Thursday, June 21, 2018


     Steven (Steve/Lars) Edward Larson, 55 of Apple Valley, formerly of Kasson MN, passed away quietly with his family at his side, Saturday morning April 28, 2018, after a lengthy illness.  Steve was born to Sterling and Phyllis Larson of rural Kasson.  After graduating from KM High School in...
Lowell Blair Klinepier, 83, passed away on Thursday, May 3, 2018, at Fairview Care Center in Dodge Center. Lowell Blair Klinepier was born on July 20, 1934, on the home farm in Mantorville. He graduated from Mantorville High School in 1952. After graduation, he went into the U.S. Army for four...
Ethel (Osterberg) Denny passed away on April 27, 2018 at Kingsway Retirement Living in Belle Plaine where she resided for nine years. Ethel was born in Kensington, Minn., on Nov. 24, 1913 to Emma and Arthur Osterberg. She married Harold Denny on Nov. 30, 1939. They resided in Mantorville where they...
James Engvall, 61
James Edward Engvall, 61, of Hastings, died Monday, April 2, 2018 at United Hospital in St. Paul.  He was born March 8, 1957 in Owatonna the son of Victor and Betty (Bell) Engvall.  Jim graduated from West Concord High School and attended Mankato State University. He moved back to West Concord,...
Marilyn Burnette Svenby, 81, passed away on March 18, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Hospital St. Mary’s Campus in Rochester. Marilyn was born on Oct. 3, 1936, in Lockhart, Minn., to Alfred and Sophie (Ellingson) Thronson. Her youth was spent on the farm in Waukon Township in rural Gary Minn.  Marilyn...
James “Jim” W. Johns, 74, of Blooming Prairie died Friday, March 9, 2018, at Prairie Manor Care Center in Blooming Prairie. Jim lost a long battle with a brain disease called Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP). Jim graduated in 1961 from Blooming Prairie High School. After graduation, he enlisted...
Barbara Ann Franke, 78, received her angel wings on March 7, 2018, at her home, surrounded by her family. Barb was born Aug. 30, 1939, in Mankato to Emil and Esther (Grothe) Osmundson.  She grew up on the family farm in Delavan, where she graduated from high school in 1957.  She married her best...
Allan Carlson, 77
The memorial service for Allan O. Carlson, 77, of rural Byron, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 17 at South Zumbro Lutheran Church in rural Kasson, with Rev. Eldon Simonson officiating.  Burial will take place in the church cemetery.  Mr. Carlson died on Thursday March 1, 2018 of a short illness...
Donald Petersburg, 89
Donald  Wayne Petersburg, 89, of Claremont, died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 at Traditions 2.    He was born in Bristol Township, Worth County, Iowa, on Oct. 20, 1928, the son of Alfred and Alma (Gudvangen) Petersburg. He was baptized on Nov. 25, 1928 and confirmed into the Lutheran Faith on May 30,...
William Olson, 89
William Alfred Olson, age 89, died at his home in Rochester on Friday morning, Feb. 9, 2018. In his last days he was visited by his children and well-cared for by his wife Merece and The Seasons Hospice. To that we are eternally grateful. He was born on March 7, 1928 in St. Peter.  He is the son of...


Steele County Times & DCI

Steele County Times
411 E. Main St.
P.O. Box 247
Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

Dodge County Independent
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944

Dodge County Printing
121 West Main St.
Kasson, MN 55944


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