Weather Forecast


Van Waus is state's youngest director

WINNEBAGO -- Sara Van Waus, a graduate of Worthington High School and Minnesota West Community and Technical College, is now the youngest funeral director in Minnesota, according to a press release from her employer.

Van Waus is the director at Spencer-Owen Funeral Home in Winnebago, and she works with Patton Funeral Home in Blue Earth. Both of those homes are part of the Vertin Company-Vertin Family Homes.

Also a graduate of the University of Minnesota, Van Waus is the daughter of Wally and Pat Van Waus of Worthington.