Obituaries for Monday, June 5, 2006

2006-06-05T00:00:00Z Obituaries for Monday, June 5, 2006Daily News staff Winona Daily News
June 05, 2006 12:00 am  • 

Alice E. Aleckson | Ruby M. Huebner | Donald Dean Mitchell | William A. Lehmann | Catherine Helen Kiedrowicz | Madeline Charlotte Gudmundson | Raymond G. McManimon

Catherine Helen Kiedrowicz

April 29, 1913 - June 3, 2006

Catherine Helen Kiedrowicz, 93, of Winona died Saturday, June 3, 2006, at St. Anne Extended Healthcare, Winona.

Catherine was born April 29, 1913. She married Joseph J. Kiedrowicz in 1930. He preceded her in death Feb. 8, 2005.

She was a member of St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish, Winona.

Catherine's greatest joy in life was spending time with her family. Her greatest achievement was raising the five children left behind by her daughter Mary Ann, following her untimely death in 1963. She was the "glue" that held our family together. Her legacy of tough love, a generous heart and unconditional love will forever live in our hearts. We love you, Grandma!

Catherine is survived by her five grandchildren, Lynn Thompson, St. Paul, Minn., Rick King, Oak Park Heights, Minn., Greg (Debbie) King, Winona, Candace Corey, Winona and Tami Ahrens, Winona; 13 great-grandchildren; and 20 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph, and her daughter Mary Ann.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 7, 2006, at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church.

The Rev. Thomas J. Hargesheimer will officiate.

Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.

Friends may call at the church Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the Mass.

Pallbearers will be Ryan Bangs, Isaac Corey, Ian Corey, Dan King, Brad King, Jessie King, Steve King, Joe Davis and John Mercier.

A Watkowski-Pronschinske funeral service.

Madeline Charlotte Gudmundson

Feb. 23, 1922 - June 1, 2006

Madeline Charlotte Gudmundson, 84, of Petoskey, Mich., and formerly of Utica, Minn., died Thursday, June 1, 2006, at Community Memorial Hospital.

Madeline was born Feb. 23, 1922, to Carl and Emma (Saheim) Thompson at the homestead in rural Houston County, Minn. She was one of 10 children.

She attended country school and graduated from Rushford High School in 1940. Madeline took various courses in business and went to cooking school at the University of Minnesota. She worked all her life in various food service positions, including White Castle, catering, and was a district coordinator of the Lewiston school lunch programs, where she especially enjoyed baking fresh bread daily for the students.

In the late '40s, Madeline married Ervin Streier in

St. Paul, Minn. She later married Gynther Gudmundson in 1966 at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lewiston, Minn., and they made their home in Utica. Together they ran G&M Construction and The Lunch Wagon. They enjoyed serving at many auctions. Gynther died March 18, 1986.

Madeline was always active in her church. She was a member of the Dorcas Society and sang in the choir as long as she was able. She was well known for her poppy seed coffee bread served at many Easter breakfasts over the years.

During her retirement years, Madeline moved to Petoskey and was very active in promoting the new Petoskey mission, Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, and was a member of the Ladies Society. In 2003, she moved to Good Shepard Lutheran Home in Rushford, Minn.

Madeline was a wonderful person and will be dearly missed. She is now in her heavenly home with Jesus, her Savior.

Survivors include two sons, Douglas (fiancé Pat) Streier and Larry (Sharon) Gudmundson; one daughter, Georgia (Paul) Manthei; seven grandsons, Shane, Adam and Nathan Gud-mundson, Joel (Ebony), Aaron, Jesse Manthei, and Jon Streier; one grand-daughter, Jill Streier; one sister, Lillian Reps; three brothers, Martin, Clifford (Mathilda) and Harold (Beverly) Thompson; six sisters-in-law, Irene, Florence and Vivian Thompson, Vernes Gudmundson, Arlene Streier and Margie Newberger; two brothers-in-law, Adolph (Frances) and Joe Henry (Georgia); and numerous nieces and nephews.

Madeline was preceded in death by her parents; husband Gynther; four brothers, Olaf, Henry, Carl Jr. and Orlin; and a sister, Evelyn Johnson.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 6, at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lewiston. The Rev. Michael Lindemann will be officiating.

Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Utica.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today, June 5, at Hoff Funeral Homes Lewiston Chapel and also one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the church. Hoff Funeral Homes Lewiston Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorials may be directed to Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in etoskey or St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lewiston, Minn.

Please feel free to share a memory of Madeline with the family or sign the online guestbook at www.hofffuneral.com.

Raymond G. McManimon

April 7, 1927 - June 2, 2006

RUSHFORD, Minn. - Raymond G. McManimon, 79, of Oak Ridge (rural Rushford) died Thursday, June 2, 2006, at his home.

He was born April 7, 1927, in La Crosse, Wis., to Raymond and Elizabeth (Schwartz) McManimon. Raymond was raised at Oak Ridge. He graduated from Rushford High School in 1945. Raymond married Lydia "Bonnie" Bauer in Mondovi, Wis., on Sept. 25, 1951. He moved to Milwaukee, where he owned and operated a Shell service station. In 1958, Raymond moved back to Oak Ridge, where he has farmed ever since. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Houston, Minn. He was active in AA for almost 40 years. Raymond enjoyed a good joke, and a card game or two.

He is survived by his wife, Lydia; four sons, Tim (Deb) McManimon of Owatonna, Minn., Tom (Cindy) McManimon of Chatfield, Minn., Dan McManimon (Tony Aguan) of Bloomington, Minn., and Dennis McManimon of Rushford; one daughter, Colleen (Mark) Holmberg of St. Paul, Minn.; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a sister-in-law, Virginia Dever.

Raymond was preceded in death by his parents; one son, David; one brother, Robert; and two sisters, Ruth and Mary.

There will be a funeral Mass for Raymond at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 7, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Houston, with the Rev. William Kulas officiating. Burial will be in the

St. Mary's Cemetery in Houston. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Hoff Funeral Homes Houston Chapel, where there will be a rosary service at 8 p.m., and one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday.

Please feel free to share a memory of Raymond with the family or sign the guestbook at www.hofffuneral.com.

Alice E. Aleckson

GALESVILLE, Wis. - Alice E. Aleckson, 94, of Galesville died Saturday, June 3, 2006, at Marinuka Manor.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at at Hardies Creek Lutheran Church, rural Ettrick, Wis. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Zwickey Funeral Homes Galesville Chapel and one hour before the service Tuesday at the church.

Ruby M. Huebner

ALTURA, Minn. - Ruby M. Huebner, 90, of Altura died Sunday at the Lewiston Villa in Lewiston, Minn.

Hoff Funeral Homes Lewiston Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.

Donald Dean Mitchell

Donald Dean Mitchell, 66, died Thursday, June 2, 2006, at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse, Wis.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Fawcett-Junker Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

William A. Lehmann

TREMPEALEAU, Wis. -William A. Lehmann, 76, of Trempealeau died Sunday, June 4, 2006, at his residence. Arrangements are pending with Zwickey Funeral Homes, Galesville Chapel.

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