Gerald Odette

Jerry Odette, age 77 of Northfield, passed away Wednesday afternoon, November 30, 2016, at his home, surrounded by the love of his wife and family. Gerald Martin Odette was born January 5, 1939, in a log cabin on the family farm in Greenvale Township, Dakota County, Minnesota, to Jerome and Alice (Branes) Odette. He was baptized and confirmed at Annunciation Catholic Church in Hazelwood and...

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Charleen Martens

Char Martens, age 89 of Northfield, passed away with her family by her side on Tuesday morning, November 29, 2016, at the Northfield Hospital. Charleen Mae Anderson Martens was born October 1, 1927, on the family farm in Jay Township outside Sherburn, Minnesota, to Carl Hjalmer and Emma (Forstrom) Anderson. She was raised on the farm, attending the one-room District 29 Country School and...

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Nancy M. Brockton

Nancy M. Brockton, age 69, of Northfield, passed away on Friday, November 25, 2016, at Northfield Hospital Long Term Care Center.   Nancy was born March 24, 1947, in Herman, Minnesota, the daughter of Berend and Ethel (Cook) VanZomeren.  She attended school in Herman and later at the Owatonna State School.  She was united in marriage to Ken Brockton in 1977 in South Dakota.  The couple had...

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Gerald Wenner

Jerry Wenner, age 72 of rural Northfield, passed away with his family by his side on Tuesday evening, November 15, 2016, at the VA Medical Center in Minneapolis. Gerald Martin Wenner was born February 25, 1944, in Northfield to William L. and Constance (Clarke) Wenner. He was raised in Randolph and Rochester and at the age of 14 returned to Northfield with his family, graduating Northfield High...

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Allen Hanson

Allen Louis Hanson August 7, 1915 – November 13, 2016 Allen Louis Hanson was born on August 7, 1915 to Pastor Olaf and Helga Hanson in Crookston, MN. He attended country schools in Faribault County completing high school in Kelliher, MN. He attended college at Red Wing Seminary and graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN with a degree in chemistry at the age of 19. He taught science and...

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Barbara Maiwurm

Barbara Jean Maiwurm of Northfield, Minnesota, passed away on November 11, 2016, at the Care Center of the Northfield Retirement Community surrounded by her loving husband and seven children. She was born on April 10, 1930, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to Charles W. and Ruth (Deffenbaugh) Langmade. She graduated from high school in Council Bluffs and later from Iowa State College with a major in...

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