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.

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Mildred Zillgitt (Adams,MN)

Posted on Apr 18 2019

The memorial service for Mildred “Millie” Zillgitt, 96, of Adams,MN will be at 11:00 A.M.  on Tuesday (April 23, 2018) at the Stewartville United Methodist Church with Rev. Wane Souhrada officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Stewartville. Mrs. Zillgitt died on Tuesday  (April  16, 2019) of natural causes at the Adams Health Care Center.

Mildred Jane Finley was born on May 9, 1922 in Jordan Twsp, Fillmore County, MN…

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Dennis Earl McKenzie (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Apr 18 2019

Dennis Earl McKenzie, age 77 of Rochester, MN passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 after a seven-year battle with Alzheimers. 

Dennis was born September 13, 1941 in Charles City, Iowa the son of Earl and Lucille (Maulsby) McKenzie. He graduated Charles City High School in 1959. He worked for White Motor Company and Sears in Iowa and New Ulm prior to moving to Rochester…

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Novachek Phan (Red Wing, MN)

Posted on Apr 18 2019

Novachek Phan, 22, of Red Wing, passed away Monday, April 15, 2019. He was born March 5, 1997 to Xe and Stacey (Braa) Phan. He attended schools in Red Wing. Novachek worked for the music company Airbit where he created music, specifically rap. He loved to spend time outdoors playing football, basketball and riding his motorcycle. He enjoyed spending time with family, friends and his son Bryson. 
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Mary Josephine Clark (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Apr 17 2019

Mary Josephine Clark, 79, of Rochester, died Sunday, March 10, 2019.  Mary was born on April 8, 1939 in Gaza, Iowa to Otto and Ethel (Mathern) Clark.  She moved with her family as a young girl to rural Worthington where she grew up on the family farm and attended Worthington schools.  Mary graduated from Worthington High School in 1957.  Mary worked at St. Marys Hospital, IBM and St. Francis of…

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John Andrew Koop Sr. (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Apr 16 2019

John Andrew Koop Sr., 84, of Rochester, passed away peacefully on April 15, 2019 at St. Marys Hospital.

John was born on December 10, 1934 in Minneapolis, MN to Severin and Helen (Sehl) Koop. He grew up in Richmond, MN. He graduated from St. Thomas Academy High School in 1953. He later graduated from St. Thomas College in St. Paul, MN. John served in the US Army for two years. On…

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Joan Sudman (Hayfield, MN)

Posted on Apr 16 2019

Joan Sudman, 88, died Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Hayfield, Minnesota at Field Crest Care Center. She was preceded in death by beloved husband, Owen and leaves behind her daughter, Ruthann and husband Dan Toft; brothers, Bernard Dreiling and  Reuben (Edith) Dreiling.

Born in Victoria, Kansas, Joan was filled with wanderlust that led her to pursue higher education at the College of Saint Scholastica in Minnesota and the University of Michigan.…

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Nancy Ann Clark (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Apr 16 2019

Nancy Ann Clark of Rochester MN, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by members of her family on April 14, 2019 at the age of 51.  Cancer quickly weakened her body, but it could not conquer her spirit.  She was small, but mighty, with a will to live that was relentless and unbendable.  Nancy followed in the footsteps of her beloved cousin Tim through cornea donation by offering the gift…

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William “Bill” Jack Taylor, Sr. (Red Wing, MN)

Posted on Apr 16 2019

William “Bill” Jack Taylor, Sr. was born December 15, 1981, in Red Wing, MN, to Nathan Jr. and Margaret Taylor. On April 14, 2019, he began his journey home to be with the Creator. 

Bill attended school in Red Wing and graduated from the Motorcycle Mechanic Institute of Phoenix, AZ in 2014. He was an avid outdoors-man and loved to hunt, fish, ride 4-wheelers and spend time on the…

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Margaret “Peg” Lucille Salmonson (Red Wing, MN)

Posted on Apr 16 2019

Margaret “Peg” Lucille Salmonson, 80, of Red Wing, died Sunday, April 14, 2019 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born February 21, 1939, in Red Wing, to William “W J” and Margaret (Nylon) Wiederholt. She graduated from Red Wing Central High School. On June 22, 1960 she married Robert “Bob” Salmonson at the Church of St. Joseph in Red Wing. For two years the couple lived…

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Mark Malles (Lake City, MN)

Posted on Apr 16 2019

Mark Malles, 58, of Lake City, died on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at his home in Lake City. Mark was born in Lake City on September 4, 1960 to Melvin & Constance (Sleyster) Malles. 

Mark grew up in Lake City and graduated from Lincoln High School. He worked at Red Wing Shoe for 37 years until retiring in 2017. His cats were very special to him. He had a…

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Ramona V. Brown (Edmond) (Zumbrota, MN)

Posted on Apr 16 2019

Ramona V. Brown (Edmond) 52, of Zumbrota, died Sunday, April 14, 2019 at her home. She was born June 4, 1966 to Lorraine and Jane (Denny) Edmond. Ramona grew up in many different places which inspired in her a love for travel and change. She was a free spirit who went where ever life took her. She loved her children, grandchildren and her nieces and nephews fiercely and she was…

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Dorothy L. Kline (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Apr 16 2019

Dorothy L. Kline, age 99, of Rochester, MN died Sunday, April 14, 2019 at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, MN. 

Dorothy Louise Kline was born April 17, 1919 in Milaca, Minnesota the youngest child of John and Ellen (Kittel) DeMar. She was a graduate of Milaca High School. Dorothy met Ralph Kline and they were married May 11, 1946 in Milaca, Minnesota. They settled in Minneapolis, Minnesota where Dorothy…

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Karen Marna (Kvamme) Johnson (Owatonna, MN)

Posted on Apr 14 2019

Karen Marna (Kvamme) Johnson died on Wednesday, April 10th, at Homestead Hospice House in Owatonna, MN. Karen was 81 years old. She was born on November 14th, 1937, to Gerhard and Stella (Lexvold), Kvamme in Minneola Township, near Wanamingo. She graduated from Wanamingo High School in 1955. She began working at the Mayo Clinic as a medical secretary. Her later years were spent at Valley View Assisted Living in Owatonna.…

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Ruben Herman Burmester (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Apr 14 2019

A memorial service for Ruben Herman Burmester, 70, of Rochester will be at 11:00 am on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at Resurrection Lutheran Church in Rochester. Visitation will be on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 from 5:00 - 8:00 pm at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes and also one hour prior to the service at the church.
Ruben was born on May 5, 1948 in Caledonia, MN to Herman and Lydia…

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Stan S. Kuramoto (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Apr 14 2019

Stan S. Kuramoto, 59, of Rochester, passed away Wednesday, April 10th at Seasons Hospice House in Rochester after a short, courageous battle with kidney cancer.

Stan was born April 26, 1959 in Chicago, IL to Tamotsu and Rosie Kuramoto. He graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign with a degree in computer science. He went on to work for IBM in Manassa, VA before moving to Rochester in 1993.

In 1986,…

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Kitty Harders (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Apr 14 2019

Kitty Harders, 91, of Rochester died Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Madonna Towers.

Kitty was born on December 21, 1927 in Rock Dell Township to Elmer and Tilla (Thompson) Rime. She grew up in the Stewartville area and graduated from Stewartville High School in 1945. She moved to Rochester after graduation. She married Marvin “Bud” Harders on April 8, 1950 at East St. Olaf Church in Rock Dell, MN. Kitty was…

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Jim M. Welsch (Hager City, WI)

Posted on Apr 14 2019

Jim M. Welsch, 84, of Hager City, Wisconsin, passed away Friday, April 12, 2019 at St. Crispin Living Community in Red Wing, surrounded by loving family. He was born Oct. 11, 1934 in St. Paul, to Matthew and Helen (Wachtler) Welsch and graduated from Cretin High School and the U of MN Agricultural School. He farmed the family farm until 1966 which was one of the last dairy farms in…

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