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Ole Ask
Source: Anaconda Standard (Anaconda, MT, Saturday, May 31, 1902; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Missoula, May 30.-Ole Ask, the bridge carpenter who met with a serious accident at bridge No. 26 on the Coeur d'Alene branch a few days ago, died in the railway hospital this afternoon from brain fever. In falling he injured his head and shoulder. He had been with the company for about 12 years and was always faithful and was a man who had many friends. He was 35 years of age and leaves a brother in Nerstrand, Minn., who has been notified of his death.

William G. Babb
Source: unknown (May 2007) submitted by Kristy Fox

1943 - 2007
BABB - William G., Services are scheduled Thursday for William G. (Bill) Babb, known among University of Tulsa coaches, players and fans as possibly the most dedicated fan of Golden Hurricane athletics.

Babb died early Monday after a lengthy battle against cancer. He was 64. Babb followed all of TU's men's and women's sports teams, but his first love was football. He seldom missed a game, home or away, and was on the sidelines at most Hurricane practices. He was a friend and mentor to many TU players. Babb also was a message board moderator and columnist, under the Internet handle "Catbird," on a Hurricane fans' Web site, InsideTulsaSports.com. During the Hurricane's first spring football practice last month, head Coach Todd Graham called a timeout, gathered the team at the 50 yard line and honored Babb, who he called "Mr. Tulsa." Graham said TU players' helmets would carry the initials "BB" next season in honor of Babb. Babb was a performer for more than 25 years in the annual Tulsa Press Club Gridiron, a satirical roast of politics and politicians. He directed the show in 2005. He was active in his church, Trinity Episcopal.

Babb was born July 25, 1943 in Northfield, MN, and as a military brat lived in Enid, OK, Winthrop, MN and Cannon Falls, MN, before graduating high school in Mankato, MN. He attended the University of Minnesota and Mankato State University. He married Cynthia Ann Cutts (Abboud) on May 30, 1964, and they had 3 children. They were divorced in 1982. Babb came to Tulsa in 1977, working as public relations manager and executive director of marketing for the United States Jaycees. He later worked as program manager for the Hugh O'Brien Youth Foundation in Los Angeles, as start-up general manager of Cellular One in Tulsa and Huntsville, AL. He also worked for Cellular, Inc., in Billings, MT. He worked for QuikTrip in Tulsa from 1991-2003, including story manager from 1989 on.

He was preceded in death by: his father, Paul D. Babb, and mother, Katherine C. Babb. He is survived by: his daughter, Nicole J. Tisue, of Redwood Falls,MN; son, Paul D. Babb of Sand Springs; daughter, Rebecca L. deSonnaville, of Jenks; 2 brothers, Dr. Daniel P. Babb of Huntington, WV and Douglas J. Babb, of Ft. Smith, AR; and 8 grandchildren.

Alvin B. Barrett
Source: The Princeton Union (Princeton, MN) Thursday, October 5, 1899; submitted by Jim Dezotell

Joins the Majority
Mr. Alvin B. Barrett died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. E. F. Swanson, in the township of Warsaw, Rice county, on Thursday evening at 7:45 o'clock, Sept. 14, after an illness of six weeks, aged 62 years, 1 month and 9 days. The funeral services were conducted from the house by Rev. E. C. Chevis, pastor of the Congregational church of Medford, on Saturday morning. The remains were brought to Owatonna and laid to rest beside those of his wife in Forest Hill Cemetery. Mr. Barrett was born at Crown Point, New York State, August 5, 1837. He was married to Miss Ellen Archer at the same place in 1866. Three daughters were born to them. Mesdames C. N. Archer and W. E. Finley, who live in Mille Lacs county, and Mrs. E. F. Swanson, of Warsaw, Rice county. Mesdames Archer and Swanson were present at the funeral services. Mrs. Finley was unable to be present. Mr. and Mrs. Barrett and family moved to Owatonna in the spring of 1883 and made their home in this city until 1889 when they moved to Mille Lacs county where they lived three years. They then moved back to Owatonna. Mrs. Barrett died in this city on Wednesday, September 26, 1894, and since that time he made his home with his daughter, Mrs. E. F. Sawnson, in Warsaw, Rice county. Farming had been his principal occupation, but of late years, he had surrendered the active duties of life on account of failing health. He was taken ill in the first part of August with jaundice which developed into a complication of troubles resulting in his death. Mr. Barrett was a successsful [sic] man and a honest, upright citizen, respected by all who knew him. He was a kind husband, a loving father and a good neighbor. The influence he wielded among his associates was strong and wide. In his personality, he was attractive, drawing himself a host of friends who will mourn his departure from their midst. The relatives have the sympathy of this community in their bereavement. - Owatonna Peoples' Press

Hon. Ara Barton
Source: The Saint Paul globe. (St. Paul, Minn.), November 08, 1898 – Transcribed by Veneta McKinney

Faribault, Minn., Nov. 7.— (Special. )—Hon. Ara Barton died at Morristown very suddenly on Saturday evening. Mr. Barton was one of the early settlers of Rice county. He lived in this city for many years and was sheriff of Rice county at the time of the Northfield bank robbery, and was an important factor in effecting the capture of the robbers. He was seventy-four years of age and was a member of the G. A. R. The funeral will be held at Morristown Wednesday at 11 a. m., and the burial at Maple Lawn cemetery in this city at 2:30 p. m.

Elizabeth C. Beach
Source: St. Paul Daily Press (MN) Friday, 18 Sept. 1868; transcribed by FoFG mz

In Faribault, September 6th, after a lingering and painful illness, with unshaken confidence in Christ, Mrs. Elizabeth C. Beach, wife of Lucian Beach, in the sixty-second year of her age.

Horace Blood
Source: The Minneapolis Journal. (Minneapolis, Minn.), February 07, 1901, Page 9, KT - Sub by FoFG

Northfield - Horace Blood, father of C.H. Blood, a young lawyer, is dead.

Anna A. Borchert
Source: Faribault Daily News (3 Dec. 1964) submitted by Denise Parsons

Funeral services for Mrs. Frank Borchert, 82, of Morristown were held Tuesday, Nov. 24, at 2 p.m. at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Carlton Spatzek officiating. The church choir sang "Nearer My God to Thee" and "Rock of Ages". They were accompanied by Mrs. H. J. Wagner, organist.
Pallbearers were Lloyd Rasmussen, Walter Krause, Herbert Meschke, Elmer Meschke, Herman Schroeder and Arnold Schroeder, all of Morristown.
Interment was in the Morristown Cemetery.

Anna A. Braun, daughter of Friedrich and Emilie Braun, was born Nov. 20, 1882, at the farm home in Wells Township, Rice County. She attended the local schools and was united in marriage to Frank Borchert June 3, 1904 by the Rev. Mr. Uehl.
They farmed for many years until their retirement when they moved to Morristown. They had been married 60 years in June, 1964. She was a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church and of the Bethlehem Ladies Aid.

She is survived by her husband, Frank; three sons, Herbert of rural Morristown, the Rev. Edward Borchert of East Grand Forks and Arthur of Wheatridge, Colo; 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She is also survived by six sisters, Ida Durgen and Alwina Thurston of Minneapolis, Mary Krueger of Morristown, Minnie Pinnick of Billings, Mont., Lillian Sova of Faribault and Millie Bredlow of Owatonna.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Everett and Lawrence and one brother, William Braun.
Mrs. Borchert passed away at the Rice County District One Hospital at Faribault following a brief illness Friday morning, Nov. 20.

Friends and relatives attended the services from Wheatridge, Colo.; East Grand Forks; Baltimore, Md.; Duluth; Rochester; Minneapolis; St. Paul; Owatonna; New Richland; Dodge Center; Kenyon; Faribault; Warsaw and Morristown.

August Borchert
Source: Rice County Journal (12 Nov. 1913) submitted by Denise Parsons

BORCHERT August, a prominent resident of the town of Warsaw, died on Friday at the St. Lucas hospital, where he had gone for an operation.

Deceased was a native of Germany and was born on July 30, 1848, at Hohensaacen, Brandenburg.

He was married to Henrietta Friebrodt in 1879. In 1880 they came to the United States and settled in Rice County and purchased a farm in the town of Warsaw, where he has since resided.

He is survived by his Wife and three children, Paul Borchert of Warsaw; Mrs. J. W. Kalow of Morristown and Miss Ida Borchert who is at home. He is also survived by a half brother, Christian Fuchs of Warsaw.

Funeral services were held from the German Lutheran church Monday afternoon, Rev. Schulz officiating.
Burial was in Maple Lawn.

Bertha Borchert
Source: Fairbault Daily News (24 Apr. 1922) submitted by Denise Parsons

Mrs. Bertha Borchert, widow of the late Gustav Borchert, died last night at St. Lucas hospital where she had been a patient for three weeks following a serious operation. She had been in poor health for the last year, her illness becoming acute only recently.

Bertha Liedar as born in Pommern, Germany, May 5, 1854. She came to this country as a young girl, coming directly to Faribault, in the vicinity of which place she lived the remainder of her life.

She was married to Gustav Borchert about fifty years ago. Mr. Borchert died fourteen years ago, they having resided all of their married life in Wells Township, North of Cannon Lake.
Six years ago Mrs. Borchert came to Faribault and lived with her daughter, Mrs. Lockwood, until the latter’s removal to Dunda this spring.

Mrs. Borchert is survived by eight children. There are five sons – William, Frank, Rudolph, Gust and Fred; and three daughters – Mrs. Elizabeth Borchert of Morristown, Mrs. Augusta Ballstadt of Deerfield Township, Steele County and Mrs. Louis Lockwood of Dundas. She leaves two brothers, Fred Liedar of Merton, Steele County and Herman Liedar of Morristown; and three half brothers, Charles Spitzack of Morristown, Gustave Spitzack of Faribault and August Spitzck of Wisconsin.

Mrs. Borchert was a devoted member of the German Lutheran church, beloved by her family and friends, and is mourned by a large circle of friends.

The Funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon, a short service at 1:30 o’clock at the home of her son, Gust Borchert on First Avenue, and at 2 o’clock at the German Lutheran church.
Burial will be made in Maple Lawn Cemetery.

Elizabeth M. Borchardt
Source: Faribault Daily News (4 Mar. 1949) submitted by Denise Parsons

MORRISTOWN (Special)--Funeral services were held Monday for Mrs. Albert Borchardt, 72, who passed away at her home Friday morning, February 26.

Services were held at the Bethlehem Lutheran church here with the Rev. Herbert Burgdorf officiating.
Interment was in Morristown cemetery with Arthur Ballstadt of Owatonna, Ben Borchardt, Mankato, and Harold, Walter, Walter and Herbert Borchert, all of Faribaut, acting as pallbearrers.

Mrs. Borchardt, the former Elizabeth Marie Borchert was born in Wells township in 1877 and married Albert Borchardt in 1896. The couple operated the Green House in Morristown for many years after their marriage. During that time, Mrs. Borchardt gave birth to three sons and one daughter. One son died in infancy and one daughter, Alma, died in 1947. Mr. Borchardt died several years ago.

Surviving are her sons, Alfred E. Borchardt of Battle Creek, Mich., and Ewaod C. Borchardt of Morristown. Four grandchildren, one great-grandchild and two sisters, Mrs. Frank Ballstadt of Owatonna and Mrs. Earl Lockwood of Faribault, and four brothers, Gus, Rudolph, and William of Faribault, and Frank of Morristown, also

Evert Borchert
Source: Faribault Daily News (9 Apr. 1936) submitted by Denise Parsons

Evert Borchert, 29, Dies This Morning
Everet Borchert, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Borchert, died at the home of his parents in Warsaw township at 5:30 o'clock this morning. He was 29 years old.
Arrangements for funeral services have not been completed.

Frank Borchert
Source: Faribault Daily News (9 Oct. 1971) submitted by Name: Denise Parsons

Funeral services for Frank Borchert, 92, of Morristown, were held Sept. 10 at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Morristown, with the Rev. Donald Hanson officiating.

Interment was made at the Morristown Cemetery. Pallbearers were Arthur Ballstad and Gordon Bredlow of Owatonna, Harold Borchert, Edgar Fuchs and Earl Lockwood of Faribault.

Mr. Borchert was born on June 4, 1879, in Wells Township, the son of Gustav and Bertha Leader Borchert. On June 4, 1904, he was married to Anna Bauer, and they farmed near Morristown until 1939 when they moved into the village.

Mr. Borchert, who was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Faribault and the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Morristown, passed away at the Rice County District One Hospital on Sept. 7.

Survivors include three sons, Herbert of Morristown, the Rev. Edward Borchert of St. Paul, and Arthur of Lakewood, Colo.; 10 grandchildren,
19 great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Earl (Louise) Lockwood of Faribault; and one brother, Rudolph, of Morristown.

He was preceded in death by his wife, and two sons, Everett and Lawrence. Relatives and friends from St. Paul, Faribault, Waterville, Owatonna, Waseca, Minneapolis, Burnsville, Dundas, Morristown, Colorado, Iowa and Montana attended the funeral.

Fred Borchert
Source: Faribault Daily News (25 Mar. 1947) submitted by Name: Denise Parsons

Funeral services for Fred Borchert, 1400 NW Seventh street, he passed away on Monday evening, March 17, at St. Lucas hospital following an illness of several weeks were held Thursday afternoon. A brief service was held at the Boldt Funeral Home at 1:30 p. m. and services were held at 2 p. m. in the Trinity Lutheran church with the Rev. O. Volz officiating.

Interment was made in Maple Lawn cemetery. The pallbearers were all nephews and included Harold, Herbert and Walter Borchert, Earl Lockwood, Faribault; Ewald Brochardt, Morristown and Arhur Bollstadt of Medford.

Fred Borchert was born on November 4, 1890, the son of Gustav and Bertha Borchert. He was bapitzed August John Frederick. He spent his young life on the farm of his parents near Faribault and attended the schools nearby.

He was united in marriage in Minneapolis to Miss Christine Sanner on January 31, 1916. For nine years they operated the farm home and in 1927 they moved to Faribault where he was engaged in the trucking business until the time of his death. He was a lifetime member of Trinity Lutheran church.

Mr. Borchert is survived by his widow, four brothers, William, Rudolph, and Gustav of Faribault, and Frank of Morristown; and three sisters, Mrs. Albert Borchardt, Morristown; Mrs. Frank Bollstadt, Owatonna; and Mrs. Earl Lockwood, Faribault.

Relatives and friends from out of town present at the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Bollstadt and Clara of Owatonna; Rev. Edward Borchert, Dodge Center; Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Johnson, St. Paul; Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Stabley and son, Minneapolis; Lyle Lamphier and Homer Cadman of South St. Paul.

Paul F. Borchert
Sourcet: Faribault Daily News (21 Jan. 1926) submitted by Denise Parsons

A severe cold, contracted four weeks ago, which developed into pneumonia, caused the death of Paul F. Borchert of Cannon Lake last night at 8;30 o'clock. He passed away at his home at the age of 46.

Mr. Borchert has been a resident of this section practically all his life, having come here from Germany with his parents when he was nine months old. He was born Jan. 3, 1880.

The parents, Mr. and Mrs. August Borchert, came directly from the old country to the Cannon Lake home and Paul Borchert has lived there ever since, having taken over the place upon the death of his father.
He was married at Morristown November 7, 1907.

Besides his wife he is survived by five children, all of whom are living at home. They are Olga, Gertrude, Irene, August and Mildred. Two sisters, Mrs. A. T. Johnson of Palm Beach, Florida, and Mrs. W. J. Kalo, of Waterville, also survive. Mr. Borchert's mother is still living at the Cannon Lake home. The Borchert residence is situated on the north shore of Cannon Lake. It has been made into a resort home and is called "Borchert Place."
Funeral services have not yet been arranged.

Selma Borchert
Source: Faribault Daily News (4 Nov. 1981) submitted by Denise Parsons

Mrs. Gust (Selma) Borchert, 91, of 613 N.W. 1st Ave. died Wednesday Nov. 4 in Rice County District One Hospital.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday in Trinity Lutheran Church, the Rev. Robert Snyder, officiating. Visitation will be 2 to 9 p.m. Friday in Boldt Funeral Home and in church one hour prior to services.
Interment will be in Maple Lawn Cemetery.

Mrs. Borchert, daughter of John and Wilhelmine Zielske Borchardt, was born April 17, 1890 in Germany. She married Gust Borchert July 14, 1915. He preceded her in death on Oct. 3, 1969.

She is survived by a daughter, Lucille of Faribault.
She was preceded in death by four sisters, Edna, Mrs. Emily Lambert, Mrs. Anna Degen, and Mrs. Helen Wieben; and five brothers, Arthur, Charles, Paul, Walter and William Borchardt. Trinity Lutheran Ladies Aid will attend services in a group.

William Borchert
Source: Faribault Daily News (20 Apr. 1956) submitted by Denise Parsons

Funeral services for William Borchert, 82, a native son of Rice County, were conducted Friday afternoon, April 3, at the Boldt Funeral Home and Trinity Lutheran Church.

Mr. Borchert, who made his home with his daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Wolf of Warsaw Township, died Wednesday morning, April 1, at St. Lucas Deaconess Hospital after a brief illness.
The funeral services were conducted Ballstad. Relatives and friends who came to the funeral by the Rev. W. A. Lemke and burial took place in Maple Lawn Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Harold Zielske, Ewald Borchert, Walter Borchardt, Herbert and Harold Borchert and Arthur were from Minneapolis, Mankato, Elbow Lake, Owatonna, East Grand Forks, Faribault and surrounding towns.

William Borchert was born on Feb. 22, 1874, in Wells Township. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gustav Borchert. He was married to Minnie Zielske at Faribault on April 21, 1898. Mr. Borchert took his bride to the farm home which is now occupied by his daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Wolf, with whom he has made his home for the past two and a half years.

Mr. Borchert retired from active farming in the fall of 1920, when he moved to Faribault. He was a thresher and sawed lumber for many years. Just a few years ago he threshed for people whom he had threshed for 50 years ago.
Mr. Borchert was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church and of the Lutheran Faternities of America.

He is survived by two daughters: Mrs. Herman Wolf (Hattie) of Warsaw Township and Mrs. Freeman Graves (Irene) of Faribault; a son, Walter Borchert of Faribault; eight grandchildren; two sisters; Mrs. Augusta Ballstad of Owatonna and Mrs. Earl Lockwood Sr. of Faribault; and three brothers; Frank of Morristown, Gustav of Faribault and Rudolph of Wells Township.

Clarence Boutelle
Source: The Northfield News (MN) Aug. 17, 1889; submitted by Robin Line
Clarence Boutelle, superintendent of Marshall High School, died Wednesday evening of apoplexy. He was greatly fatigued from a long walk in attending a Masonic funeral, and in the evening suffered a stroke.

George Brooks
Source: Faribault Daily News (7 July 1971) submitted by Denise Parsons

Funeral services for George Brooks, 83, of Morristown, were held June 17 at the Peace United Methodist Church in Morristown with the Rev. Norman Witt officiating. Interment was made in the Morristown Cemetery. Glen Anhorn, Joseph K. Tupy, William Brooks Jr., and Lowell Brooks of Owatonna, Donald Rahn of Mapleton and Rick Straube of Howard Lake served as pallbearers. Lori Kisor sang "Old Rugged Cross," accompanied by Larry Lorenz.

Mr. Brooks was born on July 7, 1887 to William and Belle Mosher Brooks in Morristown. He lived in Morristown for his entire life, marrying Lillian Herrley on Feb. 14, 1917. Mr. Brooks passed away on June 13 in the LeCenter Nursing Home after a long illness.

He is survived by his widow; four daughters, Mrs. Lee (Mildred) Connor and Mrs. Stanley (Mary) Klampe of Waseca, Mrs. George (Bonnie) Schuenke of Morristown, and Mrs. Ervin (Shirley) Roeker of Eagle Lake; two sons, Walter of Morristown, and Ronald, who was stationed in Vietnam; 20 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Laura Remund of Faribault, and Mrs. Dewy (Violet) Benjamin of Rochester; two brothers, Frank of Morristown, and William Sr., of Faribault.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers Clarence, Charles, and Elmer; one sister, Mary; two daughters, Laura and Mollie; and two sons, James and Roy. Friends and relatives from St. Paul, Minneapolis, Howard Lake, Rochester, Owatonna, Waseca, Mapleton, West Concord, Kasson, Faribault, Eagle Lake, Alma City, Morristown and Clam Lake, Wis., attended the funeral.

Grace L. Brooks
Source: Faribault News (11 Jan. 1962) submitted by Denise Parsons

MORRISTOWN (Special) -- Funeral services for Mrs. Grace L. Brooks, 68, who passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, at Albuquerque, N.M. of a cerebral hemorrhage while enroute to Phoenix, Ariz., were conducted on Tuesday Jan. 9, at the Evangelical United Brethren Church in Morristown with the Rev. D. Wordelman, officiating. Pallbearers were Harold Witter, Lloyd Witter, Charles Brooks, Donald Brooks, William Brooks and Richard Brooks.
Interment was made in the Morristown Cemetery.
The wake was held at the D. Gill Funeral Home.

Grace L. Witter Brooks was born May 22, 1893, in Morristown, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Witter (Mamie Morris). In 1914 she was married to Clarence Brooks who preceded her in death in 1933.

She is survived by several sons and daughters all of whom were at the service, Orville C. Brooks and Ralph C. Brooks, St. Paul, Clarence E. Brooks, Milwaukee, Wis., Carol O. Brooks, Black Eagle, Mont. Mrs. Stewart Fell (Leila) Waseca, Mrs. Howard Powell (Loretta) St. Paul, Mrs. Harold E. Schumacher (Myrtis) St. Paul, Mrs. Orville Whitman (Janette) Phoenix, Ariz.; 42 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She also is survived by a sister, Mrs. William Willock (Hattie), Waseca and a brother, Charles Witter of St. Paul. Relatives and friends attended the funeral services from Rochester, Faribault, Minneapolis, Henderson, Morristown and other communities.

Mary M. Brooks
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Sunday, 7 July 1912; transcribed by FoFG mz

HIBBING, July 6. - Funeral services for Mrs. Mary M. Brooks, mother of Dr. G. F. Brooks, whose death occurred shortly after noon yesterday following a lingering illness, were conducted at 10:45 this morning from the family home, 101 Center street by Rev. Frank Durant of Christ Episcopal church and the body was shipped at noon to Dresbach, Minn., for burial. It was accompanied by Dr. and Mrs. Brooks and Rev. Mr. Durant.

Mrs. Brooks had been a resident of Hibbing, where she made her home with her son for 11 years. She was a member of Christ Episcopal church and a refined and cultured woman who had during her residence here endeared herself to a large circle of friends. She was born Oct. 4, 1843 at Hounsfield, near Sackett’s Harbor, now New York, and had been widowed for about 25 years. The family have lived in Wisconsin and Minnesota for half a century and Mrs. Brooks was for ten years matron at Shattuck military academy at Faribault.

William H. Cheney
Source: Idaho Statesman (Boise, ID) Tuesday, March 11, 1919; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

CHENEY-William H. Cheney, father of Mrs. Frank B. Kinyon, died at Kinyon home, 1210 Hays street, of paralysis, Monday morning. Although 84 years of age, Mr. Cheney had been able to make the trip to and from Warsaw, Minn., his old home, every year, spending his summers in Minnesota and his winters in Boise for some years. He took an active interest in all public affairs until a short time ago, when he received a stroke of paralysis, which caused his death in the end. Mrs. Kinyon will take the body back to Warsaw for burial, leaving on the 10:45 train Tuesday morning.

Almon E. Chilson
Source: Aberdeen Journal (Aberdeen, SD) Thursday, December 28, 1922; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Wednesday's Minneapolis Journal has the following to say concerning the death of A. E. Chilson, well known here and the tentative plans for the funeral.

"Funeral arrangements for Almon E. Chilson, a graduate of the University of Minnesota law school and a director of the Northern States Oil company, Minneapolis, who died yesterday at his home, 2872 Humboldt avenue S., following an operation for acute appendicitis, will be completed Friday, when his father arrives from California. Born in Kasson, Mr. Chilson was engaged in banking in Webster, Minn., and Roslyn, S. D., before coming to Minneapolis. He was a member of the Odin club, Theta Delta Phi fraternity and the Masonic order. He is survived by his widow, Nina, his father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Chilson, a brother, Logan and a sister, Anna B., all of Long Beach, Cal."

Emeline Clason
Source: Oregonian (Portland, OR) Sunday, January 28, 1917; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Mrs. Emeline Clason, one of Wisconsin's pioneer women, died at Newberg, Or., January 8. She was 98 years old and the mother of ten children, six of whom survive her. Mrs. Clason, in 1840, then a bride, left her home in Alfred Center, N. Y., and, with her husband, settled in the wilds of Wisconsin at Beaver Dam, in Dodge County. From there the Clasons moved, in 1869, to Clason Prairie.

Several years later they moved to Warsaw, Minn., where the last of their ten children were born. Mr. Clason died in 1878, and in 1902 Mrs. Clason joined her children in Newberg. She was the descendant of a New England pioneer family and her forefathers were founders of Stamford, Conn.

Charlotte Clayson
Source: Riverside Daily Press (Riverside, CA) Tuesday, June 28, 1927; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

(Special Press Correspondence)
CORONA, June 28.-Funeral services for Mrs. W. S. Clayson, Sr., were conducted from Hoover chapel this afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. B. F. Davis of the First Methodist church officiating.

Mrs. Clayson's maiden name was Charlotte P. Horton, and she was a native of New York, being born at Gerry in that state April 8, 1852. Her parents migrated to Minnesota when she was yet a little girl. At Warsaw, Minn., she became the wife of W. S. Clayson, and the young couple located at Redwood Falls, and were numbered among the pioneers of that section of the state.

In 1887 the Claysons came to California, but were dissatisfied and soon returned to Minnesota, and there the sixth child, Walter S. Clayson, now city attorney of Corona, was born. The family returned to California, after an interval of 15 years, and have made their home here continuously since. W. S. Clayson, Sr., died in 1918.

Mrs. Clayson is survived by the following children: Mrs. T. A. Fraser, Marshall E. Clayson and Walter Clayson, all of Corona; Mrs. Earl McDonald, Riverside, and Frank H. Clayson of San Pedro. Mrs. Morton Terpening, another daughter, died in 1912. Two brothers, Edwin R. Horton of Portland, Ore., and John Jenkins of Brawley, also survive Mrs. Clayson.

Hers was a life of unselfish service and her passing is mourned by all who knew her.

W. C. Cleland
Source: The Northfield News (MN) Aug. 17, 1889; submitted by Robin Line
Died, Sunday morning, Aug. 11th, at his home at this place, William C. Cleland, aged 66 years. Mr. Cleland had been a resident of Dundas and vicinity about twenty-one years. He was a carpenter and builder, and had accumulated a comfortable property. the funeral services were held at the Episcopal church, of which he was a member, Monday afternoon, and were conducted by Rev. G. H. Mueller.

Marvin H. Dargavel
Source: The Faribault Journal (Fairbault, MN), March 9, 1921, page 4; submitted by Robin Line
Dargavel.-Word has been received in this city of the death of Marvin H. Dargavel, who died in Claremore, Oklahoma. March 4. Marvin Dargavel was the only son of Mrs. Wm. Dargavel, formerly of this city, but now of St. Paul. He was born in Warsaw June 18, 1879. His remains were brought to Faribault Tuesday afternoon, and services were held from the Frank J. McCarthy undertaking parlors and burial in Maple Lawn cemetery.

ELizabeth L. Dobbin
Source: The Faribault Journal (Fairbault, MN), March 9, 1921, page 4; submitted by Robin Line
Dobbin-Mrs. Elizabeth L. Dobbin, wife of Rev. Dr. James Dobbin, First Rector and Founder of Shattuck school, died in Long Beach, Cal., Thursday, Feb. 24.

