Archive for Funeral Notices

FUNERAL NOTICE: Larry Peterson, 72, Lester Prairie

Larry A. Peterson, age 72, of Lester Prairie, passed away Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022, at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.

A funeral service will take place Monday, Jan. 31 at 11 a.m. at the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe, with interment at the Bethel Cemetery in Lester Prairie.

Visitation will be Sunday, Jan. 30 from 3 to 5 p.m. and one hour prior to the service at the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe.

Arrangements are with the Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel in Lester Prairie.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Joyce Uecker, 82, Buffalo

Joyce Mary Uecker (Goerke), loving wife, mother, sister, and “Nana,” went home to be with Jesus and her Lynn Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022.
Visitation for Joyce will take place Friday, Jan. 28, 2022 from 4 to 7 p.m., with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church of Buffalo, MN.
The funeral celebration of her faith and eternal life in Christ will be Saturday, Jan. 29 at 11 a.m., with visitation one hour prior to the service at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church of Buffalo.
Officiating will be Pastor Ryan Clark, and Joyce’s grandson, Pastor Peter Johnson. Cross bearers will be Pastor David, and Lucas and Grant Johnson.
Casket bearers will be Peter Johnson, Allison Pfleghaar, Elias, Olivia, Caden Uecker, and Brandon Uecker.
Honorary casket bearers will be Christopher Pfleghaar, Stephanie Johnson, Lucas Johnson, Grant Johnson, Bonnie Uecker, Christine Stark, Darrell Uecker, and Larry Uecker.
A luncheon will follow at the church.
Interment will be at Lakeview Cemetery of Buffalo.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be gifted to Noah’s Ark Preschool at St John’s Ev. Lutheran Church.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Peterson Chapel of Buffalo.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Marie Kehr, 99, Helena, MT

Marie (Sterner) Kehr, age 99, the daughter of Frank and Anna Sterner, passed away Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, in Helena, MT.

Visitation took place Thursday, Jan. 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. At the Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted. Mass of Christian burial took place Friday, Jan. 14 at 10:30 a.m., at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. Father Aaron Johanneck was the celebrant. Interment followed at Holy Trinity Cemetery in Winsted.
The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted served the family. Online condolences may be made to

FUNERAL NOTICE: Gladys Schmidt, 83, New Germany

Gladys E. Schmidt, age 83, of New Germany, passed away Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. at the Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.

ther relatives, and friends.
A funeral service took place Friday, Jan. 21, 2022 at 11 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, 17725 53rd Street in New Germany, with Rev. Dean Mahlum as officiant. Visitation took place one hour prior to the service at church Friday. Interment was at St. John Lutheran Cemetery.
Casket bearers were her grandchildren.
Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia; 952-442-2121;

FUNERAL NOTICE: Lewis Noerenberg, 79

Lewis Victor Noerenberg went home to meet his Heavenly Father Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, passing peacefully in his sleep at St. Therese Care Center in New Hope.
Due to COVID-19, a celebration of life will take place at a future date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Disabled American Veterans (
Arrangements are by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Stanley Gulso, 76, Howard Lake

Stanley L. Gulso passed in peace Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, at the age of 76, at Allina Hospital in Buffalo, MN.

A funeral service will take place at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, at St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake, with visitation one hour prior to services at church.
Arrangements are by Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home of Howard Lake,, 320-543-3401.