Archive for Funeral Notices

Funeral notice: Kevin Erickson, 62, of Darwin

DARWIN, MN – Kevin Erickson, 62, of Darwin, husband of Terrie Erickson, passed away Saturday, May 19, 2018, as a result of an automobile accident.
Arrangements are pending with the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel of Hutchinson.

Funeral notice: Doris May Gaffer, 87, of Rockford

ROCKFORD, MN – Doris May Gaffer, 87, of Rockford, passed away Monday, May 21, 2018, at the Park View Care Center in Buffalo. A memorial service will take place Friday, May 25 at 1 p.m. at the Iten Funeral Chapel in Delano, with a gathering of family and friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred. Arrangements are with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

Funeral notice: Karen M. Duraine, 79, of McGregor, formerly of Howard Lake

HOWARD LAKE, MN – Karen Marie Duraine, 79, of McGregor, formerly of Howard Lake, passed away peacefully Mother’s day, May 13, 2018, in her home, with family by her side. Her funeral service will take place Friday, May 18 at 2 p.m. at St James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake, with visitation for one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorial donations, in lieu of flowers, may be made to the Visiting Angels or a charity of your choice.
Arrangements are with Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home in Howard Lake.

Funeral notice: Frank Wimmer, 78, of Darwin

DARWIN, MN – Frank Wimmer, 78, of Darwin, passed away Sunday, April 29, 2018, at his home. Memorial services will take place Saturday, May 19 at 10 a.m. at St. John’s Catholic Church in Darwin. There will be a time to gather with family and friends one hour prior to the service at the church, and following the memorial service, from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at the Smith Farm, 67893 260th Street, Darwin. Arrangements are with the Hantge Funeral Chapel in Darwin.

Funeral notice: John R. Vansteenburg, 40, formerly of Delano

ELK RIVER, MN – John R. Vansteenburg, 40, currently a resident of Alaska, but formerly from Delano, passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at his home. There will be a visitation Friday, May 18 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., followed by a funeral service at 12:30 p.m., at St. Andrews Catholic Church, 566 4th St. W, Elk River. Memorial donations may be made to CAER (food shelf), 12621 Elk Lake Rd NW, Elk River, MN 55330.

Funeral notice: Ruth Kramer, 91, of Norwood Young America

NORWOOD YOUNG AMERICA, MN – Ruth W. Kramer, 91, of Norwood Young America passed away Tuesday May 8, 2018 at the Waconia Good Samaritan Center. Funeral service 11:00 AM Monday May 14, 2018 at St. John’s Lutheran Church (101 SE 2nd Avenue) in Norwood Young America with Rev. Eric Hutchison as officiant. Visitation at the church Monday from 9:00 AM until the time of the service. Interment in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to St. John’s Lutheran Church in Norwood Young America or American Diabetes Association. Arrangements by Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia.