• Zumbrota

    Sawyer Peters 2015-2019

    Sawyer Brian Peters, 3, of Frontenac, went home with Jesus on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 while in his mother’s arms. He was born on December 31, 2015 in Rochester, Minnesota to Tessica (Johnson) and Mitchell Peters. Sawyer was a little miracle from the time he was born and his strength and determination brought people together. He touched the heart of everyone who heard his story. He always had a smile to share and loved to cuddle. He loved eating Mac n’ Cheese, playing with his brother and sister, watching Paw Patrol, and singing “Jesus Loves Me” and “The Wheels on the Bus.” He was a fan of construction equipment, going…

  • Zumbrota

    Lou Reis 1921-2019

    A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Friday, March 8, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 150 2nd Street NE in Hayfield, MN with Reverend Thomas Niehaus celebrating. Luthera will be laid to rest at Fairview Cemetery in Hayfield. Visitation will be 4:00-7:00 p.m. with Rosary at 3:45 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at the Czaplewski Family Funeral Home, 501 2nd Street NW in Hayfield and at the church from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. on Friday.

  • Waconia

    Brady A. Hed | 03/09/2019

    View The Obituary For Brady A. Hed. Please join us in Loving, Sharing and Memorializing Brady A. Hed on this permanent online memorial presented by Johnson Funeral Home Waconia, MN.

  • Duluth

    Joel L. Bushnell

    December 21, 1932 to March 5, 2019 Joel L. Bushnell Joel L. Bushnell, 86, of Duluth, MN died Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at North Shores Estates Nursing Home, with his wife, Sharon by his side. He was born December 21, 1932 in St. Paul, MN and served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. Joel, better known as “Mr. Carpet,” spent most of his career in carpet sales, the highlight being at Cheney Carpet, owned by Steve Cheney. His last place of employment was with Dans Carpet (GBS). Joel was preceded in death by his parents; sons, Danny and David; brother, George and sister-in-law, Sharon. Survivors include his wife,…

  • Duluth

    Marilyn Victoria (Lindgren) Werner

    March 28, 1928 to March 6, 2019 Marilyn Victoria (Lindgren) Werner Marilyn Victoria (Lindgren) Werner, 90, of Duluth, passed away on Wednesday March 6, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was born on March 28, 1928 at Weber Hospital to Roy and Lily Victoria (Carlson) Lindgren in Duluth, MN. Marilyn worked at all three hospitals in various departments, Jeno’s, and retired from Senior Friends as a caregiver. She loved nature, feeding birds and deer, doing yard work, and listening to polka music. Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents, husband George, infant son Edwin, and a brother Edward. Marilyn is survived by her daughter Cheryl (Robert) Larson, grandchildren Michael,…

  • Duluth

    Sister Petra Lenta, OSB

    April 25, 1920 to March 6, 2019 Sister Petra Lenta, OSB Sister Petra Lenta, OSB, died March 6, 2019 at St. Scholastica Monastery. She was in her 80th year of Monastic Profession. Mary Caroline Lenta was born to Louis and Louise (Somma) Lenta on April 25, 1920 in Duluth, Minnesota. Both parents were Italian immigrants and devout Catholics. Sister Petra often reminisced about the Italian-American activities that were a part of the “Little Italy” group of Italian immigrants in the area, including picnics with trips up the St. Louis River and the Christmas-time rivalry over which woman made the best fruit cake. After graduating from Sacred Heart Cathedral High School,…

  • Duluth

    Rita Beron Myntti

    April 7, 1927 to March 5, 2019 Rita Beron Myntti Rita Beron Myntti, of Duluth, died age 92 on March 5th 2019 at the Hospice of St Luke’s Hospital from complications of a fall. She was born to Raymond and Gilberte (Lachance) Beron on April 7, 1927 at home in Proctor, MN. She graduated from Proctor High School in the class of 1945. Rita married Donald C Myntti on November 26, 1947 at St. Rose Catholic Church in Proctor, Minnesota. Yvonne McDonald, of Proctor, and Sigurd Olson Jr, of Ely, were attendants. Over their married life Rita and Don had five children and moved 25 times, criss-crossing the United States…

