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Funeral notice: Lena H. Kashiemer, 73, of Rockford

ROCKFORD, MN – Lena Henrietta Kashiemer, 73, of Rockford, passed away Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will take place Saturday, Aug. 11 at 11 a.m. at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Loretto. There will be a gathering of family and friends at the church Saturday, one hour prior to the Mass. Arrangements are with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

Funeral notice: Kenneth D. Opsahl, 72, of Kimball

KIMBALL, MN – Kenneth D. Opsahl, 72, of Kimball, died Saturday, July 21, 2018, at Hilltop Care Center, Watkins, surrounded by the love and care of his family. Memorial services will take place Saturday, Aug. 25 at 10:30 a.m. at the Kimball Church of Christ, followed by interment with military honors at Grace Southside Cemetery in Southside Township. There will be visitation Saturday at the church, one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are entrusted with Dingmann Funeral Care Burial and Cremation Services of Kimball; www.dingmannfuneral.com.

Funeral notice: Marietta Specken, 65, of Winsted

WINSTED, MN – Marietta Rose Specken, 65, of Winsted, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Monday, Aug. 6 at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted, with interment at Holy Trinity Cemetery in Winsted. There will be visitation at the church Sunday, Aug. 5 from 4 to 8 p.m., with parish prayers at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will continue Monday, one hour prior to the Mass. Arrangements are with the Chilson Funeral Home of Winsted.

Funeral notice: Marjorie Tesch, 86, of Howard Lake

HOWARD LAKE, MN – Marjorie “Marge” Jean Tesch, 86, of Howard Lake, died in her sleep Saturday, July 28, 2018, at the Good Samaritan Home of Howard Lake.
Her funeral service will be Friday, Aug. 3 at 11 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church of Howard Lake, with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. at the church.
Arrangements are with Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home of Howard Lake, www.swansonpeterson.com.

Funeral notice: Luella M. Blanchette, 86, formerly of Loretto

Luella M. Blanchette, 86, of Rogers, formerly of Loretto, passed peacefully Saturday, July 28, 2018. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will take place Saturday, Aug. 4 at 11 a.m. at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Loretto. There will be a gathering of family and friends from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church, prior to the Mass. Inurnment will be in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred. Arrangements are with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

Funeral notice: Fern D. Fitzloff, 88, of Hutchinson

HUTCHINSON, MN – Fern D. Fitzloff, 88, of Hutchinson, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson. Her funeral service will be Friday, July 27 at 11 a.m. at Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson, with visitation at the church beginning at 9 a.m., prior to the service. Arrangements are with Dobratz-Hantge Chapel in Hutchinson.