Archive

July 30th, 2014

Hernandez, Grack note birth

Jessica Hernandez and Eric Grack of Brownton announce the birth of their daughter, Sara Nadine Grack, on July 16, 2014, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Sara weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 20-1/2 inches long. Grandparents are Bill and Ronda Grack of New Auburn and Miguel and Maria Bermudez of Harlingen, Texas.

Area students on Winona list

Several area students were named to the spring semester dean’s list at Winona State University. They include, from Glencoe: Ryan Bergseng, Rebecca Eddy, Abby Ruschmeyer and Amanda Schmidt; Norwood Young America: Brianna Dvorak, Adam George and Ben Kortuem; Hamburg: Alyssa Beneke; Lester Prairie: Jacob Fernholz; Hutchinson: Ashley Bekter, Kelly Brunner, Weston Lofdahl, Joseph Prior and Heather Rothstein; Winsted: Ana Alexander; and Gaylord: Ashley Martens.

Twins for Lueck, Imholtz

Jackie Lueck and Jason Imholtz of Winsted announce the birth of twin daughters, Luna Jane and Eela Marie Imholtz, on July 16, 2014, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Luna weighed 4 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 17 inches long. Eela weighed 4 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 17-1/3 inches long. Their older siblings are Cullen, River and Shepard. Grandparents are Charlene Lueck of Savage, Patty Holloman of New Germany and Hal Spencer of New Germany.

Recent Winona graduates

Two area students were among the May graduates at Winona State University. Samantha Hackbarth of Winsted earned a bachelor of science (BS) degree in sociology: criminal justice, summa cum laude, and Ashley Martens of Gaylord earned her BS degree in nursing.

Knorrs welcome daughter

Shawn and Jessica Knorr of Hutchinson announce the birth of their daughter, Lauren Emily, on July 18, 2014, at Hutchinson Health. Lauren weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 19-3/4 inches long. Her older sisters are Ava and Julia. Grandparents are Tom and Mary Inglis of Hutchinson, Bonnie Knorr of Hutchinson and Clint and Diane Knorr of Hutchinson.

Among St. Thomas graduates

Three area students were among the spring graduates at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. They include Lindsay Boesche, Glencoe, bachelor of science degree in biology, cum laude; Margaret Wangen, Glencoe, master’s of social work, social work advanced standing; and Samuel Helberg, Silver Lake, bachelor of arts degree in business administration-accounting, magna cum laude.

Airman among basic training grads

Air Force Airman Zachary P. Schultz, son of Gene and Tamela Schultz of Hutchinson, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. He is a 2013 graduate of Hutchinson High School.

Area students on St. Thomas spring list

Several area students were named to the spring semester dean’s list at the University of St. Thomas. They include Eric Thalmann of Plato; Kyler Anderson, Lindsay Boesche and Shannon Twiss, all of Glencoe; Samuel Helberg of Silver Lake; and Alyssa Hauser of Lester Prairie.

On Normandale’s dean’s list

Kimberly Bird of Stewart was named to the spring semester dean’s list at Normandale College in Bloomington.

Ryan M. Sturges, 23, of Silver Lake

Funeral services for Ryan Michael Sturges, 23, of Silver Lake, were held Tuesday, July 29, at Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson. The Rev. John Pasche offiicated.
Mr. Sturges died Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Hutchinson.
The organist was Paul Otte, and the duet of Bobbi Ludewig and Stacy Konerza sang “On Eagle’s Wings” and “Wind Beneath My Wings.” The congregational hymn was “In the Garden.”
Pallbearers were Eric Inselmann, Mike Vasek, James Graupmann, Ryan Fox, Mitch Stockmann and Jimmy Navratil. Interment was in the Oakland Cemetery in Hutchinson.