Susan (Olson) Halvorson, age 95, of LeSueur, Minnesota, died on Wednesday, February 27, 2013, at the Minnesota Valley Health Care Center in LeSueur. Funeral service will be Friday, March 1, at the First Lutheran Church in LeSueur at 11:00 a.m. Visitation will be one and a half hours prior to the services at the church. Interment will be in the St. Olaf Lutheran Church Cemetery in Odin, Minnesota.
Susan was born on April 28, 1917, Northwest of Mountain Lake in Salem Twp., Minnesota, to John A. and Helena (Entz) Pankratz. She attended country schools and proudly achieved her GED at age 70. She married Harold Olson on March 14, 1936, in Odin, Minnesota. They farmed in Delton Township for many years, in 1965 they moved to Young America, MN, where they lived and worked for 10 years and then retired to Cass Lake. He preceded her in death in 1983. Susan moved to Young America after his death and later married Harris Halvorson on September 15, 1987, in LeSueur where they continued to reside. Harris preceded her in death in 1994. She was a member of First Lutheran Church and enjoyed quilting, crocheting, reading, teaching and playing the card game Ten Penny.
Susan is survived by her son, Kenneth (Diana) Olson of Vancouver, Washington; 2 daughters, Janice (Duane) Myers of Danbury, WI, and Joyce (Alan) Krueger of Young America; 12 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great-grandchildren; step-son, Cayce Halvorson and step-daughter, Laurie Jo Hesseldahl and a sister-in-law, Ruby Pankratz; many nieces and nephews and special friends.
She is preceded in death by her husbands; infant son, Keith; son-in-law, Don Kazemba; 3 brothers and 8 sisters.
Florence Hiniker, 93, of Mankato, died Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Laurels Peak Rehabilitation Center,
Joanne M. Ficks
Joanne M. Ficks, age 80, of Mapleton, formerly of Bloomington, MN, passed away on July 18, 2014.
Harold Polenske went to be with his loved ones who went before him on July 19, 2014.
Douglas A. Yentsch
Douglas A. Yentsch, age 60, of Janesville, MN, died suddenly on July 18, 2014, due to a water
related accident at Lake Nichols near Canyon, MN. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, July 23, 2014,at 11:00 a.m. at St. AnnCatholic Church in Janesville, with
Fr. Chinnappa Pothireddy, officiating. Interment will be at the St. Ann Church Cemetery in Janesville.
Visitation will be held at the church on Tuesday from 4:00-8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 11:00-1:00 a.m.
Florence E. Hiniker
Florence E. Hiniker, age 92, of rural Mankato, died Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Laurels Peak Rehabilitation Center, Mankato.
Phyllis Ann Haase
Phyllis Ann Haase, age 85, of Blue Earth, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, at United Hospital.
Douglas A. Yentsch
Douglas A. Yentsch, age 60, of Janesville, MN, died suddenly on July 18, 2014, due to a water related accident at Lake Nichols near Canyon, MN.
Cecilia Elizabeth Devens
Cecilia Elizabeth Devens, age 88, died Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Luther Memorial Home in Madelia.
Chuck M. Grausam
There will be "ONE MORE CAST" for Chuck M. Grausam, 80 of North Mankato.
Jerry Froehlich, age 72, of Janesville, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014 at the St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester, following a brief illness.
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