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  • 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.
  • James “Jim” Matthew Chandler
    James “Jim” Matthew Chandler, age 80, of Grand Rapids, passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, at his home.
  • Joseph F. Wielenberg
    Joseph F. “Joe” Wielenberg, Jr., age 70 of Burtrum, died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019, at his home in Burtrum.
  • Marilyn Douvier
    The Mass of Christian Burial, celebrating the life of Marilyn Douvier, age 86 of St. Joseph, will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, Dec. 27, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Opole. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Marilyn died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, at the St. Cloud Hospital. There will be a visitation Thursday, Dec. 26, from 4-8 p.m. and again after 9:30 a.m. Friday at the church in Opole. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Christian Women will pray at 4 p.m. followed by parish prayers at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the church. Arrangements are being made by the Miller-Carlin Funeral Homes.
  • Marcella “Sally” O’Gara

    Marcella “Sally” O’Gara of Mankato, passed away Dec. 15, 2019 at the age of 92.

    Funeral Mass will be 11 a.m., Monday, Dec. 23, 2019 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Mankato with visitation one hour prior to the service. A private burial will held at Calvary Cemetery in Mankato at a later date. Mankato Mortuary is assisting the family.

  • William D. Bethke
    William Donald Bethke, age 79 of Avon, passed away Sunday, Dec. 15 at Quiet Oaks in St. Cloud. William was born on Nov. 20, 1940, in Augusta, Wis., the son of Victor and Irene (Deacon) Bethke. He was raised in the Augusta area and graduated from Augusta High School; he went on to attend the University of Wisconsin – River Falls, and graduated there as well. On Jan. 21, 1961, he was united in marriage to Carol Kordosky in River Falls, Wis.
  • Rev. Andrew F. Marthaler
    Rev. Andrew F. Marthaler, age 86 of Sauk Centre, died peacefully on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, at the Quiet Oaks Hospice House in St. Augusta.
  • Janet G. Beilke
    Janet G. Beilke, age 84 of Sauk Centre, died Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud.
  • Edna J. Worms
    Edna J. Worms, age 88 of Melrose, died peacefully, surrounded by her family on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, at the CentraCare-Melrose Care Center in Melrose, Minn. 
  • Doris Ann Braun (Meyer), age 75, of Brooklyn Park, died on Dec. 13, 2019.  (Birth town, Meire Grove, MN). Preceded in death by parents, Henry and Alma. Survived by husband Ordean “Dean”; their children, Gail, Pat (Sara), Tim (Tracy), Jon (Kelly); grandchildren, Lauren, Claire, Ryan, Travis, Anna, Luke, Josie, Matthew and Michael,
  • Dennis C. Johnson
    Dennis Carlyle Johnson, age 83 of Sauk Centre, passed away Nov. 30, 2019. He was born March 2, 1936, in Donnelly, to Peter and Freda (Gulbranson) Johnson. Dennis spent his early years farming at home in Morris, where he loved his horse, Amigo. He was the first student to attend the University of Minnesota – Morris. Dennis loved country music and would play his guitar entertaining the seniors. He was a postal worker until age 55, when he began enjoying his retirement, spending 15 years in Arizona.
  • Dolores P. Macey
    Dolores Pauline Macey of West Union, died Dec. 8, 2019, at the age of 86 at the St. Cloud Hospital surrounded by her loving family.
  • Darleen Fay Black
    Darleen Fay Black, 83, went to her eternal home in heaven Dec. 5, 2019. She was born Aug. 30, 1936, in Grand Forks, North Dakota to Norman and Dorothy Nelson, the oldest of three children. Darleen graduated from Central High School in 1954 and attended the University of North Dakota where she was active in the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority and met future husband, Don Black.
  • Daniel Wielenberg
