Helene Moorse, of Minneota, 81, died at the Minneota Manor Health Care Center Thursday, October 29, 2009.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at noon on Monday, November 2, 2009, at St. Edward Catholic Church in Minneota.
Visitation will be Sunday from 4 p.m. — 7:30 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. at Rehkamp–Horvath Funeral Home in Minneota.
Visitation will continue from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Monday at the funeral home.
Burial will follow the service at St. Edward Catholic Cemetery in Minneota.
Helene Mary Moorse was born June 4, 1928, in Grandview Township, Minnesota, the daughter of Julius Peter (J.P.) and Elizabeth (Jennen) Van Overbeke.
She graduated from Minneota High School and also attended Business College in Minneapolis. On February 22, 1949, Helene married Bernard Moorse at St. Edward Catholic Church.
She was a homemaker and partner in dairy farming with her husband, raised laying hens, broilers and had a very large garden.
She served a term as President of Joan of Arc Society and took over cleaning of St. Edward Church from her mother for many years. Helene made the “Best Divinity in the area” and many batches of Belgian Cookies.
She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. Her family, kids and grandkids were always very important to her and she was very proud of each one’s accomplishments.
Helene always was ready to take care of her grandchildren and especially sharing ice cream with them.
Helene is survived by her children, Dunstan Robert Moorse O.S.B., of Collegeville, John (Deb) Moorse of Benson, Mary Ann (Curt) Coover of Volga, SD, Bernie Moorse of Minneota, Eddie (Heather) Moorse of Minneota, Patty Moorse of Plymouth, Greg (Becky) Moorse of Minneota; grandchildren, Melanie (Jon Scott) Heaton, Kim (Brian) Button, Ben, Derek, Ryan, Brittany, Grant, Alex, Garrett, Evan, Gared, Kody, Grady, Brooke and McKenna.
She is also survived by siblings: Rosemary (Lawrence) Christensen, Michael (Janice) Van Overbeke, Marge Spartz, and Patricia (Vince) Gebes.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Bernard Moorse, Sr. and brother-in-law Edward Spartz.
Mass of Christian Burial for Clara Traen, 93, of Marshall, was at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, October 26, 2009, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall.
Burialat St. Edward Catholic Cemetery in Minneota at a later date.
Clara Elsie Traen was born on October 13, 1916, in Taunton, to Adolph and Valentine (Vandenbroucke) Bossuyt. She grew up and attended country school in rural Taunton.
On November 16, 1937, she was united in marriage to Edward Traen in Ivanhoe. They lived near Taunton for four years, then near Ghent for three years.
In 1945, they bought a farm in Swede Prairie Township, Yellow Medicine County. After retirement in 1979, they moved to Marshall.
Clara enjoyed baking, canning, crocheting and knitting, flowers and gardening. She was very devoted to her family and grandchildren. Clara died on Thursday, October 22, 2009, at her residence in Marshall.
Clara is survived by her children Robert (and Jill) Traen of Cottonwood and Barb (and David) Myhre of Marshall, grandchildren Brent Traen of Marshall, Holly Traen of Huron, SD, Missy Burner of Marshall, Sarah Myhre of Willmar, Kristi (and John) Kienholz of Waconia, Dude Myhre, currently serving in Iraq, Michael Myhre of Coeur d’Alene, ID, great-grandchildren Kaitlyn and Joey Burner, Chloe and Evan Kienholz, Ali Myhre, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward, one grandson, her parents, one sister and three brothers.
Funeral Service for Laurence Rogge, 80, of Ghent, will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 17, 2009, at Rehkamp – Horvath Funeral Home in Marshall.
Visitation will be Friday from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. at Rehkamp – Horvath Funeral Home. Interment will follow the service at the Marshall Cemetery.
Laurence Joseph Rogge was born on September 30, 1929, in Milwaukee, WI, to Herman and Irma (DeCock) Rogge.
At an early age, he moved with his family to a farm near Ghent. On June 14, 1960, he was united in marriage to Helen Schmidt.
The couple farmed and raised their family near Ghent. Laurence also worked as a custodian at Southwest State University in Marshall.
He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, playing baseball and was an avid Twins and Viking fan. Laurence loved country music and in his younger years he enjoyed playing the electric guitar.
Laurence died on Wednesday, October 14, 2009, at the Morningside Heights Nursing Home in Marshall.
He is survived by his children Bennett Rogge of Oskaloosa, IA, Linda (and Brian) Sampson of Waterloo, IA, Edward Rogge of Ghent, Lawrence (and Coleen Pedersen) Rogge of Ghent, Joyce Samples of Granite Falls, Karen Rogge of Minneota, Brian Rogge of Ghent, Adrian Rogge of Ghent and Susan (and Alonso) Ramirez of Marshall, 12 grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Helen, daughter Janet, brothers Ferdnand, Roger, Ray and Bob.
