Tuesday, September 21, 2021
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Dallas Jack DeJong, age 86 of Princeton, MN, passed away on September 16, 2021.

Friday, September 17, 2021

Jerry Lynn Elsenpeter was born on Nov. 22, 1950 and died on Sept. 12, 2021. Service will be held on Sept. 24, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Princeton, MN.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Donald I. Christensen, age 94, passed away Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at Seasons Hospice in Rochester, MN. He was born to Louis and Clara Christensen at his family home in Glen Lake, MN on July 20, 1927. He and his wife, Virginia, were longtime residents of Milaca, MN before moving in 2009 …

Thursday, September 09, 2021

Amy Olson, age 82, of Milaca, passed away Friday, September 3, 2021. Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at Peterson-Johnson Funeral Home in Milaca. Interment followed at Wendell Hill Cemetery. Amy Irene Nelson was born June 24, 1939, in Langdon, North Dakota to Einar and…

Wednesday, September 08, 2021

July 31st, 1955 - Aug. 29th, 2021 Daniel R. Braunwarth of Zimmerman, MN passed away unexpectedly on August 29th, 2021 at the Princeton hospital. Dan loved spending time with friends and family and making people laugh. He had a great sense of humor and was an avid motorcycle enthusiast and an…

Friday, September 03, 2021

Liela K. Hanson (nee Brynteson), age 95 of 7500 York, Edina, passed away peacefully at N.C. Little Hospice, surrounded by loved ones on August 22, 2021. Preceded in death by her parents, her 10 siblings and her husband, Lawrence “Larry” Hanson. Liela was a longtime resident of Santiago, MN, …

Thursday, September 02, 2021

Glenn E. Larson Glenn E. Larson, age 83, of Princeton, formerly of Isanti, passed away Sept. 1, 2021. Arrangements by Strike Life Tributes Funeral and Cremation Services, (763)689-2070. www.StrikeLifeTributes.com

Shirley Anne (Kooiman) Hanenburg was born September 30, 1931, to William and Rena (DeBoer) Kooiman in Chicago, Illinois. Her family moved shortly after to the Kooiman family farm near Pease, Minnesota, where she grew up. Shirley attended a one-room country school, Pease Christian School, and…

Wednesday, September 01, 2021

A Celebration of Life will be held Thursday, September 9, 2021, from 3:00 – 6:00 PM at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Princeton, MN, for Gloria (Bakoczy) Jendro, age 60 of Princeton, who passed away on Sunday, August 29, 2021, at Fairview Northland Hospital, Princeton. Gloria was bor…

Monday, August 30, 2021

Dale Leroy Rosenberg, 82, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, formerly from Anchorage, Alaska, passed away peacefully with family by his side on August 3, 2021. Dale was born in St. Cloud, Minnesota on October 16, 1938 to Clarence and Edna (Peterson) Rosenberg. He graduated from Milaca High School i…

Elener Elsie Mueller, age 89, of Mora passed away at Welia Health on August 25, 2021, in Mora. Memorial services will be held Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 11 AM at Peterson-Johnson Funeral Home in Milaca. Interment will follow at Borgholm Cemetery near Bock. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Kick Cancer on the Curb. She was born November 18, 1931, in Holland, MN, the daughter of Elmer and Alvina (Weinkauf) Thomas. She was united in marriage to Philip Leonard Mueller on July 20, 1949 at her home church in Holland, MN. They resided in Sioux Falls, SD until they moved to Ogilvie, MN in 1956 where they raised their seven children on the family farm north of Bock. The last 15 years, she lived with her daughter Phyllis and her husband Alan at their home on Ann Lake. Elener worked at Boatel in Mora, Milaca Mills and Gorecki Manufacturing in Milaca and later helped her husband milk cows on the farm all while raising her children and remaining active in the lives of her grandchildren. Family was important to her, and her day was always brighter when they visited. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, birdwatching, and any sports game that was on TV. She especially enjoyed the many Thomas Family Reunions she attended over the years and was known for her delicious potato salad that she would have her daughters taste test until it was just right. She is survived by daughters, Rosanna Harris (Jim Ogden) of Rewey,WI, Peggy (Dan) Mack of Mora, MN, Phyllis (Alan) Roseberry of Mora, MN, Debra (Barry) Hoffman of Motley, MN, son, Philip (Mary Lou Beier) Mueller of Ogilvie, MN, and daughter, Donna (Paul) Wagenius of Gaylord, MN; nine grandchildren, Chad (Heather) Kehn of Golden Valley, MN, John (Emily) Hoffman of Ogilvie, MN, James (Ashley) Hoffman of Ogilvie, MN, Jessica Hoffman (Andy Voges) of Babbitt, MN, Tyler Mueller of Milaca, MN, Maggie (Cody) Werronen of Milaca, MN, Logan Wagenius of Gaylord, MN, Brian Wagenius of Gaylord, MN, Nathan Wagenius of Gaylord, MN; six step-grandchildren, Rodney (Sarah) Harris of Broken Arrow, OK, Kevin Harris of Henryetta, OK, Andy (Jojean) Ziegler of Milaca, MN, Sarah (Jessie) Kwasniewski of Mankato, MN, Cory (Erica) Smith of Modesto, CA, KC Sybrant of Hurricane, UT; 27 great-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren; sister, Carol (Ralph) Courtney of Tyler, MN; three sisters-in-law, Lois Thomas of Sioux Falls, SD, Carol (Chuck Jensen) Thomas of Sioux Falls, SD and Ellen Thomas of Lake Benton, MN; and many nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Alvina (Weinkauf) Thomas; husband, Philip; daughter, Mary Kehn; son-in-law, Dan Harris; siblings, James Thomas, Ellen Fett, Edwin Thomas, Kenneth Thomas, Faye Dehler, Mildred Thomas, Evelyn Schmidt, Francis Thomas, Ardis Knutson, David Thomas, Alvin Thomas, Sharla Thomas, Richard Thomas and baby boy Thomas. Mueller

