Our Obituaries

Nile D. Heilman

November 9, 1937 - November 5, 2013

Funeral Services for Nile Dugan Heilman, of Albert Lea will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at First Lutheran Church, Albert Lea. The Reverend Al Stoa will officiate. Interment will be in Lakewood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. –7:00 p.m. on Friday at Bonnerup Funeral Service, Albert Lea, and one hour before services at the church. Nile died on Tuesday,...
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Justine G. Willmert

June 2, 1934 - November 2, 2013

A Celebration of Life Service for Justine G. Willmert, of Albert Lea, will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at St. John's Lutheran Home Chapel, Albert Lea, Minnesota. Reverend Joel Vano will officiate. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. Friends may visit with family one hour before services at St. John's Lutheran Chapel. Justine passed away on Saturday, November 2, 2013...
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Gene Hamberg

August 18, 1932 - October 27, 2013

The funeral service for Gene M Hamberg of Albert Lea will be held at 11 AM on Thursday October 31, 2013 at Oakland Lutheran Church. Pastor Matt Williams will officiate. Interment will be in the Oakland Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation from 4:30 to 7:30 on Wednesday at Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea, as well as one hour prior to the service at church. Gene Hamberg died surrounded by his...
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Douglas R. Herr

August 31, 1966 - October 25, 2013

Memorial services for Douglas Ronald Herr, 47, of Albert Lea will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, November 2, at Grace Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. The Rev. Andrea J. Myers will officiate. Interment will be in Concordia Pickerel Lake Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Bonnerup Funeral Service, Albert Lea and one hour prior to the service. Douglas Ronald Herr died on Friday, Oct....
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Jeanie Godtland

December 25, 1933 - October 24, 2013

Funeral services for Jean P. Jeanie Godtland will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at Grace Lutheran Church, Albert Lea, with Pastors Todd Walsh and Andrea Myers officiating. Friends may call from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 29 at Bonnerup Funeral Home, Albert Lea, and at the church an hour prior to services. Interment will be at Hillcrest Cemetery, Albert Lea. Jean P. ...
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Francis Earl Gulbertson

May 23, 1932 - October 23, 2013

Memorial services for Francis Earl Gulbertson of Albert Lea, MN, will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, October 26, 2013 at Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea. Pastor Richard Spande will officiate. Visitation will be held Friday evening from 5 until 7 PM and one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. Francis died on Wednesday morning at the Three Fingers Campground in...
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Irma C. Steele

December 7, 1913 - October 23, 2013

Funeral Services for Irma C. Steele, of Albert Lea, will be at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at Mansfield Lutheran Church. The Reverend Donald Rose will officiate. Interment will be in Mansfield Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 P.M. on Friday at Bonnerup Funeral Service, Albert Lea, and one hour before the service at the church. Irma died on Wednesday, October...
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Irene Myre

April 4, 1920 - October 21, 2013

Funeral Services for Irene A. Myre, of Albert Lea, will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, October 25, 2013 at First Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. The Reverend John Holt will officiate. Interment will be in Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Bonnerup Funeral Service is assisting the family. Irene died on Monday, October 21, 2013 at Thorne Crest...
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Milo Carroll

October 14, 2013 - October 14, 2013

The funeral service for Milo "Bud" Carroll will be held on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 1PM at First Lutheran Church in Ellendale. The Reverend Richard Sliper will officiate. Interment will be in the First Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation from 4-7 PM on Tuesday at CHURCH, as well as one hour prior to the service on Wednesday. Bud passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2013 at the age of 87 at...
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Jesse R. Jimenez

August 29, 1935 - October 8, 2013

Memorial Services for Jesse R. Jimenez will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Monday, October 14, at Church of St. Theodore, Albert Lea. Father Timothy Reker and Deacon Mike Ellis will officiate. Military Honors will be accorded by Albert Lea Veteran's Organizations. Private interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Rochester, MN. Visitation will be from 3:00 – 7:00 P.M. on Sunday at Bonnerup...
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Richard E. Jensen

November 21, 1930 - October 7, 2013

The memorial service for Richard "Dick" E. Jensen will be held at 10 AM on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. Pastor Curtis Zieske will officiate. Interment will be held at a later date. Visitation one hour prior to the service at church. Richard E. Jensen passed away on Monday, October 7, 2013 at his home in Glenville. He was 82 years old. Richard was born on...
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Delores M. Sherburne

August 15, 1930 - October 7, 2013

The funeral service for Delores Mae Sherburne will be held on Thursday October 10, 2013 at 11 AM at St Theodore Catholic Church in Albert Lea. Reverend Timothy T Reker and Deacon Mike Ellis will officiate. Interment will be at St Theodore Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday October 9 from 5-7 Wednesday at Bonnerup Funeral Service with a private family Rosary at 4:40 p.m. ...
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Shirley Ann Hegwood

February 14, 1931 - October 5, 2013

Shirley Ann Hegwood of Albert Lea, MN, died Saturday, October 5, 2013 at the Regions Medical Center in St Paul. Friends may greet the family Thursday evening from 4 until 7 PM at the Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea. Shirley was born February 14, 1931 in St Cloud, MN, the daughter of Lyle and Lucille (Atman) Baker. She was a graduate of Park Rapids High School and on January 30, 1951 was...
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Donald LuVern Bartsch

August 18, 1927 - October 3, 2013

Memorial services for Donald LuVern Bartsch of Geneva, MN, will be held at 2:00 PM Monday, October 7, 2013 at the Community Lutheran Church of Geneva. Pastor Gerald Giese and Pastor Richard Spande will officiate. Visitation will be held from 3 until 6 PM at the Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea and one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in the Geneva Cemetery....
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Robert Knapp

March 29, 1936 - October 2, 2013

Funeral Services for Robert Knapp will be held 2:00 PM on Monday, October 7, 2013 at the St. John's Lutheran Home Chapel, in Albert Lea. Chaplain Jeff Laeger-Hagemeister will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at 12:00 PM, Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at Oak Knoll Cemetery, Princeton, MN. Robert J. "Bonneville Bob" Knapp died unexpectedly in his sleep...
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Robert Johnson

November 11, 1930 - October 1, 2013

Memorial services for Robert J. "Red" Johnson Sr. of Albert Lea will be held at 1:30 PM on Friday, October 4, 2013 at Ascension Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. The Reverend Mark Boorsma will officiate. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. Military Honors will be accorded by Albert Lea Veteran's Organizations. Visitation will be from 5-7 on Thursday at Bonnerup Funeral Service, Albert Lea. ...
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Lillian Dudley

November 22, 1922 - September 30, 2013

Funeral services for Lillian Dudley, 90, of Albert Lea, will be held at 10:30 AM, Friday, October 4, 2013 at First Lutheran Church, Albert Lea, MN. Pastor John Holt will officiate. Interment will be at Hillcrest cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 – 7 PM on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at Bonnerup Funeral Service, Albert Lea location, and again one hour prior to the service at the church. ...
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Leone T. Peterson

January 8, 1928 - September 28, 2013

Funeral Services for Leone Peterson, of Otisco, MN, will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, October 4, 2013 at St. Peter Lutheran Church, Otisco. Pastor Scott Williams will officiate. Interment will be in St. Peter's Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Friedrich Funeral Home, New Richland is assisting the family with arrangements. Leone died on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at St. Mary's...
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Vernon Folven

February 28, 1931 - September 26, 2013

Funeral services for Vernon Dale Folven will be held at 10 AM on Saturday October 5, 2013 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Kiester, MN. Pastor Dani Jo Ninke and Pastor Norman Bauer will officiate. Visitation from 4 to 7 on Friday at Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea, as well as one hour prior to the service at church. Vernon Folven passed away on Thursday September 26, 2013 at Good...
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Vivian J. Roesler

June 13, 1921 - September 25, 2013

Funeral services for Vivian J. Roesler, 92, of New Richland, will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at Vista Evangelical Covenant Church, New Richland. The Reverend Steve Thompson will officiate. Interment will be in Vista Covenant Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour before services at the church. Friedrich Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Vivian died on...
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Mary Lee Peterson

August 3, 1948 - September 25, 2013

A Celebration of Life for Mary Lee Peterson, of Albert Lea, will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, September 28 , 2013 at Ascension Lutheran Church. The Reverend Mark Boorsma and Reverend Leslie Neist will officiate. Interment will be in Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M. on Friday at Bonnerup Funeral Service, Albert Lea, and one hour before the service at the...
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Tague W. Ferguson

October 9, 1969 - September 24, 2013

Funeral services for Tague W. Ferguson of Cache, OK, will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at the Grace Lutheran Church in Albert Lea, MN. Pastor Todd Walsh will officiate. Visitation will be held Tuesday evening from 4 until 8 PM at the Bonnerup Funeral Service and one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in St Theodore Cemetery, Albert Lea, MN. Military...
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Orrie Jirele

May 14, 1940 - September 21, 2013

Funeral services for Orrie Jirele of Albert Lea, MN, will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, September 26, 2013 at St Theodore Catholic Church in Albert Lea, MN. Father Timothy T. Reker and Deacon Mike Ellis will officiate. Visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 4 until 7 PM at the Bonnerup Funeral Service and one hour prior to the service at the church. Private Interment will be in St...
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Beatrice Olson

January 21, 1919 - September 21, 2013

The funeral service for Beatrice Olson will be held at 1PM on Tuesday, October 1 at First Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. Pastor Al Stoa will officiate. Interment will be in Lakewood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7 on Monday at Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea. Beatrice Olson passed away on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at St John's Lutheran Home. She was 94 years old. Beatrice was born...
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Ray G. McMullin

June 12, 1926 - September 16, 2013

Memorial services for Ray G. McMullin of Albert Lea, MN, will be held a t 11:00 AM Thursday, September 19, 2013 at the First Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. Pastor John Holt will officiate. Visitation will be held from 9:30 until 11:00 at the church on Thursday. Private interment will be held at a later date. Military honors will be accorded by the Albert Lea Area Veterans Groups. Ray was born in...
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Steven B. Dulitz

May 1, 1943 - September 16, 2013

Funeral Services for Steven B. Dulitz, of Albert Lea, MN, will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, September 19, 2013 at Central Freeborn Lutheran Church, rural Albert Lea. The Reverend Matthew Griggs will officiate. Interment will be in Central Freeborn Lutheran Cemetery. Military Honors will be accorded by Albert Lea Veteran's Organizations. Visitation will be from 4:00 P.M. – 7:00 P...
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Lorretta Anderson

April 25, 1921 - September 12, 2013

Funeral services for Lorretta M. Anderson, of Macomb, Illinois, will be at 10:30 AM Saturday Sept. 21, 2013 at the LeSueur River Lutheran Church in New Richland, MN. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Pastor Brian Gegel is officiating. Burial will take place at LeSueur Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to LeSueur River Lutheran Church or Pontoppidan Lutheran...
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Eleanor Carlsgaard

February 26, 1938 - September 12, 2013

Funeral services for Eleanor T. Carlsgaard will be held at 10:30 AM on Monday, September 16, 2013 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Myrtle. The Rev. Ron Myers will officiate. Visitation will be on Sunday from 4-6 at the Bonnerup Funeral Service, Albert Lea location, and again one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery, Glenville, following the service....
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Robert N. Perreault

December 18, 1924 - September 11, 2013

Memorial services for Robert N. Perreault of Albert Lea, MN will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at St Theodore Catholic Church in Albert Lea. Father Timothy T. Reker and Deacon Mike Ellis will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in St Theodore Catholic Cemetery. Military honors will be accorded by the Albert Lea Area...
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Richard Lehto

October 11, 1942 - September 4, 2013

Funeral services for Richard E. Lehto will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at the Bonnerup Funeral Service Chapel, Albert Lea location. Father Timothy Reker and Deacon Mike Ellis will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Military honors will be accorded by Albert Lea Veteran's Organizations. Richard Lehto passed away at...
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Michael Lewis

April 23, 1963 - September 1, 2013

The memorial service for Michael Lewis will be held at Bonnerup Funeral Service on Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 10 AM, with a visitation one hour prior. Michael was born in Santa Rosa, CA on April 23, 1963 to Jesse W. Lewis and Margaret Ann (Miller) Lewis. Michael lived with his parents for 3 years in Montero, Bolivia, returning to the US in 1972. He graduated from Jefferson High School in...
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James Stripe

November 23, 1958 - August 29, 2013

Funeral services for James D. Stripe of Albert Lea, MN, will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at the Grace Lutheran Church of Albert Lea. Pastor Andrea Myers will officiate. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 4 until 8 PM at the Bonnerup Funeral Service and one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in Lakewood Cemetery Albert Lea. James died Thursday...
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Elaine Therese Shannon

March 27, 1929 - August 28, 2013

Funeral Service for Elaine Therese Shannon will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, August 30, 2013 at St. Theodore Catholic Church. Father TimothyT. Reker, Father Jerome Verdick and Deacon Mike Ellis will officiate. Visitation will be one hour before service at the church. Interment will be in St. Theodore Catholic Cemetery. Elaine died on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at Mayo Health Systems in Albert Lea....
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Sheila K. Walk

July 13, 1941 - August 26, 2013

The funeral service for Sheila K. Walk will be at 11 AM Friday, August 30 at Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea. Interment will be in Graceland Cemetery. Visitation from 4-7 Thursday at Bonnerup Funeral Service, as well as one hour prior to the service. Sheila Walk passed away on Monday August 26, 2013 at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea. She was 72 years old. Sheila was born on July...
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Vincent Dudley

September 2, 1924 - August 26, 2013

Funeral services for Vincent J. Dudley will be held on Friday, August 30, 2013 at 10:30 A.M. at St. Theodore Catholic Church, Albert Lea. Father Timothy Reker and Deacon Mike Ellis will officiate. Visitation will be held Thursday, August 29, from 4 – 7 P.M. at the Bonnerup Funeral Service, Albert Lea location and again one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at...
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Walter Lenze

August 6, 1924 - August 26, 2013

The memorial service for Walter "Waldo" Irvin Lenze Sr will be held at 11am on Wednesday at the Salvation Army. Visitation will be one hour prior. Walter Lenze received his wings on August 23, 2013 at the Good Samaritan Society in Albert Lea. He was 89 years old. Walter was born on August 6, 1924 in Iowa to Walter J and Zella (Matthews) Lenze. He was married to the love of his life Alvina Nimz...
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Paul Manvel Madsen

August 25, 1928 - August 25, 2013

Memorial services for Paul Manvel Madsen of Albert Lea, MN, will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday, August 29, 2013 at the Ascension Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. Pastor Mark Boorsma will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in Concordia Pickerel Lake Lutheran Cemetery. Mr. Madsen died Sunday, August 25, 2013 at St Mary's Hospital in...
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Frances Skovlund

August 13, 1928 - August 24, 2013

A memorial service for Frances M. Skovlund will be held Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at Bonnerup Funeral Service, Albert Lea. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. The Reverend Jeff Laeger-Hagemeister will officiate. Frances Skovlund passed away at Oak Park Place on August 24, 2013. She was 85 years old. Frances was born August 13, 1928 to Frank and Alice (Farrel)...
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Johnny David Anderson

April 19, 1923 - August 21, 2013

Funeral services for Johnny David Anderson of Albert Lea, MN, will be held at 10:30 AM Monday, August 26, 2013 at the First Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. Pastor John Holt will officiate. Visitation will be held Sunday from 3 until 5 PM at the Bonnerup Funeral Service and one hour prior the service at the church. Interment will be in Lakewood Cemetery. Mr. Anderson died peacefully Wednesday...
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Francis W. Dorn

February 13, 1945 - August 20, 2013

The memorial service for Francis Walter Dorn will be held at 1PM on Monday at Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea. Father Timothy T Reker will officiate. Visitation one hour prior. A private family graveside will be held in Canton, MN. Military honors accorded by Albert Lea Veteran's Groups. Frank Dorn passed away on Tuesday August 20, 2013 at St Mary's Hospital in Rochester after a brief...
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Paul Richard Seadlund

May 22, 1933 - August 20, 2013

Funeral services for Paul Richard Seadlund of Albert Lea, MN, will be held at 10:30 AM Saturday, August 24, 2013 at St Theodore Catholic Church. Father Timothy T. Reker and Deacon Mike Ellis will officiate. Visitation will be held Friday evening from 4 until 7 PM at the Bonnerup Funeral Service and one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in Graceland Cemetery, Albert Lea....
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Darlene Maxine Delgado

March 31, 1941 - August 14, 2013

Memorial Service for Darlene Maxine Delgado will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, August 17, 2013 at St. Theodore Catholic Church, Albert Lea, MN. Father James Russell will officiate. Interment will be in the St. Theodore Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4- 8 PM Friday at Bonnerup Funeral Service. Darlene died Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at her home following a courageous battle with...
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Mildred Wing

May 26, 1914 - August 13, 2013

Funeral services for Mildred F. Wing will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, August 22, 2013 at First Lutheran Church, Albert Lea. Pastor John Holt will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at Oaklawn Cemetery, Northfield, MN at a later date. Mildred (Helle) Wing passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2013, at St. John's Lutheran Home. She...
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Scott Barnes

December 26, 1980 - August 8, 2013

The memorial service for Scott Matthew Barnes will be held at 2PM on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at St Theodore Catholic Church. Reverend Timothy Reker and Deacon Mike Ellis will officiate. Visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. Scott Barnes passed away unexpectedly in his sleep on Thursday August 8, 2013. He was 32 years old. Scott was born on December 26, 1980 in St Louis Park,...
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Ronald Paul Knutson

October 7, 1950 - July 30, 2013

Funeral Services for Ronald "Ron" Paul Knutson, of rural Emmons, will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, August 3, at the First Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. Reverend Joel Erickson and Reverend David Hernes will officiate. Interment will be in the State Line Cemetery , rural Northwood. Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. on Friday at Bonnerup Funeral Service, Albert Lea and...
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Rachel Lawson

October 24, 1951 - July 29, 2013

A graveside service will be held for Rachel L. (Stromley) Lawson will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, August 3, 2013 at Somber Lutheran Cemetery, Lake Mills, IA. Rachel Louise Lawson passed away in her home surrounded by family on the morning of Monday, July 29, 2013. She was 61 years old. Rachel was born on October 24, 1951 to Kristian and Viola (Nelson) Stromley in Meltonville, IA. As a...
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Dorothy E. Thompson

July 19, 1924 - July 29, 2013

Funeral services for Dorothy E. Thompson of New Richland, MN, will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at the LeSueur River Lutheran Church in New Richland, MN. Pastor Brian Gegel will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in the LeSueur River Lutheran Cemetery. Mrs. Thompson died Monday evening at the Owatonna Hospital, Owatonna...
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Margaret V. Schultz

February 26, 1922 - July 28, 2013

Funeral services for Margaret V. Schultz, of Albert Lea, MN will be held at 1:30 P.M. on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at St. Theodore's Catholic Church, Albert Lea. Father Timothy Reker will officiate. Interment will be at St. Theodore's Cemetery, Albert Lea. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Bonnerup Funeral Service is assisting the family with arrangements....
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Brenda Ann Avelar

September 3, 1960 - July 25, 2013

Remembering the life of Brenda Ann Avelar…. Funeral services for Brenda Ann Avelar of Albert Lea, will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday July 30, at St. Theodore Catholic Church, Albert Lea. Visitation will be from 4:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. on Monday at Bonnerup Funeral Service, Albert Lea, and one hour before the service at the church. Interment will be in St. Theodore Cemetery. ...
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Sylvia Lindahl

December 11, 1915 - July 23, 2013

Funeral Services for Sylvia V. Lindahl of Albert Lea will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Albert Lea. The Reverend Curtis Zieske will officiate. Interment will be in Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m.–7:00 P.M. on Friday at Bonnerup Funeral Service, Albert Lea, and one hour before the service at the church. Sylvia died on Tuesday, July 23...
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Victor Glantz

July 25, 1923 - July 19, 2013

Funeral services for Victor Irvin Glantz will be held on Wednesday, July 24 at 11:00 AM at Central Freeborn Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. Pastor Greg Ofsdahl will officiate. Interment will be in the East Freeborn Cemetery. Military honors will be accorded by Albert Lea Veteran's Organizations. Visitation from 4-7 on Tuesday at Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea, as well as one hour prior to...
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Alvina Giese

October 11, 1931 - July 18, 2013

Funeral services for Alvina J. Giese will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at St. Theodore's Catholic Church in Albert Lea. Father Timothy Reker will officiate. Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 23, 2103 from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. at Bonnerup Funeral Service, in Albert Lea, and again one hour prior to the service at the church. Graveside services and interment will be in...
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William Lyle

July 27, 1923 - July 17, 2013

The funeral service for William J. Lyle Jr. of Oakland, Minnesota will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at Hayward Lutheran Church, Hayward, MN. The Reverend Richard Spande will officiate. Interment will be in the Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-5 p.m. Sunday at Bonnerup Funeral Service, Albert Lea, Minnesota and one hour before the service at the church. Memorials are preferred to the Albert...
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Carol T. Petersen

July 16, 2013 - July 16, 2013

Funeral services for Carol Thelma Petersen will be held at 11:30 AM on Friday, July 19, 2013 at Ascension Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. Pastor Mark Boorsma will officiate. Visitation beginning at 10 A.M. until the time of the service. Interment in Alden Cemetery. Carol Petersen passed away on Tuesday, July 16 at St. John's Lutheran Home in Albert Lea. Born October 11, 1921 at home on a farm...
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Marjorie Helen Wangen

June 29, 1925 - July 14, 2013

Funeral Services for Marjorie Helen Brighton Wangen, of Albert Lea, will be held at 1:30 P.M. on Thursday, July 18, at Oakland Lutheran Church, rural Albert Lea. Reverend Al Stoa and Reverend Cheryl Szabo will officiate. Interment will be in Oakland Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may visit with family from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday at Bonnerup Funeral Service, Albert Lea and one...
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Edna Aakre

November 3, 1917 - July 12, 2013

Funeral Services for Edna (Schmidt) Aakre, of Albert Lea, MN will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, July 20th at First Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. Pastor Kent Otterman will officiate. Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Cemetery, Albert Lea. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Edna S. Aakre passed away at Mayo Clinic Health Systems in Albert Lea on July 12,...
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Margaret Krueger

January 12, 1926 - July 11, 2013

Funeral services for Margaret M. Krueger of New Richland, MN, will be held at 10:30 AM Monday, July 15, 2013 at St Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Richland. Pastor Scott Williams will officiate. Visitation will be held Sunday from 4 until 6 PM at the Friedrich Funeral Home in New Richland and one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in St Peter Cemetery. Margaret...
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Gladys Gries

March 21, 1924 - July 10, 2013

Funeral Services for Gladys L. Gries, 89, of Kiester will be at 10:30 am Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Kiester. The Reverend Katie Pals will officiate. Interment will be at Our Savior's Lutheran Cemetery in Kiester. Visitation will be held from 6-8 pm at Bonnerup Funeral Home in Albert Lea on Monday, July 15, 2013. Gladys died on July 10, 2013 at Good Samaritan...
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Harlan Berg

May 12, 1921 - July 6, 2013

Memorial Services for Harlan Berg of New Richland, will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, July 11, at the First Congregational Church in New Richland. Pastor Pamela Jensen will officiate. Interment will be in St. Olaf Cemetery. Friends may visit with family from 6:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. on Wednesday, July 10, at Friedrich Funeral Home, New Richland and one hour before services at the church....
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Bruce Marzinske

July 1, 1953 - June 26, 2013

Bruce Marzinske of Mason City, Iowa, beloved husband, brother, uncle, great-uncle, artist, teacher, coach, friend, and neighbor, died on June 26, 2013. A memorial ceremony to join friends and family in mourning his loss will be held at Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea, MN, on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 1 PM. This will be followed by a celebration of his life and spirit at the Moose Lodge in...
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Richard Fisher

September 22, 1941 - June 22, 2013

Funeral services for Richard W. Fisher, of Glenville, MN, will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, June 25 at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Alden, MN. Reverend Greg Ofsdahl will officiate. Visitation will be held Monday, June 24 from 4-7 PM at the Bonnerup Funeral Services location in Albert Lea, MN. Interment will be at Immanuel Methodist Cemetery in Blue Earth, MN following the funeral service....
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Willis Henry Dudley

February 21, 1948 - June 21, 2013

Memorial services will be held at a later date for Willis "Pops" Henry Dudley Jr. of Kiester, MN. Who died on Friday, June 21, 2013 at his home in Kiester. Willis was born February 21, 1948 in Bloomington, MN, the son of Willis H. Dudley Sr and Eleanor Rose Moore. He graduated from Bloomington High School and served in the US. Army as Military Police. Henry had been employed for 35 years as a...
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Evelyn Beenken

December 4, 1920 - June 20, 2013

Evelyn Mary Beenken passed away June 20th, 2013 at St. John's Lutheran Home. She was 92 years old. Private family services will be held at Graceland Cemetery in Albert Lea. Bonnerup Funeral Services will be assisting the family with arrangements. Evelyn Mary O'Rourke was born December 4th, 1920, to Michael and Sophie O'Rourke in Keene, North Dakota. At a young age she moved with her family...
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Robert Phillips

August 29, 1925 - June 20, 2013

Funeral services for Robert H. Phillips of Ellendale, MN, will be held at 10:30 AM Monday, June 24, 2013 at St Mary's Catholic Church Newry Township. Father Swamy will officiate. Visitation will be held Sunday, June 23, 2013 from 4 until 7 PM at the Bonnerup Funeral Service, Albert Lea, MN, and one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in St Mary's Cemetery. Robert died...
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Marie Adkins

March 19, 1933 - June 13, 2013

The funeral service for Marie I. Adkins will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea. The Reverend Clayton Balsley will officiate. Visitation one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. Marie Adkins passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at her home. She was 80 years old. Marie was born in Mansfield...
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Joshua Meyer-Kirsch

January 10, 1982 - June 12, 2013

A memorial service for Joshua Meyer Kirsch, age 31, of Albert Lea, MN, will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, June 17, 2013 at Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Joshua was born January 10, 1982 in Fairmont, MN. Joshua and his family moved to Albert Lea, where he attended and graduated high school. Joshua loved many things...
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Gene C. Dodge

June 27, 1918 - June 6, 2013

Funeral Services for Gene C. Dodge of New Richland, MN will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, June 10, 2013 at Trinity Lutheran Church, New Richland. Pastor Paul Andree will officiate. Interment will be in St. Olaf Cemetery, New Richland. Military Honors will be accorded by New Richland Veteran's Organizations. Visitation will be held from 4-7 Sunday at Friedrich Funeral Home in New Richland...
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Linda Faye Christensen

April 16, 1949 - May 31, 2013

Funeral services for Linda Faye Christensen of Clarks Grove, MN, will be held at 11: oo AM Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at the Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea. Pastor Katie Fick will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Clarks Grove Cemetery. Linda died on Friday, May 31, 2013 at the Good Samaritan Center in Albert Lea, MN....
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James V. Bryan

April 14, 1919 - May 30, 2013

Funeral Services for James "Jim" V. Bryan of Albert Lea, will be held at 1:30 P.M. on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at Grace Lutheran Church, Albert Lea. Pastor Todd Walsh will officiate. Interment will be in Lakewood Cemetery. Military Honors will be accorded by Albert Lea Veteran's Organizations. Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. on Monday at Bonnerup Funeral Service, and one...
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LeVerne O. Miller

March 4, 1939 - May 29, 2013

Memorial services for LeVerne O. Miller will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, June 2nd, at Bonnerup Funeral Home, Albert Lea, MN with a visitation one hour prior to the service. Pastor Shawn Stafford will officiate. LeVerne Miller died on May 29, 2013 at his home in Freeborn, MN. He was 74 years old. LeVerne was born on March 4, 1939 in Freeborn, MN. The son of Serinus and Margaret (Hansen)...
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Bradley M. Thompson

March 12, 1960 - May 28, 2013

Bradley "Brad" M. Thompson passed away on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at his home in Albert Lea. He was 53 years old. Private family services are being held at a later date. Brad was born on March 12, 1960 in Mason City, IA, and was the son of David and Nylene (Hagen) Mostrom. David passed away in 1968 and Brad was adopted Gilman Thompson. Together, Nylene and Gilman raised him along with his three...
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Allan J. Berg

November 26, 1934 - May 28, 2013

Memorial services for Allan J. Berg of Albert Lea, MN, will be held at 1:30 PM Friday, May 31, 2013 at the Grace Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. Pastor Todd Walsh will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in the First Lutheran Cemetery, Ellendale, MN. Mr. Berg died Monday, May 28, 2013 at his home in Albert Lea. He was 78 years of age....
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Betty Wilcox

June 14, 1950 - May 27, 2013

Memorial services will be held at a later date for Betty Kristine Wilcox of Albert Lea, MN, who died on Monday, May 27, 2013 at her home in Albert Lea. Betty was born June 14, 1950 in St Peter, MN, the daughter of G. Charles and Mary Jane (Prince) Wilcox. She graduated from Albert Lea High School in 1968, attended Gustavus Adolphus College and was a graduate of the University of Minnesota. Betty...
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Betty Wilcox

June 14, 1950 - May 27, 2013

Memorial services will be held on Monday, July 22, at 11:00 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church for Betty Kristine Wilcox of Albert Lea, MN. The service will be followed by lunch in the Fellowship Hall. Ms. Wilcox died on Monday, May 27, 2013 at her home in Albert Lea. Betty was born June 14, 1950 in St Peter, MN, the daughter of G. Charles and Mary Jane (Prince) Wilcox. She graduated from...
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Helen Dulas

August 17, 1926 - May 27, 2013

Funeral Services for Veronica "Helen" Dulas of New Richland, MN will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, May 31, 2013 at Church of All Saints in New Richland. Father Donald Schmitz will officiate. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, New Richland. Visitation will be from noon until the time of the service at the church. A short prayer service will be offered by the family at 1:00 P.M. ...
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Kenneth R. Toft

June 9, 1926 - May 25, 2013

Funeral Services for Kenneth R. Toft of Ellendale, MN will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at the First Lutheran Church in Ellendale. The Reverend Richard L. Sliper will officiate. Interment will be in First Lutheran Cemetery, Ellendale. Military Honors will be accorded by Ellendale Veteran's Organization. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4:00p.m. – 7:00p.m. at Bonnerup...
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Annie H. Mosser

July 24, 1930 - May 20, 2013

The graveside service for Annie Mosser will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, May 30, 2013 at St. Casimir Cemetery in Wells, MN. Father Eugene Stenzel will officiate. Bonnerup Funeral Service will be assisting the family. Annie Mosser passed away on Monday, May 20, 2013 at St. Lucas Care Center in Faribault, MN. She was 82 years old. Annie H. Mosser was born on July 24, 1930 in Freeborn County...
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John Hill

October 10, 1930 - May 13, 2013

Memorial services for John W Hill will be held at 11 A.M on Friday, May 17th, 2013 at Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea. Visitation one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Military honors by Albert Lea Veterans Groups. John Hill passed away on Monday, May 13, 2013 at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne, MN. He was 82 Years old. John was born on Oct 10, 1930 in Stanhope, IA...
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Roger Dennis Folven

May 25, 1940 - May 10, 2013

Beloved husband, father and grandfather Roger Folven passed away on May 10, 2013 at the age of 72 after a courageous battle with cancer at Rochester Methodist Hospital. Memorial services will be held at First Lutheran Church in Albert Lea, MN on Friday, May 17, 2013, at 11 am with visitation one hour prior to the service. Pastor John Holt and Pastor Durwood Clausen will officiate. Visitation...
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Kent Roger Olsen

December 28, 1940 - May 2, 2013

Funeral services for Kent Roger Olsen, age 72, of Albert Lea, will be held on Wednesday, May 8, at 10:30AM, at Bonnerup Funeral Home in Albert Lea. The Rev. Nancy Overgaard will officiate. Interment will be at the Lakewood Cemetery following the ceremony. Visitation will be on Tuesday, May 7, from 5:00PM to 7:00PM at the Bonnerup Funeral Home. Kent died on May 2, at his home with loved ones by...
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Maria J. Garza

June 18, 1930 - April 28, 2013

Funeral services for Maria J. Garza of Albert Lea, MN, will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, May 4, 2013 at the Bonnerup Funeral Service Chapel in Albert Lea. Deacon Mike Ellis will officiate. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday evening from 4 until 7 PM at the Bonnerup Funeral Service, and one hour prior to the service. Maria died Sunday, April 28, 2013 at St Mary...
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Walter William Boyer

December 18, 1923 - April 13, 2013

Walter William Boyer Obituary….. The funeral service for Walter William Boyer of Albert Lea, MN will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, April 18, 2013 at St. Theodore Catholic Church, Albert Lea. Father Timothy T. Reker and Deacon Mike Ellis will officiate. Visitation will be from 4-7 PM Wednesday at Bonnerup Funeral Service, Albert Lea and one hour before service at the church. ...
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Mildred A. Boyer

October 20, 1922 - April 13, 2013

Funeral services for Mildred (Millie) Boyer, 90, of Albert Lea will be held on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 11:00 at St. Theodore's Catholic Church in Albert Lea. The Reverend Timothy T. Reker and Deacon Mike Ellis will officiate. Interment will be in St. Theodore's Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 P.m. on Tuesday at Bonnerup Funeral Service, Albert Lea and one hour prior to...
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Howard Glenn Ashcraft

March 4, 1919 - April 12, 2013

Memorial Services for Howard Glenn Ashcraft, of Albert Lea, will be held on Monday, April 15, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Albert Lea, Minnesota.Howard died on Friday, April 12, 2013 at Thorne Crest Retirement Center Health Care Wing, Albert Lea. He was 94. Howard was born in Moores Hill, Indiana on March 4, 1919, the son of Glendon L. and August (Windhorst) Ashcraft. He was...
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Alice M. Thompson

May 14, 1925 - April 11, 2013

Funeral services for Alice M. Thompson of Albert Lea, MN, will be held at 1:00 PM Monday, April 15, 2013 at the Grace Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. Pastor Todd Walsh will officiate. Visitation will be held Sunday afternoon from 2 until 4 PM at the Bonnerup Funeral Service and one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in the Hillcrest Cemetery. Alice, a resident of Thorne...
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Christopher R. Besser

January 30, 1973 - April 10, 2013

Funeral Services for Christopher Robert Gary Besser, of New Richland, will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, April 15, 2013 St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, New Richland. The Reverend Scott Williams and the Reverend Paul Andree will officiate. Interment will be in St. Peter's Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. on Sunday, April 14, at Friedrich Funeral Home,...
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Thomas B. Caporale

February 12, 1945 - April 10, 2013

Funeral services for Thomas Bruce Caporale will be held on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 10:30 AM at St Theodore Catholic Church in Albert Lea. Reverend Timothy Reker and Deacon Mike Ellis will officiate. Visitation one hour prior to the service at church. Thomas Caporale died on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at Thorne Crest Retirement Center. He was 68 years old. Thomas was born on February 12,...
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Margaret J. Nelson

August 31, 1920 - April 5, 2013

Funeral services for Margaret J. Nelson of Albert Lea will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 8, 2013 at Trinity Lutheran Church of Albert Lea. The Reverend Curtis Zieske will officiate. Interment will be in the Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour before the service at Trinity Lutheran Church. Margaret passed away on Friday, April 5, 2013 at the New Richland Care Center of New...
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Helen Mary Rudolph

November 11, 1924 - April 5, 2013

The funeral service for Helen Mary Rudolph will be held at 11AM on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at St Theodore Catholic Church in Albert Lea. The Reverend Timothy Reker and Deacon Mike Ellis will officiate. Visitation starting at 9:30 until the time of the service. Helen was welcomed into God's arms on the morning of April 5th at home with her family. She was 88 years old. She was born on November...
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Donna Reichl

June 30, 1918 - March 31, 2013

Funeral services for Donna L Reichl will be held at 11AM on Friday, April 5, at First Baptist Church in Clarks Grove. Pastor Jamie Cameron will officiate. Interment will be in the Clarks Grove Cemetery. Visitation from 5-8 on Thursday at Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea, as well as one hour prior to the service at church. Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend,...
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Alice Mae Dolph

December 30, 1919 - March 31, 2013

Funeral services for Alice Mae Dolph of Albert Lea, MN will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, April 4, 2013 at the Bonnerup Funeral Service Chapel. Pastor Vern Harris will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in the Shady Oak Cemetery. Alice died on Sunday, March 31, 2013 at her home in Albert Lea. She was 93 years of age. Alice was born December 30, 1919...
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Mark Shaun Squires

May 10, 1965 - March 30, 2013

Memorial service for Mark Shaun Squires of Minneapolis, MN will be 11:00a.m. Thursday, April 4, 2013 the First Baptist Church, Albert Lea. The Reverend CLayton Balsley will officiate. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Bonnerup Funeral Service Albert Lea and one hour before the service at the church. Memorial preferred to the Albert Lea youth sports program of your choice. Mark...
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Delphine G. Brown

July 12, 1924 - March 26, 2013

Delphine G. Brown of Allbert Lea, Minnesota died Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at St. John's Lutheran Home, Albert Lea, MN. She was 88 years old. Delphine was born July 12, 1924 in Arlington, Minnesota to Albert and Marie (Demn) Timm. She married Robert Brown on February 28, 1948. Delphine moved to Albert Lea in 1957. Delphine worked as a nurses aid for Naeve Hospital for 20 years. She loved...
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Bettie Mae Landis

July 31, 1930 - March 26, 2013

Memorial service for Bettie Mae Landis will be at 10:00 AM Saturday, March 30, 2013 at Bonnerup Funeral Service Chapel, Albert Lea. Visitation one hour before service at the chapel. Pastor Tom Biatek will officiate. Interment will be in the Graceland Cemetery. Bettie passed away on Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at Albert Lea Mayo Medical Center. She was 82 years old. Bettie was born July 31, 1930...
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Jerry Allen Tufte

June 25, 1954 - March 25, 2013

Jerry Allen Tufte age 58 of Albert Lea, MN, died Monday, March 25, 2013 at his home in Albert Lea. A celebration of Jerry's life will be held at 719 Marshall St, in Albert Lea on April 1, 2013 at 7PM. Jerry was born June 25, 1954 in Albert Lea, MN. He attended public school and had been employed by Brown Printing in Waseca, MN. He also worked for a time at Wal-Mart in Albert Lea, MN. Jerry...
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Harold L. Tasker

February 2, 1926 - March 24, 2013

Remembering the life of Harold "Harry" L. Tasker… Funeral Services for Harold "Harry" L. Tasker, will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at First Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. The Reverend Allan Stoa will officiate. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. Military Honors will be accorded by Albert Lea Veteran's Organizations. Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M. –...
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Kathryn S. Allen

November 3, 1916 - March 21, 2013

Memorial services for Kathryn S Allen will be held on Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 11 AM at First Presbyterian Church in Albert Lea. Pastor Dwight Netzer will officiate. Visitation starting at 10:30 until the time of the service. Kathryn Allen passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2013, at St John's Lutheran Home. She was 96 years old. Kathryn was born on November 3, 1916 in Burt, IA. The daughter of...
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Viola P. Rynerson

May 20, 1918 - March 21, 2013

Viola was born May 20, 1918 to Fredrick and Ruth (Nelson) Rupp in Bruno, Minnesota. She attended schools in both the Bruno and Hayward communities, graduating from Bruno High School in 1937. She married Alfred Carl Rynerson on November 9, 1938 in Northwood, Iowa. Shortly after their marriage they moved to Bruno to help Viola's parents run the Rupp Farm. It was there that their sons were born...
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Harold A. Jacobson

August 1, 1918 - March 20, 2013

Funeral services for Harold A. Jacobson, of Ellendale will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, March 23, 2013 at LeSueur River Lutheran Church, rural New Richland. The Reverend Brian Gegel will officiate. Interment will be in LeSueur River Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour before services at the church. Bonnerup Funeral Service Ellendale is assisting the family with arrangements....
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Dale R. Christenson

January 5, 1930 - March 19, 2013

Memorial Services for Dale R. Christenson, of Albert Lea, will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Bonnerup Funeral Service, Albert Lea. The Reverend Curtis Zieske will officiate. Military honors will be accorded. Dale has bequested his body to the University of Minnesota for research. Interment will be at Graceland Cemetery at a later date. Dale died at his home on Tuesday,...
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