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Roger D. Week, 67, of Babbitt
Roger D. Week, 67, of Babbitt passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at Essentia Health St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth.
Roger was born on September 4, 1952 in Bemidji, MN to Knute and Agnes (Hanson) Week and grew up in Blackduck, MN. where he graduated from high school. He worked for Reserve Mining Company, Erie Mining Company and as a mechanic for Wright county in Buffalo, MN.
He was the Mayor of Babbitt and worked as a Street Supervisor for the city. He also served six years in the Minnesota National Guard and the Army reserve.
Roger loved hunting, motorcycle riding and spending time with family and friends. He was a charter member of the Iron Cross Motorcycle Club. He served as a snowmobile instructor and a firearms instructor for the State of Minnesota, and received a certificate from Gov. Rudy Perpich for this wonderful accomplishment.
Survivors include his wife Delores "Dolly" Week of Babbitt; his dog Booker, son Brandon Week of Babbitt; four grandchildren, Jasinda (Tyler) Brown of Amery, WI, Samantha Week Obryen of Clear Lake, WI and Ashtyn and Braydon Obryen of Clear Lake, WI; a brother, Robert Week of Zimmerman, MN and two sisters, Mary (Donny) Ferdig of Blackduck, MN and Karen (Sam) Long of Deer River, MN and sister-in-law Kathy Week of Eau Claire, WI and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son Chad Week and two brothers, James and LeRoy.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, March 14, 2020 at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Babbitt with Pastor Erik Roth officiating. Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at a later date in Argo Cemetery, Babbitt. Arrangements are with the Landmark Funeral Home in Virginia. 
WEEK, Roger Dale (I102)
Roger Frank Schnurrer, age 79, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2020 at his home in New Ulm.

Due to the current social restraints, a private family service will be held at the Minnesota Valley Funeral Home, North Chapel, in New Ulm. Pastor Anderson will officiate. Burial will follow in the New Ulm City Cemetery – Soldier's Rest Section.

Roger is survived by his sons, Cory Schnurrer, Aaron Schnurrer, and Tyson Goold, grandchildren, Kaden Schnurrer, T.J. Goold, and Jayda Goold, of New Ulm, and one aunt, Esther Radke, of Sleepy Eye.

He was preceded in death by his parents and grand daughter, Amber Nicole Schnurrer.

Roger Frank Schnurrer was born November 27, 1940 to Frank and Elvira (Kaping) Schnurrer in New Ulm. He graduated from St. Mary's Catholic High School in 1958 and then from MSU. Roger was united in marriage to Darla Cordes on January 8, 1971. He served in the United States Army, owned and operated Shorty's Bar and Die Lorelei Bar, worked as a realtor, and as a dealer at Jackpot Junction, and as a foster parent for the Sheriff's Youth program. In his free time, Roger enjoyed bowling, golfing, baseball, and playing cards.

In his lifetime, he managed the New Ulm American Legion Baseball team, leading them to the World Series in 1985. He was inducted into the New Ulm Baseball Hall of Fame in 2016, as well as the New Ulm Bowling Hall of Fame. In his bowling career, he was a three time Minnesota state champion. He also co-founded the Minnesota Blues Festival. He will be dearly missed by those that knew him. Blessed be his memory. 
SCHNURRER, Roger Frank (I405)
Rose E. Golliher
Dec 7, 2000

Jan. 24, 1941 - Dec. 6, 2000

Rose E. Golliher, 59, of Keokuk, died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2000, at the Keokuk Nursing Center.

She was born on Jan. 24, 1941, in Keokuk, the daughter of Oscar "Jake" and Essie Dunn Paris. She first married James Larry Collier in 1957. She then married Richard Davis in 1971. She was later married to Clarence Curfman and then Don Golliher.

She is survived by: two daughters, Vicky Kerfoot and her husband, Chad, of Beaufort, S.C., and Cherie Colwell of Keokuk; five grandchildren, Derek Frazier, Heather Colwell, Ashley Colwell, Emily Kerfoot and Sammy Kerfoot; two great-grandchildren, Hallei Frazier and Brooklyn Crew; two brothers, Robert Paris and his wife, Faye, of Sparta, Tenn., and John Paris and his wife, Shirley, of Warsaw, Ill.; aunts and uncles, Etta and Truman Stephenson of Keokuk and Mattie Coop of Gorin, Mo.; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her uncle, Glenn Jones who raised her; her parents and her stepfather, Wayne Hackard.

She was a graduate of Keokuk High School and Southeastern Community College.

Mrs. Golliher had been employed at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant in Middletown for several years.

She enjoyed being with her friends and drinking coffee at Country Kitchen. She also enjoyed crocheting and reading.

Mrs. Golliher was a loving grandmother and treasured the time she spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Golliher was a former member of the First Christian Church in Hamilton, Ill.

Funeral services are at 1 p.m. Friday at Vigen Memorial Home in Keokuk, with Brother Bill Hauser officiating.

Burial will be in the Sunset Memorial Park in Keokuk.

Visitation is today with family meeting friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Lee County Hospice or the American Cancer Society. 
PARIS, Rose Etta (I9645)
Roy Eggers
Roy Eggers of Bingham Lake collapsed at his home Nov. 21 while changing car tires and died before help could reach him. He was 80 years old.
Funeral services were held in Windom Saturday at the Hanson-Witt Funeral Chapel. Rev. Dale Wordelman officiated. Music was provided by organist Mrs. Homer Basinger and vocalist Elaine Hunter.
Services were also held Saturday at the United Methodist Church in Harrisburg, S.D. with Rev. Henry Kor officiating.
Casket bearers were Terry and Tom Eggers, Jim, Jeff and Joe Hagemeyer and Kevin Ludens.
Interment followed at the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Tea, S.D.
Roy Peter Eggers was born at Traer, Iowa on Feb. 27, 1899. He was the son of HEnry and Catherine Eggers. He grew up near Traser and attended rural schools there.
He moved to South Dakota where he began working at age 21.
Oct 17, 1924 he married Cora Buus at Sioux Falls, S.D. They became the parents of two sons and two daughters.
Eggers worked at the Morrell Meat Packing Plant in Sioux Falls for a number of years and later he and his wife built and operated a nursing home at Lennox, S.D. His wife passed away in 1965.
On March 6, 1973, he married Helen Davids at the United Methodist Church in Windom. Following their marriage they lived at Bingham Lake, where Helen had been making their home.
Roy was a member of the Windom United Methodist Church and the Senior Citizens. He was an avid gardenera and also enjoyed fishing.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, son son, Keith, three brothers and two sisters.
Those who survive include: his wife, Helen of Bingham Lake; one son, Claxon Eggers of Berthoud, Colo.; two daughters, Mrs. Dorma Catle of Mr. Clemens, Mich. and Mrs. Albert (Patty Ann) Hagemeyer of Tea, S.D.; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two step-children, Darwin Davids of Portland, Ore. and Mrs. Donna Lundeen of Minneapolis; on e brother, Arnold and one sister, Augusta.

(Clipping obtained from the Cottonwood County Historical Society Obituary file.) 
EGGERS, Roy Peter (I5788)
Roy McKinney Sr., 90, Brimson, died Sunday in the Virginia hospital. He is survived by his wife, Florence; two sons, Roy and Harry, Brimson; two daughters, Mrs. Robert Johnson, St. Paul, and Mrs. Howard Johnson, Embarrass; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Johnson-Patterson Funeral Home, Two Harbors. 
MCKINNEY, Roy Sr. (I4)
Roy McKinney, 63, Brimson, died Monday, Feb. 23, 1987, in his home. He was born in Duluth and lived in Brimson most of his life. He retired in 1982 as a maintenance supervisor after 40 years with the Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway. He was Bassett Township supervisor for more than 20 years and was a member of Bassett Congregational Church. He was Army Air Forces veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife, Geraldine; a son, Duane of Andrews Air Force Base, Washington, D.C.; a daughter, Darlene Maki of Minneapolis; a brother, Harry of Brimson; two sisters, Leota Johnson of St. Paul and Madelia Johnson of Embarrass; and four grandsons. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today in the Svendsen-Johnson Funeral Home, Two Harbors. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Two Harbors. Burial will be in Bassett Township Cemetery. 
MCKINNEY, Roy Jr. (I40)
Ruth G. Warden, 90, formerly of 2101 Cherry Lane Estates, died Tuesday (June 8, 2010) in the Good Samaritan Home.

She was born August 1, 1919, in Kirksville, Missouri, the daughter of Rolla and Ona Hunter McKinney.

On June 14, 1947, she married Ross M. Warden in Kansas City, Missouri. He survives.

Mrs. Warden was a 1937 graduate of Kirksville (Missouri) High School and a 1942 graduate of Northeast Missouri State Teachers College. In 1942 she was elected a member of "Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities." She taught at high schools in Kansas City, Excelsior Springs and Hannibal, Missouri.

Mrs. Warden was a member of the First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, and the Gladys Gipe Circle. She was a former member of Spring Lake Country Club, Grace Whipple Chapter of Order of the Eastern Star and Miriam Shrine No. 1, White Shrine of Jerusalem.

She was a volunteer at Blessing Hospital especially in the Tea Room and an emeritus member of the Blessing Hospital Women's Board. She was a life member of Truman University Alumnae Association and a past officer and member of the Women's City Club. She was a life member of the Auxiliary of Good Samaritan Home and life member of the Good Samaritan Home Association.

She had volunteered at Sunset Home and was a member of Beta Sigma Phi sorority. Mrs. Warden was a member and an officer of the Adams County Chapter of the American Red Cross and helped organize the present blood program.

For a number of years, she was a member of the Regional Blood Services Committee. At their home in Leisure World, Mesa, Arizona, she was a member of several organizations, among them the Heart Museum in Phoenix, Arizona, and Pueblo Grande Museum.

Survivors in addition to her husband include a niece, Jane Elizabeth Hager of Shell Knob, Missouri.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, James McKinney.

SERVICES: 2 p.m. Saturday in the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, with Chaplin Steve Disseler.

Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.

VISITATION: Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Hansen-Spear Funeral Home.

MEMORIALS: First Christian Church, Good Samaritan Home or Adams County Chapter of the American Red Cross.

ARRANGEMENTS: Hansen-Spear Funeral Home. 
MCKINNEY, Ruth G. (I10915)
Sam Niemi, 72, Brimson resident for the last 40 years, died Sunday afternoon in the Two Harbors Community hospital after a long illness. He was born in Finland and for 35 years was employed as a section laborer by the Duluth Missabe & Iron Range railroad. Surviving are his wife, Ida; a daughter, Mrs. Harry McKinney, and one granddaughter, all of Brimson. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Indian Lake Communtiy center. Burial will be in the Brimson Cemetery.

NIEMI, Samuel Gabriel Elianpoika Lalia (I1645)
Sandra May Browning, age 64, of Edina, Missouri, passed away Monday, December 28, 2009, at her home. She was born near Colony, Missouri, on October 11, 1945, the fifth child of Howard McConnell and Nellie Leona Pulse Nicol. She attended grade school at Colony and graduated from Knox City High School in 1963. Following graduation, she began working for Dr. Waldo Isom in Knox City. She married Jim Browning of Edina, Missouri, at Colony on January 16, 1965. They began their life together Southeast of Edina, Missouri. Sandra worked for Knox County Farmer's Mutual until she became a stay at home mom. She was the mother of two sons, David and Michael. After they were older, she continued working in insurance and real estate for Don Harrison Agency and Hawkins Insurance Group until poor health forced her to retire. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Charles Nicol. She is survived by her husband Jim of Edina, two sons; David and wife Renee of Thompson's Station, Tennessee, and Michael and wife Janet of Farmington, Iowa, two sisters; Mary Joy Sayres of Knox City, Missouri, and Judy Rolfe and husband Ernest of Windsor, Ontario and a brother John Will Nicol and wife Judy of Knox City, Missouri, five grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and many good friends. Mrs. Browning believed in making the community a better place to live. At age 13 she was baptized into the Baptist faith at Colony. She then spent many years teaching Sunday School in Edina and sang with the choir at the First Baptist Church in Kirksville. She actively worked with young people in many areas in the community including Cub Scouts, Little League Baseball and Knox County Promotional Council, Wider Opportunities Board, Home Health Advisory Board and others. She was recognized as a "Missouri Merit Mother" by the Missouri Mother's Association in 1991. Her love of music started at an early age and she became a soloist for many events. She made several trips to Europe as a member of the Mark Twain Chorale and Missouri Baptist Choir, singing in wonderful, historical places, her favorite being the Koln Cathedral in Germany. She co-founded the Knox County Community Theater and performed on stage with this group and the Memphis Players in several musicals. She enjoyed local history and did extensive research for the Colony Scrapbook one and two. She loved her hometown and helped save its history. She was a member of the Edina Baptist Church, Knox County Historical Society, NSDAR Ann Haynes Chapter, New England Women, American Legion Auxiliary and Friends of Colony. Her hobbies were music and performing arts, historical research, photography, car racing, reading and collecting antiques. She loved life and she was not afraid to make a difference. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 30, 2009, at the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, Missouri. Reverend Laura Taylor will officiate the services. Burial will be in Park View Memorial Gardens at Kirksville, Missouri. Music will be provided by Brent Karhoff singing "How Great Thou Art" and "Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus", he will be accompanied by Carol Hayes, and Ken Woodward, singing "The Lord's Prayer. Casket bearers will be Martin Taylor, Carl Woodward, Kenn Woodward, Ronald Sayres, Joe Nicol and Greg Nicol. Honorary bearers will be Jim Bohovich, Derek Sayres, Ron Smith, Randy Smith and Joshua Taylor. Visitation will be on Tuesday, December 29, 2009, after 4 p.m. with the family receiving friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, Missouri. Memorials in memory of Sandra May Browning may be made to the Knox County Music Boosters or Knox County Library. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, Missouri, 63537.
NICOL, Sandra May (I1686)
Shirley M. Langager, age 90, late of New Lenox, died April 16, 2015.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thelmar Langager; one daughter, Carolyn Urbano; one step son, T.S. Langager; one grand-daughter, Janet Boards; four sisters, Betty Cox, Arlene Gregerash, Jean Revels, and Janet Prodehl; one brother, Raymond Prodehl.

She is survived by her loving children, David (Linda) Langager, Elaine (Robert) Shear, Annette (Thomas) Darnall; step children, Naomi (Jack) Spidle and Evy Quick; seventeen grandchildren; great- grandmother of several; one sister, Patsy Wilmoth; and brother, James (Deb) Prodehl.

Funeral Committal Service Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at 11:00 a.m., at Woodlawn Cemetery, 815-485-8697
Published in The Herald-News on Apr. 19, 2015 
PRODEHL, Shirley M. (I10968)
Sketch of Mrs. Webster
Mrs. Catherine Wilson Berto Webster, 85k who died Tuesday morning at 5 o'clock at her home at Amherst, had been a resident there since infancy. Her death followed a stroke which she suffered on April 22.

Mrs. Webster was born on April 7, 1853, in the state of New York, a daughter of James Wilson and Sally Van Skiver Wilson. She came to Amherst in October, 1853, with her parents, who located at the home now occupied by Mrs. Webster's son, James Berto, known as the Wilson homestead, where she resided until her marriage. She was married to George W. Berto on July 12, 1874, after which they lived on a farm a mile west of Amherst for a short time, then locating at the present home. Mr. Berto died on July 28, 1893. She later married John N. Webster, who was the husband of her late sister, Jane, on October 13, 1894, becoming the step-mother of her sister's three children, Mrs. Agnes Webster, Gustin and Preston Webster, former clerk of the court in Stevens Point, who both preceded her in death, and James C. Webster, residing at Amherst. Mr. Webster died on January 25, 1905.

Mrs. Webster's parent were pioneed residents of Amherst, locating there shortly after the Flemmings, who were the first to acquire land in the vicinity.

Surviving are four children, Elmer C. Berto of Bothell, Washington, Thomas J. Berto of Milwaukee, Mrs. W. F. (Luella) Prochnow of Fond du Lac and James Berto, president of the village of Amherst; the one step-son, James C. Webster of Amherst; 16 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; 23 step-great grandchildren and one step-great great grandchild. George W. Smith fo Fond du Lac is a brother-in-law.

Mrs. Webster had lived at her present home most of her married life. For the past two years she had spent the winter with her daughter, Mrs. Prochnow, at Fond du Lac, returning to Amherst early in the spring. During the past spring Mrs. Prochnow has been with her mother.

Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock at her home. Rev. Margaret Oosterhuis will officiate and burial will follow in the Greenwood cemetery. 
WILSON, Catherine (I3836)
Son of Red Bluff Man Killed in Air Crash

Washington (AP) -- The Navy reports two Californians were killed in Tuesday's crash of a Navy plane in Turkey:
Co-pilot - Lt. Cmdr. Warren Jack Hampton; wife Helen B., Naval Air Station, Rota, Spain; father, Olen J. of 8 Root Ave., Red Bluff; mother, Mrs. Mildren Schoellerman, Redding.

Marvin Arthur Radtke; wife Marilyn R., Rota; son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward F. F. E. Radke, Rt. 2, Box 606, Acampo, Calif. 
RADTKE, Marvin Arthur (I9921)
Public notice is hereby given that a petition has been filed in the Probate Court of Winnebago County, Illinois, stating that Peter Neitits of Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin died leaving a will and owning real estate located in the State of Illinois.
The said deceased left him surviving Mathew Neitits, a/k/a Neititus; Anthony Neitits, a/k/ Neititus or unknown heirs or devisees of Anthony Neitits, a/k/a Neititus; Joseph Bellskus or unknown heirs and devisees of Joseph Bellskus; Margaret Peters; Mary H. Beecher; unknown heirs and devisees of Mathew Bellskus; and unknown heirs at law, if any, If living, whose names and addresses are unknown, as his sole heirs at law, and George McMahan, Alvin Christensen, Betty Christensen, Charles Clark and David Clark as devisees and legatees who have or may have some interest in said Illinois real estate. Said petition has been filed by Robert C. Bourland, Public Administrator, praying that said foreign will be admitted to probate and for issuances of letters of administration with will annexed.
Notice is hereby given to the above named person and unknown heirs, if any, and all whom it may concern, that a hearing will be had on said petition by said Probate Court; in the room usually occupied by said Court, in the Court House in the City of Rockford, Winnebago County, Illnois, on the 25th day of September, 1962, at the hour of 10:00 o'clock A.M., D.S.T. or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, at which time and place you are notified to be present, if you so desire.
August 21, 1962.
/S/ Bess E. Clifford, Clerk of the Probate Court of Winnebago County.
Brown, Connolly and Paddock
304 First National Bank Building
Rockford, Illinois
Attorneys for the Petitioner
R-R Aug. 25; Sept. 7, 8.
NEITITS, Peter Joseph (I2948)
164 At least one living or private individual is linked to this note - Details withheld. Family F1694
Tailor -- Leaf Edward, Market place. 
LEAF, Edward (I3951)
The body of Mrs. Phoebe Wilson, who passed away at the home of her daughter, Mrs. C. F. Haertel, in Stevens Point Sunday afternoon, and whose obituary has been given else-where in the Journal, was brought to the village on Soo passenger train No. 12, Wednesday afternoon and taken to the M.E. church where services were held by Rev. J.J. Gelling. The church was beautifully decorated in white and lavender bunting with cut flowers. Songs were sung by Mrs. B. Harvey and Miss Virginia Mason, with Mrs. A.P. Een accompanist. The internment was made in Greenwood cemetery in the Wilson lot. The acting pallbearers at Stevens Point were her sons Robert, Thomas, Richard and Henry, C.F. Haertel, a son-in-law and Wm. H. Flowlie, a grandson. Those who acted in the same capacity at Amherst were chosen from the friends and neighbors of the deceased: P.N. Peterson, C.N. Fenton, A. P. Een, John Van Skiver, Burton Harvey and Geo. Smith. The flower arrangements were in charge of Mesdames L.A. Pomeroy, C.n. Fenton, C.M. Katos, and Miss Cora.. 
FLEMING, Phoebe (I844)
The Quincy Daily Herald
Quincy, Illinois
Saturday, May 05, 1906; Page: 5Judge John Black, a pioneer of Edina, Mo., died last Sunday aged 80.

The Edina Democrat
Edina, Missouri
May 04, 1906
Page 1, Column 6

Death claimed one of Knox county's pioneer fathers in the person of Judge John Black, whose spirit took its flight at his home in this city Sunday evening at 8 o'clock. Deceased was born in Perry county, Ohio, in 1817, and at the time of his death was 89 years of age. He came to Edina sixty-five years ago, and has been an eye-witness to the countrys transformation from a wild, barren waste into one of the garden spots of the West. He was prominently identified with the development and served two terms as Judge. He was a devout Catholic, his name being the first to appear on the record of St. Joseph's church which has grown into one of the strongest in the state from an humble beginning. He helped to erect the first church edifice, a log structure. He leaves a wife to mourn his loss as well as a large circle of friends. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Father Byrne at the church Tuesday at 10 a.m., after which interment took place in the old Catholic cemetery.

BLACK, Judge John Randall (I12837)
Transcribed from the Biography of Math Schnurer #524
Works Progress Administration Project #3870 Morrison Co
unty Historical Society
Given by Mr. Schnurer and recorded by John Schmolke in April of 1937
SCHNURER, MATH Otremba, Mary Granite Township Pierz, Minnesota R #1
Math Schnurer was born July 30, 1877, in Gebfritz, Weidhoven, Austria, the son of Ignatz Schnurer and Antonia Litschauer Schnurer, farmers. Mr. and Mrs. Ignatz Schnurer had five children:
A-1 Christina came to America and married Anton Theser, a farmer in Agram township. They are both deceased. They had one child.
A-2 Mary stayed in Germany, is married and has two children. They live on a farm.
A-3 Ignatz stayed in Germany, was married and had a number of children.
A-4 Math is the subject of this sketch.
1-5 Antonia, now Mrs. Wodizka, has two children. Her husband is janitor at the Pierz church.

Math attended school in Austria from his sixth to his fourteenth year. Then he worked in a bakery until he was twenty-one years old. In 1898 he came to America and worked in the vicinity of Pierz as a farm hand. He also worked in the harvest fields in North Dakota and in the winter worked in the woods and on log drives. He bought 160 acres of wild brush land in Section 34, Agram Township. On this he built a frame house and a small barn. He bought three horses. He lived alone on his farm. In the spring and summer seasons he would break land on his farm and then for two winters he worked in the woods with his horses. In 1905 he bought eighty acres of land in Section 34, Agram Township, about a quarter of a mile from his farm. This land is now all under cultivation. In 1906 he bought another forty acres of pasture land in Section 33, of Agram.

On June 25, 1907, he married Mary Otremba, daughter of Frank and Rose Gruber Otremba of Agram township. She died August 13, 1933. The had nine children, namely:
B-1 Frank, born April 9, 1909, married Vera Koeping, a mechanic in a garage in New Ulm, Minnesota.
B-2 Adeline, born August 17, 1910, now Mrs. Math Brausen, has one child. They farm in Agram Township.
B-3 William, born March 11, 1912, is single. He works on a farm in New Ulm, Minnesota.
B-4 Irene, born May 10, 1913, is Mrs. William Weber. Mr. Weber works in a store at Sleepy Eye, Minnesota.
B-5 Florence, born February 23, 1915, is Mrs. Jerome Szyszka. They farm at Waseca, Minnesota.
B-6 Rheinhard, born May 12, 1916, is single. He works on the home farm.
B-7 Cecelia, born May 25, 1917, is single and lives at home.
B-8 Leona, born August 7, 1920, is at home.
B-9 Eleanor, born February 1, 1922, attends school and lives at home.

Math built a granary, garage, henhose, hoghouse, and milk house on his farm. In 1920 he build a 38 by 70 feet frame barn. He now has 168 acres under cultivation, using the balance for pasture and meadow. He own 50 head of cattle of which 20 are milk cows, 8 horses, 30 hogs, and 150 hens. He is interested in diversified farming. His son, Rheinhard, helps him.

