Wednesday, May 8, 2002


Stow, Donald H.

Donald H. Stow, 73 E. King St., died Thursday, May 2, 2002, at Sauer Memorial Home.
Donald was born July 29, 1937, in Winona to Hale and Emgert (Stephan) Stow.
He married Diane M. Galewski on June 12, 1971 at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Winona.
He attended Winona State Teachers College and graduated from Mankato State College, Mankato, Minn., with a bachelor of science degree in music education. He completed graduate work at Mankato State and held a graduate assistantship in the Music Department there.
Donald was a former music teacher in Minnesota and Wisconsin. He was also formerly employed at Yellow Cab of Winona, Winona industries and retired from Cytec-Fiberite, Winona.
He was a member of the Auto License Plate Collectors Association and a former member of the Winona Symphony and the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart choir.
Donald is survived by his wife, a son, Greg (Amie Harris) of Winona, a daughter, Emily, of Burnsville, Minn., and a grandson, Evan of Burnsville; two brothers, John (Cecile) of Sparta, Wis., and Raymond (Joyce) of Marion, Iowa; and a half-sister, Margaret Woods, of Oxford Wis. He was preceded in death by his parents and a half-brother, Robert Stow.
Funeral services were at 2 p.m., Monday, May 6, 2002, at Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Winona, with the Rev. Shawn Haremza, officiating. Burial was in the St. Mary's Cemetery.
Pallbearers were his nephews: Allen Stow, Bryan Stow, Brad Lundstrom, Steve Brandt, Doug SaveHinrichs and Joe Galewski.
Memorials can be made to Winona Area Hospice Association or the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements by Fawcett Junker Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Johnson, Anne D.
Anne D. Johnson, 67, died Sunday, May 5, 2002 at her home in Rollingstone, Minn.
Anne was born October 5, 1934 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa to Donald and Grace (Sheneberger) Winters.
Anne was a secretary for the First Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids and then moved to Minneapolis in 1960 where she was the secretary at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. She also worked at the Augsburg Publishing House. While she was working for Pure Oil as an office secretary she met Lynn Johnson and they were married November 27, 1965. They moved to Rollingstone in 1969 when Lynn was transferred. In Winona, Anne worked at the J.C. Penney Co. until it closed and then worked at the Winona License Center from which she retired in October 2001 after 14 years of service.
She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Winona.
Survivors include her son, Jeffrey L. Johnson of Belle Plaine, Minn.; her mother, Grace Winters; aunt and uncle, Phyllis and William Rice of Charlotte, NC; and cousins, Barbara Wilbur and her family of Columbus, MS., and Mary Noble and her family of Charlotte, NC.
Anne's husband, Lynn, and father, Donald preceded her in death.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, May 9 at 7 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church with Rev. Mark Dumke officiating. Burial of Anne's cremated body will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery in Rollingstone. Friends may call from 5 p.m. until the time of service at the church on Thursday.
The family suggests that memorials be directed to the Winona Hospice or Faith Lutheran Church.
Hoff Funeral Homes - Burke Winona Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Oehlert, Duewaine Walter
Duewaine Walter Oehlert, 67, formerly of Minnesota City, Minn., died Saturday, May 4, 2002 at Lake Winona Manor.
He was born in Columbia County, Wis. to Walter and Bertha (Yohn) Oehlert. He attended Rio High School and graduated in 1954. He married Barbara Boehm in 1955 in Portage, Wis. She died in 1979. He married Sandra Zenk-Alseth in 1982. She died February 21, 2002.
He worked at Brad Ragan in Madison, Wis. and later transferred to the Winona plant in 1971.
Survivors include his daughters, Rona (Randy) Purdy, Renee (Jim) Infield and Roxanne Marchetti; his mother, Bertha Oehlert; stepchildren, Tammy Alseth, Michelle Alseth, Robert (Shelly) Alseth and Jeff (Cindy) Alseth; fifteen grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brothers, Arnold and Eugene; and sisters, Jenny (Len) Diels, Phyllis Withum, Barbara (Melvin) Udell, Beverly (Mae) McDonald and Kay Oehlert.
He was preceded in death by his father, wives, brother-in-law, Byron Withum and a sister-in-law, Mae Oehlert.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, at St. Martin's Evangelical Lutheran Church with Rev. Timothy Dost officiating. Burial will be in Bush Cemetery, Ridgeway, Minn. Friends may call Wednesday from noon until time of service at the church.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Alseth, Bob Alseth, Arnold Oehlert, Eugene Oehlert, Leonard Diels and Jerry Zenk.
Honorary pallbearers will be his grandchildren.
A Watkowski-Pronschinske Funeral Service.

