Tuesday, July 20, 2021
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Peg Henneman, age 63 of Monticello, passed away Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at Monticello Hospital with close family by her side. Peg was born December 18, 1957 in St. Cloud, MN to Andrew and Eleanor (Helterline) Hennemann. Peg was a passionate reader since early childhood. She often read at all …

Monday, July 19, 2021
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Robert Yarco, 89, passed away on July 12, 2021 at his home in Monticello, MN with his family by his side. Robert was born on November 3, 1931 in Dutch Creek, WY to Susan and Paul Yarco. He is preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor; brothers, Paul and Edward; son-in-law, Wayne Dehkes, Sr. and…

Mary “Beth” Bondhus Mary “Beth” Bondhus, age 25, of Monticello, formerly of Annandale, passed away July 11, 2021. Arrangements by Dingmann Funeral Care, (320)274-8811. www.dingmannfuneral.com

Friday, July 16, 2021

James “Jim” Joseph Fair of Rochester, MN and formerly of Big Lake, MN passed away on Monday, July 12, 2021 at his home in Rochester. He is survived by his wife, Cindy (Jarvis); his daughter and son-in-law, Laces and Greg Vaughn and his two grandchildren, Benjamin James and Nora Elizabeth. Vi…

Monday, July 12, 2021

We are greatly saddened by the passing of Dale Walter Weese, 81, of Buffalo who left us on July 3, 2021. He was preceded by death by his parents Walter and Myrtle Weese and sister Ruby Markuson. He is survived by his wife Alice of 61 years; his sisters Arlys (Elroy) Petzel and Marilyn (Henry…

Tuesday, July 06, 2021

Dean Paul Derosier of Monticello, MN passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 29, 2021. Dean was born October 24, 1968 in St. Paul, MN, the son of Elmer and Betty (Burton) Derosier. Dean was the second of three children and grew up in White Bear Lake. He graduated from White Bear Lake High Sc…

Thursday, July 01, 2021

Ruth Ann Atkinson went to be with the Lord on June 9, 2021. Ruth was born on October 25th, 1956, in Little Falls, MN to James and Isabelle (Schindler) Atkinson. Ruth graduated from St. Francis High School and went on to earn a degree in Speech Pathology from St. Cloud State University. She w…

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Charles H Lamp Jr, 82 previously of Big Lake, Mn. Passed away on Wednesday June 23, 2021 in Mission, TX after a long and painful battle with lung and bone cancer. Charlie was born on Aug 25, 1938 in Stewartville, Mn to Charles and Bernice Lamp. He married Marilyn Treece on Dec. 10, 1966 wher…

Monday, June 28, 2021

Claudia Tollefson, age 81 passed away peacefully on November 29, 2020. Born on June 9, 1939 to Alan and Bernice Blomberg in Brainerd, Minnesota. Claudia graduated from St. Louis Park High School in 1957 and attended the Hamline University School of Nursing obtaining her RN in 1960. Claudia s…

Monday, June 21, 2021

Kenneth Shultz passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, June 17, 2021. He was 98 years old. Kenneth was born at home on the family farm southeast of Monticello, the only son of Harry and Edla (Matson) Shultz. Kenneth graduated from Monticello’s high school in 1940. He had great pride …

Heather Dove, age 56 of Monticello, MN, passed away on Monday, June 14, 2021. She is survived by her longtime partner, David Nelson; siblings, Katherine, Bill (Michelle), Lisa (Richard) Matheson and parents, Marcia and William Dove. Heather was born and raised in Bloomfield Hills, MI. She wa…

Thursday, June 17, 2021

William “Bill” James Pemberton, Jr., age 80 of Monticello, MN, passed away peacefully at home on June 13, 2021. Bill was born in Otsego, Minnesota on November 14, 1940 to Ruth and William Sr. He was the oldest of 13 children and fell in love with roller skating in high school. It’s no wonder…

Wednesday, June 16, 2021
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A Memorial Service for Robyn K. Cellette, age 65 of Milaca, MN, will be at 5 p.m. on Friday, July 9, 2021, at Montissippi Regional Park at 2801 Broadway W, Monticello, near the home where she lived most of her adult life.

Monday, June 14, 2021

Ruth Atkinson of Monticello, a retired Speech Clinician and Special Education teacher with the Buffalo School System, passed away unexpectedly at her home last week. She was 64. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced soon.

Monday, June 07, 2021

Gloria Jean Dorf Gloria Jean Dorf, age 80, of Monticello, passed away June 6, 2021. Arrangements by Peterson-Grimsmo Funeral Home, (763)295-2918. www.peterson-grimsmochapel.com

Friday, June 04, 2021
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Bill, age 89 of Maple Lake, passed away May 29, 2021. Preceded in death by parents, two sisters and a nephew. Survived by wife Donna; children Sandy (Russ), Tom (Denise) and Lori (Bob); nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law and brother-in-law Bonnie and Laurel Rask and ma…

Wednesday, June 02, 2021
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Celebration of Life for Kevin Olson will be June 19th, 3-6 p.m., at Ellison Park, East River and Washington St. Kevin passed away December 24, 2020.

Please join us on June 19, 2021 for the Celebration of Life for Larry Possehl who passed away on January 8, 2021. Ceremony is at Blue Hill Cemetery in Sherburne County (County Rd 9) on Saturday, June 19, 2021 at 11 a.m. Luncheon will follow at approximately 12 p.m. at 11557 185th Ave. SE, Bi…

Tuesday, June 01, 2021

A service for David Thomas will be held on July 9, 2021 at 1 p.m. at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Hanover, Minnesota. To leave condolences with David’s family, visit NCCcremation.com.

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

The family of Arlene M. Smith would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to all the staff at St. Benedicts Senior Community in Monticello. We were all blessed with the loving and compassionate care that you provided our Mother/Grandmother during her 12 years as a resident of St. Benedicts. We…

Monday, May 24, 2021

Don Pittman, age 91, of Big Lake, MN passed away on Jan. 10, 2021 at his home in Big Lake with family by his side. Don was born in Ronneby, MN on April 24, 1929, married Alice Marie Durgin on April 28, 1948 and raised his family in Santiago Township and Big Lake, MN. He is preceded in death …

Friday, May 21, 2021

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date at Bridgeview Assembly of God Church in Big Lake for Glendora Fern Bolin who passed away on May 20, 2021 at Shepherd of Grace in Becker. Arrangements are entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Becker. Fern was born on June 24, 19…

Thursday, May 20, 2021
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Arlene M. Smith (nee Ingram), age 105 of Monticello, MN, passed into her eternal home with the Lord on May 10, 2021. She was born in Big Lake, MN on December 15, 1915 to Orrin Ingram and Viola (Tischer) Ingram. Arlene was a lifelong resident of Big Lake and spent the last 12 years of her lif…

Monday, May 17, 2021

Gordy Anderson, 71, died on April 12, 2021 as the result of an accident while on his morning bicycle ride. Gordy was born on June 6, 1949 in Buffalo, MN to Robert Duane and Ida Mae (Fiedler) Anderson. He grew up in Buffalo and graduated with the Buffalo class of 1968. After graduation, Gordy…

Jean Antoinette Nelson was born September 9, 1927 in Joliet, Illinois to William and Grace McDowall, the third of seven children. The family moved to Big Lake in 1948 when her father founded McDowall Roofing in St. Cloud. She attended Knox College in Illinois and later graduated from St. Clo…

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Wayne White, 74 of Monticello, passed May 11, 2021 of cancer. Wayne was a lifelong resident of Monticello.  He was preceded in death by wife Joan (McGoff), parents Allen and Norene White, siblings Kenny and Maureen. He is survived by siblings Lanny, Catherine (Vince) Ciano, Ron (Sherrie) Whi…

Monday, May 10, 2021

Walter “Wally” Frank Klatt, age 94 of Monticello, passed peacefully with his sons by his side in the St. Cloud hospital on Tuesday, November 24, 2020. Wally was born on February 18, 1926 in Wright county to William “Bill” and Ella (Salden) Klatt. On January 7, 1949, he was united in marriage…

Age 91 of Monticello, passed away on April 28, 2021 at the Centra Care Hospital of Monticello, MN. Carol was born the daughter of Charles Arvid and Minnie Luella (Hanson) Johnson on October 15, 1929 in St. Paul, MN. Carol is survived by her daughters, Linda (Roy) Peterson and Lori (Ed) Yuric…

Friday, May 07, 2021

Elizabeth “Sue” Johnson, 81, died peacefully on May 1, 2021 at her home in Bourbonnais, IL. Sue is survived by her husband of 58 years, Jim. Also surviving are her children, Bill (Linda) and Bob (Lesa) of Bourbonnais, IL and Kathleen (Dave) of Iowa City, IA; four grandchildren, Christopher, …

Wednesday, May 05, 2021

John Emil Dorf, 90, passed away peacefully on May 3, 2021. John was born to Elizabeth and Emil Dorf Sr on October 21, 1930 in Monticello, MN. He graduated from Monticello High School in 1949, then proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force for 12 years, stationed in England, Greenland,…

A celebration of life will take place at a later date for John B. Wardarski, 70, of Big Lake who died Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at his daughter’s home in Big Lake with his family at his side. John was born September 4, 1950 in Minneapolis to Steven and Gertrude (Ringwalski) Wardarski. He married …

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

Born: Algona, IA – May 15, 1922. Passed: St. Cloud, MN - February 6, 2021. Preceded in death by wife, Margaret (Peggy), the mother of their five children; daughter-in-law, Traudi; sister, Alice. Survived by his wife, June Saxton; brother, Ralph Saxton; children, Jeffery (Lili) Saxton, Gail (…

Thursday, April 29, 2021

With sadness, love, and profound gratitude, the family of Audrey Ann Hoglund of Monticello announces her passing on Thursday, April 15th, 2021 after a recent diagnosis of cancer at the age of 73. Audrey was born to Stuart and Arleen Hoglund (Dahlheimer) on May 22nd, 1947 in Monticello. She w…

Friday, April 16, 2021

Daniel J. Formato Jr., age 78, of Monticello passed away on Sunday, April 11, 2021 at Centra Care Hospital in Monticello. Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Minnetrista Baptist Church (8325 Kennedy Memorial Drive) in St. Bonifacius with Rev. John McNabb as…

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Richard Sahr, age 93, of Big Lake, passed away on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at the Monticello Care Center. A service and burial will take place at a later date. Peterson-Grimsmo Chapel, 763-295-2918, www.peterson-grimsmochapel.com

Monday, April 12, 2021

Julie Ann Saville, age 69, of Monticello passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Mpls. after a lengthy battle with covid-19. Funeral services celebrating Julie’s life will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at the Bridgeview Assembly of God…

Monday, April 05, 2021
Friday, March 26, 2021

Irene Grace Markley (Rehling), 72, of St. Paul, passed peacefully on March 19, 2021. Preceded in death by parents, Robert and Lois Rehling (Graham). Irene cherished childhood summers with family at Cass Lake. She attended St. Cloud State University, where she made many lifelong friends. Iren…

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Jerome William Atzl, age 81, passed away at his home in Buffalo, MN on March 23, 2021. He was born on August 30, 1939 in Forest Prairie, MN to Albert and Regina (Donnay) Atzl. He enlisted in the United States Army in 1957, where he received the Medal of Good Conduct. He proudly served his co…

Monday, March 22, 2021

The life of Julie Ann (Lyrenmann) Schleif, formerly of Monticello, will be celebrated later this summer following her death in New York at age 80. She died Feb. 28, 2021, at the Northeast Center for Rehabilitation and Brain Injury in Lake Katrine, NY, two years after a tragic residential fal…

Friday, March 19, 2021

Anthony “Tony” L. Conzet Anthony “Tony” L. Conzet, age 74, of Monticello, passed away March 19, 2021. Arrangements by Peterson-Grimsmo, (763)295-2918. www.peterson-grimsmochapel.com

Tuesday, March 09, 2021

William (Bill) Russell Holland, age 59, of Monticello, passed away on February 28, 2021 after a valiant battle with pancreatic cancer. Bill was born on April 14, 1961 to Norma and Russell Holland in Anoka, MN. After graduating from St. Michael High School, in 1979, he went on to study engine…

Thursday, March 04, 2021
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Audrey nee Borscheid (Davis) Carlson of Monticello passed away on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at the age of 92. She was born July 19, 1928, the third child of William and Emma (Schmedeke) Borscheid of rural Buffalo, MN. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith at Immanuel Lutheran …

Wednesday, March 03, 2021
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Ron Skoog (for some of you aka bike man), age 83, passed away Monday, Feb. 22, 2021 at Abbott Hospital. Ron was born in Big Lake Township on March 5, 1937 to Knute and Hilma Levinia (Hermanson) Skoog. He graduated Big Lake High School in 1955. On June 25, 1959 he married the loved of his lif…

Tuesday, March 02, 2021

Kasey D. Knudson Kasey D. Knudson, age 37, of Monticello, passed away March 1, 2021. Arrangements by Peterson-Grimsmo Funeral Home, (763)295-2918. www.peterson-grimsmochapel.com

Monday, February 15, 2021

Wayne Anthony Yonak passed away on February 10, 2021 surrounded by his family at his home in Monticello, Minnesota following a courageous battle with Parkinson Disease and Leukemia. Wayne was born to George and Rose Yonak on September 18, 1946 in Monticello, Minnesota and graduated from Mont…

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Darlene D. Ludders, age 59 of Monticello, passed away peacefully on February 5, 2021. She is survived by her husband of 38 years, David, daughter Jennifer (Tanner) Wieme, son Jonathan, granddaughter Abriana, mother Shirley Lieffring, father Doug (Judy) Hanson, sisters, brother, in-laws, neph…

Robert Danner, age 80, passed away February 7, 2021. Survived by wife, Sherie and brother, Jerry (Susan). Visitation February 19, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at Peterson-Grimsmo Funeral Home, 250 E. Broadway, Monticello, MN. Service following for immediate family at Trinity Lutheran Church…

Tuesday, February 09, 2021

LeRoy Vernon Huber LeRoy Vernon Huber, age 84, of Monticello, passed away February 2, 2021. Arrangements by Peterson-Grimsmo Funeral Home, (763) 295-2918. www.peterson-grimsmochapel.com

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Wednesday, May 26, 2021
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The family of Arlene M. Smith would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to all the staff at …

Thursday, May 10, 2018
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I would like to thank our families and friends for your support and kindness during our rece…