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Wilda Lucille Lassley
We cannot thank you enough for adding the flowers to our sister's memorial site. Wilda was the first born and passed away before any of us were
born. She is buried in Missouri, but all of us live in California or Washington. Find A Grave has given us an opportunity to "visit" her and remember the stories told by our parents about her. God bless you for this wonderful gift!

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Dora Beyer Bio
Lake Crystal resident Dora Beyer, 78, died Thursday, Feb. 11, 1999, at Lake Crystal Health Care Center.
Services are 2 p.m. Monday at Our Saviorís Lutheran Church in Mankato, the Rev. Charles Ortloff officiating. Burial is in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery in Mankato.
Visitation is 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Woodland Hills Funeral Home and continues one hour before services Monday at the church.
Miss Beyer was born Nov. 30, 1920, to Emil and Alma (Brandt) Beyer in rural Fortuna, N.D. At a young age she was stricken with meningitis and lost her hearing and speech. She moved with her family to Minnesota Lake and later Mankato. She attended the deaf school in Faribault to learn sign language and attended the school for lip reading and speech in Rochester. She was employed at Krause Studio, Johnson Laundry and Star Laundry in St. Paul. She lived with her parents until her fatherís death in 1960, when she and her mother moved to a farm to live with her sister. She and her sister moved to Lewisville in 1990. She entered the Lake Crystal Health Care Center in 1998. She was a member of Our Saviorís Lutheran Church, Senior Citizen, American Legion Auxiliary of Lewisville and VFW Auxiliary of Mapleton.
Miss Beyer is survived by two brothers and their wives, Adolph and Jeanette of Mankato and Norbert and Phyllis of Grants Pass, Ore.; one sister, Evelyn Erdman of Lewisville; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by one sister and one brother.
From Mankato Free Press
Added by R Timm on Sep 23, 2016 2:52 PM
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Verna Born Bio
Longtime North Mankato resident Verna C. Born, 82, died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 1999 at the Mankato Lutheran Home.
Services are 1:30 p.m. Friday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, the Rev. Paul Nolting officiating. Burial is in Pilgrimís Rest Cemetery In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Mankato Lutheran Home or donorís choice.
Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. today at Mankato Mortuary and continues one hour before services at the church Friday.
Mrs. Born was born May 28, 1916, to Ernst and Ida (Langhorst) Bode in rural Nicollet. She attended rural German country school. She graduated from Nicollet High School. She married Arthur Born Sept. 15, 1946. They lived in North Mankato for many years. She later moved to Mankato. Since 1990, she lived at the Mankato Lutheran Home. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Mankato and rural Courtland and was active in their ladies auxiliary. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, singing and canning.
Mrs. Born is survived by one son and his wife, David and Kim, of rural North Mankato; one daughter Vivian Born of Mankato; two grandsons; two sisters Agnes Moeri and Viola Lange, both of Nicollet; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, two brothers and one sister.
From Mankato Free Press
Added by R Timm on Sep 23, 2016 10:24 AM
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Marilyn Hagen Bio
Marilyn J. Hagen, age 71 of Mankato died Monday, December 29, 2003, at Immanuel-St. Joseph's Hospital, Mankato.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Mankato with Rev. Paul D. Nolting officiating. Interment in Pilgrim's Rest Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 ‚Äď 7 p.m. Friday at Mankato Mortuary and continue one hour before services at the church on Saturday. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Immanuel Lutheran Church.

Mrs. Hagen was born May 5, 1932 to Edwin and Mathilda Radtke in Wauwatosa, WI. Marilyn graduated from DMLC in New Ulm and graduated from MSU ‚Äď Mankato with a degree in special education. She was united in marriage to Roger J. Hagen on August 2, 1953 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Marilyn taught school at Immanuel Lutheran School in Gibbon and later at Immanuel Lutheran Grade School in Mankato. She also taught special education for the New Ulm Public Schools. Marilyn sewed draperies for Bretts Dept. Store. She became a quadriplegic in July of 1977 due to an auto accident. Following the accident she tutored adults and taught piano. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Mankato, where she served as organist and participated in the Ladies Auxiliary. She was also a member of the Blue Earth Co. Extension. She enjoyed hot, sunny days and watching birds and other animals.

She is survived by three sons and their wives, Marcus and Cheryl Hagen of North Branch, David and Annette Hagen of Mankato, Bradley Hagen of Eagan, MN; five grandchildren, Andy, Matt, Sam, Ben and Leah Hagen; two brothers, Rev. Gordon Radtke and wife, Claudine of Eau Claire, WI, Rev. Marvin Radtke and wife, Helen of Hayward, WI; two sisters-in-law, Sharon Hagen of Bloomington, MN, Julie Schuester and husband, Lance of Kenyon, MN; brother-in-law, Jim Hagen and wife, Linda of Lafayette, CO; nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and a grandson.
Added by R Timm on Sep 19, 2016 6:44 PM
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Kathryn Bergemann Bio
St. Peter resident Kathryn ďKayĒ Bergemann, 81, died Monday, July 1, 1996, at her home. Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Peter ďEvangelical Lutheran Church, St. Peter, the Rev. Matthew C. Rauh officiating. Burial is in Pilgrimís Rest Cemetery, Mankato. Visitation is 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Klein Funeral Home, St. Peter, and one hour before services Friday at the church.
Mrs. Bergemann was born May 13, 1915, to Harvey and Elizabeth (Borth) Schoeffel in Kingston, Wis. She was confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church, Fairwater, Wis. She married Eldor Lorin Bergemann on March 14, 1942, at Madison, Wis. During World War II while her husband was in the military service, she worked for federal government offices. For 27 years, she was employed in the medical records department at the state hospital in St. Peter. She retired in 1980. She was a member of St. Peter Evangelical Church and American Legion Post 37 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1220 auxiliaries in St. Peter.
Mrs. Bergemann is survived by one brother and his wife, Arvin and Gladys of Waterloo, Wis.; and two nieces and two nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband and one brother.
From Mankato Free Press
Added by R Timm on Sep 12, 2016 1:03 PM
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Herbert Bartsch Bio
Mankato resident Herbert William Bartsch, 53, died Monday, Nov. 11, 1996, at the Harry Meyering Center in Mankato.
Services are 1 p.m. Wednesday at Immanuel Lutheran Church with the Rev. Paul Nolting officiating. Burial is at Pilgrimís Rest Cemetery.
Visitation is two hours before services at the church. Memorials may be made to Harry Meyering Center.
Mr. Bartsch was born Oct. 20, 1943, to Adolph E. and Lillian (Jay) Bartsch in Mankato. He attended the Little Red School in Mankato and then moved to the Linden Building at Faribault State Hospital. He returned to Mankato in 1988 to live at the Harry Meyering Center and work with MRCI.
He is survived by his mother; one brother, Ewalt of St. Clair; six sisters and their husbands, Ruth and Orlando Olson of St. Clair, Margaret and Melvin Deutsch of St. Peter, Eunice and Egon Mutzke, Mavis and Wayne Anderson all of Mankato, Norma and Donald Strehl of Isanti, Joan and Steve Schroeder of Janesville; many nieces and nephews; and special care giver, Linda Thomas of Lake Crystal. He was preceded in death by his father, one sister-in-law, one brother-in-law and two grand-nieces.
From Mankato Free Press
Added by R Timm on Sep 10, 2016 4:28 PM
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Alma Anderson Bio
Mankato resident Alma B. Anderson, 86, died Saturday, Feb. 8, 1997, at Hillcrest Health Care Center.
Services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, the Rev. Hans Jorgenson officiating. Burial is at Pilgrimís Rest Cemetery.
Mrs. Anderson was born Oct. 22, 1910, to John and Carrie (Nordby) Johnson at St. James. She attended school in Watonwan County. She did domestic work before owning and operating a motel in Missoula. After the death of her husband, she retired and moved to Mankato. She had lived here the past 17 years. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Morson Ario VFW Post 9713 and Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
She is survived by one son and his wife, Floyd and Jill Scudder of Verndale; one daughter, Helen Moran of Highmore, S.D.; 11 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; one brother and his wife, Carl and Lorraine Johnson of Mankato; two sisters, Irma Purdy of North Mankato, and Clela Miller of Le Hillier. She was preceded in death by three husbands, three brothers, and one grandchild.
From Mankato Free Press
Added by R Timm on Sep 10, 2016 8:00 AM
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Walter Affolter Bio
Longtime Salets Department Store employee Walter H. Affolter, 88, of Mankato died Tuesday, July 31, 2001, at Immanuel St. Josephís Hospital.
Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Mankato with the Rev. Paul Nolting officiating. Burial is in Pilgrimís Rest Cemetery.
Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Mankato Mortuary and continues one hour before services Saturday at the church. Memorials are preferred to Immanuel Lutheran Church Memorial Fund or donorís choice.
Mr. Affolter was born June 11, 1913, to Emil and Maria (Klingberg) Affolter in Mankato. He graduated from Mankato High School in 1931 and attended Dunwoody Institute and the University of Minnesota for two years. He married Clara Schueler on August 23, 1942, at Immanuel Lutheran Church and served in the U.S. Army in 1943. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and the National Honor Society. His hobbies included gardening.
Mr. Affolter is survived by his wife; three sons, Ronald and his special friend, Kathleen Black, and John, all of Mankato, and Donald and his wife, Sharon, of Eden Prairie; one daughter, Constance of Minneapolis; two grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother, two half-brothers and a half-sister.
Added by R Timm on Sep 08, 2016 9:24 AM
Richard Jacobsen
RE: Which cemetery next?
Dear Betty, Hope you are doing well this summer. I am finally back visiting cemeteries on a regular basis. Been quite a summer for me with open heart surgery, and then developing a staph infection. Too much time spent at Abbott. But, happy to be out walking cemeteries with my camera.

Hope to finish the Butternut Cemetery and then start on another. Blessings on you!
Added by Richard Jacobsen on Aug 13, 2016 7:36 AM
Amy Frederick
Margaret Nelson F-A-G Memorial #11567074
This memorial may have been transferred to me in error.
Added by Amy Frederick on Jul 24, 2016 11:22 AM
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