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Funeral notice: Winifred McKeever, 95, of Maple Plain

MAPLE PLAIN, MN – Winifred Gilbertson McKeever, 95, of Maple Plain, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. A memorial service will take place Saturday, Nov. 24 at 11 a.m. at Maple Plain Community Church.

Funeral notice: Lara K. Packard, 50, of Atwater, formerly of Dassel

DASSEL, MN – Lara Kathryn Packard, 50, of Atwater, formerly of Dassel, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at her home. Her funeral service will be Friday, Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. at Lamson Evangelical Free Church in Dassel, with interment at Pioneer Cemetery, rural Dassel. There will be visitation at the church one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home of Dassel.

Funeral notice: Arlette E. Anderson, 83, of Minnetonka, formerly of Dassel

MINNETONKA, MN – Arlette Elaine Anderson, age 83, of Minnetonka, formerly of Dassel, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at her home. A memorial service will take place Saturday, Nov. 17 at 1 p.m. at Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson. Interment of the urn will be at Lake Arvilla Cemetery in rural Dassel. There will be a time to gather with the family one hour prior to the service. The Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

Funeral notice: Geraldine Thompson, 89, of Arkansas

DASSEL, MN – Geraldine (Jerry) Bernice Thompson, 89, of Bella Vista, AR, passed away surrounded by her family Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at Lakeside Healthcare Center in Dassel. There will be a celebration of her life Monday, Nov. 19 at Johnson’s Funeral Home in Dassel, with a time of visitation from 10 to 11 a.m., followed by a service with Pastor Matt Miklasz officiating. Interment will be at Dassel Community Cemetery, following the service. The Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel is handling the arrangements.

Funeral notice: Lucille M. Kelm, 90, of Watertown

WATERTOWN, MN – Lucille M. Kelm, 90, of Watertown, passed away Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted. Her funeral service will be Friday, Nov. 16 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Watertown, with interment at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery in Chaska. There will be visitation Thursday, Nov. 15 at the church from 4 to 7 p.m., continuing Friday, one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home of Waconia.

Funeral notice: Delbert ‘Del’ Gerdes, 72, formerly of Howard Lake

WEST ST. PAUL, MN – Delbert “Del” Gerdes, age 72, formerly of Howard Lake, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Visitation will be Friday, Nov. 16 from 4 to 9 p.m. at Spirit of Hope Catholic Community, 2035 Charlton Road, Sunfish Lake; continuing Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10 to 11 a.m. at Church of St. Matthew, 510 Hall Avenue, St. Paul. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at the church, beginning at 11 a.m. Private interment.
Arrangements are with Klecatsky & Sons, West St. Paul chapel.