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Funeral notice: Harold B. Kegler, 89, of Brooklyn Park, formerly of Winsted

WINSTED, MN – Harold B. Kegler, age 89, of Brooklyn Park, formerly of Winsted, passed away Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, at North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Friday, Dec. 1 at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. Interment with military rites will follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery. There will be visitation Thursday, Nov. 30 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, with a rosary recited at 5 p.m., and a prayer service taking place at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will continue Friday morning, Dec. 1 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to www.chilsonfuneralhome.com.

Funeral notice: Margaret Groskreutz, 92, of Delano

DELANO, MN – Margaret Ann Emily Euerle Groskreutz (Mrs. Louis Groskreutz), age 92, of Delano, died Saturday morning, Nov. 25, 2017, at the Lakeside Oasis in Buffalo. Memorial services will take place Friday, Dec. 1 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Delano. There will be a gathering of family and friends Thursday, Nov. 30 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano. The gathering will continue Friday at the church, 10 to 11 a.m., prior to the service. Inurnment will be in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the St. Paul’s United Church of Christ Cemetery Fund. Arrangements are with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

Funeral notice: Norma Rose Chadwick, 85, of Watertown

WATERTOWN, MN – Norma Rose Chadwick, 85, of Watertown, passed away Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, surrounded by her family and friends. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will take place Wednesday, Nov. 29 at 11 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Watertown. There will be a gathering of family and friends Tuesday, Nov. 28 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the church, continuing Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m., prior to the Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Sharing and Caring Hands: c/o Mary Jo Copeland, 525 N. 7th St., Minneapolis, MN 55405. Arrangements are with the Iten’s Watertown Chapel.

Funeral notice: Chester ‘Chet’ Engelman, 80, of Thief River Falls, formerly of Howard Lake

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN – Chester “Chet” Alvin Engelman, 80, of Thief River Falls, formerly of Howard Lake, passed away Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, ND, surrounded by his loving family. A gathering of friends and family will take place Saturday, Nov. 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Service in Thief River Falls, with a 7 p.m. service, Larry Myhrer officiating. A time of sharing for family and friends will also take place Sunday, Nov. 19 at 4 p.m. at the Northland College Gymnasium in Thief River Falls. Condolences may be sent at www.johnsonfuneralservice.com

Funeral notice: Selmer ‘Ted’ Utne Jr., 78, of Waubay, SD, formerly of Howard Lake

WAUBAY, SD.- Selmer Theodore “Ted” Utne Jr., 78, of Waubay, SD, passed away peacefully with family at his side Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at his home.
Memorial services will take place Saturday, Nov. 18 at 1 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Waubay. A luncheon will immediately follow the service at the Waubay Legion. Inurnment will be in the Ortley Cemetery. There will be visitation Saturday morning at the church at 11 a.m., continuing until the service begins. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made in Ted’s memory to a charity of your choice. Fiksdal Funeral Service of Webster is in charge of the arrangements; Fiksdalfuneral.com.

Funeral notice: Kay L. Wicker, 65, of Minneapolis, formerly of Cokato

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Kay Lynn Wicker, age 65, of Minneapolis, formerly of Cokato, died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, following a three-year battle with cancer. A celebration of her life will take place Monday, Nov. 27 at 10 a.m. at the Cremation Society of Minnesota, 4343 Nicollet Ave. S. in Minneapolis, with light refreshments afterward. Memorials are preferred to the University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center.