Judy Ann Nelson, 67, of Kandiyohi, died Wednesday, December 1st at Carris Health Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar.  Her funeral will be 11:00 am, Tuesday, December 7th at Harrison Presbyterian Church, rural Spicer.  Visitation will be Monday from 4-6:00 pm, at Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar and continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday.  www.hafh.org Read more

Jacqueline "Jackie" H. Bomstad, age 60 of Atwater, passed away Monday Nov. 22, at the Meeker Memorial Hospital in Litchfield following a brief battle with cancer.  A celebration of life service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11, at the Atwater United Methodist Church.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.  Interment at Union Cemetery will be held at a later date.  Arrangements are with Peterson Brothers Atwater Funeral Home.  www.petersonbrothers.com Read more

Thomas Rau, age 81, of Olivia, MN died peacefully on Sunday, November 28, 2021 at the Olivia Hospital. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, December 6 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Olivia with Father Joe Steinbeisser as celebrant. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation is Sunday, December 5, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Dirks-Blem Funeral Home in Olivia and will continue for one hour prior to the service on Monday at the church. Read more

Vivian Ruter, age 89, of New London, died Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at GlenOaks Senior Care Campus in New London.  Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 3, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. in the Dirks-Blem Funeral Chapel in Renville.  The Rev. Anna Williamson will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Renville.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the services on Friday.  Read more

Gary Ruis, 78, of Willmar, died Tuesday, November 30th at Bethesda Grand in Willmar.  His funeral will be 10:30 am, Saturday, December 4th at Rock of Life Christian Reformed Church in Willmar.  Interment will be in Holland Township Cemetery, rural Prinsburg.  Visitation will be from 5-7:00 pm, Friday at Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar and continue one hour prior to the service on Saturday.  www.hafh.org Read more

Richard Allan Borgen, 74, passed away peacefully at home in Spicer, Minnesota on Thursday, November 25th, 2021. Following Rick’s wishes, there will be a Celebration of Life from 3:00-6:00PM on Saturday, December 4th, 2021 at the VFW Post #1639, 1108 US Hwy 12, Willmar, MN 56201. All are welcome to attend and share their memories of Rick. Read more

Larry Emerson Bell, age 70 of Delhi, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 12, 2021 surrounded by his children at Serenity Suites Hospice in Wabasso.  Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Friday, December 3, 2021 at Redwood Valley Funeral Home in Redwood Falls with a prayer service at 6:45 p.m. Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com. Stephens Funeral Service - Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Read more

     Henry Rand, of Murdock, Minnesota died on Saturday afternoon, November 27, 2021, at the Rice Care Center, in Willmar, Minnesota. Visitation will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Murdock, from 9:30 am to 10:30 am on Saturday, December 4, followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 am. Interment will be in Clara City, Minnesota. Zniewski Funeral Home of Benson is assisting the family with the arrangements. Read more

Roger A. Gunderson, age 72 of Atwater, passed away at his residence on Thursday, November 25, from an apparent heart attack.  A celebration of Roger’s life will be from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, December 4, at the Elk’s Lodge in Willmar.  Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, December 3, at Peterson Brothers Funeral Home in Willmar.  Interment will be at a later date at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery near Kandiyohi.  Arrangements are entrusted to the Peterson Brothers Funeral Home in … Read more

Robert Serbus, 72, of Sauk Centre formerly of Belgrade, died on Friday, November 26, 2021, at the CentraCare Hospital in Sauk Centre.  Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m., on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Belgrade. Visitation will from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Monday at the Johnson Funeral Home in Belgrade and for one hour prior to the service at church. Burial with military honors will be in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials a… Read more

Lorraine Schemel Barta, age 97, of Olivia, MN formerly Renville, passed away on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at GlenOaks Nursing Home in New London. Funeral Services will be Thursday, December 2, at 2:00 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Renville. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements by Dirks-Blem Funeral Service of Olivia. Read more

