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Ann M. Schaffer

Ann M. Schaffer

ANN M. SCHAFFER – August 11, 2018 Ann M. Shaffer, 86, of Fridley, Minnesota passed away August 11, 2018. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, August 19, 2018 at Sunset Kapala-Glodek Funeral Home (2250 St. Anthony Blvd. NE., Minneapolis). Visitation will be from 1p.m. until the time of service. Interment Sunset Cemetery is

Alvin Nissen Sr.

Alvin Nissen Sr.

Alvin C. H. Nissen Sr. August 14, 1925 • August 6, 2018   Alvin “Short” Nissen Sr., 92, of Benson, Minnesota died Monday, Aug. 6, 2018 in the St. Cloud Hospital. Visitation was from 10-11 a.m., followed by the funeral at 11 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 9, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Benson. Pastor Jason

Marjorie Catherine Fitz

Marjorie Catherine Fitz

Marjorie Catherine Fitz Services for Marjorie Catherine Fitz, 96, of Benson, formerly of Fairmont, Minnesota, will be held Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Fairmont.   Visitation with the family will be held from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. at the church.   Marjorie passed away  Saturday, August 4,

Carol Marr

Carol Marr

Carol M. Marr Carol M. Marr, 81, of Benson, Minnesota died Thursday evening, August 2, at the Rice Therapy Suites in Willmar. Visitation will be held  Friday, August 10, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the St. Francis Catholic Church in Benson, with a 4:30 p.m. rosary. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at

Geraldine (Nordgren) Quick

Geraldine (Nordgren) Quick

GERALDINE (NORDREN) QUICK March 31, 1930 • July 17, 2018 Geraldine (Nordgren) Quick passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Private services will be held. Memorials are preferred to the family: c/o Crescent Tide Funeral Home, 764 Transfer Road, St. Paul, MN 55114. Geraldine was born March 31, 1930.    She is survived by nieces:

Marie C. Blair Austin

Marie C. Blair Austin

MARIE C. BLAIR AUSTIN May 24, 1919 • July 17, 2018 The funeral service for Marie C. Austin of Morris, Minnesota (formerly of Hancock) was held  Friday, July 20, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris, with Deacon Stan Hennen officiating. Visitation was one hour prior to services at the funeral home.

Judith Anderson

Judith Anderson

Judith Anderson Judith Anderson, 73, of Benson, passed away at the Clara City Care Center Wednesday, July 11, 2018. She is survived by her husband: Carleton Anderson of Benson; sister, Elaine Aden of Watertown, SD; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.  Funeral services and inurnment are pending.   Rate this article:  Select ratingGive it 1/5Give

Winifred D. Erdman

Winifred D. Erdman

WINIFRED D. ERDMAN October 18, 1925 • July 8, 2018 Funeral services for Winifred Erdman of Benson, Minnesota (formerly of Holloway) were held Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Fairfield Township, near Holloway with the Rev. John Ramsbacher officiating. Visitation was Thursday, one hour prior to services at the

Marlin Larry Ellingson

Marlin Larry Ellingson

MARLIN LARRY ELLINGSON April 27, 1948 • July 11, 2018 Marlin L. Ellingson, 70, of Benson, Minnesota died Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at his home under Hospice care.  Visitation was held 3-5 p.m., Sunday, July 15, 2018, at Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church in Benson.  Visitation continued from 10-11 a.m., followed by the Funeral Service at

Kathleen “Kathy” Olson

Kathleen "Kathy" Olson

KATHLEEN ‘KATHY’ OLSON March 31, 1939 • July 7, 2018 A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, July 13, 2018 at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Joseph, Minnesota  for Kathleen Ione Olson, 79.  She died Saturday, July 7, 2018 at the St. Cloud Hospital.  Susan Putzke, a Chaplin at the St.

Verna Pillatzki

Verna Pillatzki

VERNA PILLATZKI September 21, 1929 ~ July 6, 2018 Verna Pillatzki, 88, of Benson, Minnesota, died Friday evening July 6, 2018 at the Swift County Benson Hospital. Visitation will be held Thursday, July 12, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the St. Francis Catholic Church in Benson, with a 4:30 p.m. rosary and prayer service.

