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Ida Schabert, 77, passed away peacefully the evening of June 22nd, 2022. Ida was born in Oakland, California, on January 10th, 1945, to Ellsworth Bettencourt Soares and Anna Carmalita (Rebottaro) Soares. As a child, Ida enjoyed spending time at her family’s local bakery. When Ida was 17, she…

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Harlan William Pagel age 89 of Oceanside, California, died peacefully at home June 7, 2022. Harley was born in Red Wing, MN on August 8, 1932, the son of Clarence Frank Pagel and Donna Mildred Saylor, Pagel, Johnson. Harley attended church at the First Congregational Church of Cannon Falls, …

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Llewellyn “Llew” Erling Erlanson, age 97, of rural Cannon Falls, passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2022. The funeral service will be held Sunday, June 19, 2022, at 3:00 PM at Wanamingo Lutheran Church with Pastor Kris Ferkin officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will…

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Alan G. Chrysler of Cannon Falls passed away from complications due to early onset Alzheimer’s disease on May 6th, 2022. Al was a Cannon Falls resident for over 30 years. He was raised in Rochester, MN where he attended St. John’s elementary school and Lourdes high school. He was most recent…

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Lauritz (Lars) Romo was born February 21, 1945, in Minneapolis, Minnesota and passed away in his home surrounded by family on June 1, 2022. He was adopted by Adolph and Marie Romo in September 1945. Lars graduated from Wanamingo High School in 1963. He attended the University of Minnesota, w…

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Charles F. Schaffer, age 85 of Hampton, passed away at Regions Hospital on Saturday, May 28, 2022. He was born on April 5, 1937 in Hampton, Minnesota to John & Marie (Weiland) Schaffer at the family house where Charles still lived. He attended school and graduated from St. Mary’s Catholi…

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Raymond A. Ohmann, 86 year old resident of Hillman, passed away Friday, May 20, 2022, at the Elim Home of Milaca, MN. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, June 6, 2022, at 12:00 P.M., at the Shelley Funeral Chapel in Little Falls, MN, with Pastor Dave Sperstad officiating. A visitation…

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Carol Ann Zotalis, age 71 of Faribault, MN died peacefully on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN surrounded by family. Carol Ann Keefer was born November 20, 1950, at St. Francis Hospital in Peoria, IL to Wesley Deane Keefer and Suzanne Jenny Gilmant (of Charlero…

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Maxine Mary Dohmen, age 80 of Cannon Falls and formerly of Dennison, died peacefully on Wednesday afternoon, June 1, 2022 at Cannon Rivers Senior Living, surrounded by her loving children and grandchildren. Maxine and her twin sister, Kathleen were born on May 9, 1942 in Vermillion, MN, the …

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Harland E. Kasa Sr., age 80, of Cannon Falls, passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. Harland was born July 24, 1941, to Helge and Catherine (Bradford) Kasa at home in rural Rice County. He attended school in Randolph and then high school in Kenyon …

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Helene M. Porter, age 92, of Cannon Falls, died on Sunday, May 22, 2022, at the Terrace of Cannon Falls. Helene was born on December 25, 1929, in Chicago, IL, the daughter of Lee and Ida (Keningsberg) Mintz. She grew up and graduated from South Shore High School in Chicago. Helene worked in …

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John Raymond Johnston, age 72 of Dennison, after a battle with cancer, passed away at his home Monday morning, May 16, 2022, surrounded by his family. John was born on December 30, 1949 in Northfield, the son of Ralph L. Sr. and Jeanette (Duncan) Johnston. He graduated from Randolph High Sch…

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Clark was born April 7, 1939. He died peacefully at United Hospital in St. Paul on May 6, 2022 at the age of 83. Clark graduated from Cannon Falls High School in 1957. Clark was a Navy veteran and 3M Cottage Grove retiree. Clark was the son of Henry and Lily Robinson. He was preceded in deat…

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James Stanley “Jim” Fleming was born on October 23, 1936, in Randolph and died on Thursday morning, May 12, 2022, at the age of 85 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Helen (Robinson) Fleming; wife, Eileen; son, Daniel; brothers, John and Jay; and sisters, Janice and bab…

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Terrie L. Hope, age 68 of Cannon Falls, died on Wednesday evening, May 11, 2022, at The Lodge on Natchez in Elko, MN. Terrie Lynn Hope was born on February 11, 1954 in St. Paul, the daughter of Charles and Verlinda (Sandeen) Allen. She grew up in the southern Twin Cities and graduated from R…

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David Lionel Langsdorf, age 82 of Kenyon and formerly a longtime resident of Cannon Falls, died on Friday morning, May 13, 2022. Dave was born on February 13, 1940, in Red Wing, the son of Leonard and Virginia (Veith) Langsdorf. He attended school in Red Wing until his family moved to Cannon…

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Randy Thompson started his life’s journey on earth on June 5th, 1956 and finished the job on May 13th, 2022. He had a big, generous heart, but it did fail him in the end. He is loved and will be missed by many. Mostly his family, son Matt Thompson (fiancée Jess Lundeen), daughter Kelsey Thom…

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A celebration of life for Jane Evangeline Daniels will be held Sunday, June 26, 2022, at Rochester Cremation Services, 1605 Civic Center Drive NW, Rochester. Visitation will begin at Noon. There will be an opportunity to share memories at 1:00 pm with a light lunch to follow. Jane died peace…

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Mary Ann Fox, age 71 of Hastings, died on Monday, May 9, 2022 at Mayo Clinic Hospital - Rochester, St. Mary’s Campus. Mary Ann was born on July 13, 1950 in Stanley, WI, the daughter of Thomas and Genevieve (Wisniewski) Wisniewski. She grew up in Junction, WI and later graduated from high sch…

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Larry Fox, age 78, of Goodhue, died Sunday morning, May 8, 2022, at his home. Larry Wesley Fox was born on December 7, 1943, in Los Angeles, California, the son of Harold and Delores (Swanson) Fox. He moved with his family to Red Wing when he was two years old and attended Vasa Elementary sc…

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Richard Glen Olson passed away of natural causes as the result of a long, well-lived life, in his home of 46 years, otherwise known to family and friends as “The Farm”. Richard was born on March 18, 1934, in Duluth, Minnesota to his parents Martin and Gerd Olson. He spent his formative years…

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Susan Lee Andrews, age 64 of Bay City passed away on April 23, 2022 at her residence surrounded by family. Susan was born on November 23, 1957 to John and Bonnie (Caboth) Rike in Britt, IA. She graduated from Titonka High School and continued her education at the Medical Institute of Minneso…

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Roger C. Swanson, age 87 of Hastings, died peacefully at United Hospital in St. Paul on Monday evening, May 2, 2022. Roger was born in Cannon Falls, Minnesota, on March 28, 1935. He was the youngest of of four boys to Arthur and Myrtle Swanson. Roger was baptized and confirmed at St. Ansgar’…

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Age 72 died 1/23/2022 after a long struggle with cancer. He is survived by his long time partner Nan Haik, daughters Emily and Laura (Troy) and grandchildren Maci and Joven. A casual celebration of life for family and friends will be held on Sunday May 22 at 2pm at his home in Cannon Falls. …

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Anastasia Lohmann Waller passed away on May 1, 2022. She was born April 10,1937, to Dr. John and Anastasia (Hodgson) Lohmann. She grew up, the oldest of nine children, in Pipestone, MN. Anastasia graduated from The College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, MN in 1959 with a degree in Education. Wh…

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Michael Clauson, age 66, of Glendale, AZ, and formerly of Cannon Falls, died on Monday, January 3, in Arizona. Michael was born on May 21, 1955. He was the son of Merle and Idella Clauson. He grew up on the family farm and was a member of Spring Garden Lutheran Church. After his graduation f…

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William Charles “Bill” Schmugge, 86 of Cannon Falls and formerly of St. Paul, passed April 20, 2022, at his residence at Cannon Rivers Senior Living. Bill was born to Fred and Frieda (Lange) Schmugge on May 25, 1935, the eleventh of twelve children. He graduated in 1953 from Murray High Scho…

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Gary A. Hagemeister, age 76 of Cannon Falls, died on Tuesday afternoon, April 12, 2022, at Walker Methodist Highview Hills in Lakeville from complications of Parkinson’s Disease. Gary was born on March 11, 1946, the son of Ed and Loretta “Dots” (Proell) Hagemeister, and grew up in Rosemount,…

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Karl Alfred Nelson, age 76 of Cannon Falls, died on Sunday evening, April 3, 2022, after a long battle with cancer. Karl was born in Cannon Falls, MN on November 28, 1945, the son of Milton “Cyclone” and Amanda (Harthun) Nelson; where he attended Cannon Falls High School. On November 21st, 1…

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LeRoy Vernon Hedin, age 85, of New Richland, MN, and formerly of Mankato, passed away to his eternal home on April 4, 2022, from complications of Parkinson’s Disease. LeRoy was born in Stanton Township, Cannon Falls, MN, on June 3, 1936. He was the son of John and Paula (Berg) Hedin. He atte…

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Jean Marie Crump, 91 of Kenyon, formerly of Golden Valley MN, died on January 28th at Kenyon Senior Living. Jean was born September 27th, 1930 in Warsaw Township to Jesse and Florence Crump (Pelkey). She graduated from Randolph High in 1948 and moved to Minneapolis and worked for the Shaw Wa…

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Rosemary Lundell Pagel, age 85 of Cannon Falls, died at her son’s home with her family by her side on Thursday afternoon, March 31, 2022. Rosemary was born on February 14, 1937 at home on her parents farm in Jessenland Township, MN, the daughter of Albert and Josephine (Kavitz) Regenscheid. …

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Jean Ann Hommedahl, age 78, went to be with the Lord suddenly on March 30, 2020 at her residence in Cannon Falls. She is greatly missed by her family and friends. Jean Ann Hommedahl was born to George and Agnes Jean (Law) Van Guilder on July 9, 1941, in Stanton township. She attended Cannon …

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On February 23,  2022, Violet Agnes  Nelson of Cannon Falls,  MN received her wings  & went to walk with  the angels at 90 years  young. She was born  in 1931 in  Prescott, WI to Clarence  & Ethel Muhlhausen  during the Great  Depression.  Resourcefulness & generosity  learned in…

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Loraine V. Bean, age 102 years passed away February 13, 2022, in Chaska, Minnesota, surrounded by family. Loraine was born in Regina, Saskatchewan on October 11, 1919 to Charles and Rhoda McLellan. Loraine excelled in athletics, participating in numerous sports and breaking track and field r…

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Our Beautiful and Charismatic Tony, age 37 of Waterville and formerly of Hampton, Minnesota, blessed us with his presence on August 3, 1984, and went to be with our Lord on March 26, 2022. It was with heavy hearts to see brain cancer take him too soon, but we rejoice knowing he is home in he…

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Linda Thompson, Age 82, of Vasa, MN passed away on March 22, 2022, at Mercy Gilbert Medical Center in Gilbert, AZ after a long and courageous battle with Liver disease. Linda Louise (Bratland) Thompson was born in Fargo, ND to Hans and Ella (Radcliffe) Bratland on March 13, 1940. She grew up…

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Gerald “Jerry” Pedersen Gerald Dean Pedersen, age 78 of Cannon Falls, MN, died on Thursday morning, March 24, 2022, at The Family Residence in Dundas. Jerry was born on October 24, 1943, in Volga, South Dakota, the son of Elvin and Esther (Terkelsen) Pedersen. He attended country school his …

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Linda Lee Singewald, age 75 of Cannon Falls, MN and formerly of Rosemount, MN died on Saturday, February 5, 2022 at Mayo Clinic Hospitals – Methodist Campus, in Rochester, MN. She was surrounded by loving family. Linda Lee Holtz was born on August 12, 1946 in Minneapolis, MN, the daughter of…

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Marvin Leo Rohr, age 89, of Red Wing and formerly of Cannon Falls, died at his home at Deer Crest Assisted Living on Saturday, March 19, 2022, after a long illness with Alzheimer’s. Marvin was born on the farm in Cannon Falls, MN, on January 22, 1933, the son of Mathias and Teresa Rohr. Marv…

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James E. “Jim” Swanson - Rochester James Swanson, 76, of Rochester, MN, died Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at St. Marys Hospital. Jim was born the oldest of 3 children on January 25, 1946 in Red Wing, MN to Thore and Hazel (Knutson) Swanson. He graduated from Cannon Falls High School in 1964. He …

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Leon E. Endres, age 90, a lifelong farmer in Hampton, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at home March 19, 2022. He was born in Hampton, MN on May 5, 1931 to Joseph and Anna (Rother) Endres. Leon was united in marriage to Patricia “Pat” Mies on June 14, 1958 at St. Mathias Catho…

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Robert “Bob” Quam, age 88, of Northfield, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 17, 2022, at Three Links Care Center. Bob was born November 25, 1933, to Joseph Sr. and Sigrid “Sarah” (Estrem) Quam, in Cannon Falls. He attended school in Farmington and began working for the local creamery…

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Age 89, of Farmington, passed away peacefully on March 11, 2022. Jean is preceded in death by her husband, Louis, brother Wallace Partlow, sisters Helen Alich and Marjorie Perry. She is survived by children Debbie (Terry) Donnelly and Jon (Deb) Juenke; 9 grandchildren and 19 great grandchild…

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Brian James Lorentz, age 56 of Cannon Falls, died peacefully at his home on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. Brian was born on June 8, 1965, the son of Nicholas “Butch” and Joyce (Fox) Lorentz. During high school he was a wrestler and graduated from Cannon Falls High School in 1983. Brian owned and …

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Keith Allen Dahn, 68, of Miesville, MN passed away at his home on March 15, 2022 with his wife, Sue by his side. He was born July 31, 1953 in St. Paul, Minnesota to Dell and Doris (Hoikke) Dahn. Keith grew up in Inver Grove Heights and graduated from Simley High School with the class of 1971…

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Father Marvin J. Klaers, age 96 of Hampton, died peacefully at home on Saturday evening, March 12, 2022. Marvin Jerome, the son of Bernard and Regina (Otto) Klaers, was born on the family farm in Loretto at 7:15 a.m. on September 5, 1925. From a young age, Marvin knew he always wanted to be …

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Wilbur “Bill” Husaby, age 80, of Cottage Grove, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, March 12, 2022. Wilbur was born September 23, 1941, to Carl and Marie (nee Fox) Husaby. Wilbur attended Randolph High School and graduated in 1959. He was drafted into the US Army and served for two years. …

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Marlyce Elaine Quittem, age 89, of Cannon Falls, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 12, 2022, at her home. Marlyce was born in Leon Township, on Dec. 28, 1932, the daughter of Lawrence and Doris (Lindell) Wagner. She grew up in rural Cannon Falls, graduating from Cannon Falls High Sch…

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Leslie Elias, age 98, of Cannon Falls, died Thursday, March 10, 2022, at his home. Leslie Lee Elias was born on Feb. 7, 1924, in Goodhue, the son of Charles and Hazel (Conover) Elias. He grew up and went to school in Goodhue. After leaving school, Les farmed on his own as a teenager. In 1943…

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Therese Marie Bien, age 92, formerly a longtime resident of Goodhue, died on Saturday, January 8, 2022 at Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina. Therese was born on January 22, 1929 in Goodhue, MN, the daughter of Vincent G. and Agnes R. (Guenther) O’Reilly. She graduated from Goodhue High Sc…

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Melroy Jerald Hokanson, 91, of Cannon Falls, died Saturday, March 5, 2022, at his home, surrounded by his wife and three sons. He was born August 16, 1930, in Wastedo, Minn., to Thore and Minnie (Karlstad) Hokanson. Melroy graduated from Kenyon High School in 1948. He served as a Corporal in…