Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Judith Ann Wallender, 79, of Lake Havasu City, Arizona, passed away in Fountain Hills on May 4, 2021. Judy was born in Milaca, Minnesota on April 15, 1942 to Pearl and Otto Anderson. She was the youngest of three daughters (Evelyn and Delores). She graduated as Valedictorian from Milaca High…

Age 83 of Princeton, passed away on April 30, 2021 at the Buffalo Hospital in Buffalo, MN. Richard was born on January 15, 1938 in Newcastle, Nebraska the son of Neil and Eunice (Hughes) Hagen. Richard Hagen and Carol Marron were joined in Holy Marriage on September 14, 1957 and God blessed …

Monday, May 10, 2021

Dale Hendrickson, age 83, of Milaca, passed away May 1, 2021. A celebration of Dale’s life will be held Sunday, May 23, 2021 from 2-5 p.m. at the Milaca American Legion.

Friday, May 07, 2021

Edward K. Flick, age 71, passed away unexpectedly on April 30, 2021. Edward was born February 13, 1950 to Ed and Margaret (Johnson) Flick of Onamia, MN. For the past 8 years, he resided at his home in St. Paul operated by Opal Services. While living in St. Paul, Edward attended day program s…

Diane passed away Oct. 16, 2020 from ovarian cancer at home in Faribault with her husband Mark. Together they have one son Dennis (Holly); three daughters Nina (Dustin), Maggie and Amy; along with one granddaughter and three grandsons. Diane preceded her parents Darlene and Dale Stevenson fr…

Thursday, May 06, 2021

Memorial and Celebration of Life for Mavis Jean Holter will be held Sunday, May 16, 2021 from 1-4 p.m. at the Civic Center, 503 9th St. N., Princeton, MN 55371. A time for gathering and sharing memories of Mavis followed by a light lunch. Prayers at 2 p.m.

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

Michael Kenneth Milz, age 66 of Menahga, Minnesota died on April 27, 2021. He was born in Minneapolis on May 23, 1954 to Kenneth Sr. and Gayle (Davis) Milz. Michael got his education at Patrick Henry School and later joined the US Navy. He was employed as a truck driver. Michael loved fishin…

Monday, May 03, 2021
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Julie Peet (Miller), age 58 of Coon Rapids, MN, passed away peacefully on May 2, 2021 surrounded by the family she so dearly loved.

Mark Allen Thomas was born September 27, 1951 to Dorothy (Ward) and Arnold Thomas. He passed away at his home on April 30, 2021. A public visitation will be held at St. Louis Catholic Church in Foreston on Thursday, May 6, 2021 from 4 to 7 p.m. A private memorial service will be held for fam…

Dale Robert Hendrickson was born July 25, 1937 to Russell and Evelyn (Benson) Hendrickson and passed away peacefully on May 1, 2021. Dale was born, raised, and lived his entire life in Milaca, Minnesota. He graduated from Milaca High School in 1956. Dale and Marty (Moe) were wed on June 24, …

Friday, April 30, 2021
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Connie Kay Gustafson, age 63, of Green Valley, AZ, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 in Green Valley. She was born on February 12, 1957 in Milaca, MN to William “John” and Mable Snow. Connie was able to fulfill her dream and moved to Arizona in 2018 to be closer to her sis…

Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at Salem Lutheran Church in St. Cloud for Joyce M. Gilyard, age 91, of St. Cloud who was granted her angel wings on April 29, 2021 from heart failure. Her final days were spent at her home surrounded by family. Rev. Timothy Routh will officiate a…

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Memorial Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 22, 2021, at Hope Lutheran Church of Orrock, Big Lake, MN, for Wallace “Jerry” J. Fink, age 90 of Zimmerman, who passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Saturday, April 24. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, May 21, 20…

Jane L. Gedde, 91, of Pillager, died Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Sterling Pointe Senior Living in Princeton. A Celebration of Jane’s Life will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Nelson – Doran Funeral Home. Family and friends are invited to gather one hour prior to services an…

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Marie L. Wallsmith, age 53 of Princeton, passed away with her husband at her side on Saturday, March 27, 2021, at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, after a brief illness. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 8, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Mark Park in Princet…

Monday, April 26, 2021

Memorial services for Grace Fox, age 81, will be held Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 2 PM at Glendorado Lutheran Church. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the church. Grace passed away May 16, 2020.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, May 1, 2021, at the Cross of Life Community Church in Princeton, MN, with full military honors, for LeRoy A. Kapsner, age 84 of Princeton, who passed away peacefully and went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at the …

Kenneth Herman Amdall, age 95 of Naperville, IL, passed away peacefully on April 23, 2021, at home after a brief illness. Kenneth's earthly body is returning to his childhood home in Princeton, MN, where a private family burial will be held on May 7, 2021, at Oak Knoll Cemetery. Kenneth was …

William Zellmann, 95, Princeton, MN, formerly of Moose Lake and Norwood, peacefully passed away on April 16, 2021 at the Princeton Elim Home. He was raised in Norwood and he also lived in Moose Lake, Peoria, AZ and Princeton. Bill was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Princeton, MN. Bill…

On October 18, 1942, Dennis Bernard Reiman was born to Laura and Bernard Reiman in Princeton, MN. He was brought into God’s family through his infant baptism and later his confirmation of faith in the Lutheran church. He moved to his eternal home in heaven on April 19, 2021 at the age of 78.…

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Kenneth “Ken” A. Sproessig, age 70 of Braham, MN, passed away on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at the Welia Health Hospital in Mora. Kenneth Arnold Sproessig was born to Oscar and Genevieve (Nunn) Sproessig on March 3, 1951, in Princeton. He graduated from Princeton High School and went on to b…

A memorial service for Keith Carpenter will be held Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 11 AM at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church near Longsiding.  Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the church.  Memorials are preferred to the Milaca Food Pantry or Milaca Scholarship Foundation.

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather Michael R. Palmer, Sr. of Shreveport, LA knew how to live, laugh, love and build well. Michael, who was born October 17, 1940, and resided in Princeton, MN, son of Lyle and Madgelene Palmer, passed into his eternal destiny with Jesus on…

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

William “Bill” Lesnick of St. Cloud, MN, formerly of Princeton, MN died peacefully on April 11, 2021 at the age of 84 after a brave struggle with Lewy Body Dementia. Survivors include his wife of 55 years Edie (Matz) Lesnick, daughter Rhonda (Lesnick) Bourgeois, four grandchildren: Baylie Le…

Monday, April 19, 2021

Lorelei “Loni” Leiloni Knase was born August 31, 1942 in Milaca, MN to Jake and Pearl (DeVries) Koppendrayer. Loni passed away April 14, 2021. She was united in marriage to Donald Knase on July 30, 1966. They had two children, Lisa and Mark. She was a devoted wife, loving mother and became a…

Elaine Marie Mellin, 86, of Isanti passed away on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at the Cambridge Medical Center. She was born February 24, 1935 in Princeton, Minnesota to William and Mary (Arnhold) Dalchow. Elaine grew up on the family farm near Princeton, and was confirmed at Zion Lutheran Churc…

Gerald “Jerry” Jindra passed away peacefully in his home on November 15, 2020. We would like to extend an invitation to all his family and friends to a Celebration of Life for a man who touched so many. Please join us at the American Legion Post 602 - Hillman, MN on Saturday, May 1, 2021, 2 …

Dennis John Strenge, 68, passed away on April 16, 2021. He was born on September 17, 1952 in Windom, MN to Eilert and Hazel Strenge. Big Dennis, as he was lovingly referred to, married Debbie Gallup in August of 1980 and had three children, Little Dennis, Sharla and Andria. They made a life …

Norma Elizabeth Boyer Palmer Hanenburg was born on August 15, 1936 to Dorothy and Clayton Boyer in Denver, Colorado. She went to school in Pueblo, Colorado until she was 15, when her family moved to Long Beach, California. She graduated high school and attended college there. Norma was marri…

Friday, April 16, 2021

Amber Violet Merten was born December 4, 2000 to Thomas and April (Duffert) Merten in Fridley, MN. She graduated from Milaca High School in 2019. Amber was attending St. Cloud State University and working towards a degree in Business Management and Accounting. She worked at Grand Champion Me…

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Lloyd Allen Jacobson Jr., age 87, passed away peacefully at his home (not Covid) April 13, 2021. Lloyd was born in Albert Lea, MN on July 6, 1933, and then raised in Minneapolis. On May 8, 1954, he married Ione and together they raised their six children. In 1967, they moved to Milaca and st…

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m., Saturday, April 24, 2021 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Milaca for Gerald Wassel who passed away November 21, 2020. A Celebration of Life and gathering of friends will follow, starting at 1:30 p.m., at the Grub and Pub in Ramey. In lieu of…

Carl Philip Stromberg was born January 23, 1929 at home in Wendell Hill, and died peacefully at his home on April 12, 2021. Upon graduating from Milaca High School in 1946, Philip joined the US Army and served in the Korean War until 1952, when he returned home to his parents’ homestead farm…

Monday, April 12, 2021

Nelson Ray England, 79, of Tipton, MO passed away Monday, April 5, 2021 at his home. He was born April 3, 1942 in Pattonsburg, MO, a son of Nelson Theodore and Mildred Lillian (Cameron) England. Nelson enjoyed reading and collecting antiques. Survivors include four children, Angelia England …

A Celebration of Life will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, April 15, 2021, at New Life Church, Princeton, MN, for Xander C. Haben, age 18 of Princeton, MN, who passed away unexpectedly on Friday, April 9, 2021, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Rochester, after a brief illness. A private family Mem…

Kris Fairchild, age 58, of Spring Valley, MN passed away Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at his home. Kris Perry Fairchild was born February 19, 1963 in Maine to Norman and Dollyann (Johnson) Fairchild. He attended and graduated from Princeton High School in Princeton, MN in 1981. He continued his …

The family of Clem Volker wish to express their deep appreciation to those who have offered such kindness, support, and messages of sympathy and confort. Thank you for the many cards, flowers, and masses in memory of Clem.

Jeanne Dorothy Burma passed away peacefully at the Mora Wellia Hospital on April 8, 2021 with her husband by her side. She was born December 16, 1948 at Milaca Hospital to Arthur and Lorraine (Malisheske) Frerich. She graduated from Milaca High School in 1966 and St. Frances School of Nursin…

Friday, April 09, 2021

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, at Christ Our Light-North, Princeton, MN, for Pat Oberle, age 78 of Cambridge, who passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Fr. Kevin Anderson will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the serv…

Wednesday, April 07, 2021

Celebration of life services for Shirley Jean (Mattson) Lund were held on Saturday, March 27, 2021. We honored her 86th birthday at the Evangelical Free Church in Fullerton, CA. Shirley was born March 27, 1935 in Reeder, ND to Bernard and Hilda Mattson. The family moved to a farm in Isanti C…

Duane “Dick” Richard Meleen joined his Lord and Savior on March 3, 2021 in Lake Havasu, AZ. Dick was born to Carl and Opal (Dahl) Meleen on August 12, 1941 in St. Cloud, MN. He grew up and graduated from Milaca High School. He married Norma Lindell. They had three children. In 1987, he marri…

Tuesday, April 06, 2021

The Family of the late Richard Roy Herbst wish to express their deep appreciation to those who have offered such kindness, support, and messages of sympathy and comfort. Thank you for the many cards, flowers, floral tributes, charity donations, prayers, and the many Masses provided in memory…

Monday, April 05, 2021

Albert William Hansen passed away of COVID-19 on December 21, 2020, in Rice Lake, WI. Born in 1952, Albert was raised near Bock, MN, on the West Fork Groundhouse River, attending District 41 Country School, fishing and growing up outside. After starting a family, Albert spent most of his wor…

Friday, April 02, 2021
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James “Jim” Peter Thul passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on Sunday, March 28, 2021, at Elim Rehab in Princeton, MN, after a courageous battle with cancer. Jim was born the oldest of nine children to Lawrence and Louise (Garding) Thul on October 1, 1946, in St. Cloud. He graduat…

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Barbara Jean Miller of Princeton, MN passed away peacefully at home of natural causes with family by her side on March 24, 2021 at the age of 84. She was born March 6, 1937 in Long Beach, CA to Charles and Thelma Fitzgerald. She was married to Allen “Chuck” Miller on July 3, 1953 in Freeport…

Clemens Raymond Volker was born June 27, 1928, at home, Greenbush Township, Mille Lacs County, Minnesota, son of Clemens and Emma (Schmidt) Volker. Clem attended country school at Estes Brook and graduated from 8th grade on June 18, 1942. After graduation, he helped with farm work. He worked…

Monday, March 29, 2021

Rozanna died at the age of 67 peacefully in her home in Princeton, MN on March 27, 2021. She was born to the late Dale and Vivian (Carlson) Buffington in Oceanside, CA on February 17, 1954. She attended and graduated from Cambridge-Isanti High School. Rozanna had recently retired, but had wo…

Friday, March 26, 2021
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Clemens Volker of Princeton passed away on March 25, 2021. Funeral service will be April 10, 2021, at 1 p.m. at Christ Our Light Catholic Church, Princeton with Visitation at noon. Complete obituary to be in next week’s paper.

Eugene “Gene” Marion Olesen, 91, passed away peacefully at Guardian Angels Care Center, Elk River, MN. Eugene was preceded in death by his wife Julie on September 9, 2008. Eugene is survived by his children Regina Heckel (Joseph), Kitty Montgomery (Robert), Todd Olesen (Shalee); seven grandc…

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Sharon (Miller) Rhodes, 71, loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother and friend passed away early March 13, 2021 at home in Elk River from congestive heart failure and kidney failure. Sharon was born to Loretta (Zimbleman) and Eugene Miller on Feb. 18, 1950. She attended Rockford High …

In Memoriam

Friday, August 07, 2020
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Betty Anderson, age 81, of Milaca, passed away Sunday, May 3, 2020. A private family burial …

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
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You are still in our hearts 10 years after you left us. Happy birthday Jake, we miss you!!

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Card of Thanks

Monday, April 12, 2021
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The family of Clem Volker wish to express their deep appreciation to those who have offered …

Tuesday, April 06, 2021
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The Family of the late Richard Roy Herbst wish to express their deep appreciation to those w…

Thursday, September 24, 2020
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The family of Elsie Liepitz extends a sincere THANK YOU to all who have supported us in our …