Melvin “Tank” Warner, age 75, of Medford, died Oct. 22, 2014, at his home after an extended illness. Memorial service is set for Monday, Oct. 27, at 5 p.m. at the Medford Funeral Home (310 Central Ave.) interment at Union Cemetery. Friends may greet the family from 3 p.m. until the time of the service. A reception and celebration of life for Tank will be held at the Comfort Inn (near Cabelas), following the committal service at the cemetery. Full notice to follow. For more information or to leave an online condolence please go to www.medfordfuneralhome.com
Reverend Edward H. Reinhardt, age 85 of Faribault, died on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 at St. Lucas Care Center, Faribault.
Elaine Morris, age 97 of the Minneapolis area, formerly of Alexandria and Faribault, passed away on Oct. 11, 2014.
Margaret Delores Vollmer, age 75, of Le Center, passed away on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. Visitation will be held at Le Center Funeral Home on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 from 4-8 p.m. with prayer service at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Le Center with visitation one hour prior at the Le Center Funeral Home. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery.
John E. Homyak, age 50, of Owatonna, died on Oct. 16 at the Owatonna Care Center. Mass of Christian Burial is on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 11 a.m., with visitation starting at 10 a.m. at all Guardian Angels Catholic Church, 218 W Second St., Chaska. Interment is at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Chaska.
Tyler Jeffrey Jeno, age 23, of Northfield, died on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at his residence.
Todd A. Brocker, age 48, of Faribault, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota, following a brief illness.
Taiyah Rae Sanders, age 3, of Faribault, the daughter of Rashaun Gibson and Tara Sanders, died on Oct. 8, 2014, at District One Hospital, Faribault due to complications from asthma.
Flicek, Ralph age 88, of Lonsdale, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Oct. 4, 2014. Ralph served his country in U.S. Army during World War II. He is preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Catherine; siblings, Marian (Alvin) Pelant, Georgine (John) Chlan and two infant brothers, also by brother-in-laws, Don Kremer and Bill Pelant. He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Mildred; children, Dave (Charlotte), Gary (Cindy), Mark (Carol), Ken (Ginny), Paul (Kathy), Mike (Cathy), Tim (Kelly), Gerise (Dennis) Silvers, Sandy (Paul) Deutsch and Troy and his special friend Shanna Hagen; 25 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandson; siblings, Fritz (MaryEllen) Flicek, Kathy Kremer and Caroline Pelant; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday Oct. 9, 2014, at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lonsdale, with visitation on Wednesday, Oct. 8 from 4-8 p.m. at the White Funeral Home, 201 Fifth Ave. NW, Lonsdale (507-744-2368), also one hour prior to mass at the Funeral Home. Interment, Calvary Cemetery, Lonsdale. Military honors will be preformed by Lonsdale Legion Post 586.
Parkos, Robert F., age 68, passed away on Oct. 3, 2014, at the Faribault Health Care Center. Robert is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph F. and Sophie M. Parkos, and brother-in-law, Earl West.
Ray Prondzinski, age 83, passed away at his home on Sept. 29, 2014. Friends may greet the family from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014, at the Brick-Meger Funeral Home, 1603 Austin Road. Interment will be at a later date. For more information or to leave an online condolence go to www.brick-megerfuneralhome.com.
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William D. “Bill” Korff, age 91, of Faribault, died on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, at District One Hospital, Faribault.
Michael Alfred Simon Sr., age 65, of Montgomery, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at his home. Visitation will be on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, from 4-7 p.m. at Schoenbauer Funeral Home in Montgomery. Celebration of life will also be on Thursday, Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. also at Schoenbauer Funeral Home in Montgomery. Burial will be at a later date.
Julie A. O’Connor, age 63, of Faribault, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at her home.
Irene M. Pirsig, age 97, of Faribault, died on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, at her home.
Ludmilla (Lillian) Mary Valek, 93, dedicated mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed peacefully at the Long Term Care Center-Northfield Hospital.
David LeRoy Farris, age 75, of Medford and formerly of Faribault, died on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, at Owatonna Hospital.
Catherine R. Cook, age 92, of Shakopee and formerly of Faribault, died on Dec. 20, 2013, in Shakopee.
Marilyn G. Brazil, 45 years old, of Sioux Falls and formerly of Remsen, Iowa, passed away peacefully with her husband at her side Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls.
Berniece (Mrs. Ira) Farley, age 97, of Faribault, died on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Faribault Senior Living.
Francis “Fritz” Kaderlik, age 77, of Faribault, Minnesota, passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at the Faribault Care Center following an extended illness.
Ray A. Marsh, age 85, of Faribault, died on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at Ivy Hills Assisted Living.
Marcelline (Marcy) Delores Pribyl, age 84, of Montgomery, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. Visitation will be on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, from 9-11 a.m. at Schoenbauer Funeral Home in Montgomery. Memorial service will also be held on Saturday, Sept. 6 at Schoenbauer Funeral Home in Montgomery at 11 a.m. Private family burial will be at a later date.
Gerald “Koke” Kokoschke, age 76 of Morristown, died on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis.
Helen Viola Wanous, 87, of Medford, Minnesota died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 at Pleasant Manor in Faribault. Funeral services are being completed with Michaelson Funeral Home.
FARIBAULT — Donald G. Nohava, 84, of Faribault died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at the St. Lucas Care Center in Faribault.
LaPierre, Alice Ann, age 88, of Lonsdale, Minnesota, passed away peacefully on Aug. 17, 2014. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Lonsdale. Visitation from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at White Funeral Home (Hwy. 19) in Lonsdale. Interment: Calvary Cemetery, Lonsdale. Memorials preferred to Holy Cross School. Condolences at: White Funeral Home Lonsdale 507-744-2368 www.whitefuneralhomes.com.
Lavona Mae Pumper, age 85, of Webster, died on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at the Northfield Hospital.
Roger F. Boyum, 72, of Elysian, Minnesota died of cancer Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, in Roseville, California.
Martin “Jack” Vaughan, age 83, of Faribault, Minnesota, and formerly of Prior Lake, Minnesota, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at the Pleasant Manor Nursing Home in Faribault.
Elaine E. Zimmerman, age 91 of Cannon Falls, died on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. Funeral service will be held on Friday, Aug. 15 at 11 a.m., with visitation from 10-11 a.m. at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Cannon Falls. Interment will follow at Methodist Memorial Knoll Cemetery in Holden Township. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4-7 p.m. at Lundberg Funeral Home in Cannon Falls.
Martin “Jack” Vaughan, age 83, of Faribault, and formerly of Prior Lake, Minnesota, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at the Pleasant Manor Nursing Home in Faribault. Funeral arrangements are being completed with the Parker Kohl Funeral Home & Crematory of Faribault and will be announced later. A complete obituary will appear in Friday’s Daily News.
Roger “Skip” Aaker, age 57, of Faribault, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at his home following an extended illness.
Roy A. Moldenhauer, age 85, of Faribault, died on Aug. 12, 2014, at District One Hospital, Faribault.
Dennis Hanks, age 78, of Kilkenny passed away on Aug. 12, 2014. Visitation will be held Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, from 9-11 a.m. at Schoenbauer Funeral home in Montgomery. Funeral services will also be held on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with a luncheon at the American Legion following services. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Kilkenny.
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