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Jean Elizabeth (Keefe) Lynch


Thu, Apr 3rd, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Jean Elizabeth (Keefe) Lynch, 84, died on on March 30, 2014.

Jean was born in Rochester on October 17, 1927 the fourth child to Edward and Mary (Healy) Keefe. She was raised on her family’s farm east of Chatfield, Minn. and educated at Chatfield High School. She graduated with a degree in elementary education from Winona State Teachers College. Following graduation, Jean taught elementary school in Blooming Prairie and Glencoe.

Jean and Patrick Lynch were married at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chatfield on June 20, 1953. They raised their five children in Chatfield, where Pat was in the grocery business with his father. In the 1970’s she returned to full time teaching as a reading specialist in the Rochester Public Schools. Jean and Pat loved entertaining, traveling, and card games. Following Pat’s death in 1988, Jean moved to Rochester. After her retirement, Jean volunteered at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Jean is loved and will be remembered by her children: Susan Vento of Maplewood, Minn.; Chuck (Lynnae) of Stillwater, Minn.; Ann (Darren) Ruschy of Edina, Minn.; Bill (Denise) of Charlotte, North Carolina; and Ed (Gretchen) of Eden Prairie, Minn. Ten grandchildren and two great grandchildren also survive.

Jean is also survived by her siblings: Rosemary Kubicek, of Minneapolis, Minn.; Norbert (Mary) Keefe of Chatfield; Helen Texido of Atherton, Calif.; Patrick (Gretchen) Keefe of Dover, Minn.; Kathryn (Frank) Kennedy of Mission Viejo, Calif., John (Florence) Keefe of Dallas, Texas; Pat’s Sisters: Doretta Story of Little Falls, Minn., and Mary Hornak of Fort Wayne, Ind.; and many nieces and nephews.

Jean was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Pat, son-in-law Bruce Vento, and sister Phyllis Tracy.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday April 5, 2014 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chatfield.

Visitation will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. on Friday, April 4, 2014. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Chatfield. Visitation will continue on Saturday one hour prior to services also at church.

Carolyn Marie Deyo

Fri, Mar 28th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Carolyn Marie Deyo, 69, of Chatfield, Minn., died March 23, 2014 at her home unexpectedly of natural causes. Carolyn was born February 19, 1945 to Lawrence and Hazel (Strohman) Batt. She attended school in Chatfield, later earning her GED. She ..... 
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Gordon Burdette Tienter

Fri, Mar 21st, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Gordon Burdette Tienter, 87, of Chatfield, Minn. died Friday, March 14, 2014 at Regina Medical Center in Hastings, Minn. Gordon was born June 25, 1926 in rural Preston to Harry & Emma (Rueber) Tienter. He attended country school. In 1945 he ent ..... 
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Christian “Chris” Sebastian Grutzmacher

Tue, Mar 11th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Christian “Chris” Sebastian Grutzmacher “Mr. G”, 67, of Chatfield, Minn., died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, of natural causes. He was born July 10, 1946, in Winona, Minn., to Walter and Ida (Gillingham) Grutzmacher of Lewiston, Minn. Chris gra ..... 
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Newell Delbert Holt

Tue, Mar 11th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Newell Delbert Holt, 84 of Chatfield, Minn., died Tuesday March 4, 2014 at Mayo Clinic Hospital –Saint Marys. Newell was born January 15, 1930 to the late Stanley and Velora Holt. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean war. P ..... 
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Christian “Chris” Sebastian Grutzmacher “Mr. G”

Wed, Feb 26th, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Christian “Chris” Sebastian Grutzmacher “Mr. G”, 67, of Chatfield, Minn., died Saturday, February 22, 2014, of natural causes. He was born July 10, 1946, in Winona, Minn., to Walter and Ida (Gillingham) Grutzmacher of Lewiston, Minn. Chri ..... 
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Mary Ellen Amundson

Wed, Feb 5th, 2014
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Mary Ellen Amundson, 70, of Chatfield, Minn., died Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at the Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield after a courageous battle with cancer. Mary Ellen was born September 4, 1943 in Cresco, Iowa to Marvin and Olga (Benson) I ..... 
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John Donald (Don) Judd

Wed, Jan 22nd, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

John Donald (Don) Judd, 85, of Rochester died Saturday, January 18, 2014 at Mayo Clinic Hospital, St. Mary’s Campus of heart failure. Don was born March 15, 1928 to John and Genevieve (Connelly) Judd. Don graduated from Chatfield High School in ..... 
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Edward James Hoffland

Wed, Jan 22nd, 2014
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Edward James Hoffland, 90, passed away on January 15, 2014 at his home in Cresco, Iowa. Edward was born on March 26, 1923 in rural Howard County near Saude, Iowa. He was the son of Martin and Lea (Basteson) Hoffland. He was baptized at the Saude ..... 
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