Math is a member of the Pierz Co-operative Creamerys Association and for a period of three years served as town supervisor and was chairman of his school district for three years. He is a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church of Pierz, Minnesota.
SCHNURRER, Mattheus (I81)
U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
Name: Abraham L Grunewald Birth Year: 1915
State of Residence: Minnesota County or City: Jackson«tab»
Enlistment Date: 3 Feb 1945 Enlistment State: Minnesota Enlistment City: Fort Snelling 
GRUNEWALD, Abraham L. (I6038)
United States of America, State of Minnesota, County of St. Louis SS. District Court, Eleventh Judicial District.

Elling Ellingson personally appeared before the subscriber, the Clerk of the District Court of the County of St. Louis, Eleventh Judicial District, for said State of Minnesota, being a Court of Record, and made oath that he was born in Norway on and about the year eighteen hundred and Fifty nine, that he emigrated to the United States, and landed at the port of New York on or about the month of May in the year eighteen hundred and Eighty eight; That it is his bona fide intention to become a Citizen of the United States, and to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign Prince, Potentate, State or Sovereignty whatever, and particularly to the King of Norway, whereof he is a subject. (signed) Elling Ellingson Subscribed and sworn to this 1st day of Nov A.D. 1892 SE Peachey Deputy Clerk 
ELLINGSEN, Elling (I10614)
Vieno "Vienna'' M. Walkama, 85, of Eveleth, formerly of Makinen died Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2001, in Arrowhead Senior Living Community in Eveleth.
She was born on Aug. 12, 1916, to Hjalmer and Edla (Ek) Simola in Brimson, Minn. She grew up and attended school in Brimson, graduating from Duluth Central in 1936. Following graduation, she nannied for a family in Missouri for one year. She was united in marriage to Vaino "Wayne'' Walkama on Aug. 14, 1937, in Duluth. Following marriage, the couple lived at the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp at Lake Sullivan for a short time before making their home in Makinen, where she worked on the family dairy farm.

She was a member of the Palo Congregational Church, Makinen Community Club, Makinen Senior Citizen's Club, Brimson Women's Club and was a patient council member at the Arrowhead Senior Living Community for five years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Vaino, in 1996; grandchildren Dawn Renee Trenholm and Brian Tapio; brothers Wayne and John Simola; and her parents.

She is survived by daughters Lucille Carlson of Ely, Elsie (Melvyn) Tapio of Brimson, Christine Trenholm of Makinen and Donna (Emil) Jalonen of White Bear Lake, Minn.; a granddaughter, Julie Hillman of Duluth; grandsons Robert Carlson of Riverton, Wyo., Scott (Maryhelen) Tapio of Falcon Heights, Minn., Martin (Jaimie) Carlson of Renton, Wash., Wayne (Lori) Trenholm of Makinen; and Robert Jalonen of White Bear Lake, Minn.; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sisters Esther Ellingsen of Two Harbors and Ruth (Harry) McKinney of Brimson; a brother, William Simola of Brimson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

VISITATION: 1 until the 2 p.m. service Friday in Palo Congregational Church, Palo. Burial in Makinen Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements by the Range Funeral Home of Virginia.

SIMOLA, Vieno Matilda (I45)

SERVICES: Visitation will be Friday, one hour prior to the 2 p.m. funeral service at the Palo Congregational Church in Palo, with the Rev. Randy Melhus officiating. Burial will be in Makinen Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements are by the Range Funeral Home of Virginia.

Vieno "Vienna" M. Walkama, 85, of Eveleth, formerly of Makinen, died on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2001, at the Arrowhead Senior Living Community in Eveleth.

She was born on Aug. 12, 1916, to Hjalmer and Edla (Ek) Simola in Brimson. She grew up and attended school in Brimson, graduating from Duluth Central in 1936. Following graduation, she nannied for a family in Missouri for one year. She was united in marriage to Vaino "Wayne" Walkama on Aug. 14, 1937, in Duluth. Following marriage, the couple lived at the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp at Lake Sullivan for a short time, before making their home in Makinen, where she worked on the family dairy farm. She was a member of the Palo Congregational Church, the Makinen Community Club, the Makinen Senior Citizens Club, the Brimson Women's Club, and was a patient council member at the Arrowhead Senior Living Community for five years.

Survivors include four daughters, Lucille Carlson of Ely, Elsie (Melvyn) Tapio of Brimson, Christine Trenholm of Makinen and Donna (Emil) Jalonen of White Bear Lake, Minn.; one granddaughter, Julie Hillman, of Duluth; five grandsons, Robert Carlson of Riverton, Wyo., Scott (Maryhelen) Tapio of Falcon Heights, Minn., Martin (Jaimie) Carlson of Renton, Wash., Wayne (Lori) Trenholm of Makinen and Robert Jalonen of White Bear Lake; 10 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; two sisters, Esther Ellingsen of Two Harbors and Ruth (Harry) McKinney of Brimson; one brother, William Simola, of Brimson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Vaino, in 1996; two grandchildren, Dawn Renee Trenholm and Brian Tapio; two brothers, Wayne and John Simola; and her parents.
SIMOLA, Vieno Matilda (I45)
Vincent John Pillatzki
Funeral services were held Wednesday, October 15, 1980 at St. James Catholic Church, Dawson, for Vincent John Pillatzki of Dawson, who passed away after a month's illness on Sunday morning from a stroke and other complications. He was fifty-seven years old.
Vince was born on July 5, 1923 to Paul and Clara Pillatzki at home on the family farm near Nassau, Minnesota. He helped with farming and did construction work with his dad in rural Nassau, Bellingham, and Ortonville.
On December 15, 1944 he entered into the Army branch of the Armerd Services. He was in Japan and the Phillipines during World War II. After his overseas tour of duty he did some recruiting in California until he was discharged in March 1947. He then moved back to Minnesota.
On November 4, 1947 he was married to the former Della Smogard. They lived in Montevideo during the first years of their marriage wehre Vince was engaged in the construction business. They moved to Dawson in 1951 where Vince started his own construction business most notably building the Johnson Memorial Nursing Home.
Vince and Della had six children: Betty (Mrs. Donald Jensen), Paul, Donna (Mrs. Douglas Hermanson), David, Rose and Jason. All of their children live in Dawson with the exception of Rose who is attending college at St. Catherine's in St. Paul.
Vince is survived by his wife, Della, who is living at home; daughters Betty, Donna, and Rose; and sons Paul, David and Jason. He had three grandsons, Leon Jenson and Ryan and Joshua Pillatzki. Vince also had three brothers and four sisters: Bernard Pillatzki of Bellingham, MN, Luverne Pillatzki of Nassau, MN, Ralph Pillatzki of East Grand Forks, MN, Mrs. Ed (Catherine) Karels of Ortonville, MN, Mrs. Ralph (Francis) Roggenbuck of Madison, MN, Mrs. Robert (Mary) Nathes of St. Cloud, MN, and Mrs. Dennis (Margaret) Evenson of San Diego, California.
He was preceded in death by both his parents.
He was a member of St. James Catholic Church of Dawson, the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Funeral services were conducted by Father Bernard Steiner and Father Johnston of the Rosen and Nassau parishes. Organist was Mrs. Gerald Roggenbuck. Pall bearers were Ed Plate, Clifford Plate, Marold Baker, O.M. Hegre, Oren Vellekson, and Dennis Schueller. Honorary pall bearers were all friends and relatives who attended the funeral. Interment was in the St. James Catholic Cemetery.
Vince was a man who firmly believed in the adage, "If you're going to do a thing -- do it right". This principle earned him much respect in the community as a trustworthy and honest... ( copy of obituary is cut off)
PILLATZKI, Vincent John (I5649)
Walter Erwin Milberger
Walter Erwin Milberger, 90, of Brookston, Minn., passed away Friday, May 13, 2011, in Moose Lake, Minn. He was born May 21, 1920, in Cloquet, Minn., to William and Grace Milberger. Walter had worked for Diamond Match Company, Potlatch Corporation and also owned the Milberger Group Home in Brookston. He was a member of the AFL-CIO and had served as union vice-president.

