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Archive - 2015

January 7th

Named to SDSU dean’s list

Four Glencoe students were named to the South Dakota State University, Brookings, dean’s list for the fall semester. They include Kelly Arnold, enrolled in the college of education and human science; Kelly Beneke, enrolled in the college of pharmacy; and Jenna Haag and Abbie Nistler, both enrolled in the college of agriculture and biological sciences.

Girl born to Spaeth family

Lucas and Jessica Spaeth of Halstad announce the birth of a daughter, Clara Rose, born Dec. 24, 2014. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 21 inches long. She is welcomed home by big brothers Bailey, Carlos and Cameron. Grandparents are Nancy Ellefson of Glencoe and Bob and Diane Spaeth of Mahnomen. Great-grandparents are Al and Teddy Klobe of Glencoe, Madge and Jeep Ellefson of Omaha, Altha Spaeth of Mahnomen and Vangie and Manley Hillstad of Mahnomen.
 

Daughter born to Dammanns

Paizley Adeline Dammann was born Dec. 22, 2014, to Matt and Mandy Dammann of Glencoe at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Paizley weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 211⁄4 inches long. She joins a sister, Jurney. Grandparents are Dick and Dianne Gebhardt and Dan and Mary Jo Dammann, all of Glencoe.
 

Wroge — Evans

Kimberly Kay Graczyk Wroge and Barrie Joel Evans, both of Mankato, were united in marriage Sept. 27, 2014, at the Glencoe City Center by Kelli Clement, a Unitarian Universalist minister.
Parents of the couple are Gene and Connie Graczyk of Glencoe and the late George Evans and Peggy Evans of Mankato.
Marcia Koepp was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Andie Evans, Truly Evans and Pauline Schulz.
Jeff Eccles was the best man, and groomsmen were David Ulicni and Griffin Evans. Charla Eccles was the ring bearer.

Isabel (Sommerdorf) Betker, 98, Seattle

Isabel (Sommerdorf) Betker was born in Brownton on Dec. 19, 1915, to Charles and Marietta Sommerdorf. She died Nov. 8, 2014, in Seattle, Wash.
She graduated from St. Cloud State and taught in Minnesota schools until enlisting in the Navy in 1942. She was stationed at Sand Point Naval Air Station in Seattle for three years, achieving the rank of lieutenant. In 1950, she married Chris J. Betker of Hutchinson, and the couple moved to the Green Lake area of Seattle in 1958, where they raised two children.

Roger A. Horstman, 63, of Arlington

Roger Allen Horstman, 63, of Arlington, died Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, at Oak Terrace Health Care Center in Gaylord.
Memorial services were held Saturday, Jan. 3, at the Johnson-McBride Chapel in Glencoe with Chaplain Helmer Heckel officiating. Military honors were by Glencoe American Legion Post 95.
Urn bearers were Mr. Horstman’s grandchildren, Trystan Horstman, Peyton Lightfoot, Austin Frauendienst, Amber Frauendienst, Alex Frauendienst, Mason Horstman, Gage Horstman and Mara Horstman.

Irene M. Domeier, 98, of New Ulm

Irene M. Domeier, 98, of New Ulm, died peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, at the Oak Hills Living Center in New Ulm.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 3, at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Ulm with the Rev. David Bendix officiating. Burial was in the St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery.
Irene Mathilda Ottilia Behrmann was born July 28, 1916, in Round Grove Township, McLeod County, to Ernest and Lydia (Bauermeister)  Behrmann. She attended country school in Round Grove Township until the eighth grade.

Evelyn ‘Evie’ Kruse, 75, of Glencoe

Evelyn “Evie” Erna Kruse, 75, of Glencoe, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, at her home.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 3, at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Hamburg with the Rev. Donald Andrix officiating.
Kathy Oelfke was the organist and Michael Bullert played the guitar. Soloist Linnea Bullert sang “As It Is In Heaven” and “I Will Rise.” Congregational hymns were “Amazing Grace,” “Jesus Loves Me” and “Jesus Lives! The Victory is Won.”

Wrestlers capture title in Ogilvie

After missing the 34th-annual Ogilvie Lions Invitational in 2014 due to inclement weather, the GSL/LP wrestlers returned to the friendly confines of Ogilvie High School Jan. 3.
The Panthers dominated the tournament in 2012 and in 2013. The final results for 2015 showed an even greater domination by GSL/LP.

Panthers hold off Chargers 54-45

The Glencoe-Silver Lake girls’ varsity cage team battled back and forth with Mayer Lutheran Monday night, but was able to come away with a 54-45 win at the end of the night.
“In a big section game, it was nice for GSL to walk away with the win,” said Coach Zach Otto-Fisher. This was the Panthers’ third win against section opponents, he said, with one loss so far this season.