Funeral announcements for 6/17/20
Funeral services for Fern Carol Erath, age 97 of Austin are pending with the Clasen/Jordan Mortuary in Austin. Fern passed away at Field Crest Care Center in Hayfield.
A private family service for John Dean Knudtson, age 21 of Blooming Prairie will be held at the Worlein Blooming Prairie Funeral Home Chapel in Blooming Prairie. A small gathering of no more than 40 people will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 18th at the Worlein Blooming Prairie Funeral Home in Blooming Prairie. Due to COVID-19 protocol, they are requiring that everyone attending please wear a mask.
A memorial service for Lance Eastman, Kala Claus and their children, Tesla and Rayden Eastman will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, June 19th at the Mower County Fairgrounds, Plager Building in Austin. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. prior to the service. Interment will take place at Oakwood Cemetery in Austin. Due to the COVID-19 protocol, they are requiring that everyone attending please wear a mask.
A funeral service for Robert H. Helfritz, age 90 of Austin will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, June 19th at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Austin. Friends may call from 1:00-1:30 p.m. before the service at St. Augustine Catholic Church on Friday afternoon. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery in Austin.
Graveside services for Richard A. Stern, age 88 of Austin will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 20th at Oakwood Cemetery in Austin.
Visitation for Myron Leonard “Mike” Jordan, age 84 of Austin will be held on Thursday, June 25th from 3:00-6:00 p.m. at the Clasen/Jordan Mortuary in Austin. Interment with military honors and prayers committal will follow at 7:00 p.m. at Graceland Cemetery in Albert Lea. A memorial service at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church will be held at a later date with details forthcoming.
A service will be held for the relatives of Richard Lee Anderson age 72 of Austin at Cornerstone Church in Austin on Saturday, June 27th at 1:00 p.m.
Private services for Ruth B Phillips, age 87 of Austin were held on Friday, June 5th at the Clasen/Jordan Mortuary in Austin. A committal service will be held at Memorial Cemetery in Fremont, Nebraska.
A private graveside service will be held for Dennis James, Matter, age 65 of Austin and formerly of Fridley at Grandview Cemetery in Austin. A public Celebration of Life is being planned for a later date, and will be announced at that time.
A memorial service for Doris Anna Scott Lincoln, age 100 of Austin is being planned at the Liberty Cemetery Cass Township, Woodward, Iowa for next summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A private memorial service for the immediate family of Ernest D. Betlach, age 96 of Blooming Prairie was held Wednesday, June 3rd at St. Columbanus Catholic Church in Blooming Prairie. Interment was in St. Columbanus Catholic Church Cemetery, with military rites performed by the American Legion and VFW Honor Guard. A public celebration of Ernie’s life will be held at a later date.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a memorial service for Nathan “Nate” Sylvester Magnuson, age 88 of Blooming Prairie will be held at a later date. Nate passed away Tuesday, June 2nd at Prairie Manor Care Center in Blooming Prairie.
Funeral services are pending with the Clasen-Jordan Mortuary in Austin for Doris Anna Lincoln, age 100 of Austin who passed away on Tuesday, May 26th.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the family of Marcene Marene (Austinson) Pell, age 95 of Austin will hold a private service. A gathering will be planned at a later date for family and friends, if possible. Marcene passed away on May 24th at Sacred Heart Care Center in Austin.
Due to COVID-19 protocol, a private family funeral service for Leslie Howard Jensen, age 102 of Mapleview will be held at the Worlein Funeral Home in Austin. Interment will be in Geneva Cemetery.
Memorial services will be held at a later date for Diane M. White, age 76 of Austin, who passed away Thursday, May 14th at Mayo Clinic Hospital/ St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester.
Private family services will be held at a later date for Daniel B. Engelman, age 42 of Austin who passed away unexpectedly Friday, May 15th at his residence.
A private service will be held for Lorraine S. Hildestad, age 88 of Austin who passed away Monday, May 18th at St. Mark’s Lutheran Home in Austin. Interment will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Austin.
Shirley Ann Bergstrom, age 90 of Austin passed away on Tuesday, May 12th. Private services were held at Oakwood Cemetery in Austin.
A memorial service for Evan Lewis Kersten, age 31 of Austin will be held at a later date. Evan passed away at his home in Austin on Wednesday, April 8th.