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


Melvin P. Liljevall (Lake City, MN)

Posted on Jul 25 2018

Melvin P. Liljevall, 89, of Lake City passed away Friday, July 20, 2018 at Mayo Clinic Health Systems Lake City Care Center. He was born on November 27, 1928 to Peter and Hannah (Hegstrom) Liljevall in St. Paul, Minnesota. 

Melvin attended Mound High School. Melvin served in the Navy, and after being discharged he married June Rothgarn on April 20, 1956 in Wayzata, MN. They made their home in…

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Duane C. Jackson (Zumbrota, MN)

Posted on Jul 25 2018

Duane C. Jackson age 72 of Zumbrota died on Sunday, July 22, 2108 at the Pine Haven Care Center. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 1:00 PM at the Mahn Family Funeral Home – Larson Chapel in Zumbrota with Pastor Eric Westlake of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Friday, July 27, 2018 from 4:00 – 7:00…

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Doris M. Nord (High Forest,MN)

Posted on Jul 23 2018

The funeral service for Doris M. Nord, 90, of High Forest,MN. will be at 11:00 A.M. on  Wednesday (July  25,  2018)  at High Forest Community Church with Rev. Marcus Quam officiating. Burial will follow at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Rochester. Mrs. Nord died on Friday (July 20,  2018) of natural causes at the Stewartville Care Center, where she had been a resident since 2016.             

Doris Mae Overkamp was born on…

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Shirley Anne Carlson (Red Wing, MN)

Posted on Jul 23 2018

Shirley Anne Carlson, 90, of Red Wing, died Friday, July 20, 2018 at Deer Crest. She was born April 19, 1928 in Red Wing to William and Della (Mellstrom) Hodge. She graduated from Red Wing Central High School in 1946. She married the love of her life, Richard Carlson, at Christ Episcopal Church on September 17, 1948. She worked at many local grocery stores demonstrating food samples. In her younger…

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Clarence Schwieters (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 23 2018

Clarence “Clix” Schwieters, 82, of Rochester passed away peacefully at his home after battling metastatic colon cancer for the last 12 years.  At the time of his passing, Clix was surrounded by his family, friends and dedicated partner, Georgette.  Clix was born to Claude and Elizabeth Schwieters in New Munich Minnesota on September 5th, 1935.  He graduated from St Johns Prep in St. Joseph, MN. Clix received his Mechanical Engineering…

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James Dennis Gates Sr., (Lake City, MN)

Posted on Jul 23 2018

James “Jim” Dennis Gates Sr. passed away peacefully on July 19, 2018 at his home in Lake City Minnesota while surrounded by family. He was born on July 8th, 1950 in Corpus Christi Texas to Joseph Dallas Gates and Lois Marie (Royer) Gates. He was the youngest of three children, older brother Ken (Mary Jane) and sister Joan.

Jim married his high school sweetheart Cathleen Mary Gillette (Missy) on November…

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Jeffrey Paul Kizer (Cannon Falls, MN)

Posted on Jul 21 2018

Jeffrey Paul Kizer, age 54, of Cannon Falls formerly of Red Wing, died Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at The Gardens at Cannon Falls after a long battle with Multiple Sclerosis. He was born June 19, 1964 in Red Wing. He was lovingly raised by Donald and Jill (Parsons) Kizer. He attended schools in Red Wing, then moved to California where he joined the Army. After several years in California he…

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Glennis A. Anfinson (Wanamingo, MN)

Posted on Jul 21 2018

Glennis A. Anfinson age 86 of Wanamingo died on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at The Gardens at Cannon Falls. Funeral service is Tuesday, July 24th at 11:00 AM at Emmanuel Lutheran Church – Aspelund with Pastor Gideon Johnson officiating. Burial in the church cemetery. Visitation is Monday, July 23rd from 4:00 – 7:00 PM at the Mahn Family Funeral Home – Larson Chapel in Zumbrota and Tuesday one hour prior…

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Joann E. Pfiester (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 20 2018

Joann (Jo) E. Pfiester, age 85, of Rochester, Minnesota died on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at The Homestead of Rochester surrounded by her family.