Walter was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Betty; and four children, James, Patricia Lanhart, Walter Jr. and Russell.

He is survived by one son, Richard (Maureen) Milberger of Brookston; two daughters, Grace (George) Wagner of Saginaw, Minn., and Kathy (Donald) Wilton of Brookston; two brothers, Robert (Betty Lou) Milberger of Cloquet and Fred (Lillian) Rogers of Arizona; 24 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Monday, May 16, from 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. memorial service at Nelson Funeral Care, 1004 Cloquet Ave., Cloquet, followed by a luncheon at the Arrowhead Town Hall.

Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Care, Cloquet, 218-879-3225.
MILBERGER, Walter Irwin (I1407)
Wayne H. Simola, 84, of Brimson died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2000, in Lakeshore Lutheran Home, Duluth. He was born Feb. 16, 1915, to Hjalmer and Edla Simola and attended schools in Brimson. He was an Army veteran of World War II and served in the European Theater of operations, landing on Normandy Beach. He served with the 801st Tank Battalion, serving in five campaigns: Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe, and the Battle of the Bulge. Wayne married Julia Aelmini in Ely in 1942, and was widowed in 1964. He married Rauha Michalson in 1969 and was widowed again in 1972. He married Esther Niemi in 1974. He was employed by the St. Louis County Highway Department for 38 years, retiring in 1977. His fraternal memberships and affiliations include Fortitude Lodge 188AFAM, Two Harbors, and was its past master; and Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter 160, Two Harbors, and was its past worthy patron. He was a 32-degree mason, Scottish Rite of Duluth, and a member of the Aad Temple Shrine. He was a life member of the Range Patrol and its past president. He was a member of Ver Saba Shrine Club of Virginia and the North Shore Shrine Club of Two Harbors. He was a life member of the VFW Post 4454, Two Harbors, the Brimson Sportsman Club, Loyal Order of the Moose and American Legion 109. He was a fire warden for the state and federal governments for more than 50 years. He was precede in death by a brother, John Simola of Aurora. He is survived by his wife, Esther; stepsons Jim Niemi of Lexington, Ky., and Jack Niemi of Naperville, Ill.; a brother, William Simola of Brimson; sisters Vienna Walkama of Eveleth, Esther Ellingsen of Two Harbors and Ruth McKinney of Brimson; and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation: 5 until the 7 p.m. Masonic service today in Cavallin Funeral Home, Two Harbors. Service at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Two Harbors. Burial in Brimson Cemetery. 
SIMOLA, Waino Hjalmar (I43)
William G. Ullrich, 73, 333 N High St., former Rock County Highway Department employe and a Janesville resident since childhood, died in St. Clare Hospital, Monroe, at 10:45 p.m. Monday. He had been in failing health for 13 months.
After working for the highway department he was employed for 15 years at the Beloit Iron Works, retiring in 1952. He was a member of St. Williams parish.
Born in Znsilz, Germany Oct. 28, 1888 he was the son of Henry and Caroline Bobzien Ullrich. He married Veronica Templin Nov. &, 1907 in St. Mary's Church, the Rev. W.A. Goebel officiating.
Surviving are his wife; five sons, Frank, of Orient, S.D., Edward, of Beloit, William, of Harvard,Ill., Harry and Donald Ullrich, both of Janesville; six daughters, Mrs. Mary Singletary, Beloit, Mrs. Eleanor Staver, Harvard, Mrs. Gertrude Ridge, Whitewater, Mrs. Dorothy Olson, Milton Junction, Mrs. Helen Michael and Mrs. Agnes Yahnke, both of Janesville; 36 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; a brother Fred Kleinsmith, Evansville; and five sisters, Mrs. Grace Harten, Evansville, Mmes. Bert Campbell, Margaret Gebhardt, Eleanor Banks and Helen Satness, all of Beloit. A daughter Mrs. Clara Gehri preceded him in death.
Services will be held at 8:30 a.m. Thursday in the Whitcomb Funeral Home and at 9 o'clock in St. Williams Church. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday afternoon and evening the Rosary service to be at 8 o'clock.

Janesville Daily Gazette, Tuesday, July 17,1962. 
ULLRICH, William George (I9546)
WIlliam Graf, Lewisville, Dies
Lives in Lewisville 14 Years - Wife and Six Children Survive
William Graff, 75, pioneer of the Lewisville community died at his home at Lewisville at 10:10 a. m. Friday following a long illness from infirmities of age.
Mr. Graff had lived in Lewisville for the past 14 years, following his retirement from his farm north of Lewisville.
He is survived by his wife and the following six children: Mrs. John Peitsch, Truman; Mrs. Gust Lehmpuhul, Good Thunder; Carl Graff, Lewisville; Mrs. Fred Kettner, Jr., Truman; Rudy and Harry Graff, Lewisville.
He also leaves a brother, Otto of Fairmont, and three sister, Mrs. Augusta Boelter, Amboy; Mrs. August Urban, Truman, and Mrs. M. Boethin, St. Peter.
Services were held Monday at 1:30 p. m. at the home and 2 p. m. at the Lutheran church in Lewisville, the Rev. W. C. Rumich officiating. Burial was in the _ieldon cemetery. The pallbearers were Rudy Graf, Harry Graf, Carl Graf, John Pietsch of Truman, Fred Kettner and Gus Lempohl of Good Thunder - Fairmont Sentinel.
William Julius Graf was born on October 24, 1866, in Grobawo Province Posen, Germany. He was confirmed in the year of 1881. In 1884 he immigrated to America and settled at Willow Creek where he was united in marriage to Bertha Seeman on September 25, 1892. This marriage ceremony was performed by Pastor E. G. Stark of Willow Creek. This union was blessed with ten children of which four daughters have preceded their father in death. In 1895 the family moved to their farm home north of Lewisville where they resided for thirty-three years. On October 1st, 1928 Mr. and Mrs. Graf retired and made their home in the village of Lewisville where they resided until his demise. For the past seven years Mr. Graf has been failing in health. He was a very faithful church member and active in civic affairs.
GRAF, William Julius (I5078)
William Henry Broome, Deputy Collector of the United States, died at his residence, No. 97 Park avenue, Brooklyn, on Sunday evening of pleuro-pneumonia. Mr. Broome, who was forty-four years of age, was the son of the late Hon. John L. Broome, and grandson of Col. John Broome, for many years Lieutenant Governor of this State, and an officer during the Revolutionary War. His funeral will take place to-morrow at 2 P.M.
BROOME, William Henry (I4396)
William M. "Shorty" Milberger, 87, of Cloquet, died July 2, 2011, in The Lighthouse of Cloquet.

He was born June 23, 1924, to Frank and Hannah Milberger. He was a World War II veteran serving in India driving trucks from India to China on the Burma Road. Shorty married Lorraine Guyard on July 10, 1948, in Cloquet.

Shorty was employed by Northwest Paper/Potlatch Corporation most of his life. He was a member of the Potlatch Quarter Century Club, Paper Workers Local 97 and Firemen & Oilers Local 939. He attended and was a member of Cloquet Gospel Tabernacle.

In his earlier years, Shorty spent a lot of time at his sister and brother-in-law's farm helping out haying and tending the farm. He enjoyed spending time at the cabin at Big Lake and spent many hours improving the property.

Shorty liked collecting coins, board games, playing cards, puzzles, horseshoes and especially origami. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, his "Little Rascals". You could always find him tinkering in his garage. After his retirement, he especially enjoyed spending time with his brother, Vernie, and his sister, Mary.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Lorraine; brothers Gordon and Harry L. Milberger; and two great-granddaughters, Chelie Clark and Gabrielle Libson.

Shorty is survived by two daughters, Kay (Bill) Ross of Vancouver, Wash., and Nancy Anderson of Cloquet; three grandchildren, Cary (David) Libson of Brooklyn Park, Minn., Amber (Bernie) Despot of Carlton and Jeremy Kantonen of Cloquet; six great-grandchildren, Braxten and Kolten Clark of Brooklyn Park, Payten Libson of Brooklyn Park, Brianna and Alex Despot of Carlton and Noah Myers of Cloquet; two sisters, Muriel Johnson of Carlton and Mary Warner of Cloquet; two sisters-in-law, Gladys Milberger and Mardel Milberger; and many nieces and nephews.

