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Archive - Feb 11, 2015


Lauren Knorr, 6 months, Hutchinson

Lauren Emily Knorr, 6 months, of Hutchinson, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, at the Tomah Memorial Hospital in Tomah, Wis.

Lyle M.C. Roepke, 82, of Hutchinson

Lyle Marlin Carl Roepke, 82, of Hutchinson, formerly of Stewart, died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson.

Thomas Richard Miller, 56, of Glencoe

Thomas “Tom” Richard Miller, 56, of Glencoe, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at his home.
Memorial services were held Saturday, Feb. 7, at Johnson McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe with the Rev. Ronald Mathison officiating. Congregational hymns were “Rock of Ages” and “On Eagle’s Wings.” Interment was in the First Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery in Glencoe.

Graduate from St. Cloud State

Two Glencoe students were among graduates from St. Cloud State University at the conclusion of the fall semester. Cody Becker earned a bachelor of science degree in finance and Kaitlyn Schroepfer earned a bachelor of elective studies in communication sciences and disorders.

Son born to Klitzke family

Brad and Nicole Klitzke of Chaska announce the arrival of a son, Barrett John Burton Klitzke, born Dec. 7, 2014, at the Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia. Barrett weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 181⁄2 inches long. He joins siblings Myah and Hailey. Grandparents are Shirley and the late Burton Klitzke of Darwin and Kenneth and Christine Dodge of Eden Prairie. Great-grandparents are Joyce Schmidt of Glencoe and Jane Stephan of West St. Paul.

Daughter for Glencoe couple

Amber Earl and Nathan Skarhus of Glencoe announce the arrival of a daughter, Elizabeth Rose-Mary Skarhus, born Jan. 29, 2015, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. She weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 21 inches long at birth. She joins a brother, Aaron Joseph-Alan Skarhus, age 2.

Named to U of St. Thomas list

Four Glencoe students were named to the fall semester dean’s list at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul — Kyler Anderson, Danielle Bielke, Louis Iacona and Shannon Twiss.

Clark named to dean’s list

Oakley Clark, a freshman at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, was named to the fall semester dean’s list. He is the son of Jerry and LeAnn Clark of Glencoe.

Bemidji State dean’s list

Area students named to the Bemidji State University fall semester dean’s list include: Lindsey Becker, Jennifer Illg, Aaron Luehrs and Jeana Van Dyne, all of Glencoe; and Breanna Wagner of Stewart.

Eberhard awarded scholarship

South Central Electric Association on Feb. 6 presented Ray Eberhard of Glencoe with a $500 scholarship at its facility in St. James. The scholarship was established in memory of former South Center Electric meter foreman Daron Hunstad, who died in 2012. The scholarship was available to students attending the powerline technology program at Minnesota West Community and Technical College in Jackson. Eberhard is in his first year at the college. He grew up on a dairy farm near Glencoe, the son of Bob and Gloria Eberhard.