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Terry Bryce Siegersma passed peacefully at home on October 19th after a long battle with Inclusion Body Myositis, and related complications.

Terry was born on October 26, 1952, in Grand Forks, North Dakota.  He was the oldest of three children.  Terry married Jeanne (Anderson) in June of 1974 and they welcomed two daughters, Andrea and Kathryn.

The majority of his professional life he spent as an engineering designer and a system administrator for computer hardware. His career took him to multiple states before settling in Minnesota in 1980.

Terry was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing and golfing.  He was also a car and motorcycle enthusiast with a passion for power.  In his retirement years, he researched and wrote multiple extensive family histories.  He also enjoyed spending time with his sister-in-law, Carol Anderson, in the pursuit of the perfect bourbon.

Terry was survived by and was the loving husband of Jeanne (Anderson).  Devoted father to Andrea Kuechle (Colin), and Kathryn Simon (Robert). The proud grandfather of Parker See (Ariel), Lily, Thayer and Bryson.  Eldest brother of Valerie Nash and Scott (Jen).  Further survived by nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarize (Shelquist) and Marvin, father-in-law Lester Anderson and mother-in-law Borgel, and brothers-in-law Richard Anderson and David Goretta.

Memorial service for Terry Siegersma will be held on Tuesday, October 26th at 2:00 PM at Chilson Funeral Home, Winsted, MN.  Pastor Dave Hormann will officiate.

A visitation will take place Tuesday, October 26th beginning at 1:00 PM at Chilson Funeral Home, Winsted.

Chilson Funeral Home, Winsted, MN assisted the family with funeral arrangements.

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Manuel “Gato” Sanchez, age 80, of Minneapolis, Minnesota journeyed to the Spirit World on Sunday, October 3, 2021 at his residence.  He was born on July 6th, 1941 in Durango, Mexico.  He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.  Manuel liked to listen to music, dance and spend time at the park.

Survived by his son and step-children: Joel Sanchez, Justin Two-Bears, Jerrel Cadotte and Arden Santana all of Minneapolis, Minnesota and 4 grandchildren:  Angelina Sanchez, Audrianna Sanchez, Emiliano Sanchez and Adrian Thompson.

An all-night wake will be held on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at the Church of Gichitwaa Kateri in Minneapolis, Minnesota beginning at 6:00 P.M. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 12:00 P.M. (Noon) at the Church of Gichitwaa Kateri in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The officiate will be Joseph Besten.

Honorary Casket Bearers will be: Angelina Sanchez, Audrianna Sanchez, Emiliano Sanchez, and Adrian Thompson

Casket Bearers will be Joel Sanchez, Justin Two-Bears, Jerrel Cadotte, Jerrel Mountain and Luis Olvera.

The Chilson Funeral Home assisted the family with funeral arrangements.

On-line condolences can be directed to www.chilsonfuneralhome.com

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June 21, 1943 – October 19, 2021

Ellen Jean Weibel, age 78, of Winsted passed away on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at United Hospital in St. Paul.

She was born on June 21, 1943 in Rhinelander, Wisconsin the daughter of Clinton & Phyllis (Hurlbutt) McKay.

Ellen was a former registered nurse who had worked at Methodist Hospital in Rochester, MN and Cook County Hospital in Chicago Illinois.

On January 3, 1983, Ellen and Glen L. Weibel were joined in holy marriage in Cannon Falls. Where they lived for many years with their blended family before moving to Winsted.

She belonged to St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winsted.

Ellen enjoyed reading, crocheting, baking, cooking, arts/crafts, classical music and western movies. Most of all she loved her family and especially her grandchildren!

Survived by loving husband: Glen L. Weibel; children: Vicki (Mike) Dunlop, Kevin (Kari) Anderson, Gwen Werner and Meradee (Dane) Carlson; a daughter-in-law: Tara; fourteen grandchildren; six great grandchildren; brothers: Dave (Mary Jo) McKay and John (Sue) McKay; many other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by a step son Sean Weibel and by her parents.

A Memorial Service for Ellen Weibel will be held on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Winsted.  Pastor Dave Hormann will officiate.  Sheryl Menden will be the organist for the memorial service.

Private family inurnment Urland Cemetery in rural Cannon Falls.

A visitation will be held AT THE CHURCH Saturday, October 23rd from 9:00 A.M. until the time of service.

Memorials preferred to St. John’s youth program.

 

 

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Judith Margaret Day, age 76, journeyed to the spirit world on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at her residence in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was born on March 24, 1945 in Minneapolis, Minnesota the daughter of Sachio Tanighuchi and Lucille Marie Smith.  She went to college and earned a Associate’s Degree, she worked as a Medical Laboratory Manager for the Native American Community Clinic.  Judith was a member of the Leech Lake Tride.

Judy is survived by her son: Alberto Day: daughters: Wi Waste Wia Day-Lee, Raven Joy Day and Katherine Lucy Day Hansen; and four grandchildren.

A memorial service for Judith Day will be held on Thursday, October 14, 2021 from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Church of the Gichitwaa Kateri, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

The Chilson Funeral Home assisted the family with funeral arrangements. On-line condolences can be directed to www.chilsonfuneralhome.com

 

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Bernadette “Bernie” Libor, age 88, of Winsted died Saturday, October 9th at Cedar Crest Estates in Silver Lake, MN.

She was born on November 6, 1932 in Winsted, MN the daughter of Frank and Theodora “Dora” (Schermann) Stifter.

She was a lifelong member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted.  She attended Holy Trinity grade school and graduated from Holy Trinity High School.

Bernie Stifter and Lawrence P. Libor were married on September 29, 1951.  They celebrated 48 years of marriage until he passed away on December 17, 1999.

She enjoyed playing cards, gardening and canning.  She was an excellent baker!  Bernie was also a member of the Winsted Legion #407 Auxiliary.

Survived by her children Lawrence “Larry” Libor Jr., Catherine “Cathy” (Greg Huse); Barbara “Barb” Reed; & James “Jim” Libor; grandchildren and many great-grandchildren; sister Veronica Stifter; brothers and sisters-in-law Vincent (Cathy) Stifter; Leonard (Betty) Stifter; Felix (Joni) Stifter; brother-in-law Mike (Mary) Dongoski; other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by her parents Frank and Dora Stifter; parents-in-law Peter and Mary Libor; granddaughter Jennifer Kirking; siblings Frank (Alice) Stifter, Gilbert (Beverly) Stifter, Monica Stifter and Eugene Stifter; son-in-law Dave Reed; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Clem Pillatzke, Leo Pillatzki, Ed (Mabel) Libor, Marion (Bob) Murray, Genny (Leo) Annette, Elizabeth (Joe) Guenigsman, Art Libor, George (Jean) Libor, Gerald Libor, Steven (Joanie) Libor, Rose (Tom) Hudson, Delores (Stanley) Quast, Anna (Bruce) Hanson, Annette (Larry) Thielen, Peter Libor and Paul Libor.

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, October 30th at 11:00 AM at Holy Trinity Catholic Church.  Inurnment at Holy Trinity Cemetery.

Visitation will be held at the church one hour prior to services.

Chilson Funeral Home, Winsted, MN assisted the family with funeral arrangements.