Obituaries, March 17, 2006
PERYL MARY BERNING, 95, of Luverne, died Wednesday, March 15, 2006, at Ashton Care Center, Pipestone. Born April 20, 1910, in Kenneth, she was the daughter of Nels and Mary Remme Hovland. She married Leo Berning Feb. 1, 1927. He died June 3, 1994...
PERYL MARY BERNING, 95, of Luverne, died Wednesday, March 15, 2006, at Ashton Care Center, Pipestone.
Born April 20, 1910, in Kenneth, she was the daughter of Nels and Mary Remme Hovland. She married Leo Berning Feb. 1, 1927. He died June 3, 1994.
She attended school in Pipestone. Following marriage, the couple lived in Lismore until moving to Kenneth in 1940. In 1943, they moved to Luverne, where she worked at Roy's Café, Adams Hatchery and Hakes Produce. In 1956, the couple moved to Adrian. She then worked at Campbell's Soup Company in Worthington before retiring. The couple moved back to Luverne in 1987. She became a resident of the Ashton Care Center in Pipestone in July 2003. She was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church, Luverne, and the WCCW.
Surviving is one son, Leo Jr. (fiancée Geneva Dibble), Alexandria; two daughters, Mary Ann Slagel, Northfield, and Betty Serie, Pipestone; one brother, Elmer (Joyce) Hovland, Luverne; one sister, Rosie (Kenny) Sanstede, Hills; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, with a parish prayer service at 7:30 p.m. at Dingmann Funeral Home, Luverne, and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Catherine Catholic Church, Luverne.
The service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Catherine Catholic Church, Luverne, with the Rev. Thomas Jenings and the Rev. Jim Berning officiating. Burial will be 1 p.m. Monday in St. Anthony Cemetery, Lismore.
VIOLA FERN VANDEN HULL, 78, of Sheldon and formerly of Archer, died Thursday, March 16, 2006, at Northwest Iowa Health Center Senior Care, Sheldon.
Visitation will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, with the family present from 2 to 4 p.m., at Andringa Funeral Home, Sheldon Funeral Service, Sheldon.
The service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Archer Reformed Church, Archer, with the Rev. Jeremy Wiersema officiating. Burial will be in East Lawn Cemetery, Sheldon.
ALICE CATHERINE MAU, 86, of Windom, died Saturday, March 11, 2006, at Sogge Good Samaritan Center, Windom.
Born Oct. 27, 1919, in Triumph, she was the daughter of John and Clara Pfaff Stuve. She married Charley Mau July 17, 1940, in Sherburn. He died Feb. 6, 1985.
She received her early education in country school around the Sherburn area and later attended Sherburn High School. Following marriage, the couple lived in Sherburn until 1950, when they moved to Lakefield. In 1966, they moved to Jackson. They returned to Lakefield in 1968 and moved to Windom in 1977. She worked for several years at Halloran Crippled Children's Home. She volunteered for more than 20 years at Senior Dining. She moved to Sogge Good Samaritan Center in Windom in July 2005. She was a long time member of the Lutheran Church of Our Savior, Windom.
Surviving are four sons, Eugene (Jean) Mau, Odebolt, Iowa, Charles (Diane) Mau, Windom, Wayne (Debby) Mau, Windom, and Richard Mau, Windom; three daughters, Kathy (Babe) Crowell, Windom, Nancy (Larry) Pratt, Marshall, and Linda (Bill) Updike, Lakefield; 17 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at LaCanne Family Funeral Home, Windom, and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Lutheran Church of Our Savior, Windom.
The service will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Lutheran Church of Our Savior, with the Rev. Paul Sajban officiating. Burial will be in the Lakeview Cemetery, Windom.
RAYMOND J. WINTER, 58, of Ellendale, died Tuesday, March 14, 2006, at his home.
Born July 12, 1947, in Slayton, he was the son of Alphonse and Josephine Schettler Winter.
He was a graduate of Fulda High School and served with the U.S. Army from 1966 to 1969 in Vietnam, earning two Purple Hearts. He moved to Ellendale in 1979. He owned and operated Winter Tire and Service, worked at Cenex, ran the Truck Stop Restaurant and worked at the New Richland American Legion.
Surviving are seven children, Raymond (Toni) Winter, Jr., Winona, Scott (Janet) Winter, Buffalo, Hiedi Winter, Chicago, Ill., Rick Winter, Charlottesville, Va., and Cory, Crystal and Alec Winter, all of Cannon Falls; five brothers, Eugene (Linda) Winter, Fulda, Robert Winter, St. Paul, Richard (Wanda) Winter, Marshall, Theodore "Ted" (Marge) Winter, Fulda, and Lloyd (Mary) Winter, Fulda; one sister, Mary Ann (Harlan) Boom, Fulda; and five grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, at Bonnerup Funeral Service, Ellendale, and from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Aiden's Catholic Church, Ellendale.
The service will be 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Aiden's Catholic Church, Ellendale, with the Rev. Thien Nguyen officiating. Burial, with military honors by the Wilmont Veterans' Organization, will be in Calvary Cemetery, Wilmont.
LORETTA KATHRINE LANG, 92, of Worthington, died Tuesday, March 14, 2006, at Worthington Regional Hospital, Worthington.
Born April 13, 1913, in Sanborn, she was the daughter of Joseph and Anna Kastner Haas. She married Joseph Lang Nov. 8, 1932, in Sleepy Eye. He died in 1973.
She attended St. Mary's Catholic School, Sleepy Eye, and worked at her parents' bakery, Haas Bakery, Sleepy Eye. Following marriage, the couple lived in Sherburn for a year and worked in a bakery. The couple then moved back to Sleepy Eye and worked at Del Monte Factory and at the Haas Bakery. In 1946, they moved to Worthington, where they opened the Lang & Haas Bakery, partnering with her brother, George and Rosella Haas. After George's death, it became known as the Lang Bakery, operating with her son, Charles Lang, until her retirement in 2000. She was a member of St. Margaret's Sodality in Sleepy Eye, the Catholic Aid Association and the St. Mary's Guild. She was a member of the Chamber of Commerce and served as Grand Marshal during the King Turkey Day parade in 2000.
Surviving are one son, Charlie (Carla) Lang, Worthington; two daughters, Joanne (Roger) Brady, Anoka, and Rose (Jim) Schissel, Worthington; one brother, Joseph Haas, Sleepy Eye; 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today, with a 7:30 p.m. prayer service, at Benson Funeral Home, Worthington, and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Worthington.
The service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Worthington, with the Rev. Larry Brixius officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Worthington.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to St. Mary's Catholic School, 1206 Eighth Ave., Worthington.
RALPH KANENGIETER, 84, of Centennial, Colo., and formerly of Little Rock, Iowa, died Sunday, March 12, 2006, at Christian Living Campus, Johnson Center.
Born Nov. 30, 1921, on a farm near Bigelow, he was the son of John and Rose Slight Kanengieter. He married Nannie Mae Heronemus July 6, 1944, in Little Rock, Iowa.
He attended school and graduated from Little Rock High School in 1940. After graduation, he started farming with his sister east of Little Rock. Following marriage, the couple farmed for many years at various places in northwest Iowa. Throughout his years in Iowa, he owned a gas station, hardware store and a milk route. He attended Salem Reformed Church and was an elder and deacon. In 1964, the family moved to Marion, Iowa, where he owned and operated a sheet metal business for approximately five years. During the summer of 1970, the Kanengieter family moved to Littleton, Colo., where he owned and operated Southglenn Heating and Air Conditioning until his retirement.
Surviving are his wife; one son, Michael R.J. Kanengieter, Littleton, Colo.; two daughters, Sandra (Gene) Richards, Marion, and Twila (Dan) Kelley, Centennial, Colo.; one brother, the Rev. Marvin (Helene) Kanengieter, Mesa, Ariz.; seven grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today, with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m., at Walton-Roste Funeral Home, Sibley.
The service will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Salem Reformed Church, Little Rock, with the Rev. Brian Hellenga officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery, Little Rock.