June I. Meyer, age 83, of Hutchinson, Minnesota, formerly of Marshall, Minnesota, passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2009, at the Hutchinson Community Hospital in Hutchinson. A Celebration of Life was held 10:00 A.M., Friday at the Dobratz-Hantge Chapel in Hutchinson, with interment in Marshall Cemetery in Marshall, Minnesota at 2:30 P.M. on Friday.Clergy Officiating is Pastor Greg Nelson with Organist: Joyce Piehl and Duet: Cort and Vi Viesselman, “Amazing Grace,” “Shepherd Me, O God,” “On Eagle’s Wings”June Irene Meyer was born on June 1, 1926, in Marshall, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Charles and Vera (Lindgren) Mitchell. June was baptized as an infant, and was later confirmed in her faith as a youth. She received her education in Marshall and was a graduate of the Marshall High School.On June 25, 1944, June was united in marriage to Robert “Bob” Meyer in Cottonwood, Minnesota. This marriage was blessed with six children. June and Bob resided and shared many life experiences through owning many small business across Minnesota including in Marshall, Glencoe, New Ulm, Canby, Minneota, and Cokato. In 1994, they moved to Hutchinson, Minnesota. June and Bob shared 65 years of marriage.In addition to being a partner in many small businesses (a gas station, grocery stores, a liquor store, and restaurants) with her husband, June was a loving homemaker and mother, and was known for her delicious cooking. She was a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Hutchinson.
June enjoyed golfing, fishing, gardening, playing cards and reading. She was a “tomboy” who enjoyed sports and was an avid fan of the Minnesota Vikings and Minnesota Twins. June loved animals and had a gentle and kind spirit; she always put other needs in front of her own. June was also a strong and resilient woman. June especially enjoyed the time she spent with her husband, children and grandchildren.
June passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 6, 2009, at the Hutchinson Community Hospital in Hutchinson, Minnesota at the age of 83 years.
June is survived by her: Husband, Robert Meyer of Buffalo Lake, MN; Children, Robert Meyer Jr., and his wife, Jaclyn of Marshall, MN; James Meyer and his wife, Terri of Comfrey, MN, Crystal Lutter of Hutchinson, MN, Cindy Bendel and her husband, Steve of Maple Grove, MN, Daniel Meyer and his wife, Wanda of Pierre, SD, Gary Meyer and his wife, Terri of Lakeville, MN; 9 Grandchildren;15 Great Grandchildren and many loving relatives and friends.
June is preceded in death by her Parents, Charles and Vera Mitchell; Brother, Charles Mitchell; Sister, Inez in infancy; Great Grandson, Keegan Ylinen.
Arrangements are by the Dobratz-Hantge Chapel in Hutchinson.
Mass of Christian Burial for Evelyn Serreyn, 84, of Marshall, will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 9, 2009, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall.
Visitation will be Thursday from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. with a CCW Rosary at 4 p.m. and a parish prayer service at 7 p.m. at Rehkamp – Horvath Funeral Home in Marshall. Visitation will continue from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Interment will follow the service at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Marshall.
Evelyn Marie (Bradtke) Serreyn was born on October 13, 1924, in Ivanhoe, to Carl and Lucille (Popowski) Bradtke.
On April 23, 1941, she was united in marriage to Oscar Serreyn. The couple lived in Arco until 1950 when they moved to Marshall.
Evelyn worked as a cook in a variety of locations and retired from Stan’s Café on Main Street.
Evelyn was very passionate about her birds and fed them daily with her homemade recipes. She also enjoyed her daily six-mile walk. Evelyn enjoyed baking and shared her goodies with friends and family.
She also enjoyed word-search puzzles, flowers, gardening, reading and was an avid twins fan. Evelyn died on Monday, October 5, 2009, at the Morningside Heights Care Center in Marshall.
She is survived by her children Donna (and Merle) Hess of Marshall, Shirley (and Jerry) Myhre of Tracy, Linda Ribera of Tracy, Cyril Serreyn of Yankton, SD, Bonnie (and Jim) Plehall of Sibley, IA, Deborah Serreyn, Jeffery Serreyn and Cindy (and Doug) Nuese, all of Marshall, and Brian Serreyn of St. Leo, 24 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, eight great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, two sons Bob and Howard, grandchildren Brenda and Bradley Serreyn and Gabe Ribera, one great-granddaughter and all 11 of her siblings.