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Funeral notice: Ruth Deidrick, 92, of Oster (rural Waverly)

WAVERLY, MN – Ruth (Mrs. Calvin “Kelly”) Deidrick, 92, of Oster, rural Waverly, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, at Parkview Care Center in Buffalo. Her funeral service will be Friday, Sept. 1 at 3 p.m. at Oster Covenant Church, rural Waverly, with interment at Oster Covenant Cemetery. There will be visitation at the church from 1 p.m. until the time of the service. Arrangements are with the Chilson Funeral Home of Winsted.

Funeral notice: Mercedes D. Nowak, 92, of Silver Lake

SILVER LAKE, MN – Mercedes Delores (Quast) Nowak, 92, of Silver Lake, passed away Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, at Hutchinson Health Hospital in Hutchinson. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Friday, Sept. 1, at 11 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake, with interment at St. Adalbert Cemetery in Silver Lake. There will be visitation Thursday, Aug. 31 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake, with a Rosary Society and CCW rosary recited at 5 p.m., Legion Auxiliary prayers at 5:30 p.m., and a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will continue Friday at the funeral home from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Arrangements are with the Maresh Funeral Home of Silver Lake.

Funeral notice: Fern K. Glessing, 91, of Cokato

COKATO, MN – Fern Kathryn Glessing, 91, of Cokato, passed away Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. A memorial service will take place Friday, Sept. 1 at 11 a.m. at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cokato, with interment at Stockholm Lutheran Cemetery. There will be visitation at the church one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Cokato and Howard Lake.

Funeral notice: Helen I. Melquist, 90, of Cokato

COKATO, MN –
Helen Irene Melquist, 90, of Cokato, passed away Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, at Augustana Lakeside Nursing Home in Dassel. Her funeral service will be Thursday, Aug. 31 at 11 a.m. at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cokato, with interment at the Cokato City Cemetery. There will be visitation at the church one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Cokato and Howard Lake.

Funeral notice: Gary A. Larson, 73, of Dassel

DASSEL, MN – Gary Allen Larson, 73, of Dassel, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, after a short but courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. A celebration of life (outdoor) for Gary will take place at the Darwin/Dassel Park on Hwy 12 Saturday, Aug. 26 from 1 to 3 p.m. Please join family and friends in remembering Gary at the park he helped create, and feel free to hike or ride the trails on horseback in Gary’s honor. Members of Gary’s family and close friends will be at the park from Friday evening through Sunday morning, camping with horses as Gary requested.

Funeral notice: Dorothy Ingram, 84, of Delano

DELANO, MN – Dorothy A. Ingram, 84, of Delano, went to be with her Lord and Savior Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Saturday, Aug. 26 at 2 p.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church in Delano, with visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. in Martha’s Hall of St. Peter Church, prior to the Mass. Interment will be in the Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens in Baltimore, MD. Arrangements are with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.