2017 Memorials

Lawrence Ainsworth by Dorothy Ainsworth, Royal Oak, MI; Paul Allen by Jane Allen, Brenham, TX; Irene Armbrecht by Joseph Armbrecht , Marshalltown, IA; Irene Armbrecht and Nyle Hartwig, Orville Edler, Esther Eller, Roscoe Milleson by Hugo Armbrecht , Colo, IA; Deanna Conkling, Pat Ensenbach, Judy's mother, Pastor Dave's mom, and Robert Auch by Doug and Lynette Auch , Lesterville, SD; Pastor Arthur Dueker by Patricia Baker , Rochester, NY; Mrs. Jean Garton by Doris Bauer-Martin, Wauwatosa, WI; Eugene and Dennis Bauman by Gloria Bauman, Noblesville, IN; W. Gene Collins by Robert Becker , Decatur, IN; Bob Taus by Louise Beckman , Brookings, SD; Baby Booth-Great Grandchild by Frances Beer , De Witt, IA; departed loved ones by Ruth Benson , Irma, WI; Trudy Metzger, Alice Rogner, Doris Dorn, Phyllis Jean Schumacher, Catherine E Bluege, Herbert Handt, Edward Pierce, Sigurd Rognstad, George Manning by Allan Benson , Rockford, IL; Ortwin Kuenzel by Todd Bentz , Hamburg, MN; Irene Armbrecht, Nyle Hartwig, Arianna Surber, Larry Westphal, Daisy Irene Beck, Orville Edler, Helen Norman, LaVerne German, Lanny German, and Katherine Horeth by Gilbert Berrey , Albion, IA; Jocelyn Chavez by Bethany Lutheran Church - Nalc , Laurens, IA; Frederick Cady by Walter & Saundra Biermann , Wisner, NE; Stevie Herndon by Charles W & June Blanco , Seward, NE; LeMoyne Waak by Richard A. & Marajean A. Block , Lambertville, MI; Irwin Meyer by Skip Blodnick , Spokane, WA; Frieda Laucher by Deb Bluemer , Mesa, AZ; Mrs. Adelma Mellecke by Mark and Ruth Boche , St. Francis, WI; their parents by Richard Boehning , Centralia, IL; Margaret Mesmer by Scott F Bohnenkamp USN (Ret) , Keller, TX; Gabriel Brandon Erickson by Laurie Born , Janesville, MN; Margaret Miller by Richard Brackett , McClusky, ND; Rev. and Mrs. Delbert Gremmels by John Bruner , Grand Junction, CO; Donald G. Rau by Eldon & Ann Brustuen , Minneapolis, MN; Rev. Arthur C. Dueker by Brian & Annette Bundschuh , Rochester, NY; Fred and Doris Klopfer by Stephen & Jann Bunyard , Galena, OH; Jan Bushman by Marc Bushman , Elmhurst, IL; Rev. Fred Reinke by Alan & Jeanette Carlson , Willmar, MN; first grandchild by Lester Chapman , Grand Haven, MI; George Howard by Arlene Chapman , Citrus Heights, CA; Boris by Will Charlton , Bethel Park, PA; Jocelyn Chavez by Mark Chavez , Landisville, PA; Michelle Christensen by Sam Christensen , Dubois, WY; Juanita Meschke by James Clark , Saint Louis, MO; Gertrude Clausen by Melvin Clausen , Boise, ID; Marjorie MacDougall by Willard and Marie Coe , Scottsdale, AZ; Isaac Kristian Berntson by Jonathan Conner , Manning, IA; Erma Hoffman by Karen Craig , Fennimore, WI; Rev. Gilbert M. Croll by Dorothy Croll , Baltimore, MD; Lucy De Mattie by Jeffrey Davis , Charlotte, NC; Louise DeGeest and Theresa Wentworth, and John Betts by Donald DeGeest , Motley, MN; Phil Dirksen by Shelly Dirksen , Plymouth, IA; Dr. Jean Garton by Paul & Carolyn Dittmar , Hilton Head, SC; Margaret Mesmer by Scott & Shari Dix , Colorado Springs, CO; Vera Knuth by Bruce & Beth Dockendorf , Inver Grove