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    JoAnne E. Olson,
    Age 85 of Hastings, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Monday afternoon, September 17, 2018, at Regina Senior Living in Hastings. JoAnne passed away following a long battle with Alzheimers disease in which she fought with dignity and grace.Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 21, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Hastings, with Father Michael Barsness officiating. Interment will be held at the parish cemetery following Mass.



    Patricia Ann Balster
    Age 77, of Hastings, passed away at home surrounded by her family on Sept. 14, 2018. She was born in Hastings on Sept. 9, 1941, A Mass of Christian Burial, officiated by Fr. Michael Barsness, will be held on Wed. (9/19) at 11:00 AM at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 2035 W. 15th St in Hastings. A visitation will take place 2 hours prior to the mass at church. Interment, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Cemetery.




    Joan T. Kieffer,
    Age 78, of Hastings, passed away on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at Regions Hospital in St. Paul.

    She was very involved with the Awana children's ministry and was a dedicated member of River of Life Church in Hastings for over 30 years.

    Joan is preceded in death by infant son, Jason, and infant granddaughter, Sarah.

    She is survived by her husband of 58 years, James "Jim" Kieffer; children, Jeff (Bobbi), Dennis (Amy), David (Laurie), Gene (Lisa), Linda (Gary) Becker, Janel Kieffer and Jill (John) Tourville; 16 grandchildren, 1 great granddaughter; sisters, Rose Siebenaler, Mary Ellen Billmeyer; and many other relatives and friends.

    A memorial service will be held 1:30 p.m. Sunday, September 16, 2018 at River of Life Church, 800 Vermillion Street, Hastings.

    A Visitation will be held at the church from 12:30-1:30 p.m. on Sunday.

    Arrangements are being completed by Caturia, Smidt & Starkson Funeral Home & Crematory of Hastings.
       



    Laverne "Bud" Becker,
    Age 90 of rural Hastings, died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Friday afternoon, September 7, 2018.

    Laverne, the son of Nicholas and Justine (Brochman) Becker, was born on October 18, 1927, at the family farm. Following his education from Hastings High School, Bud was in the United States Army and served in Korea during the Korean War. Following his honorable discharge as a decorated Vet, Bud was united in marriage to Dorothy Leifeld on June 20, 1953, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Vermillion; they recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary in June. Bud was a farmer and longtime truck driver for Hastings Ready Mix. While driving cement truck, Bud would often times get requested for delivering to many constructions sites throughout Hastings. Bud was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post 47 and the Hastings VFW Lyle Russell Post 1210 and a past Grand Knight for the Knights of Columbus 1600, all in Hastings.

    He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Clarence Becker and Marjorie Kieffer; son, Larry Becker; and by his daughter-in-law, Mary Becker.

    Bud is survived by his loving wife, Dorothy; children, Ron Becker, Shirley Becker, Ed Becker, Nick Becker, Kathy (Robert) Furlong and Joe (Sue) Becker; fourteen grandchildren and many great grandchildren; and by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, September 13, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Hastings, with Father David Hennen officiating. Interment with Military Honors provided by the VFW Lyle Russell Post 1210 will follow at the parish cemetery.

    Family and friends are cordially invited to a visitation from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at Caturia, Smidt & Starkson Funeral Home & Crematory of Hastings, and also for one hour prior to Mass at church on Thursday morning.

    Bud's family would like to extend a special thank you to Father Martin Siebenaler, Pat Niedzielski, and Dr. Leslie Atwood for the love and care they provided to Bud over the years.

    Arrangements are being completed by Caturia, Smidt & Starkson Funeral Home & Crematory of Hastings.




    Rainer "Spud" Kimmes,
    Age 91 of Marshan Township, died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Friday evening, September 7, 2018. Spud lived and worked his entire life on the family farm.

