Archive for Funeral Notices

Funeral Notice: Danny Torfin, 72

Danny Lee Torfin, 72, of Delano MN, passed away at his home on June 25, 2022, after a difficult surgery.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Light of Christ Church Delano MN, at 11 a.m. July 30, 2022.

Funeral Notice: Corinne Georges, 92

Corinne Barbara Georges age 92 of Loretto, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 26, 2022. She was born April 27, 1930, to Harry and Lillian (Wiesmann) Arens in Medina, MN.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, July 1, 2022, at 11 a.m. at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Loretto, MN.
Visitation will take place in the church from 9 to 11 a.m. prior to the Mass.
Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Arrangements by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano, MN.

Funeral Notice: Michael Mittelstaedt, 79

Michael T. Mittelstaedt, “Nice Guy Mike” age 79 of Delano passed away on Sunday, June 19, 2022, after a courageous battle with cancer.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, July 9, at 11 a.m. at Faith Community Church in Maple Plain, MN. Gathering of family and friends will take place in the church for one hour prior to the services from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.
Inurnment with military honors will be in the Delano Public Cemetery.
A reception will follow at the Mittelstaedt residence at 6675 County Line Road SE, Delano, Minnesota. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the Wounded Warriors Project. (
Arrangements by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano,MN.

Funeral Notice: Marlene Swanson, 89

Marlene Lavonne (Mattson) Swanson, the daughter of Lowell and L. Grace (Simmons) Mattson, was born Dec. 14, 1932, in Litchfield, MN.
Marlene went to be home with the Lord, June 22, 2022, peacefully at the Lakeside Care Center in Dassel at the age of 89.
Interment will be at the Fort Snelling National Cemetery at a later date.
Arrangements by the Johnson Funeral Home, Dassel, MN.

Funeral Notice: Silas Tesch, 87

Silas E. Tesch, age 87, of Watertown passed away at his residence Tuesday, June 21, 2022 with Lori and Cindy by his side.
Memorial Service will take place Monday, June 27, 2022 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church (505 Westminster Ave SW) in Watertown with Rev. George Morris as officiant.  Visitation held from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.  Interment in St. Peter Lutheran cemetery in Watertown.

Funeral Notice: Genevieve Lhotka, 75

Genevieve (Genny) Mary Lhotka, 75, of Hutchinson, MN was called to her eternal Heavenly paradise Tuesday, June 21, 2022. Surrounded by her loving children in her home, we are certain she joyfully danced into her Savior’s arms after a fiercely valiant five year battle with colon/liver cancer. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to St. Jude’s Children Hospital, the School Sisters of Notre Dame or memorial masses.
We are so grateful for your outpouring of love and support, heartfelt and thoughtful words, memorial and monetary gifts given in Mom’s memory. May God Bless you all for your overwhelming care and kindness. Please accept this message as a token of our sincere gratitude as no acknowledgements will be sent. Please wear bright colors in memory of mom
Visitation will take place June 28, 2022 from 8 to 11 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, in Silver Lake, MN, with the Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will take place Tuesday June 28, at 11 a.m. also at Holy Family Catholic Church, 720 W. Main St., Silver Lake, MN.