Obituaries for May 22, 2002Published 12:00am Wednesday, May 22, 2002
Albert C. Bure, 83
Albert C. Bure, 83, of Austin, died Tuesday, May 21, 2002, at Austin Medical Center.
He was born March 11, 1919, to Carl and Christine (Pederson) Bure in Cass County near Pequot Lakes.
In 1943, he married Mavis Olson. Mavis died in 1954 of Polio. On Aug. 6, 1955, he married Joyce Thompson at Clear Lake, Iowa. They lived near Rose Creek before moving to Austin.
A member of Crane Chapel, Sons of Norway and Teamsters Local 160, Albert worked for LCL Transit for 27 years and enjoyed his retirement helping others.
Survivors include sons, Gary Bure, Albert Lea; Richard (Suzanne) Bure, Austin; Randy Bure, Austin; Steven Bure, Austin; Ronald (Susan) Bure, Lakeville; daughters, Cindy (Michael) Wadding, Austin; Brenda (Steven) Martell, Austin; 22 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; sisters, Ina Johnson, Albert Lea; Eva Hulburt, New Richland; Amy Struyk, Hollandale; Lolly Olson, Glenville; brother, Edward (Jeanette) Bure, Austin; nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Mavis; second wife, Joyce; brothers, Jasper and Carl Bure.
Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m., Thursday, May 23, 2002, at the funeral home and Friday at church for one hour before the service.
Service: 1 p.m., Friday, at Crane Community Chapel with Pastor Randy Petersen officiating.
Interment: Grandview Cemetery.
Funeral Home: Worlein Funeral Home, Austin.
Memorials: To the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Lewis C. "Lewie" Neubauer, 78
Lewis C. "Lewie" Neubauer, 78, of Austin, died Friday, May 17, 2002, at the Austin Medical Center.
He was born June 28, 1923, in Austin, to Fred and Marion (Lewis) Neubauer.
On May 10, 1947, he married Bonnie Holm at Central Presbyterian Church in Austin.
Lewie was a retired employee of the George A. Hormel Company.
He loved spending time with his family, friends and Willie. He also loved to read and listen to music, especially Jazz.
Survivors include wife, Bonnie Neubauer, Austin; daughters, Diane Wacholz, Austin; Denise Neubauer, Brooklyn Park; two grandchildren; one great-grandson; sister, Lorraine Hensel, Denver, Colo.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation: The family will greet friends following the service.
Service: 1 p.m. memorial service, Friday, May 24, 2002, at the Westminster Presbyterian Church with Revs. Andrew Lindahl and Robert Morgan officiating.
Interment: Oakwood Cemetery.
Funeral Home: Mayer Funeral Home, Austin.
Hazel S. Naversath, 91
Hazel S. Naversath, 91, of Austin, formerly of Lyle, died Monday, May 20, 2002 at Sacred Heart Care Center, Austin.
She was born July 19, 1910, in Lyle, to W.B. and Lizzie (Olson) Helfritz. She was baptized and confirmed at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Lyle.
She was educated in the Lyle schools and attended nurses training at St. Olaf Hospital in Austin.
On Oct. 11, 1939, she married Orville B. Naversath in Lyle. They farmed near Toeterville, Iowa. They later moved to Lyle where Hazel resided until moving to Sacred Heart Care Center in June 2000.
She was a member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church, where she taught Sunday school for several years. She was also a member of Naomi Circle.
Survivors include sisters, Gladys Jorgenson, Austin; Lois Quindt, Grinnell, Iowa; brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Beverly Helfritz, Austin; nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, four brothers and one sister.
Visitation: 4 to 6 p.m., today, May 22, 2002, at the funeral home and Thursday at the church for one hour before the service.
Service: 10:30 a.m., Thursday, at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Lyle with the Rev. Barbara Finley-Shea officiating. Organist will be Pam Sampson and soloist will be Brad Nelson. Casket bearers will be Jim Jorgenson, Terry Jorgenson, Nathan Jorgenson, Larry Murphy, Larry Helfritz and Bill Helfritz.
Interment: Six Mile Grove Lutheran Cemetery, Lyle.
Funeral Home: Clasen-Jordan Mortuary, Austin.