    Rainer Alexander, the son of Mathias and Anna (Rech) Kimmes, was born on December 30, 1926. Spud attended parochial school through eighth grade, and was later drafted into the United States Army at the end of WWII. Spud was united in marriage to Rita Doffing on August 24, 1957, and they were blessed with forty-five years of marriage and a wonderful family. Spud was a farmer at heart, and loved driving the countryside even up to his final days. He also enjoyed spending time with family on the pontoon, fishing, hunting, and snowmobiling.

    He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Rita on September 29, 2002; sisters, Marcelline, Theresa and Elizabeth Kimmes; brothers, Arthur, Ernest, Leander, Herbert, Alois, and John Kimmes; great grandchild, Chandler Selby.

    Spud is survived by his children, Brenda Kimmes, Denise (Jerry) Kranz, Ann (Paul) Myers, Lori (Mark) Stoffel, Rodney (Lori) Kimmes, Bryce (Donna) Kimmes, and Sue (Jon) Meyer; grandchildren, Jaci (Ryan) Hansey, Alex (Holly) Kranz, Brian Stoffel, Andy (Amanda) Myers, Jason Stoffel, Amy (Matt) Selby, Megan Myers, Cassidy Meyer, Brooke Kimmes, Emily Meyer, William Meyer, Kalli Kimmes, Rylee Kimmes, and Bree Kimmes; great grandchildren, Troy and Leah Hansey, Isla and Casey Kranz, and Tallulah Selby; sister, Margaret (Dick) Matsch; sisters-in-law, Marilyn Rother and Louise Kimmes; and by many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be held 12 Noon Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in New Trier, with Father Michael Tix officiating. Spud will be laid to rest next to Rita at the parish cemetery.

    Family and friends are cordially invited to a visitation from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday evening at Caturia, Smidt & Starkson Funeral Home & Crematory of Hastings, and also from 10:30 a.m. to Noon at church on Tuesday morning.

    In lieu of flowers, Spud's family requests memorials be directed to the St. Mary's Catholic Church Building Improvement Fund in his memory.

    Spud's family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff from Morning Glory Home Care and to Mayo Hospice for the love and care they provided.

    Arrangements are being completed by Caturia, Smidt & Starkson Funeral Home & Crematory of Hastings.
       


    William R. Marek,
    Age 67, passed away at the VA Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN on Tuesday, September 4, 2018.

    Memorial Service for William will be at 3:30 p.m., Monday, September 10, 2018 at St.Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Prescott, WI. Visitation will be from 12:00-3:30 at the Church on the same day prior to the service. Burial will be in Pine Glen Cemetery,

    Memorials are preferred to the American Legion-Castello-Madsen Post #61 of Prescott

    The O'Connell-Benedict Family Funeral Home of Prescott is in charge of the arrangements.
       



    Raymond "Ray" Bleichner,
    Age 75 of Hastings, died peacefully following a brief illness on Friday, September 7, 2018, at United Hospital in St. Paul.



    Joan T. Kieffer,
    Age 78, of Hastings, passed away on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. She was She was very involved with the Awana children's ministry and was a dedicated member of River of Life Church in Hastings for over 30 years. A memorial service is pending at River of Life Church in Hastings.



    Elaine F. Zuzek,
    age 81 of Hastings, died peacefully following a sudden illness on Friday morning, September 7, 2018, at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. She was blessed by being surrounded by her loving family.

    Elaine Frances, the daughter of Carl and Alice (Johnson) Gustafson, was born on June 21, 1937, in Hastings. Following her graduation from Hastings High School, Elaine continued her education at Gustavus and Bethesda Nursing School where she obtained a Registered Nurse degree. On October 11, 1958, Elaine was united in marriage to Gerald "Jerry" Zuzek, and they were blessed with seven children, and thirty-nine years of marriage prior to his sudden passing on November 8, 1997.

    Elaine was a life-long caregiver and nurse to all; she simply loved caring for everyone. She worked at Regina Hospital, the Minnesota State Hospital, and spent the rest of her career caring for those with chemical dependencies. Elaine ended her professional career in 1995 due to vision loss caused by macular degeneration.

