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Eugene Harold Manfred, age 72, of Red Wing, died on Wednesday, May 6, 2009, at his home. Gene was born on April 20, 1937, in Red Wing, the son of Earl and Helen (Froisland) Manfred. Gene grew up in the Ellsworth area and graduated from Ellsworth High School. He worked as a deputy for the Pierce County Sheriff's Office, Ralston Purina in Hager City, and Lee Lines in Red Wing. Gene was united in marriage to Kathy Klecker on May 18, 1963, at St. Francis Catholic Church in Ellsworth. The couple moved to Red Wing shortly after getting married.
Floyd Stockwell died April 30, 2009 at Falcon Lake Nursing Home, Zapata, Texas after a battle with lung cancer and atherosclerosis. Floyd was born Feb. 13, 1918 in Ellsworth, Wis. He served in the United States Army Air Corps from August 1941 until his honorable discharge as a Staff Sergeant, Nov. 1945.
Dorothy Mildred Lindstrom, 68, of Red Wing, died Friday, May 1, 2009, at her home, surrounded by her five children. She was born Dec. 7, 1940, in Red Wing to Elmer and Mildred (Wettern) Kuhl. In 1958, she graduated from Red Wing Central High School. After graduating, she worked at Holst Vogel and Richardson Law Office. On Sept. 22, 1962, she married Raymond Lindstrom in Red Wing. Raising her five children and taking care of her family was her main and most enjoyable career, though she did work for many years at Red Wing Loan and Investments. Raymond died Nov. 1, 2000.
Dorothy M. Harlan, 94, of Lake City passed away May 3, 2009, at Lake City Nursing Home in Lake City, Minn. Dorothy Margaret Murphy was born Oct. 15, 1914, in Highland Township, Wabasha County, Minn., to Martin and Marie (Gludt) Murphy. She attended District 98 through elementary grades and graduated from St. Felix High School in Wabasha in 1932. Mrs. Harlan received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from Winona State University.
Henry "Bob" M. Hove, 86, of Red Wing, died at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester, May 1, 2009, after a lingering illness. He was born in Leon Township on April 9, 1923. to Hans J. & Mabel (Sande) Hove. He was baptized and confirmed at Wangen Prairie Lutheran Church. He grew up on the home farm and attended school in District 10. He continued his education while serving in the Civilian Conservation Corps and graduated in 1940. He married Adeline M. Strusz of Vasa, Dec. 26, 1944.
Gailynn R. Poston, 60, of Ellsworth (Trimbelle), died accidentally Friday, May 1, 2009. Gailynn was born March 28, 1949, in River Falls, Wis. He lived on the family farm in Trimbelle most of his life, farming the land as well as working for 22 years at S.B. Foot Tanning Co. Gailynn will be remembered for his hard work, storytelling, sense of humor and being an avid golfer and bowler. He absolutely loved the Green Bay Packers.
Margaret (Meg) Sweasy Terrell, 87, of Boise, Idaho, died of heart failure on April 24, 2009, at Grace Assisted Living Memory Center in Meridian, Idaho. Meg was born May 1, 1921, in Red Wing, Minn., to Jesse Raymond Sweasy and Leta von der Sump Sweasy. @death of veteran: After graduation from Carleton College in Northfield, Minn., in 1943, Meg became a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, stationed in San Francisco, where she met Robert (Tiger) Ridge Terrell, of Salt Lake City, Utah, a lieutenant in the U.S. Army. The Navy and the Army merged on Sept.
Jean Frances Peterson, 95, passed away peacefully April 25, 2009, in Scottsdale, Ariz., surrounded by her family. She was born March 5, 1914. at Sheyenne, N.D., the daughter of James and Hazel Clouser Watts. Jean had lived most of her life in Minnesota and Wisconsin, moving to Arizona nearly 30 years ago. She had been active in the Rebekah Lodge and with the KeenAgers group at St. Matthew's Church in Tempe. She is survived by sons Richard and John, five grandchildren and a sister Donna Dachel. She will be laid to rest with her husband, Herbert, at Oakwood Cemetery in Red Wing, Minn.
Joel Merrills Huelskamp, 74, of Cannon Falls, died Tuesday afternoon at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester. Funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday at First English Lutheran Church, Cannon Falls, with Pastor Phillip Ruud officiating. Burial with military honors will be in Cannon Falls Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. today at Lundberg Funeral Home, Cannon Falls, and one hour before the service Friday at the church.
David Denzer, 70, of Ellsworth, died Monday, April 27, 2009, at St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester. He was born in Red Wing, Minn., on Feb. 12, 1939, to Henry and Anna Hazel (Buck) Denzer. David married Elaine "Louise" Lipscomb of Alabama. David belonged to the Lions Club of Ellsworth, he loved to go to auctions, and especially spending time working with his mules. He enjoyed reading and learning about the Civil War era; he loved history.