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Funeral notice: Marcella Fiecke, 86, formerly of Lester Prairie

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Marcella (Mrs. Norbert) Fiecke, 86, formerly of Lester Prairie, passed away Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Friday, Dec. 29 at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted, with private family interment at the Glencoe Catholic Cemetery. There will be a gathering of family and friends Friday at the church from 9 to 11 a.m., prior to the Mass. Arrangements are with the Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel of Lester Prairie.

Funeral notice: Herbert Bauer, 85, of Hollywood Twp., Mayer

MAYER, MN – Herbert “Herb” Bauer, 85, of Hollywood Township, rural Mayer, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted. Memorial service will be Tuesday, December 26, at 11:00 AM at the Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, with interment at a later date at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Visitation will be at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with the Chilson Funeral Home of Winsted.

Funeral notice: Lawrence Kilpela, 95, of Cokato

COKATO, MN – Lawrence “Lawry” W. Kilpela, 95, of Cokato, passed away Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, at his home. Memorial services will take place Wednesday, Dec. 27 at 1 p.m. at Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church in Cokato. There will be a gathering of family and friends at the church from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. Military honors will be provided by American Legion Post #483 of Dassel. Memorials preferred to the American Cancer Society.

Funeral notice: Charles E. Lehtola, 69, of Howard Lake

HOWARD LAKE, MN – Charles Ernest Lehtola, 69, of Howard Lake, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, at St. Cloud Hospital. His funeral service will take place Thursday, Dec. 28 at 11 a.m. at Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church of Cokato; with interment Friday, Dec. 29 at 2 p.m. at Lakeview Cemetery on Windy Lake, Smoky Hollow Township, in Cass County. There will be visitation at the church Thursday, Dec. 28 beginning at 10 a.m. Arrangements are with Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Howard Lake and Cokato.

Funeral notice: June E. Shepperd, 88, formerly of Howard Lake

HOWARD LAKE, MN – June Elaine Shepperd, 88, formerly of Howard Lake, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017. Her memorial service will take place Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 6810 Winnetka Avenue North, Brooklyn Park. There will be visitation at the church one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with Gill Brothers Funeral Service & Cremation of Minneapolis.

Funeral notice: Lois F. Schrupp, 84, of Winsted

WINSTED, MN – Lois F. Schrupp, 84, of Winsted, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, surrounded by her family. Memorial services will take place Saturday, Dec. 23 at 1 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church of Howard Lake. There will be visitation one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with the Chilson Funeral Home of Winsted.