Archive for May, 2015

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Lester D. Hanenberger ~ Kasson

Monday, May 25th, 2015

Hanenberger, Lester

The Celebration of Life for Lester D. Hanenberger will be at 2:00 pm, Friday, May 29 2015, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 301 8th Ave NW, Kasson, MN with Pastor Dana O’Brian officiating. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service. There will be no reviewal.
 
Lester Dwayne Hanenberger was born on July 20,1950 in Preston, MN to Theodore and Eunice (Oliver) Hanenberger, Sr.
 
Lester Hanenberger, 64, of Kasson, MN died Friday, May 22, 2015, surrounded by his family at Seasons Hospice in Rochester, MN after a long battle with cancer.
 
Lester was born and raised in Minnesota. Lester’s family settled on a farm in Mantorville in 1961. Lester graduated from K-M High School in 1970. He served in the United States Air Force for a time and enjoyed helping his fellow veterans and their families. He had various types of jobs and spent most of his working career farming. Farming was his passion. He enjoyed spending time with his family and especially his grandchildren. On February 12, 1983, Lester married Susan Schandorff in Kasson, MN.
 
He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Susan Hanenberger of Kasson; five step-children, Rebecca Pelton of Burnsville, Alexander (Francoise) Davis of Oronoco, Daniel (Lyndee) Schandorff of Stewartville, Bonny Schandorff (Mike Olerich) of Waverly, Iowa and Casey Schandorff of Colorado; brothers, Orlando (Florence) of Byron, Carl (Cindy) of Red Wing, Bob (Dianne) of Blooming Prairie; sister, Laura Gilbertson of Kasson; sister-in-laws, Arletta and Catherine of Kasson as well as 15 grandchildren and one great-grandson.
 
He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Melvin, Theodore, Jr. and Richard, Sr .
 
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts are requested directly to the family for distribution according to their wishes at a later time. Dibble Funeral Home & Cremation Service assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be shared at www.dibblefuneralhome.com


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Lance K. McQuarie ~ Kasson

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

McQuarrie, Lance

Lance Kent McQuarie, 71, of Kasson, passed away Saturday, May 9, 2015, at Prairie Meadows Senior Living in Kasson, MN, from complications of Alzheimer’s disease.
 
Lance was born on February 29, 1944, in Blue Earth, Minnesota, to John and Rosabelle (Thompson) McQuarie and attended Blue Earth High School. On November 7, 1964, he married Sandra Kopischke. Lance was a construction foreman for Wick Buildings Systems and traveled the five-state area building farm pole buildings. In 1970, the family made its home in Kasson where Lance was the Sales Manager and car salesman at Kasson Ford and Universal Ford in Rochester and where they raised their two children. They were divorced in 1982.
 
On February 10, 1990, Lance married Marlys Krueger in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the Candlelight Chapel, and they continued to live in Kasson where Lance was employed at Kasson Lumber Company until his retirement in 2006.
 
Lance was known for his quick wit and dry sense of humor. He loved hunting and fishing, was very involved in the local Ducks Unlimited and Pheasants Forever chapters, and a strong advocate for wetland conservation. He was a member of the Sons of American Legion. He was known for his jerky, pickles, sauerkraut, salsa, and anything else you could put in a canning jar.
 
He is survived by his wife, Marlys McQuarie of Kasson; his daughter, Kristy (Mark) Turner of Kasson; son, Aaron McQ of Seattle, WA; stepson, Dean (Sharon) Aarsvold of Mankato, MN; stepdaughter, Sherie (Leslie) Roland of Fargo, ND; his mother, Rosabelle McQuarie of Prescott, WI; sister, Patty (George) Munchow, Bartlett, TN; brother, John (Patty) McQuarie, Jr., Phoenix, AZ, and sister Lisa Kohl, Prescott, WI, as well as seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
 
He was preceded in death by his father, John McQuarie and sister, Linda Jarmillo.
 
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 23, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at South Zumbro Lutheran Church, 4830 120th Ave SW, Kasson, MN with Pastor Mark Schwartz officiating. Burial will be in the South Zumbro Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be held one hour before the service; there will be no reviewal. Lunch will be provided afterward. Please join us in the celebration of Lance’s life at the Kasson American Legion after lunch.
 
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Rochester Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.
 
Dibble Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Kasson is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be shared at www.dibblefuneralhome.com.


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Roger “Dale” Jensen ~ Kasson

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

Jensen, Roger Dale

Dale Jensen, 88, of Kasson passed away on May 1, 2015 at his home in Kasson surrounded by his family.
 
A memorial service will be held Tuesday, May 5, at 1:00 p.m. at the Pleasant Corners United Methodist Church, 21927 – 650th St, Kasson with Pastor Joel Xavier officiating. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the church. Burial will be in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Kasson.
 
Dale Jensen was born February 22, 1927 in Alden, MN to Peter and Opal (Tapp) Jensen. The family moved to Kasson in 1938. He graduated from Kasson High School in 1945. He served in the Army from 1945-1947 with duty in northern Italy. He was united in marriage to Wilma Helland in Dodge Center on May 28, 1950. They lived on their farm near Kasson for 42 years. He farmed most of his life and had several other jobs.
Dale was a member of the Kasson American Legion for 68 years and went on the Honor Fight to DC in 2008. He was a longtime member of the Pleasant Corners United Methodist Church in rural Kasson. Dale enjoyed time with family and friends. He continued to enjoy working with other farmers after his retirement and spending time with his wife gardening and enjoying the flowers. Dale also loved to watch old western movies.
 
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Wilma; son, Alan (Connie) Jensen of Apple Valley; daughters, Nancy (Matt) Kleeberger of Kasson, Linda (Robert) Schwirtz of Bloomington, and Marie (Knute) Hegna of Little Falls; grandchildren, Melinda (Dave) Decker, David Jensen, Brian Jensen, Shianne Kleeberger, Katie Kleeberger, John Schwirtz, Opal Schwirtz, Andrew Hegna, and Eric Hegna; four great-grandchildren, Luke, Braiden, and MacKenzie Decker and Kale Hegna; one brother, Marlin (Joyce) Jensen. He was preceded in death by daughter, Karen; grandson, Karl Hegna; four brothers, Russell, Gordon, Richard, and Lloyd.
 
In lieu of flowers memorials gifts will be distributed by family choice.


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