Elener Elsie Mueller, age 89, of Mora passed away at Welia Health on August 25, 2021, in Mora. Memorial services will be held Saturday, September 11, 2021 at 11 AM at Peterson-Johnson Funeral Home in Milaca. Interment will follow at Borgholm Cemetery near Bock. Visitation will take place one…

Friday, August 27, 2021

Merle Henry Hasz was born February 24, 1941 in Ada, Minnesota to Theodore and Lillie (Pagel). He grew up in rural Ada on the family farm. He graduated from Ada High School and then Mayville State with a B.S. degree in education. He started his career teaching and coaching in Winthrop, MN and…

Frank Snider, age 81, died August 10, 2021 at the Elim Home in Princeton. Frank was preceded in death by his parents, Forrest and Mamie (Seward) and sisters, Betty Snider and Dorothy Cooper. He is survived by his wife, Mary Jane; his children, Jodi (Otto Christianson), Floyd, Jane (Steve Gro…

Thursday, August 26, 2021

The family of John Santema wishes to thank everyone for their concern, words of encouragement, food, prayers, visits and all other acts of kindness. Special thanks to those who served food on Friday night and Saturday. Words cannot express how loved and respected we feel. God bless you call.

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Joyce Mae Mattson, 90, of Cambridge passed away on Sunday, August 22, 2021 at GracePointe Crossing. She was born July 10, 1931 in Baldwin Township, Minnesota the fifth of 12 children born to Francis and Alice (Peterson) Ziebarth. Joyce grew up in Spencer Brook where she attended country scho…

Monday, August 23, 2021

David “Jinx” G. Blade passed away Wednesday, August 18, 2021 in Dalbo, Minnesota surrounded by loved ones at the age of 69. He was born February 26, 1952 in Bemidji, Minnesota to Vernon Blade and Marjorie (Peters). When he was nine his mother married Leonro Olson and they moved to Cambridge,…

Esther (Jenson) Olson, age 96 and formerly of Princeton, MN, went home to be with her Lord on August 20, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. Esther was born to Andrew and Ruth (Howard) Jenson on February 9, 1925, in Glendorado. She was the first of her family to graduate from Princeton Hi…

Joyce M. (Ziebarth) Mattson, 90, of Cambridge passed away on Sunday, August 22, 2021 at GracePointe Crossing. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Charles Mattson; sisters Annabelle and Dory Akers, Joan Ziebarth; brothers Francis, Dennis and Bernard Ziebarth. Joyce is survived b…

Patricia Ann (Garies) Vigen, age 91, of Princeton, Minnesota, died on Monday, August 16, 2021. Memorial Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 28 at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Princeton with Pastor Bill Marschall officiating. Burial of her ashes will take…

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Bill was born May 3, 1938, in Fort Collins, Colorado, the son of William Emil and Wilma (Bartholemew) Kanfield. He graduated in 1956 from Maplewood Academy in Hutchinson, Minnesota. He passed away August 6 2021, at home with his wife by his side, in Grand Island, Nebraska. He married Judy Ke…

