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  • Magdalen G. Van Havermaet

    Magdalen G. “Maggie” Van Havermaet, age 95 of Sauk Centre, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at Getty Street Assisted Living in Sauk Centre.

    A private family service will be held at a later date.

  • Orlin E. Ladwig

    Orlin E. Ladwig, age 80 of Sauk Centre, passed away on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at the Knute Nelson Care Center in Alexandria.

    A memorial service will be held at a later date and posted on our website when restrictions are lifted.

  • Roxann M.  (Kleinschmidt) Behnen
    Roxann M. “Rox” (Kleinschmidt) Behnen, age 67 of Sauk Centre, passed away after a five-year courageous battle with A-plastic anemia, MDS, and complete bone marrow failure. She passed peacefully, surrounded by her husband and sister on Thursday, March 26, 2020, at her home in Sauk Centre. Rox is now reunited with her father, Ollie, and brothers, Randy and Ronnie.
  • Richard A. Tegels
    Richard Anthony “Dick”  Tegels, age 74, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Saturday, March 28, 2020, at his home in Sauk Centre after a one-month-long battle with cancer.
  • Bernette C. (nee Ostendorf) Stimson
    Bernette C. “Bernie” (nee Ostendorf) Stimson, age 85, of Stillwater, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on March 26, 2020. A service will be held at a later date. Complete notice will follow. Arrangements with Bradshaw Funeral and Cremation Services, 2800 Curve Crest Boulevard, Stillwater, MN  651-439-5511.          
  • Mary Ann Birr
    Mary Ann Birr, age 83, of St. Cloud, died  March 26, 2020, at Quiet Oaks Hospice House in St. Augusta. Mary was born Oct. 2, 1936, in St. Martin to Mathias and Rose (Hoppe) Garding. She married Rueben P. Birr March 3, 1962, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Anna. Mary raised her three boys and later worked outside the home, at Stearns Manufacturing, Fingerhut and the Holiday Inn. She is a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud. In her spare time, Mary loved spending time with her friends and family playing cards and games.
  • Sidney A. Lyon

    Sidney A. “Sid” Lyon, age 95 of Grey Eagle, died Tuesday, March 24, 2020,  at the VA Medical Center in St. Cloud, Minn. 

    A private graveside service was held March 28 at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Grey Eagle with Rev. Ron Dockendorf officiating. Military Honors were by the Melrose Veterans Honor Guard. A Mass of Resurrection will be held at a later date and posted on the Patton-Schad website when restrictions are lifted.

  • Darlene M. Scherping
    Darlene M. Scherping, age 70 of Grey Eagle, Minn., died Thursday, March 26, 2020, at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud, Minn. 
  • Russell R. Roelike
    In following the guidelines in keeping services private to just the family, if you would like to show your support, you may have flowers sent to the funeral home prior to the services being held on Tuesday.
  • Rosemary A. Meyer

    osemary A. “Rosie” Meyer, age 82 of Sauk Centre, died peacefully, surrounded by her family on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at her home in Sauk Centre.

    A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 14 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Sauk Centre with Rev. Rick Aubol officiating. Interment was at St. Andrew’s Cemetery in Greenwald. Visitation was from 4-8 p.m. Friday and from 9:45-10:45 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul’s Catholic Church. Parish prayers were held at 4 p.m. followed by the Christian Women at 7 p.m. Friday evening at the church.

  • Kevin J. Preusser

    Kevin J. Preusser, age 64 of Freeport, Minn., passed away unexpectedly with his family at his side on Friday, March 13, 2020, at the St. Cloud Hospital. 

    A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 18, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Freeport with Rev. Daniel Walz officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.

  • Nicole L. Schloegl-Bartkowicz
    Nicole L. “Nikki” Schloegl-Bartkowicz, age 40 of Sauk Centre, Minn., died from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident on Thursday, March 12, 2020, near her home in Sauk Centre. 
  • Florentine “Flo” E. (Koopmeiners) Roering

    Florentine “Flo” E. (Koopmeiners) Roering, beloved wife, grandmother, great-grandmother, 81, of Maplewood, passed away peacefully March 7, 2020.

