DELANO, MN – Shirley Mae (Miller) Althoff, age 80, of Delano, passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Mass of Christian Burial will take place Saturday, July 20 at 10:30 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Watertown. There will be a gathering of family and friends from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the church, prior to the Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred. Arrangements are with the Iten’s Watertown Chapel.
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GAYLORD, MN – Sylvia Turbett, 80, of Gaylord, passed away Monday, July 15, 2019, at The Lutheran Home of Belle Plaine. Sylvia grew up in Lester Prairie, and was a graduate of Lester Prairie High School. A memorial service will take place Friday, July 19 at 2 p.m. at the United Church of Christ in Gaylord, with a gathering of family and friends from noon until 2 p.m. at the church, prior to the service. Arrangements are with Hantge Funeral Chapels.
DASSEL, MN – Jean Marie Holm, 86, of Dassel, died Thursday, July 11, 2019, at her home. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Wednesday, July 17 at 11 a.m.. at St. Philip’s Catholic Church in Litchfield, with interment of the urn at the Dassel Community Cemetery in Dassel. There will be a time to gather with the family Wednessday at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of the Mass. Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home of Dassel.
DARWIN, MN – Dorothy A. Hansen, 84, of Darwin, wife of James Hansen, died Saturday, July 13, 2019, at Augustana Lakeside Health Care Center in Dassel. There will be a Mass of Christian Burial Friday, July 19 at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Catholic Church in Darwin, with the Rosary at 10:30 a.m. Visitation will be at the Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel Thursday, July 18 from 4 to 7:30 p.m., with parish prayers at 7:30 p.m. Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers, and are suggested to St. Philip’s School, Litchfield; St. John’s Catholic Church, Darwin; or Darwin Community Legacy Foundation. In lieu of sending thank you notes, the family will make a donation for cancer research. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home of Dassel.
SILVER LAKE, MN – Shirley Vorlicek, 79, of Silver Lake, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2019, At St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Friday, July 19 at 10:30 A.M. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake, followed by interment at St. Joseph Cemetery. There will be visitation Thursday, July 18 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake, with a rosary recited at 5 p.m., and parish prayers at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will continue Friday at the funeral home beginning at 9 a.m. The Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake is serving the family.
GLENCOE, MN – Ruth (Schmidt) Kruschke, 92, of Glencoe, Minnesota, formerly of Lester Prairie, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at the Good Samaritan Society in Arlington. Her funeral service will be Monday, July 15 at 11 a.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Glencoe, with interment at the Glencoe City Cemetery.
There will be visitation Monday at the church, from 9 to 11 a.m., prior to the service. Arrangements are with the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe. Online guestbook is available at www.mcbridechapel.com.