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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Susan L. O'Neil (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 18 2018

Susan L. O'Neil, age 65, of Rochester, MN died Sunday, July 15th at Rochester Health Services East. 

Susan Lynn O'Neil was born February 3, 1953 to Donald G. and Dorothy W. (Fife) Witzke in Rochester, MN. She graduated from John Marshall High School in 1971, and then attended and graduated from Rochester Beauty School. She married James M. O'Neil in 1972, and they later divorced. Susan was a hair…

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Marie Carolyn Nepper (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 18 2018

Marie Carolyn Nepper, 74, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2018 from heart failure.

Marie was born August 25, 1943 to Cleon and Carolyn (Davidshofer) Frisch. She graduated from Rollingstone Holy Trinity High School, Rollingstone, MN in 1961. In 1964, she married John Nepper. They were later divorced.

An active gardener, her yard and her garden were her passion. She enjoyed sharing it with others at her annual garden party, this year marking…

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Laurel Kay Fuller (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 18 2018

Laurel Kay Fuller, 84, of Rochester died on July 12, 2018 at the Samaritan Bethany home in Rochester MN.

She was born on February 10, 1934 in Viroqua, WI to Burt and Madge Hendrickson. Madge later married Lawrence Sieger who had a close relationship as Laurel's stepfather. Laurel attended school in Viroqua and married Donald Hoffland. The couple had four children and lived in different communities including Sparta, LaCrosse…

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Clark A. Tuttle, Jr. (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 17 2018

Clark A. Tuttle, Jr., passed away on July 14, 2018 at 90 years. For Clark, his passing was a joyous occasion as he was able to join the love of his life, Elizabeth, who also passed away on July 14th in 2005. 
Clark was born in Eagle Grove, Iowa on July 16, 1927. He grew up with 2 brothers in Mason City, Iowa. Following graduation from Mason City High School,…

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Shirley Mae Halverson (Red Wing, MN)

Posted on Jul 17 2018

Shirley Mae Halverson, 86, of Red Wing, died Sunday, July 15, 2018, at her home. She was born on September 24, 1931, in Maiden Rock, Wisconsin to Ernest and Vera (Holmberg) Hase. She graduated from Maiden Rock High School in 1949. On September 10, 1949, she was united in marriage to Jim Halverson at Salem Lutheran Church of rural Maiden Rock. They farmed a few years until moving to Red…

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Ona K. Benson (Stewartville,MN)

Posted on Jul 16 2018

Ona K. Benson, 87,  a longtime Stewartville,MN resident, passed away on Saturday (July 14, 2018) at Seasons Hospice in Rochester,MN.                                                                                          

Ona Kathryn Moen was born on October…

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Lorraine Madeline Mehrkens (Red Wing, MN)

Posted on Jul 14 2018

Lorraine Madeline Mehrkens, 93, of Red Wing died on Friday, July 13, 2018 at the Trinity Care Center in Farmington. She was born in Red Wing on November 19, 1924 to Alvin and Catherine (Bolin) Eidem. Lorraine attended school at Lindgren and Maiden Rock schools. She was united in marriage to John “Sonny” Mehrkens on November 19, 1947. She worked at Riviera Kitchens, Durkee-Atwood and as a sales representative at…

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Evelyn Josephine Olson (Eyota, MN)

Posted on Jul 14 2018

Evelyn Josephine Olson was born April 25, 1922 to Ole and Josephine Olson in Millville, Mn. Evelyn went to be with her lord on July 12, 2018. Evelyn was the second of four daughters. The family moved to Eyota, in 1930, when she was six years old. She attended the school at Eyota and graduated in 1941. There were 21 in her graduating class and she was the last surviving member of her…

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David Jerome Borgen (Red Wing, MN)

Posted on Jul 12 2018

David “Jerry” Jerome Borgen, 89, of Red Wing, died Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at his home at Potter Ridge surrounded by his family. He was born February 19, 1929 in Red Wing to Harry “Bubby” and Mae (Andersen) Borgen. He was a 1947 graduate of Red Wing Central High School and went on to attend Winona Teachers College, MN School of Business and U of MN before enlisting in the…

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Lois Olson Trost (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 12 2018

Lois Olson Trost passed away on July 10, 2018 at the age of 94. Born Lois Eleanor Olson on April 10, 1924 on the family farm in Atwater, MN, where her grandparents, the Olsons and the Ericksons, had settled when they immigrated from Sweden in 1870. 