Elizabeth L. Bacon was born in Niles, Mich., July 6, 1836. She was married to Dr. John Ames in 1861, Dr. Ames died in 1866. On April 10, 1874 she was married to Rev. James Dobbin and for the remainder of her life, until Dr. Dobbin was retired in 1914 was closely identified with his life and work. Her careful oversight and unremitting labor contributed materially to the success of the Rector's work, which he often said would never have been possible of achievement but for her unselfishness and self-sacrifice. In the latter part of the eighteen nineties she opened her own home to small boys and in 1901 this home was completely given over to them. She with the Rector thus established St. James school which was given over to the able charge of the present head master, Frederick E. Jenkins. This school had the unremitting interest of both the Rector and Mrs. Dobbins until they were both taken away. Although unrecognized through the years, those who knew her worth gave to her the unstinted credit she deserved. Modest, unassuming; her unfailing wit and generosity won her a host of lifelong friends of all ages.

The funeral took place in Rosedale chapel at Los Angeles, Monday, Feb. 28 and the remains were laid to rest in Niles, Mich., by the side of her mother.

She is survived by her son, Dr. Joseph S. Ames, Prof. of Physics at John Hopkins; Major Edward S. Dobbin, Faribault; John E. Dobbin, Billings, Mont., and Mrs. Jessie L. Davis, Billings, Mont.

Joseph Ebertowski
Source: Grand Forks Daily Herald (Grand Forks, ND) Friday, September 26, 1919; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Joseph Ebertowski, of Warsaw, Minn., age 86 years died in one of the local hospitals late Wednesday night from a complication of diseases. Funeral services will be held from the Warsaw Catholic church at 10 o'clock Saturday morning.

Ejisype Filiatrault
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (31 Aug. 1910) Transcribed and contributed by AFOFG FC

Minnesota Pioneer Dies in West Duluth
Ejisype Filiatrault, for 50 years a resident of Minnesota and for the past 23 years in West Duluth, died at 5:30 yesterday morning at the age of 71 years at his home. 919 North Fifty-sixth Avenue West. He had been ill since last December when he became afflicted with a cancer of the throat.

Mr. Filiatrault came to the city with his family from Faribault, Minn. In 1887 and until 10 years ago, when his eyes failed him was employed as a machinist foreman in a local car shop.

He settled in southern Minnesota over 50 years ago and became engaged in operating a machine and blacksmith shop in Faribault. He sold this out in 1887 when he moved to West Duluth.

Five sons and three daughters, all of whom, with the exception of two, live in this city, and his wife, survive him. They are Joseph, Louis H., Edward J., Mose J., Albert J., Mrs. Owen McDonnell, Mrs. G. H. LeSage of Great Falls, Mont., and Mrs. James E. Marshall of Toronto, Can.

The funeral services will be held Friday morning from the St. James Catholic Church on Fifty-seventh Avenue West, at 9 o'clock. Interment will be made in Calvary Cemetery.

James Fitzsimmons
Source: The Irish Standard (Minneapolis, MN) January 17, 1914, page 8; submitted by Robin Line
Faribault, Minn.-James Fitzsimmons, the last of the early pioneer settlers of the town of Morristown, died at his farm home in that town, death resulting from a catarrh of the stomach. He was born in the county Down, Ireland, March 14, 1827, and was consequently in his eighty-seventy year. Deceased was married in this city to Catherine Ryan in 1860. She died January 27, 1913. He is survived by three children, Edward R., who resides on a farm in the town of Warsaw, Mrs. John Hanley of this city and Miss Rose, who resides on the old homestead. The funeral was Friday morning last at 10:30, at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, where Rev. Father Slevin celebrated a high mass of requiem at the close of which he preached a sermon in which he eulogized the exemplary life of the deceased. The pallbearers were: Frank Moloney, W. P. Griffith, Jacob Hershey, Jacob Kops, E. A. Pettelkow and Wm. Schultz the remains were interred in Calvary cemetery beside those of this late wife. those from outside the neighborhood who attended the funeral were Henry Mulcahey, St. Mary's, and Mrs. C. Mulcahey, Iosco, Waseca Co., Mrs. W. O'Donnell, Lakeville, J. Armstrong, Northfield, D. Armstrong, Oakdale, and Mr. P. Mulcahey, Waterville.

George Fleckenstein
Source: Duluth News Tribune (24 Nov. 1906) transcribed by FoFG MZ

FARIBAULT, Minn., Nov. 23. - George Fleckenstein, who has made his home in St. Paul for some time, was found dead in his bed at the home of his brother in this city. He had been traveling for his brother and had just returned from a trip. Death resulted from apoplexy.

John Foster
Source: Dartmouth College Necrology, 1907-1908, Hanover, N.H. Transcribed by Kim Mohler.

Class of 1858 - JOHN FOSTER. B. 9 Nov., 1832, Walpole, N.H. Teacher. D. 11 Oct., 1909, Faribault, Minn.

S. S. Freed
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Thursday, 2 Aug. 1906; transcribed by FoFG mz

FARIBAULT, Minn., Aug. 1. - S. S. Freed, a business man of this city, died at the age of 35 after an illness of two years. He is survived by his wife.

Patrick Hanlon
Source: Duluth News Tribune (20 Jan. 1907) transcribed by FoFG MZ

FARIBAULT, Minn., Jan. 19. - Patrick Hanlon, aged 71 years, died at his home in the town of Shieldsville yesterday. He was a native of Ireland, and had been a resident of Rice county for nearly 50 years.

Orville Hanson
Source: The Winona Daily News (MN) January 30, 1973; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

MABEL, Minn. (Special) - Orville Hanson, 62, rural Mabel, died at his home Monday following a heart attack.

The son of Olaf and Nora Quam Hanson, he was born in Preble Township, Fillmore County, Jan. 2, 1911. On July 1, 1933, he married Irene Hesby. They have farmed in Preble Township. He was a member of Schele Lutheran Church.

Survivors are: his wife; five sons, Ordell, Veseli, Minn.; Curtis, Lanesboro, Minn.; Dennis and Dale, Mabel, and Alan, Rushford, Minn.; three daughters, Mrs. Grant (Ione) Selness, Spring Grove, Minn.; Mrs. Willard (Norma) Johnson, Preston, Minn., and Mrs. Henry (Joan) Schney, Minneapolis, Minn.; 27 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one brother, Cyrus, Mabel, and one sister, Mrs. Pearl Jensen, Whalan, Minn.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Scheie Lutheran Church, the Rev. Larry Koehn, Mabel First Lutheran Church officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Friends may call at Mengis Funeral Home, Mable, Wednesday after 2 p.m.

Thomas T. Holton
Source: New Ulm Review (MN) June 8, 1892; submitted by Robin Line

Thomas T. Holton, of Warsaw, has lost three daughters by death within a month. On May 12, Gertie, aged twelve, died; on May 14. Anna, aged twenty-five, passed away, and on May 25, Lina, aged eleven, expired. Gertie and Anna died of consumption, and Lina of heart disease.

