Lois Somerville Obituary

Aug 13, 2015
Lois Jean Somerville, 88, of Lake City died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015 at St. Brigid’s at Hi-Park in Red Wing.      She was born July 9, 1927 in Medo Township, Blue Earth County, to Bert and Edith (Wells) Walker. She graduated from Waseca High School in 1945 and went on to attend Northwestern Bible...

Carol "Red" Herzig Obituary

Aug 13, 2015
Carol W. “Red” Herzig, 87, of Minneapolis, formerly of Theilman, passed peacefully Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, after a long battle with lung disease.                Survived by son, Jon (Zoe); daughter, Jodi (Chuck) Nelson; granddaughters, Rebecca and Heather; and many family members and friends....

Chester Sprague Obituary

Aug 7, 2015
Chester L. (Pete) Sprague, son of Evelyn and Chester Sprague of Lake City, passed away on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at his home in Cambridge, Mass., after enduring over 45 years of progressing Parkinson’s disease.    Chester also served in the United States Army. He retired as associate professor of...

James Moyer Obituary

Aug 7, 2015
James D. Moyer, 78, of Wabasha, formerly of Lake City, died Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015, at St. Elizabeth’s Health Care Center in Wabasha.      He was born Nov. 18, 1936 in Rochester, to Harry and Christine (Nelson) Moyer.  He was a 1954 graduate of Lincoln High School in Lake City.  He served his...

Mary Barton Obituary

Jul 29, 2015
Mary L. Barton, 97, of Wabasha, died Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at St. Elizabeth’s Nursing Home in Wabasha surrounded by her loving family.      She was born Nov. 9, 1917 in Wabasha, to Henry and Louise (Stroot) Stamschror.  She was the last of the original pioneers of Sand Prairie.  She married Henry...

Hilda Braatz Obituary

Jul 28, 2015
Hilda M. Braatz, 92, of Lake City, formerly of Wabasha, died Thursday, July 23, 2015 at St. Elizabeth’s Health Care Center in Wabasha.      She was born Sept. 1, 1922, in Randall, Minn., one of nine children born to August and Henrietta (Claymont) Mohr.  She married Clifford Braatz Nov. 4, 1939 in...

Dorothy Bowers

Jul 22, 2015
Dorothy Virginia Bowers (Ginnie), 100, of Lake City, died on Sunday, July 19, 2015 at the Red Wing Healthcare Community.    She was born July 25, 1914 in Schenectady, N.Y., to Leonard M. Moyer and Clara Rhodes Moyer.  The family moved to Portland, Ore. in 1919.  She attended Oregon State University...

Robert Polk

Jul 22, 2015
Robert “Bob” Lester Polk, 92, of Lake City, died peacefully on Wednesday, July 15, 2015.    He was born March 23, 1923 to Lester and Marie Polk in Minneapolis.    He served in the Navy during World War II managing a recreational facility in the Philippines.    Bob developed a strong work ethic...

Shirley Sprick

Jul 16, 2015
Shirley Eileen Sprick, 91, of Bay City, died Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at the Seminary Home in Red Wing.      She was born April 10, 1924 in Eden Valley, Minn. to Henry and Anna (Hanson) Cotton.  She graduated from Lake City High School in 1942 and then worked at the Blue Moon Café in Lake City.  She...


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