Obituaries

A celebration of life memorial for Carol Reiss, 77, of Taunton, will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, November 2, 2020, at the Horvath Remembrance Center in Minneota. A walk through visitation will take place on Sunday from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. and will continue on Monday from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Remembrance Center. The service will be livestreamed and a recording will be available at www.horvathfuneralservice.com. Masks are...
Arlene Wolff, of Shakopee, Minnesota, loving mother and grandmother, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, at the age of 81. Arlene was born on Sept. 26, 1939, in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, to Victor and Sylvia (Braunger) Iffert. Arlene was raised on the family farm two miles from Morgan, Minnesota with her two brothers and two sisters, until she graduated high school in 1957. She then moved to Minneapolis to work at the University of Minnesota...
Darlene Evalene (Erickson) Gunderson, age 80 passed peacefully surrounded by family on September 14, 2020 after a courageous battle with multiple myeloma. Darlene was born September 30, 1939 at Grand Rapids, MN to Lloyd and Olive (Ellis)Erickson. Darlene married Jon Gunderson on December 19, 1955 and they moved to Minneota, MN and then relocated to the Ottertail area in the early 1980s. They were blessed with five children. Darlene selflessly...
Services for Gayle “Bud” Bernardy, 91, of Minneota, will be held at a later date. Gayle “Bud” David Bernardy was born on August 6, 1929, at the family farm in Minneota to John and Wihlimina “Minnie” (Goslar). He grew up in Minneota and graduated from Minneota Public School in 1947. Bud served as an MP Corporal in the US Army from 1951-1953, during the Korean Conflict, stationed in Fort Warden, Washington. It was there that he met his future wife...
Irene Ann Gunlogson died on August 24, 2020 at Minneota Manor Nursing Home at age 80. Irene was born in Clarkfield, MN to Steve and Marjoe (Gudmundson) Gunlogson on August 26, 1939 (her parents’wedding anniversary date.) She was raised on the family farm and graduated from Clarkfield High School. Irene lived and worked as a nurse’s aid in a nursing home in Minneapolis, MN for over 20 years. She returned to Minneota, MN to help care for her...
Emmy Lou Marlene Gunderson Hanson, 87, passed away on July 28, 2020. Emmy Lou was born April 13, 1933 in Minneota to Emma Luvisa (Bakken) and George Gunderson; the fourth of five children. Her grandparents, Karine and Knut Garlibakken, and their seven children were early settlers in Lyon County. They are buried in Hope Lutheran Cemetery with the headstone reading: BAKKEN ... PIONEER 1876. Emmy Lou graduated from Minneota High School in 1951. She...
The celebration of life service for Corrine Boulton, 87, of Porter, will take place at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 7, 2020, at Rehkamp Horvath Funeral Home in Minneota. Visitation will continue on Friday until 7:00 p.m. Interment will follow at St. Edward Catholic Cemetery in Minneota.  (Family viewing available on Friday at 3:00 p.m.) Corrine Elaine (Lindstrom) Boulton was born on April 10, 1933, in Swede Prairie Township to Carl and Elnora (...
Robert “Bob” Lee Drietz, loving husband, father of two children, and papa of five grandchildren gained his wings on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at his home surrounded by family. Bob won his battle against cancer by how he lived, why he lived, and the manner in which he lived. Bob was born on March 12, 1954 in Canby, MN to Robert and Darlene Drietz. He was baptized and confirmed in St. John Cantius Catholic Church in Wilno, MN. He graduated from...
On Sunday, April 19, 2020, Ruth Swedzinski Jacob, loving mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully surrounded by family in her Simi Vallley, CA home at the age of 93. Ruth was born in Canby, MN and was the middle child of Frank and Winifred (Boulton) Swedzinski. She was raised on a farm in Taunton, MN where she graduated from Minneota High School in 1945 and got a B.S. in History and double minors in English and Psychology from St. Cloud...
The memorial service for James “Jim” Wohnoutka, 71, of Minneota will take place at 2 p.m. on Thursday, June 23, 2020, at the Rehkamp Horvath Funeral Home in Marshall. The funeral service will be livestreamed at www.horvathfuneralservice.com. A public walk-through visitation will be held from 5 until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22, 2020, at the Funeral Home. A private family interment will take place at a later date. James “Jim” Francis Wohnoutka...

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