    Mass of Christian Burial was March 11 at Transfiguration Catholic Church in Oakdale. Interment was at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

  • Edward C. Breitbach
    Edward C. Breitbach, 89, of Mounds View, passed away on Feb. 17, 2020. 
  • Ruth Ann Miller
    The Mass of Christian Burial for Ruth Ann Miller will be 11 a.m. Monday, March 16 at Seven Dolors Parish in Albany. There will be a visitation from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, March 15 at Seven Dolors Parish, as well as one hour prior to the Mass Monday at church. Ruth entered Heaven’s kingdom Wednesday, March 11 surrounded by her loved ones. She was born Aug. 2, 1940, in Melrose the daughter of Louis Sr. and Lonie (Bohmer) Katzner.
  • Florentine “Flo” E. (Koopmeiners) Roering

    Florentine “Flo” E. (Koopmeiners) Roering, beloved wife, grandmother, great-grandmother, 81, of Maplewood, passed away peacefully March 7, 2020.

    Mass of Christian Burial was March 11 at Transfiguration Catholic Church in Oakdale. Interment was at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

  • Roger Christen
    A Mass of Christian Burial for Roger Christen will be at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church of Farming at 11 a.m., March 14. A visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at St. Catherine’s before the Mass.
  • Charles “Chuck” VanHavermaet, 60, died Feb. 23, 2020, at St. Mary’s hospital in Rochester.
  • Florentine ‘Flo’ E. (Koopmeiners) Roering, 81, of Maplewood, passed away March 7, 2020. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 11, at Transfiguration Catholic Church, (6133 15th St. N., Oakdale). Visitation 9-11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Interment 9:45 a.m., Thursday, March 12, at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
  • Marie A. “Mayme” Imdieke
    Marie A. “Mayme” Imdieke, age 102 of Greenwald, died peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, March 1, 2020, at Mother of Mercy Nursing Home in Albany, Minn. 
  • Kevin R. Phillipp
    Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 10, at St. Columbkille Catholic Church in St. Wendel for Kevin R. Phillipp, age 52, of St. Wendel, who passed away Friday, March 6, 2020, at Quiet Oaks Hospice. The Rev. Eugene Doyle will officiate. Burial will be in the St. Columbkille Parish Cemetery. Visitation will be d from 4-8 p.m. Monday, March 9, and from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service Tuesday, all at St. Columbkille Catholic Church. Recitation of the Most Holy Rosary will be at 4:15 p.m., followed by parish prayers at 7:30 p.m. both Monday at the Church.
  • Marjorie J. Wagner
    Marjorie J. “Marge” Wagner, age 89 of Sauk Centre, died peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, at Alomere Health Hospital in Alexandria.
  • Bernice A. (Schmiesing) Peterson
    Bernice Agnes (Schmiesing) Peterson, age 85 of Princeton, died peacefully at home, surrounded by her family on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020.
  • Richard H. Koenig
    Mass of Christian Burial will be noon Thursday, March 5, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell for Richard H. Koenig, 61 of Albany, who entered into eternal life on his 61st birthday, Feb. 27, 2020, at the St. Cloud Hospital surrounded by his loving family. The Rev. Timothy Baltes will officiate and burial will be at the parish cemetery. Friends and relatives may call from 4-8 p.m., Wednesday, March 4, at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids and also one hour prior to services at the church Thursday morning. Parish prayers will be at 7 p.m. at the funeral home Wednesday evening.
  • Keith Dickinson
    he Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Keith Richard Dickinson, age 74 of Sartell, will be noon Monday, March 9, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell. Burial will be at Camp Ripley at a later date. Keith died Feb. 25, 2020, at the St. Cloud VA Medical Center surrounded by his loving family. There will be a visitation from 4-8 p.m., Sunday, March 8, at the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell and will continue after 10 a.m. Monday at the church. Parish prayer and a time of sharing will be at 8 p.m. Sunday. Arrangements are entrusted to Miller Carlin Funeral Homes.
  • Lindsey M. Urbashich
    Mass of Christian Burial will be 2 p.m. Saturday, March 7 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Holdingford for Lindsey M. Urbashich, age 24, of Holdingford who died unexpectedly at the St. Cloud Hospital Feb. 26, 2020. The Rev. Gregory Mastey will officiate and burial will be in the parish cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday, March 6 and one hour prior to the service Saturday, both at the church. Parish prayers will be at 4:30 p.m. followed by the Christian Women. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Avon.
  • Harvey G. Mayers
    Harvey G. Mayers, age 82 of Freeport, Minn., passed away Feb. 14, 2020.
  • Rita C. Blommel
    Rita C. Blommel, age 89 of Freeport, Minn., passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, March 1, 2020,  at CentraCare Health Hospital in Melrose, Minn. 
  • Donald A. Schiemann
    Donald Anthony Schiemann, 86, passed away peacefully at home in Bozeman, Mont., on Jan.  28, 2020.
  • Ann M. Nietfeld
    Ann M. Nietfeld, age 89 of Meire Grove, Minn., died peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, at the CentraCare Melrose Nursing Home in Melrose, Minn.
  • David E. Schwanke
    David E. “Dave” Schwanke, age 74 of St. Cloud, Minn., passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Feb.26, 2020, at the Mother of Mercy Nursing Home in Albany, Minn.  