Joshua L. Jurek, 42, of Kerkhoven, died on Saturday, November 27, 2021, at his home in Kerkhoven. Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, on Thursday, December 2, at the Zniewski Funeral Home in Benson, and continue on Friday, December 3, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at the Kerkhoven Lutheran Church in Kerkhoven, followed by the funeral service at 11:00 am. Zniewski Funeral Home of Benson is assisting the family with the arrangements.  Read more

Delores E. Swoboda, age 82 of Redwood Falls, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, November 26, 2021 at Carris Health-Redwood Hospital. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am. Friday, December 3, 2021 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Redwood Falls. Visitation will be 4:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday at the Redwood Valley Funeral Home with a parish prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at church on Friday. Burial is in St. Catherine’s Cath… Read more

Ronald J. Pyka, 75, of Spicer, died Monday, November 22, 2021 at his home in Spicer.  Mass of Christian burial will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 4, 2021 at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church near Spicer.  Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday at the church and for one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the church Cemetery.  Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in New London.  Read more

Daniel Rohman, age 73 of Belview, passed away Saturday, November 20, 2021 at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Redwood Falls with a livestream on Stephens Funeral Service Facebook Page.  Visitation will be 4:00-7:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 30 at Redwood Valley Funeral Home.  Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at church on Wednesday.  Interm… Read more

Lawrence M. Beekman, age 91, of Sacred Heart, died Sunday, November 21, 2021, at the Olivia Hospital surrounded by family.  Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 26, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at Ebenezer Presbyterian Church in Renville.  The Rev. Anna Williamson will officiate. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Renville.  Visitation will be from 9:30 until the 11:00 a.m. service at the church.  Read more

Randall "Randy" S. Caskey, 62, of rural Pennock, died Friday, November 19, 2021, at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud.  His funeral service will be 11:00 am Saturday, November 27, 2021, at First Lutheran Church of Norway Lake in rural New London.  Burial will be at East Norway Lake Lutheran Church Cemetery in rural New London.  A visitation will be held from 5-8:00 pm Friday, November 26, 2021, at First Lutheran Church of Norway Lake in rural New London and continue one hour prior to t… Read more

Kenneth “Kenny” Robert Kruse, age 80, of Wabasso, Minnesota, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 21, 2021 at his home in Wabasso. Funeral Services will be at 10:30 am on Monday, November 29, 2021, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Willow Lake Township, rural Wabasso, with burial to follow at the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, November 28 from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm at the Nelson-Hillestad Funeral Home in Redwood Falls and will continue from 9:30 am until 10:30 am… Read more

Ray Moo Lay, age 40 of Willmar, passed away unexpectedly Friday morning, Nov. 19, at his residence.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 26, at the Church of the Nazarene in Willmar.  Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.  Arrangements are with Peterson Brothers Funeral Home.  www.petersonbrothers.com Read more

Theresa Rose Kerkhoff age 76 of Redwood Falls, formerly of Morgan, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at her home.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am Saturday, November 27, 2021 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Redwood Falls.  Visitation will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Friday with a Prayer Service at 7:00 pm at Redwood Valley Funeral Home and will continue one hour prior to the service at church on Saturday.  Interment is in St. Michael’s Cath… Read more

Myron Jerome Frank, 91, of Willmar, passed away on November 21st, at Bethesda Grand. His Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 am, Wednesday, November 24th at Church of St. Mary in Willmar with interment in the church cemetery.  Visitation will be Tuesday, November 23rd from 5-7 pm, with a Knights of Columbus Rosary at 5 pm at Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar.  www.hafh.org Visitation will continue one hour prior to mass at the church on Wednesday.  Read more

Delton R. Petersen, age 63, of rural Atwater, passed away Thursday, Nov. 18, at his residence from lung cancer.   A private family service will be held at a later date.  A public visitation to celebrate Delton's life will be from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 24, at the Peterson Brothers Atwater Funeral Home.  www.petersonbrothers.com Read more

