• Duluth

    Delores J. Erickson

    June 2, 1927 to March 11, 2019 Delores J. Erickson Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 22, 2019, in Chisholm Baptist Church, with Rev. Dan Erickson officiating. Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service at the church. Inurnment will be at a later date in Chisholm Cemetery. Arrangements are entrusted to Rupp Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Chisholm. Delores J. Erickson, 91, of Chisholm, MN, died Monday, March 11, 2019, in Cornerstone Villa in Buhl. She was born June 2, 1927, in Chisholm, MN, to Leonard O. and Helia A. (Pajunen) Mattson. She was a Chisholm High School graduate (1945) and…

  • Duluth

    John Albert Anderson

    May 10, 1947 to March 10, 2019 John Albert Anderson JohnA. Anderson Sr., 71, of Duluth, passed away at his home on March 10, 2019. John was born to Albert and Bernice Anderson. He grew up in West Duluth with his 2 siblings, William Curtis and Karen (Earl) Upton. John served in the U.S. Army October 4, 1965 through September 10, 1968. He worked at the Sewage Treatment Plant, Sewer Department and Public Works Street Maintenance July 1, 1969 through July 30, 2002. John was also a Thunderbird MC member 1970-2019. John married Eileen Anderson (Rogge) April 1, 1972, and together, had 5 children. John is preceded in death by…

  • Duluth

    Steven J. Peterson

    September 12, 1954 to March 15, 2019 Steven J. Peterson Steven J. Peterson, Born September 12, 1954, died at home on March 15, 2019. Steve was a graduate of Morgan Park High School, UW River Falls and UMD and was a CPA employed by Esterbrooks Scott Signorelli Peterson Smithson, Ltd. in Duluth. Steve was an avid softball player and umpire in the area for 50 years. Karaoke and Elim Church Choir were recipients of his rich voice, and he enjoyed showing and caring for his Cardigan Welsh Corgis. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Peterson and Florence (Sorenson, Peterson) Carlson; and stepfather, Verner Carlson. Steven is survived…

  • Duluth

    Betty Sample

    Betty Sample Duluth, MN – Betty Sample, age 101, died March 15, 2019 at Benedictine, Marywood Residence in Duluth MN. She is survived by her son William (Lori) Sample of Duluth, MN Funeral and internment will be in Moline IL. The family wishes to express gratitude to the Staff at Marywood for their care and support during her stay at the Facility. We really appreciate all the kindness given to her and her family during her final days.

  • Duluth

    Herbert James Johnson

    November 3, 1931 to March 13, 2019 Herbert James Johnson Herbert James Johnson, 87, of Saginaw, MN passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at his home. He was born in Duluth, MN and preceded in death by his parents William Johnson and Evelyn Cox, three sisters, and one brother. Herb was a 1950 graduate of Denfeld High School and a combat veteran of the Korean War. He was employed for 34 years by United States Steel and was also employed as a Security Guard at Diamond Tool. He was a member of the American Legion Post 71 in Duluth. Herb is survived by his wife Joanne, only son Art (Sandra)…

  • Duluth

    Ethel J. Smith

    January 8, 1924 to March 2, 2019 Ethel J. Smith Ethel J. (Harris) Smith, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away at the age of 95 on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Cornerstone Villa in Buhl, MN. Ethel was a longtime resident of both Coleraine, MN and Buhl, MN. Born January 8, 1924, in Grand Rapids, MN to James and Ruth (Barrett) Harris. She graduated from Greenway High School in 1942. After High School, Ethel went to South Dakota to visit her sister Fran and husband Pete. It was then when she would meet her husband to be, Eugene Smith, a soldier with the U.S. Army from Moberly, Missouri.…

  • Duluth

    Julia M. Gustafson

    November 28, 1928 to March 12, 2019 Julia M. Gustafson Julia “Julie” Mae Gustafson, 90, formerly of Grand Rapids, died Tuesday, March 12, 2019 in the Bigfork Valley Communities, Bigfork. Born November 28, 1928 in Seattle, WA, she was the daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth (Jamerson) Marthini. Julie was a homemaker and enjoyed painting, golf, lawn bowling, and gardening. Her parents; her husband, Albert “Bud” Gustafson; a son, Dennis; brothers, Dave, Joe, Bill, Charles; her twin sister, Mary, and sister Sally preceded her in death. Survivors include her children, Trudie (Alfred) Burton of Bigfork, Diane (Arlan) Jensen of Hill City, and Rita (Mike) Perreault of Greenwood, ME; eight grandchildren; Tina,…

  • Duluth

    Thomas Hansen

    November 10, 1932 to March 12, 2019 Thomas Hansen Thomas Hansen 86, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in St. Luke’s Hospice Care Center. Tom was a veteran and served in the United States Army. He retired from Superwood as a laborer and was a member of the Twelve Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox church, and was a member of the Order of AHEPA. Tom was predeceased in death by his parents Herbert and Victoria Hansen, his wife Gertrude, and many siblings. Tom is survived by his Godparents, Liz and Mike Abrahamson and his Godchildren Michael, Lindsay, Emma and Leila Abrahamson, his girlfriend Nancy Peterson, Nephew Jim (Laurie) Carroll,…

  • Willmar

    Anna S. Zaske

    November 12, 1917 to March 9, 2019 Anna S. Zaske Anna S. Zaske, age 101, of Renville, formerly of Danube, died Saturday, March 9, 2019, at the RenVilla Nursing Home in Renville. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Renville. The Rev. Joseph Steinbeisser will be the celebrant. Burial will be in the spring in the Zion Methodist Cemetery south of Danube. Visitation will be one hour prior the funeral Mass on Tuesday at the church in Renville. Arrangements are with Dirks-Blem Funeral Service, Renville, MN. In Lieu of flowers, the family asks for memorial contributions…

  • Bemidji

    Karsyn Brooks Molitor

    November 9, 2017 to March 5, 2019 Karsyn Brooks Molitor Nov. 9, 2017 – March 5, 2019 MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Karsyn Brooks Molitor, Hugo, Minn., died Tuesday, March 5, in Children’s Hospital. Visitation will be from noon to 3 p.m., with a prayer service at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 16, at Cease Family Funeral Home in Bemidji, Minn. Arrangements by Cease Funeral Home.

  • Bemidji

    Kathy Sue Richardson

    November 1, 1959 to March 7, 2019 Kathy Sue Richardson Nov. 1, 1959 – March 7, 2019 HAGALI TOWNSHIP, Minn. – Kathy Sue Richardson, 59, rural Tenstrike, Minn., died Thursday, March 7, in her home. A private celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Cease Funeral Home in Blackduck, Minn.

  • Alexandria

    Patrick Gurneau

    Patrick Gurneau March 16, 1950 – March 16, 2019 LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Patrick Gurneau, 69, Las Vegas, died Saturday, March 16, in Silver Hills Health Care Center. Visitation will be 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, at Gichitwaa Kateri Catholic Church in Minneapolis, Minn. A funeral Mass will…

  • Alexandria

    Gayle Nyhus

    Gayle Nyhus Jan. 19, 1934 – March 16, 2019 HENNING, Minn. – Gayle Nyhus, 85, Henning, died Saturday, March 16, in Henning Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at Belmont-Karvonen Funeral Home in Henning. Visitation will continue…