Obituaries

Deborah J. Sehl

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Deborah Jeanne Sehl, beloved daughter of Gertrude B. Sehl and the late Francis Sehl, born December 11, 1952, passed away peacefully at her home in Rochester on July 26, 2014 after a lengthy illness. Deb graduated from Lourdes High School in Rochester, and Fontbonne College in St. Louis, MO. Deb was a high school teacher [...]
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Irene Dorothy Thoreson

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The memorial service for Irene D. Thoreson will be at 11:00AM, Saturday, July 26, 2014 at People of Hope Church in Rochester with Pastor Dan Doering officiating.  A time of gathering will be held one hour prior to the service on Saturday.  As Irene gave in life, she’s giving in death by donating her body [...]
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Dorothy Helen McDowell

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Dorothy Helen McDowell, age 92 of Spring Valley, MN passed away Friday, July 18, 2014 at Spring Valley Care Center. Dorothy was born August 7, 1921 at Chester, MN to Mae and John Hoyer.  She attended country school through the 8th grade.  She was employed at Holland’s Cafeteria at Rochester and later at St. Marys [...]
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John Paul Dovin

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John Paul Dovin of Kirksville, Missouri joined his Heavenly Father on July 20, 2014.  John passed from this earth while at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota. Preceding him in death are his father, John J. Dovin; brother, Julio Dovin, sisters Irma and Nel Nicole Dovin, niece Holly Lucas, and great-nephew Damian Michael Schulte. Survivors [...]
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Michael Lee Whalen

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Michael L. Whalen, 68 of Rochester, passed away Friday at his home. Michael was born on November 21, 1945 in Pipestone Minnesota to Morris and Dorothy Whalen.  He graduated from Stewartville High School and then served in the Navy during the Vietnam War.  In 1983, he married Gloria Zimmerman. Michael was retired from Apache Mall [...]
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Darlene V. Veerkamp

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The funeral for Darlene V. Veerkamp will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 21st at St. Pius X Catholic Church of Rochester with The Rev. Msgr. Donald P. Schmitz officiating.  Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Rochester.  Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 20th at the River [...]
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Helen M. Brossard

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The funeral Mass for Helen Brossard will be at 11:00AM, Friday, July 18, 2014 at Madonna Towers Chapel in Rochester, officiated by Rev. James Russell.  Friends may call one hour prior to the service on Friday at Madonna Towers.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Mrs. Brossard, age 93, a life-long area resident, passed away [...]
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Dawn Jeanette Ehret

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The Memorial Mass for Dawn Jeanette Ehret will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday July 17, 2014 in River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home, with Rev. Paul E. Nelson officiating. Burial will be in Grandview Cemetery in Austin at a later date. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday July 16, 2014 [...]
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Leon Morris Larson

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Leon was born April 3, 1919, in Decorah, IA, son of Martin and Anna (Sorenson) Larson. He graduated from Lone Rock, IA, High School in 1936. He enlisted in the Army in 1940, and was discharged in 1945. On August 8, 1948, he married RoseMarie Luedtke. Together they had one daughter, Dawn Marie. In 1953 [...]
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Dorothy Mae Fogarty

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The funeral for Dorothy Fogarty will be at 10:30am, Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 at St Pius X Catholic Church in Rochester, MN with the Rev. Harry Jewison officiating.  Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Rochester.  Visitation will be held from 5pm to 7pm on Tuesday, July 8th in the River Park Chapel at Macken [...]
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