Jennie Hoyt
Source: Broad Axe (St. Paul, MN) Thursday, 5 Dec. 1895; transcribed by FoFG mz

Friday, Nov. 29.
Miss Jennie Hoyt, who for several years has been engaged as a teacher in the primary schools of Faribault, died at the home of her father this morning. Miss Hoyt is one of the teachers who contracted diphtheria somewhere about her work, and probably from the school room.

Bert Hulse
Source: Register-Republic (Rockford, IL) Thursday, November 8, 1945; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Bert H. Hulse, 66, of North Chicago, former resident of Rockfordd vicinity, died today at Swedish American hospital. He suffered a stroke six weeks ago and was brought from St. Theresa hospital, Waukesha, to the hospital here on Sunday.

Mr. Hulse was born Jan. 9, 1879, at Warsaw, Minn., and from 1910 until 1926 lived at Durand. He was married in 1926 to Clara Barningham and their home has since been at North Chicago, where Mr. Hulse was employed by Abbott laboratories.

Surviving is his wife.

Services will be conducted Saturday at 2:30 p. m. in the Chapin funeral home at Durand. Burial will be in Durand cemetery.

Lorenzo Jackson
Source: The Appeal (St. Paul, MN) June 13, 1885, page 3; submitted by Robin Line

Lorenzo Jackson of Warsaw, Rice county, Minnesota, formerly treasurer of the county, committed suicide a few days ago by drowning himself in the Straight river.

Stephen Jewett
Source: Duluth News Tribune (Wednesday, 23 Feb. 1916) transcribed by FoFG MZ

FARIBAULT, Minn., Feb. 22. - Stephen Jewett, who came to Minnesota in 1865, died Tuesday in Albuquerque, N. M. according to a telegram received by friends here today. Jewett was widely known in the northwest. He was mayor of this city in 1888-89. He was born in New Haven, Conn., in 1844.

George Johnson
Source: The Northfield News (MN) Aug. 17, 1889; submitted by Robin Line
Funeral of George Johnson.
Very impressive, but short funeral services were held at Chaney & Mackay's undertaking parlors Tuesday morning, before the train left bearing the remains of George Johnson, the young man who was drowned in Ocheda lake Sunday afternoon, to its final resting place.

The upstairs parlor was crowded with people who came to show respect to their departed friend.

A choir composed of Miss Addington, organist, James and George Mackay, Dr. Saxon and James Addington furnished the music in a very appropriate manner.

The remarks of Rev. Thomas Hambly, pastor of the M. E. Church, were full of tender sympathy for the father who was present to take him son to Lime Springs, where interment will take place.

The following young business men ascted as pall-bearers: Mike Shanahan, Manning Plotts, J. J. Kies, Wallace Evans, Dr. Dodge and Edw. Helmick.

Geo. Joubert
Source: Burlington Weekly Free Press (VT) April 17, 1902; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Geo. Joubert, aged 27 years, formerly of Northfield, committed suicide at his home in Wilder, Minn., last week by shooting himself in the head, says the News. He had been in poor health for some time past and despondency was undoubtedly the cause of his rash deed. His mother, with whom he lived, has also been ill for some time and is now in a critical condition. The family lived in Northfield for many years but went West some years since.

Emma Kalina
Source: The Billings Gazette (MN) October 1, 1972; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

LEWISTOWN - Mrs. Emma Kalina, 77, died Saturday in a Billings Hospital after a four month illness.

She was born Dec. 25, 1804, in Veseli, Minn., a daughter of Mrs. and Mrs. Michael Cervenka. She attended Minnesota schools.

She was married to Joseph W. Kalina Nov. 15, 1915, in Veseli, Minn. They homesteaded in the Roy area in 1916 and moved to Lewistown in 1951.

She was a member of St. Leo's Catholic Church, Lewistown and the Valley View Home Demonstration Club, Roy.

Survivors include the widower; three sons, Richard J., Milton W., and Donald J., all of Roy; three grandchildren; three brothers, Frank Cervenka and Dr. Charles Cervenka, both of New Prague, Minn., and Joe Cervenka, Lonsdale, Minn.; and a sister, Anna Kalina, Lonsdale, Minn.

Adson Dean Keyes
Source: Dartmouth College Necrology, 1901-1902, Hanover, N.H. Transcribed by Kim Mohler

Class of 1872 - ADSON DEAN KEYES. A.M. B. 22 Oct., 1842, Acworth, N.H. Lawyer. D. 21 Feb., 1904, Faribault, Minn.

Ferdinand L. Klemer
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Thursday, 16 Feb. 1922; transcribed by FoFG mz

Faribault, Minn., Feb. 15. - Ferdinand L. Klemer, a former member of the Minnesota legislature and a prominent business man here, died today from heart disease. Mr. Klemer served in the lower house of the 1911 and 1913 legislatures. He was born Sept. 4, 1886, at Watertown, Wis., and came here with his parents, who located on a farm near Faribault. They moved to Faribault shortly afterward and Mr. Klemer had lived here since.

John Leadon
Source: The Faribault Journal (Fairbault, MN), March 9, 1921, page 4; submitted by Robin Line
Leadon.-John Leadon died February 26 at his home in the town of Shieldsville, after a lingering illness from a complication of diseases and cancer.

Mr. Leadon was born in Ireland in 1849. He later came to New York City and remained there until 1897, when he came to the town of Shieldsville, where he purchased a farm and resided on it until the time of his death.

He is survived by his wife and one son, John, and one daughter, Miss Mary Leadon, both living at home. He leaves a brother, Michael, of Morristown, South Dakota, a brother and sister in Ireland, and a brother in England.

The funeral was held at Shieldsville, Rev. Father Malloy officiating. Burial was in the Shieldsville cemetery.

Herman L. Luther
Source: Duluth News Tribune (Friday, 5 Feb. 1904) transcribed by FoFG MZ

FARIBAULT, Minn., Feb. 4. - Herman L. Luther, an attorney, died today of paralysis, with which he was stricken Saturday evening.

Mr. Luther was born at Brooklyn, Conn., March 18, 1855. He was graduated from Racine college in 1881.

Mrs. Mahamuel
Source: The Aitkin Age (Aitkin, MN) July 22, 1893, page 2; submitted by Robin Line
Killed by a Joke.
Mrs. Duhac, a widow daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mahamuel, was visiting her parents in Rice county. Joseph Duchene, a young farmer living in the vicinity, called one evening to see Mrs. Duhac. The young people in the neighborhood thought they would have some fun when they saw Joe go there, and went to Mahamuel's residence to charivari the people. Mrs. Mahamuel, when she heard the horrible noises, went out to interview the crowd. They ran down the road and she followed them. About 15 minutes afterward one of the neighbors, who was passing by, found the old lady lying in the road dead, her face being buried in the dust.

Mrs. D. F. Muckey
Source: The Northfield News (MN) Aug. 17, 1889; submitted by Robin Line
Mrs. D. F. Muckey died Wednesday at her home in Greenvale, aged 54 years.

James Murphy
Source: Duluth News Tribune (Saturday, 18 May 1901) transcribed by FoFG MZ

FARIBAULT, Minn., May 17. - James Murphy, one of the most prominent farmers of Rice county, died suddenly last night of heart disease at his home on the township of Warsaw. He was 68 years of age and leaves a widow and seven children.