Michael "Mike" A. Stark, age 72, of Willmar, passed away at home on Thursday, Nov. 18, after a short battle of lung and brain cancer.   Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 24, at the First Covenant Church in Willmar.  Interment will be held at Fairview Cemetery with military honors provided by the Willmar American Legion Post #167.  Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 23, at Peterson Brothers Funeral Home in Willmar and will continue for one hour pri… Read more

Ardell “Butch” Brouwer, 64, of Maynard, passed away Friday, November 19th at his residence, surrounded by his wife and children.  Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 24th at 1:00pm at Bunde Christian Reformed Church.  Visitation will be held on Tuesday evening from 5 to 7 pm at Bunde Christian Reformed Church. Visitation will continue one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday. Memorials are preferred to the Clara City Ambulance Squad.  Arrangements are with t… Read more

Sharon Ann (Sharkey) Arndt, 81, of Willmar, died Friday, November 19th at Carris Health Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar.  Her funeral will be 1:00 pm, Wednesday, November 24th at Church of the Nazarene in Willmar with visitation one hour prior to the service.  Interment will be in Holland Township Cemetery, rural Prinsburg.  Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers.  Funeral arrangements are with Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar. www.hafh.org Read more

Laura Lottman, 99, formerly of Kerkhoven, died Friday, November 19th, 2021 at her home.  Her funeral will be 11:00 am Friday, November 26th at Kerkhoven Lutheran Church in Kerkhoven with internment in Hillside Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 pm, Thursday at Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar and will continue one hour prior to the service at the Church. www.hafh.org. Read more

Nancy A. Voigt 45, of Grove City, died Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at her home in rural Grove City.  A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, November 22, 2021, at the Paynesville Lutheran Church in Paynesville.  A visitation will be held on Sunday from 4-8:00 pm at Paynesville Lutheran Church and continue one hour prior to the service on Monday.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.  Services are entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home in Paynesville.  www.hafh.org Read more

Carroll Lee Sarsland, 75, of New London, died on November 16, 2021 at Rice Memorial Hospital.  Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at Living Word Lutheran Church near New London.  Visitation will be from 5-8 pm Tuesday at Johnson Funeral Home in New London and for one hour prior to the service at church. Burial will be in Burbank Cemetery near New London.    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Living Word Lutheran Church sanctuary building fund.… Read more

Richard "Rick" James. age 80 of Willmar, passed away Monday Nov. 15, at his residence.  A public celebration of Rick's life will be held in the spring/summer of 2022 at the Willmar American Legion.   Arrangements are with Peterson Brothers Funeral Home.  www.petersonbrothers.com  Read more

Richard K. Keehn, age 45, of New London, passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 8, from injuries received in an automobile accident.  A celebration of Richard’s life will be from 4-6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 22, at the Peterson Brothers Funeral Home in Willmar.  www.petersonbrothers.com Read more

Nick J. Fischer, age 84 of Wabasso, passed away peacefully Monday, November 15, 2021 at Serenity Suites in Wabasso surrounded by his family.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, November 19, 2021 at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Wabasso with a livestream on Stephens Funeral Service Facebook page.  Visitation will be 4:30-7:00 p.m. Thursday, November 18 at the church with a prayer service at 4:00 p.m. and Rosary to follow.  Visitation will continue one hour prior t… Read more

Boyd Folkerts, age 88 of Clara City, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Sunday, November 14, 2021, at the Clara City Care Center.  A funeral service will be held on Friday, November 19, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Bunde Christian Reformed Church near Clara City.  Interment will be in the church cemetery.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.  Arrangements are with Tri-County Funeral Home.  www.tricountyfuneral.com Read more

