Obituaries

Phillip Breyfogle, 98, of Taunton passed away on November 6, 2020, at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. Phil is survived by his wife, Marge; three sons, John, Dean, Tom; three daughters, Phyllis, Delores, Marylee; 8 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; brothers, Francis and Darrell; many nieces and nephews. Phil is preceded in death by two sons, Dale and Bruce and one great-grandson Cade. There will be a private burial at a later date....
Funeral services for Lona Van Deelen, 87, of Avon, IN, formerly of Minneota, are pending. Lona Lorraine (Amundson) Van Deelen was born on April 25, 1933, to Martin and Mary (Willman) Amundson, the youngest of five children. Lona grew up on the family farm near Ivanhoe. After graduating high school, she met and married Odilo Van Deelen on June 29, 1954, and they lived on his family farm near Minneota, until his death in 2013. They raised their...
A graveside service and interment for Jerald “Jerry” Pohlen, 77, of Taunton, will be held on Thursday, November 5, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. at St. Edward Catholic Cemetery in Minneota. Jerald “Jerry” Jerome Pohlen was born on July 20, 1943, in Marshall, to Benjamin and Lorene (Thomas) Pohlen. Jerry grew up on the family farm near Minneota, and attended school in Minneota. After leaving high school, he ran a corn shelling business for a couple of years...
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 (...

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