• Brainerd

    Jerome Gillespie

    March 31, 1931 to March 8, 2019 Jerome Gillespie Age 87 of Nisswa, MN, passed away on March 8, 2019 due to complications of a stroke. Survived by three children, six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, his sister, and a partner. He was a proud veteran of the United States Navy and served from 1951 to 1955. After returning home from the service, he worked in the retail and delivery industry, and finally retired after years of employment with the City of Minneapolis. Everyone who knew Dad liked or loved him. He was and will always be remembered for his unmatched sense of humor and sarcasm, gift of gab, humble nature, generosity,…

  • Brainerd

    Elaine (Joni) Peterson Melby

    September 26, 1923 to March 19, 2019 Elaine (Joni) Peterson Melby Elaine (Joni) Peterson Melby, age 95, passed away on March 19, 2019 in Mesa AZ. Joni was born in Staples, MN to Harry and Mary Peterson on September 26, 1923. She graduated from Staples High School and Concordia College in Moorhead, MN. Joni was a high school Math teacher. She married Winton Melby in 1946. They had 2 sons, James and Paul. Joni and Winton loved to square dance and enjoyed weekly lessons and dances. Joni was an avid card player and liked to play games with family. One of her favorite memories was that of taking her 4…

  • Duluth

    Gloria A. Raskovich

    January 24, 1926 to March 18, 2019 Gloria A. Raskovich Gloria Harris Raskovich, 93, of Grand Rapids and formerly Coleraine and Forest Lake, passed away peacefully on March 18, 2019, at Grand Village. Gloria is survived by her children Gail (Gary) Sigfrinius, Forest Lake; Sharon (Ray) Vannet, Coleraine; Peggy (Greg) Vollhaber, Kelliher; Jim (Corinne) Harris, Forest Lake; her grandchildren and great-grandchildren along with her sister Jean Huff, Pittsburgh; and brother Jim (Sharon) Cortese, Bemidji. A full obituary to follow before her Celebration of Life in May. To leave an online message of condolence please visit our website at www.petersonfuneralchapelofcoleraine.com.

  • Duluth

    Scott Alan Hedin

    October 28, 1952 to March 10, 2019 Scott Alan Hedin Scott Alan Hedin passed away at his home. He is preceded in death by his parents Shirley and Max Hedin. He leaves behind several family and friends. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

  • Oakdale

    June Jeanetta 3/16/2019 12:00:00 AM North St. Paul,MN / Oakdale,MN

    Jeanette June “June’s Gone” Died March 16, 2019 at age 89 Preceded in death by husband John; son John Micheal. Survived by children Marge (Dennis) Butler, Vickey (daughter-in-law), Jackie (David) Raboin, Joe (Reney), Jim (Karen), Jeff, Jay; 20+ grandchildren; 22+ great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; relatives and friends. Member of Oakdale Fire Dept. Auxiliary, North St. Paul American Legion Post 39 Auxiliary and Blood Chairman (Vampire). Memorial Gathering Wednesday (3/27) 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at SANDBERG FUNERAL HOME, 2593 E. 7th Ave., North St. Paul. Reception to follow at 1:00 PM at NORTH ST. PAUL AMERICAN LEGION POST 39, 2678 E. 7th Ave., North St. Paul.

  • Alexandria

    Virgil Keith Batesold

    Virgil Keith Batesold Virgil K. Batesole died peacefully on March 22, 2019 while vacationing with his family in Maui, Hawaii. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 11 AM at Shalom Lutheran Church. A visitation will take place on Friday, April 5, 2019 from…

  • Alexandria

    Virgil Keith Batesole

    Virgil Keith Batesole July 17, 1930 – March 22, 2019 LAHAINA, Hawaii – Virgil Keith Batesole, 88, Alexandria, Minn., died Friday, March 22, while on vacation. Arrangements are pending with Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria.

  • Alexandria

    Donald J. Eral

    Donald J. Eral Feb. 24, 1950 – March 22, 2019 BIG LAKE, Minn. – Donald J. Eral, 68, Big Lake, died Friday, March 22, in his home. A graveside service with full military honors will be 2 p.m. Monday, March 25, at Fahlun Lutheran Church Cemetery in Nelson, Minn. Interment will be in…

  • Winona

    Voss, Maureen D. (Boland)

    Voss, Maureen D. (Boland) (3/22/2019) Maureen D. (Boland) Voss, age 86, of Maplewood, Minn., and formerly of Winona, passed away on Sunday, March 17, 2019, at St. John’s Hospital in Maplewood. She was born on July 23, 1932, in Ch…

  • Winona

    Martin, Holly Kay

    Martin, Holly Kay (3/22/2019) Holly Kay Martin, 57, of Ettrick and formerly of Minnesota City, passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2019. – Hoff Celebration of Life Center

  • Winona

    Weimerskirch, John “Jack” P.

    Weimerskirch, John “Jack” P. (3/22/2019) John “Jack” P. Weimerskirch, 72, of Goodview, passed away on Wednesday, March 20. Arrangements pending. – Fawcett Junker Funeral Home, Winona, Minn., and Fountain City, Wis.

  • Winona

    Martinson, Lisa

    Martinson, Lisa (3/22/2019) Lisa Martinson, 40, of St. Charles, formerly of Clearbrook, Minn., received her angel wings on Saturday, March 16, 2019, at her home in Leonard, Minn. Lisa was born on November 20, 1978, in Grand F…

  • Winona

    Hunger, Audrey Lynn (Denzer)

    Hunger, Audrey Lynn (Denzer) (3/22/2019) Audrey Lynn (Denzer) Hunger, age 74, of Winona, passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2019, at the Mayo Clinic Hospital – St. Mary’s campus in Rochester, Minn. On July 11, 1944, she was born…

  • Fairmont

    Janice L. Lind

    Janice L. Lind FAIRMONT — A funeral service for Janice L. Lind, 85, of Fairmont will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Lakeview Funeral Home Chapel in Fairmont. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery, Elmore. Lind died Wednesday evening, March 20, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Fairmont. …

  • Fairmont

    Duane Lee Wagle

    Duane Lee Wagle WINNEBAGO — Duane Lee Wagle, 83, of Winnebago died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, at the VA Medical Center in Sioux Falls. A service will be held at a later date. Spencer-Owen Funeral Home of Winnebago is in charge of arrangements. He was born May 27, 1935, in Bismarck, N.D., …

  • Fairmont

    Richard Kling

    Richard Kling FOX LAKE VILLAGE — Services for Richard Kling, 71, of Fox Lake Village, Welcome, are pending at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Kling died Thursday afternoon, March 21, 2019, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester. Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Fairmont …

  • Winona

    Iva Kerns

    DAKOTA — Iva B. Kerns, 98, of Dakota passed away Monday, March 18, 2019, at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse. She was born Dec. 6, 1920, in Port Byron, Ill., to Glen and Lillian (Smith) Beach. She married…

  • Winona

    John Weimerskirch

    GOODVIEW — John “Jack” P. Weimerskirch, 72, of Goodview passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at his winter home in Lake Havasu City, Ariz. Arrangements pending. Services entrusted to Fawcett Junker Funeral Home, Winona, and Fountain City, Wis.

  • Winona

    Robert Olson

    LANESBORO, Minn. — Robert “Bob” Olson, 101, of Lanesboro passed away Monday, March 18, 2019, at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Rushford. Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, April 5 at Elstad Lutheran Church in rural Lanesboro,…