Age 89, passed away peacefully on January 15, 2022 at Sholom East in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Ryan “Red” Robert Schultz, 44, of St. Charles, MN died unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at his home. Ryan was born on August 6, 1977, in La Crosse, WI to Robert Schultz and Betty Ekern. He graduated from Westby High School in 1996. Following high school, Ryan went on to Minnesota West Tech in Pipestone, MN and earned a degree in meat cutting. Ryan later moved to St. Charles where he worked for Mike’s Food Center. He currently was a regional sales manager for Bakalar’s Sausage Company in La Crosse.
Margaret N. Schaeffner, 96, of Grand Meadow, MN died on Tuesday (January 18, 2022) of natural causes, at Grand Meadow Health Care Center, where she had been a resident since 2019.
Donald Alden Quam, 89, of Rochester, passed away on Tuesday evening, January 18, 2022, at his home with his family by his side. He was born September 25, 1932, in Goodhue County, MN to Selmer and Helen (Huseth) Quam. Donald attended rural country school and graduated from Kenyon High School in 1954, and while in high school he played football. He served his country in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. On September 21, 1957, he married Jeanette Spring at Trinity Lutheran Church in Rochester.
Elaine Jacobson, age 83, of Kenyon, passed away Monday, January 17, 2022 at Madonna Towers in Rochester, MN. Elaine Quam was born November 26, 1938 in Cherry Grove Township to David and Mayme (Hjortaas) Quam. Elaine was baptized and confirmed at Lands Lutheran Church in Zumbrota.
Alice Jean Golla, 72, of Rochester, Minnesota, passed away peacefully at her home on January 19, 2022. Alice Anderson was born on October 16, 1949 to parents Lorenzo and Regina (Maday) Anderson in Delavan, Minnesota.
Kaylie M. Meyer, age 21, of Rochester, Minnesota passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at her home in Rochester.
The funeral service for Thaddeus Louis Larek will be Friday, January 28, 2022, at 11AM, in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home, with Rev. Shawn Haremza officiating. Burial will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, January 27, 2022, from 2-4PM and will continue one hour prior to the service in River Park Chapel.
ROCHESTER, Minn. - Jeanne Winifred Lamsam, age 96, of Rochester, Minn., passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, at St. Mary’s Hospital, surrounded by her children and grandchildren via Zoom in this time of COVID-19. She was encompassed with love, stories, singing and prayers in her final moments.
Alan E. Carlson, 85, passed away on Friday, January 14, 2022, in his home at Shorewood Senior Campus in Rochester, MN. Alan was born in Willmar, MN, on December 30, 1936, to J. Walter Carlson and Alyce (Clough) Carlson. He grew up in Pennock, MN. He graduated from Willmar High School in 1954, and Gustavus Adolphus College in 1958 with a degree in business. He had a 44-year career in the family petroleum business, Pennock Oil Company, and owned Eastgate Auto and Hazel’s Place Cafe in Willmar. Alan married Jeanette Reinke on July 12, 1959, at Fort Snelling Chapel in Minneapolis, and they made their home in Pennock.
Delbert Towne left us on January 15, 2022 at the age of 85. He passed very peacefully at home, with family by his side.
Robert James “Bob” Fox, 76 of Rochester, passed away Tuesday, January 18, 2022, peacefully at home. Bob was born on June 6, 1945 in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Elaine Harriet Schmidt passed away peacefully at home on January 9, 2022 after living with dementia. for many years. Elaine was born on July 3, 1928 in Lanesboro, Mn. to Hartwell and Ella Sickle.