North Mankato resident, Andrew "Andy" Derek Layton, 26, died Saturday, January 5th 2013, surrounded by his family, at the Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato. A private family burial will be held. A memorial service celebrating Andy's life will be held at 4:00 pm to 6pm on Thursday January 10th at the Morson-Ario VFW, 1900 North River Front Drive, Mankato MN 56001.
Andy was born June 9th, 1986, in Panama City, Florida, to Cheri Hanson and Wade Layton. As he grew up he traveled with his family attending schools in Panama City Fl, Okinawa Japan, Anchorage AK, until they settled in North Mankato where he attended Mankato West, Mankato MN. After obtaining his GED he served in the U.S. Army Reserves as a combat medic, assigned to 492nd Engineer Company. Honorably discharged in March 2012.
Andy loved being outdoors, camping, hiking, fishing, four wheeling, snowboarding, repairing cars. He was an excellent craftsman, working as a handyman and carpenter. He is survived by his Mother Cheri Hanson (Christopher Carnahan) of North Mankato and his Father Wade Layton of Clovis, NM; daughter, Payton Scott, Cannon Lake, TX; Brothers, Brandon Layton and Corey Layton, step brother Cody Carnahan of North Mankato and step sister Kaylee Carnahan of Madelia, MN; Grandparents, Diane Hanson of North Mankato, Mary and Viril Layton of Aberdeen, SD ; Great-Grandmother, Frances Lange of Mankato. Uncles Rick Hanson, Brad (Ximena) Hanson of Mankato; Cousins, Heather, Joshua, Holly, Jacelyn, and Tyler of Mankato, MN.
He was preceded in death by his Grandfather Manford (Sonny) Hanson, and his beloved dog, Yoshi.
Nina Lorene Schmidt of North Mankato died peacefully on 5/17/13 as the result of a massive stroke.
Judith 'Judy' Roe
Judith "Judy" Belle (Martinson) Roe, age 71, of North Mankato, died May 18, 2013, at PathStone Living in Mankato after courageously living with Lewy Body Dementia for several years.
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The funeral service for Russell August Swenson will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at Vista Lutheran Church in New Richland.
Chuck 'C. Albert' Heil
Chuck "C. Albert" Heil, 74, of Surprise, AZ, Norway Lake, MN, and formerly of Bloomington and Mankato, MN, passed away on May 13, 2013.
Ervin A Freitag
Ervin A. Freitag, age 83 of Janesville, died Friday, May 17, 2013 at his home.
Robert P. Fritzke
Robert P. Fritzke, age 93 of Mankato, formerly of St. Clair, died Thursday, May 16 2013 at Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina.
Wayne C. Eastvold
Wayne C. Eastvold, age 89, of Blue Earth, died Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at St. Lukes Lutheran Care Center.
Luther Victor Johnson
Luther Victor Johnson, age 95, of rural Lake Crystal, died Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at Luther Memorial Home, Madelia.
Edna L. Pehrson
Edna L. Pehrson, age 92, of St. Peter, died on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at the Benedictine Living Community in St. Peter.
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