Joseph Haney, 96
Joseph Haney, age 96, of Marshall passed away on
Monday, March 17, 2008 at the Morningside Heights
Care Center in Marshall. Funeral services
are planned for 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 20,
2008 at the Hamilton Funeral Home in Marshall.
Burial will be in the Custer Cemetery in Garvin.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday,
March 19, with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m., at
the Hamilton Funeral Home.
Joseph Albert Haney was born on April 7, 1911 to
Daniel and Ella (Helms) Haney in Kossuth County,
Iowa. He attended country schools in the Worthington
and Marshall areas before beginning work as a hired
hand on farms near Fulda and Worthington.
On February 4, 1940, Joe was united in marriage
to Evelyn Harris in Worthington. Joe and Evelyn
farmed in the Balaton and Tracy areas until
1960. They then moved to Marshall where Joe worked
as a foreman for Appleton Silo until 1980, followed
by several years as a janitor for Olson and
Johnson. He lovingly cared for Evelyn during
her extended illness until she passed away in September
He was a member of Eagles Aerie #3405 for
many years and was named Eagle of the Year in 1984-85.
His enjoyments included dancing, playing bingo and
cards, attending softball games, watching David
bowl, spending time at the lake with Darlys’
family and friends, and watching the Minnesota Twins.
Joe is survived by his children, Darlys (and
Don) Brewers and David (and Lisa) Haney of Marshall;
6 grandchildren, Debbie (and DeWayne) Schaffran
of Wood Lake, Stacy Brewers of Andover, Denise (and
Joe) Birman of Tracy, Angela (and Courtney) Hughes
of Marshall, Joe (and Sara) Haney of Marshall, and
Ed Haney of Marshall; 10 great-grandchildren; and
many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn; son,
Richard; sisters, Edith Kruse and Ada Kruse; brothers,
William, John, and Harry Haney.
Memorials preferred to Prairie Home Hospice.
Online condolences available at www.hamiltonfh.com
Milo Stevens, 69
Milo Richard Stevens passed away Wednesday, March
12, 2008, after a three year battle with colon cancer.
Milo was born in Lake Wilson, MN to Avis and Raymond
Stevens on April 24, 1938.
He graduated from Tracy High School and received
a degree in Business and Psychology from Mankato
Milo proudly served in the Army and in later years
ran his own small business in Redmond, WA.
Milo moved to Mount Vernon area after his retirement
Milo is survived by his wife Joyce, his daughters
Kathy and Andrea, his sons Tom and Paul, his grandson
Zachary, three brothers, Sonny Stevens, Roger Stevens,
Doug Stevens, and one sister Sandy Polzine.
He is preceded in death by his parents and one sister
Mary (Drake) Miller, 53
Memorial services will be held for Mary Miller on
Friday, March 21 at 10:30 a.m. at the Clarkfield
Lutheran Church. Visitation will be on Thursday,
March 20 from 5-7 p.m. at the Lynner Funeral Home
with a prayer service at 6 p.m. Pastor Mike Hanson
will officiate the service. Organist will be Charlann
Mary Francis (Drake) Miller was born on September
20, 1954 to parents Marvin and Ardys (Griffith)
at Mankato, Minnesota. Mary was raised
in Tracy, Minnesota, where she graduated from Tracy
High School. Shortly after graduation she
married Brent Miller. Mary and Brent raised
three children from their home in Clarkfield.
During Mary’s years as a loving mother, she
was actively involved with her children’s
and community activities. Mary volunteered
as a Sunday School teacher, Girl Scout leader, Wrestling
mom and in any other way she could. Visiting
with the ladies over morning coffee, scrap booking
her memories and playing cards with family were
a few of the things she loved most. She was
a faithful employee of the Clarkfield Care Center
for many years.
Mary passed away on Saturday, March 15, 2008
at Avera-McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls following
a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 53
years, 5 months and 24 days.
Mary is survived by her husband of 34 years, Brent
of Clarkfield, daughter and son-in law Colleen and
Matthew, son and daughter-in-law Eric and Crystal,
son Kyle and grandson Ethan. Mary is also
survived by her mother Ardys Drake, father-in-law
Orville Miller, Mary’s five brothers
and sisters, Brent’s two brothers, plus aunts,
nieces, nephews and countless friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, Marvin
Burial of Mary’s ashes will take place this
summer at the Clarkfield City Cemetery, Clarkfield,
MN after son Kyle returns from Iraq.