  • Byron Lee “Tank” Thomas
    Byron Lee “Tank” Thomas, age 82, of Albany, passed away peacefully Feb. 28, 2020, at his home in Albany.
  • Avis E. Nelson
    Avis E. Nelson, age 89 of Sauk Centre, formerly of Grand Forks, N.D., died peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, at the CentraCare Health Nursing Home in Sauk Centre.
  • Dorothy Anna Dirkes
    The Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Dorothy A. Dirkes, age 92 of Albany, was Feb. 20 at Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Albany. Burial followed in the parish cemetery. Dorothy died at the Mother of Mercy Campus of Care in Albany.
  • David William Raden
    David William Raden, loving son, brother, uncle, godfather, and friend, passed away at the age of 70 Feb. 13, 2020, at the St. Cloud Hospital.
  • June A. (Rohde) Waldvogel
    June A. (Rohde) Waldvogel, age 92 of Burtrum, Minn., passed away peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, at the CentraCare – Sauk Centre Hospital in Sauk Centre, Minn.
  • Raymond J. Pohlmann
    Raymond J. “Ray” Pohlmann, age 92 of Grey Eagle, Minn., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, at the CentraCare-Melrose Hospital in Melrose, Minn.  
  • Florence Dirkes
    Florence “Flo” Dirkes, age 88 of Albany, Minn., passed away on Thursday, Feb.  20, 2020, at the St. Cloud Hospital surrounded by her family as they said the Lord’s Prayer together. 
  • Verla Lou Herzog
    Funeral services were on Saturday, Feb.  22, 2020, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Freeport, Minn.,  for Verla Lou Herzog. Verla passed away Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, at the age of 82, after a courageous fight with cancer. 
  • Ronald “Tork” Walter Beste, age 64 of Sauk Centre, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, at St. Cloud Hospital.
    Ronald “Tork” Walter Beste, age 64 of Sauk Centre, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, at St. Cloud Hospital.
  • Harold J. Grundman
    Harold J. Grundman, age 88, of Alexandria, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, at Diamond Willow Assisted Living in Alexandria.
  • Dorothy Anna Dirkes
    The Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Dorothy A. Dirkes, age 92 of Albany, will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Albany. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Dorothy died at the Mother of Mercy Campus of Care in Albany.  There will be a visitation from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Miller-Carlin Funeral home in Albany and again after 10 a.m. Thursday at Seven Dolors Church. Seven Dolors parish prayers will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday, followed by the Seven Dolors Christian Mothers at 6 p.m.
  • Bernice A. Kluempke
    Bernice A. Kluempke, age 92 of Melrose, died peacefully, surrounded by her family on Thursday, Feb.13, 2020, at the CentraCare Health Nursing Home in Melrose, Minn. 
  • Debra “Debbie” Borash
    The Mass of Christian Burial for Debra “Debbie” Borash (Seelen), age 63 will be at noon Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in North Prairie. Visitation will be from 4–9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, North Prairie, and will continue after 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church in North Prairie. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Debbie passed away Wednesday, Feb. 12 at Quiet Oaks Hospice House in St. Augusta, surrounded by her loving family. Arrangements are with the Miller-Carlin Funeral Homes.
  • Genevieve “Jenny” C. Doll
    Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m., Friday, Feb. 14 at St. Martin Catholic Church in St. Martin for Genevieve “Jenny” C. Doll, age 86, who died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, at Mother of Mercy Home in Albany. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
  • Norbert A. Humbert
    Norbert A. “Norb” Humbert, age 92 of New Munich, Minn., would like to let you know that his work here on earth is done. He received a call from our Loving Lord with an offer that he couldn’t refuse. This offer includes a grand reunion with his beloved bride of 50 years, Luella, great-grandson, Nathan, and many other family and friends which he has not seen in a very long time.
  • Evelyn J. Hellmann
    Evelyn J. Hellmann, age 89 of Crystal, Minn. passed away Feb. 3, 2020.  Evelyn was born Oct. 16, 1930, in Melrose, Minn., to Joseph and Rose Hinnenkamp.  She is preceded in death by husband, Gregory. 
  • Kenneth “Ken” Heisick
    The Mass of Christian Burial for Kenneth “Ken” Heisick will be 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 6 at St. Edwards Catholic Church in Elmdale. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Ken passed away Thursday, Jan. 30 at his home in Two Rivers Township surrounded by his loving family.
  • Bernice M. Welle
    Bernice M. Welle, age 81 of Spring Hill, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, at the CentraCare Health Hospital in Melrose, Minn.
  • Clarence J. “Shorty” Gerads
    Clarence J. “Shorty” Gerads, age 90, passed away peacefully Feb. 1, 2020,  at his home in Melrose, Minn. 
  • Ronald “Ron” L. Ebnet
    Ronald “Ron” L. Ebnet, age 79, of Litchfield, died Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, at the Meeker Memorial Hospital in Litchfield. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the Church of St. Philip in Litchfield. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 4 with a 7 p.m. prayer service at the church. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at church Wednesday. Interment will be at the Calvary Cemetery in Litchfield.
  • Brandon T. Schaefer

