Saturday, June 12, 2021

It is with great sadness that the family of Susan Mary (Pletsch) Soberg of Watertown, MN, announces her passing on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at the age of 64. She will always be remembered by her husband Terry of 28 years; former husband Richard Pugh and their three children Tina [Fred] Studier, …

Wednesday, June 09, 2021

Borghild “Bugs” Schmidt, 86, of Baxter, passed away Sunday, June 6, 2021 at Essentia Health – St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd. A Celebration of Bugs’ Life will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Baxter. Family and friends are invited to gath…

Tuesday, June 08, 2021

Bill Davis, age 84, formerly of Owosso passed away Saturday, May 29, 2021 at Harrison Bay Assisted Living Facility in Mound, MN. Bill was born June 20, 1935 in Brown City, MI, the son of Carl and Recil (Clapsaddle) Davis. He graduated from Owosso High School, earned a degree in mechanical dr…

Mieko Davis, age 87, formerly of Owosso passed away Friday, May 21, 2021 after a long courageous battle with cancer at her home in Mound, MN with her daughters by her side. Mieko was born November 13, 1933 in Tokyo, Japan, the daughter of Genzaburo and Muro Kajiura. Mieko frequently attended…

Thursday, June 03, 2021

Jonathan “Craig” Goodrich, age 71, passed away peacefully of cancer at his home surrounded by family and his best friend. Craig was born on March 17, 1950 in Los Angeles, CA to his mother Rusty Chapman, deceased; father J. Goodrich, deceased. He is survived by his beloved son Jonathan; stepd…

Tuesday, June 01, 2021

Born November 20, 1923, Clifford, age 97-1/2, formerly of Mound, MN passed away on May 27, 2021. Preceded in death by parents and husband John “Jack” J. Wilson. Survived by children Carol “Kelly” Menth (Jon), Connie Fleming (Mark), James Wilson (Julie), Elizabeth Adiani (Prakash); five grand…

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Nancy Jean Opitz of Platte Lake, MN passed away at Mille Lacs Health Systems of Onamia on Saturday, November 21, 2020. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Mound, MN. Visitation will take place one hour prior to services. Intermen…

Monday, May 17, 2021

Tom Norling, age 77, died of cancer at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia on May 6, 2021. He was preceded in death by his mother, Lillian Norling. He was born in Minneapolis June 20, 1943 and graduated from Mpls. North High School in 1961. He retired in 2000 after 35 years with Pan-OGold Ba…

Pamela M. Kusske, age 80 of Long Lake, passed away on Friday, May 14, 2021 at the Haven Homes in Maple Plain. Memorial Service Friday, May 21, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church (2060 CR 6) in Long Lake. Visitation from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service at church. Interment Uni…

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Gary Stearns passed away peacefully in his sleep on May 7, 2021. He was 83 years old. Gary was born in Minneapolis and was the eldest of six brothers. He alternated living in Minnesota and California throughout his life, spending the last twenty years in Mound, which had been home for much o…

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race. I have kept the faith.” 2 Timothy 4:7 John Matthew Kloss was called to his heavenly home on April 29, 2021 after an unexpected battle with meningitis. Born on July 16, 1959, John lived in Minnetonka Beach, MN with parents Frank and Ede…

Friday, May 07, 2021

MARTHA! On May 1, 2021, the sky over Spring Park Bay, on Lake Minnetonka filled with lightning and fireworks to signify the passing of Martha Mayer, aged 78. She was in her home surrounded by family and friends at her passing. Lung cancer progressed slowly at first and quickly at the end. Sh…

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

Ryan Christopher Barrack, 45 of Mound, MN, passed away at his home on April 19, 2021. Ryan grew up in Mound, graduating from Mound High School in 1994. He loved his dogs, his family, and spending timing in Florida. Ryan was preceded in death by his son Timo, his father Richard, and his mothe…

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Holli Tess (Peterson) Patch, 48, passed away at her Wayzata home on April 23, 2021. She was an Orono High School and University of Minnesota graduate, who was a life-long Minnesota Vikings fan. She obtained her real estate license and had a successful career as Owner and Manager of Wayzata B…

Monday, April 26, 2021

Barbara Ann Erickson-Aspholm-Lopergalo of Mound, MN passed away at the age of 72 on April 14, 2021. Barb was born on September 12, 1948 in Richfield, MN, the daughter of Robert and Shirley Erickson (Boline). Barb was known for her quick-witted sense of humor, her delicious home-baked cookies…

Friday, April 16, 2021

Duane Arthur Eide passed away on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at the age of 83 after a long, fierce and courageous battle with a Covid-19 related pneumonia. Preceded in death by parents Thelma and Arthur Eide and sister Jan Ackerman. Survived by soulmate and wife of 61 years, Patricia L. Eide; d…

Tuesday, April 06, 2021

Delores Mae Skochenski, age 89, of Mound entered into eternal peace on Easter morning, April 4, 2021 at Ridgeview Hospital in Waconia. Funeral Service Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Mount Olive Lutheran Church (5218 Bartlett Blvd) in Mound with Rev. Michael Michalk as officiant. Visit…

Friday, April 02, 2021

Kathleen “Kathie” Marie Engel (Mengenhausen), age 70, of Mound, died March 29, 2021. Kathie was born in Sioux Falls, SD, on July 20, 1950, to Matthias and Luella Mengenhausen. She attended Lincoln High School and was a member of the Civil Air Patrol. In 1975, she and her husband Timothy Enge…

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Alice L. Noreen, age 102, of Maple Plain passed away on February 25, 2021. Survived by her loving family: sons Loren (Darlene) Noreen, Jim (JoAnn) Noreen; daughter Sandra (Don) Behrendt; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Private Funeral Service was held at Lyndale Lutheran Churc…

Saturday, March 27, 2021

Sheila Annette Kozar, age 75, long time resident of Excelsior, MN passed away on March 2, 2021 from acute respiratory distress syndrome. She was born in Wykoff, MN to Francis and Jeanne Malley and was primarily raised in St. Cloud, MN. In 1965, she married John Kozar. They eventually moved t…

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Betty Nell Shaughnessy (née O’Donnell), 92, passed away on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at Lake Minnetonka Senior Center in Spring Park, MN where she was lovingly cared for in these final years by her youngest daughter, Patty Beth Shaughnessy. She left this world peacefully after a long life fille…

Thursday, March 11, 2021

William “Bill” Winter, age 80, of Mound, passed away peacefully March 2, 2021. Preceded in death by parents and one brother. Survived by wife of 40 years, Mary; daughter Tiffany (Andrew) Beitler; son Robin and family; grandchildren Addie and Finn whom he absolutely adored; brother John (Marv…

Monday, March 01, 2021
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Richard “Dick” Meyer, 89, of Maple Plain, MN, passed away Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021 in his home. Dick was born in 1932, the son of Clifford and Delora (Meiner) Meyer and grew up in Wayzata, MN where he was proud to be a “West End” kid. He graduated from Wayzata High School in 1949 where he playe…

Saturday, February 13, 2021

Kathy K. D’Avia, age 77, of Shakopee, MN, died from pneumonia on Wednesday, February 3, 2021, at St. Francis Regional Medical Center, in Shakopee, with her family at her side. Kathy was born in Worthington, MN, on October 18, 1943, the daughter of Martin and Rose (Kelly) Wendland. She was ma…

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Amy Clara (Haag) Reese passed away Peacefully the evening of Friday, December 11, 2020 at age 90. The youngest of three girls, Amy grew up on a small dairy farm in Wisconsin. She met Madison “city boy,” Thomas Walter Reese and they were married August of 1949. Thus began a seven decade whirl…

