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Date: Friday, March 24, 2017

Time: 10:00 to 11:00 A.M.

Worlein Funeral Home, Austin, MN


Date: Friday, March 24, 2017

Time: 11:00 A.M.

Worlein Funeral Home Chapel
Austin, MN


Saetersdal Cemetery
Harmony, MN



Hubert Jertson, age 84 of Austin, Minnesota died Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Our House Assisted Living, Austin.  Hubert was born May 9, 1932 in Lanesboro, Minnesota to Edwin and Cora (Hildestad) Jertson.  He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran church in the Lanesboro area.  He graduated from Harmony High School.  Hubert married Beverly (Hovey) Jertson, they later divorced.  Hubert farmed for a short time and also owned and operated a feed store and a shoe repair shop in Spring Valley.  He also was on the city council and was the past mayor of Spring Valley.  After suffering a stroke, he entered a nursing home in Austin and was later diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.

Hubert is survived by his three children, Tenny (Debra) Jertson of Vinton, Iowa, Renee (Ron) Hyland of Owatonna, MN, and Corey Jertson of Elton, MN.; seven grandchildren Krista, Kam, Kasi (Tommy), Amanda (Peter), Erik (Sarah), Nathan and Michael; four great-grandchildren Caden, Dayla, Jillian and Oliver; ex-wife Beverly and sister Janell (Dale) Himmer of Elgin, MN.  He was preceded in death by his parents Edwin and Cora Jertson; brothers Perlam, LuVerne and Edd; two children Terry (died in infancy) and Barry.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Worlein Funeral Home Chapel in Austin with Pastor Dale Christianson officiating.  Interment will follow in Saetersdal Cemetery, rural Harmony.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on Friday at Worlein Funeral Home.  Memorials to donor’s choice.  Worlein Funeral Home of Austin is assisting the family with arrangements. A special thanks to Karen Carlson and Chris Swatfager at Mower County Human Services for the guidance and foresight in getting the help for my father, Janine Marks of Hope Guardianship Services and the entire staff at Our House Memory Care. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.worlein.com.

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