Archive - 2014

Two injured in accident near Stewart

Two people were injured in an accident near Stewart Tuesday morning, Dec. 30. The accident was reported at 11:17 a.m.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2008 Dodge Nitro, driven by Sarah J. Nelson, 29, of Fairfax, was westbound on Highway 212, and a 2009 Dodge Caravan, driven by Wendy J. Abdel-Aziz, 48, of Hutchinson, was southbound on McLeod County Road 7 when the vehicles collided at the intersection.

Veronica Braunwarth, 83, Norwood Young America

Veronica Braunwarth, 83, of Norwood Young America (NYA), died Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, at Marie Steiner Kelting Hospice Home in Chaska.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, Jan. 3, at 11 a.m., at Church of the Ascension, NYA, with internment in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be held Friday, Jan. 2, from 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Church of the Ascension in NYA with a rosary at 3:30 p.m. and a prayer service at 4 p.m. Visitation will continue Saturday for one hour prior to the service at the church.


Oda ‘Odie’ Comnick, 94, of Glencoe

Oda “Odie” Emilie Comnick, 94, of Glencoe, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at Glencoe Regional Health Services in Glencoe.
Funeral services were held Friday, Dec. 26, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe with the Rev. Ronald Mathison officiating.
Dawn Wolter was the organist. Congregational hymns were “What a Friend We Have in Jesus,” “Nearer, My God, To Thee” and “How Great Thou Art.”

Wallace R. Kroells, 78, rural Green Isle

Wallace R. Kroells, 78, of rural Green Isle, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at the Waconia Good Samaritan Center in Waconia.
The funeral service was held Wednesday, Dec. 31, at Friedens County Line Church in rural Norwood Young America (NYA) with the Rev. Joseph Clay and Chaplain Helmar Heckel officiating.
Serving as pallbearers were Randy Kroells, Terry Kroells, Darcy Kroells, Randy Herrmann, Craig Goetze and Steve Vogel. Honorary pallbearers were Drew and Adam Hedtke. Interment was in the Ferguson Cemetery, rural NYA.

Harold R. Radoush, 81, Silver Lake

Harold R. Radoush, 81, of Silver Lake, died Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, at the Hutchinson hospital.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 3, at 11 a.m., at Faith Presbyterian Church in Silver Lake. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.
Mr. Radoush was born Oct. 17, 1933, to Joseph and Anna (Schiller) Radoush Sr. in Hale Township, McLeod County. He was baptized and confirmed at Faith Presbyterian Church in Silver Lake. He attended District 69 elementary school and Hutchinson High School.

Edie Sieler, 65, Glencoe

Edie Sieler, 65, of Glencoe, died peacefully at home, surrounded by her children and grandchildren, on Friday, Dec. 26, 2014.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Thelma; and her sister, Shirley.
She is survived by her children, Brandt, Katie, Joseph, Peter and Matthew; siblings, Tom, Dan, Eileen, Ruth and Joyce; and 10 grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at St. Pius X Parish, 1014 Knight Ave. N, Glencoe, on Jan. 24 at 10 a.m., followed by a reception across the street at the Glencoe City Center, 1107 11th St. E.

Girl born to Mathwig family

Eva Marie Mathwig was born Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at Glencoe Regional Health Services to Jared and Emily Mathwig of Lester Prairie. Eva weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 20 inches in length. She is welcomed home by sisters Abigail and Natalie. Grandparents are Karen and Arthur Nowak Jr. of Silver Lake and John and Althea Mathwig of Glencoe.

Dressels welcome daughter

A daughter, Ezra Jade Dressel, was born at Glencoe Regional Health Services on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, to Zachary and Jessica Dressel of Silver Lake. Ezra weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 21 inches long. She joins a brother, Jase. Grandparents are Brian and Mona Dressel of Brownton and Jeffery and Julie Mallak of Silver Lake.

Busslers announce birth

Derek and Lyndsay Bussler of Richfield announce the birth of their daughter, Claire Diane Bussler, born Dec. 17, 2014, at Fairview Southdale Hospital. Claire weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 20 inches long at birth. Grandparents are Randy and Verona Bussler of Glencoe and Mark and Diane Jahnke of Brownton. Great-grandparents are Vernetta Brinkmann of Arlington, Annella Schmidt of Beardsley and Richard and Joan Jahnke of Hastings.