Patricia Ratfield

Patricia Ratfield, age 59 of Northfield, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at her home. Patricia Ann Carroll Ratfield was born December 13, 1957, in Virginia, to John and Carol (Sugar) Carroll. Survivors include her children, Chris (Jennifer) Rhodenbaugh of Prior Lake, Carrie Ratfield of Farmington; 3 grandchildren; her brother John Michael Carroll of Iowa, other relatives and...

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Leona Tussing

Leona Tussing, age 82 of Farmington, passed away with her family by her side on Friday morning, May 19, 2017, at the Northfield Hospital. Leona Elaine Tritz Tussing was born January 29, 1935, on the family farm in rural Prior Lake, Minnesota, to John and Barbara (Preisen) Tritz. She was raised on the family farm and attended Lakeville schools. On November 15, 1951, Leona married Richard Tussing...

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Dorothy Hamblin

Dorothy Hamblin, age 84 of Northfield, passed away Sunday afternoon, May 14, 2017, at Three Links Care Center. Dorothy Madeline Morrison Hamblin was born July 5, 1932, in New York to Thomas and Jerry Morrison. As a girl she moved with her family to La Puente, California. She married Gerald D. Hamblin on April 27, 1951. After Jerry completed his military service they settled in southern...

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Thelma Nitz Lee

Thelma Nitz Lee was born on October 17, 1918 in Great Falls Montana, daughter of Herbert C. and Hannah Ruud Hanson. She died on May 10, 2017 in Northfield, Minnesota. Thelma grew up in Rochester, Minnesota. She attended St. Olaf College from 1937-1939, where she met husband-to-be Ralph Nitz and sang in the St. Olaf Choir under the direction of F. Melius Chistiansen. Thelma sang in church choirs...

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Kim Polzin

Kim Polzin, age 42 of Northfield, passed away Wednesday morning, May 10, 2017, at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, following a brief illness. Kim Elaine Polzin was born March 3, 1975, in Northfield, Minnesota, to Leonard and Elaine (Turbes) Polzin. At birth her family knew that she was a special person who would bring great joy and laughter to everyone she met. Kim spent many years...

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Lisa G. Bell

Lisa Bell, age 53, of Northfield, passed away Saturday, May 6, 2017, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. Lisa was born September 22, 1963, in Frankfurt, Germany to Bert and Donna (Asker) Hov.  At the age of 18 months, Lisa and her family returned state side and settled in Washington.  In 1969, they moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado and there Lisa graduated from Mitchell High School...

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