    Although legally blind, Elaine never sat still. Her love for the community inspired her to support everyone's rights through her service and leadership. She was a founding member of Youth First, the Senior Center Representative for the Joint Powers coalition, a dedicated ambassador of the Hastings High School Alumni Association, a longtime member of the Rivertown Lions Club, and of course, was the neighborhood doctor too. Elaine was acknowledged for her commitment to Hastings, and was an honored recipient of the Volunteer of the Year Award from the Hastings Area Chamber of Commerce.

    She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Evonne Davies; and by her husband Jerry.

    Elaine is survived by her loving children, Dennis (Shelly) Zuzek, Sheri (Randy) Fox, Robert (Melissa) Zuzek, John (Judith) Zuzek, Mark (Janet) Zuzek, Patty Zuzek (David Pope), and Scott (Rebecca) Zuzek; grandchildren, Libby (Joshua) Zuzek, Will Zuzek, Nick (Amy) Fox, Jen Fox, Annie Fox, Hannah Zuzek, Molly Zuzek, Joe Zuzek, Jake Zuzek, Katie Zuzek, Abby (Joe) Budin, Alex Zuzek, Alicia (Ryan) Franke, Steph Ryman, Peyton Zuzek, and Piper Zuzek; four step grandchildren and their families; two great grandchildren, Zoey Fox and Raelynn Ryman; longtime friend for over fifty years, Jackie Kane; and by many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

    Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 10, 2018, at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church in Hastings, with Reverend Lloyd Menke officiating. Immediately following, all are invited to a reception at church. Elaine will be laid to rest next to Jerry at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Cemetery.

    Family and friends are cordially invited to a visitation from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at church on Monday morning.    

    In place of flowers, Elaine's family requests memorials to Hastings Public School Foundation, Hastings Family Service, or to the donor's choice in her honor.


    Lucille "Lucy" Lenards,
    Age 72 of Hastings, died peacefully at her home on Friday, August 31, 2018, following an extended illness.

    Lucille Marie, the daughter of Oscar and Agnes (Hegg) Peterson, was born on September 11, 1945, in Watertown, South Dakota. On May 25, 1968, Lucy married Thomas "Tom" Lenards in Watertown, and they were blessed with three children and fifty years of marriage. Lucy retired after more than twenty years in the grocery industry, seventeen of which were as a cashier at County Market in Hastings. Lucy always had a smile on her face, and wasn't afraid to share her warmth and humor with those around her. She genuinely loved people and had a strong desire to get to know them on a personal basis. Lucy valued holiday traditions and made sure to pass them down to her children and grandchildren to continue the many cherished family gatherings. Lucy also enjoyed playing various games, crosswords, and solitaire.   

    Lucille was preceded in death by her parents.

    She is survived by her loving husband Tom; children, Lisa (Wally) Boerum of White Bear Lake, Lynette (Michael) Grondahl of Dunedin, Florida, and Lori Lenards of St. Paul; eight grandchildren, and four great grandchildren; siblings, Arvid (Kay) Peterson and Harold (Barbara) Peterson; and by many other relatives and friends.

    Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, September 6, 2018, at St. Philip's Lutheran Church in Hastings, with Reverend Greg Geier officiating. Immediately following the service, friends and family are invited to a reception at church.

    Interment will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday afternoon at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis.

    Family and friends are cordially invited to a visitation from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at Caturia, Smidt & Starkson Funeral Home & Crematory of Hastings, and for one hour prior to the service at church on Thursday morning.

    Arrangements are being completed by Caturia, Smidt & Starkson Funeral Home & Crematory of Hastings.
       


