Archive for Dassel

Funeral notice: Evelyn R. Lundeen, 97, of Hutchinson, formerly of Dassel

DASSEL, MN – Evelyn Rosalie Lundeen, 97, of Hutchinson, formerly of Dassel, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, at the Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson.  Her funeral service will be Saturday, Jan. 25 at 11 a.m. at Stockholm Lutheran Church in rural Cokato, with the Rev. Mark Little officiating.  Interment will be at Oakland Cemetery in Hutchinson at a later date. There will be visitation Saturday at the church, one hour prior to the service. The Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

Funeral notice: Sheri L. Upton, 82, of Dassel

DASSEL, MN – Sheri L. Upton, 82, of Dassel, passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, at the Cokato Manor.  Her funeral service will be Thursday, Jan. 23 at 11 a.m. at the Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Dassel, followed by interment at the Dassel Community Cemetery.  There will be visitation Wednesday, Jan. 22 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel, continuing Thursday at the church with a one-hour visitation prior to the service.  In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Alzheimer’s Association.  Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home of Dassel.

Herald Journal Offices Closing Early Friday, January 17

We will be closing our offices at 3 p.m. in Winsted, Delano, and Cokato today, January 17 due to weather conditions. Our offices will be open again on Monday, January 20 during normal business hours, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you need to reach any of our offices, you may call the appropriate number listed below and leave a voicemail and we will get back to you as soon as we can on Monday morning.

Winsted Herald Journal office: 320-485-2535

Cokato Enterprise Dispatch office: 320-286-2118

Delano Herald Journal office: 763-972-1028

Thank you and have a great weekend and safe travels!

- Herald Journal Publishing Management

Funeral notice: Lail D. Bergquist, 84, of Dassel

DASSEL, MN – Lail Dean Bergquist, 84, of Dassel, died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.  There will be a funeral service Saturday, Jan. 18 at 11 a.m. at the Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Dassel, followed by interment at the Dassel Community Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 17 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel, continuing Saturday at the church for one hour prior to the service.

Funeral notice: Lowell B. Gillman, 89, of Cokato

COKATO, MN – Lowell Burton Gillman, 89, of Cokato, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, at his residence.
His funeral service will take place Monday, Jan. 20 at 2 p.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel in Dassel, followed by interment at the Dassel Community Cemetery. There will be a one-hour visitation prior to the service at the funeral home. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel.

VIDEO – Procession for Howard Lake Fire Chief Taddy Drusch

HOWARD LAKE – The City of Howard Lake Fire & Rescue/Ambulance Chief Daryl (“Taddy”) Drusch died in the early morning hours of January 13 at his residence from a suspected heart attack. Drusch had responded to an emergency call 12 hours prior.

A fire service procession started at 2 p.m. today, and  transported Drusch from the medical examiner in Minneapolis to Cokato; fire departments along the route will participated. Final arrangements and memorials will be shared as they are made available.

https://photos.herald-journal.com/Procession-for-Fire-Chief-Taddy-Drusch/

Video by Dan Birkholz.

While the family isn’t available to speak with the media at this time, Chris Parsons, president of the Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters, can be reached at 651-545-8100 and may be available for an in-person interview in the Twin Cities. Jay Wood, president of the Minnesota Fire Service Foundation, can be reached at 651-755-5037.

Howard Lake Fire Chief Daryl Taddy Drusch(1)