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Archive - Nov 2018

Date

November 28th

Lorna Kocourek, 86, of Glencoe

Lorna Doris (Black) Kocourek, passed away Thursday, Nov. 22, at Grand Meadows in Glencoe, at the age of 86 years, 7 months and 27 days. She was formerly of Lester Prairie.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Nov. 27, 11 a.m., at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie. Pastor Joshua Arndt officiated. Jane Fasching was the pianist and Chuck Thiel was the musician and soloist.
Steven Black, David Black, Marcel Black, Scott Black, Connie Smith and Dean Larson served as pallbearers.
Her grandchildren were honorary pallbearers.

LaVera Droege, 82, of Glencoe

LaVera Droege, 82, of Glencoe, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 21, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital.
A funeral service was held Monday, Nov. 26, 11 a.m., at Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe with interment in the Glencoe City Cemetery.
Pastor Jon Niebuhr was the officiating clergy.
Pastor Niebuhr led special music, “In The Garden,” “Little Brown Church,” “On Eagle’s Wings.”
LaVera’s granddaughters were honorary casket-bearers. Her grandsons were the casket-bearers.

Kenneth Lassen, 81, Minneapolis

Kenneth H. Lassen, 81, departed this life Friday, Nov. 9, in Minneapolis. He was a resident of Minneapolis and a longtime member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles.
Ken was preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Tillie (Knutson) Lassen; and sister, Dorothy Henderson.
He is survived by sister, Carol Larson (Paul) of Washington; uncle, Duane Knutson (Andrea) of Florida; and numerous nephews, nieces, and cousins.

Jane L. Meyer, 80, of Bloomington

Jane L. Meyer, 80, of Bloomington, was called back to the Lord Nov. 21.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Alfred and Franziska Meyer; survived by her brothers, Leroy Meyer (Eunice) and Duane Meyer; nephews, James Meyer, Gerald Meyer (Sue), Perry Meyer (Greta); and niece, Rhonda Domagala (Jeff).
Ms. Meyer was born in Glencoe. She earned her bachelor’s degree in education at Valparaiso University and taught third through sixth grades at Cornelia Elementary in Edina for 39 years.

Bruce Ponath, 53, of Belle Plaine

Bruce Ponath, 53, of Belle Plaine, passed away Saturday, Nov. 24, at Hennepin Healthcare in Minneapolis.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at Our Lady of the Prairie Catholic Church in Belle Plaine. Fr. Brian Lynch will officiate the funeral Mass.
Visitation will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. prior to Mass. Interment will be in Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery in Belle Plaine.

Bright lights have downtown Glencoe decked out for the holidays

Municipal electric workers installed holiday decorations on street light poles last Monday (Nov. 19). The decorations bring a touch of the holidays to city streets.

Swift uses his hands and warm heart for others

Lee Lemke (right) of World Nice presented Richard Swift (center) a gift certificate and plaque honoring him for his kindness during a surprise birthday celebration at a Glencoe Woodworking Club meeting. It was Swift's 94th birthday.

FLS October marathon for non-public schools

Second-grade teacher Carmel Willett anticipates the first spray of color from first-grader William Horton and kindergarten teacher Linda Donnay. FLS raised more than $10,000 in contributions.

GSL National Honor Society prepares for food shelf

GSL students in the National Honor Society helped collect the food for the food shelf. The drive is a district-wide initiative with a goal of one food item per person.

Pantherettes ready to roar into a new season

Captains for this year's Glencoe-Silver Lake dance team are: from left, Kayla Salmela, Mackenzie Kantack, Morgan Dahlke and Morgan Verdeck.