Gwendolyn (Gwen) Anita Netjes, 89, of Willmar, peacefully passed away Sunday, November 14th at Bethesda Grand in Willmar.  Her funeral will be 11:00 am, Friday, November 19th at Harrison Community Presbyterian Church, rural Spicer with interment in Oakside Cemetery, rural Atwater.  Visitation will be from 4-6 pm, Thursday at Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar and continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. www.hafh.org  In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred… Read more

John E. Gorres, 71, of DeGraff, Minnesota died on Sunday morning, November 14, 2021, at his home in Dublin Township, Swift County, Minnesota. Visitation will be held at the Zniewski Funeral Home in Benson, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Wednesday, November 17, with a Rosary at 4:30 pm and a Parish Prayer Service at 7:00 pm, and  will continue on Thursday, November 18, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Murdock, from 9:30 am to 10:30 am, followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 am. I… Read more

 Judith “Judy” Tollefson, 74, of Benson, was called from this life on Tuesday morning, November 09, 2021, at Swift County Benson Hospital. Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Friday, November 19, with a Rosary at 4:30 pm and a Parish Prayer Service at 7:00 pm, at St. Francis Catholic Church in Benson, and will continue on Saturday, November 20, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am, followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am. Interment will be at the Our Redeemer’s Church Ce… Read more

         Linda Lee Carstens, 80, of Benson, died on Tuesday morning, November 9, 2021, at the Miller Dawn Hospital in Duluth. Visitation will be held from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm on Friday, November 19, 2021 at the St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Benson, followed by the funeral service at 1:00 pm. Interment will be in the Appleton City Cemetery. Zniewski Funeral Home of Benson is in charge of the arrangements. Read more

Arlene Hertha (Schroer) Lippert died at her home on Saturday, November 13, 2021.  A private service will be held for immediate family only on Tuesday, November 16, 2021.  A celebration of her life will be held at a later date for all her family and friends.  Arlene was born on December 19, 1931 to Herman and Anna (Seehusen) Schroer, on one of the many farms her family occupied during her childhood.  She was the 9th of 10 children born to her parents.  Arlene attended District 119 in Croo… Read more

Michael Thomas Willcox, age 52 of Redwood Falls, passed away Thursday, November 11, 2021 at his group home in Redwood Falls, under the care of REM and Hospice Staff.  Memorial Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church in Redwood Falls with a livestream on St. John Ev. Lutheran Church YouTube Page.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at church on Wednesday.  Interment will be in the Redwood Falls Cemetery. In lieu of flo… Read more

On November 9th, 2021 heaven welcomed our lefse making barbershop singing Norwegian from Sunburg. A celebration of Roger’s life will be held at 11 AM Monday, November 22nd at Unity  Christian Reformed Church in Prinsburg with visitation one hour prior to the service. Following the service there will be an afterglow where all will have an opportunity to share their stories about Roger. Read more

David Dean Forsman, 60, of Murdock, died Thursday, November 11, 2021 at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo.  His funeral will be 10:30 am, Tuesday, November 16th at Kerkhoven Lutheran Church in Kerkhoven.  Interment will be in Monson Lake Lutheran Cemetery, rural Sunburg.  Visitation will be Monday from 5-8 pm at Harvey Anderson Kerkhoven Funeral Home and continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday. www.hafh.org Read more

Lester B. Johnson, age 90 of Grove City, passed away on November 10, 2021, at Meeker Manor in Litchfield. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at 2:00 PM at Trinity Lutheran Church in Grove City, MN. A visitation will be held Monday, November 15, 2021, from 4:00-7:00 PM at Johnson-Hagglund Funeral and Cremation Service in Litchfield, MN. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the funeral at the church. Interment will be at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Grove Cit… Read more

Lowell Rueben Wolff, age 94, of Clara City, died early Sunday morning, October 10, 2021, at Carris Health in Willmar. Funeral services will be at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Clara City on Monday November 15th at 11 a.m., with visitation one hour prior to service.  Funeral services provided by: Gueningsman Family Funeral Service of Clara City.  Read more