    Mass of Christian Burial will be noon, Friday, Jan. 31 at St. Martin Catholic Church in St. Martin for Brandon T. Schaefer, age 35, who died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, at the CentraCare – Paynesville Hospital surrounded by his family.



  • Yvonne A. Diedrich
    Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m., Friday, Jan. 31 at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Avon for Yvonne A. Diedrich, age 87, of Avon who passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, at Quiet Oaks Hospice House in St. Cloud. The Rev. Gregory Miller, OSB will officiate and burial will be in the parish mausoleum. Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. Friday at the church.
  • Eleanor M. Berns
    Eleanor Berns, 96 years of age, went to meet her Lord on the evening of Jan. 23, 2020,  from the Fairway Pines Hospice in Sauk Centre, Minn. 
  • James H. Petermeier
    James H. “Jim” Petermeier, age 87 of Melrose, Minn.,  died peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020,  at the CentraCare Nursing Home in Melrose. 
  • Darlene A. Toenyan
    Darlene A. Toenyan, age 92 of Grey Eagle, Minn.,  passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Thursday, Jan.  23, 2020,  at  CentraCare Nursing Home in Melrose, Minn. 
  • James Edward Oehrlein
    James Edward Oehrlein, 92, of Albany, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, at Cherrywood Advanced Living in St. Cloud. 
  • James H. “Schultz” Stalboerger
    James “Schultz” Stalboerger, age 75 of Spring Hill, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud. 
  • Michael George Court
    The Mass of Christian Burial, celebrating the life of Michael George Court, age 80, of Avon, was Jan. 20 at the St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Avon. Burial followed in the parish cemetery.
  • James H. “Schultz” Stalboerger
    James “Schultz” Stalboerger, age 75 of Spring Hill, Minn., passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud, Minn. 
  • Joseph A. Schneider
    Joseph “Joe” Schneider, age 86 of Meire Grove, Minn., passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, at his home in Meire Grove. 
  • Dennis M. Thielen
    Dennis M. Thielen, age 74 of Melrose, Minn.,  died peacefully on Wednesday, Jan.  15, 2020,  at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud, Minn. 
  • Mary Ann Egerman
    A Memorial Service will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 25, at Wenner Funeral Home in Richmond, Minn., for Mary Ann Egerman, age 71, of Kimball and formerly of Richmond, who died Jan. 19, 2020, at the St. Cloud Hospital.  A gathering of friends and family will be one hour prior to the service on Saturday morning at the funeral home.
  • Dorothy L. “Butch” Hoeschen
    Dorothy L. “Butch” Hoeschen, age 92 of Sauk Centre, died peacefully, surrounded by her family on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at the CentraCare Nursing Home in Sauk Centre.
  • Lorraine Borgerding
    Lorraine Borgerding, age 93 of Sauk Centre, passed peacefully into her new life on Monday evening, Jan. 6, 2020, from the Galeon in Osakis.
  • Gilbert H. Hagemeier
    Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m., Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at St. Catherine’s Oratory in Farming for Gilbert H. Hagemeier age 90, who died Saturday at the St. Cloud Hospital. Inurnment will be in the St. Catherine’s Cemetery.
  • Judy Getzkow
    Judith Yvonne Getzkow, age 71, died Jan. 2, 2020, at Meeker Manor in Litchfield. She is preceded in death by her parents, Fred W. Getzkow and Yvonne (Coulter) Getzkow.
  • Michael George Court
    The Mass of Christian Burial, celebrating the life of Michael George Court, age 80, of Avon, will be 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 20 at the St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Avon. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. There will be a visitation from 4-8 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 19 at the Miller-Carlin Funeral Home in Albany and again after 10 a.m., Monday at the church. St. Benedict’s parish prayers will be at 4 p.m. and the Knights of Columbus will pray at 7 p.m., Sunday at the Miller-Carlin Funeral Home in Albany.
