February 3rd, 2016

Garbers on dean’s list

Kristin Garbers of Silver Lake has been named to the Augsburg College dean’s list for the fall semester. Garbers is the daugther of Mark and Lynne Garbers and is majoring in financing and accounting. 

Daughter for Hutch couple

Emily Olesen and Nate Heilman of Hutchinson announce the birth of Vera Anne Heilman on Jan. 24, 2016. Vera weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Charles and Anne Olsesen of Stewart and Doug and Debbie Heilman of Hutchinson.

Area students on Mankato list

Eckhoff is SCSU graduate

Paul Eckhoff of Glencoe graduated from St. Cloud State University on Friday, Dec. 18. Eckhoff earned a bachelor of science in biotechnology. 

Area students on dean’s list

Mary Arnold and Mary Schmitt of Glencoe were named to The University of Wisconsin - River Falls fall semester dean’s list. To qualify, students had to earn a grade point average of at least 3.5. Arnold is a health and wellness management major and Schmitt is an elementary education major. 

Goebel on chancellor’s list

Carolin Goebel of Brownton has been named to the chancellor’s list at the University of Minnesota, Crookston. Geobel was one of 89 students who qualified for the list by attaining a 4.0 grade point average. 

Daughter born to Jureks

Aaron and Brenda Jurek of Victoria announce the arrival of a daughter, Delaney Marie Jurek, born Dec. 28, 2015, at Ridgeview Medical Center. Delaney weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 21 inches long at birth. She joins a sister, Chloe. Grandparents are Brad and Barb Droege of Hamburg and Doug and Lynn Jurek of Victoria. Great-grandparents are Lois Droege of Hamburg, Howard and Bea Schuette of Plato and Jim Jurek of Silver Lake.

Edgar ‘Eddie’ Winterfeldt, Brownton

Edgar “Eddie” C. Winterfeldt, 86, of Brownton, died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 30, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Brownton with the Rev. R. Allan Reed officiating. Dawn Wolter was the organist. Congregational hymns were “The Day of Resurrection,” “Just As I Am” and “Abide With Me.”

Clifford Warin, 90, Albuquerque, N.M.

Clifford Paul Warin, 90, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, a native of Silver Lake, died Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016.
A memorial service is set for Monday,  Feb. 8, with interment in the Santa Fe National Cemetery.
Clifford Paul Warin was born March 17, 1925, to Steve and Irene Warin, the second of nine siblings. He was raised in Silver Lake.

Robert Sopkowiak, 70, of Silver Lake

Robert Frank Sopkowiak, 70, of Silver Lake, died Wednesday, Jan. 27, at Cedar Crest.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, Feb. 1, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake with the Rev. Paul Schumacher as the celebrant. Nick Ortloff was the urn bearer. Interment with military rites was held in the St. Adalbert Cemetery in Silver Lake.