Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Barbara L. Martin of Apple Valley, MN passed away on March 15, 2019 after complications from stroke and pneumonia. She was born June 14, 1936 in Mankato, MN to Fae and Ruby (Gustafson) Bateman. She attended Mankato High School. She married Leon Martin on June 9, 1953 in Iowa and with Leon’s …

Friday, March 15, 2019

Stanley E. Eyberg, age 98 of Burnsville, MN died on February 19, 2019. Preceded in death by son John Mark, and brother Don. Survived by wife of 75 years, Esther; sons Chris, Jeff, Jim and David; 8 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; and sister Joan. Stanley was a decorated WWII veteran se…

Forbord, Patricia Ann Morris, age 88, of Lakeville, MN, passed away with family at her side March 9, 2019, four days before her 89th birthday. Preceded in death by parents Matthew and Edith Morris; sisters Mary (Filipczak) and Rita (Webber); husband William V. Forbord. Born March 13, 1930 in…

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Betty J. Hagen, of Prior Lake, passed away on March 11, 2019 at the age of 89. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 from 4:00 - 7:00 PM at Ballard-Sunder Funeral & Cremation (4565 Pleasant Street SE) in Prior Lake. A Celebration of Life Service is Wednesday, March 20, 201…

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Haan, Donald N., age 87 of Farmington, MN passed away peacefully at home on March 7, 2019. Donald was born August 28, 1931 in Kranzburg, SD; the son of William and Agnes (Bunker) Haan. He went to Holy Rosary Parochial School, graduated high school in 1949 from Goodwin High School, enlisted a…

Monday, March 11, 2019

Curtis F. Johnson, 70 years old, passed away March 1, 2019. Preceded in death by parents Kenneth Johnson and Irene Orr. Survived by wife Lynn, daughters Kendall Johnson and Kelsey (Will) Harps, granddaughters Ella and Nora, grandson Liam, sisters Kristin (Kim) Skaro and Kimberly Bennett, bro…

Thursday, March 07, 2019

Bernadine “Deanie” O’Shaughnessy, age 93, of North Hudson, formerly of Burnsville, MN, passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at her home surrounded by family. She will remain in the hearts of her children and those who loved her, Maureen Rosacker, Mike (Julie) O’Shaughnessy, Kathlee…

Michael J. Armbrust, age 59, of Apple Valley, MN passed away unexpectedly on March 3, 2019. Preceded in death by his father Laverne “Hap” Armbrust and his sister Penny Hull (Johnny). Survived by his wife of 34 years, Deborah L. (Graham) Armbrust; loving children Jacob, Wesley (Melissa), and …

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Langord, Betty M., age 92 of Lakeville, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on March 3, 2019. Betty was born on January 6, 1927 to Richard and Sophie (nee: Bergstrom) Aronson. She graduated from Lakeville High School in 1944. Betty attended Minneapolis School of Business and earl…

Mary Gail Thamert, age 68, passed away peacefully on February 15, 2019, at Augustana Care in Apple Valley, MN. Daughter of Melvin and Marie (Deml) Thamert. Mary graduated from Marian High, Owatonna, MN. She married Keith Streefland of Lakeville, Minnesota in 2003. Since that time they made t…

Knutson, Marilyn E., age 80 of Apple Valley passed away on February 26, 2019. Preceded in death by brother Frank R. Martin. Survived by husband George; children Sheri (Michael) Sharp, Lori (Terry) Burke and Deborah (Mark) Drexler; 7 grandchildren. Funeral Service was held 11 AM Friday, March…

Monday, March 04, 2019

Benjamin Marshall Hotchkiss, 74, Army Veteran of the Vietnam War, died peacefully at his winter home in Arizona on February 20, 2019. Ben was a lifetime member of the 11th A.C.R. VFW Lakeville, MN and a member of the Apple Valley Legion Post 1776. Ben was born in Siren, WI on July 7, 1944 to…

