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John Giese

John Giese

John Gerald Giese
1962 - 2016

John Giese, age 53, of Benson, died Sunday, April 3rd in St. Cloud Hospital.  Memorial services are Friday, April 8th at 11:00AM, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Benson, officiated by Rev. Art Wiese.  Burial follows at 2:00PM at Immanuel Lutheran Church –Shible Township.

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05
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Myrtle L. Holzheimer

Myrtle L. Holzheimer

Myrtle L. Holzheimer
November 8, 1925 • April 2, 2016

Myrtle L. Holzheimer, 90, died Saturday, April 2, 2016 at her son’s home in Oostburg, Wisconsin under Hospice care.  

Funeral services were 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Benson.  Visitation was held 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church and continued for one hour prior to the service at the church.  Burial was in the Benson City Cemetery.  

Myrtle L. Holzheimer was born  November 8, 1925 in Pope County, Minnesota, the daughter of Luther and Mabel (Lee) Larson.  She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith and grew up in rural Swift Falls on the family farm.  She attended country school in Swift County and graduated from Benson High School in 1943.

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30
Mar
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Leonard ‘Jim’ Thursby

Leonard ‘Jim’ Thursby
1925  • March 7, 2016

Jim was born as the only child to Leonard & Hulda “Helen” Thursby in Porter, Minnesota.  He graduated from Benson High School in 1943 and then joined the Army.  He served in the Pacific during WWII.  After the war he returned to Benson to work at his Dad’s business (Thursby Chevrolet).  

In 1947,  he met his wife Elinor from Montevideo.  They had three children: Bob Thursby of Sarasota, Florida, Tom Thursby of San Diego, & Debra (Thursby) Burns of San Diego.  

Jim was a lifelong golfer and was president of the Benson Golf Course 1952-53.  In 1956, the family moved to San Diego, CA.  They raised their children in San Diego.  In the 1960s, he managed and coached several teams for Tecolote Little League.  He helped expand and build the many baseball fields there.  He worked for San Diego County Social Services and retired at age 55.  

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30
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Alda Mae Anderson

Alda Mae Anderson

1926-2016

 

The funeral service for Alda Mae Anderson, 90, of Granite Falls, formerly of Echo, will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, April 1, 2016, at the Rock Valle Lutheran Church in Rural Echo.  Visitation will be Thursday from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. with a Prayer Service at 7:30 p.m. at the Sunset Funeral Home in Echo.  Visitation will continue from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the church on Friday.  Interment will follow the service at the Rock Valle Cemetery in Rural Echo.

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25
Mar
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Louise C. Lachmiller

Louise C. Lachmiller

Louise C. Lachmiller

December 17, 1927 – March 24, 2016

 

Louise (Ludovica) Clara Lachmiller was born December 17, 1927 in Edison Township, Swift County, Minnesota, the daughter of Louis (Ludovicus) and Teresa (Rudnick) Glisky.  She was baptized on December 24, 1927 by Rev. S. Julkowski and confirmed at the Church of the Visitation in Danvers.  Louise grew up in the Holloway, Appleton, and Edison Township area.  She then moved to Danvers and attended Benson High School, graduating in 1945.

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24
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Leonard G. Voorhees

Leonard G. Voorhees

Leonard G. Voorhees
April 9, 1925 - March 20, 2016
 
 
Leonard Gordon Voorhees, age 90, was born on April 9, 1925 on the family farm in Swenoda Township, Swift County, Minnesota, the son of Henry S. and Ethel B. (Huston) Voorhees. He was baptized and confirmed and grew up on the family farm near Danvers. He attended school at District #34 in Swenoda Township. Leonard served his country during WWII in the United States Army from May 14, 1945 to November 26, 1946.
 

Tue
22
Mar
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LuVerne Simonson

LuVerne Simonson

LuVerne Simonson
July 22, 1935-March 21, 2016
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LuVerne Simonson, age 80, of Benson, died on Monday morning, March 21, 2016, at the Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 26, at 11:00 a.m. at Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church in Benson, with the Rev. Gary Brandenburg officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at the church on Saturday. Burial will follow the service at the Lake Hazel Cemetery, rural Benson.

LuVerne Simonson, age 80, was born on July 22, 1935, in Camp Lake Township, the son of Karney and Inez (Loen) Simonson. He was baptized in 1935 at Immanuel Lutheran Church and in 1951 he was confirmed by the Rev Nasheim. He attended grade school at District # 54 and graduated from Benson High School in 1954.

Tue
22
Mar
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LeRoy Peter George Schliep

LeRoy Peter George Schliep

LeRoy Peter George Schliep
November 6, 1919 •  March 13, 2016

LeRoy Schliep, 96, of Appleton, Minnesota died Sunday, March 13, 2016 in the Appleton Area Health Services - Hospital.  

Funeral services were Wednesday, March 16, at Trinity Lutheran Church –Fairfield Township, officiated by Rev. Donald Klatt.  Burial followed in the Appleton City Cemetery.  

LeRoy was born November 6, 1919 on the family farm outside of Holloway, Minnesota.  He was a lifetime member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Fairfield where he was baptized  December 21, 1919 and was confirmed  March 25, 1934.   

He married Dorothy Bartz  September 18, 1946 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Holloway.   LeRoy’s love and respect for Dorothy was a testament to true love and together they enjoyed 69 years of blessed marriage.  Their marriage was a true partnership and an inspiration to all around them.

Tue
22
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Emily Clara Munstermann

Emily Clara Munstermann

Emily Clara Munstermann
August 8, 1919 • March 9, 2016

Emily Munstermann, 96, of Appleton, Minnesota died Tuesday, March 9 at the  Appleton Area Health Services - Care Center.  

Funeral services were Saturday, March 12 at 11 a.m., at Immanuel Lutheran Church - Shible Township, officiated by Rev. Donald Klatt.  Burial followed at 2 p.m.  Saturday in the Appleton City Cemetery.

Emily Clara Munstermann was born August 8, 1919, in Shible Township, Swift County, Minnesota, the daughter of Henry F. and Clara (Mumme) Koosmann.  She was baptized September 7, 1919 and was confirmed April 9, 1933, both at Immanuel Lutheran Church - Shible Township.  Emily attended Christian day school at Immanuel Lutheran Church - Shible Township through the eighth grade.

October 10, 1940, Emily was united in marriage to Elmer Munstermann.  This union was blessed with over 54 years together and seven sons: Leonard, Wayne, Kenneth, James, Bruce, Glenn, and Stanley.

Tue
22
Mar
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Marilyn Carol Hoffman

Marilyn Carol Hoffman

Marilyn Carol Hoffman

1939 – 2016

 

Marilyn Hoffman, age 76 of Appleton, formerly of rural Danvers, died Tuesday, March 15th, in Appleton Area Health Services –Care Center.  Funeral services were Monday, March 21st, at 1:30PM, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Holloway, officiated by Rev. Donald Klatt.  Burial followed at the Appleton City Cemetery.

 

Marilyn Carol Hoffman was born December 19, 1939, in Benson, MN, the daughter of Ferdinand and Helen (Schroeder) Schuerman.  She was baptized on January 7, 1940, by Rev. Wachholz and was confirmed March 29, 1953 by Rev. Krull, both at St. John’s Lutheran, Holloway, MN. Marilyn was raised in the Holloway area, graduating from Holloway High School in 1957.

 

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