VISITATION: 2:30 until the 3:30 p.m. memorial service, Wednesday, July 13, 2011, in Atkins-Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th St., Cloquet. Inurnment will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery. To leave an online tribute, see 
MILBERGER, William M. (I10744)
William T. Simola Obituary
William T. Simola, 85, of Brimson, Minn., died Monday, September 15, 2003, in his home. He was born February 22, 1918, to Hjalmer and Edla (Tammi) Simola in Brimson where he was a lifelong resident. He sailed on the Great Lakes on ore carriers for nine years, then worked for 31 years as a heavy equipment operator for St. Louis County. He was also a Fairbanks Township Supervisor and was self-employed as a gravel hauler for many years. Bill was a life member of the Loyal Order of Moose, the Masonic Lodge, the Shriners and the Harbormates. He enjoyed auctions and collecting. Bill was preceded in death by his parents; his beloved wife, Jacquelin; a son, Larry; two brothers, Wayne and John Simola; and a sister Vienna Walkama. Bill is survived by his children, Joan (Jim) Radke of Peoria, Ariz., Susan (Eric) Radke of Thousand Oaks, Calif., William Terry (Mary) Simola of Iron, Karen Simola of Brimson, Debbie (Carl) Carlson of Two Harbors, and Bobbie (Larry) Sheils of Brimson; grandchildren, Michelle Geise, Joan Keiner, Tania Simola, Jacqueline Simola, Jesse Simola, Jennifer Sheils, and Renae Carlson; a great-grandchild, Jasmine; step-grandchildren, Jason Sheils, and Karen Martin; step-great-grandchildren, Samantha, Jade and Blaze; and sisters, Esther Ellingsen of Two Harbors, Ruth (Harry) McKinney of Brimson. VISITATION:12 Noon until the 1 p.m. service on Saturday, September 20, 2003, at Cavallin Funeral Home in Two Harbors. Burial will be in Brimson Cemetery. 
SIMOLA, William Toivo (I44)
Mrs. Jennies M. Wilson, 91, and a former resident of 5604 31st Ave., died at the Sheridan Nursing Home following a long illness.

She was born in Martinstown, Canada on Aug. 25, 1884, the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Munroe. As a child, she came to Wisconsin, graduating from high school in Barron.

On July 12, 1911, she married Morris G. Wilson and he died on May 29, 1971. In 1912, they came to Kenosha to live.

She was a member of St. Matthew Episcopal Church, and a member of the Past Presidents of the P.T.A.

Survivors include two sons, W. Robert of Appleton and Henry T. of Washington, D.C.; three daughters, Helen M. of Chicago, Mrs. Jane Hannan of Kenoshaa dn Mrs. Frank (Dorothy) Wood of Denver, Colo.; nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a grandson. 
MUNROE, Jennie Cameron (I15313)
Wilson -- Funeral services for the late Ms. Jennis M. Wilson, formerly of 5604 31st Avenue, late of 8400 Sheridan Rd., who passed away November 11th, will be held on Thursday, November 13th at 10:30 A.M. from St. Matthews Episcopal Church, Interment following in Green Ridge Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Memorial remembrances may be made to St. Matthews Episcopal Church. The Hansen Funeral Home is serving the family. 
MUNROE, Jennie Cameron (I15313)
With courage and faith, Grace Wagner passed at home, her loving husband and family at her side.

A 1963 graduate of Albrook High School in Saginaw, Grace was an employee at Lighthouse for the Blind and served as a home daycare provider. But her life's work was as George Wagner's partner in more than a half-century of family farming. Operating as Stonybrook Greenhouse and Gardens, they sold plants and produce and ran a small dairy farm in Brookston. Grace, George, their children and grandchildren are all familiar faces at farmer's markets in Duluth and other venues.

Grace and George raised five children: Peter; Helene Bong (the late Mark Bong); Rebecca; Ann (Eric Ringham), and Joel (Heather Wagner). They had four grandchildren and two step-grandchildren: Paige, Gavin and Nora Wagner; Joseph Bong; and Madeleine and Peter Ringham. Grace is also survived by her brother, Richard Milberger (Maureen), and sister-in-law, Lynn Milberger (the late Russell Milberger).