    Judith "Judy" Snobeck,
    Age 76, of Hastings, passed away at home on August 28, 2018, her birthday. Her best birthday gift was seeing the love of her life, Lee in heaven. She was born on Aug. 28, 1942, in Minneapolis to Michael and Bernadine Chupka. She married Lee Snobeck on Dec. 28, 1963, in Minneapolis. She loved being at the cabin and spending time with friends for coffee and card club. She was very grateful for her caring neighbors and wonderful friends. She enjoyed her time with family, especially her grandkids, and their trip to Disney. A special Thank You to Steven and Liz Snobeck and family for their loving support.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Lee; parents; sister, Lynn Yurecko; grandchildren, Sarah and Michael.

    Judy is survived by her children, Michelle (Pete) Zak, and Mitchell (Jennifer) Snobeck; grandchildren, Joseph, Levi, Colby, and Bradyn Zak; and Kiley and Tyler Snobeck; other relatives and many friends.

    A memorial service will be held on Friday (8/31), at 2:00 PM at the Resurrection United Methodist Church, 615 W. 15th St., Hastings. A gathering will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment, Lakeside Cemetery.


    To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Judith "Judy" Snobeck please visit our Sympathy Store.

    Wise Family Funeral & Cremation Services is serving the family.
       



    Michael "Mike" Polk,
    After a valiant 6 year battle with metastatic colorectal cancer, Mike, age 65, of Lakeville (formerly Hastings), MN and Naples, FL passed away at home peacefully on August 28th, 2018 surrounded by his loving family.

    Mike was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Lester Polk and Patricia Marie Polk (Johnson); father-in-law, John David (Jack) Little. He is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Kathy; loving children, Jesse Polk (Sarah), Lauren Tix (Bill), Rachel Parker (Dustin); devoted sister, Lisa Ann Fry (Natt); 7 grandchildren, Brantley, Grayson, Kasen, Tori, Jarrett, Jaylah, and Baby Parker due in Nov 2018; niece and many nephews.

    Mike married the love of his life, Kathy, on May 12th, 1984. Mike and Kathy had a relationship that represented unconditional love that didn't go unnoticed. They shared many memories together that will forever be in our hearts.

    Mike attended Drake University (Des Moines, IA) on a full football scholarship, graduating with a B.S. in Business Administration with Highest Distinction. He attended William Mitchell College of Law, graduating in January 1979 with a J.D. Cum Laude.

    Upon graduation from William Mitchell College he became an attorney practicing personal injury law at the law firm of Sieben, Polk, P.A., consisting of 12 lawyers, located in Hastings, MN. He specialized in civil litigation representing plaintiffs in personal liability, wrongful death and mass tort/complex litigation cases.

    Mike was involved in the Dakota County and Minnesota State Bar Associations. He was a board member of the Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association and a past board member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Mike was involved in the Academy of Certified Trial Lawyers of Minnesota and was a member of the National College of Trial Advocacy. In November, 1986 he was certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a civil trial specialist.

    Mike has been selected annually since 2000 as a Leading Minnesota Attorney. He was designated as a "Super Lawyer" according to the publication entitled "Minnesota Law and Politics" in 2000 and thereafter, including several times being designated as one of the top 40 "Super Lawyers." He was named as one of the "best lawyers in America" by the Martindale Hubbell publication. He was also an adjunct professor of law at William Mitchell College of Law.

    Mike was a board member of the Hastings Country Club, including serving as president in 1992. He was the chairman of the Hastings Civic Arena campaign to raise funds to build an additional ice arena in Hastings. He served on the Hastings area YMCA leadership campaign committee responsible for soliciting major donor pledges to build the YMCA building in Hastings.

    Participation in school athletics was one of the most joyous times of Mike's life, helping build lasting friendships and helping him understand the importance of hard work, competitiveness and coordinated teamwork. He was the 1970-1971 recipient of Dave Knudson Memorial Award for Outstanding Athlete (shared with Steve Madson) and was also named to WCCO's All-State Basketball Team, January 7, 1971. Mike was also inducted into the Northfield High School Hall Of Fame on May 20th, 2007 for his outstanding athletics abilities in multiple sports.

