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Archive

January 23rd, 2019

Norman Anderson, 79, of Glencoe

Norman William Anderson, 79, of Glencoe, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 15, at GlenFields Living with Care in Glencoe.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 19, 11 a.m., at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Plato, with interment later at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis.
Pastor Tyson Mastin was the officiating clergy.
Yvonne Schuette was the organist. “Children Of The Heavenly Father,” “What A Friend We Have In Jesus,” and “Behold A Host” were the congregational hymns.

Irvin Godel, 86, of Glencoe

Irvin Henry Godel, 86, of Glencoe, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 16, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 22, 11 a.m., at Church of Peace in Glencoe, with interment at a later date.
Pastor Matthew Orendorff was the officiating clergy.
Kathleen Neubarth was the pianist. “Morning Has Broken,” “Amazing Grace,” and “What A Friend We Have In Jesus” were the congregational hymns.
Matthew Godel, Aaron Godel and Mallory Brown were the honorary casket-bearers.

Roger Roepke, 74, of Cokato

Roger L. Roepke passed away at Abbott Northwestern Hospital Jan. 14.
A funeral service was held Saturday, Jan. 19, 11 a.m., at Evangelical Lutheran Church of Cokato. Visitation was one hour before service at church.
Roger LeRoy Roepke was born May 3, 1944 in Glencoe to Loren and Gladys (VonBerge) Roepke. He grew up in Round Grove Township on a farm between Brownton and Stewart.

Donald Teschendorf, 73, of Glencoe

Donald Marvin Teschendorf, 73, of Glencoe, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Oak Terrace Health Care Center in Gaylord.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, 1 p.m., at the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe, with interment at a later date at the Arlington City Cemetery in Arlington.
Pastor Scott Richards was the officiating clergy.
Amber Picha was the flutist and played “Amazing Grace.” Special music was “Going Home.”

Dennis Schuette, 89, of Becker

Funeral services were Monday, Jan. 21, 11 a.m., at South Santiago Lutheran Church, Clear Lake for Dennis L. Schuette, 89, of Becker who passed away at St. Benedict’s Senior Community in St. Cloud Wednesday, Jan. 16.
Pastor Daryl Thul officiated the service and burial was at the church cemetery. Visitation began after 9:30 a.m. Monday at the church in Clear Lake.

January 22nd

Mark Kurtzweg, 53, of Darwin

Mark Kurtzweg, 53, of Darwin, husband of Ronda and father of Mitchell and Jake, passed away Friday, Jan. 18, in Michigan’s upper peninsula.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, Jan. 25, 10 a.m., at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Hutchinson with interment in Oakland Cemetery in Hutchinson.
Visitation will be held Thursday, Jan. 24, 3 to 7 p.m., and one hour prior to the service, all at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Hutchinson.
Memorials are preferred.

January 21st

Boys’ hoops takes a split

After earning a split in a pair of road games at Mound Westonka and Rockford, the Glencoe-Silver Lake boys’ basketball team brought an 8-7 record in to a two-game homestand this week.
The Panthers opened last week with a 66-61 win at Mound Westonka on Tuesday, Jan. 15, led by a 19-point game by guard Dane Schwirtz.
Forwards Gage Alsleben and Mitchel Jaskowiak scored 18 and 13 points, respectively, at GSL rallied from a 31-30 halftime deficit to record the five-point win – the team’s first in Wright County Conference West play.

Girls’ hoopsters valiant in road loss at Rockford

Despite playing at a severe disadvantage at Rockford on Friday, Jan. 18, the Glencoe-Silver Lake girls’ basketball team nearly pulled off an impressive victory over its Wright County Conference West rival before falling after a valiant effort.
Playing without guard Olivia Lemke, the team’s No. 2 scorer who was unavailable for the game, the Panthers also lost top scorer Miah Monahan after she rolled her left ankle within the first five minutes of the game.
The Rockets stormed out to a 12-2 lead on the visitors before the Panthers began their hard charge back.

Gymnasts compete at Delano Tri

The Glencoe-Silver Lake gymnastics team scored a 120.9 to take third at the Delano Triangular on Tuesday, Jan. 15.
Gia Venier placed sixth in the individual all-around with a score of 31.375. She placed second in floor exercise with an 8.85 and was fourth on balance beam at 7.8.
Gia Venier was sixth in the all-around at 31.375, placing eighth on vault with an 8.425.
Makayla Wigern placed seventh in the all-around with a 28.6, while Jenna Trippel was eighth with a 27.75.

Matmen take fifth at NL-S Invite

The Glencoe-Silver Lake/Lester Prairie wrestling team placed fifth in its lone competition last week, scoring 114.0 points to finish in the middle of the pack at the New London-Spicer Invitational on Friday, Jan. 18.
Zach Voelz claimed the Panthers’ lone individual title of the day, taking first place at 145 pounds.
Jace Cacka placed second at 113, with Brent Lipke (152), Keegan Lemke (160) and Cody Rae (170) all finishing third in their respective weight classes.
Sawyer Varpness (120) and Riley Butcher (182) each placed fourth, while Carter Ruschmeier (126) placed sixth.