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Donald Benz, 88 Donald E. Benz, 88, of Norwood Young America (NYA), passed away on May 31, 2019 at Good Samaritan Society nursing home in Howard Lake. He was born September 21, 1930 near Melvin, IL to Albert and Dorothy Benz (Frank). Don moved with his family to Onamia, Minn. in 1946 where he...
Donald Becker, 89 Donald “Don” Leo Becker, age 89, of St. Michael, formerly Rogers, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, May 24, 2019. He was born on January 17, 1930 in Rogers, the son of Thomas and Anastasia (Kolles) Becker. Don proudly served in the United State Army and was a...
Thomas Armstrong, 57 Thomas Hugh Armstrong, of Spring Park, born on November 3, 1961, passed from this life on May 13, 2019 at the age of 57. Whether you knew him as Tom, Tommy, Thomas, Army, Dad, Brother, Nephew, Uncle, Co-Worker or Friend - he has left this world and moved on to a much better...
James Bonk, 74 James Edward “Jim” Bonk, age 74, of Buffalo passed away on Friday, May 10, 2019 at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. He was born on March 10, 1945 in Buffalo the son of Ruben & Millie (Perisian) Bonk. Jim attended Buffalo High School and was in the class of 1963. He...
Delmer Backhaus, 85 Delmer Henry Backhaus, age 85, of St. Michael, passed away Monday, May 6, 2019. He was born October 18, 1933 in Pollock, SD, the youngest of seven children to Henry and Emma (Ketterling) Backhaus. Del was raised in Miltona, MN and was a 1951 graduate of Alexandria High School....
Jeraldine Vetsch, 96 Jeraldine Clara Vetsch, age 96, of Albertville, passed away Monday, April 22, 2019. She was born October 6, 1922, in Maple Lake, the daughter of Francis and Anne (Otten) Lemieux. Jeraldine was raised in Maple Lake and later farmed in Albertville with her husband, Harold. On...
Malvina Dalbec, 83 Malvina Dorothy Frances (Lange) Dalbec, age 83, of rural Howard Lake passed away on Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted.  She was born on December 29, 1935 near Watertown, on her family’s farm the daughter of Walter C. & Lydia (Lemmerman) Lange....
Kent Bogren, 52 Kent Jorgen Bogren aka “Swede,” 52, a longtime resident of Buffalo, and more recently Hutchinson, passed away on March 23, 2019 at Hennepin County Medical Center due to injuries suffered in an automobile collision. A celebration of Kent’s life will be held 6:30-8:30 pm on Tuesday,...
Abraham Benson, 43 Abraham K. “Abe” Benson, age 43, of Albertville, died Monday, April 1, 2019. He was born in Forest Lake, on April 26, 1975, the son of David J. and Susan K. (Karkhoff) Benson.  He honorably served his Country in the United States Army. On October 11, 1997 he was joined in holy...
Garry Brausen, 73 Garry Edward Brausen, age 73, of Buffalo,  passed away at the St. Cloud VA Hospital on Saturday, March 23, 2019 after a short illness. Garry was born on November 17, 1945 in St. Cloud, to Larry and Marcy (Schaubach) Brausen. They lived in several locations until settling in...

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