Mrs. James Murphy
Source: The Faribault Journal (Fairbault, MN), March 9, 1921, page 4; submitted by Robin Line
Murphy-Mrs. James Murphy aged eighty-seven years old, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. J. R. Cavanaugh, Tuesday evening. Death was due to old age and complications. Deceased was born in Ireland and came to America while a young woman. She was one of the pioneer residents of Rice county, having lived here the greater part of her life. James Murphy, her husband, died several years ago.

Surviving Mrs. Murphy are three daughters, Mrs. J. R. Cavanaugh and Mrs. Henry Keough of Faribault. Mrs. M. Quackenbush of Colorado and one son, Frank Murphy. The funeral was held Friday morning at the Immaculate Conception church. Rev. Father J. J. Slevin officiating and interment was made at Calvary cemetery.

Thomas Nelson
Source: The Princeton Union (MN) July 20, 1877; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman
RICE. Thomas Nelson, a Norwegian of the town of Forest, while engaged in plowing on the 7th, was sunstruck and died the next day.

William Neumann
Source: The Faribault Journal (Fairbault, MN), March 9, 1921, page 4; submitted by Robin Line
Neumann-Wm. Neumann of Forest township died March 1, at St. Lucas hospital at 4:30 p.m. from Dropsy. Mr. Neumann was 38 years old and is survived by his mother, four brothers and four sisters. Funeral was held Friday afternoon at 1 o'clock from the Henze Undertaking Parlors. Interment in Maple Lawn cemetery.

C. C. Perkins
Source: Grand Forks Herald (ND) Sunday, 25 June 1893; transcribed by FoFG mz

FARIBAULT, Minn., June 24. - C. C. Perkins, a member of the Rice county bar and a brother of M. J. Perkins of Minneapolis, was found dead in bed at his boarding house. Heart failure was the cause.

Elsie Rainey
Source: Grand Forks Herald (ND) Sunday, 10 Nov. 1910; transcribed by FoFG mz

Faribault, Minn., Nov. 19. - Elsie, the 5-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. Rainey, living in the city, is dead from the result of injuries received while at play. She and some other children were sliding down a straw stack and when she reached the bottom she alighted on a stick which pierced her body.

Mrs. Randi Rinde
Source: Evening Times (Grand Forks, ND) Wednesday, April 14, 1909; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Clerk of the Court N. H. Rinde was called to Nerstrand, Minn., Saturday by the death of his mother, Mrs. Randi Rinde, aged 79 years. Mrs. Rinde came to Wisconsin from Norway fifty-seven years ago. After three years spent in Wisconsin she removed with her family to Nerstrand where she has since lived. During her long stay of fifty-four years in Nerstrand she endeared herself to a large circle of friends. She is survived by nine children.

George Robinson
Source: Grand Forks Herald (ND) Sunday, 10 Mar. 1895; transcribed by FoFG mz

FARIBAULT, Minn., March 9. - George Robinson, proprietor of the Brunswick hotel of this city, is dead. Mr. Robinson was for many years partner of the late Horace W. Pratt of Minneapolis in the wheat business. He is father-in-law of Hon. Joel P. Heatwole of Northfield.

John L. Schofield
Source: Source: New Ulm Review (New Ulm, MN) July 27, 1892; submitted by Robin Line

NORTHFIELD, Minn., Special, July 25. - Dr. John L. Schofield dropped dead this morning of heart failure. He was eighty-two years old to-day. Deceased was the oldest physician in Rice county and one of the oldest settlers in Northfield, having been here since 1854. He was a surgeon in the army during both the Mexican and civil wars.

Joseph Shestak
Source: The Lincoln Star (NE) March 14, 1945; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

CRETE, Neb., March 14 - Work has been received here of the death of Joseph Shestak, 76, former Crete resident, at his home in Veseli, Minn., following a short illness.

Born in Czechoslovakia, he came to America at an early age.

He is survived by three sisters and three brothers. A sister, Mrs. Marie Svejkovsky, a brother, Edward Shestak, live in Crete.

Bridget Stanton
Source: The Faribault Journal (Fairbault, MN), March 9, 1921, page 7; submitted by Robin Line

Miss Bridget Stanton died last Wednesday of pneumonia. Funeral services were held last Friday.

A. B. Story
Source: The Faribault Journal (Fairbault, MN), March 9, 1921, page 1; submitted by Robin Line
Was on Way to Depot When Stricken With Heart Failure.

A. B. Story, county commissioner from the first district, died suddenly Monday evening while on his way to the Milwaukee depot. Mr. Story had been attending the ditch hearing at the court house, and after the session was through for the day he left for the depot to take the train for Kenyon, and from there go to his home in the town of Richland.

Mr. Story walked to the depot, and when he had almost reached the platform he was suddenly stricken with heart failure and died almost instantly. The death of Mr. Story came as a severe shock to his many friends and acquaintances and is a most severe loss to the members of his family.

It is thought that Mr. Story may have hurried on his trip to the depot and exerted himself, taxing his strength greatly. He was nearing the depot, being just across the street crossing approaching the platform, when he was suddenly stricken and sank down on the boulevard beside the sidewalk. Arthur Nauman and Archer Young were among the first to rush to Mr. Story's side, and attempted to give him assistance.

Coroner P. A. Smith was immediately summoned to the spot where Mr. Story had fallen. After an examination Dr. Smith stated the death was clearly due to heart failure and no inquest was held.

Commissioner Story had been a member of the county board for one complete term of four years and had served two months of his present term. In all his dealings as a board member Mr. Story was known as an upright, painstaking official, and one who labored always with the welfare of the county and his constituents at heart.

According to the provisions of the statute, Mr. Story's successor on the board will be elected by the chairman of the town boards in the district and the president of any town or village councils. Under this provision the chairmen of Wheeling, Walcott, Cannon City, and Richland townships, and the president of the village council of Nerstrand will meet to choose a successor. County Auditor F. M. Kaisersatt will notify the men personally, within the next few days, of their duty.

A. B. Story was born in Essex, Mass., and was sixty-three years of age at the time of his death. He came to Minnesota with the family in 1861 and settled near Kenyon at that time. There he has resided ever since, having operate a large and very fine farm near the town of Kenyon.

Deceased is survived by his wife, two sons, Andrew and Lloyd, and one daughter, a twin with the son Lloyd, Laura Story; two brothers, A. H. Story, of Springfield, Mo., and A. P. Story of Kenyon, and one sister, Miss Susan Story, of Kenyon, also survive.

The funeral will be held at two o'clock Thursday afternoon at Kenyon, from the Methodist church, and interment will be in the cemetery at that place.

Fred Struck and Herman Zabel
Source: The Aitkin Age (Aitkin, MN) July 22, 1893, page 2; submitted by Robin Line
WHILE Fred Struck and Herman Zabel were crossing the track of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul at Erin station, about five miles north of Faribault, the switching train running between Owatonna and Northfield struck the wagon and killed them both. The bodies were thrown 40 feet from the track and were terribly mangles.

