Thursday, June 21, 2018


Beth Johnson, 94
Beth Irene Johnson, 94, returned to her heavenly home on Feb. 20, 2018 after a short illness. Her devotion to family was surpassed only by her love for God. Beth was born to the late Harry and Marie (Dawson) Woodward on April 7, 1923 in Bethel, Minn. She spent her early years helping her Dad on the...
Lloyd S. Otterson, 85
Lloyd S. Otterson, 85, of rural Austin, passed away Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 at Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin.  Lloyd Sandford was born March 8, 1932 near Geneva in Bath Township, Freeborn County. He attended Freeborn County country school. At age 15, Lloyd went to live and farm with Kermit (...
Calvin Paulson
Calvin George Paulson, 90, of Rochester, died Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Homestead of Rochester Rehabilitation and Living Center. He was born June 13, 1927 in Austin, the son of Alvin and Ida “Marie” (Hjelmun) Paulson. He graduated from Blooming Prairie High School in 1945. On August 20, 1951, he...
Orris E. ‘Orrie’ Ohm, 83 of Brownsdale, died peacefully on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, at St. Mark’s Heritage Community in Austin, surrounded by his loving family.   Orris Edward Ohm was born May 4, 1934, in Waltham Township, Mower County, the son of Edward C. and Erma (Wollenburg) Ohm.  He attended...
Phyllis Jane Kruckeberg
Phyllis Jane Kruckeberg, 87, of Owatonna, died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 at Birchwood Cottages.  She was born Nov. 10, 1930 in Owatonna the daughter of Rueben and Elizabeth (Hybl) Carlson. Phyllis graduated from Blooming Prairie High School in 1949 and attended one year at Austin Community College...
James A. Srsen, 82
James A. Srsen, age 82, of Blooming Prairie, passed away peacefully Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 at Homestead Hospice House in Owatonna, surrounded by his family.  James Allen was born June 8, 1935 in Austin to Hubert and Georgiana (Creegan) Srsen. He graduated with the Class of 1953 from Blooming Prairie...
Jeffrey L. Ditlevson, 54
Jeffrey L Ditlevson, 54 of Mantorville, passed away Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 at his home. Jeff was born Dec. 17, 1963 in Owatonna to Lynwood and Donna (Allen) Ditlevson. He graduated from Blooming Prairie High School with the Class of 1982 and then went on to attend Mankato State University.   He...
Francis Schnorenberg, 86
Francis LaVerne Schnorenberg, age 86, of Kasson/Mantorville, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 at Oak Terrace in North Mankato.   Francis was born Feb. 8, 1932 in Rose Creek, to Edward and Anna (Dunleavy) Schnorenberg. He graduated from Rose Creek High School and served two years in the U.S....
David N. Scarr, 96
David N. Scarr, 96, was born in Newark, New Jersey on Nov. 19, 1921, the first of four children.     After two years in Newark, the family moved to a small farm 10 miles away. He attended  rural schools until age 14 when the family moved to Hillside, NJ and he went to high school there. After high...
Raymond L. Gibbs
Raymond Lloyd Gibbs, age 79, a life-long resident of Dodge Center, died from lung disease at Fairview Care Center on Thursday, Feb. 15.    He was born to Lloyd and Thelma (Johnson) Gibbs on April 21, 1938. He attended school in Dodge Center and served in the Army Reserves after graduation. Ray...


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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