She lived as a model of integrity, dignity, love and, true to her name, Grace. 
MILBERGER, Grace Louise (I67)
Date of Birth: na
Place of Birth: na
Mother Maiden Name: na
certid# 1935-MN-007119
Date of Death: 07 Feb 1935
County of Death: LAC QUI PARLE 
VOELZ, Mathilda (I5552)
WRIGHT-Gordon Kennedy Wright, prominent Los Angeles attorney, passed away Sunday, September 26, 2004 at Huntington Memorial Hospital at the age of 84 years old from declining health associated with his advanced age. Wright was born in Webster Groves, a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri, on February 19, 1920. Wright graduated from Webster Groves High School in 1937, and moved to California to attend the University of Southern California. Wright was a member of the Stud ent Council on Religion, the Committee for Foreign Students, the Varsity Debate Team, Phi Eta Sigma, the Blackstonian Society, Delta Sigma Rho, and Alpha Eta Rho. Wright ran a colorful campaign for President of the University Student Body in his Senior year. A member of Phi Beta Kappa, Wright received his A.B. degree Magna Cum Laude in 1941. Gordon Wright had a distinguished career in the United States Navy during World War II. Wright served as an Officer on destroyers in the Pacific, twice surviving the sinking of his ship, and participated in the naval engagements at Midway, the defense and capture of Guadalcanal, the Battle of Sant Cruz, New Guinea, the Bismarck Archipelago, Munda Air Field, New Georgia, and the Coral Sea, among other engagements. Ultimately a Lieutenant Commander, Wright received several commendations and the Legion of Merit along with 15 battle stars. Following World War II Wright attended Law School at the University of Southern California, obtaining his J.D. degree in 1948. He re mained active in Law School alumni affairs for many years, and served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Law School. Wright enjoyed a long and distinguished legal career here in Los Angeles County. He joined the firm of Lillick, Geary, McHose & Roethke in 1949, becoming a partner of the firm in 1956. Wright remained a partner in the firm, which ultimately became known as Lillick, McHose & Charles. Lillick merged with Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro in 1990. The firm is now known as Pillsbury Winthrop . For many decades, Wright actively participated and tried many significant cases until his retirement in 2002. His State Bar activities included membership on the Federal Practice Committee 1955-56; Committee on Banks and Land Title Companies 1959-65; Local Administrative Committee 17, 1960-61, Chairman 1962; Local Administrative Committee 1963-65; Committee on Unauthorized Practice of Law 1963-65; and Executive Committee, Conference of Delegates of the State Bar of California, Chairman 1967-68. Wright was elected to and served as a member of the State Bar Board of Governors, and served as a Vice-President of the State Bar in 1970-71. In addition to his work with the California State Bar, Wright was active for many years in the Los Angeles County Bar Association, serving as Chairman of the Junior Barristers in 1952; a Delegate to the Conference of State Bar Delegates, 1953-63; Chairman of the Delegation, 1957; and Trustee of the Association, 1961-63. Additionally, Wright was a member of the American Bar Association, the Maritime Law Association, the American College of Trial Lawyers, Legion Lex of the University of Southern California, Phi Delta Phi and Chancery Club. Practicing for over 50 years in the State and Federal Courts, and admitted to practice before the United Staes Supreme Court, Wright had extraordinary trial skills and served as a mentor to several generations of the Lillick firm's leading litigators. While treasured as a valued friend to all who were privileged to work with him, W right also enlarged the lives of those he knew beyond the legal community. He was known as a man of great humor, always ready with a story and a song. An amazing presence, an inimitable raconteur, a prolific golfer and bridge player, Wright instructed several generations in the art of reason and argument in everyday conversation, while always retaining and sharing a tremendous warmth and humor. Wright was happily married for over 40 years to Frances Willis of Redlands, California, who passed in 1992. A long-time resident of San Marino, Wright leaves behind his loving companion Joyce Tuchscherer, and many friends and admirers. Wright is survived by his two sons, attorneys Geoffrey Willis Wright and Robert Kennedy Wright, four grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. As exemplary member of the"greatest generation," he will be greatly missed. The lives of those who knew him are enriched. 
WRIGHT, Gordon Kennedy (I10681)
«b»Daniel C. Foelster
«/b» Daniel C. Foelster, janitor of the German Lutheran church, died at three o'clock this morning of erysipelas, after an illness of just one week. He was born in Germany and had resided in Mankato for twenty years past. His age was sixty-six years, and he is survived by a wife, three sons and five daughters. He was a devout member of the German Lutheran church, and was well known and had many friends who will regret his death. Arrangements for the funeral have not been completed, but the interment will be had in the the German Lutheran cemetery.
The funeral will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. from the house on Pine street, and at 2 p.m. from the German Lutheran church. 
FOELSTER, Daniel Christian (I6196)
«/b» Funeral services will be held for Meta Harris on Thursday, November 11, at the Klein Chapel. The Rev. Robert Dutton will officiate. Interment will be in Greenhill Cemetery in St. Peter.
Mrs. Harris, 78, of Bloomington, died at the Fairview-Southdale Hospital in Edina on November 9. She was born Meta Radke in Truman on September 11, 1898. She was married to Arthur G. Harris, who preceded her in death in 1945.
Survivors include two sons, Glenn of Omaha, Nebraska, and Lyle of Edina, Minnesota. Other survivors include one brother Clarence Radke of Minneapolis and one sister, Martha Hodge of Plainfield, Iowa. 
RADKE, Meta (Mate) Augusta (I2798)
«b»Loren Radke
«/b» Loren Arthur Radke, long time resident of Park Rapids, died suddenly in Robbinsdale on May 13.
He was born Jan. 18, 1920, in Jordan to Edward and Ella Radke. He graduated valedictorian of his Jordan High School class and then entered the civilian conservation corps in 1938. In 1941 her married Randalyn Miller. He then enlisted in the U.S. Army, serving in the topographic engineers battalion, then transferred to the Army Intelligence Service. He served under General Omar Bradley in the European Theater. He was honorably discharged in 1945 as a Technical Sergeant. In 1945 he joined the Minnesota Forest Service. He worked for the Department of Natural Resources for 40 years, retiring in March of 1985.
Survivors include his wife Randalyn, three sons: L. James and wife Joan of Champlin, Neil and wife Shirley of Kelsey and Eric and wife Sue of Ramsey; two daughters: Alice Lynne and husband Richard Jackson of Champlin and Ella Jean of St. Paul; 10 granchildren; one sister: Mrs. Robert (Ruth) Bartholow of St. Louis Park and two brothers: John of South Carolina and Dr. Robert of Milan.
Funeral services were held May 16 at the Thurston-Lindberg Funeral Chapel in Anoka with Father J. Warren Regnier of Park Rapids officiating. Music was provided by granddaughter Laurie Jackson who sang "Friends". "Finlandia" by Sibelius concluded the service.
Pallbearers were L. James Radke, Neil Radke, Richard Jackson, Robert Bartholow, Paul Bartholow and Edward DiDomnico.
RADKE, Loren Arthur (I1087)
Andrew S. Peters«/b»
Andrew S. Peters, 81, 810 S. Greenview Ave., Rockford, died at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday in Swedish-American Hospital after a four-week illness. He was the father of Mrs. Victor L. Martin and the brother of Mrs. Clara Gajdosik and Mrs. Mary Raasch, all of Janesville.
He was born April 25, 1883, in Rock Prairie, Wis., the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Peters, and married to Mary Kuffel in July 1939 in Charles City, Iowa. He had resided in Rockford 21 years, having moved there from Beloit.
Survivors are his wife, another daughter, Mrs. John Broughton, Beloit; a son Stanley E., Monticello, Iowa; and two other sisters, Mrs. Helen Bell, Chicago, and Mrs. Martha Datko, Rockford.
Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the Gasparini-Oliveri Funeral Home, Rockford, with burial in Willwood Park. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, with the rosary to be recited there at 7:30 p.m. 
PETERS, Andrew Stanley (I5474)
«b»P.J. Neititus Dies; Rites Are Monday«/b»
Beloit, Wis. -- Services for Peter J. Neititus, 87, 1122 Oak St., a retired industrial worker, coal miner and hotel handyman, will be held Monday at 8:30 a.m. in Daley-Murphy-Wisch Funeral Home and at 9 a.m. in St. Jude's Catholic Church.
Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call after 2 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home where the rosary will be recited at 4 p.m.
Mr. Neititus died Friday afternoon in his home after a long illness.
He was born in Russia, son of Joseph and Margaret Neititus. He married Margaret Clark of Beloit in 1925. She died July 24, 1960.
Mr. Neititus was employed as a moulder at Yates-American Machine Co. During the war he worked in a coal mine in West Virginia. He was a handyman at the Hilton Hotel until retiring 16 years ago.
NEITITS, Peter Joseph (I2948)
«b»Peter Neititus«/b»
Beloit -- Peter Neititus, 87, Beloit, died Friday (Oct. 27, 1961) at his home after a long illness.
Mr. Neititus was born in Russia, and lived in Beloit for the past 60 years.
Friends may call after 2 p.m. today at the Daley-Wisch-Murphy funeral home, Beloit. The rosary will recited at 4 this afternoon.
Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Monday at St. Jude's Catholic Church.
Surviving is one brother, Matthew. 
NEITITS, Peter Joseph (I2948)
«b»Train Kills Mrs. Yackel
Body of Woman Found on Burlington Tracks Last Night That of Mrs. Henry Yackel.
Must Have Been Unbalanced
But Probably Only Temporarily as She Was Herself Yesterday -- Why she left Home In the Night Not Known --«/b»

Mrs. Henry Yackel, a resident of Winona during the past twenty-six years was found dead last evening near the corner of East Second and Hamilton streets at about 11 o'clock, having been run over by the Burlington train which left last evening at 10:40 The identity of the woman was unknown until this morning at about 6:20 o'clock, when it was learned by members fo the family that Mrs Yackel had mysteriously disappeared during the night, and a search revealed the fact that she had been killed by the train during the night.
According to Henry Yackel, surviving husband he arrived at his home last evening at about 9 30 o'clock, and at the time had some conversation with his wife before retiring to his his room, she as usual sleeping with her small son. Since that time nothing was heard nor seen of the woman until it was discovered this morning that she had left the house during the night. The members of the family are unable to account in any way for the peculiar actions of the deceased. Yesterday she was about the house as usual and nothing in any way indicated any mental debility. What caused her to leave will doubtless never be learned, but her actions of last evening seem to indicate an unbalanced state of her mind. What caused her to go to the spot where the body was found cannot be understood. No inquest was held the cause of her death being accidental.

«b»Children Survive.«/b»
The deceased was fifty-three years old and leaves a husband and seven children: Mrs. Mau, Truman, Minn.; Mrs. Joe Howdeshell, North Platt, Neb.; Mrs. Fred Brugger, Winona, Laura, Otto, Henry and Herbert also of this city. Besides the members of the family two sisters and four brothers survive her. She had been a resident of this city during the past twenty-six years, and has made her home at 509 East Broadway. Henry Yackel, her husband, is a carpenter in the city and well known.
The funeral likely will be held Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the residence, 509 East Broadway. Rev. A. Sauer officiating. The services will be private and burial will be made at the Woodlawn cemetery.
GRAF, Adeline (I8858)
«b»Young Mother Called at Mankato Hospital
Mrs. Herman Puffpaff, ne Violet Radke, Leaves Three Little Children.
«/b»Friends of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Puffpaff of Lake Jefferson and of the latter's stepfather and mother, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Boethin of this city, learn with sincere regret the untimely death of Mrs. Puffpaff, which took place at a Mankato hospital last Sunday evening, following an operation for an ailment which had not been regarded as especially serious.
Mrs. Puffpaff, who was born Violet Radke, in Martin county on August 10, 1904, is the mother of three little children, who with her husband survive her in their Le Sueur county farm home, owned by the husband's father, Fred Puffpaff, now of Cleveland village. The couple was married ten years ago, and Mr. Puffpaff succeeded to the management of the parental farm at Lake Jefferson, which has been their home. THe children of their marriage are: Delores, aged nine; Janet, seven, and Donald, about two.
Arrangements, now partly completed for the funeral service, provide for this to be held by Rev. F. Tiede of the Cleveland Lutheran church, starting at 1:30 o'clock tomorrow (Thursday) afternoon at the Puffpaff family home. Burial will take place at the church cemetery.
RADKE, Violet Sophia (I2800)
194 Windom resident Ethel P. Grunewald, 71, died last Thursday at the Good Samaritan Center in Westbrook, weher she had resided since becoming ill two months ago.
Music was provided by vocalist Ben Den Hartog and organist Mrs. Dale Wordelman.
Ushers were Ronald Schmidt and Gene Pfeiffer. Casket bearers were Ed Grunewald, Gordy Sidle, Neil Grams, Neal, Grunewald, Calmer Hanson and Bud Muller.
Interment was at Lakeview Cemetery in Windom.
Mrs. Grunewald was born in Springfield, Missouri, on Dec. 22, 1907. Her parents were Lee and Annebell Maddicks Martin.
On Aug. 22, 1925, she married Ernest Grunewald in Estherville, Iowa. They had 20 children, including 15 who survived their mother's death.
The family lived on a farm in Dale Township until Mr. Grunewald's death in 1971. At that time Mrs. Grunewald moved to Windom.
Preceding her in death are her husband, parents, three sons, two daughters, five brothers, one sister and three grandchildren.
Survivors include her children: Fredrick of St. Paul; Lyle of Port Boliver, Tex.; Alfred of Princeton, Mo; Kenneth of Brainerd; Ray of Brainerd; Deloris (Mrs. Lorenz Solflow) of LaSalle; Richard of Kimbrae; Velda (Mrs. Henry Ysker) of WIlder; Dudley of Bingtham Lake; Donald of Windom; Ernest, Jr. of Windom; Mrs. Ethel Liscen of Wadena; Joyce (Mrs. Harold Horkey) of Smithsville, Ark; June (Mrs. Richard Horkey) of Windom; ad Norma (Mrs. Emil Renczykowski) of Wadena.
Also surviving are 65 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren, and one sister Neosha (Mrs. Cecil Gostlin) of Michigan. 
MARTIN, Ethel Pliny (I5516)
195 BELOIT, Wis. -- Services for John Broughton, 79, 1860 Greenview Drive, who died Monday morning in Carlyle Nursing Home, will be at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in Rosman-Uehling-Kinzer Cranston Road Chapel.
Burial will be in Thabor Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Leona; two sons, Stanley, Beloit, and Walter, Milwaukee; a daughter, Elaine Fesler, Beloit; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a brother, Robert, Siren.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. 
BROUGHTON, John Loren (I9248)
196 Ferdinand Henslin, 79, of Pleasant Mound Township in Blue Earth County, died of cancer Monday at the Hilltop Hospital Unit.
Funeral services are 2 p.m. Thursday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Vernon Center with the Rev. DeLloyd Wippich officiating. Burial will be in the south church cemetery.
Visitation will be at the Olson Funeral Home in Truman from noon Wednesday until noon Thursday and one hour before the ceremony at the church.
The lifelong farmer is survived by his wife Olga; a son, Donald St. James; daughter, Mrs. Elmer Munkelwitz, St. Paul; a sister, Mrs. Sophie Lenz, Garner, Iowa; and five grandchildren.
Mr. Henslin was born in Pleasant Mound Township on April 11, 1893, and was married to Olga Block Dec. 29, 1920, in Mankato. 
HENSLIN, Ferdinand Arthur (I9868)
197 Mr. and Mrs. Harry Newton and family have moved to Ontonagon and are occupying the Fournier home. NEWTON, Harry John Sr (I10)
198 Naomi Grunewald, 92, of Jeffers died June 25, 1999, at Valley View Manor in Lamberton.
Services were held Tuesday at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Jeffers with the Rev. David Webster officiating.
Interment was at the Jeffers Cemetery.
Naomi L. Radtke, daughter of John and Amelia (Gumto) Radtke was born in Germantown Township, Cottonwood County, on Feb. 14, 1907. She was received into the Christian faith through baptism in the Methodist Church in Sanborn and later confirmed in that same church.
Naomi grew up in the Sanborn area and graduated from school there. After graduation she went on to "Normal Training" for country school teachers. After completing the requirements of training, Naomi taught for several years.
In 1933 she married Emil A. Grunewald. After marriage the couple farmed in Germantown and Amboy Townships until retiring to Jeffers.
In 1988, Emil died. Naomi later entered Valley View Manor.
Naomi was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Jeffers and the Ladies Aid and Circle in the church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Emil; two brothers, Wayne and Lowell Radtke; one sister, Della Pulasky; one grandson; and one great-granddaughter.
Survivors include one daughter, Mary Lou (Marvin) Prins of Jeffers; and one foster-son, Steven (Kathie) Grunewald of Sanborn; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
RADTKE, Naomi Lorraine (I4333)
199 On Saturday morning of last week, about twenty minutes to five, occurred the death of John Ysker of Bingham Lake, father of Mrs. Max Sorenson of this city. Mr. Ysker had been ailing with cancer for some time, being sick for about two years. He had been confined to his bed for the past six weeks. His death was due to cancer and double pneumonia.
Mr. Ysker had been a resident of Minnesota for the past twenty-five years. He came to this country from Germany, settling in Iowa, and later moving to Minnesota. He was a man of fine character beloved by neighbors and friends.
The funeral was held from the home Tuesday afternoon at one o'clock and from the M.B. church at Mr. Lake at two. Interment was in the Mt. Lake cemetery. We will publish an obituary next week. 
YSKER, John (I5555)
200 Wilhelmina Degner, was born in Germany, April 3, 1845 and quietly passed to the great beyond. At the home of her daughter Mrs. Maurice Thompson, at 4 o'clock, Saturday morning, April 1 1922.
Aged 76 years 11 months and 28 days. On March 12, 1869, she was united in marriage to William Grunewald of Germany. Fifteen years later they together with their family came to the United States, and settled on a farm near, Newell, Bune Vesta Co. Iowa.
Seven years later they moved to Cottonwood County Minn., and settled in Dale Township on the farm better known as the Henry Will, farm.
To this union Eight children were born. Seven of whom are living. The children are as follows, Ernest, of Dale Township, William of Germantown, Albert also of Dale. Fred, of Woodstock, Minn. And one son dieing in infancy. Mrs. Augusta Richter, and Mrs. Anna Nitzke, both reisiding in Storm Lake, Iowa. Mrs. Bertha Thompson of Great Bend twp Besides her family she leaves thirthy six grandchildren and one Great Grand child of a few weeks old. Also one brother and one sister who resides at Newell, Iowa.
______ her husband _____ to the other world. And for the past ten years of her life she has spent at the home of her daughter Mrs. Thompson. Ten weeks ago she was taken ill, and all that medical aid, and loving hands could do was done but to no avail. None but the duaghter, can justly weigh such sorrow as this.
She was a loyal christian woman and a life long member of the German Lutheran church. She was kind good hearted and true alawys ready to lend a helping hand to any one who was in need. It can be truly said she a good and noble woman. She was a geat lover of God's nature, she loved the trees and also was a great lover of flowers, of which she never could have too many. And to the bereaved relatives and the children we ask to remember these words of Lincoln, "All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother."
The funeral services were held, Monday afternoon April 3, 1922. At 3 o'clock from the Windom Lutheran church, conducted by Rev. Kohlhoff, of Lakefield. Where many of her old time friends took their last farewell, of all that was mortal of this life and has been with us so many years. The floral tributes were many and very beautiful, and the services were especially appropiate for the accasion. Intermen was made in Lakeview Cemetary. 
DAGNER, Wilhelmina (I6008)

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