Pruka, Harry
Harry Pruka, 66, died Sunday, May 5, 2002 at Fairview Red Wing Medical Center.
He was born on October 6, 1935 in Winona, to Anton and Delphine Ehlers Pruka.
He had been a resident of the Faribault State Hospital, the Green Brier Home in St. Paul and most recently REM Park Heights in Red Wing.
He loved horses, big bands and country music.
He is survived by sisters Alma Miller of Winona and Katherine (Raymond) Ledebuhr of Lewiston, Minn.; several nieces and nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.
Funeral services will be Thursday, May 9, at 11 a.m. at Martin-Myhre Funeral Chapel with Rev. Timothy Dost officiating. Burial will be in Witoka Cemetery.
Visitation will be Thursday morning after 10 a.m. at the funeral home.
Martin-Myhre Funeral Home is assisting with the arrangements.

Ziegler, Olive M.
Olive M. Ziegler, 87, of Trempealeau, Wis., died Saturday, May 4, 2002 at Marinuka Manor in Galesville, Wis.
Funeral services were Tuesday, May 7, at Christ Lutheran Church in Arcadia, Wis., with Rev. Arthur Sharot officiating. Burial was in Glencoe Lutheran Cemetery.

Osborne, Margaret C.
Margaret C. Osborne, 92, a lifelong resident of Winona and Goodview, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2002.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, at Immanuel Methodist Church.

Senrick, Alton
Alton G. Senrick, 84, of Cannon Falls, Minn., died Friday, May 3, 2002 at Angels Care Center in Cannon Falls.
Funeral services were Tuesday, May 7, at St. Ansgar's Lutheran Church in Cannon Falls, with Rev. Gary Schulz officiating. Burial was in Cannon Falls Cemetery.
Schultz, Thomas W.
Thomas W. Schultz, 48, passed away Monday, February 11, 2002 in Corpus Christi, Tex.
Tom was born May 11, 1953 in Minneapolis, Minn., to Joseph and Florence (Benck) Schultz, Jr.
Tom is survived by his wife of eight years, Tara Schultz of Corpus Christi; his father, Joe Schultz, Jr., of Rollingstone, Minn.; two brothers, Joe Carl Schultz (Nancy) of Hutchinson, Minn., and Dan Schultz of Los Angeles, Cal.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Florence Benck Schultz and his stepmother, Lois Olson Schultz.
A service was held in Corpus Christi on Saturday, February 23.
A memorial service will be held in Winona on Friday, May 10, at 7 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 1717 Service Drive, Winona., with Rev. Duane Baarseth officiating. Friends may call on Friday, May 10 from 6-7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Tom Schultz's name to: The Nature Conservancy of Minnesota, 1313 Fifth Street SE, Suite 320, Minneapolis, MN 55414.
Arrangements by Fawcett-Junker Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Johnson, Anne D.
Anne D. Johnson, 67, died Sunday, May 5, 2002 at her home in Rollingstone, Minn.
A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at Faith Lutheran Church with Rev. Mark Dumke officiating. Burial of Anne's cremated body will be in the Holy Trinity Cemetery in Rollingstone

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