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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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Louise Jesh Terrill (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Sep 10 2018

Louise Jesh Terrill died peacefully on September 7, 2018 at Madonna Towers Skilled Care in Rochester, MN.

Born on November 7, 1932, Albany, Minnesota, to Othmar and Marcella Jesh. She graduated from Albany High School and went on to attend the Minnesota School of Medical Technology, graduating with a medical technician degree.  She worked 4 years as a medical technologist in Alexandria, Minnesota.

Louise was drawn to an advertisement for a position…

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Richard Francis Nute (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Sep 10 2018

Richard Francis Nute passed away peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, September 5, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN. Richard was born April 24, 1938 in Lake City, MN to John C. and Vera B. Nute. In 1940 the family moved to Red Wing, where he attended Washington Elementary School and grew up as a downtown resident. As a young man, he began his lifelong interest in taking walks…

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Marvel Betts (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Sep 08 2018

Marvel Betts, 66, of Rochester, MN passed away Wednesday, September 5th surrounded by her family at St. Marys Hospital.

Marvel was born April 18, 1952 in Blue Earth, MN to Galen and Nancy (Thompson) Riess. She graduated from Rochester Mayo High School in 1970. On March 23, 1974, Marvel married Ronald Betts in Cresco, IA.  They lived in Mankato, MN for several years before moving back to Rochester where Marvel worked…

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Robert Sexton (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Sep 08 2018

Robert Sexton, age 74, of rural Rochester passed away at his home on September 5, 2018.

Robert was born on March 1, 1944 in Rochester to James and Virginia Sexton. Robert went to Stewartville schools and farmed raising cattle with his family in Rochester Township his whole life. In the 1960’s he started his own auto parts yard on the farm property, Sexton’s Auto Parts. He married Marlene Gross of Hayfield…

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Lois Henrietta Palmer (Lake City, MN)

Posted on Sep 08 2018

Lois Henrietta Palmer, 89, of Lake City, passed away Thursday, September 6, 2018 at her home. She was born on June 28, 1929 to Claus and Henrietta (Dohrn) Klenke in Gilbert Valley in rural Lake City. She attended rural and Lake City schools graduating from Lincoln High School in 1947. She married Donald William Palmer on June 2, 1949 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Lake City. They farmed in…

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Melody A. Finley (Dodge Center, MN)

Posted on Sep 07 2018

Melody A. Finley, age 62, of Dodge Center passed away Monday, September 3 at Mayo Clinic - St. Marys Campus.

The memorial service for Mel will be at 2:00 pm Friday, September 7, 2018 in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Melody was born April 9, 1956 to Alden and Joan Banks. She was one of six children: Sharon, Gary, Cindi, Melody,…

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John M. Brennan (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Sep 07 2018

John M. Brennan, age 81, of Rochester died on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at Mayo Clinic - St. Marys Campus.

John was born August 28, 1937 in Rochester to Francis and Rose Brennan. He attended country school near Simpson in rural Rochester prior to attending Lourdes High School. He then joined  the Minnesota National Guard Company C 135th Infantry, where he served for eight years. He immediately went to work helping…

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Lois Marie Pruter (Red Wing, MN)

Posted on Sep 07 2018

Lois Marie Pruter, 81, of Red Wing, died Tuesday, Sept., 4, 2018, at her home. She was born on July 7, 1937, in Red Wing to Chester and Hilma (Duden) Ingeman. She graduated from Red Wing Central High School with the class of 1956. After graduation she worked in the office of the Red Wing Potteries. Lois married the love her life, Lawrence “Bud” Pruter on January 25, 1958, at…

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Michael Glenis Guenther (Zumbrota, MN)

Posted on Sep 07 2018

Michael Glenis Guenther passed away peacefully surrounded by his daughters on Friday, August 31st, 2018 after a long battle with illness.

Michael was born September 20th, 1951 in Red Wing, MN to Bernard and Dorothy Guenther. He was the youngest of eight children. He grew up near Bellechester, MN and spent most of his life in the surrounding areas. He was a talented craftsman and enjoyed working on cars,…

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Vivien Ramona Har (Hadland) (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Sep 06 2018

Vivien Ramona Har (Hadland), 89, of Rochester, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on September 4, 2018.

Vivien was born on the family farm, on Mother’s Day, on May 12, 1929.

She graduated from Spring Valley High School at 15 years old. She then moved to Rochester and worked for the Mayo Clinic. She met her future husband, Jack Har, at the Playmore Ballroom where they ruled the dance floor. On…

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Phyllis M. Walter (Wanamingo, MN)

Posted on Sep 06 2018

Phyllis M. Walter, 93, of Wanamingo died Sunday, September 2, 2018 at the North Ridge View Assisted Living in Kenyon. A memorial service will be on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Trinity Lutheran Church in Wanamingo with Pastor Christopher Culuris officiating. Burial will be in the Pine Island Cemetery. Visitation will be for one our prior to the service at the church.

Phyllis Marion Weeks was…

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Rena Ida Degener (Zumbrota, MN)

Posted on Sep 06 2018

Rena Ida Degener, age 96, formerly of Zumbrota, died Monday, September 3, 2018 at Burrows Adult Foster Care in Lake City. She was born December 5, 1921, in Mazeppa Township, Wabasha County, MN. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Faith. Rena married Lawrence E. Degener on September 14th, 1943, at St. Johns Lutheran Church in Mazeppa. They farmed together all their married life. She was a faithful farmer…

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Patricia Kieffer (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Sep 05 2018

The funeral Mass for Patricia “Pat” Kieffer will be at 11:00 am on Friday, September 7, 2018 at Resurrection Catholic Church in Rochester (of which she was a charter member) with Rev. Peter Schuster officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the Mass at the church.

Mrs. Kieffer, 83, of Rochester, MN died Tuesday, September 4th at her home in Rochester surrounded by family members.

Pat was born February 23, 1935…

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Zelda G. Goranson (Zumbrota, MN)

Posted on Sep 05 2018

Zelda G. Goranson age 64, of Zumbrota, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, September 2, 2018 at Mayo Clinic Hospital – Rochester, St. Mary’s Campus with family. A memorial service will be on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 11:00 am at Lands Lutheran Church in Zumbrota with Pastor David Krinke officiating. The visitation will be Thursday, September 6, 2018 from 4:00-7:00 pm at the Mahn Family Funeral Home –Larson Chapel in…

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David Thomas Hutchson (Lake City, MN)

Posted on Sep 03 2018

David Thomas Hutchson, 73, of Lake City, died unexpectedly, Saturday, September 1, 2018, at the Mayo Clinic Health System, Lake City. He was born September 6, 1944, in Red Wing, to Russel and Alice (Gardas) Hutchson. He grew up on The Island Road in Hager City and attended the Island School House and graduated from Ellsworth High School in 1962. After graduation he enlisted in the Air Force and served…

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Gale J. Hoven (Wanamingo, MN)

Posted on Sep 03 2018

Gale J. Hoven age 74 of Wanamingo died on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at the Mayo Clinic Hospital – Rochester, Methodist Campus. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 2:00 at Stordahl Lutheran Church in rural Zumbrota with Pastor Kathleen Lowery officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.

Gale Julian Hoven was born on June 18, 1944 on…

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Thomas George Bolduc (Red Wing, MN)

Posted on Sep 03 2018

Thomas George Bolduc, 71, of Minneapolis, died Sunday, September 02, 2018 at his home in Red Wing. A private family service will be held at Lakewood Cemetery. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com.

 Courtesy of Mahn Family Funeral Home

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