  • Duluth

    Alan Jacob Young

    December 23, 1977 to March 4, 2019 Alan Jacob Young Alan Jacob Young, 41, of Duluth MN passed away unexpectedly in his home on Monday, March 4, 2019. Alan was born on December 23, 1977 in Fort Hood, Texas to Craig and Lauren Young. He attended Duluth Central High School. Alan was an avid reader, loved classic rock, enjoyed working on old cars and hunting with his grandpa Ray. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Raymond and Geraldine Leischke, Robert Young, Clarice Young, and Warren and Barbara Young. He was survived by his beautiful daughter Mariah Goodreau, his parents Lauren and Steven Young, and Craig Young all of…

  • Willmar

    Doris Jean Erickson

    February 19, 2019 Doris Jean Erickson Under a full snow moon upon a verse of Amazing Grace, Doris Jean Erickson passed on into loving realms February 19, 2019. Beloved, musical, mediator, cheerful and supportiveshe was a woman of her time. Born in North Dakota, she lived in Inver Grove Heights & Willmar, MN and Libertyville & Antioch, IL. She embodied her philosophy of open your heart and door to others. Stop and help. Sing and harmonize. Follow your passions. Together, with loving husband Eugene Erickson Jr. and their children Jan, Noel and Susan, they did. Doris was preceded in death by Eugene Erickson Jr. (husband); Susan (daughter); Frank & Clara…

  • Willmar

    Judy Marie Rasmusson (Syverson)

    November 14, 1959 to March 5, 2019 Judy Marie Rasmusson (Syverson) After a courageous battle with ovarian cancer, Judy Marie Rasmusson (Syverson) of Willmar passed away March 5, 2019 at the age of 59 surrounded by family. Judy’s grandchildren were her pride and joy. Her love for them shined brighter than the sun. Left to honor and remember her love are mother, Mildred Syverson; sister Lois Hamstad (Joe); son, Jeremy Pederson (Tiffany); daughters Angela Davis (Jim) and Lindsay Renstrom (Tom); and her adored grandchildren. Further survived by close friends, nieces, and nephews. Proceeded in death by her father Gunner Syverson and dog Napolean (Poli). Judy donated her body to the…

  • Willmar

    Douglas J. Torgerson

    November 12, 1946 to March 1, 2019 Douglas J. Torgerson Douglas J. Torgerson, age 72, of Grove City, MN died on Friday March 1, 2019 at his home in Grove City, MN. A gathering of family and friends will be held on Friday, May 3, 2019 at 6:00 PM at South Grove Gym. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Trinity Lutheran Church in Grove City. Douglas James Torgerson, the son of Ervin and Audrey (Anderson) Torgerson was born on November 12, 1946 in Belgrade, MN. He graduated from Belgrade High School in 1964 and continued his education graduating from Luther…

  • Detroit Lakes

    Robert “Bob” Luther Hayes

    December 6, 1952 to March 7, 2019 Robert “Bob” Luther Hayes Dec. 6, 1952 – March 7, 2019 HITTERDAL, Minn. – Robert “Bob” Luther Hayes, 66, Hitterdal, died Thursday, March 7, in his home. A celebration of life will be at a later date. Arrangements by Wright Funeral Home.

  • Alexandria

    Lionel E. “Bud” McDowell

    Lionel E. “Bud” McDowell June 30, 1939 – March 9, 2019 ALEXANDRIA, Minn. – Lionel E. “Bud” McDowell, 79, Alexandria, formerly Frederick, S.D., died Saturday, March 9, in Grand Arbor. Visitation will be from 1-3 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 3 p.m., Sunday, March 17, at…

  • Fairmont

    Jacob ‘Jake’ Fretty

    Jacob ‘Jake’ Fretty FAIRMONT — A Service of Remembrance and Celebration for Jacob “Jake” Fretty, 84, of Fairmont, Minn., will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at Bethel Evangelical Free Church in Fairmont, followed by a luncheon. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery, …