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Jeffrey Chester Estep, age 59 of Lakeville, passed away on February 24, 2019. Jeff graduated from the Washington Courthouse High School in Ohio in 1977. He is preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Betty Estep and sister, Karan (nee Estep) Mount. Jeff is survived by his children, Abig…

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Bruce Burns, of Lakeville, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on February 16, 2019 due to complications of diabetes. Survived by loving best friend Joan Burns and their children Brenda (Curt) Winecke, Michelle (Mike) Kisch, Tim (Polly) Burns; 6 grandchildren Ashley, Jordin, V…

(April 07, 1960 - Feb. 15, 2019 ) Kurt B. “Barry” Timmer, age 58 of Farmington, passed away on February 15, 2019. Preceded in death by parents, Raymond and Adeline Timmer; infant sister, Helene, and siblings, Carol Smith, Guy and Greg Timmer. Survived by wife Judy; son, Kyle; siblings, Rene …

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Judy E. Hennen, age 76 of Burnsville, passed away peacefully with her son and daughter at her side, Monday, February 11, 2019 following a brief illness. Judy was born November 24, 1942 in Lonsdale, MN, the daughter of Lillian (Hruska) and Frank Hruby Jr. Her childhood years were spent there …

( July 19, 1933 - Feb. 07, 2019 ) Arthur E. “Punky” Knutson, age 85 of Lakeville, passed away peacefully after a long illness on February 7, 2019. Punky was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. Punky was also a veteran of the U.S. Army. Survived by his wife, Arllys o…

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Lynch, Michelle D. (nee: Kenney), age 54 of Lakeville passed away peacefully on February 2, 2019, after a short and courageous battle with cancer. At the time of her death Michelle was surrounded by family and friends. She was born on June 3, 1964, the daughter of Paulyne Davio and Martin Ke…

Monday, February 04, 2019

George T. Weierke, age 92 of Farmington, MN passed away peacefully on January 31, 2019. George was born in Rosemount, MN on December 3, 1926 to parens Paul and Emily (Kirchner) Weierke. George served his country during the Korean War. He worked for Dakota Electric for over 40 years. George h…

Friday, February 01, 2019

Richard J. (Dick) Ames, born May 4, 1929, passed away on January 30, 2019, leaving an enduring impact that will echo for generations through his family, business, and community. As founder of Ames Construction, Dick was a driving force to a multitude of successful construction projects in th…

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

John B. Deschene, age 82, of Burnsville, passed away peacefully on January 24, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. John was born on September 22, 1936 in Argyle, MN to Albert and Georgiana (Herbert) Deschene. He proudly served his country in the US Navy on the USS Cushing as a sonar techni…

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Glenn Leffler, age 94, passed away peacefully on January 10, 2019, surrounded by loving family. He was born February 21, 1924, to William and Anna Leffler. In 1946, Glenn married Belva Tennyson and they shared their lives for 53 years until Belva’s death in 1999. For many years Glenn was a t…

Thomas Norman Thompson, age 84, of Mankato, passed away peacefully Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at Oaklawn Rehabilitation Center. A Celebration of Life was held Monday, January 21, 2019 at Hosanna Lutheran Church, Mankato Mankato Mortuary assisted the family with arrangements. Tom was born June…

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Age 81, of Apple Valley MN born April 12, 1937 in Barron, WI to Clarence & Ellen Hoff, died peacefully at home on January 23, 2019 surrounded by family after a four-year struggle with Alzheimer’s.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Ryan, Thomas Dorance, 55, of Prior Lake, MN, passed away unexpectedly on January 16, 2019. Born September 5, 1963 the youngest of six children. He grew up in Lakeville, MN and graduated from Lakeville High School in 1982. Preceded in death by father, Dorance Ryan, sister Peggy Ryan, stepfath…