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Ervin Kenneth Anfinson, age 89, of Brooklyn Center, passed away July 26, 2021 at Good Samaritan Society in Robbinsdale, MN. He was born December 18, 1931 to Anton “Tony” and Emily (Bratt) Anfinson in Dailey Township, Onamia, MN. He attended grade school at District 56 and District 44 in Mill…

Monday, August 16, 2021

Gene Ekberg, age 78, of Foreston passed away unexpectedly Thursday, August 12, 2021, at St. Cloud Hospital. A celebration of life will be held for Gene on Thursday, August 19th at 11 a.m. at Estes Brook Evangelical Free Church. Visitation will take place at the church from 9-11 a.m. on Thurs…

Frank Snider, age 81, died August 10, 2021 at the Elim Home in Princeton. Frank Wilfred Snider was born March 23, 1940 in Faulkton, South Dakota to Forrest and Mamie (Seward) Snider. Frank’s first marriage to Janet in 1960 gave him four children, Jodi (Otto Christianson), Floyd, Jane (Steve …

Friday, August 13, 2021

Paul Sahlstrom, age 81, passed away at his home in Milaca, MN on Tuesday, August 10, 2021. A celebration of Paul’s life will be held on Saturday, August 28th at 11 a.m. at Milaca Evangelical Free Church. Interment will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery. Visitation will take place at the church …

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Tom David Phillips, passed away Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at age 68 after a 15 month battle with cancer. He passed at his home surrounded by his family in Isle, MN. Tom was born March 12, 1953 to Wesley and Jeanette Phillips in Milaca, MN. He graduated from Milaca High School, where he played …

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, August 16, 2021, at the Faith Community Lutheran Church, Zimmerman, MN, for Tom Wold, age 32 of Princeton, MN, who passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 10, with his family by his side, at the University of Minnesota Hospital in Mi…

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Private services will be held at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, Little Falls, MN, for Janet Tuma who passed away at her home on Monday, August 9, 2021. Jan was born to the late Al and Lorraine (Perry) Ness on September 28, 1943, in Minneapolis. She attended and graduated from Hopkins Hig…

Monday, August 09, 2021

John Henry Santema, age 80, of Milaca passed away on August 5, 2021. A celebration of John’s life will be held on Saturday, August 21st at 11 a.m. at the Christian Reformed Church of Pease. Visitation will take place at the church Friday, August 20th from 5-7 p.m. and one hour prior to the s…

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. on Monday, August 9, 2021, at Williams Dingmann Funeral Home in Princeton, MN, for Carol J. Bergstrom, age 78 of Ogilvie, who passed away at the North Memorial Hospital on August 5, 2021. Visitation will be one hour prior. Pastor Chuck Pruett will officiate…

Barry A. Oskey passed away in the Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, WA on November 13, 2020 at the age of 64 due to massive pulmonary embolism. He will be greatly missed for his immense caring way of always seeing the good in others. His commitment and love for Jesus was endless…

Eugene Roy Meyer, 85, of Princeton, was called home to the Lord on July 22, 2021, following a tragic accident at his home. Eugene was born July 17, 1936, in Princeton, MN, the son of Ervin and Vivian (Reynolds) Meyer. Eugene’s Father, Ervin, was killed when he was only 12 years old. He left …

Adam Emerth Hovis was born on June 19, 1982 and passed away peacefully on July 28, 2021, at the age of 39. He was a proud father, amazing friend, and beloved son. His quiet presence will be greatly missed by all who were blessed to know him. He loved his children wholeheartedly and put their…

Frances “Fran” Mitchell, age 84, of Isanti died August 5, 2021. Frances A. Peterson was born July 5, 1937 to Reon and Lillian Peterson of rural Princeton. Growing up on the family farm offered many adventures for Fran and her two sisters. Graduating high school in 1955, she moved to the Twin…

Friday, August 06, 2021

Robert “Bob” Wilken, 73-year-old resident of Onamia, MN passed away on August 5, 2021. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Onamia, MN. Visitation will be held one hour prior to Mass at the church. Interment will be in the Ho…

Michelle Marie Benolkin, 70, of Foley, Minnesota, passed away on December 5, 2020, in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, August 28th at Woodbury Lutheran Church, Oak Hill Campus, 9050 60th Street North, Stillwater, MN 55082, with Pastor Dean Donovan of…

