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Cindy (coppe) Crouse
Cindy (Coppe) Crouse
Class of 1975
Passed Aug 24, 2011
A memorial service for Cynthia Crouse will be held Saturday Aug. 27, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Mahn Family Funeral Home, Rochester Chapel. The Rev. Beth Perez of the United Methodist Church in Fountain will officiate.

Mrs. Crouse, 53, of Fountain, died Wednesday Aug. 24, 2011, at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester.

Cynthia Rae Coppe was born Sept. 11, 1957, in Hennepin County, the daughter of Milton and Maxine Coppe. Raised in Rochester, she was a 1975 graduate of John Marshall High School. She attended Rochester Vo Tech for a year, and then began working as a secretary for Action Realty. She married Steve Sorenson and they were later divorced. On Aug. 6, 1988, in Fountain, she married Jim Crouse. From 1989 to 1999, she worked as a secretary for the Gehling Auction Company. In 2000 she received a kidney transplant and she retired due to health concerns.

She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Fountain, a former Job’s Daughter, and was a member of the VFW Auxiliary in Preston.

She is survived by her husband, Jim Crouse of Fountain; a son, Chad (Sheridan) Sorenson of Rochester; two step-sons, Patrick (Julie) Crouse of Big Lake and Ryan (Jenny) Crouse of Eagan; her mother, Maxine Coppe of Rochester; five grandchildren; and a brother, Jeff Coppe of Rochester. She was preceded in death by her father, Milton Coppe.
Daniel Klemm
Daniel Klemm
Class of 1975
Passed Jul 03, 1980
Services have been set for Daniel Thomas Klemm, 23, of 14 Seventh St. N.W, a Northland Electric Co. employee who drowned Thursday night in the Mississippi River near Wabasha. The body was found Friday morning. A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Pius X Catholic Church with the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Richard Feiten officiating.

Burial Mr. Klemm will be in Calvary Cemetery. The American Legion will furnish a firing squad and escort.

Mr. Klemm was born Nov. 24, 1956, in Rochester. He lived in Rochester all his life except for four years he was in the Navy. He was discharged about a year ago and was currently employed at Northland Electric Co. He graduated from John Marshall High School in 1975. Survivors include his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Klemm of Rochester; two sisters, Mrs. Casey (Catherine Margaret) Bartel of Byron and Sharon Ann Klemm of Rochester; two brothers, Charles E. Klemm of Stewartville and James A. Klemm of Rochester; and his paternal grandmother, Mrs. Margaret Stuve of Rochester.
David Dray
David Dray
Class of 1975
Passed May 19, 2005
ROCHESTER -- A memorial service for David E. Dray will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Chattanooga, Tenn., with the Rev. Mike Nolan officiating.

Mr. Dray, 47, of Chattanooga, a graduate of John Marshall High School, died Thursday (May 19, 2005) of a heart attack in Orlando, Fla.

He graduated from John Marshall High School in Rochester in 1975, and was a chief information officer with Gordon-Biersch.

Survivors include his wife, Kristin of Chattanooga; two daughters, Taylor and Lauren Dray, both of Chattanooga; his parents, Raymond and Mary Dray of Rochester; two sisters, Susan Anderson of Hudson, Wis., and Annette Drewes of Bemidji, Minn.; and one brother, Douglas of Beaver Dam, Wis.
David Grassle
David Grassle
Class of 1983
(Passed date unknown)
Classmate
Debra Wittlief
Debra Wittlief
Class of 1975
Passed Dec 24, 2008
ORONOCO -- A memorial service for Debra Wittlief will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Grace Lutheran Church in Oronoco, with the Rev. Paul Baldauf officiating. Burial will be at a later date.

Debra A. Wittlief, 51, of Oronoco died Wednesday (Dec. 24, 2008) at the Golden Living Center in Rochester.

She was born Aug. 17, 1957, in Rochester. She attended grade school in Oronoco and graduated from John Marshall High School. After graduation, she began working as a nurse's aid at Rochester Health Care, where she worked for 24 years. She also worked at Pine Haven Nursing Home for the past eight years, eventually retiring due to an illness. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Oronoco. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting and reading.

She is survived by her daughter, Mariah Wittlief of Oronoco; father, Dale Wittlief of Oronoco; siblings, Steve (Diane) Wittlief of Oronoco, Kevin Wittlief of Rose Creek, Minn., Susan Wittlief of Oronoco; five nieces and nephews; a great-niece and great-nephew.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Gloria Wittlief.
Donald Johnsen
Donald Johnsen
Class of 1975
Passed Nov 15, 1993
The funeral for Donald D. Johnsen was conducted this morning at Bethel Lutheran Church, with the Rev. John E. Friedli officiating. Burial was in Othello Cemetery near Douglas.

