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SHARON ANN RIDDLE, age 63, of Luverne, died Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at the Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls, SD. Visitation will be from 1-3 pm Monday at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Luverne. Funeral will be at 3 pm Monday at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Luverne. Burial will be in the Maplewood Cemetery in Luverne.

 

GLORIA MARIE LONG, age 85, of Rushmore, died Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at the Sunset Rest Hospice Cottage in Worthington, MN.A private burial will take place at a later date.

anice Kleve, age 68, of Magnolia, died Sunday, January 23, 2022, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD. A memorial service will be 1 pm Friday at Living Rock Church, in Luverne, officiated by Pastor Billy Skaggs. A time of fellowship will be one hour to the service at the church on Friday.

Dingmann Funeral Home & Cremation Services, in Adrian, is in charge of arrangements.

Patricia Samo, age 81, of Worthington, passed away on Saturday, January 22, 2022, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD. Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 27, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN and also one hour prior to the service at the church.  Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 28, 2022, at 11:00 a.m., at the Worthington Baptist Temple in Worthington, MN, with Pastor James Sickmeyer officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Worthington Baptist Temple Missionaries. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Audrey Jean Braun, age 65, died Thursday, January 20, 2022 at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD after a short battle with Cholangiocarcinoma (Bile Duct Cancer). A Celebration of life will be Saturday, January 29 from 1-4 PM at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Worthington.

Dingmann Funeral Home & Cremation Services, in Worthington, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Zachary Cowan, age 29, passed away on Thursday, January 20, 2022, at his residence in Brewster, MN. Visitation will be held on Monday, January 24, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN.  Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 25, 2022, at 10:30 a.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN, with Deacon Vern Behrends officiating. Burial will be in the Wilmont Calvary Cemetery in Wilmont, MN. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Johnny Jonas, age 55, died Thursday, January 6, 2022, in Oklahoma. A graveside service will be Saturday, February 5, 2022, at 11 am at the Grand Prairie Cemetery in Ellsworth, with full military honors provided by the Ellsworth American Legion. A time of fellowship will be from noon to 2 pm Saturday after the graveside service at the Magnolia Methodist Church in Magnolia. Dingmann Funeral Home, in Adrian, is assisting the family with arrangements.

LINDA HOLINKA, age 64, of Worthington, died Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at the Sanford Sheldon Medical Center in Sheldon, IA. Visitation will be from 4-7 pm Friday at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Worthington; and also one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Funeral will be 1:30 PM Saturday at St. Mary Catholic Church, in Worthington, officiated by Fr. James Callahan and Deacon Vern Behrends Burial will be in the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

KARON L. WITKE, age 76, of Mountain Lake, died Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD. A memorial service will take place in the spring at Dingmann Funeral Home in Worthington.

SHIRLEY JEAN HONKEN, age 81, of Hills, died Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral will be Saturday, January 22, at 10:30 am at Grace Lutheran Church, in Luverne, officiated by Pastor David Christenson. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Burial will be in the Maplewood Cemetery in Luverne. Dingmann Funeral Home, in Luverne, is in charge of arrangements.

Gerald J. “Zeke” Zahorsky, age 82, passed away on Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington, MN. Visitation will be held on Monday, January 17, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN and also one hour prior to the service.  Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at 11:00 a.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN, with Father Jim Callahan officiating. Burial will be in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Worthington. Family prefers memorials to Sunset Hospice Cottage or St. Mary’s School. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

FRIEDA MAY KOOIKER, age 68, of Magnolia, passed away Monday, January 10, 2022, at the Sanford Hospice Cottage, in Luverne. Visitation will be from 2-5 pm Sunday at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Luverne. Funeral will be 10:30 am Monday at the United Methodist Church, in Luverne, officiated by Pastor Theodora Hall. Burial will be in the Kanaranzi Cemetery.

oANN EDITH BAKKER, age 74, of Worthington, died Tuesday, January 4, 2022, at the South Shore Care Center in Worthington.    A time of fellowship will be from 2-4 pm Saturday, January 15, at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Worthington. A private family committal of cremains will be at a later date.

HARRIIET ANN KROONTJE, age 86, of Leota, died Monday, January 10, 2022, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD. Visitation will be from 2-5 pm Sunday at the Bethel Reformed Church in Leota. Funeral will be 10:30 am Monday at the Bethel Reformed Church in Leota. Burial will be in the Leota Community Cemetery. Dingmann Funeral Home & The Leota Burial Association are in charge of arrangements.

MARYA MANFRED, age 72, of Luverne, died Monday, January 10, 2022, at the Mary Jane Nursing Home, in Luverne. She was born December 5, 1949, in Minneapolis, to Fredrick and Maryanna (Shorba) Manfred. A celebration of life will take place in Luverne in May. ~ Specific Dates/Times/Location pending.

