Friday, March 22, 2019

Brent Kyle Minkel, age 56, of Cologne, MN, passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at his home surrounded by loved ones after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. The memorial service will be held on Thursday, March 28, 2019, 12 p.m., Noon at All Saints Lutheran Church in Norwood Young Ame…

Robert F. Arnst, age 92 of Cologne, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2019 at New Perspective in Waconia. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 11 a.m. at St. Bernard Catholic Church (210 Church St. E.) in Cologne with Father Joseph Fink as Celebrant of the Mass. …

Howard Pieper, age 91 of Norwood Young America, died Monday, March 18, 2019 at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia. Funeral service was 11 a.m. Thursday, March 21, 2019 at St. John’s Lutheran Church (101 SE 2nd Ave.) in Norwood Young America with Rev. Eric Hutchison as officiant. Visitation …

Thursday, March 21, 2019

We wish to thank the ridgevieww Home Support staff and the Ridgeview Hospice staff for helping take care of Ron so he was able to stayy one as long as possible. Thank you to the Good Samaritan staff for their wonderful care. Thank you to pastors Holthus, McManus, and LaPlant for your visits.…

The family of Linus Schmidt would like to thank family, relatives, and friends for food brought to our homme and funeral lunch and all who gave cards and flowers. Thanks to the staff of Hospice organization for help and care at a difficult time. Pastor Lemke for his comforting words and pray…

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Steve Schmitt died on March 9, 2019, at the age of 60 years, after a brave struggle with leukemia. He was born to Clarence and Winnie Schmitt on September 21, 1958. Steve is survived by the love of his life. Montana Turner, her daugher Destiny, and four grandfids, Kayden, Kendra, Kennedy, an…

Monday, March 18, 2019

Duane M. Ehrenberg, age 82 of Young America, died Monday, March 11, 2019 at his residence. Funeral service was 11 a.m. Friday, March 15, 2019 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Norwood Young America with Rev. Eric Hutchison as officiant. Visitation was held all at the church 4-7 p.m. Thursday …

Marcia A. Tuttle, age 71 of Delano, passed away Sunday, March 10, 2019 at her home in Delano. Funeral Service was Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Peace Lutheran Church in Watertown; visitation was Friday, March 15, 2019 from 5-7 p.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia and continue…

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Roger Leistiko It’s been 10 years since you passed away. We miss your sense of humor, your sweet smile and your sheepshead playing. From your Brothers, Sisters, Family and Friends

Eldert (Fuzzy) Menth Jan. 2, 1934 - March 16, 2014 We've been without you for five years. The memories have helped to get through the tears. Your generous personality touched everyone you met. We love you and miss you and will never forget. Love Donna & Family

Monday, March 11, 2019

Brady Hed, age 24 of Waconia, passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019. Funeral Service 11 a.m. Friday, March 15, 2019 at Faith Lutheran Church (800 Waconia Parkway) in Waconia. Visitation 4-7 p.m. Thursday at the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia and also Friday one hour prior to the funeral at…

Friday, March 08, 2019

Jeffrey J. Rehmann, age 47 of Lester Prairie, died Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at his residence. Funeral service 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at St. Peter Lutheran Church (77 2nd Ave. S.) in Lester Prairie with Rev. Joshua Arndt as officiant. Visitation held ALL AT THE CHURCH 4-8 p.m. Monday …

Ronald R. Stahlke, age 81 of New Germany, died Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at the Waconia Good Samaritan Center. Funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2019 at St. Mark Lutheran Church (500 Broadway Street East) in New Germany with Rev. LeRoy LaPlant as officiant. Visitation Saturday at the c…

Barbara A. Clunis, age 58 of Norwood Young America, died Sunday, March 3, 2019 at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. Private Memorial Service will be held. Barbara Ann (DeJong) Clunis was born June 4, 1960 in Princeton, the daughter of Dallas and Dolores (Hamann) DeJong. After grad…

Monday, March 04, 2019

Karen Ann Florek Hoskins of Bardstown, KY, and Stockbridge, VT, died of heart failure on January 16, 2019 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. She was visiting Omaha to celebrate Christmas and her grandson Joseph’s birthday with all the family. Karen was reared in…

Berniece Ann (Trigg) Whitaker, age 91, of Norwood Young America, Minnesota, passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at the Good Samaritan Society in Arlington, Minnesota. Memorial service was held on Saturday, March 2, 2019, at 11 a.m., at the Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel in Norwood Young …

Harriet Elizabeth Siewert, age 96, formerly of Redwood Falls, Minnesota, died on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Ecumen Prairie Hill in St. Peter. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Redwood Falls. Visitation will be at the chu…

