Monday, June 14, 2021

Harold John Schachtner, age 93, passed away peacefully on June 10, 2021 at his home in Somerset, WI. He was born October 8, 1927 in Carroll, IA to Al and Margaret (Budden) Schachtner. Harold met and married his lifelong love Margaret “Jean” Hanks, who preceded him in death in 2019, after 69 …

Wednesday, June 09, 2021

Julie Ann Leucken, age 69, of Delta, Alabama, formerly of Somerset, Wisconsin, passed away December 1, 2020. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Bayport American Legion on Saturday, June 26, 2021, beginning at 5 p.m. Commendation at 7:30 p.m. More details forthcoming.

Age 69 of Amery, WI passed away suddenly on June 6, 2021. Preceded in death by parents, Robert and Catherine; brothers, Robert and John; and sister, Kitty (Kathleen). Survived by daughters, April, Christina, Kathrine, and Lindsey; many grandchildren; sisters, Ruth and Mary; and brother, Mich…

Johnson, Elaine (Benoe) Age 90, Of Stillwater, MN, Died January 5, 2021 of natural causes. Full obituary previously published. Mass of Christian Burial at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at the Church of Saint Michael, 611 S. 3rd St., Stillwater, MN 55082 with visitation one hour prior t…

Tuesday, June 08, 2021

Doris died peacefully in her apartment on June 7, 2021 at the age of 96. Doris was born June 6, 1925 in Winona where she grew up with her parents, brother and sister. She first met Robert Hayner when he attended college in Winona and they were teenagers. They dated after he returned from mil…

Tuesday, June 01, 2021

Dennis passed away peacefully in his sleep of heart failure on the morning of May 23, 2021. He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Sharon (Mowry); daughter, Rebecca (Tyler) Hibbard; and grandchildren, Oliver and Isaac. He is preceded in death by his beloved son, Richard in 2007; pare…

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Henry Gullickson passed away peacefully at home on May 26, 2021. Preceded in death by both parents, two sisters, and a brother as well as a still-born daughter. Henry is survived by his wife of almost 47 years, Robin; daughter, Amanda (Derrick) Gullickson-Kelley of Florida; son/grandson, Cam…

A celebration of Patrick’s life will be Saturday, June 12, 2021, 11 a.m. at BRADSHAW CELEBRATION OF LIFE CENTER, 2800 Curve Crest Boulevard, Stillwater with a gathering of family and friends beginning at 10 a.m. Memorials are preferred to the family for a trade scholarship.

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Constance Casey of Stillwater, MN, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on May 22, 2021 at the age of 93. Preceded in death by husband, Neal; parents; and two brothers. Survived by six children, Lynne (Dan), James (Susan), Jon (Anne), David (Denise), Brian (Terry), and Mark…

Kathy was born October 15, 1945 and passed away May 17, 2021. She is survived by daughter, Sarah West; son, Brian Hicks; and grandchildren, Dillon, Harrison and Cameron West. She was married to Larry Carlson who passed December 9, 2012. Kathy spent 30 years working in event planning for wedd…

Robert Carlyle Barthol Jr. passed away on New Year’s Day, 2021, just over two weeks shy of his 74th birthday. Bob was born on January 18, 1947. He grew up a block away from the St. Croix River in St. Croix Beach, MN with his sister, Pat and his parents, Robert Sr., and Helen. He graduated fr…

Loving Husband, Dad, Grandpa, Great-Grandpa Age 75 of Lake Elmo, formerly of Stillwater, passed away on Friday, May 21, 2021. He was a longtime St. Croix Valley resident. Brian was proud of his service in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam era. Survived by loving wife Deb; daught…

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Walter E. Hagen, 76, of Stillwater, MN passed away peacefully on May 21, 2021 surrounded by loved ones after a valiant battle with cancer. He was born on July 9, 1944 and worked at UFE in Stillwater, MN for 37 years. Upon retirement, he devoted his time to golfing with his friend Bob and son…

Fred passed away peacefully March 23, 2021. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 67 years, Delores “Dee”; children, Michael (Mary), Julie (Kenneth) Hawkins, and Beth (Mark) Shenk; grandchildren, Adrienne (Beau) Whelan, Lynsey (Justin) Tripp, Nicole Shenk, Elizabeth Huntsberry, and Tyler Sh…

Bob passed away peacefully May 20, 2021. He was born in Bayport on November 9, 1928. Preceded in death by parents, Jesse and Irene; first wife, Marilyn; son, Rob; daughter-in-law, Barb; brothers, Lloyd “Bud” and Gordon; and sister, Doris Schwartz. Survived by wife, Virginia; daughters, Nancy…

Monday, May 24, 2021

Barbara Joan Raleigh (Teed) was born in Stillwater, MN to parents Harold and Esther Teed. She passed peacefully surrounded by loved ones in Osceola, WI on Wednesday, May 19, 2021, at age 85. Her front porch welcomed visitors with beautiful flowers in the warmer months, and in her kitchen, a …

