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KENNETH EARL KORMAN, age 95 of Waseca, died on Friday, May 18, 2018 at the New Richland Care Center.


Visitation will be held from 4-7PM on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Dennis Funeral & Cremation Services in Waseca, and will continue for one hour before the service at the church on Wednesday. 


Funeral services will be held at 11:00AM on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at First Lutheran Church in Waldorf, with Rev. Michael Mathews officiating.  Interment will follow at First Lutheran Cemetery in Waldorf.  dennisfuneralhomes.com




Obituary Notice

Adeline C. Quimby


Adeline “Addie” Christine Quimby, 89, of Kenyon, died Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Kenyon Sunset Home.


She was born October 1, 1928 in Adams, Minnesota the daughter of Christian and Alma (Sathre) Hanson.  She graduated as valedictorian from Adams High School, Class of 1946.  She married Edgar Engen on August 18, 1963.  The couple lived in Adams before moving to Austin and later West Concord.  Edgar died in 1987 and Adeline continued living in West Concord.  She married Orville Quimby on June 1, 1991 and the couple made their home in West Concord. 


Addie worked in the banking industry beginning in Adams and then in Austin.  When she moved to West Concord, she worked briefly at the telephone company before her 35 years at Farmers State Bank. 


Addie loved dancing, playing cards, was an avid reader and researcher; enjoyed playing piano and traveling with Orville.  She was a caregiver, caring for some of her family members.  She also delivered Meals on Wheels and volunteered at various other activities in the area.


Obituary Notice

Mrs. Ella Bernice Jepson




Ella Bernice Jepson, 89, of Owatonna, died Friday, May 18, 2018 at Koda Living Community.


She was born October 6, 1928 in Hartland the daughter of Knute and Betsy Sundve. Ella grew up and attended school near Hartland.  While square dancing she met her future husband Paul.  On Sept. 18, 1954 she married Paul Jepson at Hartland Lutheran Church.  Following their marriage, the couple farmed in Steele County.  Ella worked very hard to keep her family well fed and happy.  She taught herself to tailor clothing and make furniture.  She helped teach a Norwegian language class at St. Olaf College.  Paul and Ella traveled to Norway to visit close relatives, to the Pacific to the places where Paul fought in WW II and throughout Europe.  Of her travels, she enjoyed Norway, Switzerland, Hawaii and New Zealand the most.


Ella was a member of Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church where she was active in Ladies Aid.  She was a member of Present Day Study Club.  Ella was famous for baking exceptionally tasty breads and buns and making many crafts including Tatted Lace.  In her recent years, she enjoyed knitting hats, mittens and scarves to donate to children's charities.  Ella was a woman of strong faith and strong character.


She is survived by her daughter, Ruth (and Doug) Jepson Nelson of Isle; son, James (and Dana) Jepson of Pflugerville, TX;  grandchildren Elizabeth James of Boston, MA, Stephanie (and Philip) Klonowski of Pittsburgh, KS, Michelle Jepson of Wake Forest, NC, David Jepson stationed at Offut A.F.B., NE and many nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by her husband Paul Jepson, 3 brothers and 3 sisters.


Visitation will be at Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church on Wednesday from 9:30am to 10:30am.  Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 10:30am at Emmanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church with The Reverend Thomas Smith officiating.  Interment will be in the Owatonna Memorial Gardens in Owatonna. 




Cheryl Bartosch, of Medford, passed away May 20, 2018, at St. Mary’s Hospital, in Rochester.  Arrangements are pending with the Medford Funeral Home.



ELAINE RUTH FOX, age 92 of Waseca, died on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the Koda Living Community in Owatonna.


Memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 11:00 AM at St. John Lutheran Church in Waseca with visitation one hour prior to the service at the church.  Interment will follow at Woodville Cemetery in Waseca.  Dennis Funeral & Cremation

Services in Waseca is handling arrangments.


DAVID PHILLIP BERG, age 89 of Waterville, died on Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Tucson, Arizona from injuries sustained in a fall.


A service of remembrance will be held at North Waseca Lutheran Church on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 11AM.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, one hour before services at the church.  Dennis Funeral & Cremation Services of Waterville is handling arrangements.



Joseph Lawrence Murry, 64, of Dennison, died Sunday, May 20, 2018 at St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester.


He was born October 21, 1953 in Olivia the son of Laurence and Lorraine (Olson) Murry.  Joe graduated from Kenyon High School in 1972.  He attended Vo-Tech and completed two Associate Degrees.  He worked for Foldcraft prior to starting his 41 year career with Sheldahl which is now called Multek.  On August 12, 1989 he married Mary Hughes at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Kenyon.  The couple resided on the family farm in Sogn Valley where he grew up and where they still live today.


Joe was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Kenyon where he served in many capacities.  He was a lector for nearly 50 years, served on the church council, the cemetery board, was a religious education teacher and bingo caller.  He served on the Warsaw Township Planning Commission.  Joe had a passion for basketball and enjoyed coaching a traveling AAU team.  He was also a world class foosball player in the 1970's and 1980's.  Joe still loved foosball and enjoyed playing in a national tournament in Colorado in 2016.  He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, watching old westerns, working with youth and trips to the north shore.  Joe was a man of strong character.  He offered compliments and encouragement to others and believed in treating others with fairness.  Joe was very proud of his daughters, loved being a dad and always made time for his daughters' activities.


He is survived by his wife, Mary  Murry of Dennison; daughters, Joy (and Fiance Andrew Schultz) Murry of New Brighton, Kate Murry of Dennison, Anna Murry of Dennison; brothers, Timothy Murry of Kenyon, John Murry of Texas, Tom (and Patricia) Murry of Northfield; sister, Barbara (and Doug) Story of Kenyon; mother in law, Caryl Hughes of Faribault; sisters in law, Shelley (and Kyle) Fleming of Waseca, Teresa Leite of Volga, SD, Patricia Hughes-Guillen of Faribault and several nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his parents; father in law, Terrence Hughes; one infant brother and one infant sister.


Visitation will be at Michaelson Funeral Home, Kenyon on Thursday from 4pm to 8pm and at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Kenyon on Friday from 10am to 11am.  Funeral services will be held Friday, May 25, 2018 at 11am at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Kenyon with Reverend Kevin Kenney officiating.  Interment will be in the St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery in Kenyon.


Pat Brady, 70

Pat Brady of Deerfield Township died May 22, 2018 at HCMC in Minneapolis, MN.  Arrangements are pending with the Medford Funeral Home and will be announced in Wed. edition.  For more info go to www.medfordfuneralhome.com or call 507-455-1457


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