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Sam Shreffler, 78, New London
Lawrence "Sam" E. Shreffler Sr., 78, of New London died on Wednesday, Dec. 8, at Birchwood Hospice Home in Hutchinson.

Funeral services were held on Monday, Dec. 13, at the Johnson Funeral Home in Paynesville. Burial was in Roseville Cemetery in Hawick.

Lawrence Shreffler was born on April 21, 1932, to Harper and Hortense (Cunningham) Shreffler in Stuart, Iowa. The family moved to New London in 1938, where Lawrence attended school and graduated.

On Aug. 1, 1959, he married Delores Speers at St. PeterŐs and PaulŐs church in Seneca, Kan. They were married 51 years, and their union was blessed with four children.

They first lived in Colorado Springs, Colo., where Lawrence was a heavy equipment operater and worked on the construction of the NORAD Cheyenne Mountain Complex and the U.S. Air Force Academy.

They moved to Hawick in 1967. Upon their arrival, Lawrence started his own road paving and maintenance company, which is now operated by his son.

Sam is survived by his wife, Delores; children, Kim (Bryan) Petersen of New London, Larry (Jenny) Shreffler of Watkins, Kathy (Loren) Corle of New London, and Kristy (Layne) Anderson of Litchfield; 11 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Beverly Shreffler, Juanita Peterson, Joyce Hanson, and William (Butch) Shreffler.

Anna Lutterbeck, 93, Paynesville
Anna Lutterbeck, 93, of Paynesville died on Saturday, Dec. 4, at the St. Cloud Hospital.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 15, at 10 a.m., at Grace United Methodist Church in Paynesville. A visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be on Friday, Dec. 17, at 11 a.m., at Schwaberow Cemetery in Kettlersville, Ohio.

Anna M. Lutterbeck was born on May 28, 1917, in Shelby County, Ohio, to Walter and Mary (Roettger) Maurer. She grew up in Kettlersville, Ohio, where she was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel United Church of Christ.

On June 19, 1938, Anna married Byron Katterheinrich. This union was blessed with two sons and a daughter.

Anna was the secretary and treasurer at the New Knoxville Cement and Tile Company for many, many years.

Byron passed away on Feb. 24, 1954. They shared in 15 years of marriage.

On June 2, 1962, Anna married Dallas Lutterbeck. She and Dallas shared in 35 years of marriage before his death on Aug. 16, 1997.

After Dallas' death Anna moved to Paynesville to be closer to her family.

Anna is survived by her children, Douglas (Ellen) Katterheinrich of Berlin Center, Ohio and Peggy (Thomas) Lammers of Paynesville; step daughter, Nancy (William) VanKeuren of South Hampton, N.J.; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; siblings Art Maurer of Botkins, Ohio, Victor Maurer of New Breman, Ohio, Betty Kaufman Hawkins of Bellefontaine, Ohio, and Patricia Korn of Janesville, Minn.

She was preceded in death by her two husbands; son, Joe; two grandchildren; a great- granddaughter; six brothers; and a sister.

John Peters, 95, Blooming Prairie
John Peters, 95, of Blooming Prairie and formerly of Eden Valley, died on Tuesday, Nov. 30.

A public memorial service will be held at a later date at the Michaelson Funeral Home in Owatonna.

John Graeme Peters was born on April 16, 1915, to David and Ethel Peters in Pipestone.

John farmed and raised beef cattle in Eden Valley and finally became a meat cutter. He moved to Owatonna and Blooming Prairie in later years, eventually residing at Park Place Senior Congregate and Cedarview Care Center.

John is survived by his five daughters, Judith Joy Brossard (Jay) of Renton, Wash., Joanne Flo Trott (Donald) of Guntown, Miss., Sara Jane McLaughlin (William) of Fairbanks, Ala., Phyllis Louise Hodel (Russell) of Colusa, Calif., and Debra Kay Lewis of Namibia, Africa; 13 grandchildren; 18 greatgrandchildren; and four great- great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; two sisters, Eunice and Margaret; four brothers, Hugh, Kenny, Robert, and Stanley; and two infant daughters.

Memorials are preferred to the Homestead Hospice House.

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