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PAGE 4 October 6, 2016 leanette laney, 82 Jeanette Janey of South Haven, St. formerly of Minneapolis died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 at her home under hospice care. She was 82. Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Kimball with Fr. Tom Olson as Celebrant. Burial followed at Sunset Memorial Cemetery in Minneapolis. Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m. Friday, at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel in Kimball, and one hour prior to the service at the church. Parish prayers were held at 5 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Jeanette Barbara Janey was born March 18, 1934, in Sobieski, Minn., to Edward and Barbara (Kopka) Gorka. She grew up and attended school in Bowlus. June 3, 1953, leanette was united in mar- riage to Henry Jerome Janey at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Sobieski. Jeanette provided day- care in her home, worked part time for Sears in Minneapolis, and worked for many years at Mary's Hospital in Minneapolis. leanette was a mem- ber of St. Anne's Catholic Church in Kimball, and former member of St. Mbert the Great Catholic Church in Minneapolis. In her spare time, she enjoyed tending to her gardens, playing cards, and cooking and baking for her family and friends. leanette was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years Henry. She is survived by her children Ken (and Juliane) of Afton, "CY' Marie of Annandale, Steve (and Becky) of Richfield, Mike (and Karen) of Bloomington, Diana (and Jeff)of Edina, and Patrick (and Elizabeth) of Woodbury; eight grandchildren Lauren, Tom, Misa, Chad, Chelsea, Nick, Abby, and Ethan; three great-grandchil- dren Joey, Henry, and Meredith; siblings Darlene (and AI) Schlichting of New Brighton, Rose Brezinka of Apple Valley, Phil (and Allene) Gorka of North Branch, and John Gorka of Sobieski; and many nieces, nephews, and other Allen Johnson, 65 Mien Johnson of South Haven died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016, at the St. Cloud VA Medical Center after ayear-long battle with a cancerous brain tumor. He was 65. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, at Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel in Annandale, with a prayer service at 7 p.m. A Committal Service with military honors will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery at Camp Ripley near Little Falls. Allen Lee Johnson was born Nov. 30, 1950, in Little Falls to Eldred and Ruth (Close) Johnson. He grew up in Little Fails and graduated with the Class of 1968 from Little Falls High School. Allen served his country in the Vietnam War with the U.S. Army. He was married to Patty Smith in 1976, and was later divorced. For more than 45 years, Allen has been employed by Malco Products near Annandale, work- ing as a maintenance mechanic. He was a member of the Kimball American Legion Post 261. Allen was proud of his Swedish heritage and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and watching Westerns. Allen was preceded in death by his parents Eldred and Ruth Johnson; and brother Dwayne Johnson. He is survived by his daugh- ter and her husband Michelle (and Clyde) Marquette of Kimball; four grandchildren Adam, Levi, Nathan, and Ethan all of Kimball; brothers and their wives Warren (and Yvonne) Johnson of Motley, and Erwood (and Mary) Johnson of Osakis; and sister-in-law Leone Johnson of Randall. Vioka Loch, 91 Vioka Loch of South Haven Senior Community in St. Cloud. died Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, at the At the age of 76, she retired from St. Cloud Hospital. She was 91. Fingerhut in St. Cloud after Mass of Christian Burial will26 years of employment. In her be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday,spare time, she enjoyed cooking, Oct.7,atSt.Anne'sCatholicChurch tending to her gardens, and sew- in Kimball with Fr. Thomas Olson ing. Above all, Vioka cherished the as Celebrant. Burial will follow time she was able to spend with family members and friends. Lauren Gilkerson, Tom Janey, Alisa Janey, Chad Janey, Chelsea Tollefson, Nick Janey, Abby Janey, and Ethan Janey served as pall- bearers. St. Anne's Choir pro- vided music for the service. Arrangements are entrusted to Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services of Kimball. Pastor Tom Heyd will officiate and Sarah Goelz will provide the music for the service. Arrangements are entrusted with Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services of Annandale. ............................. www.tricountynews.mn .... John 'lack' Young, 92 John "Jack" Young of Watkins died Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, at the St. Cloud VAMC. He was 92. Memorial services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 30, at Kimball United Methodist Church with Pastor Ken Felska officiating. Friends called one hour prior to the service at church Friday. John "Jack" Young was born Dec. 18, 1923, in Winona to George and Mary (Corcoran) Young. He attended WiscoyValley School and the National Youth Administration in Winona. Jack worked in