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Obituaries Earl Montag Funeral services for retired Big Stone City, SD, farmer, Earl Montag, age 89, of rural Big Stone City, were held Monday, Dec. 21, 1998 in the Emanuel Lutheran Church in Milbank with the Reverend Dennis L. Schuitz and the Reverend Mark A. Erickson officiating. He was baptized May 25, 1909 and confirmed Nov. 18, 1923 at Geneseo Lutheran Church. Earl received his elementary education at the Lockwood Township School arid attended Ortonville High School for one year. He was united in marriage to Wilma Jean Zebill in Milbank on Oct. 6, 1944. Earl and Wilma farmed on the family farm for many years, still residing there in the summer months. Earl was a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church in Milbank. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, and Mr. Montag died Friday, Dec. 18, 1998 in the Whetstone Valley Care Center in Milbank. Music was presented by Phylis M. Schultz, organist, and Larry Tietjen, soloist. Burial was in Mound Cemetery at OrtonviUe. Pallbearers were Jeffrey and Gregory Paulsen; Kayla and Nyla Schroeder; and Beth and Laura Montag. Earl was born April I1, 1909, on the family farm located on the shores of Big Stone Lake in Roberts County, SD, the son of George and Helena (Block) Montag. enjoyed sitting outside and watching the lake and the boats in the summer. Survivors include his wife, Wilma, rural Big Stone City, SD; one son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Anne, rural Big Stone City, SD; two daughters and sons-in-law, Anita and Gerald Paulsen, Canby, and Gwen and Darwin Schroeder, Hot Springs, SD; and t2 grandchildren; two nephews and three nieces. Earl was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Myron and one sister, Myrtle. The EmanueI-Patterson Funeral Home of Milbank was in charge of arrangements. James Radermacher Mundwiler Funeral Home farmed near Franklin, from 1957- announces the death of James L. 1979. They moved to Milbank, SD in Radermacher, 75 1978. of Milbank, SD, James operated Stolpman Gravel who died Dec. for three years. Following his semi- 19th at the retirement, James worked part time O r t o n v i i ! e jobs for area farmers and at the Hospital. A mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, Dec. 23rd at 10:30 a.m. in the St. Lawrence Catholic Church. Rev. Denis Quinkert, O.S.B. will officiate and burial will be in the St. Joseph Cemetery at Rosen. Visitation will be Tuesday at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church-from 2- 7 p.m.; followed by a scripture and rosary service at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will continue at the church on Wednesday one hour prior to the mass. Music will be presented by: Sandy Tucholke, organist and St, Lawrence Funeral Choir. Pallbearers will be Mr. Radamlaer's sons: Allen,, Je,,ff, Bill, Tim, Greg and Jim Radermacher. , Honorary pallbearers will be'the ' grandchildren and friends, and Ben and Glenn Engebretson, Albert "Boots" H0ffman, Mannie Karels, Jim Karels, Emery Anderson, Matt Unzen and Craig Anderson. Military rites will be presented by the American Legion, Birch-Miller Post #9 and the VFW Grant County Post #3486. James Leo Radermacher was born June 8, 1923 at rural Rosen (Lac qui Parle County); the son of Simon and Katherine (Meuwissen) Radermacher. He attended school at Rosen. He served in the United States Army during World War II, from 1944-46 and also the Korean War from 1950- 51. James was united in marriage on March 4, 1954, at Miibank, SD with Marlys Engebretson. The couple Milbank airport. He was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church of Milbank. Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Marlys Radermacher of Milbank; six sons and daughters-in- law: Allen and Linda Radermacher of Franklin; Jeff and Barb Radermacher of Bird Island; Bill and Becki Radermacher of Franklin; Tim and Janice Radermacher of Hector; Greg Radeimacher and friend Kay Clobes of Hector, and Jim and Malea Radermacher of Twin Brooks, SD. Seven daughters and sons-in-law: Deb and Clete Frank of Willmar; Karen and Jim Koepke of Milbank, SD; Mary and Steve Winther of Ortonville; Brenda and Randy Schmieg of Big Stone City, SD; Jenny and Scott Pinkert of Big Stone City, SD; Pam and Todd Lounsbery Of-, Rovil!o-SI and Kim and, Randy, Eisenschenk of MJIbaxtk,.,SD, Twenty- five grandchildren. Four brothers and sisters-in-law: Glenn and Liz Radermacher of Ortonville; Carl and Alice Radermacher of Ortonville; Sam and Jeannie Radermacher of New