Archive for Funeral Notices

Funeral notice: Bernice M. Maas, 87, of St. Paul, formerly of Howard Lake

HOWARD LAKE, MN – Bernice May Maas, age 87, of St. Paul, formerly of Howard Lake, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, of complications from COPD. Bernice’s late husband, the Rev. Edwin Maas, was a former pastor at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Howard Lake, serving from 1976 to 1984. A memorial service will take place Saturday, March 7 at 11 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 104 Snelling Ave. S., St. Paul. There will be visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. Memorials are preferred to Plymouth Christian Youth Center, Minneapolis; or to the local hospice service of your choice.

Funeral notice: Frank E. Schmidt, 91, of Montrose

MONTROSE, MN – Frank Edward Schmidt, age 91, of Montrose, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, surrounded by family. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, Feb. 27 at 10 a.m. at the Church of St. Mary in Waverly. There will be a gathering of family and friends Thursday, Feb. 26 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the church, with a 7 p.m. prayer service in the Parish Center. Gathering will continue Friday from 9 to 9:45 a.m. at the church, prior to the Mass. Arrangements are with Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

Funeral notice: Alvina Fiecke, 85, Winsted

WINSTED, MN – Alvina R. Fiecke, 85, of Winsted, passed away Friday, Feb. 20, at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Tuesday, Feb. 24 at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted with interment at Holy Trinity Cemetery in Winsted. Visitation will take place at the Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted Monday, Feb. 23, from 4 to 8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Further visitation will take place at the funeral home Tuesday, Feb. 24, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Arrangements are with the Chilson Funeral Home of Winsted.

Funeral notice: Gerald ‘Jerry’ Gast, 64, of Howard Lake

HOWARD LAKE, MN – Gerald “Jerry” Gast, 64, of Howard Lake, passed away Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia. A memorial service will take place Saturday, Feb. 21 at 2 p.m. at the Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted with Father Tony Stubeda officiating. Interment will take place at a later date. The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to www.chilsonfuneralhome.com.

Funeral notice: Mary L. Brehm, 68, of Onamia, formerly of Mayer

MAYER, MN – Mary Louise Brehm, age 68, of Onamia, formerly of Mayer, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015. A memorial gathering will take place Saturday, March 7 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Iten’s Watertown Funeral Chapel, which is handling the arrangements.

Funeral notice: LoisAnn Schmitz, 78, of Lester Prairie

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – LoisAnn Schmitz, 78, of Lester Prairie, passed away Saturday, Feb. 14, at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted. Mass of Christian Burial will take place Friday, Feb. 20, at 10:30 a.m., at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. Visitation will take place Thursday, Feb. 19, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted. Further visitation will take place Friday at the funeral home from 9 to10 a.m. Interment will follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery. Arrangements are with Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted.