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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Dennis Gilgenbach (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Nov 26 2018

Dennis Gilgenbach, 68, of Rochester, MN, passed away Friday, November 23rd at St. Marys Hospital.

Denny was born March 18, 1950 in Austin, MN to Wilfred and Laura Gilgenbach.  He graduated from Pacelli High School in 1968. He attended Austin Community College and Mankato State. Denny worked at the Post Bulletin and most recently Davies Printing retiring from the “work life” in July of 2017.

Denny will be greatly missed by his…

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Dennis Allen Schmidt (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Nov 26 2018

Dennis Allen Schmidt, age 56, passed away on November 22, 2018 at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester of natural causes.

Dennis was born on August 27, 1962 in Rochester to George and Eleanor Schmidt. He graduated from Mayo High School in 1980. Dennis worked alongside his father for the family business, Rochester Vending and Wholesale for over 40 years. Dennis loved being able to spend time with his daughter, Cassie. He…

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Lois Arlene Nelson (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Nov 26 2018

Lois Arlene Nelson, 86, passed away Thursday, November 22, 2018 at Shorewood Commons in Rochester.

Lois Thompson was born in Lanesboro, MN on April 10, 1932 to Lars and Alvera (Bothun) Thompson. She graduated from Lanesboro High School in 1950. On December 1, 1951, she was united in marriage to H.O. (Ordell) Nelson in Lanesboro, MN. The lived in St. Paul where she worked in the office of Fairway Foods until…

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Ethel C. Bissen (Stewartville,MN)

Posted on Nov 26 2018

The Mass of Christian Burial for Ethel C. Bissen, 97, of Stewartville,MN will be at 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday(November 27, 2018) at St. Bernards Catholic Church with Rev. John Wilmot officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  Mrs. Bissen died on Wednesday (November 21, 2018) of natural causes at the Stewartville Care Center.

Ethel Catherine Michels was born on August 20, 1921 in Stacyville,IA to Joseph and Helen(Mueller) Michels. She…

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Ibolya Szarka (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Nov 26 2018

Ibolya Szarka, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, died peacefully at home with family at her bedside on November 16, 2018. She was 76 years old.

Ibolya was born in Budapest, Hungary on December 27, 1941. She and her family fled communism in 1973 during the Cold War, and fully embraced their future in the United States. The price for achieving that freedom was to leave behind an established life and extended family,…

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Arthur Charles DePuy (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Nov 22 2018

Mr. DePuy, 89, of Rochester, died Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at Rochester West Health Services. Arthur was born November 17, 1929 in St. Paul, MN to Beverly and Jenny (Mattson) DePuy.

He graduated from Hayfield High School in 1948. He served in the US Navy, Merchant Marines until 1979, where he served in the Korean War from 1948 to 1952. On July 14, 1979, he married Elaine Stevens. Arthur worked at…

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Opal Eileen Kuhl (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Nov 22 2018

Opal Eileen Kuhl, 97 of Rochester passed away peacefully on November 19, 2018 at The Waters on Mayowood.

Opal Carstens was born on October 25, 1921 near Potsdam, MN on the family farm to Alfred and Martha Carstens. She attended country school and graduated from Elgin High School. She attended Business College in LaCrosse, WI for two years. She worked at various places in Rochester including Sears and Herman Insurers. On…

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Cathleen Anne Belhumer (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Nov 21 2018

Cathleen Anne Belhumer, 50, of Rochester, Minnesota, passed away in her home on Monday, November 19 after a six month battle with stage four brain cancer.

Cathy was born on June 24, 1968 in Dearborn, Michigan. Her parents, Jacob and Maxine Uitti, and older sister, Sue, helped raise her into the compassionate, hardworking, and witty woman everyone came to know and love. Competitive throughout her childhood on gymnastic teams, she graduated…

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Douglas R. Anderson (Stewartville,MN)

Posted on Nov 21 2018

The memorial service for Douglas R. Anderson, 71, of Stewartville,MN will be at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday (November 24, 2018) at Grace Evangelical Free Church in Stewartville with Rev. John Grams officiating.  Mr. Anderson died of natural causes, on Sunday (November 18, 2018) surrounded by loving family, in his home.

