Places

  • Worthington is also known as: Nobles County / Worthington city.

Facts

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Worthington Daily Globe.

History

It is the county seat of Nobles County. The city's site was first settled in the 1870s as Okabena Station on a line of the Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha Railway, later the Chicago and North Western Railway (now part of the Union Pacific Railroad) where steam engines would take on water from adjacent Lake Okabena. More people entered along with one A.P. Miller of Toledo, Ohio, under a firm called the National Colony Organization. Miller named the new city after his wife's maiden name. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.5 square miles (22 km), of which, 7.2 square miles (19 km) of it is land and 1.4 square miles (3.6 km) of it (16.10%) is water. Main highways include: Worthington's First Decade: The first European to set eyes on southwestern Minnesota was French explorer Joseph Nicollet. Nicollet mapped the area between the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers in the 1830s. He called the region “Sisseton Country” in honor of the Sisseton band of Dakota Indians then living there. It was a rolling sea of wide open prairie grass...

The official website for the city of Worthington is http://www.ci.worthington.mn.us/.

There are currently 3 funeral home listings for the city of Worthington, Minnesota.

Worthington Obituaries

It was disclosed by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on February 3rd, 2016 that Nancy Lynn Edwards died in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Nancy Lynn's life.

It was reported on October 25th, 2015 that Dennis Dean Eikenberry passed on in Port Orange, Florida.  Eikenberry was 78 years old and was born in Worthington, MN.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Dennis Dean's life.

It was written by Peninsula Daily News on August 21st, 2015 that Sandra Kay Hartmann passed away in Port Angeles, Washington.  Hartmann was 77 years old and was born in Worthington, MN.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Sandra Kay's life.

It was reported by Monterey Herald on March 3rd, 2015 that Betty Dawn Reta (Wasmund) passed away in Monterey, California.  Ms. Reta was 90 years old and was born in Worthington, MN.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Betty Dawn's life.

It was written by St Francis Herald on October 2nd, 2014 that Richard Douglas "Dick" Rohweder perished in St Francis, Kansas.  Rohweder was 73 years old and was born in Worthington, MN.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Richard Douglas "Dick"'s life.

It was disclosed by West Central Tribune on July 15th, 2014 that Richard Hartog perished in Worthington, Minnesota.  Hartog was 82 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Richard's life.

It was disclosed by The Daily News on July 10th, 2014 that James F Ray passed away in Longview, Washington.  Ray was 78 years old and was born in Worthington, MN.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor James F's life.

It was written by The News Tribune on June 25th, 2014 that Janice Marie Makepeace died in Puyallup, Washington.  Makepeace was 73 years old and was born in Worthington, MN.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Janice Marie's life.

It was reported by Des Moines Register on June 25th, 2014 that Alice Victoria Van Wert-Murray (Anderson) passed away in Iowa.  Ms. Van Wert-Murray was 101 years old and was born in Worthington, MN.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Alice Victoria's life.

It was noted on March 9th, 2014 that James Andrew Huey passed away in Tacoma, Washington.  Huey was 33 years old and was born in Worthington, MN.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor James Andrew's life.

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Funeral Homes in Worthington

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Benson's Funeral Home
1225 Ryans Rd
Worthington, MN 56187
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Dingmann Funeral Home
1545 Mcmillan St
Worthington, MN 56187
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Memorial Gardens
29600 County Highway 35
Worthington, MN 56187

Worthington Funeral Home News

Police Report - Oct. 18-24
An officer cited Derk Ball, 79, of Sioux Falls, S.D., for no Minnesota drivers license. An officer escorted a funeral procession ... An officer cited Joshua Knutson, 21, of Worthington for a seat belt violation. An officer cited Dustin Brockopp, 22, of ...
http://www.jacksoncountypilot.com/Stories/StoryPrint.cfm?SID=28735

Howard Johnson
A viewing will be from 4-8 p.m. today at Hamilton Funeral Home, 701 Jewett St ... family would like to thank Prairie View Healthcare Center (Tracy, MN) and Compassionate Care Hospice (Worthington, MN) for their tender loving care.
http://www.marshallindependent.com/page/content.detail/id/524742/Howard-Johnson.html

Obituary: Alice Held
Funeral services will be on Friday, November 5, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. at the American Lutheran Churchin Worthington, Minnesota, with the Rev. Ryan Radtke officiating. Burial will be at the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery.Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 ...
http://www.dglobe.com/event/article/id/42589/group/Records/

Franklin Selvey
Funeral services will be Friday ... After his schooling he came to Minnesota and met Sylvia in Cottonwood County. They were married on Feb. 6, 1940, in Worthington, Minn. Following their marriage he worked on a farm in the Mountain Lake area.
http://www.brainerddispatch.com/stories/110410/obi_20101104027.shtml

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Benson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Worthington ...
At Benson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, we take great pride in the ... Proud to be Worthington's Only Locally Owned and Operated Funeral Home. Admin ...
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Dingmann Funeral Home - Worthington, Minnesota
The Dingmann Family has been serving central Minnesota since the early 1900's when John Dingmann began providing funeral services in Clear Lake. The Dingmann Family ...
http://www.dingmannandsons.com/Worthington/