Mr. Johnsen, 37, of 2217 18th St. N.W., died of natural causes Friday (Nov. 12, 1993) at Rochester Methodist Hospital.

He was born Aug. 29, 1956, in Oronoco Township. On June 23, 1985, he married Julie Davitt in Rochester. Mr. Johnsen was a lifelong resident of the Rochester area. He worked at Dayton Hudson Corp. in sales and receiving. He was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church and the Dyslexia Institute of Minnesota.

Survivors include his wife, Julie, a day-care operator; a son, Ted David; his parents, Evangeline and Joseph Johnsen of Oronoco; two sisters, Laura Grandy of Hillrose, Colo., and Kathleen Larsen of Rochester; and two brothers, Harry of Oronoco and Joseph Jr. of Rochester. He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Jane (pappas) Ray
Jane (Pappas) Ray
Class of 1975
Passed Nov 19, 2006
ROCHESTER - The Mass of Christian Burial for Jane Marie Pappas Ray will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Mankato, Minn.

Mrs. Ray, 49, a Rochester native, died Sunday (Nov. 19, 2006) at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, following a bone marrow transplant.

Jane Marie Pappas was born July 19, 1957, in Rochester, and graduated from John Marshall High School. She received her bachelor's and master's degrees from Minnesota State University, Mankato. On Aug. 20, 1994, she married Steven Ray at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Mankato. She was a teacher in Mankato for Independent School District 77 for more than 30 years. She was active in many district organizations such as diversity committee, language arts committee, and the Educare Foundation, and also served as Science Fair coordinator, site team member and Spanish grant participant at Jefferson Elementary in Mankato. Each holiday season she gathered gifts, clothing and food for students in need.

Survivors include her husband; a son, Charles Eppard of North Mankato, Minn.; three brothers, Jay (Becky Collin) Pappas of Mankato, Michael (Carolina) Pappas of Rochester and Charles (Julie) Pappas of Minneapolis; and two sisters, Mary Alice Pappas of West Palm Beach, Fla., and Susan (Robert Varco) Pappas Varco of Anoka, Minn. Other survivors include Pappas family nieces and nephews, James and Jay Pappas, Megan Miranda, Barrett Pappas, Justin Johnson, Allison, Lauren, Alyssa, and Michael Pappas, and Elizabeth Varco; her mother-in-law, Polly Ray; three brothers-in-law, Tim (Susan) Ray, Tom (Jill) Ray, Rob (Sandy) Ray; a sister-in-law, Mary Jo (John) Brindley; and Ray family nieces and nephews, Jackson, Brogan, Rhiannon, Ben, Dane and Ivy Ray, and Hunter and Halle Brindley. She was preceded in death by her parents, James M. and Alice (Barrett) Pappas.
Jeffrey Arnold
Jeffrey Arnold
Class of 1975
Passed Aug 04, 2001
ARNOLD, JEFFREY LYNN - Mr. Jeffrey Lynn Arnold, of Rock Hill, NY recently of Blauvelt, NY died on Saturday August 4, 2001 at the age of 44. He was born on January 14, 1957 to Robert and Mae Benorden Arnold in Waterloo, IA. Mr. Arnold served in the US Navy and was a maintenance supervisor for Tappan Wire and Cable for 13 years. He is survived by his wife, Janine nee Finley; his daughters Jamie, Kristen, Caitlin and Michelle; his parents Robert and Mae of Rochester, MN; and his brother, Todd, also of Rochester, MN.
Jeneane Buckland
Jeneane Buckland
Class of 1983
(Passed date unknown)
Classmate
Jill (folkert) Bopp
Jill (Folkert) Bopp
Class of 1975
Passed Nov 19, 1999
ROCHESTER -- The funeral for Jill Marie (Folkert) Bopp will be Monday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Forman, N.D.

Mrs. Bopp, 40, of Forman, formerly of Rochester, died Friday (Nov. 19, 1999) at Oakes Community Hospital in Oakes, N.D.

Jill Marie Folkert was born April 9, 1959, in Rochester. She graduated from John Marshall High School in 1975, and the University of North Dakota in 1979.

Survivors include her husband, Lyle Bopp; two daughters, Samantha and Joselyn; and three sons, Zachary, Beau and Jarvis; all of Forman; her mother, Phyllis Folkert Hetletvedt of Rochester; one sister, Carla Folkert of Walpole, N.H., and one brother, Jeff Folkert of Rochester.
John Kruckenberg
John Kruckenberg
Class of 1983
(Passed date unknown)
Classmate
Matthew Hagler
Matthew Hagler
Class of 1983
(Passed date unknown)
Classmate
Randy Logan
Randy Logan
Class of 1975
Passed Apr 15, 1994
Randy J. Logan, 36, of Omaha, Neb., who lived in Rochester in his youth, died of a heart attack Thursday (April 14, 1994) in Omaha.

He was born May 2, 1957, in Owatonna, and moved to Rochester with his parents. He graduated from John Marshall High School in 1975.

Mr. Logan worked for Howard Johnson's Restaurant in Rochester during the late 1970s. He also worked in restaurant management elsewhere in subsequent years.

Survivors include his wife, Schaunna; two daughters, Valerie of Rochester and Keri Jo of Omaha; a son, Greg of Omaha; his parents, Ken and Shirley Logan of Rochester; and three brothers, Rick of St. Paul, Michael of Byron and Scott of St. Cloud.
Stephanie Hostetter
Stephanie Hostetter
Class of 1975
Passed Jun 10, 1991
Stephanie Hostetter, 33, of Denver, and a former Rochester resident, died June 10 in Denver.

Born Nov. 25, 1957, in Mishawaka, Ind., she graduated from John Marshall High School in 1975 and then served in the Navy until 1979.

Survivors include her parents, Guy and Sharon Hostetter of Rochester; two sisters, Elizabeth Gammel of Houston, Texas, and Catherine McDonald of Nashua, N.H.; and a brother, Gregory Hostetter of Rochester.
Susan Weatherly
Susan Weatherly
Class of 1975
Passed May 15, 1992
Susan K. Weatherly, 34, 539 N. Broadway, died Friday (May 15, Miss Weatherly

1992) of cardiac arrest at Rochester Methodist Hospital.

Born Aug. 5, 1957, in Rochester, she had lived in Rochester all her life. She was a nursing assistant at Rochester Methodist Hospital until retiring in 1990 with a disability.

She was very active in 4-H. She was a charter member of the County Club Crusaders 4-H Club and had been an adult leader with that club. She was a member of the 4-H Alumni Club.

Survivors include her parents, Kathryn and William Weatherly of Rochester; a sister, Shari (Mrs. Chris) Zanter of Minneapolis; two brothers, Brian Weatherly of Ogden, Iowa, and Todd Weatherly of Rochester; and three grandparents, Harold Gannon of Rochester and Mrs. and Mrs. Clyde Keeter of Vallejo, Calif.
Teresa Lynn Nolan
Teresa Lynn Nolan
Class of 1975
Passed Jul 24, 2016
Teresa Lynn Nolan, 59, born in Rochester, passed away peacefully in her sleep on July 24, 2016.

She is survived by her mother, Nancy, and stepfather, John Brandrup, and her brother, Timothy.

She is a formerly recognized academic student from Rochester John Marshall High School and graduated in 1975 with honors. She graduated at the top of her class at the University of Minnesota with a degree in journalism following high school.

Teresa was married earlier this March to John Wallen, an avid horse enthusiast with many accolades in the horse profession himself. They married in Sparta, Mo.

Teresa grew up near Quarry Hill Park with her mother and dad, and brother Timothy. She attended Jefferson Elementary. Her family later moved and lived on property looking out over Silver Lake. She enjoyed watching her favorite cat, Tony, run as fast he could to try and get a paw on one of the hundreds of geese in the backyard down by the lake in the mornings for his exercise.

In recognition of her discipline in her studies, her father, Jim Nolan, accommodated her with the privileges of owning horses and showing them jumping or in gaited competitions. Hard work in school transferred into great results in the ring as she became well-known for excellence in showmanship in and out of the ring by judges and her peers.Teresa demonstrated a compelling interest in writing poetry, leaving her mark on many a soul with her touching and encapsulating verses.

Teresa will be remembered as the one who always remembered everyone else's birthday and gave everything she had, even when she had nothing. Heaven will be fortunate to receive such a gift. As the dove, you are now free. Sincerely, your family and all who love you.

A cremation service will be held at 11 a.m. Aug. 13 in Sparta.
Thomas Duncan
Thomas Duncan
Class of 1983
(Passed date unknown)
Classmate

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