Obituaries from the week of August 14, 2002
Ann Flatequal, 64
Ann L. (Jensen) Flatequal, age 64, of Mankato, died Monday, July 22, 2002 at Immanuel-St. Joseph's Hospital. Services were held on Thursday, July 25 at Woodland Hills Chapel. Burial was in Woodland Hills Memorial Park.
Ann was born January 10, 1938, in Mankato to Rudolph and Chrystal (Ferguson) Stoltzman. She married Gaylen Jensen and was the loving mother of six children which they raised in Slayton. They later divorced. On July 22, 1989, she married Robert Flatequal in Mankato.
She was a homemaker and worked outside the home in several positions, including EMT with Slayton Ambulance Service; charge nurse at Westbrook Manor; owner/operator of Slayton House, a home health care nurse and manager at Hilltop Lane Apartments.
In her leisure time she enjoyed sewing. She especially loved taking care of her grandchildren and spending time with her children.
She is survived by her husband, Robert of Mankato; four sons, Danial Jensen and wife, Gert of Belle Plaine, Douglas Jensen and wife, Dawn of Columbus, OH, Dennis Jensen and wife, Trish of Cottonwood, Dean Jensen of Muscatine, IA; two daughters, Deb Michels and husband, Jim of Plymouth, Denise Johnson and husband, Kevin of Fairfax; one step daughter, Jessica Flatequal of Mankato; grandchildren, Joshua and Danialle Jensen, Amber Jensen, Hannah and Noah Jensen, Nick and Joseph Jensen, Annie and Maria Michels, Cassandra, Ryan and Kami Jo Johnson; four brothers, Rudolph Stoltzman and wife, JoAnn of California, Robert Stoltzman and friend, Pam Broviak of Mankato; Alvin Stoltzman and wife, Cindy of Lake Crystal, Kirt Stoltzman and wife, Denise of California; eight sisters, Marlene Yowell and husband, John of California, Marilyn Mortland and husband, Dean of Marshall, Susan Korf and husband, Howard of Sioux Falls, SD, Barbara Gannott of Marshall, Gail Norris and husband, Tom of Mankato, June Rayborn and husband, Bert of Indiana, Cheryl Simonson and husband, Todd of Alabama, Jackie Fideler and husband, David of Sioux Falls, SD; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; infant son, Dennis Ray; infant sister, Dorothy Helen; brother, George; and granddaughter, Jessica Johnson.
Lucille Holstein, 82
Funeral services were held Monday, August 12, 2002 for Lucille J. Holstein at Zion Lutheran Church in Tracy, MN. Reverend Kurt Kluge officiated with JoAnn Knott as organist.
Casket bearers were Aaron Rolloff, Eric Tyler, Bill Marker, Todd Johnson, Steve Knott and Larry Muenchow.
Lucille (Pete) Jeanette Holstein, the daughter of John and Alida (Kenly) Thompson, was born February 14, 1920 in Tracy, Minnesota.
She attended Tracy Public Schools and was graduated from Tracy High School in 1937. She worked in the office of the Tracy Produce Company while still in high school and the following year. She then attended St. Cloud Teachers' College (now St. Cloud State) and Tracy Junior College while working for J.C. Penney Company.
Pete and Arthur Holstein were married February 2, 1941. After her husband returned from service in World War II, they moved to a farm 2 miles from Tracy where they lived & farmed for 41 years.
After their family was grown, Pete worked as Tracy Public Librarian for 12-1/2 years. Upon retirement she attended Southwest State University in Marshall, MN and received her Bachelor's degree in 1986.
Pete was baptized, confirmed, and a life-long member of Zion Lutheran Church in Tracy. She was a charter member of its re-organization in 1937.
Pete loved and was very loyal to her family, her church, and her hometown of Tracy. She enjoyed homemaking, being with friends, playing bridge, participating in many clubs, reading and traveling.
She died on Thursday, August 8, 2002, at Tracy Area Medical Services, at the age of 82 years.
Pete is survived by her husband, Arthur; two daughters, Mary Ann (Tom) Rolloff of Bloomington, MN and Linda Holstein of Golden Valley, MN; five grandchildren, Aaron (Peg) Rolloff, Amy (Bill) Marker, Sloane (Eric) Tyler, Sarah (Todd) Johnson and Amelia Holstein Bailey; and five great-grandchildren, Reilly and Tate Johnson, Sasha Tyler, Morgan and Payton Marker.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Interment was in Tracy City Cemetery with the Almlie Funeral Home of Tracy handling arrangements.
Edward S. Peck, 92
Edward Samuel Peck, 92, of Arlington, formerly of Garvin, died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2002, at Arlington Good Samaritan Center, Arlington.
Visitation was at Tracy Area Funeral Home and at Lake Sarah Lutheran Church. The service was held on Wednesday, August 14, 2002 at Lake Sarah Lutheran Church. Burial was in Hoiland Lutheran Cemetery, rural Garvin.
Born April 10, 1910 in Revere, he was the son of Clarence and Maria Peck. He married Margaret Klein Deb. 21, 1934.
He grew up and attended school in Revere and worked in Tracy. After marriage, they farmed in Garvin, where he also sheared sheep. In 1953, they moved to Tracy and he became a police officer. In 1955, they moved to Springfield and operated the Cozy Café, and he also continued to do some police work. In 1962, they moved to Mankato where he was a arc welder. He later worked in Minneapolis where they lived until retiring in 1977; then they moved to Braham. In 1993, they moved to rural Cambridge, and in 2002, they moved to Arlington.
Surviving are his wife; three sons, Darrold (Berneida) Peck, Worthington, Robert (Linda) Peck, Harris, Dennis (Kathy) Peck, Plymouth; one daughter, Betty (Gene) Roiger, Arlington; one sister, Edna Schmidt, Walnut Grove; 11 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.