ROCHESTER-AREA OBITUARIES



Paul Gardner (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 16 2019

Paul Gardner passed away peacefully on July 10, 2019. Paul was 95 years of age.

Born the fourth eldest child to Walter and Esther Gardner, Paul grew up in the area around Chatfield and Fountain. In a family that grew to include 11 siblings, Paul learned the importance of responsibility and hard work at an early age. He greatly enjoyed sharing his many stories of rural living, the joys…

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Darlene Marie Wentworth (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 16 2019

Darlene Marie Wentworth, 86, of Rochester, MN, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 11, 2019.

Darlene was born on May 6, 1933 in rural Breman, MN to Arthur Sr. and Elsie (Polikowsky) Folkert. She attended country school and graduated from Plainview High School in 1951. Darlene moved to Rochester, MN in 1951 and worked as a book keeper for Drips Grocery. From 1953-1959, Darlene worked in the City Clerk Office and then worked at the Law…

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Victor Schnobrich (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 15 2019

Victor Schnobrich, age 80, of Rochester, died on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at the Mayo Hospital - St. Marys Campus in Rochester. 

The funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 14, 2019, at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes, 5421 Royal Pl NW, Rochester MN 55901. The visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Inurnment will be in the Pine Island…

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Mary Elizabeth (Roeder) Kuisle (Stewartville, MN)

Posted on Jul 15 2019

Mary Elizabeth (Roeder) Kuisle, of Stewartville, passed away on July 10, 2019 at the age of 92.

Mary was the eldest daughter of Cyril and Frankie (Carroll) Roeder and was born on August 3, 1926 on the family farm. She grew up in the Rochester-Simpson area and graduated from Rochester High School in 1944. She first met her husband, Laurence Kuisle, at Sunday masses and later married him at St Bridget’s…

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Steven R. Zeldenrust (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 15 2019

Steven R. Zeldenrust, age 56, of Rochester, MN passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 after a long battle with cancer. He found great comfort and encouragement throughout his life from his faith in Christ. Family brought him his greatest enjoyment and fulfillment. Steve was a respected colleague, teacher and lifelong learner. 

Steve is survived by his wife of 31 years, Deb (Peterson); sons, Jon (Megan) and Eric (Abbey);…

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Thomas Walker (Lake City, MN)

Posted on Jul 15 2019

Thomas Walker, 79, of Lake City, MN passed away July 8th, 2019 at the Cumberland Health Care Center in, Wisconsin. He was born to William and Hazel (Cramblit) Walker on May 10, 1940 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Tom grew up in Eau Claire, Wisconsin and graduated from Eau Claire Memorial High School. After graduation he went to work for American Motors in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Tom married Mary Jo Lauer…

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Stanley V. Kolbe (Zumbrota, MN)

Posted on Jul 15 2019

Stanley V. Kolbe, 99, of Zumbrota passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019. He was born April 23, 1920 in Oronoco Township to Vaughn and Grace (Sibley) Kolbe. He was also raised in Oronoco attending school in the area through 8th grade.

Stanley married Lucille Lockman on December 5, 1955. They started farming on Their own in 1957 while raising their family in Oronoco, until moving to Zumbrota in 1985.

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Margaret Rose Sexton (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 10 2019

Margaret Rose Sexton of Rochester, MN, formerly of Byron, died Monday, July 8, 2019 at her residence.

Margaret was born December 5, 1937 in New Prague, MN to Raymond and Ella (Weides) Mahowald. She graduated from New Prague High School in 1955, went on to Minnesota School of Business and then found her first employment in downtown Minneapolis.  Margaret married John Sexton of Waseca, MN at Saint Wenceslaus Catholic Church in…

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John Donald Roseboom (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 10 2019

John Donald Roseboom, age 80, passed away Sunday July 7, 2019 at his home in Rochester.

John was born May 3, 1939 to Percy and Blanch (Hayes) Roseboom in Rochester. He married Carol Toogood on July 9, 1960. They raised their two sons in Rochester. John was a retired heavy equipment operator. He worked over 40 years for Doyle Conner Construction. In the 1950’s John was a successful boxer – flyweight…

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C. Dean Tulledge (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 10 2019

C. Dean Tulledge, 85, of Rochester, MN, died Sunday, July 7, 2019 from complications of Parkinson’s Disease, at the Waters on Mayowood Road surrounded by family.

Dean was born January 12, 1934 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin to Raymond and Alice (Strong) Tulledge. He graduated from Oshkosh High School in 1952. He met the love of his life, Ruth Schmidt at Leon’s Frozen Custard, where she worked as a car hop. On September…

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Patrick James Inman (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 10 2019

Patrick James Inman, 41, of Rochester, MN, passed Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family.

Pat was born August 18, 1977 in Bismarck, ND to Susan and Jim Inman. He graduated from St Mary’s High School in 1995. On March 6, 1999 he married Starla (Duttenhefer) in Bismarck, ND. Pat and Starla met while students at NDSU where Patrick completed his Bachelor’s degree.

While in Fargo they started…

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Erik Daniel Lewis (Red Wing, MN)

Posted on Jul 10 2019

Erik Daniel Lewis, aka Midnight F. Cottonwood, 27, of Red Wing, died Sunday, July 7, 2019. 

He was born in Red Wing to Dan and Sheila (Wagner) Lewis on October 3, 1991. He graduated from Red Wing High School in 2010. He attended the University of San Diego in California. He made his home in California where he was working toward fulfilling his dream of becoming a screenwriter. 

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Edward Paul Pompeian (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 09 2019

Edward Paul “Ed” Pompeian, 67, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday morning, July 6th at St. Marys Hospital surrounded by his loving family and friends.

Ed was born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, where he spent his earliest happy childhood years with his parents Edward and Helen, his sister Sharon, and their extended family in Pontiac’s vibrant Armenian immigrant community. In 1964, a misdiagnosed illness brought him to the Mayo Clinic…

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Miriam Lynd Waterman (Rochester, MN)

Posted on Jul 09 2019

Miriam Lynd Waterman "Mim", 98, of Rochester, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Thursday, July 4, 2019. 

Miriam was born June 4, 1921 in Philadelphia, PA to Charles and Ethel (Pennoyer) Howland. She was a graduate of Forest Hills High School. Mim was a member of the Northport Methodist Ladies Auxiliary. She loved to read, spending time on the sailboat, at the beach but above all, Mim loved…

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Verna R. McWaters (Zumbrota, MN)

Posted on Jul 09 2019

Verna R. McWaters, age 93 of Zumbrota died on Friday, July 05, 2019 at her residence. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Christ Lutheran Church in Zumbrota with Pastor Wayne D. Schoch officiating. Private family burial will be in the Zumbrota Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday for one hour prior to the service e at the church.

Verna Ruth…

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Lillian Froisland (Zumbrota, MN)

Posted on Jul 09 2019

Lillian Froisland, age 92 of Zumbrota died on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at the Zumbrota Care Center surrounded by her family. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 11:00 AM at United Redeemer Lutheran Church in Zumbrota with Rev. Dr. Marggi Pleiss-Sippola officiating. Inurnment will be in United Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be on Wednesday for one hour prior to the service at the church.

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Lucille Ann Anderson (Lake City, MN)

Posted on Jul 09 2019

Lucille Ann Anderson, 74, of Lake City, MN passed away July 5th, 2019, with her family by her side.

She was born to the late Kenneth and Hazel Christopherson, on October 14th, 1944 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Lucille graduated from Memorial High School in 1962 and received a BA in Elementary Education from the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire in 1966. 

She married Joseph “Old Joe” Anderson in…

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