Thursday, September 16, 2021

Scott Gravelle, born March 10, 1970, passed away May 22, 2020 in LA, California. Please join us by attending an open house in celebration of Scott’s life on Sunday, September 26 from 1pm to 5pm at Mound Surfside Depot, 2670 Commerce Blvd., Mound, MN 55364. Scott leaves behind loving parents …

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Owen C. Fuglseth, age 75, of Mound, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family at his side, Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. Longtime employee at City of Deephaven. Served his country in the US Army in Thailand. He is survived by his wife, Rosie; three children, Shelley (Darryl) Frederic…

Tuesday, September 07, 2021

Gerald Barr Snyder, 93 years old, of Minnetrista, passed away on September 4, 2021. Preceded in death by his loving wife, Rosemarie Fabrega de Snyder; his children, Cheryl Snyder, David Snyder; honored parents, Edith and Edward Snyder; brother, Morton Snyder; grandparents of blessed memory, …

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Bonnie Lou Moore, 78, of Park Rapids, MN passed away Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at her home. Bonnie was born on October 12, 1942 in Pontiac, MI to Reino and Dorothy (Morrison) Coleman. The family moved to Mound, MN where Bonnie graduated from high school in 1960. On November 25, 1963, Bonnie…

Dorothy Mary Hanson, 89, of Mound, passed away August 25, 2021 at her home. She was born February 2, 1932 in Glencoe, daughter of Paul and Louise (Penas) Popelka. On June 27, 1950, she married Clarence Hanson and they were blessed with 10 children. She was preceded in death by her husband Cl…

Saturday, August 28, 2021
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Update: Due to the unpredictable nature of the COVID-19 variant, the Shaughnessy family has made the difficult decision to postpone Betty’s celebration of life that was scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 25 at Presbyterian homes. Our concern is for the health and well-being of the residents. We l…

Monday, August 23, 2021

Bruce Melenich was born June 15, 1934 and died on August 16, 2021 at age 87. He was preceded in death by his parents Mike and Grace Melenich; his brother Bob; and wife Jean. He is survived by his wife Janelle after 63 years of marriage; his sons Ward (Kathryn), Kent, Daren (Diana); his two g…

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Mary Ann Pieterick, age 75 of Long Lake, passed away on August 14, 2021. A hairdresser of 40 years to the Long Lake community and a lover of country music and the city of Nashville. Preceded in death by parents, Stanley and Delores Pieterick and great-granddaughter Emma Effertz. She is survi…

Friday, August 13, 2021

Ken passed away August 5, 2021 after a long battle with Parkinson. Born July 13, 1943, in Minneapolis to Oscar Parno and Ivadell Ott. He was a good man who believed in hard work and family. His life’s work was as a Chef. Ken is preceded in death by his parent. Those left to cherish Ken’s mem…

Friday, August 06, 2021

Ardelle “Dell” A. Morano, age 77, of Mound passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, August 6, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church (2384 Commerce Blvd) in Mound with Father Stan Mader…

Monday, August 02, 2021

Paul Christ Jensen, 72, of Winchester, VA passed away Friday, July 30, 2021 at Winchester Medical Center. Paul was born May 19, 1949 in Minneapolis, MN, the son of the late Leslie and Charlotte Jensen. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corp; he was so very proud to have served his…

Rick passed away on July 28, 2021 after a short battle with cancer. Born January 13, 1950 in Minneapolis to Philip and Betty (Wickstrom) Niccum, Rick grew up on Lake Minnetonka and attended Mound schools. He was a fair, good man who believed in hard work and family. His life’s work and accom…

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Lynelle Deane Conway was born June 2, 1967 in Des Moines, Iowa, the daughter of Richard and Loretta (Hartness) Whitlatch. She was raised on her family’s farm in Knoxville, Iowa. In high school, she was a cheerleader for several sports. Following graduation from Knoxville High School in 1985,…

Monday, July 19, 2021

Patricia Marie Peterson (nee Anderson), age 88 of Minnetonka, died peacefully surrounded by family on June 17, 2021, after a 3-month battle with cancer. Born September 22, 1932 in Grand Forks, ND to John Grant and Mary (Staberg) Anderson, Pat grew up on the family farm and graduated from Cli…

Tuesday, July 13, 2021
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Matthew Scott Froehlich, loving husband, father, son and brother, of Orono, MN, died tragically in a car accident on Saturday, June 26, 2021, at the age of 40. Matt was born on August 28, 1980, in Minneapolis as the second son to Scott and Euni Froehlich. When he was five, his family moved t…

Monday, June 28, 2021

Shirley Ann Bennett (McConnell) October 2, 1935 – June 15, 2021 “If anyone is in Christ he is a new creation. The old has gone. The new has come!” II Corinthians 5-17 Early Shirley, 85 years young, the long tall lady who walked the roads of Las Cruces for seventeen years, passed away peacefu…

Monday, June 21, 2021

Larry R. Stehr, age 71, of St. Bonifacius passed away on Friday, June 18, 2021 at his residence. Memorial service 2 p.m. Friday, June 25, 2021 at the Johnson Funeral Home (141 E. First St.) in Waconia with Rev. Michael Michalk as officiant. Gathering of family and friends Friday from 12 p.m.…

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Cheryl Lynn Wheeler, age 72 of Minnetrista, passed away on June 14, 2021. With heavy hearts we are announcing the passing of our beloved Cheri. Her journey through her cancer has ended. Preceded by her parents Wilbur and Evelyn (Jensen) Wheeler. Survived by the love of her life partner Gary …

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…

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…