Norbert Mracek

Norbert Mracek, age 81 of Northfield, passed away on Sunday morning, December 21, 2014, at the Three Links Care Center. Arrangements are pending with the Benson & Langehough Funeral Home. www.northfieldfuneral.com

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Ivan Plaggemeyer

Ivan Matthew Plaggemeyer was born April 3, 1930, in Emmons County, North Dakota, to Fred and Ida (Hofer) Plaggemeyer. He was raised on the family farm and at the age of 20 moved to Minneapolis. He worked a variety of jobs including taxi cab driver and mechanic. On April 26, 1952, Ivan married Donna Mae Smeets at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in South Minneapolis. After marriage they made their home...

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JoAnne Tupy Kooiker

JoAnne Elizabeth Tupy Kooiker was born September 1, 1966, in Northfield, Minnesota, to Henry and Dorothy (Choukalas) Tupy. She graduated from Northfield High School in 1984 and Hamline University in 1988. She taught English in Japan, Austria and China from 1989-1995. When she returned to the United States she taught English in St. Paul. In the late 1990’s JoAnne decided on a career change...

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Dorothy Langeness

Dorothy Langeness was born December 1, 1913, in Kenyon, Minnesota, to Thomas and Trina (Holter) Brattvet. She graduated from Kenyon High School in 1931 and received her Teaching degree from the University of Minnesota in 1936. Following her education she taught country school for 2 years and served as a teacher and principal at Eden Prairie. In 1941, she married John Myster and they made their...

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Dolores Roberts

Dolores Roberts was born November 17, 1915, in Lonsdale, Minnesota, to Thomas A. and Sophie (Benzick) Pumper. She was baptized, confirmed, and attended school at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lonsdale. In 1933, she graduated from Good Council Academy in Mankato and attended St. Benedict College. In 1937, she received her Registered Nurse degree from St. Mary’s Hospital School of...

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Steven Edwins

Surrounded by the love of his wife and sons, Steven B. Edwins passed away at his home on Sunday morning, December 14, 2014, at the age of 71. Steve was born August 31, 1943, in Van Nuys, California, to Sam and Millie (Nelson) Edwins. At the age of 10, he moved with his family to St. Louis Park, Minnesota. He graduated from St. Louis Park High School in 1961 and in 1965 received his degree in...

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