Thursday, August 05, 2021

J. Philip Knapp, age 80, formerly of Princeton, passed away on August 3, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents (Willard and Vera) and son (Johnny). As a beloved husband, brother, father, and grandfather, he is survived by his wife of 57 years, Susan of Maple Grove; son, Mark (Kari) o…

Tuesday, August 03, 2021

A celebration of life for Janice Davis, age 78, of Onamia, will be held Monday, August 23, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Onamia Alliance Church. Janice V. Davis was born September 30, 1942 to Roland and Gloria (Gustafson) Hansmeier in St. Cloud, MN. She grew up in Foley and graduated from Foley High Sc…

Monday, August 02, 2021

Jeffrey Todd Kerwin, age 54, passed away unexpectedly from pneumonia and COPD at Nebraska Medical Center in Bellevue, Nebraska on July 17, 2021. On November 20, 1966, a beautiful little blond, blue-eyed boy arrived who would unite two families: the Kris Kaser family and the family of William…

Funeral services for Lillian Unger will be held Friday, August 6, 2021 at 10 a.m. at Emanuel Baptist Church in Mora. Interment will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Mora. Lillian Frances Unger was born August 29, 1929 to Merenius and Gertrude (Hanenburg) Kiel at Milo Township, Mille Lacs County…

Friday, July 30, 2021

Funeral services for Norma Caroline Ovsak will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 31, 2021 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Milaca. Visitation will take place one hour before the service at the church. Norma passed away July 28, 2021 at the age of 84 at the Milaca Elim Home with her children …

A celebration of life will be held Saturday, August 14, 2021 from 1 - ? PM at the Milaca American Legion. The family requests no flowers or gifts, just come and celebrate Mike's life.

Dean Alan Hiller, age 59, of Princeton passed away peacefully on July 23, 2021 surrounded by loved ones. He is survived by his wife, Jackie; children, Brittaney, Brent, Kari, Jason and Josh; eight grandchildren; mother, Doris; brothers, Kevin and Randy; sisters, Pam and Paula; aunts, uncles,…

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Al M. Brodeson, age 60 of Little Falls, MN, passed away unexpectedly on July 24, 2021, at his home. Al Mark Brodeson was born to Jon and Ann (Stevenson) Brodeson on September 14, 1960, in Princeton. He graduated from Princeton High School in 1978 and went on to be a painter for most of his c…

A celebration of life for Judy Muller will be held Thursday, August 12, 2021 from 2 - 6 PM at Stones Throw Golf Course in Milaca. The family requests no flowers or gifts, just your attendance as they celebrate Judy's life.

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Roger Stuart Young, 74, died on July 22, 2021, in Anchorage, AK. He was born to Forrest and Peggy (Wanous) Young on March 2, 1947. Roger graduated from Princeton High School in 1965. Roger is survived by his daughter, Selena Malone; granddaughters, Taylor, Paige, and Riley Malone, all of Pal…

Monday, July 26, 2021
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Funeral services for Jay Hakes, age 85, of Milaca, will be held Saturday, July 31, 2021 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Milaca. Interment with full military honors will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery. Visitation will take place from 9 -11 a.m. at the church on Saturday. Jay Gilbert Hak…

Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 31, 2021, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Princeton, MN, for Marlys Lorraine (Becker) Bragg, age 76 and formerly of Princeton, who passed away on July 16, 2021, in Levittown, PA, surrounded by her family. Pastor Paul Brown will officiate. Vis…

Gene Harry Fransen, age 92, passed away Friday, July 23, 2021 at the Milaca Elim Nursing Home. Services were held Wednesday, July 28 at Zion Lutheran Church in Milaca with Pastor Sarah Larson officiating. Gene was born June 30, 1929 at the Swedish Hospital in Minneapolis to Harry and Linnea …

Please join us for an informal "open house" style celebration of the life of Norman "Joe" Loren (12/5/1938 - 11/10/2020) on Saturday August 7th at the Library Park shelter in Mora, MN from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. For obituary, see https://www.methvenfuneralhome.com/obituary/norman-joe-loren

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Frances Sarah Betinis, age 74 of Milaca, Minnesota, passed away on July 12, 2021 in Shakopee, Minnesota. Frances was born on March 24, 1947 in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Robert Laidig and Daisy (Harvey) Laidig. Preceded in death by parents and oldest brother, Robert Lee Laidig.…

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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

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Thursday, August 26, 2021
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The family of John Santema wishes to thank everyone for their concern, words of encouragemen…

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…