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Memorial service for Eugene R. Carlson, 87, of Winnetka, Calif., and formerly of Red Wing, will be the evening of Sunday at Marie's Casual Dining & Lounge. Burial will be 11 a.m. Sunday at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Hertha V. Strusz, 79, of Goodhue died on Thursday morning, Sept. 17, at St. Brigid's at Hi-Park in Red Wing. The funeral service will be today at 7 p.m. at The Mahn Family Funeral Home, Larson Chapel in Zumbrota. The Rev. Andrew Krause will be officiating. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Hertha Viola Schumacher was born Aug. 28, 1930, in Ashley, N.D., to John and Lydia (nee Schweigert) Schumacher. She graduated from Ashley High School in 1948.
Sept. 17, 2009 Hertha V. Strusz, age 79 of Goodhue, died Thursday morning at St. Brigid's at Hi-Park in Red Wing. The funeral service will be this Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Mahn Family Funeral Home - Larson Chapel in Zumbrota. The Reverend Andrew Krause will be officiating. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Feel free to sign the family guestbook at www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com .
Sept. 14, 2009 Thomas John Decker, 49, of Vinton, Iowa, formerly of Red Wing, died Monday, Sept. 14, 2009 at his parent's home in Red Wing. He was born May 12, 1960 in Red Wing to Jack and Ardell (Kann) Decker. He was baptized and confirmed at First Lutheran Church and was a 1978 graduate of Red Wing Central High. He graduated from Albert Lea Technical College in 1980. He most recently was employed at Coots Materials in Vinton, Iowa and prior to that he was employed by Luhman Construction in Welch.
Dale Anthony Jonas, 73, of Red Wing, died unexpectedly Friday, Sept. 11, 2009, at his home. He was born Oct. 8, 1935, in Red Wing, to Rudy and Helen (Kruger) Jonas. He graduated from Goodhue High School in 1953 and then served in the U.S. Navy from March 22, 1956, to Feb. 19, 1960. On Aug. 20, 1960, he was married to Brenda Thuman. He worked for the Vasa Creamery, Central Research and H.L. Thumann Construction, and he also established Evergreen Estates in Ellsworth. In March of 1978 he and his wife, Brenda, bought Hager Heights Drive-In, which they still own and operate.
Linda Lou (Klindworth) Soifakis, of Welch, died Tuesday at her mother's home in Zumbrota with her loved ones by her side. She was born April 14, 1949, in Lake City, Minn., the daughter of Hazel (nee Roper) and Milford (Pete) Klindworth. Linda was a graduate of St. John's Lutheran School, rural Goodhue, and Goodhue High School. She attended Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa, for one year and then transferred to Mankato State University where she graduated with a degree in speech therapy/audiology.
Memorial service for Richard F. O'Connor, 88, Bay City, will be 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday at his home at W6405 Main St. Military honors will be at the lakeshore around 5 p.m.
Merle Miller, 85, of Red Wing, passed away Tuesday at Fairview Red Wing Medical Center. He was born to Louis and Viola Miller on Sept. 25, 1923, in Monona, Iowa. He grew up on a farm in rural Monona and graduated from Monona High School. @death of veteran: Merle served in the Army during World War II in the heavy artillery unit at Fort Sill, Okla. He married Betty Bruehahn at St. John's Lutheran Church in Luana, Iowa, on July 23, 1948. They farmed north of Luana for more than 30 years. Merle also sold Archer Oil for many years.
Funeral Mass for Cecelia T. Krier will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12, at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Mazeppa with Father Robert Meyer officiating. Burial will be in St. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery in Mazeppa. Mrs. Krier, 91, of Lake City, Minn., died early Wednesday morning at the Lake City Medical Center - Mayo Health System Hospital. Cecelia Theresa Perrotti was born Jan. 13, 1918, in Mazeppa to Peter and Theresa (Tri) Perrotti. She attended school in Mazeppa. On Oct. 28, 1937, she married Leonard Krier at St.
Eugene R. Carlson, 87, Oct. 18, 1921, to Aug. 31, 2009. Eugene Roland (Rolly) Carlson 87 of Winnetka, Calif., and formerly of Red Wing, died in his home. Survivors include his three sons, Larry (Pat) of New Jersey, Peter (Betty) of California and Tom (Yvonne) of Iowa; one daughter, Kathy (Al) Alatorre of California; three brothers-in-law and one sister-in-law, all of Red Wing; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.