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Funeral notice: Bruce E. Dagner, 55, of Dassel

DASSEL, MN – Bruce Edward Dagner, 55, of Dassel, died Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at St. Cloud Hospital, surrounded by his family. His funeral service will take place Saturday, July 21 at 2 p.m. at Cokato Evangelical Lutheran Church with the Rev.Tim Wheatley officiating, followed by interment at the church cemetery. There will be visitation one hour prior to the service at the Cokato Evangelical Lutheran Church. The Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

Funeral notice: Dorothy M. Stuhr, 79, of Clearwater

CLEARWATER, MN – Dorothy Maureen Stuhr, age 79, of Clearwater, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2018, at her home, surrounded by loved ones. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Friday, July 27 at 11 a.m. at St. Timothy Catholic Church in Maple Lake, with visitation prior to the Mass, from 9 to 11 a.m. Interment will be in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Timothy School in Maple Lake; Fr. Steve Pawelk of Glenmary Missionaries, or Children of Zimbabwe – Carol McBrady.

Funeral notices: Gail J. Bakeberg, 63, of Maple Lake

MAPLE LAKE, MN – Gail J. Bakeberg, age 63, of Maple Lake, passed away Monday, July 16, 2018, after a 10-year battle with multiple myeloma.
A celebration of life will take place Saturday, July 21 at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Hollywood Township, New Germany; with visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. At Gail’s request, her body will be donated to the University of Minnesota Medical Center for the advancement of science. In lieu of flowers or cards, donations can be sent to Gift of Life Transplant House, 705 Second Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902.
The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to www.thepetersonchapel.com.

Funeral notice: Donald J. Holm, 83, of Cokato

COKATO, MN – Donald John Holm, 83, of Cokato, passed away Monday, July 16, 2018. Funeral services will take place Friday, July 27 at 2 p.m. at Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cokato. There will be visitation Thursday, July 26 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home in Cokato. There will not be a prayer service. Visitation will continue Friday, at 1 p.m., at the church, prior to the service. The Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home in Cokato is handling the arrangements.

Funeral notice: LuAnn M. Johnson, 83, of Mankato

MANKATO, MN – LuAnn Marie Johnson, 83, of Mankato, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 10, 2018, at the Mayo Health System Hospital in Mankato. Her funeral service will take place Saturday, July 28 at 11 a.m. at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church (13901 Fairview Dr.) in Burnsville, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Private burial at Fort Snelling. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church – Out-Post Mission, or the Alzheimer’s/Dementia Society. Arrangements are with the Mankato Mortuary; www.mankatomortuary.com.

Funeral notice: Irene D. Strey, 86, of Cokato

COKATO, MN – Irene Dorothy (Blanchette) Strey, 86, of Cokato, died Friday, July 15, 2018, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital of Minneapolis. Her funeral service will take place Friday, July 20 at 11 a.m. at the Dassel Church of Christ, with visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. The Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home in Cokato is handling the arrangements.