Archive for Funeral Notices

Funeral notice: David ‘Bruce’ Ellingson, 81, of Delano

DELANO, MN – David “Bruce” Ellingson, 81, of Delano, formerly of Minnetonka, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at his home, with family by his side. There will be a memorial service Wednesday, Oct. 16, at  3 p.m. at Oak Terrace Senior Living of Jordan in the Upper Community Room, with a gathering of family and friends from 2 to 3 p.m., prior to the service.  An inurnment service with military honors will take place Wednesday morning at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis at 11:30 a.m. Arrangements are with the Iten Funeral Home of Delano.

Funeral notice: Claire Osmek, 77, of rural Glencoe

GLENCOE, MN – Claire Ann Osmek, 77, of rural Glencoe, passed away Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at Hennepin Healthcare in Minneapolis.  There will be a Mass of Christian Burial  Thursday, Oct. 17 at 11 a.m. at  Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake.  Visitation will be Wednesday, Oct. 16 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake, with a rosary recited at 6:30 p.m.

Funeral notice: Allen Westerberg, 93, of Burnsville, formerly of Dassel

BURNSVILLE, MN – Allen R. Westerberg, 93, of Burnsville, formerly of Dassel, entered eternal life Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. All services will take place at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 4625 W. 125th St., Savage: Visitation Thursday, Oct. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m., with Rosary Service at 7:45 p.m.; visitation continues Friday, Oct. 18, from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m., followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, family prefers memorials to Sharing and Caring Hands, or St. John the Baptist Catholic School in Savage. Arrangements with McNearney-Schmidt Funeral and Cremation, Shakopee, 952-445-2755.  Condolences may be shared at

Funeral notice: Lindsay A. Wallace, Jr., 85, of Delano

DELANO, MN – Lindsay Augustus Wallace Jr, 85, of Delano, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019.
Memorial services will take place Saturday, Oct. 26 at 10 a.m. at St. Edward the Confessor Episcopal Church, 865 N. Ferndale Dr. Wayzata. There will be a gathering of family and friends from 9 to 10 a.m. in the church. prior to the services.  Inurnment with military honors will take place Monday, Oct. 28 at 10:15 a.m. in Assembly Lane 5 at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. Memorials preferred in lieu of flowers.
Arrangements are with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

Funeral notice: Jessica Napper, 40, of Buffalo

BUFFALO, MN - Jessica Ray (Goddard) Napper, 40, of Buffalo, took the Lord’s hand and began her eternal journey Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. Her funeral service will take place Friday, Oct. 11 at 11 a.m., with visitation beginning at 9:30 am., at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church of Buffalo. Interment will be in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery of Buffalo. Memorial contributions may be made to Minnesota Stroke Association.
The Peterson Chapel of Buffalo is serving the family.

Funeral notice: Lucille Yukel, 93, of Hutchinson, formerly of Silver Lake

HUTCHINSON, MN – Lucille Yukel, 93, of Hutchinson, formerly of Silver Lake, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at Woodstone Senior Living Community in Hutchinson. Her funeral service will be Monday, Oct. 14 at 11 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church in Hutchinson, with interment in the Grace Bible and Presbyterian Cemetery in Silver Lake. There will be visitation Sunday, Oct. 13 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the church. Visitation will continue Monday, one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson. Obituary and guest book information can be found at