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Funeral notice: Roland ‘Rollie’ Starry, 94, of Delano

DELANO, MN – Roland “Rollie” Starry, 94, of Delano, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017 at the Estates at Delano. There will be a celebration of life open house Friday, Aug. 11 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Village Church, 5725 Co. Rd. 11, Maple Plain. Refreshments will be served.

Funeral notice: Lorraine Volkenant, 82, of Watertown

WATERTOWN, MN – Lorraine Volkenant, 82, of Watertown, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, at The Estates in Delano. There will be a memorial service Wednesday, Aug. 9 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Watertown, with a gathering of family and friends at the church one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home of Waconia.

Funeral notice: Margaret A. Lewandowski, 78, of Watertown

WATERTOWN, MN – Margaret Agnes (Mazal) Lewandowski, 78, of Watertown, passed away Monday, July 31, 2017. Mass of Christian Burial will take place Tuesday, Aug. 8 at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 41 E. 1st St., Waconia, with visitation at the church beginning at 10 a.m., prior to the services. Interment will be at 1 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Cemetery, 500 Franklin Avenue NW, Watertown.

Funeral notice: David M. Ahlgren, 66, of Darwin

DARWIN, MN – David Merlin Ahlgren, 66, of Darwin, died Friday, July 28, 2017, in rural Darwin. Funeral service will be Friday, Aug. 4 at 11 a.m. at the Church of Christ in Dassel, followed by interment at the Dassel Community Cemetery in Dassel. There will be visitation at the the Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel Thursday, Aug. 3, from 5 to 8 p.m., and Friday, at the church, one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home of Dassel.

Funeral notice: Dale ‘Timber Dan’ Vander Linden, 85, of Delano

DELANO, MN – Dale “Timber Dan” Vander Linden, 85, of Delano, passed away Monday, July 24, 2017. Memorial services will take place Tuesday, Aug. 1 at 11 a.m. at the Delano United Methodist Church in Delano. There will be a gathering of family and friends at the church from 9 to 11 a.m., prior to the service. Inurnment with military honors will be in the Cassel cemetery in Delano. Arrangements are with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

Funeral notice: Austin A. Hill, 20, of Buffalo

BUFFALO, MN – Austin Adrian Hill, 20, of Buffalo, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 23, 2017, at his home.Funeral services will take place Friday, July 28 at 11 a.m. at the Rockford Laestadian Lutheran Church, 741 Ibarra Ave N.E. in Buffalo. Interment will follow at Lakeview Cemetery in Buffalo.
Visitation will be Thursday, July 27 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the church, with a memorial service at 7 p.m.; continuing Friday morning at the church, beginning at 10 a.m., prior to the funeral service. The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to www.thepetersonchapel.com.