Mrs. Robert Tripp
Source: The Dundas News (MN) July 5, 1879; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Mrs. Robert Tripp, who has long been an invalid from the dread consumption, died at her residence in this village, on Sunday night inst., aged 40 years and 19 days. Five sons and many other relatives and friends, mourn her loss. For seventeen years she has been known in Dundas, as a fond mother, a kind an exemplary woman. The funeral took place at 10 A.M. on Tuesday from the Episcopal Church. Rev. F. Humphrey officiating. The attendance was large.

Mary Barbarina Tupy
The Pantagraph (Bloomington, IL) December 23, 1951; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Chatsworth - (PNS) - Sister Mary Barbarina, O.S.F., Sts. Peter and Paul School, died suddenly at 4:45 p. m. Saturday at the convent after suffering a heart attack.

She will be at the Sts. Peter and Paul Convent from noon until 2 p. m. Sunday. Funeral services will be at 7:30 a. m. Thursday at St. Joseph's Convent, Milwaukee, Wis. Burial will be at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Milwaukee.

She was born Nov. 30, 1895, in Veseli, Minn., the daughter of Joseph and Mary Budin Tupy. She was a member of the School Sisters of St. Francis, Milwaukee, and Sts. Peter and Paul Church, Chatsworth.

She taught the catechism in schools at Lexington, Chenoa, Fairbury, Forrest, Strawn, Colfax, Gibson City and Piper City. She resided at Sts. Peter and Paul School, Chatsworth.

She is survived by two brothers, Frank and Charles Tupy, and a sister, Mrs. Joseph Rosival, all of Minnesota.

George A. Weston
Source: The Faribault Journal (Fairbault, MN), March 9, 1921, page 4; submitted by Robin Line
Weston.-Mr. George A. Weston, a pioneer resident of Faribault, died on Friday afternoon at his home on First street south after an illness of a number of weeks, death being caused by pneumonia.

Mr. Weston was born September 10, 1843, at Wethersfield. Mass., and came to Faribault in 1876, where he has since resided. In 1910 he was married to Mrs. Doney, of this city, who survives him.

Mr. Weston read law under Gordon E. Cole, was a member of the Rice county bar, and later entered the insurance business, being the dean of insurance men in Minnesota for many years. He was one of the organizers of the Maple Lawn Cemetery Association.

Mr. Weston belonged to the Masonic order, having been a member of that organization for fifty years. He was a member of Faribault Lodge No. 9, A. F. & A.M., a life member of Tyrian Chapter No. 6, Royal Arch Masons, a member of Faribault Commandery No. 1, Knights Templar, a Member of Minnesota Consistory No. 1, St. Paul, a member of Omar Temple of the Mystic Shrine, St. Paul. He was also a member of Elks lodge here.

The funeral was held at the home of the deceased Monday morning, under auspices of the Blue Lodge of the Masonic order. Burial was made in Maple Lawn.

Camelia Ward Whipple
Source: Winona Daily Republican (Wednesday, 16 July 1890) transcribed by Marla Zwakman

FARIBAULT, Minn., July 16. – Camelia Ward Whipple, wife of Bishop Whipple of Minnesota, died this morning.

E. Webster Whipple
Source: Aberdeen Daily News SD (5 Oct. 1894) transcribed by FoFG MZ

FARIBAULT, Minn., Oct. 5. - E. Webster Whipple, LL. D., professor of Greek and French for many years at Shattuck Military school, died suddenly of typhoid fever.

Rt. Rev. Henry B. Whipple
Source: Aberdeen Daily News, 1901-09-17 - Contributed by Rita Bergendahl

Had an International Reputation for His Educational and Evangelical Work Among Northwestern Tribes.
Founded Many Institutions of Learning During His Long Service in the Diocese of Minnesota
Faribault, Minn., Sept. 17. - Rt. Rev. Henry B. Whipple, bishop of the Episcopal diocese of Minnesota, died at his home in this city at 6 a. m.. Bishop Whipple had been ill only a few days. Last week he suffered a severe attack of angina pectoris, but rallied and was considered out of danger. Sunday evening there was a serious relapse, followed by death 12 hours later.
There were present at the time his wife, his two daughters, Mrs. H. A. Scandrett of this city and Mrs. F. W. Jackson of Cleveland, O.; his nephew, H B. Hill and the attending physicians, Drs. F. M. Rose and A. J. Stone.
The hour of the funeral is set for 2 p. m., Friday next. Services will be held at the cathedral, and he will be interred in Faribault.
Bishop Whipple was one of the oldest and best known prelates of his church. He was ordained bishop of Minnesota in 1859 and has won an international fame for his mission work among the Indians.
The bishop coadjutor, upon whom the duties of the office will devolve, is Samuel Edsall, formerly of North Dakota.
Henry Benjamin Whipple was born at Adams, N. Y., in 1823; he was ordained a rector of Zion church, Rome, N. Y., in 1850; in 1859 he was consecrated bishop of the Episcopal church in Minnesota. During the 42 years of his administration of the Episcopal office in Minnesota, Bishop Whipple gained a reputation throughout this country and Europe for his educational work and for his efforts in evangelizing the Indians. In England he was honored by degrees from leading universities. Seabury divinity school, Shattuck military school and St. Mary’s hall, all at Faribault, are among the institutions founded by the dead prelate.

Amelia B. Wolk
Source: Morning Star (Rockford, IL) Wednesday, August 4, 1926; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Mrs. Amelia Block Wolk, widow of Godfrey Wolk, died Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock at the home of her daughter. Mrs. Robert Schumaker, 544 Lawn Drive, Love's Park, after an illness of a year.

She was born in Germany and was 68 years old. She came to the United States in 1881 and was married in 1885. Her husband died three years ago.

She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Robert Leash, Beloit, and Mrs. Schumaker, at whose home she died, three sons, Louis Wolk, Cherry Valley, Herman Wolk, Avalon, Wis., and Arthur Wolk, Monroe Center, and four grandchildren. She also leaves two brothers, August Block, Webster, Minn., and Herman Block, residing in Germany.

Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock at the Schumaker residence and burial will be at Monroe Center.

G. Weston Wood
Source: Bismarck Tribune (ND) Tuesday, 7 Jan. 1896; transcribed by FoFG mz

FARIBAULT, Minn., Jan. 7 - G. Weston Wood, M.D., one of the leading physicians of Faribault for many years, is dead. He was a resident of this state since 1873 and served one term in the state senate.

Kitty and Herbert Yancy
Source: Tacoma Daily News (Tacoma, WA) Wednesday, September 14, 1892; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Children Start for School but Never Reach There.

WARSAW, Minn., Sept. 13-Kitty Yancy, aged 12, and her 10-year-old brother, Herbert, were killed by a panther in the woods near their home this morning. The children were on their way to the school house, which is three miles from their home. In order to reach the school they had to walk through a dense piece of woods. It is presumed that while going through the woods accompanied by their dog, the dog discovered the panther and barked at it. This enraged the panther and in the fight the dog was killed. Then the panther fell upon the frightened children and buried its teeth in the neck of the little girl and then killed the boy. Their bodies were not mutilated. Farmers went in search of the panther and killed it. It escaped from Barnum's circus in the vicinity a week ago.

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