Friday, January 29, 2021

Brian Howard Felt was born to Marjorie and Howard Felt on August 20, 1949 in St. Peter, MN and passed away peacefully on January 24, 2021 at the age of 71, surrounded by his loving family. Brian grew up in Litchfield and Olivia, MN, enjoying camping, hunting, and fishing with the family. He …

Arlene E. Gilmore, age 97, of Waconia passed away on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at Good Samaritan in Waconia. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Community in Waconia with Father Stan Mader as Celebrant of the Mass. Visitation o…

Monday, January 25, 2021

Valerie, Val to many, was a lifetime resident of Mound. She was known for always lending a helping hand, her big heart and beautiful singing voice. Although she is gone, she imprinted every soul she encountered and will never be forgotten as she rests peacefully with our Lord. Valerie is sur…

Monday, January 18, 2021

Joseph Thomas Jezierski Jr., age 69, of Mound, MN, died peacefully on Friday, January 15, 2021 at his home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, January 22, 2021, 11 a.m. at Guardian Angels Catholic Church, 218 W. 2nd St., Chaska, with Father Tony VanderLoop presiding. The visita…

Friday, January 15, 2021
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Born on July 1, 1934 in Mound, MN, and went to be with Jesus on January 4, 2021. Josie lived a long, adventurous, and extremely fulfilling life. She was an unwavering friend to dozens upon dozens of friends across the world. She and her husband, Jim, moved to Cape Coral, FL in 1986. Although…

Monday, January 11, 2021

On Tuesday, January 5, 2021, Conrad Starr was surrounded by his family as he peacefully went to be with Jesus. It was his 71st birthday. His quiet and humble spirit, quick wit, servant’s heart, and love for Jesus deeply impacted all who knew him. He was the best husband to his wife of 46 yea…

Monday, January 04, 2021

Lynda Williams, 59 of Watertown, MN, passed away peacefully at her home on December 29, 2020 with her husband at her side. Lynda loved traveling, biking, kayaking and took special pride in her flower gardens. Lynda was preceded in death by her father Clarence Beener. She is survived by husba…

Joan Ellen Helland (nee Kersten) of Maple Plain, formerly of Mound, born June 8, 1940, passed away peacefully Dec. 17, 2020 from complications due to Covid 19 at the age of 80, with family by her side. Joan worked at Reed & Pond, Ltd for 19 years before leaving to work at Carlson Co. A w…

Monday, December 21, 2020

Mark Alan Pletsch, 64, passed away peacefully on December 19, 2020 in Merritt Island, FL. He is survived by his wife Mikelyn Pletsch, his daughters Michelle Beard and Martha Carlson and four beautiful grandchildren. He was a long-time resident of Mound, MN, and the son of William and Kathlee…

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Donna Jean (Woods) Grinvalds, age 92, of Mound, passed away May 6, 2020, surrounded by her four children. Donna was born near Winthrop, MN. Upon graduation from New Ulm High School, she joined the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corp. program. Donna attended St. Olaf College and completed her training and …

Monday, December 14, 2020

Ronald J. Maas, age 70 of Maple Plain, passed away on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at his residence. Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 12 noon at The Church of St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church (St. Peter Campus) (204 River Street South) in Delano with Father Kyle Ko…

Wednesday, December 09, 2020

Carolyn Marie Vranish Malcheski died peacefully on Thursday, November 26, 2020. She was born in Santa Barbara, California on November 3,1945 to Ila and George Vranish. Carolyn graduated from San Marcos High School in 1963 and attended Minnesota State University Moorhead where she met her fut…

Monday, November 23, 2020

Nancy Jean Opitz of Platte Lake, MN passed away at Mille Lacs Health Systems of Onamia on Saturday, November 21, 2020. Funeral services will be held in the spring Nancy was born to Carl and Frances (Evers) Johnson on May 07, 1943 in Minneapolis, MN. She was married to Alvin Opitz, and togeth…