A Celebration of Life Service for Pearl Christoffer, age 94 of Windom, will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, January 10th, at the Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Windom with Pastor Paul Sajban officiating.  Burial will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery in rural Windom. Visitation will be held on Monday, January 10th from 9:30 AM until 11:00 AM at the Lutheran Church of Savior in Windom. Pearl Christoffer passed away on Tuesday, January 4th at the Good Samaritan Society-Sogge Memorial in Windom. Arrangements are under the care of LaCanne Family Funeral Service in Windom. Condolences and memories of Pearl can be sent online to www.lacannefuneralhome.com.

Alice Offringa age 100 of Sibley, Iowa, died Saturday, January 1, 2022, at Sibley Specialty Care in Sibley, IA. Funeral service will be 11:30 AM, Thursday, January 6th at the Christian Reformed Church of Sibley, IA, with Rev. Ben Wiersma officiating. Burial will be at 2:00 PM at Roseland Cemetery in Sanborn, IA. Visitation will be Thursday morning, from 10 AM until the hour of service at Christian Reformed Church of Sibley.

 

Jurrens Funeral Home of Sibley is in charge of services

SHIRLEY  ANN  JENSEN, age 85, of Worthington died Sunday, January 2, 2022 at Ava’s House Hospice in Sioux Falls, SD. Visitation is from 5-7pm Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at Dingmann Funeral Home in Worthington and also one hour prior at the church onThursday.   Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30am Thursday at St. Mary Catholic Church in Worthington.  Burial will be in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery in Worthington.  Dingmann Funeral Home & Cremation Services, in Worthington is in charge of arrangements.

Judy Luing, age 84, passed away on Sunday, January 2, 2022, at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington, MN.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN and one hour prior to the service.  Memorial services will be held on Thursday, January 6, 2022, at 11:00 a.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN, with Pastor Del Bolluyt officiating.  Private family burial will be held prior to the service in the Elk Brethren Cemetery in rural Reading, MN. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Diane Murray, age 73, passed away on Thursday, December 30, 2021, at the Aspirus Wausau Hospital in Wausau, WI.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 6, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN.  Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 7, 2022, at 10:00 a.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN, with Pastor Galen Smith officiating.  Burial will be in the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

     Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Donald Raymond Grant, age 76, passed away on Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD.  Visitation will be held on Monday, January 3, 2022, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 2:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Thomas Raymond Feit, age 70, of Rushmore died Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at Sanford Hospice Sunset Cottage in Worthington.

Visitation will be Thursday, January 6, 2022 from 4 ~ 7 pm at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Worthington. A Memorial Service will be Friday, January 7, 2022 at 10:00 am with visitation one hour prior at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Worthington. Private family burial of cremains will be at a later date.

Dingmann Funeral Home in Worthington are in charge of arrangements.  

Marlys Joyce Harper, died on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, ND. Visitation will be Sunday, January 2, 2022 from 12 to 2 PM at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Worthington, followed by the service at 2 PM. Dingmann Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements 

Lois Mae Behrens, age 95, of Okabena, Minnesota, passed away on Saturday, December 25, 2021, at the Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Visitation will be held from 4:00-6:00 p.m. on Friday, January 7, 2022, at the Osterberg Funeral Home in Lakefield, and will continue from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Okabena. Funeral service will begin at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Jeff Sage and Pastor David McDonald officiating. Burial will follow the funeral service at the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Lakefield. Condolences may be sent to the family online at OFH.Care.

Teresa Luing, age 64, passed away on Saturday, December 18, 2021, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 23, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements

Orville Baumann, age 78, passed away on Saturday, December 18, 2021, at his residence in Lakefield, MN.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Lakefield, MN and also one hour prior to the service.  Memorial services will be held on Thursday, December 23, 2021, at 2:00 p.m., at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Lakefield, MN, with Rev. Phillip Beukema officiating.  Family burial will be held at a later date. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Nickolaus “Nick” Harberts, age 36, passed away on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at his residence in Rushmore, MN.  Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 28, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., followed by memorial services at 3:00 p.m., at the Worthington Event Center in Worthington, MN. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Ronald Geertsema, age 82, passed away on Thursday, December 23, 2021, at the Sanford Worthington Medical Center in Worthington, MN.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 30, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 2:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN.  Burial will be held at a later date in the Round Lake Cemetery. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Thomas “Tom” Hoffman, age 74, passed away on Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at the Osceola Regional Health Center in Sibley, IA.  Visitation will be held on Friday, December 31, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Ocheyedan Town Hall in Ocheyedan, IA. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements