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Leonard Prochaska, 72, of Sherburn, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008, at his home. Surviving are brothers and sisters, Milton Prochaska, Estherville, Iowa, Shirley (Alvin) Carter, Windom, Gerald (Sherry) Prochaska, Elk Horn, Neb., Pat Prochaska, Lakefield, Donna (Rod) Grove, Plymouth, Lola (Chuck) Bergman, Spirit Lake, Iowa, Kay (Gary) Hummel, Jackson, Robert (Janet) Prochaska, Lakefield, Sharon (Larry) Werner, Lakefield, Diane Basta, Sanborn, and Gary (Nancy) Prochaska, Worthington. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. today at Osterberg Funeral Home, Jackson. The service will be 2 p.m.
Thomas D. Vandeputte, 59, of Lake Crystal, formerly of Tracy, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2008. Arrangements are pending at Almlie Funeral Home, Tracy.
Elma Roll, 98, of Windom, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008, at Sanford Hospital, Sioux Falls, S.D. Surviving are five children, Kenneth (Carole Krueger) Roll, Jeffers, JoAnn Roll Mitchell, Fairmont, Richard (LaVonne) Roll, Lake Crystal, Stanley (Delores) Roll, Park Rapids, and Lawrence Roll, Lucan; one sister, Mildred Roll, Windom; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at LaCanne Family Funeral Home, Windom. The graveside service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lakeview Cemetery, Windom, with the Rev.
George S. Mann, 92, of Luverne, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008, at Sanford Hospital, Luverne. Arrangements are pending at Dingmann Funeral Home, Luveme.
Adam Caviness, 37, of Windom, died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008, at his home in Windom. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at LaCanne Family Funeral Home, Windom. The service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at the LaCanne Family Funeral Home, Windom, with the Rev. Stephen Norby officiating. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery, Windom.
Ray De Boer, 83, Little Rock, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2008 at Sanford Hospital in Rock Rapids, Iowa. Visitation will be from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Bolin Funeral Chapel, Little Rock. The service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Bolin Funeral Chapel, Little Rock.
Helen Kruger, 86, of Little Rock, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2008, at Sanford Hospital, Rock Rapids, Iowa. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday, with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m., at Jurrens Funeral Home, George, Iowa. The service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Salem Reformed Church, Little Rock, Iowa, with the Rev. Brian Hellenga officiating. Burial will be at Pleasant View Cemetery, Little Rock.
Aldora Louise Cochran, 86, of Slayton, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2008, at the Golden Living Center, Slayton. Surviving are husband, Donald Cochran, Slayton; one son, Kraig (Jeanne) Cochran, Slayton; one brother, Ed Olson Sr., Madison; and two grandchildren. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at the United Methodist Church, Slayton. The service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at United Methodist Church, Slayton, with the Rev. Jon Marburger officiating. Burial will be at Slayton Memorial Gardens.
Harlan Joe Puck was born January 1, 1916 in Sioux Valley, Minnesota, the son of George and Anna (Lage) Puck. He graduated from Sioux Valley High School in 1934 where he played basketball and later played on the alumni team. He started farming until being called to serve his country during World War II, from 1942-1945. He then took over the Puck family farm. Harlan was united in marriage to Betty Roth on May 29, 1950 in Ocheyedan, Iowa. They farmed for thirty years until son, Mark and Gayla took over. They were the fourth generation.
William John Moser, 48, of Bloomington, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2008. Surviving are his wife, Melanie; one daughter, Lexi (Jake Hafften) Moser; mother, Vi Moser; siblings, Libby (Pat) Hayes, Maggie (Steven) Gray, Mike (Joan) Moser, Ken (Robyn) Moser and Melanie (Kurt Blume) Moser; and many relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his father, Donald Moser, and a sister, Monica. Memorials are preferred to the MS Society of Minnesota. Memorial service is Saturday, Sept. 20, 2008, at 2 p.m., with visitation one hour prior at Washburn-McReavy Werness Brothers Chapel, 2300 W.