Tallarita, Georgia Ann age 54 of Hudson died June 11.
Georgia Jean Tallarita age 54 of Hudson passed away on June 11, 2006. Survived by daughters Lindsay Tallarita of Hudson and Lauren Tallarita of Hudson; mother Marie Campbell of Florida; brothers John (Ronay) Campbell of Florida and Joel (Michelle) Campbell of Florida; niece Kelly Campbell; and Pete Tallarita. She is preceded in death by her father Eugene Campbell.
A celebration of Georgia’s life will take place at a later date. The O’Connell Family Funeral Home of Hudson and Countryside Crematory are assisting with the arrangements (715) 386-3725.
Lane, Robert age 75 of Baldwin died June 12th.
Robert E. “Bob” Lane age 75 of Baldwin and formerly of Woodville died peacefully at home Monday afternoon June 12, 2006 after a courageous battle with cancer. Bob was born on March 19, 1931 in Montezuma, Iowa; the son of Carl and Vera (Manary) Lane. In September of 1947, he enlisted in the Armed Forces where he proudly served in the United States Army. He was honorably discharged after serving during the Korean Conflict. On June 6, 1959, he was united in marriage to Joan Grinde in St. Paul, Minnesota. Bob worked many years for United Tire Company in their fleet service division. Bob truly appreciated the outdoors. He enjoyed a hot fishing hole and a deer stand tucked away in the woods. One of his greatest passions came from horses. He loved rodeos and tending to his special horses. Bob will remain in the hearts of his wife Joan of Baldwin, children Greg (Sue) Lane of Boyceville, David Lane of Blaine, MN, Pamela (Joe) Baerthel of Arden Hills, MN, former son-in-law Ron Danielson of Lakeland, MN, granddaughter Amy Danielson of St. Paul, step grandchildren Mandy Nelson of New Richmond, Nathan (Lisa) Nelson and their child Rhyan of Spring Valley, brother Ken (Gerri) Lane of Rock Island, ILL, sister Helen West of Florissant, MN, half brother Gordon Orwig of Colorado, as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He is preceded in death by his parents Carl and Vera, and brother William R. Lane.
A time to remember Bob will be on Saturday June 17th from 6PM until 8PM with a prayer service at 8pm at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home of Baldwin. Cremation services to be held through Countryside Crematory of Baldwin. To pay tribute to Bob’s service during the Korean Conflict, the Baldwin American Legion Post will provide honors at 8:15 Saturday evening at the funeral home. Memorials preferred. Funeral services entrusted to the O’Connell Family Funeral Home of Baldwin.
Marguerite (Mardi) Ellen Linneman Green died July 20, 2003 in Chicago IL due to complications from ALS.
Marguerite (Mardi) Ellen Linneman Green died July 20, 2003 in Chicago IL due to complications from ALS. She was born the daughter of Fred and Alice Lydia (Sands) Linneman on September 24, 1933 in Minneapolis, MN. Mardi married James Larson in 1955. This union ended in divorce. She married Martin Green in 1962 and was later divorced. Mardi attended school in Kenyon, MN, graduated from high school in Faribault and also attended the University of Minnesota. She moved to Evanston, IL where she worked as a travel agent and eventually owned her own agency. She loved traveling to Mexico, Europe and the Mid-East. Mardi also owned a racing yacht and spent many hours sailing on Lake Michigan. As captain, she could hold her own on the waters in a sport that was predominately enjoyed by men. Other interests included photography, gourmet cooking and socializing with friends. Mardi welcomed many stray cats into her home and gave them nourishment, medical care and a lot of TLC. They were her babies. She also opened her home to students attending Northwestern University in Evanston IL. She was preceded in death by her parents. Mardi is survived by her brother, Daniel (Ruth) Linneman of Baldwin WI; sister Kristi (Richard) Nystuen of Kenyon, MN; nieces, Vicki Linneman, Lisa Linneman, Aleigha Nystuen, Kari Nystuen; nephews, Keith Linneman, Micah Nystuen, and Isaac Nystuen; her friend John DeVoy along with other friends and cousins.