  • Walter Alfred Dickhaus
    A Funeral Service for Walter Alfred Dickhaus of Mountain Home, Ark., was held Jan.13, 2020, at Kirby & Family Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Randall Dunn officiating.
  • Leander M. Blonigen, age 79 of St. Martin, Minn., died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud, Minn. 
  • Lucille A. Bertram
    Mass of Christian Burial was held on Jan. 11, 2020, at St. Martin Catholic Church in St. Martin for Lucille A. Bertram, age 92, of St. Martin, who passed away Jan.  8 at the Assumption Community Home in Cold Spring. Burial was in St. Martin Parish Cemetery.
  • Dale Leroy “Buzel” Schreifels
    Dale L. “Buzel” Schreifels, age 64 of Elk River, passed away Jan. 3, 2020, at his home.
  • The Mass of Christian Burial, celebrating the life of Rose Fuchs, age 95 of Albany, will be 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 9, at Church of Seven Dolors in Albany. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Rose died Jan. 1, 2020, at the Mother of Mercy Campus of Care. There will be a visitation from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Miller-Carlin Funeral Home in Albany and again after 10 a.m. Thursday at the church in Albany. Seven Dolors parish prayers will be at 4 p.m. followed by Christian Mothers at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home in Albany.
  • Beverly J. Scherping
    Beverly J. “Bev” Scherping, age 77 of Freeport, Minn., passed away peacefully surrounded by family after a short battle with cancer on Monday, Dec.  30, 2019,  at CentraCare Health Hospital in Melrose, Minn. 
  • Joan C. Dobmeier
    Joan C. Dobmeier, age 72, of Saint Rosa, Minn., died peacefully Dec. 25, 2019, at CentraCare Hospital in Melrose, Minn.
  • William H. “Bill” Middendorf
    William H. “Bill” Middendorf, age 90 of Melrose, Minn., passed away peacefully Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020,  at the CentraCare Hospital in Melrose. 
  • Sister Mary Paula Pohlmann
    Sister Mary Paula Pohlmann, 91, died on Dec. 26, 3029, at Alverna Apartments in Little Falls, Minn.
  • Valentine L. Riley
    Mass of Christian Burial was  Jan. 3, 2020, at Assumption Catholic Church in Eden Valley for Valentine “Val” L. Riley, 87, of Watkins who passed away Dec. 29, 2019,  at his home. Rev. Aaron Nett officiated and burial was at the parish cemetery. 
  • Roman J. Hellermann
    Roman J. Hellermann, age 84 of Melrose, Minn., passed away unexpectedly, surrounded by his family on Friday, Dec.  27, 2019,  at the CentraCare Melrose Hospital in Melrose. 
  • Julie E. Wiecks

    Mundwiler Funeral Home announces the death of Julie E. Wiecks, age 50, of Wilmot, S.D., who died on Dec. 6, 2019, at her home. 

    A private family memorial service, and inurnment, will be held at a later date. 

  • Howard M. Thielman
    Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church in Avon for Howard M. Thielman, age 93, of St. Joseph who passed away peacefully Friday, Dec. 27, 2019, at Quiet Oaks Hospice House. The Rev. Gregory Miller, OSB will officiate and the Rev. William Skudlarek will concelebrate. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be after 9 a.m. Thursday at the church. Arrangements are entrusted to Williams Dingmann Funeral Homes, Avon.
  • Bernadette “Bernie” Kuefler
    Mass of Christian Burial will be 12:30 a.m., Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, at St. Benedict’s Nursing Home Chapel in St. Cloud for Bernadette “Bernie” Kuefler, age 95, of St. Cloud who passed away Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019, at St. Benedict’s Senior Community in St. Cloud. Burial will be in Assumption Cemetery Mausoleum in St. Cloud. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services Friday at the chapel. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in St. Cloud.