LaVern “Vern” Nelson, age 83 of Lakeville passed away February 18, 2013 peacefully at his home.
Monday, February 25, 2013
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Andrea Wallerick, 53, lasted out her illness for years, in spite of the fact that she eschewed medical treatment on religious grounds.
Andrea Jean Wallerick, of Lakeville, died on Feb. 18, 2013 at the age of 53. According to her loved ones, she passed peacefully with "a sweet smile on her beautiful face." Wallerick, a stay-at-home mom to twins, had a long bout with cancer in the years leading up to her death. "Andrea bravely battled stage IV cancer for 8 years without medical treatment, relying on her faith in God and nutrition," Her family wrote. Wallerick will be remembered for her interest in fashion, cooking, travel, and simple living, as well as her great faith in Christ. She is preceded in death by her father, Eugene Hervig, and her mother Doris (Petersen) Hervig. Wallerick is survived by her beloved husband, Tom; children, Nicole and Lauren; brothers Dana, Mark and…
Monday, February 18, 2013
Nikki K. Reed-Ziehr, age 46 of Lakeville, passed away February 14, 2013.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Oliver H. Anderson, age 97, of Lakeville, went home to be with the Lord he loves on Dec. 10, 2012.
Editor's note: The following is an obituary posted on White Funeral Home's website. Oliver H. Anderson, age 97, of Lakeville, went home to be with the Lord he loves on Dec. 10, 2012. Proud Veteran of WWII, navigating a B17 bomber, earning him the distinguished Flying Cross Metal. Survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Joyce; children, Jeff (Eileen) Anderson and Beverly (Helmut) Wenshau; grandchildren, Jeffrey, Vicki, Scott (Jeannie) and Heidi (Gary); great grandchildren: Julia, Jack, Jordan, Alex, Faith, Gunner, Haley, Jesse, Ella, and Max. Memorial Service 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at Cross Town Covenant Church (5540 30th Ave S.) Minneapolis. Memorials preferred in lieu of flowers to Cross Town Covenant Church. Interment at later …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Abigaile Grace Christenson, beloved daughter of Lucas and Kristina Christenson (maiden name Severson), passed peacefully on Nov. 26, 2012, after entering the world at 23 weeks and 1 day of gestation.
Editor's note: The following is an obituary posted from White Funeral Home. Abigaile Grace Christenson, beloved daughter of Lucas and Kristina Christenson (maiden name Severson), passed peacefully on Nov. 26, 2012, after entering the world at 23 weeks and 1 day of gestation. She weighed just under a pound when she was born at 12:27 a.m., and she was gathered into the arms of Jesus just before 11 a.m. that same day. Abigaile is survived by her parents, as well as two siblings, Isabel and Josiah, all at home. She is also survived by her paternal grandparents, Gary and Shari Christenson of Placida, FL; and maternal grandmothers, Tina Kuhlmann and Lynn Lucas, both of Rochester, MN, maternal great-grandparents, Rick and Gloria Amundrud of …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Elizabeth Emma Abbott (Lange), age 76 of Le Center died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012 at her daughter's home in Farmington after a battle with pancreatic cancer.
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Walter Kloepping Klaus, 100, was State House Representative for Dakota County from the late 1950s to the mid-1970s.
Former Christian Heritage Academy Principal Walter Kloepping Klaus died Nov. 16, 2012 at the age of 100. He was born April 19, 1912, the third and youngest child of George H. and Wilhelmina Kloepping Klaus at his grandfather's home in Empire Township, just a few days after the sinking of the Titanic. Klaus was reared in rural school system before attending Farmington High School and Hamline University. He studied teachingbut initally stayed on the family farm in Vermillion Township, called "Gentlehill." During World War II he stayed on the homefront due to an agricultural deferment, though he chaired the county USO. During the '40s he became active in the Republican Party. In 1948 was chosen as the county chairman,a post he held six times …
Friday, November 16, 2012
July 23, 1946 - Nov. 12, 2012
Kenneth H. Dwire, 66, of Lakeville, passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 12. He is preceded in death by his father, Harold Dwire. He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Mary (Ott) Dwire; children, Sandy and Todd (Mindy) Dwire; mother, Orda Mae “Lou” Dwire; siblings, Debbie, Phil (Karna) and Tim (Tonya) Dwire; grandchildren, Kirsten, Shane, Cole, Karlie, Garrett and Isabelle; also by nieces, nephews and friends. A funeral service is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 16, 2012 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Burnsville. Visitation is set for 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, at White Funeral Home in Lakeville and one hour prior to service. A private interment will be held.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Steven Michael Toms, age 35 of Prior Lake, formerly of Austin, longtime Personal Trainer at Life Time Fitness, died October 30, 2012.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Kaitlin was a 2009 graduate of Lakeville South High School where she was involved with the dance team and DECA.
Editor's note: The following is an obituary posted on the White Funeral Home website. Chuck, Cindy and Andrew Beske mourn the death of their beautiful daughter and sister, Kaitlin Marie Augusta Beske, 22, who died at home on Sunday, Oc. 21. Kaitlin was baptized on Oct. 28, 1990 in the Rosemount United Methodist Church. Her faith was the foundation upon which she lived her life. She will be remembered by all for her vibrant and caring personality. She especially enjoyed her friendships and her family. All that knew her will miss her smile, her giving spirit and her unconditional love. A 2009 graduate of Lakeville South High School where she was involved with the dance team and DECA. Senior at Bethel University where she was studying …