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Wilbur George Brandt


Mon, Feb 2nd, 2015
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries



Wilbur George Brandt, age 89, of Spring Valley, Minn., died Wednesday evening, January 21, 2015, at the Spring Valley Care Center.

Wilbur was born June 9, 1925, in rural Spring Valley, the son of Arthur and Lillian (Theiss) Brandt. He attended rural school and helped his father farm. As a young man he worked for the railroad in Washington state working on telegraph lines. He served in the US Army from 1950 - 52 at Camp Roberts in California. He returned to Minnesota and worked as a lineman for 40 years, building power lines, substations and underground. He married Elaine Lenz on October 29, 1956, at the Our Savior’s Lutheran parsonage. The couple made their home in Spring Valley.

Wilbur enjoyed wood working and much of the oak, cherry and walnut that he used came from his own woods.

He was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Spring Valley where he served on the properties commission and the cemetery board. He was also a member of the Spring Valley America Legion and the Spring Valley Sportsmen’s Club.

Wilbur is survived by his sister, Lucile Bennett of Seattle, Wash.; five nephews; and many cousins. He was preceded in death by his wife and brother.

The funeral was held 2 p.m., Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church with Rev. James Scaife officiating. Burial with military graveside rites took place be in the church cemetery. Friends called at the Thauwald Funeral Home in Spring Valley, Tuesday, 5 – 7 p.m., and at the church on Wednesday an hour before the service. Memorials are suggested to Our Savior’s Lutheran Church.

Jim Doherty

Mon, Feb 2nd, 2015
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

A Mass of Christian Burial for Jim Doherty was held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 31, 2015 at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Spring Valley, Minn. with Father Marreddy Pothireddy officiating. Burial will take place in the church cemetery. Visitatio ..... 
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Lyle Ramond Thomas

Mon, Feb 2nd, 2015
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Lyle Raymond Thomas, 82, of Greenleafton, passed away Monday, January 26, 2015, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, while surrounded by family and friends. Funeral services were held on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 1 p.m. at Greenleafton Refor ..... 
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Joyce Elaine Turbenson

Mon, Feb 2nd, 2015
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Joyce Elaine Turbenson, age 82, of Spring Valley, Minn., died Sunday afternoon, January 25, 2015, at the Ostrander Care and Rehab. Joyce was born September 17, 1932, in Spring Valley, the daughter of Mel and Helen (Johnson) Root. She was raised ..... 
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Susan Flattum

Mon, Jan 26th, 2015
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Funeral services for Susan “Sue” Flattum were held 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 21, 2015, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Spring Valley, Minn. Burial took place in the Spring Valley Cemetery. Hindt Funeral Home in Spring Valley, Minn. was ..... 
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Opal Una Turbenson

Mon, Jan 26th, 2015
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Opal Una Turbenson, age 100, of Spring Valley, passed away Sunday afternoon, January 18, 2015, at the Spring Valley Care Center. Opal was born to Emil and Anna (Gullickson) Dugstad on November 11, 1914, in Bristol, S.D. She graduated from Mankat ..... 
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Peggy Lex

Mon, Jan 26th, 2015
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Funeral services for Peggy Lex were held 11 a.m. Monday, January 26, 2015 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Spring Valley, Minn. with Pastor James Scaife officiating. Burial took place in the Spring Valley Cemetery. Visitation was held 5-7 p.m. ..... 
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Louis Schmidt

Mon, Jan 26th, 2015
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Funeral services for Louis Schmidt were held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, January 22, 2015 at Faith United Methodist Church in Spring Valley, Minn. Burial will take place in the Spring Valley Cemetery. Visitation was held 5 - 7 p.m. Wednesday, January 21, ..... 
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Irene Rathbun

Mon, Jan 5th, 2015
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Funeral services for Irene Rathbun were held 11 a.m. Monday, December 29, 2014 at the First English Lutheran Church in Spring Valley, Minn. with Pastor Loel Wessel officiating. Burial took place in the Spring Valley Cemetery. Visitation was held ..... 
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