Heights, MN; Jean Garton by Arthur Doring , Stanhope, NJ; Dr. Jean Garton by Dorothy Duchow , Oconomowoc, WI; Walter and Dorothy Stefanski, Elgin Strobel by Ronald Duchrow , Antigo, WI; Dr. Jean Garton by Jerry & Phyllis Dunger , White Hall, AR; Raymond Koenig by Sharon Dunsmore , Waterford, MI; Our Fathers, Apollo and Role by Ingo Dutzmann , Harpswell, ME; Rev. Fred Reinke by Brigitte Dzimitrowicz , Niceville, FL; Diana Mortenson by Lawrence Eatherton , Fenton, MO; Virginia and Emil Eggert by Eggert Memorial Trust , Denver, Co; George Howard by Barbara Ellis , Fair Oaks, CA; Rosemary Mattson by Janet Erickson , Annandale, MN; Lily E. Thorsen by Faith Evans , Hughesville, MD; Dr. Jean Garton and all fellow Servants by Edward Fehskens , Buffalo, NY; Vivian Vogel by Peggy Fett , Johnston, IA; Jonathan Schilling by Alfred (Fred) Fix , Huntington Beach, CA; Virgil Engel, and Joan Hope Viehweg by Virginia Flo , Eagan, MN; Dr. Jean Garton by Fort Wayne Area LFL #141 , Fort Wayne, IN; Lorelei Ruth Frank by Thomas A. & Corrine R. Frank , Detroit Lakes, MN; Kayla Janaan Frick by E. Timothy Frick , Genoa, IL; Sandy Nelson, Ed Holthaus by Reiny & Maureen Friedrich , Ames, IA; Bob Friedrich Sr, Ben Adams, Dorothy Hougan, Margaret Dempsey, Johnna Folkmann-Ask, Dennis West by Katie Friedrich , Ames, IA; John G. Fuchs Sr., Charlotte H. Fuchs by John & Jean Fuchs , Plainview, MN; her daughter Paula by Rosemary Fulton , Marissa, IL; Carl H. Garbes by Vera Garbes , Clarksville, IA; Noah Connor by Wilbur & Karen Gehrke , Forest Grove, OR; Mother, Rosemary Hanson by Katherine Geisler , Gowrie, IA; Donald G. Rau by Lorraine Gilbertson , Hoffman, MN; wife Judith by Norman Glock , Chaska, MN; Ruth Goshon by Dennis Goshon , Jefferson, IA; William F. Hecker III by Richard Graham , Mamaroneck, NY; husband Ken and daughter Cheryl Morgan by Lea Grau , Temperance, MI; Ruth Landry by Rebecca Greer , New Orleans, LA; Eleanor M. Krauss by Wesley R. & Dale Elaine Griffith , Rochester, MI; Owen Lamb by Janan Griggs , Garner, IA; Johanna Golz by Ed & Renee Grube , Addison, IL; Timothy Gruenbaum by Philip Gruenbaum , Aurora, IL; Jason Wimsett by Guagenti Family , Bardstown, KY; Jocelyn Chavez by Peter Gundersen , Calumet, MI; Mary Gutknecht by Paul Gutknecht , Broomfield, CO; Robert Haag by Shirley Haag , Greenville, IL; Leah Barri Habrecht by Richard Habrecht , Toledo, OH; Oscar and Margaret Hackbarth by Richard & JoAnne Hackbarth , Saint Joseph, MI; Reverend Dr. Arthur Dueker by Linda Halliburton-Raha & Michael Raha , Rochester, NY; Arlene Nickerson by Noel J. & Marilynn M. Handberg , Faribault, MN; Dr. Jean Garton by Lois Hanusa , Council Bluffs, IA; Mal Murphy by Kathy Harder , Ballwin, MO; Stacy Groff by Michael & Mrs. Rhonda J. Harman , Wykoff, MN; beloved wife Ruth by LeRoy Hass , Milwaukee, WI; Evelyn J. Hauser by Larry Hauser , Germantown, WI; Stevie Herndon by Charles H. & Enid J. Havis , Fort Worth, TX; Adelma Mellecke by Joyce Heckman , , ; John D. Bomhoff by Don Hefta , El Reno, OK; Rev. Keith Krebs by Leland & Carolyn Hellberg , Touchet, WA; Barbara L. Hellmers