Chaplain Mary Kay Pauluk Mary Pauluk died peacefully on November 19, 2020 in hospice care. Mary was born in Lakeland, Minnesota to Leonard and Janet Talcott. The family moved to Dodge Center, Minnesota in 1967. She studied history and theology at the University of St. Thomas in St Paul and c…

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Ralph V. Smith, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on November 18, 2020 at the age of 86. Ralph was born to Louis and Edna Smith on February 14, 1934 and was the sixth of 13 children. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Beverly; brothers, Art, Clifford, Wayne and R…

Monday, November 16, 2020

Nancy Ketcher, age 83, of Mound passed away peacefully at her home on November 8, 2020 with her family by her side. Nancy was a 1955 graduate of Mound high school, she had a 30 year career as an executive secretary at the Freshwater Foundation, retiring in 1999 from AIC Corp. She was an acti…

Tuesday, November 03, 2020

Colleen Helen (Mcclure) Thompson passed away in Belle Plaine, MN on October 29, 2020 at the age of 70. Colleen passed after her battle against cancer. Colleen was born in Minneapolis, MN on August 15, 1950. She attended Mound High School and Osseo Community College. She married Steve Thompso…

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Bruce Edward Garlock, born April 17, 1933, died peacefully at home Oct. 9, 2020. Preceded in death by beloved parents Russell and Dorothy Garlock and siblings Dick and Janet Garlock. Survived by loving wife Ruth; children Jimmy Garlock, Julie (Dan) Ruegemer; grandchildren Cole, Ethan, Brooke…

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Andrew J. Schaefer, 85, Fargo, entered the heavenly gates surrounded by his family on Saturday, September 12, 2020, following a lengthy cancer battle. Andrew was born March 22, 1935, in St. Could, MN. Following high school graduation, he entered the Army and served in the 101st Airborne Divi…

Monday, September 14, 2020

Virgil C. Logelin, age 83 of Waconia and formerly St. Bonifacius, passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Virgil Logelin was born July 13, 1937 in St. Bonifacius, the son of Clarence and Lorraine (Th…

Tuesday, September 08, 2020

To Family and friends of Patricia E. Daly, 91, who went to heaven on May 6, 2020; you are invited to her Celebration of Life on September 26, 2020. The burial will be at Our Lady of the Lake Cemetery, at 1485 County Road 110 North, in Mound, MN at 12:30 p.m., followed by a reception at the A…

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Robert L. Wolff, age 89 of Orono, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at the Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park. Private Funeral Service will be held at Lyndale Lutheran Church (8012 County Road 6) in Independence. Robert was born on July 20, 1931 in Waverly, the son of Theodore and Ma…

Monday, August 10, 2020

Gary Robert Kluckman passed away peacefully at home August 5, 2020. He was 61. Gary graduated in 1977 from Armstrong High School and continued his studies at St. Cloud State, where he met his future wife, Rosemary. Gary and Rose recently celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary, at home in …

Friday, August 07, 2020

Joyce Host, 79, of Cushing, passed away on August 1, 2020. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, August 8, 2020, 11 a.m., at Christ the King Catholic Church in Browerville with Fr. Mitchell Bechtold officiating. Friends may call on the day of the funeral one hour prior to the …

Friday, July 24, 2020

Dorothy E. Geyen, age 93 of Mound, passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at New Perspective in Waconia. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Mound with Fr. Peter Richards as Celebrant of the Mass. Gathe…

In Memoriam

Saturday, August 17, 2019
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Joyce Carlbom passed away August 3, 2019, at Lake Minnetonka Shores. She was born on Novembe…

Card of Thanks

Saturday, April 27, 2019
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The Mound Westonka Hawkette Dance Team would like to extend their sincere gratitude to all o…

Monday, December 03, 2018
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The Vanecek Family would like to extend our deepest gratitude for all the support and though…