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Richard L. Finley ~ Mantorville

Monday, July 17th, 2017

Richard L. Finley, 89, of Mantorville, passed away peacefully July 16, 2017 at Fiarview Care Center in Dodge Center, MN.
 
He was born on March 5, 1928 in Rochester (Olmsted County). His parents were Harry and Sena (DeVries) Finley of Douglas. He graduated from the Douglas area school with an 8th grade education. He married Ella Dohrmann on September 14, 1947 in Pine Island. They were married 59 years and together had eight children whom they raised on a farm in rural Kasson.
 
Richard worked as a Mantorville police officer, farmer, ambulance driver, truck driver, and bus driver (school, coach, shuttle). He enjoyed square dancing, playing cards, camping, driving his golf cart around and visiting with people, and old time music, but mostly he enjoyed spending time with family and watching his grandchildren and great-grandchildren play.
 
Richard is survived by his children, Diane (Wayne) Wilson of Wanamingo, Wesley (Ramona) Finley of Kasson, Charles, Sr. (Candace) Finley of Pine Island, Jean Finley of Little Canada, Nancy Finley of St. Paul, Audrey Finley of Mantorville, and Bonita (Philip) Boyer of Rochester; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Beverly Mix of Pine Island and Mildred Sickles of Florida; and one brother, Donald Brocker of Woodbury. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Ella, daughter Brenda and half-sister Gayle of California.
 
The funeral service will be at 11:00 am on Tuesday, July 25 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 301 8th Ave NW, Kasson with Pastor John Allen officiating. Visitation will be at the church on Monday, July 24 from 4:00-7:00 pm and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Rochester.
 
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials be directed to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society.


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Anne M. Schuck ~ Berne, Minnesota

Friday, July 14th, 2017


WEST CONCORD—The funeral for Anne M. Schuck will be 11:00 AM, Tuesday, July 18th at Zwingli United Church of Christ in Berne, near West Concord. The Rev. George Coy will officiate. Burial will be in the Berne Cemetery.
 
Anne Marie Schuck, 80, a longtime resident of Berne, died Thursday, July 13, 2017 at her residence.
 
Born Oct. 18, 1936, in Roscoe Township in Goodhue County. Anne was the daughter of Norman and Berdella (Ellefson) Colburn. She graduated from Mantorville High School in 1954. On March 26, 1955, Anne married William H. “Bill” Schuck and they had lived in Berne since 1958. Mrs. Schuck worked for the Minnesota State Hospital in Rochester, MN as an LPN. Anne retired from the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office where she worked as a dispatcher for over 26 years. She was a member of Zwingli United Church of Christ. Anne enjoyed bingo, baking with her grandchildren, traveling to casinos, and spending time with her family.
 
Anne is survived by her children, Karren (Dennis) Karlen of Byron, Shari Schuck of Berne, Ken (Susan) Schuck of Berne; grandchildren, Jake (Ashley Burch) Karlen, Kallie Karlen, First Lieutenant Jessica Benites, Hayley Campbell, Kaleb Schuck, Krista (Gary) Ellis; great-grandchildren, Mirabella Benites, William Swenson, and Chloe Ellis. Brothers, Edward Colburn, Forrest Lake, MN, Allen (Yoma) Colburn, Mantorville, David Colburn, Hayfield and Sisters, Lois (Milan) Packovich, Dennison, OH and Bonnie Quimby, Rochester. Anne was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Schuck who died on Aug. 16, 2007, and her brother Leslie Colburn of Kasson.
 
Friends may call from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Monday, 7-17-17 at the Zwingli United Church of Christ in Berne.
 
Memorials are preferred to the Berne Cemetery Association.


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