Jo was born August 4, 1932 in Carroll, Iowa the daughter of Carl and Sophia (Sievers) Sporleder. She attended school in Lake City, Iowa. Jo grew up working on the family farm. She later met her true love, Henry (Hank) Pfiester and they were married…

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Joseph Ralph Lutwitzi (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 20 2018

Joseph Ralph Lutwitzi, 73, passed away peacefully following a lengthy illness on July 18, 2018, at Fairview Care Center, in Dodge Center, MN, where he resided for many years.

Joe was born February 27, 1945, in Ironwood, Michigan. He graduated from Luther L. Wright High School. He married his high school sweetheart, Linda L. Grabrick, on April 12, 1969. They moved to St. Louis Park, MN, where their daughter, Rae, was…

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Suzanne M. Piedmont (Stewartville, MN)

Posted on Jul 19 2018

The memorial service for Suzanne M. Piedmont of Stewartville, MN will be at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday (July 21, 2018) at Zion Lutheran Church in Stewartville with Rev. Kim Kyllo officating. Mrs. Piedmont died on Monday (July 16,  2018) of heart failure at Mayo Clinic Rochester - St. Mary's Campus.             

Suzanne Mardell English was born on August 9, 1943 in Waukesha, WI to Hugh and…

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Stacy Ann Lande (Hager City, WI)

Posted on Jul 19 2018

Stacy Ann Lande, 47, of Hager City, died, along with her two grandsons as the result of a car accident on July 14, 2018. She was born December 20, 1970 in Lake City to Bud and Peggy (McDeid) Lande. She grew up in Lake City and attended school there. She worked at the Lake City Care Center before leaving to raise her four boys. Stacy became the go to person…

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Zachary R. Johnson and Taylor S. Johnson (Ellsworth, WI)

Posted on Jul 19 2018

Zachary Robert Johnson, 8, and his brother, Taylor Steven Johnson, 5, died, along with their grandmother as the result of a car accident on July 14, 2018. 

Zac was born February 10, 2010 and Taylor was born September 16, 2012, both in River Falls, Wis. to Christopher Johnson and Marya Christiansen. They both grew up in Ellsworth and attended Ellsworth Elementary where Zac was going into the 3rd grade…

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Jeffery Jon Warner (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 18 2018

Jeffery Jon Warner, age 49, of Rochester, Minnesota passed away on Sunday, July 15th after health complications due to his battle with alcohol. He was surrounded by family at the time of his passing. Jeff was born on October 28, 1968 in Rochester, Minnesota.

Jeff’s most constant source of joy was music. Jeff was happiest when playing drums, guitar or singing.  He was proud of his karaoke/DJ business and enjoyed performing…

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Bradfield J. Richards (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 18 2018

Bradfield J. Richards, 63, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Saturday July 14, 2018, at the Mayo Clinic Hospital - Methodist Campus in Rochester.

Brad Richards was born December 30, 1954 to Donald and Rosalie (Bradfield) Richards in Waterloo, IA. He graduated high school in 1973 in LaPorte City, IA. He proudly served in the United States Navy from 1974 - 1976 as an Interior Communication Electrician on the USS…

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Donald N. Cummings (Chatfield, MN)

Posted on Jul 18 2018

Donald N. Cummings, 80, of Chatfield, MN died Sunday, July 15, 2018 at Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield. 

Donald Neil Cummings was born November 1, 1937 to Elvyn and Corcella (Oftedal) Cummings in Preston, MN. He enlisted in the United States Navy in 1955. Donald's basic training was completed in Great Lakes, IL, he served on the USS Lexington and he was assigned to San Diego, CA with…

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Jon Edward Nelson (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 18 2018

Jon Edward Nelson, 75, of Rochester, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at The Mayo Clinic, St. Marys campus.

Jon was born November 8, 1942 in Austin, MN to Floyd and Claire (Hedges) Nelson. He was a 1960 graduate of Austin High School. Jon went on to proudly serve his country as part of the Air Force, serving in Guam. After his military service, he went to…

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