Archive for Howard Lake

Funeral notice: Malvina Dalbec, 83, of Howard Lake

HOWARD LAKE, MN – Malvina Dorothy Frances (Lange) Dalbec, 83, of  rural Howard Lake, passed away  Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted. Funeral services will take place Tuesday, April 23 at 11 a.m. at St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake, with the Rev. Mark Loder officiating.
There will be visitation Monday, April 22 from 4 to 8  p.m. at the Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, with a prayer service at 7 p.m.  Visitation will continue Tuesday morning at the church, one hour prior to the services.
The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted is serving the family.  Online condolences may be made to

Wright County License Bureau closing at 4:30 today, April 10

WRIGHT COUNTY, MN – The License Bureau at the Wright County Government Center in Buffalo will NOT have extended hours today, April 10. The office will close at 4:30 p.m.

Funeral notice: Randolph R. Lehtola, 67, of Howard Lake

HOWARD LAKE, MN – Randolph Rudolph Lehtola, 67, of Howard Lake, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2019.
There will be a memorial service Saturday, April 13 at 1 p.m. at  Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home of Howard Lake, followed by a reception at the Howard Lake Legion. Interment will be at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at National Lutheran Cemetery in French Lake Township. Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home & Cremation Service is handling the arrangements;

Funeral notice: Dale J. Demarais, “Chipper”, 57, of Buffalo, formerly of Howard Lake

BUFFALO, MN – Dale Joseph Demarais, “Chipper,” age 57, of Buffalo, formerly of Howard Lake, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2019, at his home, surrounded by his three daughters and his beloved dog, Otie, after a courageous battle with cancer.  His funeral service will be Saturday, April 13 at 2 p.m. at the Peterson Chapel in Buffalo, with visitation from noon to 2 p.m., prior to the service. The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo is serving the family.

Funeral notice – Paula Jean Bergquist, 61, of Howard Lake

HOWARD LAKE, MN – Paula Jean Bergquist, age 61, of Howard Lake, passed away Saturday,  April 6, 2019, at Mercy Hospital of Coon Rapids. A memorial service will take place Friday, April 12 at 2 p.m. at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Maple Lake, with visitation for one hour prior to the service at the church. Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home, Howard Lake, is handling the arrangements.


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