Archive for Funeral Notices

Funeral notice: Peter Hamre, 59, of Dassel

DASSEL, MN – Peter “Pete” Hamre, 59, of Dassel, passed away Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, at his home. There will be a gathering of family and friends Thursday, Feb. 18, from 4 to 7:30 p.m.at the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson.

Funeral notice: Gene Farber, 72, of New Germany

NEW GERMANY, MN – Gene Farber, 72, of New Germany, formerly of Green Isle, passed away Monday, Feb.8, 2016, at the Marie Steiner Kelting Hospice Home in Chaska. Memorial service will be Friday, Feb. 12 at 11 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church in Hollywood Township, rural New Germany, with a gathering of family and friends at the church from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Arrangements are with the Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel of Norwood Young America, Minnesota.

Funeral notice: Dorothy Dahl, 80, of Darwin

DARWIN, MN – Dorothy Elaine Dahl, 80, of Darwin, died Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at St. Cloud Hospita. Memorial service will be Monday, Feb. 15 at 11 a.m. at All Saints Lutheran Church in Darwin, with interment of the urn at All Saints Cemetery in Darwin at a later date. There will be a time to gather with the family at the church one hour prior to the service. Memorials are preferred to the building fund at All Saints Lutheran Church in Darwin. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home of Dassel.

Funeral notice: Wade Barfknecht, 39, of Minnetrista

MINNETRISTA, MN – Wade Lawrence Barfknecht, 39, of Minnetrista, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at Hennepin County Medical Center after a courageous battle with illness.
Funeral services will take place Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 3:30 p.m. at the Iten Funeral Chapel in Delano. There will be visitation from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., prior to the service.
Arrangements are with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

Funeral notice: Ruben Kruschke, 88, of Lester Prairie

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Ruben Kruschke, 88, of Lester Prairie, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. His funeral service will be Saturday, Feb. 6 at 11 a.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie, with interment at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Lester Prairie. There will be visitation at the church from 9:30 to 11 a.m., prior to the services. Arrangements are with the Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel of Lester Prairie. Memorials may be made to Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation or donor’s choice.

Funeral notice: Orville D. Hawkins, 71, of Hutchinson

HUTCHIINSON, MN – Orville David Hawkins, 71, of Hutchinson, died Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, at the Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson. There will be a memorial service Saturday, Feb. 6 at 11 a.m. at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Dassel, with the Rev. Keith Carlson officiating. Interment of the urn will take place at Fort Snelling National Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel.