Obituaries

05/25/2017 - 3:05pm
Shirley Purkapile, 69, of Lester Prairie, died Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at her daughter's home in Lester Prairie. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 30, at 11 a.m., at the Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel in Lester Prairie, with interment at a later date. Visitation will be Tusday, May 30, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., one hour prior to the service at the chapel. Arrangements are with...
05/24/2017 - 12:00am
Lillie Ann Voight, 78, of Green Isle, died Friday, May 19, 2017, at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia. Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 23, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Green Isle. Family ushers were Mary Trnka and Steve Luepke. Casket bearers were Jerome Schuft, Gary Voight, Sharon Martins, Wade Trnka, Scott Luepke and Tom...
05/18/2017 - 3:49pm
Kenneth Stiles, 85, of Norwood Young America, died Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at New Perspective Senior Living in Waconia. Memorial services will be held Friday, June 2, at 2 p.m., at Friedens County Line Church – UCC in rural Norwood Young America, with interment later in Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. A gathering of family...
05/17/2017 - 8:45am
Elda Anna (Spaude) Lombardo, 93, of Connecticut, died peacefully at St. Francis Hospital on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, after a brief illness. She was the widow of Donato C. Lombardo, who died in 1963. She was born in Brownton on March 14, 1923, to the late Albert and Alma (Schuette) Spaude. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded...
05/17/2017 - 8:45am
Alma F. Ogitzak, 91, of Silver Lake, died May 11, 2017, at Cedar Crest in Silver Lake. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, May 15, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake with the Rev. Paul Schumacher presiding. Hannah Stifter and Dylan Lhotka were the readers. Bruce Gatz was the vocalist, and Alice Nowak was the organist. Mrs....
05/17/2017 - 8:44am
Donald Roy Trettin, 79, of Hutchinson, formerly of Buffalo Lake, died Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson. Funeral services were held Thursday, May 11, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Stewart with the Rev. Mahlon Bekedam officiating. Bev Wangerin was the organist. Soloist Randy Zieman sang “The Lord...
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