    The Mass of Christian Burial in remembrance of Daniel Wielenberg, age 52 of St. Anthony, will be 11 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 12, at the Church of St. Anthony in St. Anthony. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Daniel passed away Dec. 4 from injuries received in a farm accident. There will be a visitation from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11 at the Church of St. Anthony, as well as one hour prior to the Mass Thursday at the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Miller-Carlin Funeral Home of Albany.
  • Elmer G. Utsch
    Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Elmer G. Utsch, age 96, of Albany was Dec. 10 at Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Albany. There was a visitation the day before at the church. Burial was in the parish cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to Miller-Carlin Funeral Homes.
  • Donald A. Boucher
    Donald A. “Don” Boucher, age 79 of Grey Eagle, Minn.,  is done working. He died peacefully, surrounded by his family on Friday, Nov.  29, 2019, at the V.A. Medical Center in St. Cloud, Minn. 
  • Melvin L. Eickhoff
    Melvin L. Eickhoff, age 88 of Freeport, Minn., passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 1, 2019, at the CentraCare Hospital in Sauk Centre, Minn. 
  • Walter P. Sand
    Walter “Wally” Sand, age 92 of New Munich, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Sunday, Dec.  1, 2019, at Tree of Life Assisted Living in New Munich, Minn., where Wally was the first resident.
  • Jeffrey C. Hockert
    Jeffrey C. “Jeff” Hockert, 55 of Shoreview, passed away from natural causes on Dec. 1, 2019, at his home in Shoreview.
  • Dennis J. Meagher
    Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Dennis J. Meagher, 88 of St. Wendel, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, at St. Columbkille Catholic Church in St. Wendel. Dennis passed away peacefully Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at the St. Cloud Hospital surrounded by his family. 
  • Melvin L. Eickhoff
    Melvin L. Eickhoff, age 88 of Freeport, passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 1, 2019, at the CentraCare Hospital in Sauk Centre.
  • Wayne L. Helmbolt
    Wayne L. Helmbolt passed away Nov. 30, 2019, at the VA Hospice Center due to complications from dementia.
  • Jeffrey C. Hockert
    Jeffrey C. “Jeff” Hockert, 55 of Shoreview, passed away from natural causes on Dec. 1, 2019, at his home in Shoreview.
  • Raymond H. Von Wahlde
    Raymond H. “Ray” Von Wahlde, age 78 of Sauk Centre, died peacefully, surrounded by his family on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, at his home in Sauk Centre.
  • Bud Wanderscheid
    Bud Wanderscheid, 80, of Clarissa, passed away peacefully on Nov. 23, 2019, at his residence.  
  • Melvin L. Eickhoff
    Melvin L. Eickhoff, age 88 of Freeport, passed away unexpectedly Dec. 1, 2019, at the CentraCare Hospital in Sauk Centre.
  • Mary F. Grund
    Mary F. Grund, age 73, Sauk Rapids, died Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, at the St. Cloud Hospital.
  • Bonnie Mauritz
    Services celebrating the life of Bonnie Mauritz, age 73 of Albany, were Nov. 29, at the Miller-Carlin Funeral Home Chapel in Albany. Burial followed in the Seven Dolors Parish Cemetery. Bonnie died Nov. 23 at the Mother of Mercy Campus of Care in Albany.
  • Howard Pierskalla
    The Mass of Christian Burial, celebrating the life of Howard Pierskalla, age 83 of St. Joseph, was Tuesday, Dec. 3 at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph. Burial followed in the parish cemetery. Howard died Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, at the Mother of Mercy Campus of Care in Albany. Arrangements were made by the Miller-Carlin Funeral Homes.
  • Caroline T. Engelmeyer
    Caroline T. Engelmeyer, age 79, formerly of St. Cloud, died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2019, at Mother of Mercy Care Center, Albany, Minn.
  • Howard Pierskalla

    The Mass of Christian Burial, celebrating the life of Howard Pierskalla, age 83 of St. Joseph, will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 3 at the St. Joseph's Catholic Church in St. Joseph. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Howard died Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, at the Mother of Mercy Campus of Care in Albany. There will be a visitation time from 9 a.m. until the time of the services Tuesday at the church in St. Joseph. Arrangements are being made by the Miller-Carlin Funeral Homes.



