OBITUARY NOTICES Celia Alwes, 78, of Blooming Prairie, died Saturday afternoon at Prairie Manor Nursing Home. Worlein-Blooming Prairie Funeral Home.

Shannon S. Austin, 35, of Red Wing, died Sunday at her home. Schleicher Funeral Homes, Lake City Chapel.

Charlotte K. Heying, 84, of New Hampton, Iowa, formerly of Chatfield, died of an apparent heart attack Saturday at her home. Conway-Kolbet Funeral Home, Elma, Iowa.

Arona C. Housker, 83, of Spring Grove, formerly of Mabel, died Friday at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse, Wis. Mengis Funeral Home, Mabel.

James L. "Jim" Kolb, 70, of Rochester, a former mail carrier, died Nov. 22, 2002, at Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield. Macken Funeral Home, Rochester

LaVern A. Sand, 83, of Mabel, a longtime area farmer, died Sunday at Green Lea Manor Nursing Home in Mabel. Mengis Funeral Home, Mabel.


Norbert J. Schneider, 80, of Austin, died Saturday evening at his home. Clasen-Jordan Mortuary, Austin.

Shirley Teska, 86, of Chatfield, a former farm, homemaker, died Thursday at Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield.

Hedwig Ulwelling, 93, formerly of Rochester, died Sunday at the Adams Health Care Center in Adams. Macken Funeral Home, Rochester.

Eleanor B. "Ellie" Young, 79, of Shoreview, Minn., formerly of Rochester, died Saturday. Holcomb-Henry-Boom Funeral Home, Shoreview.

Vernon R. Zarling, 80, of Plainview, died this morning at Olmsted Medical Center Hospital in Rochester. Schleicher Funeral Homes, Plainview Chapel.

Daniel Theodore Zilm I, 72, of Claremont, a farmer, died Saturday at his home. Michaelson Funeral Home, Owatonna.

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