West Central Tribune Obituaries
Elvern Braaten, 85, of Willmar. Service pending. Harvey Anderson Funeral Home, Willmar. Lori B. Meyer Conde, 46, of Eau Claire, Wis., formerly of Glenwood. Service 10 a.m. today, Church of the Sacred Heart, Glenwood. Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home, Glenwood. Loretta M. Fangmann, 97, of Redwood Falls. Service 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, St. Catherine's Catholic Church, Redwood Falls. Nelson-Martin Funeral Home, Redwood Falls. Theodora Fossen, 88, of Madison. Service 2 p.m. Wednesday, Faith Lutheran Church, Madison. Zahrbock Funeral Chapel, Madison. Wallace R.
Loretta M. Fangmann Jan. 3, 1911 - Aug. 21, 2008 REDWOOD FALLS -- Loretta Mary Fangmann, 97, of Redwood Falls died Thursday at Sunwood Good Samaritan Care Center. The service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Catherine's Catholic Church in Redwood Falls. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be one hour before the service Tuesday at the church. Arrangements are by Nelson-Martin Funeral Service of Redwood Falls. She was born Jan. 3, 1911, in Seldon, Kan., to Henry and Mary (Schlichte) Fangmann. The family moved to Templeton, Iowa, and later to Sublimity, Ore.
Wallace R. Hansen Jan. 4, 1934 - Aug. 20, 2008 NICOLLET -- Wallace Robert "Wally" Hansen, 74, of Nicollet, formerly of New London, died Wednesday at the Benedictine Living Community in St. Peter. The service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Nicollet. Burial will be in the church cemetery with full military honors by the New Ulm Area Comrades of Valor Honor Guard. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home in Nicollet and one hour prior to the service Monday at the church. He was born Jan.
George H. Ryman Jan. 21, 1926 - Aug. 20, 2008 MONTEVIDEO -- George Harlan Ryman, 82, formerly of Montevideo, died Wednesday at North Memorial Hospital in Minneapolis as the result of injuries suffered in an automobile accident near Chisago. The service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Montevideo. Burial with military honors will be at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Monday at the church. Arrangements are by Wing-Bain Funeral Home of Montevideo. He was born Jan.
Troy R. Stenmark July 24, 1962 - Aug. 20, 2008 LITCHFIELD -- Troy R. Stenmark, 46, of Litchfield, died Wednesday at Birchwood House in Hutchinson. Private services were held at Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home in Litchfield. Burial was in Ripley Cemetery in Litchfield. He was born July 24, 1962, in Park Ridge, Ill., to Larry and Karen Stenmark. He is survived by his parents of Dassel; one brother: Kyle (and Kim) Stenmark of Litchfield; and one sister: Becky Jo (and Dan) Schmit of Hutchinson.
Lucille E. Nerstad Jan. 22, 1917 - Aug. 20, 2008 SVEA -- Lucille Elizabeth Nerstad, 91, of Elk River, formerly of Willmar, died Wednesday. The service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Svea Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Svea Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are by Dare's Funeral Service in Elk River. She was born Jan. 22, 1917, in Willmar to Oscar and Ida (Anderson) Johnson. She graduated from Willmar High School in 1934 and earned her teaching degree from St.
Leona C. Mehr Dec. 25, 1920 - Aug. 22, 2008 PAYNESVILLE -- Leona C. Mehr, 87, of Paynesville died Friday at Mother of Mercy Nursing Home in Albany. The service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Louis Catholic Church in Paynesville. Burial will be in St. Martin's Parish Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Daniel-Anderson Funeral Home in Paynesville, with parish prayers at 8 p.m., and one hour prior to the service Monday at the church. She was born Dec. 25, 1920, in Spring Hill to Joseph and Catherine (Nietfield) Miller. She married John M. Mehr on Nov.
Marjorie A. Olson Nov. 16, 1937 - Aug. 19, 2008 LITCHFIELD -- Marjorie Ann Olson, 70, of Litchfield, died Tuesday at Paynesville Area Hospital. The service will be at 1 p.m. Sept. 4 at Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home in Litchfield. Burial will be in Ripley Cemetery. She was born Nov. 16, 1937, in Litchfield to Roy and Margaret (Gray) Olson. She grew up northwest of Litchfield in Harvey Township. She worked at Jennie-O in Litchfield and Golden Plump in Cold Spring.
Clara E. Nelson June 13, 1908 - Aug. 21, 2008 GLENWOOD -- Clara Emelie Nelson, 100, of Glenwood, died Thursday at Glenwood Retirement Village The service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at All Saints Chapel in Glenwood Retirement Village. Inurnment will be at a later date in Kirkebo Lutheran Cemetery in Perley. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home in Glenwood and one hour prior to the service Tuesday at the chapel. She was born June 13, 1908, near Perley to Christian and Anna (Nordvie) Hansen.
Omissions and Corrections: Lori B. Meyer Conde Among Lori Meyer Conde's survivors is her boyfriend, Tim Greene. His name was misspelled the obituary published in the Aug. 22 edition.