Pearl R. Rasmusson

Pearl R. Rasmusson

Pearl R. Rasmusson, 91, of Benson, Minnesota (formerly of Morris) passed away June 28, 2018. Pearl was preceded in death by husband, Gorden C.; daughter, Kayla Jean; and son, Wayne Lee. She is survived by sons: Arnold (Mary), Leon (Mary), Richard, Lyle; grandchildren: Aric, Michael, Randy, Andrew, Brandon and great-grandchildren. Service details pending.   Rate

Roland ‘Rolly’ Hartmann

Roland ‘Rolly’ Hartmann

ROLAND “ROLLY” HARTMANN December 9, 1973 • June 23, 2018 Roland “Rolly” E. Hartmann, 44, of Big Stone City, SD, formerly of Mahnomen, Minnesota, died Saturday, June 23, 2018, at Essentia Health Systems in Fargo, ND. Funeral Services were held Friday, June 29, 2018 at 11 a.m.  at the Anderson Family Funeral Home in Mahnomen

Emlyn Frazeur

Emlyn Frazeur

EMLYN FRAZEUR October 8, 1922 • June 25, 2018 Emlyn Frazeur, 95, of Canby, Minnesota passed away Monday, June 25, 2018 at Sylvan Court Nursing Home in Canby.   A Memorial Service was held 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 29, 2018 at First Presbyterian Church in Canby. Burial was in the St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery, rural

Rev. Charles L. Gunderson

Rev. Charles L. Gunderson

Rev. Charles L. Gunderson February 15, 1930 • June 21, 2018 Rev. Charles Laverne Gunderson, 88, of Northfield, Minnesota, passed away peacefully  June 21, 2018 at the Northfield Retirement Center with loving family by his side. Funeral services were held 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at Bethel Lutheran Church, 1321 North Ave., Northfield.  Visitation

Richard “Dick” Schirmer

Richard "Dick" Schirmer

RICHARD “DICK” SCHIRMER August 29, 1943 • June 18, 2018 Richard “Dick” H. Schirmer, 74, of Fridley, Minnesota, formerly of Benson, died  peacefully Monday June 18, 2018, at the Benedictine Health Care Center at Innsbruck in New Brighton. Visitation was held from 2-3 p.m.  Friday, June 22, followed by the funeral service at 3 p.m.

Gregory E. Fischer

Gregory E. Fischer

GREGORY E. FISCHER June 5, 1960 – January 21, 2018 A Celebration of Life service for Gregory E. Fischer of Brighton, TN (formerly of the Benson-Willmar area) will be held July 3, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church in Spicer, Minnesota.  Greg will be laid to rest in Aitkin near his beloved grandparents,

Donald W. Flynn

Donald W. Flynn

DONALD “DON” W. FLYNN – June 13, 2018                                                                                  Donald William Flynn, 75, died at his home in Paynesville, Minnesota,  Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Murdock, Thursday, June 21. A private family funeral mass will be held at a

Gladys Ilene Lysen

Gladys Ilene Lysen

GLADYS ILENE LYSEN September 20, 1924 – June 14, 2018 Gladys Ilene Lysen, 93, of Benson, Minnesota, died Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Gabriel House in Murdock.   Visitation was from 5-7 p.m., followed by a Prayer Service at 7 p.m., Monday, June 18, 2018, at Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ in Benson.  Visitation

Harriet Mortenson

Harriet Mortenson

HARRIET MORTENSON January 28, 1926 • June 4, 2018 Harriet Mortenson, 92, of Marshall, Minnesota (formerly of St. Louis Park) died  Monday, June 4, 2018, at Morningside Heights Care Center in Marshall. Visitation will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 12, 2018, with the Funeral service 10:30 a.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church in Golden

Craig & Keith Johnson Open House

Craig & Keith Johnson Open House

CELEBRATION OF LIFE Craig and Keith Johnson Memorial Open House Gathering    An open house in memory of brothers, Keith and Craig Johnson, will be held Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at the Benson Golf Club. Keith passed away January 26, 2018 and his brother Craig passed away  May 23, 2018.    The