Obituaries

Thu
26
Jan

Mary Frances Luetmer Monroe

Mary Monroe, age 58, of Los Angeles, Calif., journeyed peacefully in her sleep to a better place on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, where there is no pain and suffering, at peace with the Lord, where her younger brother, Theodore, will be waiting with open arms.

Mary was born on Sept. 19, 1958, to
Aloysius and Maureen (Heinen) Luetmer from Meire Grove, Minn.

Thu
26
Jan

Marie A. Welz

Marie A. Welz, age 97 of Melrose, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 at the Quiet Oaks Hospice House in St. Augusta, Minn.

  A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 20 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Meire Grove with Rev. Marvin
Enneking officiating and Rev. Ken Thielman concelebrating. Interment was at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Melrose.

Thu
26
Jan

Bertha T. Haskamp

 

Bertha T. Haskamp, age 92, of Sauk Centre, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017 at St. Benedict’s Senior Community in St. Cloud, Minn. 

A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 19 at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church in Sauk Centre with Fr. Sudhansu Kumar, O.S.B. and Deacon Ernie Kociemba officiating. Interment was in the St. Mary’s Cemetery in Melrose.

Wed
18
Jan

Sylvester Bernard Uphus

Sylvester Bernard Uphus died peacefully in his sleep Sunday morning, January 1, 2017. He celebrated his 89th birthday three days before that on Dec. 29 in characteristic style with a speech delivered by himself and a dinner for 30 attendees to follow. Hospitality was always a high value for him.

  A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 5 at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church in Sauk Centre. Visitation was from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church in Sauk Centre. Parish prayers were at 5 p.m. Wednesday evening at the church.

Wed
18
Jan

Madeline E. “Helen”Blommel

Madeline E. “Helen” Blommel, age 96 of St. Rosa, died peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, surrounded by her family, at the CentraCare Health Nursing Home in Melrose, Minn. 

  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in St. Rosa with Rev. Eberhard Schefers officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.

Wed
18
Jan

Barbara E. Igers

Barbara E. Igers, age 80 of Melrose, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, at the CentraCare Health Nursing Home in Melrose, Minn. 

  A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, Jan. 17, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Meire Grove with Rev. Marvin Enneking officiating and Rev.
Mitchell Bechtold and Ken
Thielman concelebrating. Interment was in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Melrose following the lunch.

Wed
11
Jan

Alcuin J. “Al” Gangl

age 90 of Melrose, died Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017 at the CentraCare Health Nursing Home in Melrose, Minn.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 9 at the Patton-Schad Funeral Home in Melrose with Rev. Marvin
Enneking officiating. Inurnment was in St. Mary’s Cemetery with military honors by the Melrose Veterans Honor Guard.

Visitation was held from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.   

Wed
11
Jan

Urban H. “Urb” Toenies

Urban H. “Urb”
Toenies, age 96 of Freeport, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016 at the Mother of Mercy Campus of Care in Albany, Minn.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017 at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in St. Rosa with Rev. Dan Walz officiating. Interment was in the parish cemetery.

Friends called from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church in St. Rosa. 

Wed
11
Jan

Lucille A. Hollenkamp

Lucille A. Hollenkamp, age 85, of Melrose, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, surrounded by her family at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud, Minn.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Grey Eagle with Rev. Ron Dockendorf officiating. Interment was in the parish cemetery.

Wed
21
Dec

Samara Elisa Lastra

Eliseo and Dora Lastra of Melrose are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Samara Elisa Lastra. 

Samara was born on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016 at 4:48 a.m. at CentraCare Health-Melrose Hospital. She weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 21 1/2 inches long. 

Welcoming home Samara is big brother, Elijah, 3. 

Grandparents are Fermin and Maria Martinez of Sauk Centre and Pedro and Maria Lastra of Oceanside, Calif.

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