  • Phyllis “Peggy” Lenarz
    Peggy Lenarz, 89, longtime resident of Hibbing, died Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, at Fairview Range Medical Center in Hibbing. She was born Jan. 25, 1930, to Paul and Clara Sunderman in Sauk Centre. Peggy’s life was her work; she was employed at Sunrise Bakery for 42 years. She also enjoyed bowling, golfing and babysitting as pastimes. She was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Hibbing. 
  • James (Jim) Fynboh
    James (Jim) Fynboh, 82, of Sauk Centre and Mission, Texas – loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend – passed away on Nov. 18, 2019.
  • Bonnie Mauritz
    Services celebrating the life of Bonnie Mauritz, age 73 of Albany, will be 1 p.m., Friday, Nov. 29, at the Miller-Carlin Funeral Home Chapel in Albany. Burial will be in the Seven Dolors Parish Cemetery. Bonnie died Saturday, Nov. 23 at the Mother of Mercy Campus of Care in Albany. There will be a time for friends to gather after noon Friday at the funeral home in Albany.
  • Colleen B. Thielman
    Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3, at the Church of St. Benedict’s in Avon for Colleen B. Thielman who died Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, at Serenity Place on Seventh in St. Joseph. The Rev. Gregory Miller, OSB will officiate and burial will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, Dec. 2, from 5-8 p.m. at the Williams Dingmann Funeral Home in Avon and one hour prior to services Tuesday at the church in Avon. St. Benedict Christian Women will pray at 7 p.m. followed by parish prayers at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home in Avon.
  • David P. Backes
    David Peter Backes, age 71 of Greenwald,  passed away on Nov.  14, 2019, at the St. Cloud Hospital, St. Cloud. 
  • Edward G. Klaphake
    Edward G. “Ed” Klaphake, age 84 of Sauk Centre, died unexpectedly Nov. 17, 2019, at the CentraCare Health Hospital in Sauk Centre, Minn.
  • Roger H. Raeker
    Roger H. Raeker, age 81 of Melrose, died Sunday, Nov.  17, 2019,  at the CentraCare - Melrose  Care Center in Melrose. 
  • Carol Ann Finken-Loecken
    The Mass of Christian Burial, celebrating the life of Carol Ann Finken-Loecken, age 81 of Albany, will be 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 26, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Freeport. Carol died peacefully Wednesday, Nov. 20 at the Mother of Mercy Campus of Care. There will be a visitation from 4-8 p.m. 
  • Peter A. Robischon

    Peter (Pete) A. Robischon, age 76, of Paynesville, passed away on Nov. 15, at his home after a long battle with cancer. He was surrounded by loved ones at the time of his passing. 



  • Edward G. Klaphake
    Edward G. “Ed” Klaphake, age 84 of Sauk Centre, died unexpectedly Nov. 17, 2019, at the CentraCare Hospital in Sauk Centre.
  • Barbara (Silver) Robinson was born Oct. 12, 1931, to Clyde and Inez (Brown) Silver in Sauk Centre. She graduated from Wadena High School in 1949, and went to Hamline University School of Nursing. She graduated from Hamline in May of 1952 and married Richard Robinson on Aug. 9, 1952.
  • Edward G. “Ed” Klaphake, age 84 of Sauk Centre, died unexpectedly Nov. 17, 2019, at the CentraCare Health Hospital in Sauk Centre.

    A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 21, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Sauk Centre with the Rev. Greg Paffel officiating. Interment will follow at the parish cemetery.

  • Ronald T. Achmann
    Mass of Christian Burial was Nov. 16 at St. Benedict’s Church in Avon for Ronald T. Achmann, 73 of Avon who passed away Nov. 9, 2019, at Mother of Mercy Nursing Home in Albany. The Rev. Gregory Miller, OSB, officiated. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Funeral Home in Avon.
  • Darlene D. Bense

    Darlene Bense, age 86 and 11 days short of her 87th birthday, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, at her home in Grey Eagle, Minn. 

    A private family graveside service at Lakeview Cemetery in Grey Eagle will be held at a later date.

  • Edward G. “Ed” Klaphake, age 84 of Sauk Centre, died unexpectedly Nov. 17, 2019, at the CentraCare Health Hospital in Sauk Centre, Minn.