Archive for August, 2013


A. Patricia Zimmerman

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Zimmerman, Patricia

A. Patricia Zimmerman of Hayfield, MN died from heart failure on August 25, 2013 with family by her side. Born August 23, 1925 in Okmulgee, OK. The family lived in southern Illinois during her young adult life.

She treasured her education, attending both Lindenwood College and Washington University. She taught library science in Lake Forest, Ypsilanti, and the University of Minnesota.

Pat married Ken Zimmerman in 1959 and moved to Anoka, MN where they raised their children Herb (Maureen), Gordon (Abby), Kathy Connelly (Kevin), and Trish Beckman (Chris).

The Episcopal Church, quilting, knitting, gardening, books, birds and family, especially her children and grandchildren were dear to her.

She was preceded in death by her brother, John J. Callahan, Jr. and husband Kenneth G. Zimmerman. She is survived by four children and eight grandchildren (Ryan, Kate, Meghan, Urban, Leo, Max, Kennedy and Saylor).

A memorial service will be held at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 101 First St. NE, Kasson, MN on Monday, September 2, 2013 at 11:00 am with Fr. Colin Snow Maltbie officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. There will be no reviewal. Interment will be at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials to St. Peter’s Episcopal Church.

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Olga Johnson ~ Kasson

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Johnson, Olga Color

Olga Lenore Johnson died of natural causes on 5/29/2013 at Rivers Edge Assisted Living in Great Falls, Montana at the age of 95.
She was born in Kasson, Minnesota on February 4, 1918. Her maiden name was Olga Beaver.

Olga lived in Kasson until 2008 when she moved to Great Falls, Montana to be closer to her daughter. She graduated from Kasson High School and was a lifetime member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Kasson. On June 14, 1946, Olga married Samuel Johnson. They had two children, Greg and Gervaise.

Olga was preceded in death by her husband and a son. She is survived by her daughter, Gervaise Ferry; grandson, Kevin Ferry; granddaughter, Janna Pfeifle; great-grandsons, Samuel Ferry and Ethan Pfeifle; and great-granddaughter, Claire Pfeifle.

Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm on August 6, 2013 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 301 8th Ave NW, Kasson, MN with Pastor Marie A. K. Anderson officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at Maple Grove Cemetery in Kasson.

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