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Hon. Richard A. Bodger

The Honorable Richard A. “Dick” Bodger

Hon. Richard A. Bodger
February 4, 2017

 

The Honorable Richard A. “Dick” Bodger, retired. Age 91 of Edina passed away Feb. 4, 2017 at home with his wife, Jeri, by his side.

Preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Pat; brother, James; son-in-law, Rich Nieland. Survived by wife, Jeri; children, Suzanne (Michael) Anderson, Jacqueline Nieland; four grandchildren, three great grandchildren; brother, Donald (Helen); sister-in-law, Laura; nieces and nephews; Jeri’s children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

Dick proudly served in the US Navy during WWII. He was a 1951 graduate from the University of Minnesota Law School. Dick practiced law in Benson, MN for 16 years before becoming a judge. He served as a judge for 23 years until his retirement as Chief Judge of the 8th Judicial District. 

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Manford Otto Oyen

Manford Otto Oyen

Manford Otto Oyen
June 2, 1930 • January 25, 2017

Manford Otto “Manny” Oyen, 86, of Mesa, AZ passed away January 25, 2017 in Mesa.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Fountain of the Sun in Mesa, AZ on February 20, 2017 at 1 p.m. and in Minnesota at 1st Lutheran Church of Crystal this summer.

Manford Otto Oyen (Manny) was born  June 2, 1930 in Benson, Minnesota and died  January 25, 2017 in Mesa, AZ.

Manny worked for Barton Sand & Gravel  for 42 years out of Osseo, Minnesota and was very proud to have helped build the road infrastructure around the State of Minnesota (and to drive his children around on the roads that weren’t even opened yet).  He was an active member of 1st Lutheran Church of Crystal and Our Saviors Lutheran Church of Mesa.  He was a member of Sons of Norway, the Fairhaven Lions Club, and the Norske Torske Klubben.  He was a volunteer at the Banner Baywood Hospital for many years.

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Anne Dolan Kelly

Anne Dolan Kelly

Anne Dolan Kelly
Oct. 20, 1920 - Jan. 26, 2017

Anne Dolan Kelly was born on October 20, 1920 and passed peacefully on
January 26, 2017 at St. Therese in New Hope.  She graduated from Benson
High School and the College of St. Catherine.   She began her career
with the United Way in St. Paul, but she spent the bulk of her career as
a very successful life insurance agent for the Penn Mutual Company.

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SUSAN RAE GENS

SUSAN RAE GENS
DEATH NOTICE
NOVEMBER 30, 1956 – JANUARY 24, 2017
 
Susan Rae Gens, age 60, of Benson, died Tuesday, January 24, 2017, at home under Hospice care. 

A memorial service will be held at a later date in South Dakota. 

Zniewski Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.  www.zniewskifuneralhome.com

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25
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Curtis H. Pierce

CURTIS H. PIERCE

CURTIS H. PIERCE
JANUARY 20, 1922 – JANUARY 24, 2017
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Curtis Harry Pierce, age 95, of Benson, Minnesota died Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at Gabriel House Assisted Living.  Visitation will be from 4 – 7 p.m., Friday, January 27, 2017, at Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church in Benson.  Visitation will continue from 10 – 11 a.m., followed by the funeral at 11 a.m., Saturday, January 28, 2017, at Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church.  Arrangements are with Zniewski Funeral Home.
 

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Caroline Delores (Motzko) Gulbranson

Caroline Delores (Motzko) Gulbranson

Caroline Delores (Motzko) Gulbranson
October 7, 1927 - January 22, 2017

 

Caroline Delores (Motzko) Gulbranson, age 89, of Grand Rapids, MN, passed away Sunday, January 22, 2017.

Preceding her in death is her husband, Gordon; son, Stephen; sisters, Alice, Darlene, Eleanor, Velma, Lillian; brothers, Leonard, Richard, Wilfred, and Carmen.

Caroline is survived by her six daughters: Mary (John) Phillips of St. Peter, MN; Evelyn (Marvin) Nelson of Grand Rapids, MN; Elisa (Tom) Hughes of Grand Rapids, MN; Kathleen (Roger) Byrd of Rose Hill, NC; Deborah (Mike) Clark of Houston, TX; Diane (Martin) Lowe of Live Oak, FL; one son, James (Carole) Gulbranson of Long Lake, MN; siblings, Edward, Jerome, Dennis, Viola; seventeen grandchildren and twenty-two great-grandchildren. 

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JEAN C. LONNEMAN

JEAN C. LONNEMAN

JEAN C. LONNEMAN
JANUARY 15, 1928 – JANUARY 19, 2017
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Jean Clare Lonneman, age 89, of Benson, MN, died Thursday, January 19, 2017, at Homestead North Adult Care in Benson, MN. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at the St. Francis Catholic Church Gathering Space in Benson. Visitation will continue from 12-1 p.m., followed be the Mass of Christian Burial at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, January 26, 2017, at St. Francis Catholic Church in Benson. Interment will be in the St. Francis Catholic Church Cemetery in Benson. Arrangements are with Zniewski Funeral Home in Benson.
 

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Lillian H. Gilles

 Lillian Helen Gilles

Lillian Helen Gilles
September 9, 1911 – January 19, 2017
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Lillian Helen Gilles, age 105, formerly of Benson, died on Thursday, January 19, 2017, at the Fairfax Community Home in Fairfax, Minnesota.  Visitation will be from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, January 21, 2017 at St. Francis Catholic Church in Benson. Arrangements are with Zniewski Funeral Home in Benson.
 
Lillian Helen Gilles was born September 9, 1911 in DeGraff, Minnesota, the daughter of Frederick and Leah C. (Chevalier) Martin.  She was baptized September 12, 1911 by Fr. P. J. Lucey and confirmed May 5, 1926 at St. Bridget Catholic Church.  Lillian graduated from Murdock High School and the Brady & Rogers Minneapolis School of Beauty.  On August 4, 1932, Lillian was united in marriage to Paul J. Gilles and they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1982.
 

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DONALD J. NAGLER

DONALD J. NAGLER

DONALD J. NAGLER
JULY 11, 1934 – JANUARY 18, 2017
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Donald Joseph Nagler, age 82, of Benson, formerly of Danvers, MN, died Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar.  Visitation will be from 4 – 7 p.m. Sunday, January 22, 2017, at the St. Francis Catholic Church Gathering Space in Benson with a Rosary at 6:30 p.m.  Visitation will continue from 10 – 11 a.m., followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m., Monday, January 23, 2017, at the Church of the Visitation in Danvers.  Interment will be in the Church of the Visitation Catholic Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Church of the Visitation Catholic Cemetery Fund.  Arrangements are with Zniewski Funeral Home in Benson.
 

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Evelyn Oglesby

Evelyn Oglesby

Evelyn Oglesby
September 16, 1925 - January 3, 2017

Evelyn Oglesby, 91, formerly of Appleton, passed away on Tuesday, January 3, 2017, in Mayo Health System in Red Wing, Minnesota.  Funeral services were 10 am, Saturday, January 7, 2017 at Pilgrim Congregational Church in Benson, Minnesota, officiated by Rev. Herbert Rotunda.  Burial followed in the Appleton City Cemetery.

Evelyn was born on September 16, 1925, in Fairfield Township, Swift County, Minnesota, the daughter of Augusta C. (Thielke) Schliep and Christ Schliep.  She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Congregational Church.  Evelyn was raised in the Fairfield Township and Clontarf area, and graduated from Benson High School.

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