    Visitation will be held from 4-8pm on Tuesday, September 4th at Trinity Evangelical Free Church, 10658 210th St W, Lakeville, MN 55044 and also one hour prior to the Celebration of Life to be held at 11am on Wednesday, September 5th, also at Trinity Evangelical Free Church.

    In lieu of flowers, memorial donations will be made by the family in Mike's name to Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation; St. Jude's Children's Hospital; Hastings Family Service; and Trinity Evangelical Free Church of Lakeville.

    The Wise Family Funeral & Cremation Services is serving the family.

       



    Inge E. Forsmark,
    Age 74, of Hastings, passed away August 28, 2018, at United Hospital in St. Paul. A Mass of Christian Burial, officiated by Fr. Jim Perkl, will be held on Tuesday (9/4) at 11:00 AM at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 2035 W. 15th St. in Hastings. A gathering will be held one hour prior to mass at church.



    Sharlene Geraghty
    Of Hastings was reunited with her best friend and husband, Roger, on August 26, 2018. Two words best describe her: Courage and Light. She courageously lived with and fought 2 types of cancer, one for over 21 years. A Visitation will be held on Wed. (8/29) from 4 to 7 PM at a localFuneral Home, and again on Thurs. (8/30) from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at St Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 2035 W. 15th St., in Hastings. The Mass of Christian burial will be held at St Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church on Thurs. (8/30) at 10:30 a.m. Interment, Fort Snelling National Cemetery.


    Day E. "Ed" Samuelson,
    Age 76 of Hastings, passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018, in Rochester following a short illness. Funeral Service will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Hastings, with Father Michael Barsness and Pastor Lloyd Menke officiating. Interment will be at the parish cemetery.



    Raymond B. "Ray" Nicolai Sr.,
    Age 97 of Hampton, died peacefully on Sunday morning, August 26, 2018, at Regina Senior Living in Hastings, just two days short of his 98th birthday. Ray was blessed by having constant support from his many family members and friends.

    Raymond B. Sr., the son of John and Appolonia (Haan) Nicolai, was born on August 28, 1920, in Hampton. Following his education, Ray began his life-long career in farming, and remained in Hampton until his move to Hastings in 2016. On June 6, 1944, Ray was united in marriage to Marianne Niebur at St. Mathias Catholic Church in Hampton. They were blessed with seven children, 25 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren, and seventy years of marriage prior to her passing on April 28, 2014.

    Outside of raising his family and farming, Ray enjoyed being actively involved in many organizations that helped support the health and growth of his community. Some of the involvements include: being a life-long member of St. Mathias Catholic Church, FESBA Development Group that brought many homes to Hampton, being a member of Catholic Aide, Minnesota Pork Producers, longtime President of MN Duroc Breeders Association, one of the founding members of the Hampton Boosters, Dakota County 4-H, secretary and agent for Dakota County Mutual and Dakota/Stanton Mutual Insurance, and was a longtime Board member of Dakota Electric Association. In 1997, Ray was inducted into the Minnesota Livestock Hall of Fame because of his involvement with the Minnesota Pork Producers Association.

    He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marianne; siblings, Herbert, Harry, John C., Mark, and Agatha; and by his granddaughter, Ann Marie Nicolai.

    Ray is survived by his children, Leo (Joyce) Nicolai, Judie (Mike) O'Gara, Jerry (Peggy) Nicolai, Ray Nicolai Jr., Randy (Teri) Nicolai, John (Lynn) Nicolai, and Julie (Mark) Peine; twenty-five grandchildren, Lori Nicolai, Lisa (Jason) Swanson, Mary Nicolai, Luke (Dana) Nicolai, Andy (Courtney)Nicolai, Tony Nicolai, Mick OGara, Tara (Chris) Riba, Tom (Marie)O'Gara, Anne O'Gara (friend, Kevin Lewsader), Racquel (Dean) Smith, Erica (Cameron) Berg, Gina (Bryce) Otte; Caryn (Dave) Riley, Brian (Sandy) Nicolai, Josh (Ashlee) Nicolai, Kent (Holly) Nicolai, Jennifer (Derrick) Taylor, Matthew Nicolai, Nicole (Nathan) Berg, Brittany Nicolai (friend, Callin Mullaney), Jason (Megan) Brecount, Nicole (Robert) Talmich, Jena (Mike) Bjertness, and Amanda Peine; 33 great grandchildren plus one more due in September; siblings, Stella "Dixie" Niebur and Daniel (LaVonne) Nicolai; brother and sisters-in-law, Alvera Niebur, Bernice Endres, and Louis Momchilovich; and by many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 1, 2018, at St. Mathias Catholic Church in Hampton, with Father Michael Tix officiating. Following the Mass, Ray will be laid to rest next to his wife Marianne at the parish cemetery. Immediately following, all are invited to a reception in the church basement.

