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Wednesday, September 21, 2016 1:40 PM
Kathleen “Kitty” M. Lee, 81, of Rushford died Sept. 12, 2016 at Sauer Nursing Home in Winona surrounded by family and friends.  
  • Kathleen “Kitty” Lee
    Kathleen “Kitty” M. Lee, 81, of Rushford died Sept. 12, 2016 at Sauer Nursing Home in Winona surrounded by family and friends.  
  • Helene M. Georgens (nee: Kritz), beloved Mom, Grandma, Great-Grandma, passed away Aug. 16, 2016 from Alzheimer's at the age of 83.
  • James A. Swenson
    It is with our deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of our beloved husband and father, James A. Swenson, age 79, of Rushford, on August 11, 2016.
  • Marvin Roy Otto, age 52 went to his eternal resting place August 14, 2016 ending his pain and suffering. 
  • Michael J. Dammen
    Michael J. Dammen, 71 of Rushford, died unexpectedly at his home on Thursday, July 21, 2016.  
  • Edna Lillian Hanson, 95, died on Friday, July 29, 2016 at the Stevens Community Medical Center in Morris, Minn.
  • Herbert A. Thompson
    Herbert Allan Thompson, 87, of Rushford, placed his hand in God’s hand on Monday, August 1, 2016 at Winona Health Systems, to rejoin his beloved wife, Bette, in heaven.
  • Virginia Zoelle of Waterford, Wis. was born into eternal life on June 28, 2016 at the age of 96. 
  •  Lorene “Lori” Roberton
    Lorene M. “Lori” Roberton, 45, of Winona and formerly of Rushford, Minn., died unexpectedly on Saturday, July 16, 2016, at her home.

  • Clynton “Clynt” Ray Christensen, 23, of La Crosse, Wis. and formerly of Houston, Min, died on Thursday, July 14, 2016, at Gundersen Medical Center in La Crosse.
  • Vernon (LARS) Larson
    Vernon (LARS) Clifford Larson 69, went to be with his Lord on June, 30, 2016.
  • Donald E. Jameson, 84, of Cedar Falls, Iowa died in his home Friday, June 17. 

  • Carolyn A. Myhro
    Carolyn A. Myhro, 84, of Rushford, Minn. died on Tuesday, May 31, 2016, at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Rushford.

  • Gerry Himlie died April 23, 2016 peacefully with her family by her side. She had suffered with Alzheimer’s for the past few years. Her husband of 62 years, Vince Himlie, didn’t let the disease steal quality time from their lives together. He spent many days keeping Gerry active and involved as much as she could be with family, friends, and celebrations until the very end. The most recent celebration was the birth of their fifth great-grandchild, Quinton.  

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