June Simpson, 94, of Paynesville, died Monday, August 1, 2022 at Rushseba Station in Rush City. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, August 8, 2022 at Paynesville Lutheran Church. Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service church. Burial will be in Pelican Lake Methodist Cemetery near Buffalo. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in Paynesville.
Pamela A. Pfeifer, 73 of Paynesville, died Thursday, July 28, 2022 at the St. Cloud Hospital. Memorial services will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at Paynesville Lutheran Church in Paynesville. Visitation will begin at 9:30 until time of service. Burial will be in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Mission Experience of Haiti (www.missionexperience.org) or PLC general fund. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in Paynesville. www.hafh.org Pamela Ann Pfeifer was born on December 27, 1948 in Jersey City, NJ, the daughter of Arthur and Eleanor (Backe) Lindstrom. She grew up in Jersey City where she attended Briggs Grammar School and Jefferson High School, graduating in 1967. She continued her education at Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato. On September 13, 1969, Pam was united in marriage to Siegmund Pfeifer in Sparta, New Jersey. They made their home in Nicollet and Litchfield before moving to Paynesville in 2000. After her children were born, she enrolled at St. Cloud State University where she received her degree in Early Childhood Special Education and brought the Early Childhood Family Education Program to Paynesville. She retired in 2013. Pam was an active member of Paynesville Lutheran Church where sang in the choir, she also served on council, taught Sunday school and participated in Bible Study. She enjoyed young children, reading, family activities, spoiling her grandchildren, cooking and collecting recipes. Pam is survived by her husband, Siegmund of 52 years; children, Nicole (Paul) Johnson of Two Harbors and Eric Pfeifer of Blaine; and grandchildren, Joshua, Luke, Mallorie and Olivia. She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Arthur and Nadine.