Monday, January 21, 2019

Gwendolyn Haisting, age 100, passed away peacefully at Fairview Ridges hospital in Burnsville, MN on Thursday, January 17, 2019. She was born on May 8, 1918, in Highland, WI, the daughter of John and Alvina Harms. Gwen was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Perry Haisting (in 2008…

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Richard Elstad Richard Elstad, age 87, of Northfield, passed away Jan. 16, 2019. Arrangements by Benson & Langehough Funeral Home, (507)645-5123. www.northfieldfuneral.com

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Age 39 of Chehalis, WA, formerly of Lakeville, born July 6, 1979 in Edina, MN to Dale and Jean Johnson, passed away unexpectedly January 2, 2019. After graduating from Le Cordon Bleu Culinary School Chris worked as a sous chef at Kincaid’s and the Palomino and then as an executive chef for v…

Lorraine Schulz, age 92 of Burnsville, passed away on January 14 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday, January 18, 2019 at 11 am at Mary Mother of the Church in Burnsville with a gathering of family and friends 1 hour prior to the se…

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

David W. Amundson, age 44, of New Prague, died by suicide after a long battle with depression on Sunday, January 13, 2019. Dave was born on July 1, 1974 to Tom H. and Marlys A. (Youngbauer) Amundson in Farmington, MN. He graduated from Lakeville High School and attended Dunwoody College of T…

Monday, January 14, 2019

Al Strand, age 73, a resident of Burnsville for the past 38 years, passed away on January 7, 2019 due to an illness. He was born on December 10, 1945 and raised in the area of Billings, MT. He was preceded in death by parents Sam and Bertha Strand and sisters Carolyn Houseman and Betty Thorm…

Janis Aitchison, 72, of Ft. Myers Beach, FL (formerly Lakeville, MN), entered heaven on January 7, 2019. Janis was born to Wilbur and Cleo Overgaard on November 8, 1946 in Ventura, IA. She graduated from Ventura High School and then went on to earn her RN from Des Moines Methodist. Janis mar…

Friday, January 11, 2019

Bradley F. Olson, age 76 of Chisago City, MN, passed away on January 7, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents Louis and Sadie Olson and his brother Warren Olson. Survived by his wife Myrtie Olson, his sons Mark (Lorie) Olson and Bruce (Jill) Olson and daughter Debra Ham. He has nine …

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Bart (50) died September 14, 2018 of a seizure at home in Las Vegas. He grew up in Apple Valley and graduated from Apple Valley High School in 1986. He married Kristine Williams in 2004, and had been living in Las Vegas the past 13 years. Bart is survived by his wife Kristine Anderson, paren…

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

Roach, William D. age 80 of Burnsville passed away on January 4, 2019. Owner and operator of Creative Sewing Centers in MN. William had a love for golfing and traveling. After meeting him you became an immediate friend. Survived by loving wife of 60 years Joann; children Guy (Nancee) Roach, …

Richard H. Fay, of Lakeville, with trumpet in hand, medals pinned on, and a Cuban cigar lit up, “Swing & Sway with Dick Fay”, age 94, met his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on December 28, 2018. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Nellie Fay, and son, Richard Fay. Survive…

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

On December 12, 2018, Daniel Robert Adelmann went to be with the Lord at the age of 70. A 40-year-resident of Prior Lake, MN, he passed away in Farmington, MN after a long illness. He was born March 8, 1948 in Minneapolis, MN; attended Benilde High School, graduated magna cum laude from St. …

Friday, January 04, 2019

Martha Louise Martin, age 82 of Burnsville, MN passed away peacefully on December 24, 2018 at her residence. Martha was born on August 15, 1936 in Lawton, MI. She received her Master’s degree in Speech Therapy and worked as a speech therapist until her retirement. Martha is preceded in death…

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Ruth Ellen McLeod (née Wiley), 92 of Lakeville, MN, passed away peacefully in the home where she had lived for 40 years on November 27, 2018. She had her cup of coffee, her newspaper and her faithful cat Hitch with her at the time. Ruth was born on May 4, 1926, in Baltimore, MD, the daughter…

