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Jerome Olmscheid, 86, Lake Henry
Jerome Olmscheid, 86, of Lake Henry died on Monday, Aug. 27, at the Country Manor Health Care Center in Sartell.

Funeral services were held on Thursday, Aug. 30, at St. Margaret's Catholic Church in Lake Henry. Burial was in the parish cemetery.

Jerome Olmscheid was born on April 8, 1926, to Edward and Susan (Mayers) Olmscheid in New Munich.

He married Lorraine A. Heinen on Sept. 23, 1947, at St. Margaret's Catholic Church in Lake Henry.

The couple farmed in Lake Henry until 1982. After retirement, they moved to the town of Lake Henry, where Jerome was the custodian and boiler operator at the church. He also continued farming with his son on the home farm.

Jerome is survived by his wife, Lorraine; children, Ron (Bernice) of Lake Henry, Diane (Robert) Pelzer of Lake Henry, Dan (Lynn) of Paynesville, Gary (Pat) of Lake Henry, Dennis of Sartell, Randy (Ruth) of St. Martin, Sandy (Roy) Lensing of Belgrade, Mary (Glenn) Miller of Nisswa, and Julie (Joe) Prince of Buffalo; 27 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; brothers and sisters, Leo of New Munich, LeRoy of St. Cloud, Doreen Revermann of Freeport, and Dorothy Rademacher of New Munich; and a brother-in-law.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Robert; sisters, Marion VanDrehle, Betty Lou Spaeth, and Donna Mae Hiltner; and a great- granddaughter.

Lila Hein, 90, Paynesville
Lila Hein, 90, of Paynesville died on Wednesday, Aug. 22, at the Koronis Manor in Paynesville.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, Aug. 25, at the Grace United Methodist Church in Paynesville. Burial was in the Grove Cemetery in Roseville Township.

Lila Myrtle Hein was born on Jan. 12, 1922, to Anton and Hulda (Herzberg) Wegner on a farm in Lake Henry Township.

She married Vernon Hein on Oct. 30, 1948, at the EUB Methodist Church in Paynesville.

She and her husband farmed the HeinŐs family farm until they retired to Paynesville in 1984. Their union lasted until VernŐs death in 1992.

Lila is survived by nieces and nephews.

Lila was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Vern; one sister, Ione Fern; and four brothers, Clarence, Merton, Raymond, and Arnold Wegner.

Marlys Belsheim, 90, Paynesville
Marlys J. Belsheim (Prosch-Jensen), 90, of Paynesville, and formerly of Minneapolis, died on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the Koronis Manor in Paynesville.

There will be a private family graveside service at Sunset Memorial Park in Minneapolis.

Marlys was born on Jan. 24, 1922, to Carl T. and Esther (Wolfe) Lockrem in Minneapolis.

She graduated from Roosevelt High in 1939 and attended the University of Minnesota.

She was a former, 51-year resident of St. Louis Park.

Marlys is survived by her son, Donald C. (Linda) Jensen of Eden Valley; daughter, Liane (John) Pfaff of Burnsville; grandchildren, Dr. Kristin (Dr. James) Heaton of Norton, Mass.; Melissa (Andrew) Losasso of White Hall, Md.; Donelle (James) Hintermeister of Becker; and Elizabeth (Matthew) Gordon of Burnsville; and six great-grandchildren, with one due in October. She is also survived by many cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Carl Jr.; former husbands, Donald Prosch-Jensen and Darrel Belsheim; and grandson, Eric Pfaff.

Kenneth Seeland, 88, Paynesville
Kenneth Seeland, 88, of Paynesville, died on Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Koronis Manor in Paynesville.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Aug. 23, at 2 p.m., at Nordland Lutheran Church in rural Paynesville.

Kenneth Sivert Seeland was born on May 25, 1924, to Sivert and Esther (Rud) Seeland in Roseville Township.

Kenneth graduated from Paynesville High School and joined the navy as a radio man, Third Class. He served in the navy until July 1946, when he returned to Paynesville and soon after started farming.

On Sept. 5, 1946, Kenneth was united in marriage to Mae Hagen at Nordland Lutheran Church. They were blessed with five sons, whom they raised on the family farm. They shared 65 years of marriage.

He continued to farm until 1984, when he retired from farming and began a woodworking shop with Mae. Together, they refinished and built beautiful furniture.

Kenneth is survived by his wife, Mae; sons, Michael (Susan), Klayton, Kevin (Cora), and Meldon (Tina); nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sister, Gladys Ristow; a brother-in-law; and several nieces and nephews.

Kenneth was preceded in death by his infant son, Charles; parents; and brothers, Harold and Donald.

