Archive for Funeral Notices

Funeral notice: Hubert “Hubie” Kelzer, 90, of Waconia

WACONIA, MN – Hubert U.”Hubie” Kelzer, 90, of Waconia, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at the Waconia Good Samaritan Center. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will take place Wednesday, Nov. 26 at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Waconia, with a gathering of family and friends from 9 a.m. until the time of the Mass, at the church. Interment will be in the church cemetery in Waconia. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia; www.johnsonfh.com

Funeral notice: Christine L. Swartzer, 56

ROCKFORD,MN – Christine Louise Swartzer, 56, of Rockford, passed away Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will take place Tuesday, Dec. 2 at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Delano, with a gathering of family and friends at the church from 9:30 to 11 a.m., prior to the Mass. Inurnment will follow at 2 p.m. at Elmwood Cemetery in Rockford. Arrangements are being handled by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

Funeral notice: Matthew L. Behrends, 49, of Buffalo, formerly of Delano

BUFFALO, MN – Matthew Leo Behrends, 49, of Buffalo, formerly of Delano, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. Mass of Christian Burial will take place Saturday, Nov. 22 at 11 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church in Delano. Interment will be in the Calvary Cemetery in Delano. Visitation will be Friday, Nov. 21 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Martha’s Hall of St. Peter Catholic Church in Delano, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m.; and continue Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m., following a rosary service at 9:30 a.m., also at the church. Arrangements are being handled by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

Funeral notice: Gloria B. Snyder, 84, Litchfield

Gloria B. Snyder, age 84, of Litchfield, passed away Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Augustana Lakeside Health Care Center in Dassel. Funeral service will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Dassel with interment in the Dassel Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church Wednesday.

Funeral notice: Gary Mattila, 60, Cokato

Gary Curtis Mattila, age 60 of Cokato, passed away after a two-year battle with cancer Nov. 13. A funeral service will take place Monday, Nov. 17, 2 p.m., at Cokato Laestadian Lutheran Church. For the full obituary, see the Nov. 24 edition of the Enterprise Dispatch.

Funeral notice: Norman R. Hanson, 79, of Howard Lake

HOWARD LAKE, MN – Norman Russell Hanson, age 79, of Howard Lake, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. Norman’s funeral service will be Monday, Nov. 17 at 11 a.m. at the Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home in Howard Lake, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are being handled by Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home in Howard Lake, www.swansonpeterson.com.