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Merle A. Evenson


Thu, Aug 27th, 2015
Posted in Rushford Obituaries

Merle A. Evenson, 77, died on Tuesday, August 25, 2015, at his farm in rural Rushford, Minn.

Merle was born on May 20, 1938, in Rushford, Minn. to Sibert and Selma (Neu) Evenson. He was raised in rural Rushford. Merle was baptized and confirmed at Rushford Lutheran Church and was a 1956 graduate of Rushford High School. On October 17, 1958, Merle was united in marriage with Bette J. Marquardt in Zumbrota, Minn. He farmed all of his life in the Rushford area, with the exception of 1960 to 1964, when Merle lived in Kenosha, Wis. and worked for American Motors Corporation. Merle also drove school bus for the Rushford – Peterson School District for 19 years. He was so proud to drive bus for "Merle's Girls", the R-P girls basketball and volleyball teams. Merle was a very active member of Rushford Lutheran Church. He had an extremely strong faith by which he lived his life. Merle was active in the Gideon's and had a great interest in aviation. He was always very interested in following all of his grandchildren's sports and activities.

Merle is survived by his son, Gary (Diane) Evenson; daughter, June (Nathan) Vitse; five grandchildren: Erika (Chris) Rucks, Jessica (Andy) Paul, Jordan Vitse, Joe Evenson, and Bailey (Justin) Rasmussen; seven great-grandchildren, Evalyn, Elizabeth, and Sarah Rucks, and Ethan, Camden, and Aubrey Paul, and Aiden Rasmussen; and three siblings: Irene Hatlevig, Shirley (Alan) Garness, and Edgar Evenson.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Bette, and parents, Sibert and Selma Evenson.

The funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 31, at Rushford Lutheran Church in Rushford with Rev. Roger Michaelson officiating. Burial will be in the Rushford Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, August, 30, at Hoff Funeral and Cremation Service in Rushford, and one hour prior to the service on Monday at the church.

Leave a memory of Merle, sign his online guestbook and view his tribute video when it becomes available at www.hofffuneral.com

Jon W. Laging

Tue, Aug 25th, 2015
Posted in Preston Obituaries

Jon W. Laging, 78, Preston, Minn., passed away Sunday morning, August 23, 2015, at his residence in Preston. Jon was born January 24, 1937, in Mountain Lake, Minn., the son of Werner and Marjorie (Rhoten) Laging. He was a 1955 graduate of Moun ..... 
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Arlyn D. Mensink

Tue, Aug 25th, 2015
Posted in All Obituaries

Arlyn D. Mensink 87, of Pine Island, formerly of Goodhue, MN, died Friday, August 21, 2015 at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester, MN. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, August 25, 2015, at St. Luke Lutheran Church in Goodhue, MN w ..... 
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Esther E. Hanlon

Tue, Aug 25th, 2015
Posted in Harmony Obituaries

Esther E. Hanlon, age 84, of Harmony, Minnesota passed away on August 21, 2015 at the Gunderson Harmony Care Center after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer. Memorial Services will be 11:00 am Saturday, August 29, 2015 at Greenfield Lutheran C ..... 
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Edna Beulah (Shaw) Winslow

Tue, Aug 25th, 2015
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Edna Beulah (Shaw) Winslow, 96, passed away peacefully at home on August 22, 2015, joining her Savior in Heaven. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, Aug. 27 at 2:00 PM at the Fillmore Free Methodist Church with Pastor Mike Hopper officiat ..... 
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Thomas Daniel Moe

Thu, Aug 20th, 2015
Posted in Preston Obituaries

Thomas Daniel Moe, 82, of Rochester passed peacefully August 19, 2015 at Cottagewood Senior Communities in Rochester. Thomas was born on August 22, 1932 in Preston, Minnesota to Sam and Delia (Anderson) Moe. He attended schools in Preston graduat ..... 
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Michael J. Schimming

Thu, Aug 20th, 2015
Posted in Harmony Obituaries

Michael J. Schimming, 58, of McHenry, IL, passed away on Thursday, August 13th, at Advocate Condell Hospital, Libertyville, Ill. after an accident at home. Mike was the husband of Linda, with whom he shared 34 years of marriage. Mike was born on J ..... 
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Darrin David Wedmann

Thu, Aug 20th, 2015
Posted in Mabel Obituaries

Darrin was born August 25, 1972 to Reinhold and Shirley (Tengesdahl) Wedmann in LaCrosse, WI. He graduated from Mabel –Canton High School in 1991. He continued his education at UW-Stout graduating in 1995 with a degree in Construction Management. ..... 
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Roderick, Roberta E. "Robin"

Tue, Aug 18th, 2015
Posted in All Obituaries

Roderick, Roberta E. "Robin" (Nee Speerbrecher). Robin was born to Bob and Edith Speerbrecher on July 31, 1945 in the original Greendale Hospital above the Post Office. She graduated from Greendale High School in 1963. Robin played clarinet and wa ..... 
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