Death Notices

Published 9:45 am Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Helen Bucklin

Helen Bucklin, 77, of Albert Lea, died Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at her home. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday and one hour prior to the service. A memorial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home.

Larry Berven

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Larry A. Berven, 68, of Temple, Texas, formerly of Glenville, died Saturday, April 9, 2011, at his home in Texas. Memorial service will be held here at a later date. Bonnerup Funeral Service is assisting the family with arrangements.

Mary Jindra

Mary Jindra, 84, of Brownsdale, died at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester early Tuesday afternoon, April 12, 2011. Funeral services are pending with Worlein Funeral Home, Austin, in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Christine Severson

Christine K. Severson, 43, of Highland, NJ and formerly of Hayfield, MN died on April 12, 2011, at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, NJ. Services pending with Czaplewski Family Funeral Home in Hayfield.

Naomi Carter

Naomi (Vickie) Estlick Sogge Carter, 85, formerly of LeRoy and Austin, passed away April 9, 2011 in Sacramento, Calif. A memorial service is pending in Sacramento.

Robert Noble

Robert Allen Noble, 71, of Blooming Prairie died, surrounded by his family, at Homestead Hospice House in Owatonna Saturday, April 9, 2011.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 14, at St. Columbanus Catholic Church. KC Rosary service will be held at 4 p.m., Wednesday at St. Columbanus Catholic Church followed by visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the service. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at The family prefers memorials to the Blooming Prairie Cancer Group Benefit, Blooming Prairie Education Foundation or Homestead Hospice House.

Herbert Schaefer

Herbert (Herb) Schaefer, 85, of Adams, died Tuesday, April 12, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, April 16, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. There will be a 4 p.m. Rosary and a 7:30 pm Prayer Service at the Adams Funeral Home on Friday. Visitation will be on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and on Saturday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Adams Funeral Home.

Lavonne Johnson

Lavonne Faith (Mickelson) Johnson, 90, passed away on Thursday, April 7, 2010, at her residence at The Villages of Lonsdale in Lonsdale. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, April 14th, at 2:00 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church. Visitation will be at the church for one hour before the service. Clasen-Jordan Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to The Villages of Lonsdale, Community Garden Fund, 1000 Birch St. NE, Lonsdale, MN, 55046, or The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 8441 Wayzata Blvd, no. 340, Golden Valley, MN, 55426.