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April 18, 2012
WESTBROOK, Minnesota (STPNS) -- Janice (Jan) Kuehl
Funeral services for 78 year old Janice (Jan) Kuehl of Madison were held Thursday, April 12, 2012 at Faith Lutheran Church. Officiating for the service was Kirk Meseck.
Jan died, April 8, 2012, at her home.
Janice Savilla Johnson was born in Tyler, MN on June 6, 1933 to Ralph and Elsie Johnson. She was baptized in Ruthton, MN and confirmed in Westbrook, MN. After graduating from Westbrook High School in 1952, Jan attended Augustana College in Sioux Falls, SD. She taught in Sioux City, IA and Wayzata, MN. Scotty Kuehl and Jan were married on July 28, 1956 at Grace Lutheran Church, Westbrook. Shortly thereafter they moved to Lac qui Parle County where Scotty purchased a produce business. Jan attended Southwest State University to further her education and went back to work as a teacher's aid at Madison Elementary. Jan caught the antique bug from Scotty after retiring and they opened Old Barn Antiques. She loved the outdoors and walked daily with friends and her loyal beagle, Katie. Annual family vacation trips and Madison camp outs were her favorite memories. An avid bird watcher, she especially loved summer weekends at their cabin on Lobster Lake listening to the loons while sitting around the campfire. Jan enjoyed countless coffee parties, bridge games, and church and community events. She was very interested and involved in her seven grandchildrens' lives, attending games and activities.
Survivors include her husband Scotty; children Kris (Jeff) Hanson, Madison, Bruce (Ranelle) Kuehl, Medina, MN, Annie (Bob) Spalding, Torrance, CA and her foreign exchange student daughter Kazumi Asatsuma, New York; 7 grandchildren; siblings Barb (Alan) Schmucker, Apple Valley, MN and Jim (Pat) Johnson,, Sioux Falls, SD and sister-in -law Norma Johnson, Watertown, SD and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Preceding her in death were her parents Ralph and Elsie; her stepmother Viola; brother Jerry.
Rev. C. Rodney Benson
Funeral services for Rev. C. Rodney Benson were held Saturday, April 14, 2012 at Immanuel Baptist Church in Westbrook. Interment was in Westbrook Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent via www.stephensfuneralservice.com.
Rev. C. Rodney Benson age 90 of Westbrook passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at Westbrook Good Samaritan.
Survivors include his wife Hildur, Westbrook; children: Becky Benson, Brooklyn Park, Kyle Benson, Griswold, IA, Tom (Marilyn) Benson, Watertown, SD, and Lois (Dana) Nyquist, Golden Valley; 6 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; and siblings: Naomi (Peter) Hoffman, Marshall Benson, and Grace Benson.
Preceding him in death were his parents and siblings Ruth Stearns, Arnold, John, Allan, Clyde, May Lund and Lillian White.
Memorial services for Clarence Wood will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18 at the Westbrook Funeral Home. Visitation is 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent via www.stephensfuneralservice.com.
Clarence, age 65, of Westbrook, formerly of Texas and Oklahoma, passed away Friday, April 13, 2012 at his home.
Clarence Earl Wood was born September 29, 1946 in McAlester, Oklahoma to Frank and Opal (Workman) Wood. He joined the US Marine Corp on December 12, 1968 and served in Vietnam. Clarence attained the rank of Sergeant and was honorably discharged on December 2, 1974. He was a member of the Westbrook VFW. Clarence enjoyed spending time with friends and sitting in the front yard with his dog.
Survivors include his children Frank Wood and Teresa Lynn Slanton, both of Dallas, TX; grandchildren Chase Walters and Spencer Slanton, 3 great grandchildren; siblings Virgil (Lorri) Wood of Westbrook and Ana-Marie Hamilton of Azle, TX; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents, brother J.W. Wood and sister Pauline Genador.
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