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Phillip E. Rothwell

Phillip E. Rothwell of Rochester passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at Golden Living East Nursing Home after a brief battle with cancer. Phillip was born in Minneapolis, MN on December 26th 1933 and was raised near Alma, WI.  He married Ila Treder on Febraury 19th 1955.  After moving to Rochester, Phillip worked for Kruse [...]

Tasia Nicole Shelly

Tasia Nicole Shelly, 26 of Rochester, passed away unexpectedly on January 30, 2013 at her home in Rochester. Tasia Cappel was born on April 10, 1986 in Rochester to Thomas and Gail Cappel.  She was a 2004 graduate of Dover-Eyota High School. At the age of 16, she began working at Kids Korner in Eyota, [...]

Elaine T. Beyer

Elaine Tecla Beyer, 84, passed away peacefully the evening of January 25, 2013 at Seasons Hospice, where she was briefly under the watchful care of their staff. Born to Lydia and August Cierzan in Winona, the third of six children, Elaine attended classes at Winona State before graduating from the Kahler Nursing School. She worked [...]

Elaine Laun

Elaine Laun, 78 of Rochester passed on to her heavenly home on January 25, 2013 after a lengthy illness with heart disease. Elaine was born in Morristown, MN on June 19, 1934 to Jesse and Adelaide (Tolzmann) White. She graduated from Morristown Public High School in 1952, from the College of Medical Technology in Minneapolis, [...]

Curtis C. Eide

The memorial service for Curtis C. Eide will be at 1:00 p.m. Sunday January 27, 2013 in River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home, with the Rev. Linda Helberg officiating.  Visitation will be held one hour before the service at the funeral home on Sunday. Mr. Eide, 76, of Mazeppa, MN formerly of Rochester, died [...]

Marie E. Wilson

Marie Elsie Wilson, 68, of Rochester, passed away on Thursday, January 24th 2013 at St Marys Hospital. Marie was born in Winona, MN to Harry & Margaret Cox on January 9th, 1945. She graduated from St. Charles High School in 1962. Marie married Allen Henry Wilson on August 26th, 1967. Her life revolved around her [...]

Wayne B. Smith

The funeral for Wayne Bruce Smith will be at 11:00 am, Saturday, January 26, at Rochester Covenant Church with Pastors Herb Frost and Wes Gabel officiating. Visitation will be held from 4 pm to 7 pm, Friday January 25 in the original main building at Macken Funeral Home and also one hour prior to the [...]

Ronald H. Kearnes

The funeral for Ronald “Ron” Hudson Kearnes will be at 4:30pm Friday, January 25, 2013 at the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home in Rochester. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the chapel. Ronald, 61 died at his home in Rochester, surrounded by his family on January 22, 2013.  Ron [...]

Francis G. Wheelock Sr.

Francis G. Wheelock Sr.  of Rochester passed away on January 22, 2013 at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester following a short illness. Francis was born February 18, 1919 in St. Peter, Minnesota.   He married Mary Brinson on January 15, 1941 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Rochester.  She died on December 21, 1987.  He then [...]

Mary Emily Campbell

Mary Emily Campbell, 97, a lifelong resident of Rochester passed away January 22, 2013 at Madonna Meadows Assisted Living. Mary Emily Macken was born to Daniel and Emily Agnes (Thomas) Macken in Rochester on the 2nd of September 1915. Her Grandparents were Irish farmers in the Simpson and High Forest areas.  She always joked, that [...]