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Frank Graunke, 74 Frank O. Graunke, age 74, of Buffalo, formerly of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, passed away on Friday, May 8, 2020 at the Park View Care Center in Buffalo. He was born on June 14, 1945 to George and Evelyn (Will) Graunke in Watertown, Minnesota. Frank’s greatest loves were gardening...
Colleen DeMarais, 89 Colleen A. DeMarais, age 89, of Delano passed away on Sunday, May 3, 2020. She was born October 20, 1930 to Chester and Gertrude (Luffey) Gardner in Franklin Township, Minnesota. Colleen was united in marriage to Howard Joseph DeMarais, “Bud,” on March 8, 1947 at St. Peter...
Dorene Chapman, 59 Dorene Opal (Weege) Chapman was born on October 4, 1960 to Howard and Myrtle (Eells) Weege in Buffalo. She was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church-Crawford Lake. Dorene attended Crawford Lake School until 6th grade, then went to Buffalo Public Schools....
Helena Fullerton, 82 Helena “Helen” Aganetha Giesbrecht was born on September 21, 1937 in Big River, Saskatchewan to Jacob and Aganetha (Nettie Bueckert) Giesbrecht. She grew up on a farm in the Lake Four District. She accepted Jesus as her Savior at Vacation Bible School when she was 10 years old...
Earl Beaudry, 87 Earl Louis Beaudry, age 87, entered eternal life peacefully on April 6, 2020 at The Legacy of St. Michael, MN. He was born in Monticello on June 5, 1932, the son of Emil and Mathilda Beaudry. Earl was united in holy marriage to his childhood sweetheart LaVerne (Dick) on September...
Diane Hoiland, 78 Diane Aliina Nelson Hoiland was born on July 25, 1941, in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of Alfred and Martha (Johnson) Nelson. She died after a battle with cancer at her Buffalo, Minnesota home on April 3, 2020. She grew up on a farm in French Lake township, south of Annandale,...
Cecile Fessenden, 97 Cecile M. Fessenden, age 97, of Monticello, passed away peacefully in her sleep on March 26, 2020. Cecile was preceded in death by: her husband, Jared; sons, Larry Fessenden and Harry Fessenden; daughter, Connie Goetz (Dwayne); son-in-law, Roger Szarke; and granddaughter-in-law...
LaVelle Dick, 79 LaVelle Mona Dick, age 79, of Monticello, passed away on Monday, March 16, 2020 at the Maple Grove Hospital. She was born on March 18, 1940 in Verona, North Dakota to Oscar and Goldea (Weisenhunter) Qualley. LaVelle was united in marriage to Gordon Clair Dick on May 29, 1959 in...
Roger Grant, 91 Roger A. Grant, age 91, of Buffalo, died Friday, February 14, 2020 at Lake Ridge Care Center in Buffalo. SERVICES HAVE BEEN POSTPONED. Full obituary ran in a prior publication of the paper. Please check www.dingmannfuneral.com for updates. Obituary, Guestbook, Video Tribute &...
Marvin Balgaard, 88 Marvin Gilman Balgaard, 88, passed away peacefully on February 26, 2020 at the Garden House Memory Care Assisted Living in Winsted. Marvin was born on October 2, 1931 at home in Evansville, Minnesota to Melvin and Gladys (Bergan) Balgaard. He was the oldest of eight children:...

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