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Florian Noll, 89, St. Martin
Florian M. Noll, 89, of St. Martin died on Tuesday, March 26, at his home.

Funeral services were held on Monday, April 1, at St. Martin Catholic Church. Inurnment was in the parish cemetery.

Florian was born on Feb. 17, 1924, to Peter and Tecla (Gertken) Noll in Richmond.

He married Evangeline Didier on June 10, 1947, in St. Martin Catholic Church. They shared 65 years of marriage.

Florian served in the U.S. Navy as a Seabee from 1942 to 1946. He was a carpenter and woodworker all his life.

Florian is survived by his wife, Evangeline; children, Dave (Mary) Noll, Mike (Diane) Noll, Anne (Dale) Lawrence, Jerry (Jan) Noll, Teresa (John) Gossett, Mary (JC) Canton, Barb (Jim) Kastanek, Mark Noll, and Cathy Noll; 26 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his son, Gerald; parents; and brothers, Alcuin and Don.


Willis Daniels, 88, Paynesville
Willis G. Daniels, 88, of Paynesville died on Sunday, March 17, at Hilltop Health Care Center in Watkins.

Funeral services were held on Friday, March 22, at Grace United Methodist Church in Paynesville. Burial was in the Paynesville Cemetery.

Willis Glen Daniels was born on Aug. 12, 1924, to Glen and Ruth Daniels in Glencoe.

Willis remembered moving from Glencoe by horse and buggy to a farm south of Lake Koronis. It was then that he met Rose Brossard. The couple married on April 29, 1944, in Paynesville. Two daughters, Gloria (Elmer) Nelson and Joyce (Mike) Tougas, were born to this union. The family made their home in Paynesville.

Willis was a jack of all trades. In his earlier years, he drove school bus, worked road construction, and farmed, but his main trade was an auto mechanic. He worked for Laubach Chevrolet in Paynesville and Mathison Chevrolet in Belgrade before starting his own shop at home, where he worked for over 20 years.

Rose passed away in 1986. Together, they were blessed with 42 years of marriage.

Willis is survived by his daughter, Joyce (Mike) Tougas; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and special friend, Alice Jacobson.

Willis was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Rose; daughter, Gloria; son-in-law, Elmer Nelson; brothers, Lyle, Merle, Raymond, Myron, Donald, and Lester; and sister, Marie.


Elizabeth Hemmesch, 91, Paynesville
Elizabeth Rose Hemmesch, 91, of Paynesville died on Thursday, March 7, at the Koronis Manor in Paynesville.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, March 12, at St. Louis Catholic Church in Paynesville. Burial was in the parish cemetery.

Elizabeth was born on Jan. 30, 1922, to Bernard and Anna (Olmscheid) Kollmann in St. Martin Township.

She married Henry A. Hemmesch on Sept. 24, 1940, at St. Martin Catholic Church.

They farmed in rural Lake Henry from 1940-1979. Then they retired and moved to Paynesville. Their union lasted until Henry's death on April 12, 1988.

Elizabeth is survived by her children, Jeanette (Robert A.) Lieser of Paynesville; Robert B. (Sandra) Hemmesch of Paynesville; Ronald Hemmesch of Sauk Rapids; Henrietta Hemmesch of Rochester; and Jarett (Mary Lee) Hemmesch of Cold Spring; 15 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and three sister-in-laws. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Henry; brothers and sisters, Math Kollmann, Nick Kollmann, John Kollmann, Bernard Kollmann, Clara Klaphake, and Anna Hoppe; and a great- granddaughter.

Memorials are preferred to the Koronis Manor, to the R.O.S.E. Center, or to St. Louis Catholic Church.


Winifred Schuelke, 93, Paynesville
Winifred "Winnie" Schuelke, 93, of Paynesville died on Thursday, March 7, at the Koronis Manor in Paynesville.

Funeral services were held on Monday, March 11, at St. Louis Catholic Church in Paynesville. Entombment was in the St. Louis Parish Cemetery mausoleum.

Winnie was born on Dec. 7, 1919, to Paul and Esther (Frank) Nehring in Paynesville.

She graduated from Paynesville High School and was employed as the first full-time secretary for the Paynesville School District, serving superintendents Leland Mustaine, Lewis Thompson, and Oliver Worner.

She married Harry Schuelke of Paynesville on June 7, 1951.

She resigned from her school position in 1953, when a daughter, Kathleen, was born.

In January 1967, she was again employed by the school district as a secretary to elementary principal Agnes Dreis and, later, principal Gary Heineman.

Since her retirement in 1983 after 30 years with the school district she served as co-chairperson of the American Cancer Society Cardarama program for 15 years. She was also a member of REAM (Retired Educators of Minnesota) and St. Louis Parish and served as city election judge.

Winnie is survived by her husband, Harry, and son-in-law, Neil Herzberg of Paynesville.

She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Kathleen Herzberg; and sister, Madeline LaFonte.


Judith Boie, 70, Paynesville
Judith R. Boie, 70, of Paynesville died on Sunday, March 3, at the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis.

Her funeral service was held on Friday, March 8, at Crystal Hills Assembly in rural Paynesville. Burial was in the Paynesville Cemetery.

Judith Rae (Mills) Boie was born on Feb. 15, 1943, to Ira and Beatrice (Huddle) Mills in Minot, N.D.

On July 20, 1960, Judy married Dale Ronald Boie. To this union, three children were born: Sandra (Todd) Fenske, Scott, and Steven.

Judy was a loving and wonderful wife and mother. She always enjoyed having her family around her.

Judy did many things in her life. She was a bus driver for the Paynesville school system for 13 years. She loved her bus route, and those kids were "her kids."

She owned "The Heart Gift Shoppe" in Paynesville and opened a shop in Walker as well.

Dale and Judy owned and operated their own construction business, Boie Construction, here and in Walker. She was an avid architect and drew up house plans and enjoyed seeing them come to life as the crew built the homes.

She is survived by her husband, Dale; daughter, Sandy (Todd); son, Scott; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Judy was preceded in death by her parents and son, Steven.


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