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Charles J. Lang, age 80 of Worthington, died on May, 14 2024 at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington. Funeral Mass will be Friday May 24, 2024 at 11:00 am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Worthington with Father Tim Biren officiating. Burial will be at the St. Mary’s Cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday, May 23, 2024 from 5-7 pm at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, and also from 9:30 – 10:30 am at St. Mary’s Church on Friday. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to St. Mary’s School

Terry L. Morrison, age 78 of Worthington, died on Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at his residence. Funeral services will be on Monday, May 20, 2024 at 11:00 am at the First Lutheran Church in Worthington, with Pastor Jeanette McCormick officiating, there will be Military Honors at the conclusion of the service. Visitation will be from 9-11 am Monday at the church. Benson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Stacy A. (Steffen) Dickman, age 45, of Redwood Falls passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2024, with her family by her side in Redwood Falls. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2024, at St John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Redwood Falls with burial to follow in the Morton City Cemetery. A visitation will be held Thursday, May 16, 2024, from 1 until 2 p.m., at the church. Arrangements are with Nelson-Hillestad Funeral and Cremation Service of Redwood Falls. E-mail condolences may be sent via www.nelson-hillestad.com.

Gary Busch of Sioux Falls passed away May 14 at his home. A celebration of life will be held on May 16 at the Fulda American Legion.

Chapel Hill Funeral Home is assisting the family. 

Ryan W. Rutzen age 65, of rural Worthington, died on Sunday, May 12, 2024 at his residence. Gathering of family and friends will be from 11 am to 1 pm on Saturday, May 18, 2024 at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington. Benson Funeral Home is coordinating the arrangements. 

Rose Ellen Wheeler passed on May 4, 2024, at 90 years old in her home surrounded by loved ones listening as they attempted to solve a crossword puzzle that she could have breezed through all on her own. A memorial service will take place on Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at United Methodist Church in Balaton, MN beginning at 10:30 a.m. A public visitation will be held on Monday, May 13, 2024 at the Horvath Remembrance Center in Balaton, MN from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. with a prayer service beginning at 6:30 p.m. Visitation will continue Tuesday morning at church beginning at 9:30 a.m. Burial will take place at Lakeside Cemetery in Balaton, MN following the memorial service. Upon conclusion of the graveside service there will be a luncheon held at the Balaton Community Center.

Jenola Rae (Bauermeister) Uden, age 88, of Worthington, died Wednesday, May 08, 2024, at the Sanford Worthington Medical Center. Funeral service will be 10:30 am Monday, May 13 at the First United Methodist Church, in Worthington, officiated by Pastor Daren Flinck. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday. Burial will be in the Ocheyedan Cemetery in Ocheyedan, IA. Dingmann Funeral Home, in Worthington, is in charge of arrangements.

Roger Nelson, age 80, passed away on Tuesday, May 7, 2024, at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington, MN. Visitation will be held on Friday, May 10, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2024, at 10:30 a.m., at First Lutheran Church in Worthington, MN, with Pastor Jeanette McCormick officiating. Family burial will be held at a later date.

Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of arrangements.

Loren Kazemba, age 92, of Jackson, Minnesota, formerly of Sioux Valley, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 7, 2024, at the Good Samaritan Society in Jackson, Minnesota. A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, May 11, 2024, at 11:00 AM at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Sioux Valley with Pastor Adam Jacobsen officiating. Burial will be in the Sioux Valley Township Cemetery. A time of visitation and gathering will be held on Saturday, May 11th for one hour prior to the service, from 10:00 – 11:00 AM, at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Sioux Valley. Arrangements are under the care of the LaCanne Family Celebration of Life Center in Jackson. Condolences and memories of Loren may be sent online to www.lacannefuneralhome.com.

Codey Fisher, age 33, of Worthington, Minnesota, died Tuesday, April 30, 2024 from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. A celebration of Codey's life will be held at the Ocheyedan Town Hall, located at 869 Main Street, Ocheydan, IA, on Sunday, May 5, 2024, at 11:30 am. In lieu of flowers, donations to the New Life Treatment Center in Woodstock Minnesota, are welcomed in his honor. https://www.newlifetreatment.com/

Mathilda M. Pearson, age 98, of Worthington, died Thursday, December 28, 2023, at the Country Living Cottages in Adrian. A time of fellowship will be from 9:30 to 11:00 am Friday, May 10 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Worthington. Memorial Mass will be 11:00 am Friday at St. Mary Catholic Church, in Worthington, officiated by Fr. Tim Biren Burial will be in the St. Mary Cemetery. Dingmann Funeral Home, in Worthington, is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to St. Mary Church WCCW, Sanford Hospice or the Worthington Public Libruary.

Elaine Hein, 86 of Fulda, MN passed away on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington, MN. Funeral services will be on Monday, May 6, 2024, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Fulda at 10:30 a.m. Visitation will be on Sunday, May 5, 2024, at the church from 4-6 p.m. also one hour prior to the services at the church on Monday. Interment is at Prairie Hill Cemetery in Fulda, MN.  Totzke Funeral Home of Fulda is entrusted with arrangements. To view online obituary and send condolences visit totzkefuneralhome.com.

John Doyle, age 91, of Marshall, Minnesota, died on Tuesday, April 30, 2024, at the Avera Morningside Heights Care Center in Marshall. Funeral Services are 11:00 a.m. Monday, May 6, 2024, at First Lutheran Church in Marshall, Minnesota (100 Church Street, Marshall, MN 56258). A reception for attendees will follow in the church basement. Masonic and Order of the Eastern Star Services will take place at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 5, 2024, at the Hamilton Funeral Home in Marshall. Visitation will be held from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. on Sunday at the Hamilton Funeral Home. The evening will conclude with a prayer service at 6:00 p.m. Visitation will then continue one hour prior to his celebration, from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Monday, May 6, at First Lutheran Church in Marshall. Following the Marshall reception, interment is scheduled in the Worthington Cemetery at 2:15 p.m. Another memorial gathering will then be at the First Lutheran Church in Worthington, Minnesota (1200 4th Ave, Worthington, MN 56187), beginning after 3:00 p.m. on Monday, May 6. Arrangements are with the Hamilton Funeral Home in Marshall. Guest book, live stream link, and tribute wall are available online at www.hamiltonfh.com.

Steven “Steve” Kluever passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2024 at the Crossroads Care Center in Worthington. Memorial service will be on Friday, May 3, 2024 at 1:30 pm at the First United Methodist Church. Visitation will be held one hour prior the service. Burial will be in the Worthington Cemetery. Benson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Raymond "Ray" Buchman passed away at the Sanford Worthington Hospital on Saturday,  April 27, 2024. Visitation will be on Wednesday, May 1st from 11:00AM to 1:00PM followed by the service at 1pm at First Lutheran Church in Worthington, MN. Burial will be at the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Worthington. Benson funeral home is in charge of arrangements.  

Gary Leroy Kramer, age 78, of Worthington, died Thursday, April 25, 2024, at the Sanford Worthington Medical Center. Visitation will be from 2-4 pm Sunday, April 28 at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Worthington; and also one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Monday. Funeral will be 10:30 am Monday at the Dingmann Funeral Home, in Worthington, officiated by Pastor Galen Smith. Burial will be in the Sunset Rest Cemetery in Rushmore.

Karen Doeden, age 82, passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2024, at her residence in Worthington, MN. Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2024, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., followed by funeral services at 11:00 a.m., at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Worthington, MN, with Pastor David Hahn officiating. Burial will be in the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.
 

Patrick John Shane, age 65, of Worthington, died Sunday, April 21, 2024, at his home. Memorial service will be 4:30 PM Friday, May 3, at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Worthington. A time of fellowship will one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Friday. Burial will take place at a later date.

Ellen Marie Wynia, age 95, of Edgerton, died Sunday, April 21, 2024, at the Luverne Hospice Cottage. Visitation will be from 5-8 pm Thursday, April 25, at the First Christian Reformed Church in Edgerton; visitation also one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. Funeral will be 10:30 AM Friday at the First Christian Reformed Church, in Edgerton, officiated by Pastor Scott Muilenberg. Burial will be in the Leota Community Cemetery. The Leota Burial Association & Dingmann Funeral Home are in charge of arrangements.

LaVonne Thurmer, age 95, of Worthington, formerly of Jackson, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 19th at Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington, MN. A Celebration of Life Service will be held Wednesday, April 24th, at 11:00 AM at LaCanne Family Celebration of Life Center in Jackson with Pastor Russ Steele officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Jackson. A time of visitation and gathering will be held on Wednesday, April 24th at 10:00 AM at the LaCanne Family Celebration of Life Center in Jackson. Arrangements are under the care of the LaCanne Family Celebration of Life Center in Jackson. Condolences and memories of LaVonne may be sent online to www.lacannefuneralhome.com.
 

Madden Hein, son of Alex and Kathryn Hein of Lakefield, passed away on Monday, April 15, 2024, at Sanford Children’s Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.. A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, April 20th at 11:00 a.m. at the Jackson County Central High School-Main Gymnasium in Jackson, with Pastor Shawn Ethridge officiating. The service will be livestreamed on the LaCanne Family Celebration of Life Center Facebook page. A visitation and reception will follow the service in the school cafeteria and auxiliary gymnasium. Arrangements are under the care of the LaCanne Family Celebration of Life Center in Jackson. Condolences and memories of Madden may be sent online to www.lacannefuneralhome.com.

John Loe, age 84, of Cottonwood, Minnesota, died under the care of hospice with family by his side on Monday, April 15, 2024, at his home. Funeral services are 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2024, at Living Word Lutheran Church in Marshall, Minnesota. Interment will follow at the Christ Lutheran Cemetery in Cottonwood. The public is first invited to a luncheon, held in the church basement, beginning at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23, 2024. There will be a chance to share memories at the reception. Then a visitation will be held just prior to his celebration, from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., also at the church. Arrangements are with the Hamilton Funeral Home in Marshall. Guest book, service recording, and tribute wall are available online at www.hamiltonfh.com.

Douglas Mulder, age 73 of Worthington, died Sunday, April 14, 2024, at his home. A time of fellowship will be from 3-5 pm, Sunday, April 21, at Solid Rock Assembly Church in Worthington; fellowship also a half hour prior to the service at the church on Monday. Memorial service will be 10 am Monday at Solid Rock Assembly Church, in Worthington, officiated by Pastor Scott Peterson. Burial with full military honors will be at the South Dakota Veterans Cemetery in Sioux Falls, SD. Dingmann Funeral Home & Cremation Services, in Worthington, is in charge of arrangements.

Michael Aning, age 49, of Luverne, died Monday, April 15, 2024, at his home. Visitation will be from 10 am to 1 pm Saturday, April 20, at the First Presbyterian Church in Luverne; visitation also one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Funeral will be 1 pm Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church, in Luverne, officiated by Pastor Steve Voris. Burial will be in the Maplewood Cemetery in Luverne. Dingmann Funeral Home, in Luverne, is in charge of arrangements.

Karen Ann Molitor, age 78 of Worthington, died Sunday, April 14, 2024, at South Shore Care Center. Visitation will be from 5-7 pm Wednesday April 17, at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Worthington; and also one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 am Thursday at St. Mary Catholic Church, in Worthington, officiated by Fr. Tim Biren. A private family burial will take place at a later date.

Lora Lee Timm-Knuth, 78, passed away at Gianna Homes in Minnetonka on January 13, 2024. Celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, April 20 at 11:00 a.m. at American Lutheran Church in Worthington. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Worthington. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the American Cancer Society, Sunset Hospice Cottage or charity of your choice. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Jill Paulzine, age 72, of Wilmont, died Saturday, April 13, 2024, at her home in Worthington. A time of fellowship will be from 6-7 pm, with parish prayers at 6 pm, Tuesday, April 23, at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Wilmont. Time of fellowship will also be one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday. A Memorial Mass will be 10:30 Wednesday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, in Wilmonbt, officiated by Monsignor Richard Colletti. Burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery in Wilmont. Dingmann Funeral Home & Cremation Services, in Wilmont, is in charge of arrangements.

Pauline Lutmer, age 88, of Adrian, died Friday, April 12, 2024, at the Elk Ridge Memory Care in Maplewood. Visitation will be from 4-7 pm Thursday, April 18, at St. Adrian Catholic Church in Adrian; and also one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 am Friday at St. Adrian Catholic Church officiated by Monsignor Richard Colletti. Burial will be in the St. Adrian Cemetery. Dingmann Funeral Home, in Adrian, is in charge of arrangements.

Gerald Mulder, age 92, of Worthington, died Sunday, April 07, 2024, at the Sanford Worthington Medical Center. Memorial service will be 3 pm Thursday, April 11 at the Lakeside Church, in Worthington, officiated by Pastor Wesley Kouba. A time of fellowship will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday. Committal of cremains with full military honors provided by the Worthington American Legion & VFW, will be in the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Dingmann Funeral Home & Cremation Services, in Worthington, is in charge of arrangements.
 

Lorraine Dorothy Schaap, age 97, of Worthington, died Saturday, April 6, 2024, at the Timber Hills Assistant Living in Inver Grove Height, MN. Funeral service will be 2 pm Friday, April 12, at Solid Rock Assembly Church, in Worthington, officiated by Pastor Scott Peterson. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. Burial will be at the Worthington Cemetery. Dingmann Funeral Home, in Worthington, in charge of the arrangements.

Patricia Becker, age 82 of Sibley, Iowa, died Wednesday, April 3, 2024, at the Osceola Region Hospital in Sibley. Visitation will be Sunday, April 7th from 4:00 to 6:00 PM with the family present at the Jurrens Funeral Home in Sibley. Family and friends will gather at the Jurrens Funeral Home on Monday, April 8th at 9:30 AM and then travel to the Holman Township Cemetery for burial at 10:00 AM. Memorial services will be at 11:00 AM on Monday, April 8, 2024, at First Baptist Church in Sibley, IA, with Pastor Ryan Austin officiating.

Brayan Morales Ramos, four year old son of Noe and Catalina Morales Ramos, died Monday, April 1, 2024, at the Sanford Worthington Medical Center. Visitation will begin at 5 pm Friday, April 5 and last until 10 am Saturday at the family’s home at 1200 6th Ave. #1, Worthington, MN. Funeral will take place at a later date in Guatemala. Dingmann Funeral Home, in Worthington, is assisting the family with arrangements.

John Schneiderman, age 81, of Worthington, died Monday, April 1, 2024, at the Sanford Worthington Medical Center. Visitation will be from 5:30 to 7:30 pm Thursday at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Worthington. Visitation also from 10 to 11 am Friday at the George Community Building in George, IA. Funeral will be 11 am Friday at the George Community Building, in George, IA, officiated by Benjamin Nesselhuf. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery in George, IA. Memorials in John’s memory may be directed to charities of your choosing.
 

Raymond Bernard Ebbers, age 89, of Worthington, died Sunday, March 31, 2024, at his home. Visitation will be from 4-7 pm, with a Rosary at 7 pm, Friday, April 5 at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Worthington. Visitation also one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 am Saturday at St. Mary Catholic Church, in Worthington, officiated by Fr. Tim Biren and Fr. James Callahan. Burial will be in the St. Mary Cemetery.

Garrett Meyer, age 89, passed away on Sunday, March 31, 2024, at Country View Manor in Sibley, IA. Visitation will be held on Friday, April 5, 2024, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Christian Reformed Church in Worthington, MN. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2024, at 2:00 p.m., at the Christian Reformed Church in Worthington, MN. Burial will be in the Worthington Cemetery. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Ralph Schroeder, age 86, passed away on Sunday, March 31, 2024, at his residence in New Market, MN. Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 4, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Worthington, MN and also one hour prior to the service. Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 5, 2024, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Worthington, MN. Burial will be in the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Jeffery "Jeff" Oberloh, age 62, passed away at the Sunset Hospice Cottage on Friday,  March 29, 2024. Visitation will be on Tuesday, April 2nd 2024 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at the Benson Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be on Wednesday, April 3rd 2024 at 10:30 AM at the Worthington Christian Church. Burial will be held in the Worthington Cemetery. Benson Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements. 

Cheryl Ann Griebel, age 67, of Luverne, died Friday, March 29, 2024, at the Mary Jane Brown Good Samaritan Home in Luverne. Memorial service will be Thursday, April 4, at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Luverne. A time of fellowship will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will take place at a later date.

Larry J. Nelson, age 88, of Windom, passed away on Wednesday evening, March 13th at Pineview Assisted Living in Windom. A Celebration of Life service.will be held Monday, April 8th at 11:00 AM at the First Presbyterian Church in Windom, with Jim Jorgenson officiating. The burial will be in the Hersey Cemetery in rural Brewster, Minnesota. A time of visitation and gathering will be held on April 8th from 9:00 – 11:00 AM at the First Presbyterian Church in Windom. Arrangements are under the care of the LaCanne Family Celebration of Life Center in Windom. Condolences and memories of Larry may be sent online to www.lacannefuneralhome.com.

Melvin Fuerstenberg, age 99, passed away on Monday, March 4, 2024, at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington, MN. Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2024, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN.  Private family services will be held.  Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements

Michael Leo Haberman, 68, passed away peacefully in his home in Brewster, MN on March 25, 2024. Funeral services will be held Monday, April 1, 2024 at 10:30 am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Brewster, MN, with Father Pratap Reddy Salibindla officiating. Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 31, 2024 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN and one hour prior to the service. Burial will be held in the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Brewster. In remembrance of Mike Haberman’s life, the family asks that any charitable donations be made to Moments Hospice. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements. 
 

Meri Joy Thomas, age 51, of Luverne, died Saturday, March 23, 2024 at the Avera-McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 am Tuesday, April 2 at St. Catherine Catholic Church, in Luverne, officiated by Monsignor Gerald Kosse. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday. Burial will be at St. Catherine Catholic Cemetery in Luverne. Dingmann Funeral Home, in Luverne, is in charge of arrangements.

Connie Wienrank, age 71, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2024, at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington, MN. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 26, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the American Lutheran Church in Worthington, MN and also one hour prior to the service.    Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, at 10:30 a.m., at the American Lutheran Church in Worthington, MN, with Pastor Anne M. Hokenstad officiating.  Burial will be in the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Worthington, MN. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is coordinating the arrangements.
 

Beverly Damm, age 91, passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2024, at her residence in rural Okabena. MN. Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 21, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN. Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, March 22, 2024, at 10:30 a.m., at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Heron Lake, MN, with Father Pratap Reddy Salibindla officiating.  Burial will be at a later date in the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Brewster, MN. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is coordinating the arrangements.

Leora Golda, age 86, of Montevideo, Minnesota and formerly of Heron Lake, passed away Friday, March 15, 2024 at CCM Health in Montevideo. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 23, 2024 at 11:00 AM at Heron Lake United Methodist Church in Heron Lake. Burial will follow at the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Heron Lake. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are with Wing-Bain Funeral Home of Montevideo. For online guestbook please visit www.wingbain.com

Imelda Baumgartner, age 76, died on Monday, March 11, 2024, at her residence in Brewster, MN. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 13, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington and also one hour prior to the service at the church. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2024, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Worthington, MN.  Burial will be in St. Adrian Catholic Cemetery in Adrian, MN. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements. 
 

Willis “Tom” Klucking, age 85, passed away on Monday, February 12, 2024, at his residence in Worthington, MN.  Visitation will be held on Friday, March 15, 2024, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Living Waters Covenant Church in Worthington, MN.  Memorial services will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2024, at 2:00 p.m., at Living Waters Covenant Church in Worthington, MN. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Melvin Eidsmo, age 85, of Appleton, MN, died Friday, March 8, 2024, at the Good Samaritan Society in Windom. A private family service will take place at a later date with Dingmann Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Adrian.

Mary Jean Wehr, age 81, of Worthington, died Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington. A time of fellowship will be from 4-6 pm Monday, March 11 at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Worthington. Parish Prayers will be at 6 pm Monday at the Dingmann Funeral Home, in Worthington, officiated by Fr. Tim Biren. A private family graveside service will be at a later date.
 

Gregory “Ox” Harold Johnson, age 54, of Luverne, died Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at his home. Visitation will be from 5-8 pm Saturday, March 9, at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Luverne. A private service will be at a later date.

Charles “Charlie” M. Venenga, age 82, of Worthington, died Sunday, March 3, 2024, at the Crossroads Care Center in Worthington. Funeral Mass will be 11 am on Friday, Mach 8 at St. Mary Catholic Church, in Worthington, officiated by Fr. Tim Biren. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. Burial will be in the St. Mary Cemetery in Worthington. Dingmann Funeral Home, in Worthington, is in charge of arrangements.

Dana Fletcher, age 67, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at his residence in Worthington, MN. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 6, 2024, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., followed by a memorial service at 11:00 a.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN. Burial will be held in the Sunset Rest Cemetery near Rushmore, MN. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements. 
     

Mary Jane Voehl, age 90, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at Ecumen Meadows in Worthington, MN. Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., followed by a memorial service at 11:00 a.m., at American Lutheran Church in Worthington, MN, with Pastor Anne M. Hokenstad officiating. Private family burial will be held prior to the service in the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements. 
     

David Mauch, age 63, of Adrian, died Friday, March 1, 2024, at his home. A private family service will take place at a later date with Dingmann Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Adrian.

Elijah George Casanova, age 8, of Round Lake, died Thursday, February 29, 2024, at the Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis. Visitation will be from 5-7 pm Friday, March 8, at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Worthington. A time of sharing memories will be at 7 pm Friday at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Worthington. Burial will take place at a later date.

Jean Dieter, age 97, passed away on Thursday, February 29, 2024, at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington, MN. Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2024, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 1:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN. Private family burial will be held prior to the service in the Worthington Cemetery. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements. 
 

Dorothy Graf, age 100, passed away on Monday, February 26, 2024, at the Sanford Worthington Medical Center in Worthington, MN. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 1, 2024, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., followed by a funeral service at 1:30 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN, with Pastor Jeanette McCormick officiating.  Burial will be in the Summit Lake Township Cemetery near Reading, MN. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements. 

William Henry Vortherms, age 83, of Luverne, died Monday, February 26, 2024, at the Bethany Home in Brandon, SD. A private family burial will take place at a later date with Dingmann Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Luverne.

Dolores Joyce Bohning, age 89, passed away on Saturday, February 24, 2024, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 1, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., followed by a memorial service at 11:00 a.m., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Worthington, MN, with Father Tim Biren officiating.  Burial will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Worthington, MN. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements. 

Tim Allan Ruppert, age 61, of Adrian, died Friday, February 24, 2024, at his home. Visitation will be from 3-6 pm Thursday Feb. 29, at St. Adrian Church in Adrian. Funeral will be 6 pm Thursday at St. Adrian Church in Adrian. A private family burial will take place at a later date. Dingmann Funeral Home, in Adrian, is in charge of arrangements.

Marv G. Rall, age 90, died on Sunday, February 18, 2024 at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington. Memorial services will be at 11 am on Thursday, February 22, 2024 at the American Reformed Church in Worthington with Pastor Alan Salwei officiating. Military Honors will be held immediately following services at the church. Visitation will be from 5 -7  pm on Wednesday,  February 21, 2024 at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington. Benson Funeral Home is coordinating the arrangements. 

Paul Metz, age 67, of Adrian, died Friday, February 16, 2024, at the Golden Horizons Assisted Living in Worthington. A time of fellowship will be from 5-7 pm Thursday, February 22, at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Adrian. A private family burial will take place at a later date.

Ruby Ackermann, 90, of Lakefield, died Feb. 15, 2024, at Accura Healthcare, Spirit Lake, Iowa. Visitation will be from to 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Lakefield. The service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Lakefield. Turner Jeness Funeral Home of Spirit Lake is in charge of arrangements. 

Kelly Lee Klingenberg, age 50, of Brewster, died Tuesday, February 13, 2024, at the Methodist Hospital in Rochester. Visitation will be from 4-7 pm Monday, February 19, at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Worthington; and also one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Tuesday. Funeral will be 10:30 am Tuesday at the Dingmann Funeral Home, in Worthington, officiated by Pastor Micheal Freeman & Jamie Bowen. Burial will be in the Hersey Cemetery in Brewster.

Joan Mary Winkel, age 91, of Worthington, died Tuesday, February 13, 2024, at South Shore Care Center in Worthington. Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, February 17 at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Wilmont. Funeral Mass will be 1 pm Saturday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, in Wilmont, officiated by Monsignor Richard Colletti. Burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery in Wilmont. Dingmann Funeral Home, in Wilmont, is in charge of arrangements.

 

Willie Martin, age 67, of Luverne, died Sunday, February 11, 2024, at Ava’s House Hospice in Sioux Falls, SD. A private family service will take place at a later date with Dingmann Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Luverne.

Darcy Lynn Prins, age 57, of Hardwick, died Thursday, February 8, 2024, at her home. A time of fellowship will be from 9-11 am Saturday, February 17, at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Luverne. Memorial service will be 11 am Saturday at the Dingmann Funeral Home, in Luverne, officiated by Shannon Nordstrom. A private family burial will take place at a later date.

Marilyn Meyer, age 78, passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington, MN. Visitation will be held on Friday, February 9, 2024, 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 Saturday, February 10, 2024, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Worthington, MN, with Rev. David Hahn officiating. Burial will be in the Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery near Brewster, MN. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

James Clark, age 83, passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2024, at the Good Samaritan Society in Windom, MN. Visitation will be held on Monday, February 12, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., followed by memorial services at 11:00 a.m., at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Windom, MN, with Pastor Paul Sabjan officiating. Burial will be in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Redwood Falls, MN. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Lorraine Mae (Hutt) Hoffman, 94, of Wilmont, died Saturday, February 3, 2024, at the Murray County Hospice in Slayton. Visitation will be from 5-7 pm Tuesday, February 6, at St. Kilian Catholic Church in St. Kilian; and one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 am Wednesday at St. Kilian Catholic Church, officiated by Monsignor Richard Colletti. Burial will be in the St. Kilian Cemetery. Dingmann Funeral Home, in Wilmont, is in charge of arrangements.

Richard Jandera, age 78, passed away on Thursday, February 1, 2024, at the Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 8, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., followed by funeral services at 11:00 a.m., at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Jackson, MN. Burial will be in the Good Shepherd Catholic Cemetery in Jackson, MN. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Ella Musselman, age 75, passed away on Monday, January 29, 2024, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD. Visitation will be held on Friday, February 2, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., followed by funeral services at 11:00 a.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN. Burial will be in the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.
 

Grace Anna Mejia, age 76, of Worthington, died Monday, January 29, 2024, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD. Visitation will be from 5-7 pm Friday at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Worthington; and also one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Funeral Mass will be 11 am Saturday at St. Mary Catholic Church, in Worthington, officiated by Fr. Tim Biren and Pastor Galen Smith. Burial will be in the Worthington Cemetery.

Joan McKnight, 87, of Spirit Lake, died Jan. 22, 2024, at Accura Healthcare in Milford. The service will be Saturday, Feb. 3 at 11 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Ewington Township. A graveside and lunch will follow the service. Turner Jenness Funeral Home in Spirit Lake is in charge of arrangements.

Dr. Hugo Velarde, age 85, passed away on Friday, January 19, 2024, at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington, MN.  Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., followed by memorial services at 11:00 a.m., at the Grace Community Church in Worthington, MN. Arrangements are pending at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN.

Robert “Bob” Johnson, age 75, passed away on Monday, January 22, 2024, at his residence in Jackson, MN. Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 27, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., followed by memorial services at 11:00 a.m., at the Jackson United Methodist Church in Jackson, MN, with Pastor Russ Steele officiating. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.
 

Richard Voss, 79, of Lakefield, died Jan. 23, 2024, at Sunset Cottage in Worthington. The service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 27 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Sioux Valley. An Open Casket Viewing will be held from 9:30-11:00 AM on Saturday at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Sioux Valley. Burial will be in Sioux Valley Cemetery. Turner Jennes Funeral Home of Lake Park is in charge of arrangements.

Gail Marie Bogie, age 69, passed away on Sunday, January 21, 2024, at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington, MN. Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 25, 2024, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Worthington Christian Church in Worthington, MN.  Memorial services will be held on Friday, January 26, 2024, at 11:00 a.m., at the Worthington Christian Church in Worthington, MN, with Pastor Doug White officiating. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN is in charge of the arrangements.

David Ackerman, 93, of Lakefield, died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2024 at Accura Healthcare in Spirit Lake. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 22, 2024 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Lakefield. The service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 22, 2024 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Lakefield. Burial will be in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Lakefield. Turner Jenness Funeral Home of Spirit Lake is in charge of arrangements.

John “Ode” David Smith, age 70, of Sioux Falls, SD, formerly of Luverne, died Tuesday, January 16, suddenly at his home. A time of fellowship will be 4-6 pm Tuesday, January 23 at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Luverne. Memorial service will be at 6 pm Tuesday at the Dingmann Funeral Home, in Luverne, officiated by Pastor Kirk Flaa. Burial will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

Donald Erick Dirks, age 92, of Worthington, died Tuesday, January 16, 2024, at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington. Funeral service will be 2 pm Friday, January 19 at the Dingmann Funeral Home, in Worthington, officiated by Pastor Scott Deuel. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home of Friday. Burial will be in the Worthington Cemetery.
 

Louisa DeBoer, age 85, of Leota, died Tuesday, January 16, 2024, at the Pleasant Acres Care Center in Hull, IA. Funeral service will be 11 am Friday, January 19 at the Bethel Reformed Church in Leota. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. Dingmann Funeral Home & the Leota Burial Association are in charge of arrangements.
 

Dennis Lee Echternach, age 72, of Round Lake, died peacefully at his home on Saturday, January 13, 2024. A celebration of life will be at 6 pm on Saturday, February 24th at the Worthington Eagles Club. Dingmann Funeral Home & Cremation Services, in Worthington, is in charge of arrangements.

Roylyn “Roy” Schoon, 80 of Slayton, MN passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2024, at Our House Hospice Home in Slayton. Memorial services will be on Tuesday, January 23, 2024, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Columba Church in Iona. Visitation will on Monday, January 22, 2024, at the church in Iona from 4-6 p.m. also one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at St. Ann’s Cemetery in Slayton, MN.  Totzke Funeral Home of Slayton is entrusted with arrangements. In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to Hospice of Murray County or Hearts and Hands of Murray County. To view online obituary and send condolences visit totzkefuneralhome.com

Dennis Sankey, 64, of Wilmont, MN passed away at his home on Sunday, January 14, 2024. Funeral services will be on Thursday, January 18, 2024, at 10:30 a.m. at the Totzke Funeral Home in Slayton. Visitation will be on Wednesday, January 17, 2024, at the Totzke Funeral Home in Slayton from 4-6 p.m. and one hour prior to the services at the funeral home on Thursday. Interment is at the Wilmont City Cemetery in Wilmont, MN. To view online obituary and send condolences visit totzkefuneralhome.com.

Russell Christians, age 99, passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2024, at his residence in Worthington, MN. Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2024, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., followed by funeral services at 11:00 a.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN.  Burial will be in the Pleasantview Cemetery in Little Rock, IA. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Sioux Falls Humane Society or the Worthington VFW. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN is in charge of the arrangements.

Nick Olsem, 77, of rural Dundee, MN passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2024 at the Cross Roads Care Center in Worthington MN.. Funeral services will be 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 6, 2024 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Westbrook. MN. Visitation will be Saturday from 9:30 to 11:00 AM at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Westbrook. Burial will be at Westbrook Cemetery in Westbrook. The Totzke Funeral Home in Fulda is assisting the family with arrangements.  

John “Red” Coddington, age 83, passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2024, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. Visitation will be held on Saturday, January 6, 2024, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Frank Hanbury, age 85, passed away on Saturday, December 30, 2023, at the Crossroads Care Center in Worthington, MN. Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 4, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., followed by funeral services at 6:00 p.m., at the American Lutheran Church in Worthington, MN. Burial will be at a later date in the Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Grand Forks, ND. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Joseph A. Kellen, age 82 of Adrian, died Friday, December 29, 2023, at the Parkview Manor Nursing Home in Ellsworth, MN. Visitation will be from 4-7 pm Thursday, January 4, at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Adrian; visitation also from 9:30 to 10:15 am Friday at the funeral home. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 am Friday at St. Adrian Catholic Church, in Adrian, officiated by Monsignor Richard Colletti. Burial will be in the St. Adrian Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Mission Honduras, LeMars or the Parkview Manor Nursing Home in Ellsworth.

Mathilda Pearson, age 98, of Worthington, died Thursday, December 28, 2023, at the Country Living Cottages in Adrian. Arrangements are pending with Dingmann Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Worthington.

Bryan Lund, 68, of Fulda, MN, passed away on Monday, December 25, 2023 at his home in rural Fulda. Funeral services will be 1:00 PM on Monday, January 1, 2024 at the Fulda High School in Fulda. MN. Visitation will be from 3-5 PM Sunday, December 31, 2023 at the Fulda High School and one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday. The Totzke Funeral Home in Fulda is assisting the family with arrangements.  

Lela Brunk Haller, age 99, passed away on Monday, December 25, 2023, at her residence in Worthington, MN. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 3, 2024, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., followed by funeral services at 10:30 a.m., at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Worthington, MN. Burial will be held on Thursday, January 4, 2024, in the Oakwood Cemetery in Red Wing, MN. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements. 

Joanne Krumm, age 86, passed away on Sunday, December 17, 2023, at her residence in Worthington, MN. Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 4, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., with a rosary at 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 5, 2024, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Worthington, MN, with Father Tim Biren officiating. A second visitation will be held on Saturday, January 6, 2024, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., followed by funeral service at 11:00 a.m., at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mobridge, SD, with Father Michael Griffin officiating. Burial will be in the Trail City Cemetery, in Trail City, SD. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Arthea Raak, age 90, of Worthington, died Wednesday, December 20, 2023 at the Ecumen Meadows in Worthington. Visitation will be 5-7 pm Wednesday, December 27 at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Worthington; and also one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday. Funeral will be 10:30 am Thursday at the American Reformed Church, in Worthington, officiated by Pastors Alan Salwei & Lorna Lavitt. Burial will be in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Worthington.
 

Adeline Boelman, age 100, of Ellsworth, died Tuesday, December 19, 2023, in Torrington, CT. Visitation will be from 4-6 pm Friday, Dec. 29 at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Luverne; and also one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Funeral will be 10:30 am Saturday at the Zion Presbyterian Church in Ellsworth. Burial will be at the Grand Prairie Cemetery in Ellsworth.

Eva Marie Heidebrink, age 73, passed away on Monday, December 18, 2023, at Parkview Manor in Ellsworth, MN. Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 28, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., followed by memorial services at 11:00 a.m., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Worthington, MN, with Father Tim Biren officiating. Burial will be held in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Worthington, MN. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements. 

Mary Lund, 92 of Luverne, MN passed away at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne, MN on Friday, December 15, 2023. Funeral services will be on Monday, December 18, 2023, at the Totzke Funeral Home in Slayton at 10:30 a.m. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the funeral home on Monday. Interment is at Slayton Memorial Gardens, Slayton, MN. To view online obituary and send condolences visit totzkefuneralhome.com

James “Jim” Vellema, age 75, of Windom, passed away on Thursday, December 14th, surrounded by family at his home in Windom, Minnesota. A Celebration of Life Service will be held Friday, December 22nd at 1:00 PM at The Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Windom, with Pastor Paul Sajban officiating. Burial will be at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Windom.  Military honors will be provided by American Legion Post #206 of Windom. A time of visitation and gathering will be held on Thursday, December 21st from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at LaCanne Family Celebration of Life Center in Windom. Visitation will continue on Friday for one hour prior to the service at the church in Windom. Arrangements are under the care of LaCanne Family Celebration of Life Center in Windom. Condolences and memories of Jim may be sent online to www.lacannefuneralhome.com..

Douglas Frank Bullerman, age 72, of Adrian, died Friday, December 15, 2023, at his home. Visitation will be from 2-5 pm Sunday December 17 at St. Adrian Church in Adrian; and also one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday. Funeral service will be 10:30 am Monday at St. Adrian Church, in Adrian, officiated by Pastor Scott Peterson. Burial with full military honors provided by the Adrian American Legion will be in the St. Adrian Cemetery. Dingman Funeral Home, in Adrian, is in charge of arrangements.
 

Arlene Joens, age 94, passed away on Thursday, December 14, 2023, at her residence in Worthington, MN. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 20, 2023, from 4:00 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. Memorial services will be held on Thursday, December 21, 2023, at 10:30 a.m., at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Worthington, MN, with Pastor Galen Smith officiating. Burial will be held in the Wilmont Cemetery. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Shelby Gronewold, age 48, passed away on Tuesday, December 12, 2023, at his residence in Marshall, MN. Visitation will be held on Monday, December 18, 2023, from 5:00 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. 
 

Cornie Wolterstorff, age 93, passed away at his home in Ocheyedan IA, on December 10, 2023.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 14, 2023, from 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm at the First Baptist Church in Sibley, IA. Family burial will be held in the Ocheyedan Township Cemetery.

Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of arrangements.

Christopher German, age 52, of Lismore, died Saturday, December 9, 2023, at his home. A private service will take place at a later date with Dingmann Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Adrian.
 

Debra Rogers-Stough, age 73, passed away on Monday, December 4, 2023, at Sanford Hospice in Luverne, MN.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 6, 2023, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN.  Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 7, 2023, at 10:30 a.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN.  Burial will be in the Summit Lake Cemetery near Reading. MN. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Dorothy Jane Koehn, age 90, passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2023, at Sibley Specialty Care in Sibley, IA.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 7, 2023, from 9:30 am to 11:00 am, followed by the memorial service at 11:00 am at the American Lutheran Church in Worthington, MN, with Pastor Anne M. Hokenstad and Pastor Jeremy Hallquist officiating.  Family burial will take place at the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Worthington, MN. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Carol A. Scherff, age 75 of Worthington, died on Friday, December 1, 2023 at Sanford Luverne Hospice. Memorial services will be Saturday. December 9, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Worthington with Pastor Galen Smith officiating. Family graveside services will be at Worthington Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. at the church. Benson Funeral Home is coordinating arrangements.

Marlene A. Bullerman, age 87, of Adrian, Minnesota, joined her family in heaven on Thursday, November 30, 2023 while at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Visitation will be Sunday, December 3, from 4:00 – 8:00 PM, with a prayer service at 3:30 PM, at St. Adrian Catholic Church in Adrian. Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, December 4, at 10:30 AM, with visitation beginning at 9:30 AM, all at the church. Burial will follow at St. Adrian Cemetery in Adrian. Arrangements are under the care of Hartquist Funeral Home. To view Marlene’s life tribute video or sign an online registry, please visit www.hartquistfuneral.com.

Dr. David Allen Reeves, age 59, of Worthington, died Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at the Sanford Worthington Medical Center. A time of fellowship will be from 4-7 pm Friday, Dec. 1, at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Worthington; and also one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Saturday. Memorial service will be 10:30 am Saturday at the Dingmann Funeral Home, in Worthington, officiated by Fr. James Callahan. Military honors will be provided by the Worthington American Legion & VFW.

Kathleen Louise Smith, age 76, of Wilmont, died Sunday, November 26, 2023, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD. Visitation will be from 4-7 pm Thursday November 30 at the Solid Rock Assembly Church in Worthington; visitation also from 9:15 to 10:15 am Friday at the church. Funeral will be 10:30 am Friday at the Solid Rock Assembly Church, in Worthington, officiated by Pastor Deb Klaassen. Burial will be in the Wilmont Cemetery. Dingmann Funeral Home, in Wilmont, is in charge of arrangements.

Eleanor Glawe, 87, of Slayton, MN passed away at the Murray County Medical Center in Slayton on Monday, November 20, 2023.  Memorial services will be on Saturday, November 25, 2023, at the United Methodist Church in Slayton, MN at 10:30 a.m.  Interment is at Slayton Memorial Gardens in Slayton. Visitation will be on hour prior to the services at the church on Saturday.  Totzke Funeral Home of Slayton is entrusted with arrangements.

Jenine Bixby, age 63, passed away on Sunday, November 19, 2023, at Sanford Worthington Medical Center in Worthington, MN.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 29, 2023, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN.  Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 30, 2023, at 11:00 a.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN.  Burial will be in the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Rick “Ricky” Elsing, age 65, of Adrian, died Friday, November 17, 2023, at the Sanford Luverne Medical Center. Visitation will be Tuesday, Nov. 21 from 4-7 pm at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Adrian; visitation also one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Wednesday. Funeral will be 10 am Wednesday at the Dingmann Funeral Home, in Adrian, officiated by Pastor Bruce Branson. A private burial will take place at a later date.

Arlene M. Rall, age 87 of Worthington, died on Friday, November 17, 2023 at the South Shore Care Center in Worthington. Memorial services will be at 1 pm on Tuesday, November 21, 2023 at the Benson Funeral Home Chapel.   Visitation will be from 11 am to 1 pm on Tuesday, November  21, 2023 at Benson Funeral Home. Benson Funeral Home is coordinating the arrangements.

Edwin Lee Munkel, age 67, of Rushmore, died Friday, November 17, 2023, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD.  A time of fellowship will be Tuesday, Nov. 21 from 4-7 pm at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Worthington. A private family funeral & burial will take place at a later date.
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Larry Preuss, age 81, passed away on Friday, November 3, 2023, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD. Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 9, 2023, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., followed by a Celebration of Life service at 6:00 p.m., at Solid Rock Church in Worthington, MN, with Pastor Scott Peterson officiating. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is coordinating the arrangements.
 

Barbara Jo Waage, age 68, of Worthington, died Saturday, November 4, 2023, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD. A memorial service will be 2 pm Thursday, November 9 at the First Lutheran Church, in Worthington, officiated by Pastor Jeanette McCormick. A time of fellowship will be from 12:30 to 2:00 PM Thursday at the church. A private burial will take place at a later date. Dingmann Funeral Home & Cremation Services, in Worthington, is in charge of arrangements.
 

David “Smitty” Smedsrud, age 77, of Luverne, died Wednesday, November 1, 2023, at his home in Luverne. A gathering of friends and family will be from 4-7pm Tuesday, November 7, 2023, at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Luverne. A private burial of cremains will be at a later date.

Henry Mess, age 74, of Rushmore, died Thursday, November 2, 2023, at the Select Specialty Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral will be 11 am Friday, November 10 at the First United Methodist Church, in Worthington, officiated by Pastor Daren Flinck. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. Burial will be at 1:30 pm Friday at the Adrian Cemetery. Dingmann Funeral Home, in Worthington, is in charge of arrangements.

George “Butch” Mathias, age 91, of Heron Lake, passed away peacefully, at the age of 91 years, under hospice care, with his family at his side, on Wednesday, November 1st, at Ava’s House in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, November 7th at 10:30 AM at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Heron Lake, with Father Pratap officiating. Burial will follow in the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by the Sievert-Peterson American Legion Post #608 of Okabena. A time of visitation and gathering will be held on Monday, November 6th from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Heron Lake.  Visitation will continue Tuesday for one hour prior to the service at the church in Heron Lake. Arrangements are under the care of LaCanne Family Celebration of Life Center in Windom. Condolences and memories of George may be sent online to www.lacannefuneralhome.com.

Margaret Ann Bowman, age 100, died Monday, October 30, 2023, at Pioneer Care Center in Fergus Falls. A private family service will take place at a later date at Dingmann Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Luverne.

Kathryn Beers, age 98, of Worthington, MN, passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 2023, at the South Shore Care Center in Worthington, MN. Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2023, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., followed by funeral services at 10:30 a.m., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Worthington, MN, with Father Tim Biren officiating.  Burial will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Worthington, MN. Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is coordinating the arrangements.

Patricia Ann Kafka, age 92, of Worthington, died Thursday, November 2, 2023, at her home. A private family service will take place at a later date with Dingmann Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Worthington.

Mark S. Hansmann, age 56, of George passed away on Thursday, October 26 in the comfort of his home. A Celebration of Life will be held at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, November 1st, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in George with Pastor Matt Polsdofer, visitation to follow from 5:30-7:00 PM. Private family burial will be held at a later date. Obituary can be found at the following link: https://www.iowacremation.com/obituary/2023/Oct/Mark-Steven-Hansmann

Lois M. Haberman, age 91 of rural Brewster, MN died on Saturday, October 28, 2023 at her residence. Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 am on Thursday, November 2, 2023 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Brewster. Burial will be at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 pm on Wednesday, November 1, 2023 at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington.  Visitation will also be one hour prior to service on Thursday at the church. Benson Funeral Home is coordinating the arrangements.

Ronald Gene Bruhn, age 72 of Hardwick, MN died October 26, 2023 at the Sanford Luverne Hospice Cottage. Memorial service will be 2 pm Saturday, November 4 at the Dingmann Funeral Home, in Luverne, officiated by Pastor Laura Borman. A time of fellowship will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Saturday. Burial of cremains will take place at a later date.

Edwin Lubben, age 91, of Leota, died Wednesday, October 25, 2023, at the Edgebrook Care Center in Edgerton Visitation will be from 1:30 to 4:30 pm Sunday, October 29 at the Ebenezer Christian Reformed Church in Leota. Funeral will be 10:30 am Tuesday at the Ebenezer Christian Reformed Church in Leota. Burial with full military honors will be in the Leota Community Cemetery. Dingmann Funeral Home & The Leota Burial Association are in charge of arrangements.

Gordon Wayne Mouw, age 81, of Leota, died Tuesday, October 24, 2023, at the Avera McKennon Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral will be 11 am Monday, October 30 at the Ebenezer Christian Reformed Church in Leota. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday. Burial will be in the Leota Community Cemetery. Dingmann Funeral Home and the Leota Burial Association are in charge of arrangements.

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