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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Bernadine I. Kelly (Bott) (Saint Paul, MN)

Posted on Dec 10 2018

Bernadine I. Kelly (Bott), 85, of Saint Paul, Minnesota, and formerly of Holmen, Wisconsin, died Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Saint Paul. She was born December 10, 1932 to Matthias and Irene Bott of LaCrosse, Wisconsin. She married Jack R. Kelly on March 18, 1955. She loved to sew, knit, and crochet for her family and close friends. 

Bernadine is survived by four daughters Jacalyn (Bill) Broughton, Debra…

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Patricia Newman (Pine Island, MN)

Posted on Dec 10 2018

Patricia “Patty” Newman, 59, of Pine Island, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family and friends on Thursday, December 6th after a tough fight against cancer.

She was born on March 8, 1959 in Minneapolis, MN to John and Patricia Holmes. She graduated from Pine Island High school in 1977. On May 21, 1983 she married Mark B. Newman and raised four children together.

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Barbara Jean Seydel (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Dec 10 2018

Barbara Jean Seydel, 83, of Rochester, died Saturday, December 8, 2018 at St. Mary's Hospital. 

Barbara was born August 8, 1935 to Harry and Esther (Bruene) Seydel in Gladbrook, Iowa. She then attended the University of Iowa Teacher's College, graduating in 1968. Afterwards, she moved to Rochester and began teaching third grade in the Rochester School System. Barbara finished her career at Hoover Elementary, retiring in 2000 after more…

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Michael E. Hilger (Stewartville, MN)

Posted on Dec 10 2018

The memorial service for Michael E. Hilger, 48, of Stewartville, MN will be at 11:00 A.M. on Friday (December 14, 2018) at Zion Lutheran Church in Stewartville, MN with Rev. Byron Meline officiating. Mr. Hilger died on Thursday (December 6, 2018) unexpectedly of natural causes in Stewartville.

Michael Eugene Hilger was born on March 4, 1970 in Sheboygen, WI to Thomas and Karen (Dotzert) Hilger. He moved often as a child…

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Charles Van Orden (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Dec 09 2018

Charles Van Orden passed away at age 72, while hospitalized at St. Marys Hospital on December 06, 2018. Close family members and a small group of friends were gathered at his bedside. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Chelsy Van Orden; his father, John Van Orden; and his mother, Elma Van Orden, who worked many years as a registered nurse at St. Mary’s in Rochester.

Survivors include his son,…

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Gladys J. Mulholland (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Dec 09 2018

Gladys J. Mulholland, age 87, of Rochester, Minnesota died peacefully at her home on Thursday, December 6, 2018 surrounded by her loving family.

Gladys was born November 21, 1931 in Rochester, MN the daughter of Wesley and Theresa (Sibley) Kolbe. When she was a young girl, her family moved to Mora, Minnesota and then returned to the Rochester area when she was 15. Gladys was united in marriage to…

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August Hugh Hegge (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Dec 07 2018

August “Gus” Hugh Hegge, 25, of Rochester, MN, died at home on Wednesday, December 5, 2018.  Visitation will be from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 9, 2018 in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home in Rochester.

Gus was born on June 30, 1993, in Fargo, ND, to Nick and Cindy (Wager) Hegge.  At age two, he moved with his family to Rochester, where he lived the rest…

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Jay R. Collins (Preston, MN)

Posted on Dec 07 2018

Jay R. Collins, 54, died Wednesday, December 5, 2018 in Preston, Minnesota. Arrangements are pending with the Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel, Red Wing.

Courtesy of Mahn Family Funeral Home

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Helen Elizabeth (Stucky) Searles (Pine Island, MN)

Posted on Dec 07 2018

Helen Elizabeth (Stucky) Searles, 98, of Pine Island, died peacefully in her sleep at her home, surrounded by family, on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. The memorial service will be on Monday, December 10, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at Saint Paul's Lutheran Church in Pine Island, with Rev. Gary Wees officiating. Visitation will be at 10:00 a.m. preceding the service. Burial will be at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. 