Jo Ann F. Belcher, age 69 of Waconia and formerly Glencoe, passed away Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Faith Lutheran Church (800 Waconia Parkway) in Waconia with Rev. Dale Peterson officiating.…

Eugenia “Jean” E. Schmitt, age 95 of Waconia, passed away on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Auburn Meadows in Waconia. Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Community (41 East First Street) in Waconia with Father Stan Mader as Celebrant of the M…

Patricia Wells, age 75 of Cologne, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the Waconia Good Samaritan Center. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Friday, March 8, 2019 at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church (210 Church Street East) in Cologne with Fr. Joseph Fink as Celebrant of the Mass. Gat…

Monday, February 25, 2019

Virgil W. Baumann, age 75 of New Germany, passed away Friday, February 15, 2019 at the Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park. Memorial Service Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 10 a.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia with Rev. Howard Krienke officiating; a gathering of family and friends one …

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Larry Mackenthun 2/19/09-2/19/19 Time slips by and life goes on. But from our heart your never gone. We think about you always we talk about you too. We have so many memories but we wish we Still had YOU!! Missed by your family and friends.

The family of James Vetscher wishes to express our sincere gratitude to our family, friends, and neighbors for their love, support and prayers during the illness and ultimate death of the greatest man in our life. Thank you to the folks at Johnson Funeral Home for your incredible kindness an…

Our Most Sincere Thank You The family of Bernard W “Bernie” Shambour Sr would like to convey our sincere appreciation and thanks for the outpouring of love and support received from family, friends and the Cologne community during the passing of our Dad. We sincerely appreciate the support a…

Monday, February 18, 2019

Wilfred Benjamin Plocher, was born at home to Edward B. Plocher and Ruth M. Plocher (nee Fink) of Victoria, Minnesota, on December 16, 1922. He departed this life on February 13, 2019, at the age of 96 years, 1 month, 28 days in Waconia, Minnesota. The eldest of six children, he was baptized…

Leo Menzel, age 66 of Waconia, passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at his home in Waconia. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Community (41 E. First St) in Waconia with Fr. Stan Mader as Celebrant of the Mass. Visitation one hour prior …

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Duane “Dewey” J. MacQueen, age 83 of Watertown, Minnesota, passed away Monday, February 11, 2019 at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids. He was born on June 17, 1935 in Hankinson, North Dakota to Stanley and Veronica (Scheller) MacQueen.

John “Jack” A. Speckel, age 78, of Watertown, MN, passed away February 9, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Home in Waconia, MN. He was born May 15, 1940 in Franklin Township, MN to Leslie and Florence Speckel. Jack worked as a bricklayer for many years. He bought his first snowmobile in 1968, whic…

Thank you! The family of Roland W. Thiel would like to acknowledge all who helped in any way during our dad’s transition time to St. Mary’s Nursing Home, and at the time of his passing. A special thanks to the wonderful staff at St. Mary’s for their devoted care. We also offer our thanks to …

Monday, February 11, 2019

Dolores L. Bost, age 87 of Waconia, passed away on Monday, January 28, 2019 at New Perspective in Waconia. Funeral Service Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 1 p.m. at the Waconia Moravian Church (209 East 2nd Street) in Waconia with Rev. Dr. Amy Gohdes- Luhman officiating; visitation from 11:30…

Richard E. Mielke, age 87 of New Germany, passed away on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at the Lutheran Home in Belle Plaine. Visitation Thursday, February 14, 2019 from 4-8 p.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia with a chapel service at 7:30 p.m. that evening; private funeral service to be…

Patricia “Pat” Ann Rehbein, age 82 of St. Bonifacius, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 4, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family after a short courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Memorial Service was Friday, February 8, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Minnetrista Baptist Church (…

Leonard “Lenny” H. Mortenson Leonard “Lenny” H. Mortenson, age 80, of Alexandria, MN, formerly of Waconia, passed away Feb. 9, 2019. Arrangements by Anderson Funeral Home Alexandria, (320)763-5900. www.andersonfuneral.net

Paul W. Akins, age 91 of Watertown, died Thursday, February 7, 2019 at his residence. Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Trinity Lutheran Church (513 Madison St. SE) in Watertown with Rev. Jeffrey Engholm as officiant. Gathering of family and friends one hour prior to th…

Debra J. Rolf, age 56 of Norwood Young America, passed away Thursday, February 7, 2019 at her residence. Memorial service 1 p.m. Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Zion Lutheran Church (14735 CR 153) Benton Township, Cologne. Gathering of family and friends beginning at 11 a.m. the day of the se…

Rose Laugerman Jones, age 73 of Waconia, passed away on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. Funeral Service was Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. at Parkside Church (9560 Paradise Lane) in Waconia with Rev. Randy Burg officiating. Visitation was fr…