Ruth Blake, 90, Paynesville
Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 26, at Calvary Baptist Church in Paynesville for Ruth E. Blake, 90, of Paynesville, who passed away on Friday, July 20, at the Koronis Manor in Paynesville.

Entombment will take place in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls. Visitation will be held after 1 p.m. on Sunday at the church.

Ruth was born on June 15, 1922, in Breckenridge, Minn., to Edward and Sadie (Calton) Barnes.

After attending most of her schooling in Detroit Lakes, she graduated from Frazee High School in 1941.

She married G.F. "Bud" Blake on Feb. 8, 1946. They lived in many communities and, while in Hutchinson, she worked at O.K. Hardware.

They became residents of Paynesville in 1999.

Ruth is survived by her daughter, Judy (LeRoy) Sandgren of New London; grandson, Jason (Tiffani) Dover; great-grandsons, Creeden Dover and Mack Mundy of Rochester; foster daughter, Joyce (Mike) Bauer of Reno, Nev.; step-grandchildren, Pat (Sherri) Eisenbraun and their children, Becky, Travis, and Courtney; Cindy (Rick) Thorp and their children, Krissy, Ricky (Carrie), Kevin (Danielle) and their daughter, Lyric; Mike (Kari) Sandgren and their sons, Luke, Tyler, and Dylan; Tim (Angela) Sandgren, and their children Megan, Nathan, and Zachary. She is also survived by her sisters, Dorothy Willprecht of Frazee and Esther Smith of Ripon, Wis.; sister-in-law Mary Kroda of McFarland, Wis.; cousin, Harold Snow of Custer, S.D.; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bud (2005); granddaughter, Jody Dover; step-granddaughter, Julie Eisenbraun; and siblings, Roy Barnes, Ray Barnes, Joe Kroda, and Rosie Kroda.

Bernard Lieser, 102, St. Martin
Bernard J. Lieser, 102, of St. Martin died on Sunday, July 29, at the Sterling Park Health Care Center in Waite Park, where he lived for the past six years.

Funeral services were held on Thursday, Aug. 2, at St. Martin Catholic Church. Burial was in the St. Martin Parish Cemetery.

Bernard Lieser was born on July 9, 1910, to Joseph and Theresia (Hemmesch) Lieser in Zion Township. He attended District #63 school.

He married Caroline Garding on Sept. 23, 1934, at St. Margaret's Catholic Church in Lake Henry.

They farmed three miles west of St. Martin and belonged to St. Martin's Parish, where Bernard served as an usher, lector, Eucharistic minister, and rosary leader.

They retired from farming and moved to St. Martin in 1969.

He is survived by his children, Stanley (Bertha) of Weslaco, Texas, Rev. Gregory of Sauk Rapids, Bernie (Larry) Gresko of Long Beach, Calif., Rev. Vincent of Melrose, Hubert (Agnes) of St. Martin, Colette Petitt of Waynesboro, Va., and Issy (Alvina) of Waite Park; 22 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; sister, Sr. Bernard, OSB (Marie) of Cottonwood, Idaho; a brother-in-law; and a sister-in-law.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Caroline; brothers and sisters, Katie Mandernach, Amalia Stang, Berthold, Alfred, Sr. Josephine, OSB (Anna), Roman, Sr. Petronilla, OSB (Cecilia), and Frances Worms; a granddaughter; and a son-in-law.

Viola Paasche, 94, Paynesville
Viola A. (Lieser) Paasche, 94, of Paynesville died on Thursday, Aug. 2, at the Koronis Manor in Paynesville.

Funeral services were held on Monday, Aug. 6, at St. Louis Catholic Church in Paynesville. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Viola Anna Paasche was born on Oct. 14, 1917, to Leonard and Alvina (Wuertz) Lieser in Spring Hill. She was baptized and confirmed at St. MichaelŐs Catholic Church in Spring Hill.

Viola grew up in the Spring Hill area, where she attended District #24 country school. After finishing her schooling, she worked as a waitress at cafes in the area.

Viola moved to the Chicago area, where she worked for the Mars Candy company and Motorola Appliance company.

On Oct. 14, 1948, Viola married Willard Paasche. They made their home in the Chicago area. During the mid 1970s, they retired and moved to Paynesville.

Viola is survived by her siblings, Clarence J. Lieser of Fergus Falls, Luella Taylor of Port Orchard, Wash., Lorraine Mohs of St. Cloud, Rita Jaeger of Lake Henry, Jerome Lieser of Paynesville, Florence Zirbes of Minneapolis, Lawrence Lieser of Sauk Rapids, and George Lieser of Ham Lake and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Alvina Lieser; husband, Willard; brothers, Alcuin, Celestine, and John; sisters, Evelyn and Roselyn; three sisters-in-law; and five brothers-in-law.

