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Gertrude A. Boursaw age 83, passed away March 29th, 2020 at the Traverse Care Center in Wheaton, Minnesota. Services are pending for Gertrude with the Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, Minnesota.

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July 16, 1938 – April 4, 2020

Louise Rosalie Artmann, age 81 of New Germany passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2020 at her son’s home in Young America surrounded by her family.

She was born on July 16, 1938 in Glencoe, the daughter of Paul & Louise (Penas) Popelka. Louise was baptized as an infant at St. George Catholic Church in Glencoe, MN.

On June 21, 1958, Louise Popelka and Gilbert Artmann were joined in holy marriage at St. George Catholic Church. God blessed their marriage with three sons: Kurt, Kevin and Keith.

Louise was formerly employed for forty-five years at Poly Foam Inc in Lester Prairie.

She was a faithful member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted and often picked up close friends for Saturday night Mass.

Louise enjoyed going to the casino with friends, horse races at Canterbury, yearly Laughlin trips with friends, watching and betting on Vikings games, reading and yard work. After retirement, some of her days were filled with watching two of her great grandchildren: Bentley and Ella. Louise was the most selfless soul, she never complained, had a big heart and a great sense of humor. Louise cherished the time spent with her family; especially her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Louise was loved by many.

Survived by sons: Kevin Artmann of New Germany and Keith (Heidi) Artmann of Young America; grandchildren: Ashley (Ryan) Maass, Josh (Leah) Artmann, Andrew Artmann; great grandchildren: Brody, Bentley and Ella; Lane, Davis and Miles; a sister: Dorothy Hanson of Mound; and many other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by her husband: Gilbert H. Artmann, her son Kurt Artmann, her parents, siblings: Jerome and Paul Popelka, Elaine Frauendienst and Rachel Evans.

A Mass of Christian burial for Louise Artmann will be held at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted at a later date. Father Tony Stubeda will be the Celebrant.  Alice Nowak will be the organist for the Mass. Carrie & Paul Fedor family will provide special music.

Interment Holy Trinity Cemetery.

Casket Bearers will be Josh and Leah Artmann, Ryan and Ashley Maass, David Popelka and Russell Hanson.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted is serving the family.   Online condolences may be made to www.chilsonfuneralhome.com

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Adele Cathryn (Lavato) Davis, age 72, of Flandreau South Dakota journeyed to the spirit world on Wednesday March 18, 2020.  She was born on March 29, 1947 on the Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota the daughter of Evelyn Grass Galvan.  Adele attended Holy Rosary Boarding school in Pine Ridge before attending Oglala High School.

After graduation, she moved to Nebraska where she had her oldest son Andres followed by her son Joseph in Illinois of 1969. Aaron, was born in Georgia in 1974 with the first of her daughter’s, Kathryn, born in New Mexico in 1980. Rosalie, her last daughter was born in Nebraska in 1983.

Adele enjoyed her children and grandchildren, any activity that involved family and the children, she enjoyed the most. While living in Japan, she began to pick up hobbies such as ceramics along with macramé, cooking and collecting foreign furniture. In Omaha she enjoyed an occasional dance with friends and family. It wasn’t until 1980, her move from Clovis, NM to Omaha, NE she began her journey as a single mother with a family of 5. She worked tirelessly, a full-time job, one part-time job and attending school during the evenings. Adele was short of her Bachelor’s Degree in Business by 6 credits and always preached the benefits of an education to her children and grandchildren.

Adele is survived by her children: Andres Davis, Flandreau, South Dakota; Joseph Davis, San Diego, California; Aaron Davis, Puyallup, Washington; Katie Estrada, Flandreau, South Dakota; Rosalie Nelson, Flandreau, South Dakota; 17 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

All night wakes will be held Saturday, March 21 and Sunday, March 22 beginning at 6 PM each night at Eastman Hall, Flandreau, SD.

Funeral service will be held Monday, March 23, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Eastman Hall, Flandreau, SD.  Ken James will officiate.  Drum Group is the Wakpa’ Ipaksan Singers.

Casket bearers are Matthew Davis, Thomas Perez, Sean Miller, Mike Polmateer, Delson Long, Jaime Long and Wiwokiya King.

The Chilson Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.  On-line condolences can be made at www.chilsonfuneralhome.com