Published in the Northfield NewsDavid Hugh Porter 1935–2016 Northfield—David Hugh Porter passed away after an accidental fall during a walk on March 26, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Helen Porter, her daughter Cathrin Lawton, his children David, Everett, Helen, and Hugh, their spouses an…

Published in the Northfield NewsEleanor Mae Crombie 1940–2016 Northfield—Eleanor Mae Crombie (Dufault), 75, passed away on March 21, 2016, with her family by her side after a courageous battle with pulmonary fibrosis. She grew up in Oklee, Minnesota in a loving and close family with six sibl…

Published in the Owatonna People's PressLarry Lee Laue 1942–2016 Nerstrand—Larry Lee Laue, 73, of Nerstrand, died peacefully at home on Sunday, March 27, 2016 surrounded by his loving family and under the care of Allina Home Hospice. Larry was born November 11, 1942 in Fairmont, Minnesota th…

Published in the Northfield NewsNorman Halverson 1922–2016 Northfield—Norman Clifford Halverson was born on May 7, 1922 to Richard and Thea (Lavanger) Halverson in Lonsdale, Minnesota and grew up in the Trondhjem Church community. Norman married Eleanor (Ella) J. Meinke of Webster on Septemb…

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Shirley A. Petersen was born on August 14, 1935, in Stanton Township, Goodhue County, Minnesota, to Marion and Viola (Drentlaw) Gillispie. She received her education from Randolph Public School and for her senior year transferred to Northfield High School, graduating with the class of 1953. …

Published in the Northfield NewsJudith Marie Brandt 1942–2016 Northfield—Judith Marie Brandt (née Sande), of Green Valley, Arizona, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 17, 2016, at the age of 73. Judy was born to parents Evan and Marion Sande on April 14, 1942, in Northfield, Minneso…

Published in the Northfield NewsSt. Jude Heart Valve Inventor Dies Donald W. Hanson 1929–2016 Northfield, MN—Donald W. Hanson, age 87, of Northfield died Monday, March 14, 2016, at Three Links Care Center, Northfield. Donald was born January 4, 1929, in Mora, Minnesota the son of Clifford Ha…

Published in the Northfield NewsJanet Sue Stull 1946–2016 Northfield—Janet "Sue" Stull, age 69, of Northfield, passed away Friday, March 18, 2016 at Northfield Hospital. Sue was born November 22, 1946 in Big Spring, TX, the daughter of John B. and Lucille (Helton) Knox. She graduated from Bi…

Published in the Northfield NewsMeredith Jane (Long) Sherwin 1943–2016 Northfield—Meredith Jane Sherwin (Long) was born May 16, 1943, in Northfield, Minnesota to Frank and Anna Rose Long (Mulligan). She was a graduate of Northfield High School. On May 4, 1963, she married Norman Sherwin and …

Published in the Northfield NewsJohn B. Dudley 1925–2016 Waterford Twsp.—John Dudley went to his heavenly home on 2/28/16. He had resided at St Lucas Care Center for the last two months of his life as a result of a fall at his home on 12/15/15. He was 90 years old. Mass of Christian Burial w…

Published in the Northfield NewsMaxine Delores Oates 1934–2016 Northfield—Maxine passed away peacefully with her family at her side, on Jan. 31, 2016, while vacationing in Orange Beach, AL. She was 81 years old. She was born in Madelia, Minnesota where she and her husband Jim raised their fa…

Published in the Northfield NewsSheila A. Eiden 1947–2016 Northfield— Services celebrating the life of Sheila A. Eiden, age 68 of Northfield, will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, March 3 at All Saints, St. Mary's Catholic Church in Holdingford. Sheila died Sunday at the Three Links Hospice Home in …

Published in the Northfield NewsSilas C. Peterson 1929–2016 Northfield—Silas Carlyle Peterson Jr., age 86, of Northfield was born December 10, 1929, in Cleveland, Ohio to Silas and Dorothy (Barnhart) Peterson. He graduated from Tabor Academy High School in Marion, Massachusetts in 1947 and r…

Published in the Northfield NewsBernard Andreas 1942–2016 Northfield—Bernard Gregory Andreas was born October 3, 1942, in Little Chicago, to Mike and Anna Mary (Malecha) Andreas. On June 7, 1969, Bernard married Lorraine Theresa Malecha in Denver, Colorado. With his family by his side, Berni…

Published in the Northfield NewsPeggy Tilsen 1925–2016 Northfield—Peggy (Grace Margaret) Tilsen of Northfield, age 90, died peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Feb. 11, 2016. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and a loving and joyful presence in the lives of…

Published in the Northfield NewsMary L. More 1941–2016 Northfield—Mary More was born December 19, 1941, in Blue Earth, Minnesota the daughter of Ervin and Astrid (Knoff) Ahrens. She grew up and attended Blue Earth High School graduating in 1959. She was united in marriage to Harlan More on F…

Published in the Northfield NewsRalph Boyd 1934–2016 Northfield—Ralph Miller Boyd was born October 12, 1934, in Castle Rock, Minnesota, the youngest of 9 children, to Oakley and Inez (Miller) Boyd. He was a 1952 graduate of Northfield High School. Ralph was united in married to Carmen Hender…

Published in the Northfield NewsJoyce Rud 1941–2016 New Prague—Joyce Rud, age 74, of New Prague, died peacefully Sunday morning, Feb. 7, 2016, at Central Health Care in Le Center. Joyce was born July 28, 1941, in New Prague, Minnesota to Robert L. and Alvina (Giesen) Svobodny. She attended S…

Published in the Northfield NewsDiane Brodigan 1943–2016 Northfield—Diane Edith Brodigan was born May 10, 1943, in Green Bay, Wisconsin, to Henry and Edith (Giese) Wudlick. She was a 1961 graduate of Edina High School and attended St. Olaf College where she later received her Bachelor of Art…

Published in the Kenyon LeaderJanice Wallaker 1922–2016 Northfield—Janice Eileen Wallaker was born April 14, 1922, in Kenyon, Minnesota, to John M. and Tilda O. (Ronning) Wallaker. She was baptized and confirmed at First Lutheran Church and graduated from Kenyon High School in 1940. Followin…

Published in the Northfield NewsEdward Grebis 1939–2016 Northfield—Edward Joseph Grebis was born July 26, 1939, in Windber, Pennsylvania, to Alexander and Susanna (Kucharchik) Grebis (Grzywacz in the old country.) He was raised in Pennsylvania and as a young man followed a path to the semina…

Published in the Northfield NewsJoan Starkweather 1933–2016 Northfield—Joan Carol Truwe Starkweather was born October 27, 1933, in Winnebago, Minnesota, to Milton and Dorothy (Stiles) Truwe. She was baptized and confirmed at Amboy Presbyterian Church and graduated from Amboy High School in 1…

Published in the Northfield NewsDavid W. Dole 1914–2016 Bloomington, MN—David Webster Dole, age 101, of Bloomington died January 28, 2016 at Friendship Village. David was born October 18, 1914 in Minneapolis the son of George A. and Hugh Ella "Helen" (Brock) Dole. He graduated from West High…