Rev. Harry C. Stroessner, age 80, of Ely and Eden Prairie, passed away on January 9, 2012.
A celebration of Harry’s life will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 15, 2012, at Oak Ridge Hotel & Conference Center at One Oak Ridge Drive in Chaska, MN. Memorials preferred to the Winnebago United Church of Christ, Building Fund, c/o Bonnie Stroessner, 7238 Hunters Run, Eden Prairie, MN 55346.
Alton “Al” Nelson, age 93, of Windom passed away on Friday evening, Jan. 6, 2012, at his home.
Memorial servies were held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 9, at the American Lutheran Church in Windom with the Revs. Tim Wrenn and Jay Grave officiating. Full military honors were held outside of the church immediately following the service. Burial will take place at a later date at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. Visitation was held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Monday at the church.
James R. Hart, age 75, of Annandale died Sunday, January 8, 2012, at Quiet Oaks Hospice House, St. Augusta.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, January 14, 2012, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Annandale, with Rev. Dave Nelson and Rev. Ali Boomershine officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery, Annandale. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m., Friday, at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Annandale, and at the church one hour prior to services.
Letitia “Tish” Peterson, age 68, of Maple Lake, died Friday, December 30, 2011, at Christus Spohn Hospital - Shoreline in Corpus Christi, TX with her family at her side.
Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, January 5, 2012, at Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Maple Lake, with Deacon Ron Freeman officiating. Burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday, January 6, at Minnesota State Veteran’s Cemetery, Little Falls. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home. A celebration of Tish’s life will continue after the service at Madigan’s in Maple Lake.
Winifred “Winnie” M. Schmid (O’Rourke), 87, of Plankinton, SD, originally of Maple Lake, MN and Bloomington, MN, passed away Saturday, December 10, 2011, at Prairie View Care Center in Woonsocket, SD.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Bonaventure Catholic Church in Bloomington, MN. Interment will take place at St. Timothy’s Catholic Cemetery in Maple Lake after the memorial service (around 2 p.m.).
Winifred M. O’Rourke was born on September 10, 1924, to John and Cecelia (Kaiser) O’Rourke in Maple Lake, MN, and graduated from Maple Lake High School in 1942. She attended the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, MN, and went on to marry Everett Schmid, also from Maple Lake, in 1952. They made their home in Bloomington, MN, and raised three daughters. She was a member
Joanna Ruth Arnold-Hagerstrom, age 70 of Monticello, MN, passed away at her residence on Thursday, December 22, 2011. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, January 13, 2012, at 11 a.m. at The Church of St. Luke, 17545 Huber Avenue NW, Clearwater, MN. Funeral arrangements are with the Peterson-Grimsmo Chapel of Monticello.
Henry M. Flaschenriem, age 77, of Maple Lake died Saturday, February 11, 2012, at Sunrise Cottages, Buffalo, where he has been a resident the past 2 years.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, February 17, 2012, at St. Timothy's Catholic Church, Maple Lake, with Fr. David Hennen officiating. Burial will follow at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery, Buffalo. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Thursday and 8:30-9:30 a.m. Friday at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Maple Lake. There will be a prayer service 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Elizabeth L. Harden, age 67, of St. Cloud, died Tuesday, February 7, 2012, at the St. Cloud Hospital.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, February, 16, 2012, at St. Timothy Catholic Church, Maple Lake, with Fr. Steven Hoffman as the Celebrant. The Urn Bearer will be Bob Rassat. Monica Hamling and Sarah Goelz will provide the music for the service. Burial will follow at the Parish Cemetery. Friends may call from 9-10:15 a.m. Thursday at Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Maple Lake.
Evelyn (Evie) Dorothy Sophia Holland, 87 of Buffalo, passed from this life into the arms of the Lord in whom she trusted on Sunday, January 22, 2012, at Allina Hospital, Buffalo MN.
Visitation was held in the Family Life Center at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Buffalo, on Friday, January 27, between 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Visitation continued on Saturday, January 28, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The funeral service was held at 2 p.m. in the Family Life Center at St. John’s Lutheran Church. The committal service and interment was at the Lakeview Cemetery in Buffalo, following the funeral service. Pastors James Disney and Roger Klemz conducted the memorial services for Evie. The Peterson Chapel, Buffalo, served the family.
Clifford J. Hudek, age 86, of Maple Lake, died Monday, January 30, 2012, at the Annandale Care Center.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, February 3, 2012, at St. Timothy Catholic Church, Maple Lake, with Fr. Michael Izen as the Celebrant. Pallbearers will be his grandchildren, Chad Hudek, Jonathan Schulz, Rachel Erger, Elizabeth Schulz, Adia Zeman, Nick Hudek, Kendra Zeman and Danielle Hudek. Burial will follow at the parish cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m., Thursday, and from 9-10 a.m., Friday, both at Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Maple Lake. A prayer service will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home.