A memorial service with burial will be held in the Holden Lutheran Cemetery in rural Kenyon on June 16, 2006 at 11:00 AM. Mardi had requested that her illness be used to help others and her body be donated to the Anatomical Gift Association of Illinois for research. After scientific study was completed, her cremains were returned to her family for burial.
Ronald A. Stohl, age 62 of Hudson died on Thursday, June 15, 2006 at his residence.
Ronald Allen Stohl, age 62 of Hudson died suddenly, June 15, 2006 at his residence. Ronald was born on January 4, 1944 in Osceola, Wisconsin; the son of Reuben and Nora (Johnson) Stohl. He was raised in Dresser attending school before moving to Hudson graduating from high school in 1962. Following this, he attended the University Of Wisconsin River Falls and the University of Minnesota in general business. On February 17, 1967, he was united in marriage to Kathleen “Kathy” Anding at Bethel Lutheran Church in Hudson. Ron was a devoted employee of the 3M Manufacturing Company in St. Paul. He worked for forty years in their chemical division. Ron’s division created the light water foam that is used by fire departments throughout the country and was even used in Kuwait to contain oil well fires. Ron was an avid outdoorsman who loved gardening and yard work. He enjoyed hunting with family at their cabin in Cushing and fishing. He loved all sports, whether watching golf, basketball, or the Minnesota Vikings. Most recently, he was very excited to take his corvette out for a ride this summer. Ron is survived by his wife Kathy, children Matthew Stohl of Jacksonville, FLA, Amy (Wes) Haney of Baldwin, Jason (Ashley) Stohl of River Falls, grandchildren Breanna and Kevin Stohl, Todd Peschl, Joe Stohl, Colton, Austin, Dylan Haney, mother Nora Swanson of Hudson, sister Judith (Bob) Ruka of Oakdale, MN, sisters/brothers-in-law Frederick (Ruth) Anding, Hudson, Phyllis (Paul) Chapin, Baldwin, Carol (Jim) Bouvin, Lexington, Kentucky, Dick (Mary) Bennett, Hudson, aunts/ uncles Oral Johnson, Amery, Irma (Kenneth) Felland, Stillwater, Arlene Wicklander, Stillwater, Willis (Mary) Johnson, Hudson, Melba Anding, Acton, CA, Esther Anding, Redlands, CA, Helen Holmson, Glenwood City, as well as a host of nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father Reuben.
Funeral service for Ron will be held at 2PM Monday June 19th at Bethel Lutheran Church with Pastor Dennis Nelson officiating. Burial will be in the St. Peter’s Cemetery in Dresser with active casketbearers being Dave Orf, Nick Orf, Dick Bennett, Randy Anding, Josh McAbee, and John Sime. Visitation will be on Sunday from 6 until 8PM at the O’Connell Family Funeral Home of Hudson and one hour prior to the service at church on Monday afternoon.