by Dwight Hellmers , Lakewood, CO; Stephen and Lauren Hentz by Robert Hentz , La Habra, CA; Haley their granddaughter by Joseph Hersman , Tyndall, SD; Donald G. Rau by Warren & Ruth Hickey , Minneapolis, MN; Linda by David Hilgert , Groveland, FL; Walter C. Hirsch, Jr. by Violet Hirsch , Houston, TX; Anita Shafer by Harold Hoeferkamp , Gulf Shores, AL; Miriam L. Sohn by Terry Hoese , Grand Rapids, MI; Rev. Peter R. Holm by Marlene Holm , Waite Park, MN; Beverly Eisenman by Joseph Howlett , Orange, TX; Vera Eileen Knuth by Dennis D. & Donna M. Humphrey , Wooster, OH; Ernest and Evelyn Huse by Lon Huse , Houston, TX; Dr. Jean Garton by Immanuel Ev Lutheran Church , Santa Fe, NM; Patricia Dowling by Imperial Beverage , Kalamazoo, MI; Fred Gallert by Earl Iseler , Rockford, MI; Adelma Mellecke by Jon & Lori Ittel , Young America, MN; Tom Perkins, Erna Curtis, Al Arndt by Peter James , Chino Valley, AZ; Richard Damchik, Ellen Marie Heck, and Larry Staats by Dwight Jaquish , Forest Lake, MN; Jenna Lee Ficken by Brian Johannigmeier , Appleton City, MO; Pat Benson by James Jorgensen , Hampton, IA; Donald Claussen by Marvin & Delores Kading , Saint Hilaire, MN; Daniel A. Kaepp by Kay Kaepp , Coldwater, MI; father of Pastor and Lisa Bremsath by Roger & Carolyn Kahler , Dunnell, MN; Donna Peters by Clyde Kamm , Holt, MI; Raymond Koenig by Bernhard Keiser , Vienna, VA; Herman and Elta Koehler by Marilyn Kindschy , Greendale, WI; her husband Ervin by Arlis Kipfer , Puyallup, WA; Shirley Klabunde by Otto Klabunde , Norfolk, NE; Ruby Heathman by Gary & Sharyn Klatt , Luverne, MN; Laurelee Klein by Laurence (Larry) Klein , Richfield, MN; Gertrude Klinge, and Marjorie Nyman by Rev. & Mrs. David Klinge , State Center, IA; husband Larry by Donna Klosterman , Waupun, WI; Irwin Meyer by Mike Kniep , Quincy, WA; Ruth Koeller by Martin Koeller , Combined Locks, WI; Wilbert A. Koopmann by Henry Koopman , Waite Park, MN; Joan Koschmann, and Adelma Mellecke by Mark & Dorothy Koschmann , West Chester, PA; Amos Kramer by Korinne Kramer , Howard Lake, MN; Dr. Harry Caskey by Meta Krueger , Clintonville, WI; Abigail Ferber by Jonna Krueger , Saint Peters, MO; Dr. Harry Caskey by Meta Krueger , Clintonville, WI; Irwin Meyer by Lula Kruger , Twin Falls, ID; Maggie Karner by Marvin Kuhlman , Omro, WI; Dorothy Kunze by Lyle & Lana Kunze , Wausau, WI; husband Herman Laabs by Virginia Laabs , Mesa, AZ; Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Moser, Cynthia Clark, Florence Patten, Rev. Richard Widmann by Bruce Lakamp , East Peoria, IL; Reverend Richard Widmann by Mark Lakamp , Lake Stevens, WA; Luverne Reckmann, Mary Lamb, Mike Jolley, Jerald Hiller, Ed Holthaus, Anne Hiller, Dr. Jean Garton, and Dennis West by Rev. Dr. James & Mrs. RoxAnne Lamb , Marshalltown, IA; Jocelyn Chavez and Kevin Chavez by George Lamb , Carmichael, CA; Jean Garton by B. Ellen Lehenbauer , Loves Park, IL; Dr. Jean Garton by Ms. B. Ellen Lehenbauer , Loves Park, IL; Richard Little by James & Hannah Lehmann , Bottineau, ND; Jean and Chick Garton by Bruce Lieske , Winter Springs, FL; Lyle