Dan and Rochelle (Pederson) arrive at their 50th wedding anniversary on February 24th! Dan attended Stillwater HS, and Rochelle, Unity HS (Balsam Lake, WI). They met on an intramural broomball team in college at St. Thomas and St. Catherines in St. Paul, and married 4 years later. They moved…

John and Angie Schmidt of Dover, MN and Chris and Sandy Schad of Rochester, MN are excited to announce the engagement of their children Danielle Schmidt and Cole Schad. They will be married on October 20, 2018 at Calvary Evangelical Free Church in Rochester, MN. Danielle works as a Health Un…

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Tomasini of Stillwater are pleased to announce the engagement of their son Michael Tomasini to Kathleen Yoder. Kathleen is the daughter of Roger Yoder and the late Patricia Marx of Scranton, PA. The bride’s mother resided with her husband David in Clarks Summit, PA. The br…

Vera Florence Kumerow passed away Sept. 24, 2017, two days before her 86th birthday. Having endured complications from heart failure for several months, she died peacefully, “when this ol’ body had enough,” she said.Vera was born Sept. 26, 1931, in May Township. The youngest of William and F…

Marge Claessens, age 80, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, September 21, 2017.Marge was born on September 11, 1937, in Grand Forks, North Dakota to Tony and Rose (Terrian) Hammerling. She was the oldest of five siblings and a graduate of Central High School in ND. She moved to the …

Steve Lemke, age 60, of Prior Lake, Minnesota passed away suddenly on August 29, 2017.

Loving mother and grandmotherBeatrice Norell Jackle, 86 of Stillwater, passed away Sept. 17, 2017.Born June 12, 1931, in Midlothian, Ill, Bea enjoyed family, faith and friends. She loved the outdoors; golfing, skiing and biking. She was an avid reader.Preceded in death by her parents, Carl a…

Warren R. Rose, of Bayport, MN died February 2017 of heart failure at Boutwells Landing, Oak Park Heights, MN, just short of his 94th birthday.

Connie Mae Koepp, age 87, formerly of New Richmond, Wisconsin, passed away on September 15, 2017 in Woodbury, Minnesota.Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 23rd at Cornerstone Assembly of God 1350 Heritage Drive, New Richmond, WI 54017. Visitation will be held for …

Shirley M. Sharon (nee Jenkins), age 82, passed away peacefully on September 13, 2017.

Our beautiful angel Bailey Marie Belisle was taken from us far too soon due to a hiking accident. Bailey will be remembered by the many lives she touched through family, friends, and her faith. She was a talented artist, singer, and student as well as someone who enjoyed participating in bas…

George Einar Johnson, age 80 of Stillwater, Minnesota, passed away peacefully on September 9, 2017.

Jean A. Schleusner, age 72, of Ojibwa, WI passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at her home.Jean Ann was born April 17, 1945 in Stillwater, MN, the daughter of Harold and Ethel (Kimker) Richert. She was raised in Stillwater and graduated from high school there. After high sch…

Age 90 of Stillwater, passed away Friday, September 1, 2017.Survived by wife of 66 years, Joan; daughters Sarah Schaffer and Ann Kilibarda; grandson Fritz (Erica) Kilibarda; granddaughters Christine, Lauren and Ashley Kilibarda; great-grandchildren Blaire and Franklin Kilibarda; and sisters …

Lisa Kay Berg, age 51, passed away peacefully after a long battle with cancer on Monday, July 17, 2017, in Stillwater, MN. She was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota, to Joanne Honsvall-Berg and George Berg on August 5, 1965. She grew up in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI where she realized a love of…

Beloved Father, Grandfather, Great-GrandfatherEarl Morelli, age 90, of Stillwater, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on September 2, 2017.Preceded in death by wife, Phyllis; grandchildren, Melissa, Jessica, Joel; parents, George and LaVina; brother, Lyle; sister, Lorraine Sordahl; …

nee SchmoeckelLinda Schmoeckel Wohlers of Stillwater, MN passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at The Pillars in Oakdale, MN after a hard fought battle with cancer. She was the wife of Jerry Wohlers with whom she shared 53 years of marriage.Lind…

Ronald Schoenborn and Nadine (Berens) Schoenborn are celebrating more than just their 60th Wedding Anniversary this year. The couple from Mahnomen, MN area tied the knot on September 7, 1957 at St. Joseph Catholic church of Beaulieu, MN.Ron and Nadine have been residents of Stillwater, MN fo…

Carole Sylvia (Bakken) Herzog was born in Abercrombie, North Dakota on Sept. 7, 1935, and passed away in Naples, FL on August 31, 2017.Carole is survived by her husband of 62 years, Bill Herzog; three children Paul, Kay and Leah; and six grandchildren.A memorial service will be held at Faith…

Life Long Stillwater ResidentDavid Linner, age 89, passed away September 5, 2017.David was born on April 24, 1928 in Stillwater, MN.He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Mavis Linner; siblings, Billy, Howard, Marsha Chilton, Steve and Frank Phalen; and his sons, baby boy and …

Beloved Father, Grandpa, Brother, and Family Man.Peter Chamberlain, age 75, a long-time resident of Stillwater, passed away August 11, 2017, after a brief illness.Pete was a devoted family man who was actively engaged in the lives of his children, grandchildren, and his extended family. His …

