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Funeral notice: Gary F. Johnson, 78, of Cokato

COKATO, MN – Gary Franklin Johnson, 78, of Cokato, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at Savanna Prairie assisted living in Kimball. A graveside service will take place Saturday, June 24 at 1 p.m. at the Cokato City Cemetery. Arrangements are with the Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home in Cokato; www.swansonpeterson.com

Funeral notice: Rev. Danville K. Swanson, 71, of Cokato

COKATO, MN – The Rev. Danville Karl Swanson, age 71, of Cokato, former longtime pastor at First Baptist Church in Cokato, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. Funeral services will take place Saturday, June 24 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Cokato. There will be visitation Friday, June 23 from 4 to 9 at the church, continuing Saturday one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with the Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home in Cokato; www.swansonpeterson.com.

Funeral notice: Mildred Gregor, 99, of Silver Lake, formerly of Hutchinson

SILVER LAKE, MN – Mildred Gregor, 99, of Silver Lake, formerly of Hutchinson, passed away Friday, June 16, 2017, at Cedar Crest Estates in Silver Lake. Memorial services will be Saturday, July 1 at 11 a.m. at Vineyard United Methodist Church in Hutchinson, with interment at Oakland Cemetery in Hutchinson. There will be a gathering of family and friends at the church one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel of Hutchinson.

Funeral notice: Inez Hahn, 95, of Mayer

MAYER, MN – Inez Hahn, 95, of Mayer, passed away Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted. A private family graveside service will take place at Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Mayer. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home of Waconia.

‘Wischin for a Cure’ cancer benefit in NG Friday, June 23

SPONSORED POST. The “Wischin’ for a Cure” cancer fundraiser will take place Friday, June 23, from 7-9 p.m. at the New Germany Town Hall, 300 Broadway St. E. The Six Outlaws and The Trumpetiers will be performing “A Tribute to Johnny Cash.” Tickets are $10 each and are available at the hall or in advance by calling Phyllis at (952) 442-4119. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Family Fun Friday in Winsted Friday, June 16

SPONSORED POST. A Family Fun Friday event will take place at Mill Reserve Park in Winsted Friday, June 16 at 7 p.m. There will be music, a petting zoo, a movie, and food. This free event is presented by the Winsted Arts Council, Winsted Jolly Juniors, Winsted Lions, and WHAT UP. It is recommended that participants bring a chair or blanket. Food quantities are limited.