Douglas Robert Anderson was born on March 23, 1947 in Minneapolis,MN to Donald and Constance(Ericson) Anderson. He moved with his family…

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Linda M. Nash (Grand Meadow, MN)

Posted on Nov 21 2018

Linda M. Nash, 62 of Grand Meadow, MN died on Friday (November 16, 2018) at her home, from complications of an illness with C.O.P.D. 

Linda Marie Steele was born on July 4, 1956 in Rochester, MN to Franklin and Elizabeth (Kern) Steele. Elizabeth later married Robert Richardson who raised Linda and her siblings.She grew up in Rochester and attended John Marshall H.S. Linda was married on November 10, 1973 in Rochester…

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Donis A, Ross (Lake City, MN)

Posted on Nov 21 2018

Donis A, Ross, age 88 originally from Lake City, and a longtime resident of Marco Island, Florida, passed away peacefully at The Bluffs Assisted Living Facility in Lake City, on Tuesday, November 13th. She was born February 22, 1930 and was the Daughter of the late Marce and Florence Walters and attended Lincoln High School. She was a career educator, with a Master’s degree in Home Economics from the University…

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Dennis George Leroy Holden (Red Wing, MN)

Posted on Nov 21 2018

Dennis “Pinky” George Leroy Holden, 71, of Red Wing, died on Sunday, November 18, 2018 at his home, surrounded by family. He was born February 24, 1947, in Faribault, to James and Florence (Quade) Holden. Dennis grew up and attended school in Red Wing. On February 21, 1970 he was united in marriage with Linda Bach and they made their home in Red Wing. He worked at Durkee Atwood for…

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James Thompson (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Nov 21 2018

James Thompson, 94, of Rochester, died Friday, November 16, 2018 at Rochester Health Services West. Service arrangements are pending.

Courtesy of Ranfranz & Vine Funeral Homes

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Harold Ernest Buss (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Nov 20 2018

Harold Ernest Buss, 90, Rochester, MN, died on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at Rochester East Nursing Home after a long illness.

He was born on March 17, 1928, in Ostrander, MN, to John and Grace (Gatlin) Buss. Harold attended school in Ostrander through the eighth grade and enlisted in the Air Force at 17. He served in the Air Force from 1945 to 1949 when he then joined the…

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Richard D. Neumann (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Nov 20 2018

Richard D. Neumann, 84 of Rochester, passed away Sunday, November 18 at his home.

Richard was born August 26, 1934 to Edward and Flora Neumann in Shieldsville, MN. He attended country grade school from first to eighth grade and graduated from Faribault High School in 1951. On September 7, 1954, he married Patricia Reuvers at Immaculate Conception church in Faribault.

He worked for various positions at AT&T/Northwestern Bell Telephone in Faribault, Owatonna,…

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Leon A. Markham (Mantorville, MN)

Posted on Nov 20 2018

Leon ‘Buzz’ A. Markham, age 87, of Mantorville, formerly of Pine Island, was taken home by the Lord on Saturday, November 17, 2018. The funeral service will be Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 11:00 am at Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kasson - 600 8th Ave. with Pastor Dean Gunn officiating. The visitation will be Friday, November 23, 2018 from 4:00 – 7:00 pm at Mahn Family Funeral Home…

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Phillip M. Goplen (Zumbrota, MN)

Posted on Nov 20 2018

Phillip M. Goplen, age 97, of Zumbrota passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Pine Haven Care Center in Pine Island. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 11:00 am at United Redeemer Lutheran Church with Reverend Dr. Marggi J. Pleiss-Sippola officiating. A one hour visitation will be held prior to the service at the church on Wednesday. Burial will be in the Zumbrota…

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