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August 15, 2012
WESTBROOK, Minnesota (STPNS) -- George Leonard Hahn
Funeral services for George Leonard Hahn were held Friday, August 10, 2012 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Walnut Grove, MN. Interment was in the Calvary Cemetery in Tracy. Online condolences may be placed at www.almliefh.com
George, 85, of Currie, MN died Saturday, August 4, 2012 at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD.
George Leonard Hahn was born October 2, 1926 to Harry and Myra (Farnsworth) Hahn in Slayton, MN, Murray County. He was baptized and confirmed in the Christian faith. George attended country school and then Walnut Grove Public Schools, graduating from Walnut Grove High School in 1944. He then attended two years of Agricultural School at the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul Campus, returning to the Walnut Grove area and farming with his father. On October 25, 1950 George was drafted into the U.S. Army and served as a Medic in Germany. He received his honorable discharge in October of 1952 and he returned to the family farm.
On January 29, 1955 George married Suzanne M. Lauwers in St. Paul, MN and they made their home on a farm south of Walnut Grove, MN for thirteen years before moving to another farm nearby. George retired from farming in 1986, but they continued to live on the farm to this day. George was a member of the St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Walnut Grove and the Currie American Legion. He enjoyed horses, motorcycles and raising cattle.
Survivors include his two sons, Don (Kristin Giles) Hahn, Currie, MN and Tom (Brenda Stynski) Hahn, Marshall, MN; one daughter, Julie (Shawn Hofer) Hahn, Sioux Falls, SD; four grandchildren, Melissa, Donovan (Kristi), Jacqueline and Angela Hahn; two great grandchildren, Hayley and Bailey Hahn; and friends.
Preceded him in death were his parents; son, Robert and daughter-in-law, Peggy Hahn.
Howard R. Dallenbach
Memorial services for Howard R. Dallenbach were held Monday, August 13, 2012 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Westbrook. Interment was in the Westbrook Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent via www.stephensfuneralservice.com.
Howard, age 70 of Westbrook died Thursday, August 9, 2012 at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls.
Howard R. Dallenbach was born August 12, 1941 in Johnsonville Township, MN, to Alfred and Alma (King) Dallenbach. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith, and attended school in Walnut Grove. Howard enlisted in the US Army in March of 1963, served as a Specialist E-4 and was stationed at Fort Hood, Texas. He was assigned to A Company of the 141st Signal Battalion, 1st Armored Division. He received his honorable discharge in April of 1965. Howard was united in marriage to Clarice Christensen on November 26, 1966 in Hendricks, MN. For most of his life, Howard worked as a gas station mechanic, and later purchased Howard’s Service in 1987. He owned and operated this business until he was forced to retire in 2005 due to health reasons. Howard enjoyed playing cards, shaking dice at the station, playing slot machines, and buying lottery tickets. He also liked going to movies and was an avid Minnesota Vikings and Twins fan.
Survived include his wife Clarice; children: Melisa Dallenbach (David Schroer) of Hanley Falls, Chris Dallenbach of Westbrook, and Jesse W. Dallenbach of Yuba City, CA; sister Frannie Haecherl of Tracy; brother Harvey (Marie) Dallenbach of Walnut Grove; his beloved dog Snoopy; and many nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents, and his sister Gertie Aanenson.
Mildred “Millie” Anderson
Funeral services for Mildred Anderson were held Monday, August 13, 2012 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Westbrook. Interment was in the Westbrook Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent via www.stephensfuneralservice.com.
Mildred, age 93, of Willmar, formerly of Westbrook, died Thursday, August 9, 2012 at Bethesda Heritage Center in Willmar.
Mildred “Millie” Adelaide Anderson was born on July 28, 1919 in Currie, Murray County, MN to Andrew and Mabel (Dahl) Swenhaugen. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. Growing up in the Westbrook area, she graduated from Westbrook High School in 1937 and worked in homes in the community. On February 2, 1939 she was united in marriage to Archie Anderson at Trinity Lutheran Parsonage in Westbrook. She lived her married life in the community, and was employed by Bernie’s Dress Shop for several years, and she had a ceramic shop in her home where she spent time painting, teaching, and making many friends along the way. She enjoyed giving away her ceramics and crocheted items. Millie gave her heart and life to the Lord when she was in her early twenties. Important in her life was participating in bible studies, church and its activities, and teaching Sunday school. She treasured her time with family and friends. Her grandchildren, great and adopted, were a delight to her heart and brought her much joy and happiness. Millie moved to Willmar, Minnesota in 1997 where she made her home at Woven Hearts for three years. In 2000, she moved to West View Village, then to Sterling Manor in 2008, and to Heritage Nursing Home in 2009.
Survivors include her two children: Marlene (Robert) Christensen, New London, MN, and John (Jeanette) Anderson, Roseau, MN; 4 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; 3adopted grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her parents; husband; brothers, Arnold, Manley and Otis Swenhaugen; sisters, Alice Clarke and LaVonne Ennenga.
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