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


Doris May Lybeck (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Dec 03 2018

Doris May Lybeck, 83, of Rochester died on December 1, 2018 at the Homestead Rehabilitation Center in Rochester. She was born on January 12, 1935 in Kasson to Hans and Lucille (Fiegel) Fjerstad. She was later adopted by Freda and Burnie Hanson.

Doris graduated in 1952 from Rochester Central High School. She married Douglas S. Lybeck on April 17, 1955 at the former Bethel English Lutheran Church in Rochester.…

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Barbara M. Nelson (Wanamingo, MN)

Posted on Dec 03 2018

Barbara M. Nelson, age 76, of Wanamingo, passed away on Saturday, December 1, 2018 surrounded by family at Mayo Clinic Hospital – Rochester, St. Mary’s Campus. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 11:00 am at New Life Church in Wanamgino – 525 Beverly E. Street with Pastor Patrick McBride officiating. The visitation will be for one hour prior to the start of the service…

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Evelyn (Schmidt) Lunde (Red Wing, MN)

Posted on Dec 03 2018

Evelyn (Schmidt) Lunde passed away Thursday, November 8, 2018 at Mayo Health Systems Red Wing Hospital, she was 95 years old. Evelyn was born August 18, 1923 to Arthur and Helen (Lange) Schmidt in Lake City. She graduated from Lincoln High School in 1941. Evelyn married Julian “Jack” Lunde, April 20, 1946.

Evelyn is survived by her only child, Pati and Tim Walsh of Albuquerque, New Mexico; granddaughters and…

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Ken Johannson (Rochester MN)

Posted on Dec 03 2018

Ken Johannson, 88, Rochester MN and Naples FL, peacefully departed life on November 27, 2018.  He was born October 6, 1930 in Edmonton, Alberta Canada. He attended the University of North Dakota. He was a two-sport, Hall of Fame athlete in football and hockey - proudly wearing the North Dakota Fighting Sioux sweater. After playing professional hockey in England and Switzerland, Ken moved to Milwaukee, WI to work for P&G…

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Mark Daniel Schnell (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Dec 03 2018

Mark Daniel Schnell, 51, of Rochester passed away peacefully of natural causes on November 28, 2018 at Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus.

Mark was born on August 17, 1967 in Rochester to Daniel and Diane Schnell. He graduated from Mayo High School in 1985. He attended University of Wisconsin Steven’s Point for two years. Upon returning to Rochester, he worked at IBM. In 1995, he met Deanna Gosse. They were…

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Dave H. Keckhafer (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Dec 03 2018

The funeral for Dave Keckhafer will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday. December 4, 2018 with Pastor Katy Lee officiating in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens in Rochester. A visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Monday evening in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday.

Dave H.…

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John Sutterfield (Sartell, MN)

Posted on Nov 30 2018

John Sutterfield, 81, of Sartell, Minnesota, died Thursday, November 29, 2018 at Country Manor in Sartell. Funeral arrangements are pending.

Courtesy of Ranfranz & Vine Funeral Homes

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William Charles Herber (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Nov 29 2018

William “Bill” Charles Herber, 86 of Rochester, passed away Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at Cottagewood Senior Communities.

Bill was born June 7, 1932 in Rochester to Clarence “Shorty” and Alta Mae Herber. He graduated from Lourdes High School in 1950. On January 19, 1952, he married Zona Swenson.

He was a partner at the Union Bus Depot for many years. He later worked at Emery Air Freight with his son, Mike. He…

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Judith Ellen Brede (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Nov 28 2018

Judith Ellen Brede, 79 of Rochester, passed away the morning of Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at Madonna Towers Nursing Home.

Judy was born Saturday, January 14, 1939 in Springfield, Minnesota to Herman and Vivian Nelson. She grew up on a farm north of Revere and graduated with honors from Walnut Grove High School in 1956. She moved to Rochester to attend Methodist-Kahler School of Nursing where she met and fell in…

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Dennis Alan Schrandt (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Nov 28 2018

Dennis Alan Schrandt, 75, passed away peacefully at Madonna Towers in Rochester, MN on November 27th after a short battle with Alzheimer’s disease and pancreatic cancer.

He was born on December 1, 1942 to Marcella (Mathias) and Leander Schrandt, and was a graduate of Austin Pacelli High School. He was married to Jean Conway in 1971 and later divorced. He spent much of his life living in Winona, MN, and lived…

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Margery L. Makeever Bisset (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Nov 28 2018

Margery L. Makeever Bisset, 96 years old, passed away on Monday, November 26, 2018. She was born January 11, 1922 in Davenport, Iowa.

Marge was a teacher for many years starting in a one room schoolhouse in Joliet, Illinois. She was member of Willow Avenue / Westminster Presbyterian Church. Marge met John K. Bisset in the church orchestra. They were married on Oct 20, 1946. They loved to go…

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Benjamin H. Reid, Jr. (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Nov 27 2018

Benjamin H. Reid, Jr, 87, of Rochester, died Monday, November 26, 2018 at the Mayo Clinic, St. Mary's Campus. Funeral arrangements are pending.

Courtesy of Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes

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Barbara Augusta Larson (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Nov 27 2018

Barbara Augusta Larson was born on July 9, 1940 in Mankato, MN. She died on November 24, 2018 at Edenbrook Care Center. A memorial service will be held 1:00 p.m. Thursday, November 29, 2018 at Bethel Lutheran Church, 810 3rd Ave. SE, Rochester, MN. Memorials may be made to Bethel Lutheran Church, where Barbara was a faithful member. Interment will follow at a later date.

Courtesy of Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes

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Ellen Marie Hunt (Cannon Falls, MN)

Posted on Nov 27 2018

Ellen Marie Hunt, 77, of Cannon Falls, MN passed away on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at The Mayo Clinic, St. Marys campus.

Ellen was born May 6, 1941 in Austin, MN to I. Orlando and Aleta (Swenson) Grose. She was a 1959 graduate of Albert Lea High School. After high school, Ellen met Howard Hunt, whom she married on December 22, 1961 in Albert Lea at Grace Lutheran Church.…

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Matthew Thomas Parker (Red Wing, MN)

Posted on Nov 27 2018

Matthew Thomas Parker, 42, of Red Wing, died Friday, November 23, 2018, as a result of an automobile accident. He was born May 22, 1976, in Red Wing to John and Nani (Cohen) Parker. Growing up, Matthew was active in many sports, playing hockey, football and baseball while in high school. He graduated from Red Wing Central High School in 1994 and went on to attend St. Mary’s University in…

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Harold Grabitske (Red Wing, MN)

Posted on Nov 27 2018

Harold Grabitske, Jr, 85, of Red Wing, died Friday, November 23, 2018 at the Lake City Care Center. He was born April 13, 1933 and was raised in St. Charles, MN, where he graduated high school in 1951. After high school, he studied art at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design before enlisting in the army in 1953. Upon completing his service, he attended Winona State University, where he…

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Reinhold Rudolph Kehren (Marshall, MN)

Posted on Nov 26 2018

Reinhold Rudolph “Rudy” Kehren was called to his heavenly home on November 20, 2018 at his daughter Carolyn’s home in Eureka, Missouri. He was born on April 23, 1922 in Goodhue County, Minnesota to Joseph and Hanna (Schulz) Kehren. He was baptized and confirmed in the Christian faith at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Belvidere Township.

He attended elementary school at St. Peter’s Lutheran School and graduated from Goodhue…

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