Thursday, February 07, 2019

Betty Monson, age 92, passed away on January 25, 2019. She is survived by her children: Kurt (Jill) Pearson, Karen (Donald) Talbert, Mark (Grace) Monson, Carl Monson, Miriam Monson and John (Nancy) Monson. Grandchildren: Caleb Talbert, Anna (Dane) Wagner, Sarah Talbert, Luther (Elena) Monson…

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Diane Marie Logue, age 65, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at her home in Independence, MN. A memorial service will be held at Parkside Church, 9560 Paradise Lane, Waconia, MN on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. Visitation will be at 10 a.m., service at 11 a.m. followed by food a…

Monday, January 28, 2019

Linus F. Schmidt, age 82 of Watertown, died Monday, January 21, 2019 at his residence. Memorial service 11 a.m. Saturday, February 2, 2019 at St. Peter Lutheran Church (3030 Navajo Avenue) in rural Watertown. Gathering of family and friends Saturday one hour prior to the service. Reception w…

Friday, January 25, 2019

Lois Magdalena Rose Degler, age 91, of Chanhassen, MN, died peacefully on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at her home. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 11 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 4th and Oak Street, Chaska, MN, with Pastor Greg Snow and Pastor Barrie Henke of…

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Jean Ann (Hartkopf) Street, age 85, passed away January 15, 2019 after extended health struggles.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Pearl Alexander, age 89 of Waconia, formerly of Grand Rapids, passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2019.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Roland William Thiel, age 91, of Lester Prairie passed away on Monday morning, January 21, 2019 at St. Mary’s Care Center. He was born on October 1, 1927 in Winsted Township, McLeod County the son of Gustav & Hulda (Paul) Thiel. Roland grew up in Bergen Township. Roland was baptized and …

Monday, January 21, 2019

Dennis E. Wickenhauser, age 86 of Cologne, passed away on Friday, January 18, 2019 at his home. Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 11 a.m. at St. Bernard Catholic Church (210 Church Street East) in Cologne with Father Martin Shallbetter as Celebrant of the Mass; visitation…

Bernard “Bernie” W. Shambour Sr., age 86 of Cologne, passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at his home in Cologne. Mass of Christian Burial was Monday, January 21, 2019 at 12 noon at St. Bernard Catholic Church (210 Church Street East) in Cologne with Father Joseph Fink as Celebrant of the…

Friday, January 18, 2019

W. Jay Gregg of St. Bonifacius, age 86, passed away peacefully on January 13, 2019. Jay owned and operated Gregg Floor Covering for 45 years. Survived by his wife Shirley; children, Jody Gregg (Karen), Jeff Gregg (Sue), Linda Pylka (Mike), Wayne Gregg and Roger Kuglin; brother Allen Gregg (S…

Gladys B. Felt, age 80 of Cologne, passed away Sunday, January 13, 2019 at the Lutheran Home in Belle Plaine. Funeral Service Friday, January 18, 2019 at 1 p.m. at West Union Lutheran Church in Cologne with Rev. Grace Gravelle officiating; visitation from 11 a.m. until the time of the servic…

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Nancy Green Jan. 1949 - Jan. 2018 Those we love don’t go away, They walk beside us every day, Unseen, unheard, but always near! Still loved, still missed and very dear. In Memory of Mom Francis, John, Susan, & Pam

Gladys B. Felt Gladys B. Felt, age 80 of Cologne, passed away Sunday, Jan. 13 at The Lutheran Home in Belle Plaine. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia. A full obituary will follow in next week’s edition.

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Dede Rose on January 2, 2019. Dede was born in LaCrosse, WI. She attended St. Cloud Tech High School, St. Cloud State University, and graduated from Mayo Clinic School of Nursing. Dede and her husband, Roger, owned a China and Crystal sh…

In Memoriam

Thursday, March 14, 2019
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Eldert (Fuzzy) Menth Jan. 2, 1934 - March 16, 2014 We've been without you for five years. Th…

Thursday, February 21, 2019
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Larry Mackenthun 2/19/09-2/19/19 Time slips by and life goes on. But from our heart your nev…

Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Nancy Green Jan. 1949 - Jan. 2018 Those we love don’t go away, They walk beside us every day…

Card of Thanks

Thursday, March 21, 2019
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We wish to thank the ridgevieww Home Support staff and the Ridgeview Hospice staff for helpi…

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The family of Linus Schmidt would like to thank family, relatives, and friends for food brou…

Thursday, March 14, 2019
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Roger Leistiko It’s been 10 years since you passed away. We miss your sense of humor, your s…