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Doris Henrietta Larson (nee DeRoy), age 90, was born to John and Allie DeRoy on Oct. 11, 1920, at their home in Baldwin, Wis. She died peacefully at home with family in Inver Grove Heights on Nov. 20, 2010.
Ralph LeRoy Brown, age 85, born Jan. 10, 1925, died Nov. 16, 2010, at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. Ralph would want to express his gratitude for the kindness, tenderness and love, given him by the hospital staff; also, to the staff at the Deerfield Gables in New Richmond for their wonderful care during the last few months of his life. Ralph was preceded in death by son, Jeffrey Scott Brown; his parents, Ralph and Dorothy Brown; and sister Mae Stalker.
Lavon Margaret Marie Keehr, age 83, died Tuesday evening, Nov. 16, 2010, at her home in Spring Valley, following a short battle with cancer. Lavon was born Nov. 28, 1926, the daughter of Palmer and Gladys (Thompson) Geving in Baldwin. She was baptized Dec. 25, 1926, at the home of her grandparents, Andrew and Mary Thompson. In 1934, the Gevings moved to Spring Valley and Lavon lived there the rest of her life. Lavon attended Spring Valley schools, graduating with the class of 1944. She attended UW-River Falls for 2 years and Minneapolis Business College for 1 year.
Leon Wayne Logterman, age 62, of River Falls, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010, at his home. Leon was born on Feb. 17, 1948, in Elkhorn, Wis., the son of Marion and Caroline (Risseeuw) Logterman. Leon grew up in Clinton, Wis., and graduated from Clinton High School in 1966. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in 1975, after serving his country in Vietnam 1969-1970. Leon and Trena Hartsook were married on Sept. 4, 1971 in Montfort, Wis. They moved their young family to River Falls in 1976.
Scott R. Petersen, dear father, son, brother, and friend, 44, of St. Paul. Dear father of Chrissy Lynn; son of Joanne and Tim; brother of Heather and Hiedi; former spouse of Theresa; nieces and nephews. Funeral at Maple Oaks Funeral Home, 2585 Stillwater Rd., at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19. Visitation Friday for one hour prior to service. Private family interment. Memorials preferred. Maple Oaks/Phalen Park Funeral Home, 651-738-2198.
Doreen H. White, age 64, of Hudson, died peacefully Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer at the Kinnic Long Term Care Center in River Falls. On June 7, 1969, she married Donald White. Doreen had a big heart for life and always put everyone else first before herself. Her passion was spending time with family, friends, laughing, shopping and enjoying life as "Nana".
John Anthony Turcheneske Sr., age 89, of River Falls, died Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010, at the Kinnic Long Term Care, River Falls. John was born on June 14, 1921, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of Adam and Rose (Schumacher) Turcheneske. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard during WWII and married Mary Driscoll on Jan. 10, 1943, at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church, Atlantic City, N.J. In 1955 he began employment with the Northwestern Bell Telephone Co. and remained with them until his retirement in 1983. Both John and Mary loved flower and vegetable gardening. He was an active member of St.
David Dean Knott was born on July 19, 1938, to Harry and Bess Knott. He lived in River Falls all his life and loved it. He graduated from River Falls High School and UW-RF, and spent two years in the National Guard in Ft. Lewis in Washington State. He worked in the family business, Melgard Monument Company, on and off through his growing up years and became a co-owner with his parents, which he, as of late, co-owned with his son, Korey.
Amy Jo Kulenkamp, 47, of Spring Valley, died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010, at Luther Hospital, Eau Claire. Amy was born March 15, 1963, the daughter of Kenneth and Elizabeth (DeGroot) Kriedeman at Menominee, Mich. She grew up at Crivitz, Wis., and graduated from Marinette High School in 1981. Graduated from UW-River Falls and received a Bachelor's degree in food service and animal nutrition in 1991. While in River Falls she worked at the Country Kitchen and the Amoco Station. On May 11, 1991, she married Elvin Kulenkamp at Crivitz. They have lived in Spring Lake Township since 1991.
Margaret "Ann" DesLauriers, age 78, of River Falls, Wis., died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010, at Woodwinds Hospital in Woodbury, Minn. Ann was born on Sept. 12, 1932, in St. Paul, Minn., the daughter of Dennis and Margaret (Brennen) Alberg. She was a graduate of St. Joseph's Academy. She married Leonard J. DesLauriers on Aug. 14, 1954. Together they farmed and raised six children. Ann and Leonard spent many years growing produce and selling it at the Farmers Markets in Richfield and St. Paul. She enjoyed socializing, gardening and reading. Ann was an active member of St.