Born to Harry and Lillie Olson, Lois was the third of four daughters. Lois was baptized and confirmed in the Immanuel Lutheran Church…

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Doris Lucille Holtan (Lake City, MN)

Posted on Jul 11 2018

Doris Lucille Holtan, 90, of Lake City died Monday, July 09, 2018 at St. Elizabeth’s Health Care Center in Wabasha, Minnesota surrounded by her loving family after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.
Doris was born on May 2, 1928 to Adolph and Selma (Benson) Berg of Zumbrota-Pine Island area. She married Willard Holtan on October 20, 1945 at St. John’s Church in Kasson, Minnesota. They were blessed with three sons,…

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Joyce Marie Chitty (Red Wing, MN)

Posted on Jul 11 2018

Joyce Marie Chitty, 71, of Red Wing, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018, at her home after a short battle with cancer, with her family by her side. She was born November 21, 1946, in Marshalltown, Iowa to John and Dorothy (Cizek) Popelka. She grew up on a farm outside of Toledo, Iowa which is where she attended school and graduated from in 1964. On January 11, 1964, Joyce was…

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Lois Johnson (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 11 2018

Lois Johnson, age 80, of Rochester, died peacefully Saturday, July 7, 2018 at her home. Lois Jean Steffenson was born July 22, 1937 in New Ulm, MN to Harry and Hilda (Larson) Steffenson. She was raised in, and graduated from High School in Franklin, MN. Lois then graduated from Luther College in Decorah, IA with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education. She taught elementary school in Albert Lea,…

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Catherine Anne Nichols (Lake City, MN)

Posted on Jul 11 2018

Catherine Anne Nichols passed away unexpectedly on Sat., July 7, 2018 at the young age of 61.

Cathy was born in Minneapolis but grew up in Bloomington, MN. She was always quick to point out that she lived close but did not live in “Fashionable West Bloomington”— a common advertising jingle popular during her youth. She attended Winona State University and received a degree in Elementary Education with a…

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Russell E. Berg (Kenyon, MN)

Posted on Jul 11 2018

Russell E. Berg, age 91, formerly of Kenyon, died on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at Mayo Clinic Hospital – Rochester, St. Mary’s Campus. The funeral service will be Thursday, July 12 at 1:00 pm at the Mahn Family Funeral Home – Larson Chapel in Zumbrota with Pastor David Krinke . The visitation will be at 11:30 am, just prior to the service on Thursday. Burial will be in the United…

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Marilyn Hanson Sperry (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 11 2018

Marilyn Hanson Sperry passed away on July 9th, 2018 at age 80 after a valiant battle with lung cancer. Her last months were spent in home hospice under the loving care of her family and friends. She enjoyed good conversations, sharing memories and laughter throughout this time. Her spirit and energy will forever warm our souls. 

Marilyn was born to Evelyn and Cleo Daniels on September 13, 1937. She…

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Susan Marie (Tribbensee) McConnell (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 10 2018

Susan Marie (Tribbensee) McConnell,  74, of Rochester, passed away unexpectedly from surgery complications on Friday, July 6, 2018.

Susan was born December 28, 1943 in Waseca, MN to Edwin and Delores (Miller) Tribbensee.

After spending her first 10 years in Zumbrota she moved to Rochester.  Susan graduated from John Marshall High School in 1961.

She married Mike McConnell in Forest Lake, MN on March 18, 1967, and they recently celebrated 51 years of…

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