Velma B. Lindemann, 95, Arlington
Velma B. Lindemann, age 95, of Arlington, passed away at the Arlington Good Samaritan Center on Saturday, Nov. 14.
Funeral services were held at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Arlington on Wednesday, Nov. 18. Rev. Bruce Hanneman officiated.
Visitation was held at the Kolden Funeral Home in Arlington from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17 and continued one hour prior to the services at the church on Wednesday, Nov. 18.
Interment was in St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery.
Velma was born to Otto and Emma (Kleist) Schultz on Feb. 5, 1920. She was baptized on Feb. 22, 1920, and confirmed on April 9, 1933, all at St. Pauls’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. Velma attended country school and later married Ervin R. Lindemann at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Arlington on Nov. 2, 1941. They farmed in Arlington Township for many years, retiring to Arlington in 1972. She helped on their farm, and later worked for Big Stone Canning and the Good Samaritan Home in the dietary department. Velma enjoyed gardening, baking, holidays with family and time spent with family and friends. She was a member of the Mission Club at St. Paul’s Church.
She is survived by her brother, Gilbert Schultz of Hutchinson; and a sister, Mabel Meyer of Arlington; and nieces, nephews and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ervin on Aug. 17, 1999; brothers, Clarence and Elmer; sisters, Elva Schultz and Delores Mackenthun; brothers-in-law, Marvin Meyer and Harold Mackenthun; and sisters-in-law, Gertrude Schultz and Dorothy Schultz.
Dulane J. Redfearn, 83, Green
Dulane Jane Redfearn, age 83, of Green Isle, passed away at the Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center in Arlington on Tuesday, Nov. 10.
Funeral services were held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Green Isle at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 16. Rev. Eric Rapp officiated the service.
Visitation was held at the church from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15 and continued one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday, Nov. 16.
Burial was at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery in Chaska.
Dulane was born to John and Clara (Stiewe) Litfin in Chaska on Oct. 9, 1932. She graduated as school valedictorian from the Chaska High School in 1950. She attended Minnesota School of Business and later worked for the Department of the Navy in Washington, D.C. during the Eisenhower Administration. She married Jack Redfearn in Chaska on May 23, 1953. She later worked for Caterpillar, Inc. in Peoria, Ill., and Blenda Life in Green Isle. She worked as an election judge in Green Isle, loved to garden, cook, can, sew and knit. She also enjoyed baseball and the Minnesota Twins, Gophers and Vikings. She loved spending time and visiting with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her son, Brad Redfearn of Green Isle, and daughter, Holly Haugo of Gilbert, Ariz.; grandchildren, Jack Redfearn of Streamwood, Ill; and Kelsi and Brady Haugo of Gilbert, Ariz.; and sister, Donna Litfin of Chaska.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Jack; parents; and son-in-law, Craig Haugo.