delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:19:36 +0000 Obituary: Shari Dawn (Anderson) Connelly Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:18:36 +0000 Shari Dawn (Anderson) Connelly was born on January 20, 1968 in Ortonville, MN to Orrin “Shorty” and Alice (Jensen) Anderson. She grew up in Milbank, SD and graduated from [...]]]> Obituary: Erlond Ardell Moe Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:58:17 +0000 Funeral services were held on Monday, April 7, at Living Lord Lutheran Church, Lake St. Louis, Missouri.
Visitation was on Sunday, April 6 at Pitman Funeral Home, in Wentzville, Missouri.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in care of Pitman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 248, Wentzville, MO 63385.
Erlond was born August 1, 1950 [...]]]>
Death Notice: Jon M. Brockman Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:53:31 +0000 Online condolences may be placed at
The Sunset [...]]]>
Obituary: Mildred “Millie” Jauss Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:14:29 +0000 Funeral services were held on Friday, March 28, at Grace Lutheran Church in Dawson. Pastor Kendall Stelter and Pastor John Guthridge officiated, with and interment in the church cemetery.
Mildred Idella (Erickson) Jauss was born May 27, 1928 near Madison, the daughter of Earl and Mabel (Hanson) Erickson. She attended country school and also attended school in Boyd. [...]]]>
Death Notice: Avis Kroger Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:11:01 +0000 Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, April 5, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Cottonwood. Visitation will be at the church beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday.
Lynner Funeral Home of Clarkfield is in charge of funeral arrangements.]]>
Obituary: Shirley Paulson Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:08:59 +0000 Visitation was held one hour prior to the service at the church.
Shirley Jean Paulson was born April 3, 1926 in Redwood Falls, the daughter of Russell and Elma (Bergen) Payne. Shirley grew up in the Belview area and graduated from Belview High School after [...]]]>
Obituary: Lillian Knox Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:07:00 +0000 Lillian Jean Olson was born at home on February 1, 1936, in Hanley Falls. She was the fifth daughter of Edwin and Christine Olson. Lillian spent her childhood in Hanley Falls, was confirmed at Yellow [...]]]> Obituary: Bruce W. Smith Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:05:26 +0000 Funeral Services were held on Saturday, March 29, at First Presbyterian Church in Brainerd. Visitation was on Friday, March 28, at Halvorson Johnson Funeral Home in Brainerd and one hour prior to the service Saturday, at the church. Interment was at the Doncaster Cemetery in Granite Falls.
Bruce was born on August [...]]]>
Obituary: Ida L. (Hatlen) Vien Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:03:17 +0000 Funeral Services were held on Saturday, March 29, at the Clarkfield Lutheran Church, officiated by Pastor Chris Zuraff, with burial at the Clarkfield Lutheran Cemetery in Clarkfield.
Ida Louise Hatlen was born November 9, 1915 at Clarkfield to parents Roe and Anna (Helgeson) Hatlen. Ida was baptized and confirmed at Clarkfield Lutheran Church, [...]]]>
Death Notice: Ida Vien Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:13:03 +0000 Funeral services are pending with the Lynner Funeral Home of Clarkfield.]]> Death Notice: Lyle R. Just Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:11:38 +0000 A memorial service was held on Saturday, March 22 at the Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home in Glenwood with Rev. Ginger Beck officiating. Visitation was one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Inurnment will be at a later date in Ft. Ripley State Veterans Cemetery near Little Falls.
Arrangements are with the Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home in Glenwood.]]>
Obituary: Stephanie P. LaBatte Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:06:57 +0000 Celebrating the Life of Stephanie Paige LaBatte, January 14, 1984 - March 23, 2014:
All-Night Wake Service: Beginning at 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 26 -Service at 7:00 p.m. Upper Sioux Multi-Purpose Building
Funeral Service: 10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 27, Upper Sioux Multi- [...]]]>
Obituary: Steve Happe Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:03:58 +0000 Memorial Services will take place on Friday, March 28 at 3:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Montevideo.
Visitation will take place one hour prior to services that day. A gathering of friends and family will immediately follow the services at the Montevideo VFW Post #380.
Steve was born in St. Cloud on September 27, 1954 to Clarence and Katherine (Geyen) Happe. He was baptized and confirmed [...]]]>
Death Notice: Steve Happed Wed, 19 Mar 2014 17:25:28 +0000 A gathering of friends and family will immediately follow the services at the Montevideo VHF Post #380.
Service arrangements are with the Wing-Bain Funeral Home of Montevideo.]]>
Obituary: Marlys Hays Wed, 19 Mar 2014 17:21:02 +0000 Marlys Elaine Hays was born March 24, 1950 in Montevideo to Ervin and Mildred (Overland) Hildahl. She was baptized and confirmed at Bergen Lutheran Church in rural Stony Run Township. Marlys grew up on the farm in rural Granite Falls and graduated from Yellow Medicine East High School in 1968. She attended Southwest [...]]]> Obituary: Diane E. Mauland Wed, 19 Mar 2014 17:17:56 +0000 Survived by loving family, husband, Arvid; children, Wade (Tami), Jill (Michael) Johnson, Kirstin Mauland, Valerie Mauland; grandchildren, Dane and Tait Mauland, Marcus, Krista and Valerie Johnson; sister Marlene (Neil) Swanson and many relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by brother, Ronald Winge.
A memorial service was held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, March 11 at Lake Nokomis Lutheran Church, 5011 31st Ave S. [...]]]>
Obituary: David J. Marr Wed, 19 Mar 2014 17:11:47 +0000 Preceded in death by his parents Mildred and Gerald Marr.
Survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Sandra (nee Kollen); sons Gerad, Thomas (Tanya) and Ryan ( Jordan).
Grandfather of: Tiah, David, Britney, Tyler, Nolan, Katie and Turner.
Also survived by his sister Geraldine (Robert) Burdman and brother Pete (Nancy) Marr; brother-in-law [...]]]>
Obituary: Virginia I. Klimek Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:18:08 +0000 A funeral service was held Friday, February 28, 2014 at First Lutheran Church in Alexandria, officiated by Reverend Kari van Wakaren. Randy Morken and Karen Gladen provided music. Honorary pallbearers included all of Virginia’s grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Virginia Ione Anderson was born November 3, 1944 in Granite Falls, the daughter of John and Ethel (Haave) Anderson. She [...]]]>
Obituary: Lovina G. Kanten Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:13:41 +0000 Funeral services were held on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Big Bend Lutheran Church. Rev. Keith Long officiated Interment is in the church cemetery.
Lovina (Gilsrud) Kanten was born November 29, 1916 to the late Carl and Khristi (Myhre) Gilsrud in Mandt Township of Chippewa County. She was a lifetime member of Big Bend Lutheran Church, baptized by Rev. Theo Berge and [...]]]>
Obituary: Brian Sandberg Wed, 26 Feb 2014 16:02:59 +0000 A memorial service was held February 22 in Minneapolis. Interment was in the Sunset Cemetery in Minneapolis.
Brian was born in Granite Falls to Merle and Helen Sandberg April 5, 1957. He grew up on his family’s farm north of Granite Falls, graduating from Granite Falls High School in 1975. He attended college at the University of Minnesota at Morris. He later completed his [...]]]>