Obituaries

Peggy Niemczyk obituary

Jan 23, 2023
Peggy Ann Niemczyk, 66, of Lake City, passed away after a short illness on Sunday, January 22, 2023, at Mayo Clinic – Rochester, Saint Marys Campus. She was born January 8, 1957, in Hastings, Minn. to Jerome and Veronica (Rohl) Lubich. Peggy’s father, Jerome, passed away in April of 1956. Peggy was...

Philip Breuer obituary

Jan 23, 2023
Philip Breuer, 61, of Red Wing passed away Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at Mayo Clinic Hospital, St. Marys Campus in Rochester. He was born February 7, 1961 to Eldon and Gladys Breuer of Lake City, Minn.  He attended Goodhue Public Schools and graduated in 1980.  Phil grew up on the family farm in...

James Kroening, Sr. obituary

Jan 18, 2023
James W. Kroening, Sr., (90) of New Port Richey, Fla. was born on July 25, 1932, in Plainview, Minn. He passed away from natural causes on December 22, 2022, after a brief stay at the Bear Creek Nursing Center in New Port Richey. Jim’s health was adversely impacted in his last year due to losing...

Mary Lou Rocha obituary

Jan 17, 2023
Mary Lou (Rothgarn) Rocha, age 84, of Durham, N.C. passed away on Friday, January 13, 2023, surrounded by family.  She was born June 23, 1938 to Goldie (Fuller) and Irvin Rothgarn in Lake City, Minn.  She graduated from Lake City Lincoln High School in 1956.  She was crowned homecoming queen in her...

William Webb obituary

Jan 16, 2023
William Webb, 85, passed away at his home surrounded  by his family in Lake City, Minn. on January 11, 2023.William was born on January 19, 1937 in Franklin County, Iowa to Edward & Bertha (Link) Webb. After graduating high school in Kansas City, Kan., Bill received a full academic scholarship...

Kenneth Pavelka obituary

Jan 13, 2023
Kenneth (Kenny) Franklin Pavelka, beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, brother-in-law, friend, and neighbor, went peacefully to his heavenly home to reunite with Jean, his wife, on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023, after a brief illness. He was born in Wabasha, Minn. to Francis (...

Myrtle Schad obituary

Jan 12, 2023
Myrtle Margaret Knaup-Funk-Schad, age 95, passed away peacefully Friday,  Jan. 6 at her Florida home surrounded by her loving family. Myrtle was born Feb 21, 1927, to Frederick William and Frances Orinda (Baker) Knaup in Hyde Park Township, Minn. She graduated from Lincoln High School, Lake City,...

Jack Alton obituary

Jan 11, 2023
Jack Alton, 74, of North Branch, Minn., died Jan. 4, 2023, of complications resulting from declining health. Jack was born William John Alton on May 17, 1948, to Gaylon and Muriel (Kapping) Alton in Eau Claire, Wis. “Jack” would be what most people knew him as, however, except bill collectors, whom...

Blaze Himle obituary

Jan 11, 2023
Blaze tragically lost his life January 8, 2023, in a snowmobile accident.Blaze Leland Himle was born December 30, 2010 in La Crosse, Wis. to Marie Himle. Since the day he was born he was a fighter and strong little man being born two months early. Blaze attended Bluff View Elementary School in Lake...

Helen Richardson obituary

Jan 10, 2023
Helen Richardson, 95, of Lake City, Minn. passed away Sunday, January 8, 2023 at The Bluffs of Lake City. Helen was born October 7, 1927 in Chester Township, Wabasha County to Mathias and Leona (Arendt) Miller.Helen married Louis “Louie” Richardson in Bellechester on October 7, 1947. They made...

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