Helen Elizabeth…

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Leland James Renken (West Concord, MN)

Posted on Dec 06 2018

Leland James Renken, 74, devoted and beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, was gloriously called home by his Father in heaven on December 5th, 2018. 

Lee was born on June 11, 1944, the son of Markley and Grace (Hoodjer) in Eldora, IA. He graduated from Aplington Community School in 1962. After graduating, Lee farmed with his parents until marrying Barbara Kalkwarf on June 11, 1965. Together, Lee and Barb…

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Mary Louise Sullivan (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Dec 05 2018

Mary Louise Sullivan nee (Beaudin) passed away on December 3, 2018.

She was born on December 14, 1932 to Irene Gokey and Philippe Beaudin in the small village of St. Rose in Chicoutimi Quebec, Canada. Mary came to Rochester, MN to work at St. Marys hospital in nursing. She met Robert Sullivan and they were married in 1952. They had a large family of nine boys and two girls. Mary spent 60 years living…

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John Gilbert Hovey (Red Wing, MN)

Posted on Dec 05 2018

John Gilbert Hovey, 59, of Red Wing, died Monday, December 3, 2018, in Red Wing. He was born on August 13, 1959, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa to Richard and Elna (Gilbertson) Hovey. Since 1987 he has lived in Red Wing where he worked in the IT department at Treasure Island Resort and Casino until retiring due to a disability. He enjoyed his drones, computers, tinkering with things and was also…

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Francisco R. Beltran (West Concord, MN)

Posted on Dec 05 2018

Francisco R. Beltran, age 67, entered to rest on Wednesday November 28, 2018 in West Concord, Minnesota. He was born on January 29, 1951 in Ciudad Acuña, Coahuila, Mexico. He was preceded in death by his wife Maria E. Beltran; his parents Reynaldo Beltran and Aida (Torres) Beltran; two brothers, Javier Beltran and Gerardo Beltran.

He is survived by two sons, Francisco R. Beltran, Jr., and Orlando Beltran, and…

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Ione (Tlougan) Leitzen (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Dec 04 2018

Ione (Tlougan) Leitzen, age 94, of Rochester, MN, passed away peacefully on December 2, 2019.

Born in Dover, MN on November 7, 1924, and preceded in death by her husband, Bernard “Bud” Leitzen; her parents, Alfred and Florence; brothers, Sylvester, Bernard, Benjamin, Clayton, Romeo, Robert, Isadore, Leonard, Charles, Donald, Dale, David; sisters, Jeanette Flanders and Darlene.

Ione is survived by her sister, Marcella (Larry) Swenson; children, Julie Armbrust, Carin Ruter, Gary Leitzen,…

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Mary Margaret Quinn Hertensteiner (Red Wing, MN)

Posted on Dec 04 2018

Mary Margaret Quinn Hertensteiner, died Sunday, December 2, 2018 at the White Pine Senior Living in Cottage Grove. She was born September 1 to James and Kathryn (McGreavey) Quinn in Queens, New York. She attended high school in Liberty, New York, graduating in 1944. She attended college in La Crosse, Wisconsin for a year in order to follow in her older brother’s footsteps. There, she met Carleton John Hertensteiner. They…

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Thomas W. Laughnan (Red Wing, MN)

Posted on Dec 03 2018

Thomas W. Laughnan, 77, of Red Wing, died Saturday, December 1, 2018, at his home. Mass of Resurrection will be 11 a.m. Thursday, December 6, 2018, at the Church of St. Joseph in Red Wing. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, December 6, at the Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel and at the church for one hour prior to the Mass.

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Lylah Grace Koob (Red Wing, MN)

Posted on Dec 03 2018

Lylah Grace Koob, age 2 of Red Wing, died Thursday, November 29, 2018, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester. Funeral arrangements are pending with the Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel.

Courtesy of Mahn Family Funeral Home

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