Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at St. James Catholic Church in St. James with Father Thien Nguyen as celebrant.
Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery in St. James.
Visitation will be Monday at Sturm Funeral Home in St. James from 4-8pm and at the church one hour before services on Tuesday.
You may send the family condolence online at www.sturmfh.com
Arrangements are with Sturm Funeral Home in St. James.
Ernie Brandts, age 82, of St. James, died at his home on Friday, July 26, 2013. Ernie lived with Parkinson's disease for the past 15 years. He died peacefully at home on the farm he loved with his wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren at his bedside. He was a good man who will live on forever in his children and grandchildren by having taught them the values of honesty, loyalty, hard work, perseverance, strength, generosity and a sense of humor.
Ernestus Gerardus Brandts was born August 30, 1930, in Didam, Holland where he grew up and attended school. Ernie moved to the United States in 1951 and lived in Vernon Center where he worked at the feed mill and learned the farming business. In 1957, Wilhelmina "Mimy" Horsting moved to Minnesota from Holland and the couple were married two weeks later on April 22, 1957. The couple made their home first in Vernon Center, then Madelia and finally moved to St. James in 1965, where they have lived now on their farm for nearly 40 years.
Ernie is survived by his wife; Mimy of St. James, children; Larry Brandts & Ed Snyder of Golden Valley and their children Erin and Rich Surprise and Sara and Brandon Jonckheere; Mike & Jane Brandts of St. James and their children Ryan, Anna , Meghan, Briana, Zach and Allison; Dave & Patty Brandts of St. James and their children Oniel, Sontiana, Andre and Mariah Brandts and Kelly, Tammy and Holly Johnson; Monique & Paul Silver of Shakopee, and great-grandchildren Logan and Noah Johnson and Eliot and Carter Surprise, and sister; Mientje Brandts and many relatives in Holland. He is preceded in death by his parents and twelve brothers & sisters from Holland.
Sylvia (Lantz) Denn
Sylvia (Lantz) Denn age 93,of Lewisville, MN died, Wednesday December 11, 2013 at her home in Lewisville.
Bentlee Brayden Michael Oswald
Bentlee Brayden Michael Oswald, 4 days, died Sunday, December 8, 2013 at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester.
Dave was born in 1929 in Mankato to Max and Violet Boyce. He married Doris Backlund and together they raised three children, Bruce Boyce of Waseca, MN, Alec Boyce of Sioux Falls, SD, and Nanilee Robarge of San Francisco, CA.
Wallace Henry Zallek
Wallace Henry Zallek, 84 Born on June 5, 1929 of
Ahwatukee, AZ passed away on December 8, 2013.
William John Blomgren
William John Blomgren, 79, of Colorado Springs, Colorado was called home to our Lord on Saturday, December 7, 2013.
Erhardt "Art" Malchow
Erhardt "Art" Malchow, 88, of Amboy passed away Friday, December 6, 2013, at his home to be united with God and reunited his wife Jackie, the love of his life.
Kenneth Raymond Gertjejansen
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Daniel Stevenson, 46, Mankato, died Friday December 6, 2013 at his home. Private family services were held.
Douglas D. Lembke
Douglas D. Lembke, age 84, of Minnesota Lake, MN, died Friday, December 6, 2013, at the Immanuel St. Joseph Hospital in Mankato, MN.
Richard "Dick" A. Petersen
Richard "Dick" A. Petersen, 68, Mankato died Saturday, December 7, 2013 at Laurels Peak.
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