Monday, December 24, 2018

Karen Lynn Baur passed away surrounded by her family on December 20, 2018 at the age of 71. She was born June 9, 1947 in Cincinnati, Ohio and moved to Apple Valley, Minnesota in 1985. Karen retired from ISD 196 in 2010 after many years as a bus chaperone for special needs children. Karen was…

Thursday, December 20, 2018

JoAnne Jean (Knox) Cope went to celebrate Christmas with Jesus on December 18, 2018. She was born on May 13, 1940, in Mendota, IL. JoAnne graduated from high school in Sandwich, IL; earned a BA in Speech, Theater and English from Knox College and a MEd in Business Education/Training and Deve…

It is with great sadness that the family of Lois Jean, 91, of Lakeville, Minnesota, announces her passing on December 10, 2018. Lois was born in Iowa and her family moved to the Farmington area where she attended Farmington and Lakeville High Schools. She married Victor Swedin (preceded her …

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Michael Steven Mead, 65 of Lakeville, Minnesota, formerly of Elkton, Minnesota, passed away Saturday, December 15, 2018. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 22nd at Clasen-Jordan Mortuary, Austin, Minnesota with Frank Krahn officiating Interment will follow at …

Mary C. (Geis) Schweich, age 85 of Shakopee, and formerly of Lakeville, passed away Friday, December 14, 2018 peacefully at her home in Shakopee. Mary was born on May 18, 1933 to Arthur and Emma (Boegemann) Geis in Shakopee, MN. On January 5, 1952 she married the love of her life, Joseph Sch…

Friday, December 14, 2018

Walter was an Eagan-Rosemount resident, he retired as a truck driver from Coca-Cola. Walter passed on December 12, 2018 at the age of 91 from complications of a fall. Born to Ernest and Alice Fletcher, Walter enjoyed farming, gardening, driving his antique John Deere tractors, sports, spendi…

In Loving Memory Glen “Bob” Polinder 5/3/36 - 12/19/14 It has been three years. God has you in His keeping, We have you in our hearts. Miss you, love you forever! Nila, Glenna, Robert, Gregg & Families

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

( Sept. 9, 1941 - Dec. 6, 2018 ) Evenson, Nancy Ada (Ekberg), 77 of Apple Valley passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on December 6th, 2018. Nancy loved Christmas so the timing of her death is appropriate for the season. She was known for her elaborate decorations and Christmas Vi…

Ostlund, Jeannine M., age 89, flew home on December 4, 2018, where she was greeted by her loving husband, Alfred “Babe” Ostlund. She was born March 6, 1929 in Minneapolis and married the love of her life on June 29, 1948. Jeannine is survived by her children, David (Suzie) Ostlund, Debbie (D…

Friday, December 07, 2018

Lee M. Anderson, age 82, of Burnsville, passed away suddenly on December 1, 2018. Preceded in death by his parents and infant brother. Survived by wife of 48 years, Sue (Tillmans) Anderson; son Philip (Liz) Anderson of St. Paul; daughter Nancy (Antonio Dirzo) Anderson of Burnsville; grandchi…

Wanda Anora Prinsen (de Boer) of Farmington passed away on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at her home. Wanda was born May 3, 1936 and raised on a farm in Prairie View, Kansas. She married John Prinsen, also of Prairie View, on August 22, 1957 and moved to Fenton, Michigan, where they raised one…

In Memoriam

Friday, December 14, 2018
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In Loving Memory Glen “Bob” Polinder 5/3/36 - 12/19/14 It has been three years. God has you …

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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David W. Krafka April 29, 1944 - May 9, 2008 We have missed you for 10 years now, but you wi…

Card of Thanks

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
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Thank You! We wish to express our sincere thank you to White Funeral Homes, in particular to…