Eugene “Gene” Harold Wright, age 84, peacefully passed away on August 10, 2017 at Waverly Gardens, North Oaks, Minnesota.He was preceded in death by his wife, Sherrill Sue Kinder Wright; father, Harold Wright; and mother, Leona Peterson Wright.He is survived by his children, daughter, Robin …

Mr. and Mrs. Don Theisen of Forest Lake are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah Theisen, to Rico Roman, son of Deb and Harvey Roman of Ellsworth, Wisconsin.Hannah, a graduate of Brown College in radio broadcasting, is a sales manager with The Lumber Exchange Building…

Jeanne Marie Downs-Luebker died Tuesday, August 8, 2017 in Stillwater, MN.She was preceded in death by her parents W. Jerry and Myrtle (Brown) Downs of Stillwater, her brother John Dudley Downs of Two Harbors, MN, her brother and sister-in-law Gerald Allen and Jane (Stucky) Downs of San Anto…

September 13, 1947 – August 1, 2017Preceded in death by parents, Edgar Allan Newell II and Jean (Smith) Newell.Survived by her three children, Heather Smith Easton, Emily Benedict Easton, and Benjamin Newell Easton; her nine grandchildren, Bradley, Tyrus, Julia, Alex, Ellis, Giovanna, August…

Ryan Swanson, 34, of Bayport, passed away unexpectedly on August 4, 2017. He was born on September 8, 1982 in Stillwater to parents Chris and Sheila Swanson.Ryan is survived by his parents, two sisters Christina Gullickson and Ashley Swanson, as well as countless friends and family who adore…

Jean Ludwig, age 86, formerly of Stillwater, passed away peacefully in Oakland, CA on April 22, 2017 with family close by.

Floyd Keller Jr., age 91, passed away peacefully puzzled by the whole thing! While he did not agree with Shakespeare that life was “…full of sound and fury, signifying nothing,” he did feel that the script needed a lot of work. Floyd felt it was important for others to have the tools in thei…

Loving husband, father, grandfather and brotherMichael Thiets, age 61, of Stillwater, passed away peacefully July 28, 2017 surrounded by family and friends.Preceded in death by parents, Clyde and Marge.Survived by wife, Julie (nee Hollands); children, Mike (Ramie), Missy, Abby, and Erin; gra…

Barbra, age 60, of Somerset, WI, formerly of Stillwater, passed away on July 13, 2017.Preceded in death by husband, Steven. Survived by sister, Pat Pettey; brother, Robert Stewart; loving family and friends.Memorial Service Thursday, July 20th at 7 p.m. at Bradshaw Celebration of Life Center…

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Marilyn Peterson, age 87, passed away peacefully on July 3, 2017. She was born and raised in Stillwater, MN.The early part of her adult life was spent raising a family in Maplewood, MN but later in life adopted La Crosse, WI as a second home town.She was preceded in death by her husband Davi…

Chubbz was born on November 14, 1965 in Saint Paul, Minnesota and he passed away peacefully with family by his side at Saint Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota on July 6, 2017. He was formerly from Stillwater, Minnesota and graduated from Stillwater Area High School. He was instrumental…

Corianna Jean Beaudet Jacoby graduated magna cum laude with a degree in computer science from Tufts University in Boston, MA. In August, Ms. Jacoby will join IBM Corporation in San Jose, CA as a software engineer. Until then, she is exploring Asia with a backpack on her back. Her proud grand…

Angel in Our FamilyHazel Bonse, age 93, of Stillwater, MN, passed away peacefully on April 10, 2017.Preceded in death by husband, Russell (Pat); brothers, Albert, Warren, Frank and Donald; sisters, Margaret Kramer and Lillian White; granddaughter, Kimberly.Survived by her three loving childr…

Janet Marie O’Connell, age 86, of Hudson died peacefully Monday, June 26, 2017 at Lakeview Hospital surrounded by her family. Co-founder of the O’Connell Family Funeral Homes of Hudson and Baldwin.Mass of Christian burial for Janet will be 10 a.m. on Monday, July 3, 2017 at St. Patrick’s Cat…

Barbara Elaine DeWitt, age 91, of Stillwater, MN, a high school English and reading teacher, passed away on June 5, 2017 in Stillwater. She came to Stillwater Area High School in 1976 after teaching nine years in Mason City, Iowa. At Stillwater she taught for another 20 years before retiring…

David Samuel Gilstad of Stillwater, Minnesota, passed away May 22, 2017 as a result of injuries sustained in a recent car accident in Minneapolis-St. Paul. He was 83 years-old.

Unfading in the lives of all she touched.A dedicated teacher and librarian, she passed on June 17th, 2017 at the age of 57.Preceded in death by parents, Josephine and Morris DeSteno,She is survived by her brothers, Dennis, Bob, and Frank; twin sister, Donna; and daughters, Miranda and Marina…

Arline Beutel, age 87, of Lake Elmo, passed away peacefully June 17, 2017 at Lakeview Hospital.Preceded in death by parents, Charles and Isabel Stahlberg and brother, John Stahlberg.She will be sadly missed by husband of 57 years, Bruce; niece, Julie Beutel; nephews, Dan (Kathy), Douglas, Da…

Ina Widman, age 72, of Stillwater and Sturgeon Lake passed away.Ina loved cake decorating, attending and volunteering at Assemblies of God Church, and traveling by RV.Ina is preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Margarethe (Toots) Michener; brother, John Michener, and her loving husband…