the shipyards in Seattle, Wash., for one and one-half years before he was drafted. He served in the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific for two and one-half years. Sept. 21, 1946, Jack was united in marriage to Edna Barnewitz at the Witoka Methodist Church. Jack worked for Badger Machine in Winona for several years and moved to Minneapolis in 1949 where he worked for Despatch Industries for 37 years. Jack retired in 1986, and he and Edna moved to Clear Lake near Watkins. In 1997, they moved to Kimball where they resided until moving to Watkins this past April. Jack was a life member Of the Wat-Kim-Valley VFW Post 5460, and a member of the Watkins American Legion Post 453. He was also a member of the Watkins Lions Club, Kimball United Methodist Church, and the Machinist 1313 Aerospace Union. His hobbies included woodworking. Jack was preceded in death by his parents; son Dougie Young; brothers and sisters Leo Young, Thomas Young, Grace Straus, and Ethel Harrison. He is survived by his wife of 70 years Edna Young of Watkins; chil- dren Terry Young of Minneapolis, Sheryl (and Jim) Marek of Eden Prairie, Pat (and Rick) Betsinger of Becker; grandchildren Chad (and Kelly) Marek of Maple Grove, Molly (and Jim) Dougherty of Le Center, Kimberly (and Chris) Dieter of Beaverton, Ore., Richard (and Sally) Betsinger, Jr. of Harris, Andy (and Jill) Betsinger of Ramsey, Dustin (and Janel) Betsinger of St. Joseph; great-grandchildren Jack, Levi, Layla, Wyatt, Ruby Sue, and Josie Betsinger, Reese, Allison and Jamie Dougherty, Veronica Dieter, Abby and Katie Oswell. Honorary pallbearers were Richard Betsinger, Jr., Andy Betsinger, Dustin Betsinger, Kimberly Dieter, Chad Marek, and Molly Dougherty. Inurnment will take place at the Witoka Cemetery, near Winona at a later date. Arrangements are with the Ertl Funeral Home, Watkins. Christian Women's Club Oct. 13 Ladies, you won't want to miss the "Bountiful Harvest" silent auc- tion and brunch held Thursday, Oct. 13, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Annandale. You can bring your donations of gar- den produce, canned and baked goods, plants, crafts and gift items after 8 a.m. The silent auction will start at 9 a.m. and the brunch, pro- gram and live auction at 9:30 a.m. There will also be an inspirational speaker to round out the morn- ing. Invite your friends for this fun morning and make reserva- tions by calling Ardelle at (320) 274-8336, Betsy at (320) 274-5419, or email ardelle @lakedalelink. net. Holy Cross Fish Fry Oct. 28 Holy Cross Catholic Parish, 4-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28. Take out is Pearl Lake (Marty), Minn. plans available. to have their Fish Fry from at St. Annes Catholic Cemetery. her family, especially her grand- Visitation will be held from children, great-grandchildren and 4-7 p.m. Thursday, at the great-great-grandchildren. Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel Vioka was preceded in death in Kimball, and one hour prior to by her parents; husband Wally; the service at the church Friday. daughter Darlene,, Loch; grand- A prayer service will be held at son Dennis Buck Loch; dough- 4 p.m. Thursday. ter-in-law Wendy Loch; broth- Vioka Ida Loch was born ersMarvin, Otman, Ambroseand great-great-grandchildren Blake, April 18, 1925, to Alois and Mary Alois Bowatz; and sisters Rose Brody, Aubree, Liam, and Mid; (Kalkbrenner) Bowatz in Kingston Logeais, Lorraine Schmidt, and sister Josephine Bachinski; and Township, Meeker County. She Violet Elliot. numerous nieces, nephews, other was raised in Kingston Township She is survived by her chil- family members and friends. and graduatedfromhighschoolin dren Dennis (and Renee) Loch Troy, Aaron and Eric Hesse, Kimball. On Feb. 16, 1945, she was of South Haven and Melody Bill and Brady Brower, lake Ergen, united in marriage to Waldemar (and Randy Stauffer) Brower of Billy Tadych, and Tyler Kaskinen "Wally" Loch in Davenport, Iowa. During World War II, Vioka worked at an arsenal plant in Rock Island, Ill. Vioka and Wally moved to the Minneapolis area where she continued working at an arse- nal plant in New Brighton, as well as for Minnetonka Moccasin. In 1973, Vioka and Wally moved to their home in South Haven. During this time, Vioka worked for Madden Nursing Home in South Haven in addition to St. Benedict's Kimball; grandchildren Sheila, Bill, Brady, Sara, Scott, Steve, Shelley, Leah, Brandi, Stephanie, Stacey, Adam, Troy, Aaron, Eric, and Karl; great-grandchildren lake, Heather, Brooke, Lauren, All, Chelsey, Greta, Veronica, Jesse, James, Jenna, Bailey, Sheena, Brittany, Jessica, Trevor, Sierra, Billy, Emily, Charlie, Katelyn, Tyler, Aubrey, Christopher, Peter, Wendy, Henry, Lily, Carson, Chloe, Lily, Madison, and Justice; will serve as pallbearers. Jenna and Bailey Loch, Sheena Stuve, Brittany Frank, Jessica Gordon, Sierra Marquette, Emily Tadych, and Katelyn Kaskinen will serve as honorary pallbearers. St. Anne's Choi~witl provide music for the service. Arrangements are entrusted to Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services of Kimball. NOW OPEN! Connected to Heritage I- of Kim-bafl Heritage House of Kimball