    Family and friends are cordially invited to a visitation from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday evening at Caturia, Smidt & Starkson Funeral Home & Crematory of Hastings, and also from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning at church.

    In place of flowers, Ray's family kindly asks memorials be directed to St. Mathias Catholic Church in his honor.

    Arrangements are being completed by Caturia, Smidt & Starkson Funeral Home & Crematory of Hastings.

       


    William J. "Bill" McCarthy,
    Age 56, of Hastings, MN, passed away from cancer, at home surrounded by his family on August 22, 2018. Bill lived a simple yet busy life. He loved fishing, motorcycle rides, and being with his children and grandchildren. He was an Auto Mechanic for over 30 years and really enjoyed doing projects to keep busy. A memorial gathering will be held on Monday (8/27) from 4:00 - 7:00 PM at Wise Family Funeral Home,in Hastings.


    Margaret Ann (Murphy, Gegen) Thiel,
    Age 82, of Hastings, passed away peacefully on August 14, 2018 surrounded by love and care. A funeral service will be held on Friday (8/24) at 9:30 a.m. at the Regina Memorial Chapel, 1175 Nininger Road, Hastings. A celebration reception will follow in the River Room. All are welcome. Memorials preferred to Regina Memory Care Activities (Dawn Trombley is the Activities Director).


    Daniel B. Passe Sr.,
    Age 82, of Hampton, passed away August 15, 2018, at United Hospital in St. Paul. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at a local funeral home. Interment, Lakeside Cemetery in Hastings. Memorials preferred to MN Adult and Teen Challenge.


    Irma M. (Marschall) Bogdan,
    Age 90, of Hastings, formerly of Illinois, died Sunday evening, August 12, 2018 at Regina Assisted Living in Hastings, MN.

    Irma M. Marschall, was born January 14, 1928 in St. Paul, MN to Joseph P. and Frances C. (Kasel) Marschall. Irma was a graduate of Good Counsel High School and St. Louis University. She was married to Robert F. Bogdan, October 7, 1972 at St. Constance Catholic Church in Chicago, IL. She and Robert enjoyed ballroom dancing and roller skating together. Irma was a Physical Therapist for many years. She was an active volunteer at Regina, which became her home in 2011 after Robert passed away. In her earlier years, Irma enjoyed being a mentor to younger Physical Therapists.

    Irma is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Robert, a sister Mary Ann Karnick, brothers Joseph A. and George F. Marschall.

    Irma is survived by her sisters Madonna Mary (Clifford) Larsen, Monica Passero and Frances J. (Alan) Rawlings; a sister-in-law Anna Mae Marschall, and by several nieces and nephews.

    The Funeral Mass, officiated by Fr. Martin Siebenaler, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, August 20, 2018 at Regina Chapel, 1175 Nininger Rd., Hastings. A visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service. Interment will be at St. Adalbert Catholic Cemetery in Niles, IL.

    In lieu of flowers, Irma's family kindly requests memorials be designated to the Tabitha Memory Care Unit at Regina in Hastings.

    Arrangements are being completed by Caturia, Smidt & Starkson Funeral Home & Crematory of Hastings.
       

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