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February 1st, 2024

United Way of McLeod County receives 2023 Touchstone Energy Community Award

McLeod Cooperative Power awarded its 2023 Touchstone Energy Community Award to the United Way of McLeod County. This yearly award recognizes a local non-profit or community group that had a positive impact within McLeod Cooperative Power’s service territory. The United Way of McLeod County was one of nine nominees for this year’s award and was acknowledged for its youth scholarship program, which provided 115 scholarships to local youth in the past year.

Find the full story in the Feb. 2, 2024 addition of The Chronicle.

Death notice: Helen Mayer, 96, of Glencoe

Helen Marie Mayer, 96, of Glencoe, MN, passed away Friday, Jan. 26, 2024, at Grand Meadows Senior Living in Glencoe.
A Mass of Christian burial will take place Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024, at 2 p.m. at the Church of St. Pius X in Glencoe, with interment following at the Glencoe Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation will take place Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024, from 12:30 to 2 p.m., one-and-a-half hours prior to the service at the church.
Arrangements are with the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe. Online guestbook is available at www.mcbridechapel.com.

Death notice: Jerome Warzecha, 85, of Glencoe

Jerome Frank Warzecha, 85, of Glencoe, MN, passed away Saturday, Jan. 27, 2024, at Lakeside Generations Assisted Living in Dassel, MN.
A Mass of Christian burial will take place Friday, Feb. 2, 2024, at 1 p.m. at the Church of St. Pius X in Glencoe, with interment following at the Glencoe Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation took place Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe, and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church Friday, Feb. 2.

Wallace Wendorff, 82

Wallace “Wally” Wendorff, 82, of Glencoe, MN, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024.
A memorial service took place Monday, Jan. 29, 2024, 11 a.m., at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe, with interment following in the church cemetery. A gathering of family and friends took place Monday, Jan. 29, from 9 to 11 a.m., two hours prior to the service at the church.
Clergy: Pastor Daniel Welch.
Organist: Paul Otte.
Congregational hymns: “What A Friend We Have In Jesus,” “On Eagle’s Wings,” “How Great Thou Art,” and “I’m But A Stranger Here.”

January 25th

Lois Siewert, 80

Lois Jane Siewert, 80, of Hamburg, MN, passed away peacefully at Savanna Prairie Assisted Living in Kimball, MN, Monday, Jan. 15, 2024.
A funeral service took place Monday, Jan. 22, 2024, at 11 a.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church (18175 County Road 50) in Hamburg, with Vicar Todd Bentz as officiant.
Visitation took place one hour prior to the service Monday, Jan. 22 at the church. Interment was in Emanuel Lutheran Cemetery.

Betty Oelfke, 88

Betty Oelfke, 88, of Arlington, MN, passed away peacefully at her home Monday, Jan. 22, 2024, following a very brief battle with cancer.
Visitation took place from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, 2024, at Emanuel Lutheran Church, Hamburg, MN.
A funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 26, 2024, at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Hamburg, with visitation one hour prior to the funeral. Vicar Todd Bentz will officiate.
Interment will follow the service at the church cemetery. Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers.

Vera Oelfke, 79

Vera Emma Oelfke, 79, of Plato, MN, passed away surrounded by family Thursday, Jan. 18, 2024, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, MN.
A funeral service took place Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2024, at 11 a.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Hamburg, MN, with interment following at the church cemetery.
Visitation took place Monday, Jan. 22, 2024, from 4 to 7 p.m., at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Hamburg, and did continue one hour prior to the service at the church.
Clergy who officiated: Vicar Todd Bentz.
Organist: Kathy Oelfke.
Soloist: Vicar Todd Bentz, “Borning Cry.”

Janet Krienke, 87

Janet H. Krienke, 87, of Glencoe, MN, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024, at GlenFields Living With Care in Glencoe.
A funeral service took place Saturday, Jan. 20, 2024, at 11 a.m. at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe, with interment in the First Lutheran Cemetery in Glencoe.
Visitation took place Friday, Jan. 19, 2024, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe, and did continue one hour prior to the service at the church Saturday, Jan. 20.
Clergy officiating: Pastor Don Andrix.
Organist: Paul Otte.

Pantherettes return to winning ways

New Ulm - The Pantherettes were able to recapture the magic of their jazz routine, taking first place for the third time this season at New Ulm’s mini meet on last Thursday evening.
The Pantherettes scored a 277 which eclipses their previous high of 275.

Find the full story in the Jan. 26, 2024 addition of The Chronicle.

Graupmann breaks school record on beam

St. Peter 132.625, GSL 132.575
Glencoe - The GSL Panther gymnastics team continues their ascent, breaking another team scoring mark with their 132.575 on Tuesday evening.