Rose Ann Skattum

Rose Ann Skattum, 86, Luverne, died Saturday, Aug. 26, 2000, in Mary Jane Brown Good Samaritan Center, Luverne.

Services were Tuesday, Aug. 29, in St. Catherine Church, Luverne. Burial was in St. Catherine Cemetery, Luverne.

Rose Ann McDermott was born to Owen and Maria (Crist) McDermott on April 28, 1914, in Darlington, Wis. The family later moved to Minnesota where she was raised. She graduated from Beaver Creek High School in 1932.

She married Asle Skattum on Aug. 2, 1940, at St. Catherine Church in Luverne. They made their home in Fullerton, Calif. They returned to the Midwest, living in Sioux Falls, S.D., until the mid -40s. They then moved to Hills where they resided until 1997 when they moved to Luverne.

Mrs. Skattum's greatest joys were her family, playing bridge with friends and reading.

Survivors include her husband, Asle, Luverne; two sons and daughters-in-law, Roger and Donna Skattum, Edgewood, Iowa, and Paul and Jeanne Skattum, Rochester; four grandchildren, Laura (Mark) Boomgaarden, Eden Prairie, Thomas Skattum, Chicago, Ill., Meghan and Joshua Skattum, Rochester.

Mrs. Skattum was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and two sisters.

The family wishes that memorials be directed to St. Catherine Church in Luverne.

Engebretson Funeral Home, Luverne, was in charge of arrangements.

Constance Weber

A memorial service for Constance Weber will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, in Congregational United Church of Christ, 31 4th Ave. SW., Hutchinson.

Constance "Connie" Ann Weber, 49, Hutchinson, died Friday, Aug. 25, 2000, at the Hospice Cottage in Luverne following a lengthy illness. She was the mother of "Teri" Chladek, Luverne.

Constance Ann Leopold was born to John and Irene Leopold on Oct. 26, 1950, in Heron Lake. She graduated from Fulda High School in 1968.

She married Alan "Bob" Weber on June 10, 1972, in St. Mary's Church, Dundee. The couple lived in St. Cloud where she attended St. Cloud State College. She graduated in 1973 with a bachelor of arts degree in sociology. They lived in San Antonio, Texas, and St. Paul before moving to Northfield. She worked for the Community Action Agency in Northfield. They lived in Hutchinson for the past 17 years where she worked for Scott County Social Services.

Mrs. Weber was a member of Congregational United Church of Christ in Hutchinson.

Survivors include her husband, Bob Weber, Hutchinson; one daughter and son-in-law, Teresa "Teri" and Tony Chladek, Luverne; two grandchildren, Andrew and Kelsey Chladek, Luverne; her mother, Irene (Eric) Erickson, Fulda; her siblings, Rita (Brad) Mills, Little Canada, Michael Leopold, W. Concord, Mary (Larry) Balfanz, Apple Valley, and Mark Leopold, Inver Grove Heights.

Mrs. Weber was preceded in death by her father, John, and her grandparents.

In lieu of flowers, the family wishes that expressions of sympathy be directed toward Hospice, Domestic Violence Program and the American Cancer Society.

Engebretson Funeral Home, Luverne, was in charge of arrangements.

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