Patricia Beckers

Patricia Margaret Quast Beckers was born March 17, 1943, in Watkins, Minnesota, to Anthony and Armella (Dank) Quast. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church and graduated from St. Boniface High School in Cold Spring in 1961. She married Ewald Lewis Beckers on September 8, 1962, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. After marriage they lived in St. Paul until moving to...

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James Lysne

James Oliver Lysne was born April 14, 1930, in Northfield, Minnesota, to Melvin and Anna (Eliassen) Lysne. He was raised on the family farm in Greenvale Township and attended District 86 Country School. He graduated from Northfield High School in 1947 and St. Olaf College in 1951. His first teaching job took him to Chandler, Minnesota. He taught high school science in Rosemount, Renville, and...

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Mary Rice

Mary A. Rice of Northfield died October 15, 2014, at Emerald Crest care center in Burnsville. Mary was born in Brown County, MN, the daughter of Agnes and Jesse Schuette. She attended Sleepy Eye public schools and received BA and MA degrees in education from the University of Minnesota. She taught in public schools in Rockford, IL, Brainerd, MN and St. Louis Park, MN. She also taught in colleges...

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Linda Kuhns

Linda Marlene Kuhns (Wallace) July 14, 1947 – October 15, 2014 Did you hear someone say: “Why not!” “That’s life!” “You bet!” Even “Not really?, stated with an upbeat, perhaps ironic, lilt? That might well have been Linda Marlene Kuhns (nee Wallace), 67, who passed away peacefully October 15, 2014, amid love and care at the Northfield (MN) Care Center. People noticed...

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Roy Henning

Roy Eugene Henning was born on September 17, 1933, in Fort Morgan, Colorado, to Leonard and Esther (Larson) Henning. He moved with his family to Denver when he was five. When Roy was 13, his mother passed away and his father later remarried. He graduated from Englewood High School in 1952 and joined the U.S. Army as an accountant in the personnel office, serving in Korea from 1953 to 1955. Upon...

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Harriet Warner

Harriet Lenore Kingsland Warner was born March 3, 1922, in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, to George and Amanda (Carlson) Kingsland. At the age of 12 moved with her family to Ashland, Wisconsin. In 1940, she graduated from Ashland High School and then attended the Minnesota School of Business in Minneapolis. Soon after she moved to Chicago where on November 1, 1941, she married William Warner. After...

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