Moeller, Mabel Moeller, and Cindy Clark by Daniel Lindemeier , Ames, IA; Lyle Moeller, Mabel Moeller, and Cindy Clark by Daniel & Kelly Lindemeier , Ames, IA; Donald G. Rau by Dean Lofquist , Kensington, MN; Joyce Collier by W Dwight Love , Bishop, GA; Dr. Jean Garton, Rev. Richard John Neubaus, and Rev. and Mrs. Gerhard and Dorothy Leuecke by Mark Luecke , Canton, OH; Margaret Kuehne by Ed Lundgren , Mahtomedi, MN; Jocelyn Chavez by Lutheran CORE (Coalition For Renewal) , Wausau, WI; Dr. Jean Garton by Lutherans For Life of Canada , London, ON; Irwin Meyer by Richard Lutz , Republic, WA; Margaret Mesmer by Brian & Lois Lux , Keller, TX; Margaret Mesmer by Jeff & Sally Lux , New Brighton, MN; Marion Corfis by Edward Mantay , Clinton Township, MI; Rev. Elvin Marquardt by Leonard & Lucille Marquardt , Rock Island, IL; Richard Maske by Jo Ann Maske , Menomonee Falls, WI; Rosemary Mattson by David Mattson , Buffalo, MN; Juanita Meschke by Jill McEuen , Bridgeton, MO; Juanita Meschke by Virginia McGill , Omaha, NE; Don Sr. and Jean McKillop by Don McKillop , Winner, SD; Irwin Meyer by Leon McKinney , East Wenatchee, WA; Jennifer A. Young, Matthew Loppnow, Darcel Simac, Joseph Roeder, Marlene Schultz, and Francis Stephan by Steve Menden , Greenleaf, WI; Mary Theodosen by Margaret Mesmer , Sioux Falls, SD; Rev. Dr. Arthur C. Dueker by Ronald & Donna Metzinger , Rochester, NY; Matt Snyder, Garlin Engler, Adam Larson, William Holscher Jr, Charlene Dudley, Vernon Grauer by Donald Meyer , Marcus, IA; Susan Miller by Gerald Miller , New Boston, MI; Donald G. Rau by Gary and Lucy Miller , Plymouth, MN; Jocelyn Chavez by Minkota Mission District , Erskine, MN; Dr. Jean Garton by Missouri-Capital Area LFL #102 , Jefferson City, MO; Leah (Mitzner) Burris by Susan Mitzner , Balaton, MN; her husband by Jean Morgan , Geneva, IA; Harold Rodgard by Stuart D Morton , Grosse Pointe Farms, MI; Jocelyn Chavez by Mt. Union Church , Westminster, MD; Carole Kraemer by Dineen Mueller , Grand Rapids, MN; Jeremiah Muskopf by Wayne Muskopf , Belleville, IL; Melvin Neidholdt by Hildreth Neidholdt , Brunswick, MO; Jocelyn Chavez, and Lori Hoyum by Kenneth Nelson , Brookfield, WI; Grace Guthrie by Larry & Karen Neuhaus , Blair, NE; Mr. Joseph Owren by Henry Newman , Sunnyvale, CA; Eleanor Krauss by Brian & Cynthia Niccolai , Naperville, IL; Dr. Jean Garton, and cousins who passed in 2017 by Orville Nieman , Roseville, MI; Stevie Herndon by Julie Norris , Fort Worth, TX; Jocelyn Chavez by North American Lutheran Church , New Brighton, MN; George Howard by Marianne Novak , Carmichael, CA; Ronald Nowak by Helen Nowak , Columbia, IL; Jocelyn Chavez by John & Kandice Null , Lancaster, PA; Dr. Jean Garton by John Obeda , London, ON; Vera Knuth by Daniel & Lori Oberstadt , Inver Grove Heights, MN; Ray Merzdorf by Esther Oehme , Fredonia, WI; Don Rau by David & Patti Olson , Kensington, MN; David Guy, Janice Bruzzichesi, and Dorothy Magnus by Mark Otteman , Flagler, CO; her husband Martin Otten by Magdalene Otten , Wisner, NE; Mike Jolley by Our Savior Lutheran Church , Houston, TX; Helen Christiansen Swan by Dallas Pasco , Mc Louth, KS; Nancy Bounds, Brian Mickelsen, Erna C Buccholz, Marjorie Harshman, Joan Ruth Doty, Nancy Bounds, Brian Mickelsen, by Kevin Patch , Jamestown, ND; Florence Patten by Peoria Area LFL # 268 , Peoria, IL; Jim Fletcher's mom by Katrina Pon , Saint Louis, MO; her husband Gene by Jan Prause , Fergus Falls, MN; Ruth Precht by Kenneth Precht , Marine City, MI; his wife Mrs. Vivian Ramsey by John Ramsey , Litchfield Park, AZ; Rev & Mrs Marvin Rastl by Ronald Rastl , Fort Wayne, IN; Nicholas Rathmann by Rodney Rathmann , Eureka, MO; Parker Matzinger, Gertrude Klinge, Carole Hammill, Esther Eller, Julia S. Smith, Marjorie Nyman, Irene Armbrecht, Nyle Hartwig, and Doris Beale by Charles E. & Nancy J. Rees , Marshalltown, IA; Leon (Mike) Billig by David Reese , Seattle, WA; Margaret Bousfield, Michelle Ferguson by Karel Reiman , Midland, SD; Rev. Fred Reinke by Ingrid Reinke , Rapid City, SD; Irwin Meyer by Kenneth Reinke , Twin Falls, ID; Jocelyn Chavez by Susan Riches , Jacksonville, FL; Marjorie Nyman, and Irene Armbrecht by James Riese , Zearing, IA; Dr. Jean Garton by Michael Ring , Urbandale, IA; Drew Meissner by Debra Robbins , Lyman, WY; her beloved husband Wilbert by Karen Robinson , Eau Claire, WI; Rev. Fred Reinke by Rick & Victoria Robison , Rochester, MN; Eugene Rolf by Elda Rolf , Saginaw, MI; Bertha Kolarich by Adeline Rorvig , Rapid City, SD; Juanita Meschke by David Rose , Hamlin, NY; Derwood Mercer by Jerry Roseleip , Deer Lodge, MT; Dr. Jean Garton by Jean Rowand , Merchantville, NJ; Edie Klemp by Jerry & Audrey Sabrowsky , Sheboygan, WI; Dr Jean Garton by Salem Lutheran LFL #246 , Black Jack, MO; Margaret Mesmer by Michael Samp , Sioux Falls, SD; Margaret Mesmer by Samp Law Offices , Sioux Falls, SD; Jocelyn Chavez by Gonzalo & Lois Sanchez , Tucson, AZ; Leo Voll by Donald & Sandra Sauls , Berne, IN; Allan and Lauire by Dawn Schaeffer , Bethlehem, PA; Dr. Jean Garton by Beth Schaible , Fargo, ND; Rev Dennis Schiefelbein and Fran Schiefelbein by Herb Schiefelbein , Billings, MT; Deborah Patterson by Shirley Schindler , Ellington, CT; Mildred Plantikow by John Schleicher , Austin, MN; Kim Schmid and baby Lauren by Robert & Erna Schmid , Tucson, AZ; Mike Jolley by Gary Schmidt , Katy, TX; Irwin Meyer by Louis Schuler , Quincy, WA; Marjorie MacDougall by Larry & Debby Schultz , Bath, PA; wife Margarete and daughert Lois by Donald Schultz , Pine Mountain, GA; Ola Mae Synnott by John P. & Gloria K. Schulz , Knoxville, TN; Mary Lou Fisher by Laraine Schumacher , Bay City, MI; Rodney Schury by Ruth Schury , Saint Louis, MO; Dr. Jean Garton by Mark & Victoria Schwahn , Reedsville, WI; Rev & Mrs E.J. Sedory by Daniel Sedory , Chicago, IL; her husband Rev. John Sellmeyer by Suellen Sellmeyer , Pleasant Hill, IA; Jocelyn Chavez by Steve Shipman , Dillsburg, PA; husband Leonard Siekert by Joy Siekert , Wisconsin Rapids, WI; Margery Holtzen by Duane Simonson , Buffalo, WY; Joyce Mael, and Michael Mael by Jean Smith , Portage, WI; Eric Finks by Robert Snurka , Denver, CO; Gertrude Schall by Helen Snyder , Elderton, PA; George McKee Howard by Elizabeth Soverns , Angels Camp, CA; Dan Speas by James Speas , Union, IA; Luther Speckhard by Marjorie Speckhard , Racine, WI; All the little ones by Lucas & Lynne Spiering , Saratoga, WY; Herndon JH by St Paul Lutheran Church , Fort Worth, TX; Norma Runneals by Marla Stein , Fremont, CA; Anito and Elsbeth by Werner Steinbach , Mayville, WI; Verna Zanders by Brian Stellhorn , Red Bud, IL; Don Rau by David & Margaret Strand , Alexandria, MN; Victoria R. Pavlat by Linda Strausbaugh , Ann Arbor, MI; Bernadyne Herndon by Joe and Alice Strieter , Maumee, OH; Pastor J.G. Swedberg and his wife Lydia by Paul & Carole Swedberg , Oldsmar, FL; Jocelyn Chavez by Eric Swensson , New Rochelle, NY; Mr. Joseph Owren by Marilyn Taddey , Sunnyvale,, CA; Marjorie MacDougall by Noah and Laura Tai , West Windsor, NJ; Adelma Mellecke by Julie Tatge , , ; Margaret Mesmer by The Family of Margaret Mesmer , Sioux Falls, SD; Wade Hanson by Sandra Thornton , Bryan, TX; Bernadyne Herndon by Lynn Till , Ooltewah, TN; Dr. Jean Garton by Trinity Lutheran Church Mary Guild , Pine Bluff, AR; husband John Tritten by Susanne Tritten , Manistee, MI; Phyllis Zimmerman by Donald W. & Norma Troester , Aurora, NE; Robert Gerhardt by Elena Underwager , Eden Prairie, MN; Margorie Denton by Roger Van Andel , Bozeman, MT; Jason Friday by Charles Vandervort , Green River, WY; Marjorie Vanfossan by Mark Vanfossan , Phoenix, AZ; Donald G. Rau by Rodger & Melody Veenendaal , Morris, MN; Genevieve Aust Walker by Walker Family Charitable Foundation , Evansville, IN; Ernest and Shirley Baillargeon by Sue Ward , Essex Junction, VT; Irwin Meyer by Sheryl Washburn , Moscow, ID; Marilyn Fletcher by Ed Wasserman , Chesterfield, MO; Irwin Meyer by Norma Watson , Quincy, WA; Velma Culver by Gerry and Joyce Weaver , Strasburg, IL; Helen Bryant, Paul Schaper, Shirley Ohlschlager, Avon Burt, Julie Smith and husband Robert Scott by Luella Weber , Marshalltown, IA; their lost babies by W. Paul & Margaret Weeg , Northwood, IA; Dr Jean Garton by J. David Wende , Oakdale, MN; Marylin Fletcher by Warren Wetter , St Charles, MO; Leland and Wilma Ochs by Pamela White , Ossineke, MI; Rev. Henry H. Wilhelms by Ronald Wilhelms , Saint Peters, MO; Leon (Mike) Billig by Marjorie Wilke-Baker , Brenham, TX; O.T. Thompson by Ramona Wilkening , Janesville, MN; Helen Folkerts by Denise Wilson , Emporia, KS; Evelyn Janzo by Winona Area LFL # 110 , Winona, MN; Dr. Jean Garton by Warren & Donna Woerth , Arnold, MO; Edgar Behm by Wesley Wolfgram , Niagara, ND; Eleanor M. Krauss by Deanna Wood , Attica, MI; Phyllis Jean Krahn, and Robert H. Bellin by Betty Zarnoth , Brillion, WI; Those Lost by Kent Zemke , New Albany, IN; Richard Ziegler by Suzanne Ziegler , Syracuse, NE; Stevie Herndon by David C. & Ann Ziehe , Benbrook, TX; Russell Highby by Bruce Zimmermann , Wellsburg, IA; baby booth by Daniel B. & Sheryl K. Zinda , De Witt, IA; Roger DeMeyere, Lorna Wentzel, John Stathakis, Shirley Seifferlein, Lorna Wentzel and Eleanor Hansen by Byron Zuehlk , Washington, MI