Engdahl, Doris age 99 of Minneapolis died January 30th
Doris C. Engdahl, age 99 of Minneapolis and formerly of Hudson, died on Tuesday morning, January 30, 2007 at her home in Minneapolis. Doris was born on March 24th, 1907 in Marine on St. Croix, MN; the daughter of Frank A. and Hilma C. (Larson) Engdahl. She attended Northline Country School before graduating as valedictorian from Hudson High School in the class of 1924. She would further her education at the Rasmussen Business College and the University of Minnesota Extension Division. She began her long and rewarding career as teller and bookkeeper at the State Bank of Ellsworth, Wisconsin as well as bookkeeper for Mounds/Midway Hospital in St. Paul. Many will remember Doris from her tenure as bookkeeper and clerk for Reuben L. Anderson Inc. in St. Paul which began in 1930. The company’s name was later changed to Rueben L. Anderson-Cherne Inc., and moved to Minneapolis where she became corporate executive in the company and its subsidiaries. In her role, she was responsible for seeing that over 5000 employees received their weekly checks. During and after World War II, the company worked on defense plants and Doris would head out to new projects to set up a complete field office; including hiring, setting up purchasing agreements, buying office supplies, and making lodging arrangements. When she wasn’t working, she enjoyed ice skating, hiking, and walking around Lake Calhoun. She thoroughly enjoyed traveling, as her tours included a trip around the world, including Australia and Africa. In fact, at the age of 92, her only destination not visited was the Artic Circle, which she then explored. Her favorite destination was her trip to Scandinavia. Doris was community minded and took a vested interest in her community. Some of the organizations included, but were not limited to, Who’s Who in Minnesota, Who’s Who of American Women, First Christian Church of Minneapolis, Save The Children Federation, International Rotary, Women’s Club of Minneapolis, Sister Kenny Institute, Crippled Child Relief, and the Greater Minneapolis Girl Scout Council. Recently, Doris’s alma mater, Hudson High School, bestowed a distinguished alumni award on her stating: “Doris Engdahl’s brilliant career brought her distinction as a pioneer and role model for women in business and finance. Along the way, she was honored with appointments to numerous public and private sector positions. In her role as Director of Project Offices with Reuben L. Anderson Inc., Mechanical Contractors, her work included directing the renovation of the Executive Mansion (White House) office during the Truman Administration. Her many honors include becoming the first woman to be named Honorary Life Director of Sister Kenny Institute (1982), serving as President of the Minneapolis Rotary Club, and being listed in Who’s Who in Minnesota in 1964”. Her most precious time was that which was spent with her family and friends, which included her lifelong friend and partner, Anthony L. Cherne of Minneapolis; sister Ruby (Engdahl) Bauer of Hudson; niece Jane (Bauer) Rorvick and her husband James of Albert Lea, MN; grand niece Sarah Rorvick of Minneapolis; grand nephew Christopher Lars Rorvick and wife Michelle of Naperville, IL; as well as the extended Cherne family and countless friends. She is preceded in death by her parents; and brother-in-law, Robert Bauer. Doris was a woman with a huge heart and generosity beyond measure. Her spirit of adventure was with her always. Memorials are preferred to the First Christian Church of Minneapolis, or the Sister Kenny Institute.
A Funeral Celebration of Life will be held 10AM Saturday February 3rd at the First Christian Church of Minneapolis, located at 2201 First Avenue South in Minneapolis, with Pastor Alison Robuck and Pastor Mark MacWhorter officiating. Visitation will be held on Friday from 4 until 6PM at the Washburn-McReavy Edina Chapel, located on West 50th St and Vernon Avenue at Hwy 100 in Edina. Burial will take place in the Willow River Cemetery of Hudson. Funeral services have been entrusted to the O’Connell Family Funeral Home of Hudson WI.
Hales, Lynn age 45 formerly of Hudson died January 29 at her residence in West St. Paul.
Age 45. Beloved mother, daughter, & sister. Survived by daughter Alissa Jean; parents Dick & Jean Pearson, Hudson; siblings Cindy Pearson, Maplewood, Rick (Anne) Pearson, Lake Elmo, Ron (Sherri) Pearson, Stillwater, Connie Pearson, St. Cloud, Mary (Tom) Hawksford, Hudson, Mike (Kathy) Pearson, Lake Elmo, Becky (Jon) Dostal, Hudson; many special nieces/nephews. A Celebration Of Lynn’s Life will be 11AM Fri. Feb 2, St. Patrick’s Cath. Church, Hudson. Burial Willow River Cem. Vis: 4 to 7PM Thurs. O’Connell Family Funeral Home, Hudson & one hr prior to mass AT church on Fri. O’Connell FH - 715-386-3725. Lynn was truly an amazing person who will be missed by all who knew her.
Ethel Wright age 95 of Hudson died Monday, May 28th, 2007 at Christian Community Home of Hudson.
