• Northfield

    Caroline Jean Witt

    Caroline Witt, age 81, of Northfield, passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at Three Links Care Center with her family at her side. Caroline was born May 18, 1937, the daughter of Henry and Editha (Willard) Smith in McCauleyville, Minnesota. She attended St Mary’s Catholic School through the 8th grade and Breckenridge High School. She was united in marriage to Marvin Witt on July 24, 1954, at the St Mary’s Catholic parish house. The couple were blessed with four children, Leanne, Mike, Mark and Lori. Marvin worked road construction and the family lived throughout the Dakotas eventually settling in Hankinson, North Dakota. In 1959, the family moved to Northfield where…

  • Duluth

    Mary Jane Nelson (Kirsten)

    January 2, 1943 to February 24, 2019 Mary Jane Nelson (Kirsten) Mary Jane Nelson (Kirsten) passed away on February 24, 2019 after a long illness. Mary was born in Duluth, Minnesota to Paul and Caroline Nelson on January 2 1943. She resided in Seattle, Washington for the past forty-five years. Mary graduated from the University of Washington, earning a degree in Psychology. She was very artistic and creative, and attended and taught art classes, and was active volunteering in the Senior community. Mary was preceded in death by her parents Paul and Caroline Nelson; brothers Kenneth, Dick, Paul Jr. Ted, Edward, and Raymond; Sisters, Caroline Johnson, Margaret Lisle, Violet Rogero…

  • Duluth

    Ronald Luoma

    August 23, 1938 to February 27, 2019 Ronald Luoma Ronald Anselm Luoma, 80, of Maryville, TN, formerly of Moose Lake, MN, passed away at home on February 27th, 2019, after a brief illness. He was born in Itasca County, MN on August 23rd, 1938 to Anselm and Saima (Antilla) Luoma and lived most of his 80 years in Minnesota. After receiving a degree in Education from Concordia College, he taught 6th grade in Glencoe. He returned to Mankato State to become an elementary school principal, and completed his lifelong career in education as a superintendent of schools. Ron was a devoted husband to Carol (Lidburg Carlson) for nearly 33 years.…

  • Worthington

    Ronald Gene Teerink

    January 18, 1936 to March 1, 2019 Ronald Gene Teerink Ronald Gene Teerink, age 83, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, March 1, 2019 at his residence in Worthington, MN. Ron was born in Worthington, MN at the old Worthington Hospital on January 18, 1936 to the late Gerrit and Grace (Ketel) Teerink. Ron attended country school not far from his parent’s farm home west of Bigelow. His family then moved to a farm north of Worthington where he continued his country school education. He later graduated from Worthington Senior High in 1953. After high school, Ron served six years in the U.S. Army Reserve. On October…

  • Worthington

    Alvin Eugene Aielts

    November 1, 1948 to March 4, 2019 Alvin Eugene Aielts Alvin Eugene Aielts, 70, (November 1, 1948-March 4, 2019) led a simple life taking great joy in his family and friends. He was preceded in death by parents Ailt and Henrietta (Risius) Aielts and his wife of 28 years, Linda Marie Aielts. Alvin and Linda were well matched. Both asked little of others, but were always ready to give to others. Alvin continued that spirit of generosity after Linda’s death. He always had time for a visit, for coffee at Perkins, and to help anyone who asked. He spent his life in the Worthington area, working for car dealers doing…

  • Maplewood

    Lori K. Melton 3/5/2019 12:00:00 AM Maplewood,MN / North St. Paul,MN

    Beloved Wife, Mom, Grandma, & Teacher. Went home to the Lord on March 5, 2019. Lori is survived by her loving husband of 36 years, Tom; sons Joe (Teran) & Andy; grandchild Henrietta; grandpups Bo & Calvin; parents Tony & Ethel Deiss; siblings Steve (Shelley) Deiss, Sandy (Tim) Koenig, & Jody (Tom) Harris; many nieces & nephews; & many other loving family & friends. Memorial Mass Tuesday (3/12) 11:00 AM at TRANSFIGURATION CATHOLIC CHURCH, 6133 15th Street North, Oakdale. Visitation Monday (3/11) 5 PM – 8PM at SANDBERG FUNERAL HOME, 2593 E. 7th Ave., North St. Paul & one hour prior to Mass at church. In lieu of flowers, memorials…

  • Maplewood

    Mathew John “Oz” Oswald 3/5/2019 12:00:00 AM North St. Paul,MN / Maplewood,MN

    Oswald Mathew John “Oz” Passed away unexpectedly on March 5, 2019 at age 40. Mathew is preceded in death by his father John “Jack”; grandparents Russell Dobson, Clayton & Mary Oswald; uncle Patrick McCormick and cousin Kevin McCormick. He is survived by his mother Karen; sister Emily (Troy) Law; nephews Connor and Brody; niece Hayden; grandmother Edna Dobson; aunts, an uncle, cousins and many friends. Mathew had a passion for football, liked hunting, enjoyed spending time with his friends and being with his nephews and niece, who brought him great joy. He was a gentle soul who would do anything for anyone. Memorial Gathering Friday, March 8, 2019 from 5-7…

  • Redby

    Julie (Danielle) Ann Herald (Cavanaugh)

    Julie (Danielle) Ann Herald (Cavanaugh) March 25, 1947 – February 26, 2019 Danielle “Julie Ann” (Cavanaugh) Herald “Canku Waśte Win” (Good Road Woman) of Fort Totten, ND passed onto the Spirit World on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 with her beloved family at her side….

  • Redby

    Samira Rose Sumner

    Samira Rose Sumner April 2, 1996 ~ March 1, 2019 (age 22) Samira Rose Sumner, young age of 22, “Waonsida’win” which means “Woman with Compassion” journeyed to the spirit world on Friday, March 1, 2019 from her home in Bemidji, MN. She was born in Bemidji, MN on April 2,…

  • Alexandria

    Alice Boom

    Alice Boom March 4, 1932 – March 7, 2019 ALEXANDRIA, Minn. – Alice Boom, 87, Alexandria, died Thursday, March 7. Services were previously held. Interment will be at a later date in Slayton, Minn. Arrangements by Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria.