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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Arlene M. Vanderburg (Stewartville,MN)

Posted on Mar 31 2019

Arlene M. Vanderburg, 88, a longtime Pleasant Grove and Stewartville,MN area resident died on Thursday  (March 28, 2019) of natural causes at Mayo Clinic – Rochester Methodist Campus, where she had been a patient for the past week.

Arlene M. Harris was born on May 14, 1930 in Rochester, Minnesota to Nelsen and Floy (Brown) Harris.  She grew up in Rochester and graduated from Rochester H.S.in 1948. Arlene was married on…

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Kay Lea Nash (Red Wing, MN)

Posted on Mar 31 2019

Kay Lea Nash, 78, of Red Wing, died Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at her home. She was born November 26, 1940, in Red Wing, to Alton “Eck” and Myrtle (Aslakson) Duden and graduated from Red Wing Central High School in 1958. She worked at the Red Wing Shoe Company, where she met Jim Nash. They were married on September 24, 1960, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and their marriage was…

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John P. Feehan (Elgin, MN)

Posted on Mar 30 2019

John P. Feehan, 91, of Elgin, MN, finished his journey here on earth on Wednesday, March 27 at Samaritan Bethany in Rochester, MN surrounded by his family.

John was born on June 15, 1927 to John and Frances (Tierney) Feehan. He graduated from Plainview High School in 1945. He married Margie Hamilton on Feb 15, 1955. They raised their six children in Rochester. John was employed by Marigold Dairy for 40…

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Rev. Raymond Logan (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Mar 30 2019

Rev. Raymond Logan, 94, of Rochester, died Thursday, March 28, 2019 at his home.

Raymond was born January 23, 1925 in Cumberland, WI to Ray and Zoa (Hutchison) Logan.

On September 1, 1946, he married Lorraine E. Duckson in Wells, MN and together they raised seven children. The Logans were doing well on a Southern Minnesota farm when the call to fulltime ministry became too pressing to continue farming. They sold out…

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Robert S. Smith (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Mar 30 2019

Robert S. Smith, 91, of Rochester, died on March 28, 2019.

Robert S. Smith was born on June 10, 1927 in Curwensville, Pennsylvania. He attended schools in Curwensville and Hershey, Pennsylvania. Mr. Smith was a World War II veteran and served in the European Theatre Occupational Forces. He was employed by IBM in Schenectady, New York and transferred to Rochester in 1957. He retired in 1987 after 31 years…

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John Philip Plansky (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Mar 27 2019

John Philip Plansky, 64, of Rochester, died on March 26, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He fought a courageous 18-month battle with cancer.

John was born in Omro, WI on October 5, 1954 to Kathryn and Roy Plansky. He attended Omro High School. In 1977, John graduated from UW-Stout, Menomonie, WI with a degree in Industrial Technology and began a 40-year career at IBM in Rochester where he made lifelong…

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James Noel Allen (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Mar 27 2019

James Noel Allen, 83, of Rochester, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at the Seasons Hospice House.

Jim was born December 13, 1935 in Minot, ND to William and Eulalie (Huckle) Allen. He was a graduate of Minot Model High School and went on to receive his Bachelor of Science in physical education and mathematics from Minot State College. After obtaining his bachelor…

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Harriet Sullivan (Lanesboro, MN)

Posted on Mar 27 2019

Harriet Sullivan, 98, peacefully passed away surrounded by family at Cottagewood Senior Living Community on March 26, 2019, following a stroke. 

Harriet Jean Glover was born on October 11, 1920, the first of six children, of Harry and Daisy (Lyman) Glover. She grew up on the Glover family farm, attended Stewartville High School, and graduated in 1939. On April 10, 1944, she married Gerald J. (Joe) Sullivan. The couple…

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Bonita M. McRae (Red Wing, MN)

Posted on Mar 27 2019

Bonita “Bonnie” M. McRae, 74, of Red Wing died, Monday, March 25, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester. Memorial service will be 11 a.m., Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Vasa Lutheran Church with Rev. Maureen Hagen officiating. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m., Friday, April 5, 2019 at the Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel, and one hour prior to the service at church. Online condolences may be left for…

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Marjorie May (Alms) Augustin (Red Wing, MN)

Posted on Mar 27 2019

Marjorie May (Alms) Augustin, entered into the presence of her Savior, Jesus, on Monday, March 25, 2019 at Cottagewood Senior Community in Rochester, MN at the age of 90. She was born on November 9, 1928 to Oscar and Lydia (Dicke) Alms in Spring Valley, WI. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Cady Township. Her family farmed there until after her father died and they…

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Elizabeth Jane Williams (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Mar 26 2019

Elizabeth Jane Williams, 80, of Rochester, passed away on March 22, 2019.

Betty was born on December 31, 1938 in Rochester to Ambrose and Bertha (Kendell) Blake.

She graduated from St. Louis Park, MN High School in 1956. On August 22, 1964, she married Merlin L. Williams at North Prairie Lutheran Church in Lanesboro, MN. Ms. Williams worked at Northwestern Bell, Sears, and later for Steve Yaggy Trucking and for Bea Behr.…

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Georgia “Jo” Rose Witte (Chatfield, MN)

Posted on Mar 26 2019

Georgia passed peacefully Sunday March 24, 2019 at her home with her family by her side.

Georgia was born September 30, 1931 in Simpson, MN to Marie (Bingham) and Martin Weber. She attended Pleasant Grove country school and graduated from Stewartville High School in Stewartville, MN. On January 29, 1952 she married Gerald Witte at St. Bridget Church in Simpson, MN.  They resided in Chatfield MN before moving to Tampa Bay…

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Bertha Coller (Bemidji, MN)

Posted on Mar 26 2019

Bertha “Bertie “ Coller, 72, of Bemidji, MN passed away of natural causes at Cottagewood  Senior  Communities in Rochester,MN where she had been a resident since 2017.

Bertha Lucille Coller was born on November 3, 1946 in Vancouver,WA  to  Arlie and Delores(Krahn) Coller.  She grew up in Camas,WA  and attended  and graduated from Washougal  H.S.  She attended secretarial school receiving her certification and lived for a few years in Montana. She followed…

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Tessica Joan Peters (Frontenac, MN)

Posted on Mar 26 2019

Tessica Joan Peters, 36, of Frontenac, died Monday, March 25, 2019 surrounded by her family. She was born March 30, 1982 to Kenneth Huppert and Debbie Johnson in Red Wing. She grew up in Red Wing and graduated from Red Wing High School in 2000. She went on to attend Winona State, class of 2005. After earning her degree she taught elementary school in Pepin, Wisconsin for 3 years. She…

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DuWayne A. Forbord (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Mar 26 2019

DuWayne A. Forbord, 67, of Rochester, MN died peacefully at his home surrounded by his family.

DuWayne Allen Forbord was born on June 13, 1951 to Olaf and Esther (Stroebel) Forbord in Benson, MN. He graduated from Benson High School in 1969. In 1973 he graduated from the University of MN with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. On August 4th he married Debra Haugen in Roseville, MN. The couple moved…

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Evelyn Marian Petri (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Mar 25 2019

Evelyn Marian Petri, 88, died on Saturday, March 23, 2019 and Mayo Clinic Hospital, St. Marys Campus in Rochester. 

She was born on May 31, 1930 in Virginia, Minnesota to Elmer and Lydia (Rivers) Maki. She graduated in 1948 from Roosevelt High School in Virginia. In 1950 she received an Associate's Degree in Education from St. Cloud State Teacher's College, and in 1964 a Bachelor of Science in Education…

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Robert Gaylord Seifert (Bay City, MN)

Posted on Mar 25 2019

Robert Gaylord Seifert, age 74, of Bay City, died peacefully Saturday, March 23, 2019 at his home. He was born September 1, 1944 in Corpus Christi, TX to Gaylord and Margaret (Cline) Seifert. His father was a Navy pilot and the family moved several times before returning to Pepin, WI where he graduated high school in 1962. He then attended Buffalo County Teachers College, and went on to University Wisconsin…

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