Ethel C. (Lyksett) Wright died on May 28, 2007, at Christian Community Home in Hudson. Born on November 25, 1911, to Oscar and Amy (Swanson) Lyksett, she was a life long resident of North Hudson. She attended grade school in North Hudson and was graduated from Hudson High School in 1929. On September 19, 1936, she was united in marriage to Howard C. Wright, and they were blessed with three children. A loving and caring person and devoted mother, she cherished her family and thoroughly enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. As a dedicated homemaker, her bread and pie baking were known throughout the community. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Hudson and a former Sunday School teacher as well as an active member of the women's groups there. As her children grew older, she worked at Hardings of Hudson, a downtown interior decorating business and gift shop. Ethel and her husband Howard enjoyed many days at their cabin in Cushing, Wisconsin, fishing at nearby lakes and enjoying the outdoors. Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband Howard, twin brother Edmond, brother Russell, sister Ruth Christensen, and sister-in-law Lena Lyksett. She is survived by her children Paul (Rebecca) Wright of Hudson, Susan Noreen (David Helberg), and Todd Wright, of Cushing, Wisconsin, grandchildren Gregory (Angie) Plahn, Scott (Elizabeth) Wright, and Julie (Kraig) Ruebush, great-grandchildren David, Samantha, and Jordyn Plahn and Andrew Wright, and brother-in-law Myron Christensen.
A memorial service to celebrate Ethel's life will be held at First Baptist Church, Hudson, on June 8, 2007, at 11:00 a.m. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the Willow River Cemetery in Hudson. Memorials are preferred to First Baptist Church, Hudson, or Christian Community Home Auxiliary, Hudson.
Johnson, Dale age 71 of Spring Valley died June 3rd.
Dale E Johnson Sr., age 70 of Spring Valley, WI, died peacefully at his home Sunday, June 3rd, 2007 following a six-year long battle with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and Leukemia. Dale was born on September 20, 1936; the son of Dale H. and Blanche Johnson in Gull Township, Washburn County, Wisconsin. Dale grew up on a farm in Spring Brook, Wisconsin and attended Hillside Country School and graduated from Spooner High School in 1954. He went on to attend agriculture classes at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. On June 15, 1957, Dale Wed Harriette Loch. Dale owned his own milk route from Spooner to Ashland for nine years. He and his family relocated to Minnesota in the Twin Cities area where Dale began over-the-road truck driving with Schanno Inc. In 1967, he began his 30+ year career with the Ford Motor Company at the St. Paul facility. In 1977, Dale and Harriette purchased a home and moved to Spring Valley, Wisconsin where Dale loved his gardening and yard work. His passion for the outdoors lead to 25 gardens raising many herbs, everlastings, fruit, and vegetables for everyone to enjoy. This blossomed into a family business, Mustard Seed Herbs and Everlastings. Dale enjoyed giving garden tours, attending craft fairs, and other community service events. Preceding Dale in death were his parents Dale H. and Blanche Johnson, and parents-in-law Charles and Ann Loch. Dale is survived by his loving wife of 50 years Harriette, son Dale Jr. (Corrine) Johnson of Glenwood City, daughter Dianna (Allen) Fiergola of Ellington, CT, grandson Jeremiah (Jesse) Turner, great granddaughter Veronica Turner, brothers Wayne (Nancy) Johnson of Spring Brook, Raymond (Pat) Johnson of Shell Lake, WI, sister Vicki (Dale) Anderson of North Branch, MN, as well as many nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Faith Community Church in Hudson, WI, on Monday, June 11th 2007 at 11am. Friends may gather one hour prior to the service. A Lunch will immediately follow. Memorials preferred to Transport for Christ, 1525 River Road, Marietta, PA 17547-9403 for the Hudson, WI Chapel. Funeral services entrusted to the O’Connell Family Funeral Homes.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Faith Community Church in Hudson, WI, on Monday, June 11th 2007 at 11am. Friends may gather one hour prior to the service. A Lunch will immediately follow. Memorials preferred to Transport for Christ, 1525 River Road, Marietta, PA 17547-9403 for the Hudson, WI Chapel. Funeral services entrusted to the O’Connell Family Funeral Homes.
Story, Frederic age 64 of Augusta died June 3rd.
Frederic Story age 64 of Augusta died June 3rd at Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire. Arrangements pending with the O'Connell Family Funeral Home of Baldwin.