Friday, May 21, 2021

Jayson, It has been one year since you left us and we are still trying to make sense of it all. We thank God for the time He gave us with you and we are thankful for all of the precious memories that can never be taken away. We will leave you with your favorite movie quote, we hope it puts a…

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

A Celebration of Life will be held Thursday, May 27, 2021 at the Rieser barn (12733 103rd St. North, Stillwater) from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. There will be music and bag lunches followed by a time of sharing. In lieu of flowers please send memorial donations to St. John’s HealthEast Cancer Center in M…

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Doug passed away surrounded by loved ones Wednesday, March 24, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Mary LaVawn, sister Mary Johnson and granddaughter Tilly Jaremko. He is survived by his brothers Mike (Maria) Lacher, John (Debra) Lacher, Dan (Sue) Lacher and brother-in-l…

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Art passed away November 25, 2020. Please join us for a Celebration of Life - Sunday, May 23, 2021 starting at noon, at the Water Street Inn, 101 Water St. South, Stillwater, MN.

Monday, May 10, 2021

Leonard “Len” Nelson, age 88, of Hudson, passed away on May 5, 2021 at the Westfields Hospital in New Richmond. Len was born on July 18, 1932 to parents Oscar and Marion (Vernig) Nelson. He attended Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis and after his graduation he enlisted in the United S…

Wednesday, May 05, 2021

Bruce Langness, age 70, passed away peacefully on May 3, 2021. Bruce was born July 21, 1950, in Stillwater, Minnesota to Dennis and Florence Langness, the tenth of 15 children. Bruce was a 1968 graduate of Stillwater High School and lifelong resident of Stillwater. He was a hard-working carp…

Kathleen passed peacefully on May 2, 2021 in Oak Park Heights, MN. Kathleen was born on July 19, 1944 in Bloomington, MN to Donald and Muriel Berg and graduated from Bloomington High School. Kathleen was a journalist, writer, and peacemaker. She was the editor of the Earth Sheltered Living M…

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

Bert Plaskett, age 68 of Bayport, MN, passed away peacefully on May 3, 2021 with family by his side. He is preceded in death by his parents Clyde and Nancy and sister Beverly Limestahl. Bert is survived by loving wife Janet; daughters Jackie (Tim) Krekelberg and Marie (Justin) Barrientos; gr…

Monday, May 03, 2021

Randall Alan Jones (Randy) (Mr. Big Deal), 63, of Stillwater, MN, passed away February 7, 2021 in Scottsdale, Arizona after a battle with Covid. He was born October 7, 1957, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa to Richard Derral and Harriett Lorraine (Wills) Jones. He graduated from Jefferson High School i…

Friday, April 30, 2021

Shirley passed peacefully on April 25, 2021. Preceded in death by husbands, Ralph O. Nelson and William H. Powell; brother, Homer; son-in-law, Byron Torgerson. Survived by children, Randi Torgerson and David P. (Chris) Nelson; grandchildren, Laura, Lisa, Travis, and Sonja; great-grandchildre…

Terry “Sluggo” L. Magle, age 75 of Hudson, Wisconsin, passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2021 from complications of dementia at the Hammond Health Services in Hammond, Wisconsin. Terry was born on March 8, 1946 in Stillwater, Minnesota, the oldest of eleven children raised by Bob and Helen (LaVa…

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Paul passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on April 26, 2021. Survived by children, Steven (Nancy), Scott (Marilyn), Sharon (Brian) Utecht, Stuart (Jill); grandchildren, Justin (Nadia), Shawn (Traci), Bradley (Megan), Meredith (Nick), Heather (Ray), Tim (Ally), Jon, Daniel, Kay…

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Elaine Krueger, age 93, of Stillwater passed away on April 25, 2021. Preceded in death by husband, Alvin Krueger. Survived by children, Neil (Debbie), David (Connie), Lynn Murphy, Lori (Jeff) Hauser, and Jim (Jodi); 14 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and one on the way; brother, Delmer…

Shirley Marion (Schlief) Tibbetts passed away on April 21, 2021 at the age of 92. Born and raised on the west side of St. Paul, where she attended Douglas Elementary and Humboldt High. On a summer outing to Legion Beach on the St. Croix River, she met a handsome man named Jim. They married a…

Monday, April 26, 2021

Born January 21, 1918 in the wheat country of Pomeroy, Washington, to Clyde and Augusta Carter. Following deaths of her father and brother, the young family of Mignon, Coral, Claire, LeRoy and Verle Victor was driven in a 1929 Model A Ford by Augusta to Willmar, MN, to live with relatives. A…

Friday, April 23, 2021

Passed away peacefully April 21, 2021. Preceded in death by husband, Willard; granddaughter, Molly and daughter-in-law, Maureen. Survived by children, Dennis (Sheree), Doug, Michael (Julie) and Sherry (Paul) Carlson; seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, other …

Age 80 Lifelong resident of Stillwater, MN Karen passed away surrounded by her loving family on April 13, 2021. She was a wonderful and caring mother, grandmother, and sister. Karen’s passion was her children and grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents, Robert and Frances Brown. Survived…

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Shirley Marion Tibbetts of Stillwater, Minnesota passed away on April 21, 2021. Complete notice to follow.

Mary Lou passed away April 11, 2021. Preceded in death by parents, Leonard and Dorothy Kern; and brothers, Robert, Jerry, Thomas and Dennis. Survived by children, Linda (Reggie) Williams, Mike (Cheryl), Kevin (Carolyn) and Mark; six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; brothers, Tim (Ba…

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Janet died unexpectedly after a brief battle with cancer. She is survived by her children Barbara (Charles Kurtz), Nancy (Michael Anderson) and David Stradtman (Jennifer); beloved grandchildren Benjamin, Allison, Rosalie, Mikayla (Kori), David William Jr, Stella; siblings Glen, Margaret (Mik…

Donald passed away peacefully on April 15, 2021 after complications from COPD. Don was born January 28, 1929 in St. Paul, MN and moved to Stillwater in 1941. Don enlisted in the Air Force in 1948 and was stationed in Fassurg, Germany helping with the Berlin Airlift through 1949. Then deploye…

Thursday, April 08, 2021

Jerold W. Wulf, age 89, of Santa Fe, New Mexico passed away in New Mexico on March 16, 2021. He was born in St. Croix Falls, WI. Before making his home in Santa Fe, he resided in Houlton, WI. He is survived by his wife, Joyce; daughters, Jennifer and Lea; son, Todd (Kathleen “Katy”) and gran…

Friday, April 02, 2021

Michael P. Opela Sr. Michael P. Opela Sr., age 54, of Edgar, WI, passed away March 30, 2021 Arrangements by Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Edgar , (715) 845-6900. www.petersonkraemer.com

Friday, March 26, 2021

Fred Hertenstein passed away peacefully March 23, 2021. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 67 years, Delores “Dee”; children, Michael (Mary), Julie (Kenneth) Hawkins, and Beth (Mark) Shenk; grandchildren, Adrienne (Beau) Whelan, Lynsey (Justin) Tripp, Nicole Shenk, Elizabeth Huntsberry, …

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Jerome “Jerry” Louis Mealey, age 91, of Afton, MN, died on March 22, 2021 at his home in Bayport, MN, of natural causes, surrounded by his loving family. Jerry was born on June 4, 1929 in St. Paul, MN to Raymond and Margaret (Paul) Mealey. After attending school in St. Paul, he enlisted in t…

Ritzer, James F. (Jim) Age 89, of Menomonie, WI Passed away on March 17, 2021, surrounded by family. Jim was born in Stillwater, MN on August 14, 1931 to Helen and Al Ritzer. He attended St. Mary’s Catholic School and Stillwater High School. He proudly served in the Minnesota Army National G…

Monday, March 22, 2021

E. “Al” Allen Venske, age 51, of Stillwater, MN passed on March 19, 2021. Al was born December 13, 1969 and was a 1988 graduate of Stillwater High School. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ed and Colleen; grandparents Charles and Patricia Beyer; grandmother Esther Venske. Survived by d…

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Richard (Dick) O’Brien, age 97 of Bayport, passed away on March 13, 2021. He was born on March 2, 1924 to Mary and Raphael O’Brien. He grew up in Bayport and graduated from Stillwater High School. After graduation he enlisted in the Navy where he proudly served his country in World War II as…

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Marion passed away on March 6, 2021. Born in Afton, Minnesota on November 6, 1924, Marion was the oldest of five children on the family farm in Afton. As a child, she once saved her brother from a charging bull by aiming a rock right at the bull’s forehead. She married Robert Glasbrenner on …

Donald John Savage passed away peacefully at home on March 6, 2021 in Stillwater, MN after a long battle with ALS. He was born a twin on October 16, 1946 in Minneapolis, MN. Donnie wrote, “My twin sister, Diane, has a small foot print on the top of her head as I kicked her out to do a recon …

Corinne (Reni) Dahl Volz, age 80, passed away March 2, 2021 at Oak Park Senior Living. Reni was born September 18, 1940 in Stillwater, Minnesota to the late Norman and Melva (May) Anderson. She was the oldest of four children. Reni was educated in the Stillwater school system. She married th…

Kenneth Reuben Smith, age 82, of Oak Park Heights, MN passed away unexpectedly in his sleep on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 in Quartzsite, AZ. Kenny was born on March 30, 1938 in Brown County, WI to Alvin and Mildred Smith. He was the fifth of eight children. He married Judy Schelander on Febr…

Tuesday, March 09, 2021
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Died March 7, 2021. Born to Evelyn and Henry Schaumburg on June 17, 1933 in Teaneck, NJ. Graduated from Dumont High School. Survived by sons, Andrew, Gregory and Jerome; grandchildren, Matthew and Megan; brother and sister-in-law, a nephew and nieces. No services are planned at this time. Me…

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

Born June 2, 1923 in St. Paul, MN and passed away February 25, 2021 in his sleep surrounded by family at his home in Stillwater. He was predeceased by his loving wife of 64 years Shirley (née Randall) and his youngest son, Randy. Bob is survived by oldest son Bruce (Maryanne) of Lake Worth, …

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