Son born to Glencoe family

Lizzet and Guadalupe Hernandez of Glencoe announce the arrival of a son, Ismael E. Hernandez, born Aug. 19, 2016, at Hutchinson Health. Ismael weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 191⁄2 inches long at birth. He is welcomed home by siblings Laysha, Franky and Brandon. Grandparents are Maria and Ruben Arandia of Glencoe and Juana and Juan Hernandez of Brownsville, Texas.

Konen wins $5,000 in lottery

Shannon Konen of Silver Lake won $5,000 playing the Big Money game in the Minnesota State Lottery. Konen claimed the prize on Aug. 24. The winning ticket was purchased at Watertown Fuel & Food.


Daughter born to Ortloffs

Tyler and Kaitlyn Ortloff of Glencoe announce the birth of a daughter, Brooklynn Elizabeth Ortloff, born Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Brooklyn weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 18 inches long at birth. She joins a sister, Josephine. Grandparents are Jim and Kelly Majchrzak of Litchfield, Jackie and Jamie Hicks of Litchfield, and Kimberly and Thomas Wilson of Rapid City, South Dakota.

Son born to Vollmer family

Darren and Joelynn Vollmer of Buffalo Lake announce the arrival of a son, Liam John Vollmer, born Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Liam weighed 9 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 201⁄2 inches long at birth. He joins siblings Blayke and Jesse Vollmer. Grandparents are Darrol and Karmel Vollmer of Brownton and John and Mary Betker of Stewart.

Samantha Rudy graduates

Samantha H. Rudy of Glencoe graduated from the University of Central Missouri in May. More than 1,000 students met their graduation requirements and were eligible to participate in the ceremonies. Rudy graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.

Popelka, Jacques attend CUF convention Aug. 6

Carmen Popelka and Joanne Jaques represented the Holy Family Catholic United Council of St. Pius X Church in Glencoe at the 133rd convention of Catholic United Financial (formerly Catholic Aid Association) Aug. 6. The convention was held at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, and there were 260 delegates present.
Bishop John LeVoir of New Ulm opened the convention with Mass, followed by reports from Harold Borrmann, president and chair of the board.

Dammann joins MidCountry Bank as mortgage sales rep

Greg Krenz, president of MidCountry Mortgage, announces the newest member of the MidCountry Bank Mortgage team, Ryan Dammann.
As a mortgage sales representative, Dammann will concentrate on providing hands-on guidance for customers to make their experience like no other. His expertise with a wide range of mortgage options from first-time home buyer programs to portfolio products positions him to find just the right mortgage for each customer.

Lawrence Albert Biermann, 88, of NYA

Lawrence Albert Biermann, 88, of Norwood Young America, died Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, at his home at The Harbor in Norwood Young America.

Darvin D. Zieman, 77, of Hutchinson

Darvin Dale Zieman, 77, of Hutchinson, died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Aug. 25, at Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson with the Rev. Gerhard Bode officiating. Dr. Joan DeVee Dixen was the organist. Soloist Bobbi Ludewig sang “What a Wonderful World.” Congregational hymns were “Here I Am, Lord” and “On Eagle’s Wings.”

John Vernon Fontilla, 85, of Ham Lake

John Vernon Fontilla, 85, of Ham Lake, died peacefully Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Aug. 30, at Glen Cary Lutheran Church in Ham Lake with the Rev. Gary Guptill officiating. Interment with military rites was held at the Presbyterian Cemetery in Silver Lake.
John Fontilla was born Sept. 7, 1930, in Byesville, Ohio, the son of Joseph and Mary (Sulin) Fontilla.