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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.
Jeremy C. Christensen, 23, of Lake City, passed away April 27, 2009, in Trenton Township. Jeremy was born March 25, 1986, in Red Wing to Gerald and Dawn (Dubisar) Christensen. Jeremy moved from Rosemount to Lake City in 1999 and graduated from Lincoln High School in Lake City in 2004. He worked at Heat & Glo, J&B Pallet, Bronk's Bar in Lake City, and FSS in Red Wing. Jeremy was currently employed at Treasure Island Resort & Casino as a chef. He married Meta Lee Aug. 5, 2007, in Lake City. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Lake City.
William "Bill" Wiech, 72, of Cottage Grove, Minn., passed away April 26, 2009. William was born Sept. 22, 1936, in Frontenac, Minn., the son of William and Annabelle Wiech. He was raised in Hager City and Red Wing and graduated from Central High School in 1954. On July 16, 1955, he was united in marriage with Hope Munson. Bill enjoyed flying, gardening and golfing.
Lucille Esther Emma Sell, 72, of Red Wing, died suddenly Sunday morning at Fairview Red Wing Medical Center. She was born April 3, 1937, in Eagan, Minn., to Frederick and Anna (Englert) Boesel. She was baptized at Christ Lutheran Church and confirmed at Trinity Lone Oak Lutheran Church, both in Eagan. She was a 1954 graduate of Rosemount High School. After graduating, she worked for Montgomery Wards in St. Paul. She married Stanley Sell on April 5, 1957. at Trinity Lone Oak Church. The lived in Eagan on a farm, where she raised her three children and helped her husband with the farm work.
Viola A. Larson, 90, of Pepin, died Saturday, April 25, 2009, at the Ellsworth Care Center. She was born Aug. 22, 1918, in Red Wing, Minn., daughter of Arthur and Edith Trafton Benson. She graduated from Red Wing High School. On Oct. 1, 1955, she married Lawrence W. Larson. They farmed together in rural Pepin. Following the death of Lawrence in 1970, Viola went to work as a CNA at the Red Wing Care Center. Viola was a member of the Lund Mission Covenant Church and an active member of the woman's group at the church.
Clyde M. Anderson, 84, of Cannon Falls, formerly of Red Wing, passed away April 26, 2009. He was born in Lyle, Minn., Dec. 27, 1924. @death of veteran: Retired from United Airlines, he was the former owner of Belle Antiques, Cannon Falls. An Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of American Legion and VFW. He also was a painter, fisherman, antique collector, avid reader and armchair scholar. @Normal: He was preceded in death by parents. Alma and Carl Anderson; nine brothers and sisters. He is survived by wife of 58 years, Marion; daughters Charlotta Anderson (Will Gobeil)of St.