, Darlene worked in the City Clerk Office and then worked at the Law…

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Victor Schnobrich (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 15 2019

Victor Schnobrich, age 80, of Rochester, died on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at the Mayo Hospital - St. Marys Campus in Rochester. 

The funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 14, 2019, at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes, 5421 Royal Pl NW, Rochester MN 55901. The visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Inurnment will be in the Pine Island…

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Mary Elizabeth (Roeder) Kuisle (Stewartville, MN)

Posted on Jul 15 2019

Mary Elizabeth (Roeder) Kuisle, of Stewartville, passed away on July 10, 2019 at the age of 92.

Mary was the eldest daughter of Cyril and Frankie (Carroll) Roeder and was born on August 3, 1926 on the family farm. She grew up in the Rochester-Simpson area and graduated from Rochester High School in 1944. She first met her husband, Laurence Kuisle, at Sunday masses and later married him at St Bridget’s…

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Steven R. Zeldenrust (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 15 2019

Steven R. Zeldenrust, age 56, of Rochester, MN passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 after a long battle with cancer. He found great comfort and encouragement throughout his life from his faith in Christ. Family brought him his greatest enjoyment and fulfillment. Steve was a respected colleague, teacher and lifelong learner. 

Steve is survived by his wife of 31 years, Deb (Peterson); sons, Jon (Megan) and Eric (Abbey);…

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Thomas Walker (Lake City, MN)

Posted on Jul 15 2019

Thomas Walker, 79, of Lake City, MN passed away July 8th, 2019 at the Cumberland Health Care Center in, Wisconsin. He was born to William and Hazel (Cramblit) Walker on May 10, 1940 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Tom grew up in Eau Claire, Wisconsin and graduated from Eau Claire Memorial High School. After graduation he went to work for American Motors in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Tom married Mary Jo Lauer…

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Stanley V. Kolbe (Zumbrota, MN)

Posted on Jul 15 2019

Stanley V. Kolbe, 99, of Zumbrota passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019. He was born April 23, 1920 in Oronoco Township to Vaughn and Grace (Sibley) Kolbe. He was also raised in Oronoco attending school in the area through 8th grade.

Stanley married Lucille Lockman on December 5, 1955. They started farming on Their own in 1957 while raising their family in Oronoco, until moving to Zumbrota in 1985.

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Margaret Rose Sexton (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 10 2019

Margaret Rose Sexton of Rochester, MN, formerly of Byron, died Monday, July 8, 2019 at her residence.

Margaret was born December 5, 1937 in New Prague, MN to Raymond and Ella (Weides) Mahowald. She graduated from New Prague High School in 1955, went on to Minnesota School of Business and then found her first employment in downtown Minneapolis.  Margaret married John Sexton of Waseca, MN at Saint Wenceslaus Catholic Church in…

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John Donald Roseboom (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 10 2019

John Donald Roseboom, age 80, passed away Sunday July 7, 2019 at his home in Rochester.

John was born May 3, 1939 to Percy and Blanch (Hayes) Roseboom in Rochester. He married Carol Toogood on July 9, 1960. They raised their two sons in Rochester. John was a retired heavy equipment operator. He worked over 40 years for Doyle Conner Construction. In the 1950’s John was a successful boxer – flyweight…

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C. Dean Tulledge (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 10 2019

C. Dean Tulledge, 85, of Rochester, MN, died Sunday, July 7, 2019 from complications of Parkinson’s Disease, at the Waters on Mayowood Road surrounded by family.

Dean was born January 12, 1934 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin to Raymond and Alice (Strong) Tulledge. He graduated from Oshkosh High School in 1952. He met the love of his life, Ruth Schmidt at Leon’s Frozen Custard, where she worked as a car hop. On September…

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Patrick James Inman (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 10 2019

Patrick James Inman, 41, of Rochester, MN, passed Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family.

Pat was born August 18, 1977 in Bismarck, ND to Susan and Jim Inman. He graduated from St Mary’s High School in 1995. On March 6, 1999 he married Starla (Duttenhefer) in Bismarck, ND. Pat and Starla met while students at NDSU where Patrick completed his Bachelor’s degree.

While in Fargo they started…

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