Brian Paglusch, 43, Paynesville
Brian L. Paglusch, 43, of Paynesville died on Tuesday, July 31, near Menomonie, Wis., from injuries sustained in a trucking accident.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 8, at 2 p.m., at Paynesville Lutheran Church. A visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church.

Brian Lee Paglusch was born on March 31, 1969, to Roy and Kathleen (Forester) Paglusch in Paynesville. He grew up in Paynesville, where he attended school.

After he finished school, Brian worked a variety of jobs, though trucking was his passion. He currently worked for Viessman Trucking, which he loved.

On Feb. 23, 2006, the love of his life was born, his daughter, Chelsea. Chelsea was the center of Brian's world. He loved spending time with her, especially taking her to fairs, zoos, and other area attractions.

Brian is survived by his daughter, Chelsea Rohloff of Willmar; mother, Kathy Maloney of Paynesville; sisters, Cindy Bahner of Paynesville and Stacie Maloney of Paynesville; three nephews; and a great-niece.

He was preceded in death by his father, Roy, and both sets of grandparents.

Kenneth Larsen, 79, Paynesville
Kenneth Jack Larsen, 79, of Paynesville died on Thursday, July 26, at his son's home in Roscoe after a battle with cancer.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 11, at 10 a.m., at the Zion-Irving Lutheran Church Cemetery in rural Paynesville. Following the graveside service, a gathering and celebration of his life will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Paynesville Area Center.

Kenneth Jack Larsen was born on Jan. 25, 1933, to Nels and Annie (Burgman) Larsen in Gary, S.D.

On May 5, 1962, Kenneth married Nancy Reamer. To this union, three sons were born. Together, Kenneth and Nancy were able to share in 50 years of marriage.

They made their home in the Paynesville area, where he worked and managed a turkey farm for 45 years.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy; three sons, Paul Larsen of Roscoe, Carl (Young) Larsen of Spanawi, Wash., and Peter Larsen of Eden Valley; eight grandchildren; and siblings, Frances Thorson of Paynesville and Roger Larsen of St. Cloud.

Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, and four sisters.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

Theresa Laleman, 87, Marshall
Theresa Laleman, 87, of Marshall passed away on Monday, Aug. 6, at Prairie Home Hospice.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 8, at 11:30 a.m., at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall. A visitation will be held on Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.m with a CCW Rosary at 9:30 a.m. at the church. Burial will follow the service at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Marshall.

Theresa Anne (Bakker) Laleman was born on Jan. 10, 1925, to Clara (Lens) and Henry Bakker near Ruthton, Minn. She was baptized and confirmed in the Catholic faith at St. Dionysius in Tyler, Minn.

On Jan. 15, 1947, she was united in marriage to Joseph D. Laleman. Together, they farmed near Russell. Their family of four daughters were a joy and pride to them.

In mid-May, after an injury, she became a resident of the Minneota Nursing Home. On June 16, Theresa suffered a stroke, and it was then that she decided to make the Prairie Home Hospice her final home.

Theresa is survived by her four daughters, Elizabeth (Ernie) Lanoue of Ivanhoe, Irene (Alvin) Knaack of Stewart, Patricia (Ray) Elston of Windom, and Ellen (Alan) Habben of Paynesville; grandchildren Sharon (Dean) Jacobsen, Tammy(Jerry) Perez, Dean (Jenny) Lanoue, Janet Lanoue, Elizabeth (fiance Aaron Stroeh) Knaak, Chad (Emily) Elston, Jeff (Lindsay) Elston, Ryan (Jenni) Elston, Kurt (Kara) Habben, Eric (special friend Nicole Tiderman) Habben, and Jenny (Chris) Jacobson; great-grandchildren Cory and Trevor Jacobsen, Blake and Caleb Lanoue, Ethan and Makayla Lothert, Brock, Molly, Seth, Nolan, and Joseph Elston, Ellie and Logan Jacobson, and Parker and Josie Habben; brothers Charles (Sharon) Bakker and George (Audrey) Bakker; sisters MaryLou DeSaer, Ellen (Frank) Brentine, Cecilia (Rod) Lipp; brothers-in-law George and Andrew Laleman, Louis Buysse, and Bob Lanoue; sister-in-law she considered her little sister, Margaret Stassen; many nieces; nephews; friends; and loved ones.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph; her parents and parents-in-law; an infant brother, James; brothers, James and Raymond Bakker; and sisters, Agnes Prairie and Betty Lanoue.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Prairie Home Hospice.

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