Hope, and Nell Radermacher, of Pahrump, NV. Four sisters and brothers-in-law: Myra Jean Schmieg of Rosen; Phyllis and Joe DeRosier of Brainerd; Doris and Adrian Valdes of Mexico City, Mexico and Katherine and Ran Karges of Rosemount. James was preceded in death by his parents, one infant son, James; one infant daughter, Sherry and two brothers, Florian and Michael. The Mundwiler Funeral Home of Milbank is in charge of the arrangements for James L. Radermacber. Oscar A. Angerhofer Funeral services for retired Alban Township, Grant County, SD, farmer, Oscar A. Angerhofer were held 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, 1998 in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Alban Township, Grant Co., SD, with the Reverend Robert Behling officiating. Mr. Angerhofer died on Wednesday, Dec. 9, in the Ortonville Hospital. Music was presented by Anna Marohl, organist. Visitation was at the Emanuel Patterson Funeral Home in Milbank on Friday from 4-8 p.m. and in the church Saturday one hour before services. Burial was in the church cemetery. Honorary pallbearers were his special friends and family. Active pallbearers were Joseph Angerhofer; Jerry, Mark and Richard Giese; Lynn Kaufman, Terry Deutchman, and Greg Barnett. He was born on May 29, 1914, in Grant Co., SD, the son of William and Ella (Loessin) Angerhofer. Oscar's mother, Ella, died when he was two years old and his father married Laura Rudolph. Oscar attended Alban Township #2 and #6 country schools. Oscar then worked for various He was united in marriage to Alma E. Schultz on Oct. 19, 1938, in Milbank. Following marriage, Oscar worked for a farmer near Ortonville for four years. In 1942, the couple rented and then purchased their farm in Alban Township. Alma died on ...._. June 25, 1992. Oscar continued to live in rural Big Stone City until entering the Northridge Residence in Ortonville, about nine months ago. He was a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Alban Township and served as a church elder for many years. He loved farming and visiting with friends and neighbors. , Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Arlin and Verna Angerhofer, rural Big Stone City, SD; two daughters and one son-in-law, Judith Giese, Benson, and Carolyn and Harlan Monson, rural Milbank, SD; twelve grandchildren; six great grandchildren; two stepbrothers and one step-sister-in-law, Robert and alga Angerhofer and Harold Angerhofer, all of rural Milbank; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his farmers in Grant Co., SD, and in parents, stepmother, wife, one step- North Dakota and Minnesota. He brother and one stepsister. worked at the Big Stone Canning The Emanuel-Patterson Funeral Factory and also helped load ice from Home of Milbank is in charge of Big Stone Lake into railroad box cars. arrangements. Washer OAI 9 Lb, Jug $F}49 #95 Fluid ...... 761 , ZEROICE .... /-- 8 Cllon vO4- l 120,.739 (9590) wot/O/Voc 077-552 (925-30-5) i , ?mtonvtlll ]tin .418 LIO.LI9413B Patricia Wollschlager Funeral services for Patricia Wollschlager, 76, of Milbank, SD, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 23, 1998 in St. Charles Catholic Church at Big Stone City, SD. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 3 to 4 p.m. a,t the Whetstone Valley Nursing Home in Milbank and from 5 to 8 p.m. with a 7:30 p.m. Prayer Service, both in St. Charles Catholic Church at Big Stone City, SD. Father Ray Otto will officiate, with special music by the St. Charles Choir and guitarist, Paula Rausch. Honorary pallbearers will be Pat's grandchildren and great grandchildren. Active pallbearers will be J.D. Ross, Dr. Robert Yaeger, Harris Selvig, Larry Walsh, Richard Kvidera and Arlen Stevanus. Interment will be in the St. Charles Catholic Cemetery. Patricia Marie Wollschlager was born Oct. 12, 1922 at Milbank to Richard and Laura (Steltz) Van Hout. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Lawrence Catholic Church. She attended grade school in Ortonville. On June 23, 1943 she was united in marriage to Vincent John Wollschlager in St. John's Catholic Church at Ortonville. Pat's life work was homemaking and caring for her 15 children. She also worked at the Ortonville school as a dietician. In her spare time she enjoyed crocheting. Mrs. Wollschlager died oSaturday, Dec. 19, 1998 at St. Bernarq,S, Hospital in Milbank, reaching the..age of 76 years, two months and seven days. She will be remembered for her love of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. 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