Archive for Funeral Notices

Funeral notice: Kenneth Converse, 57

Kenneth “Kenny” Jay Converse, 57, of New Germany, MN, left us Wednesday, Nov. 9, peacefully surrounded by loved ones.
Please join us for a celebration of life that will take place Friday, Nov. 25 at 2 p.m. at the Delano American Legion. At Kenny’s request, Taylor asks that everyone wear Vikings attire. Go Vikes.
Memorials preferred in lieu of flowers.

Funeral notice: Steven Wikan Jr., 52

Steven Wade Wikan Jr. died unexpectedly from a suspected heart attack Oct. 29, 2022, at his home in Maple Lake, MN.
A service for Steven Wikan Jr. took place Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022, beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the Peterson Chapel in Buffalo, MN. Online condolences can be directed to

Funeral notice: Bernard Wessling, 86

Bernard “Bernie” Herman Wessling, 86, of Winsted, MN, was called home to eternal life Nov. 15, 2022.
A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted. Visitation will take place at the church one hour prior to the service. Inurnment will follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery.

Funeral notice: Sheri Hoyhtya, 58

Sheri Marie Hoyhtya, 58, of Cokato, MN, passed away Nov. 14, 2022, unexpectedly.
A visitation will take place Monday, Nov. 21 from 4 to 6 p.m., concluding with a prayer service at Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home in Cokato.

Funeral notice: June Peterson, 62

June Marjorie Peterson, 62, of Byron Center, MI, went to be with her Lord Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022.
Michigan services will take place Friday, Nov. 18, at Ascension Lutheran Church, 4252 Breton Road SE, Kentwood, MI. Visitation will take place at 12 p.m., with the service at 1 p.m. with Reverend Mike Wernick.
Minnesota services will take place Tuesday, Nov. 29, at St. Peters Lutheran Church, 3030 Navajo Avenue, Watertown. Visitation will take place at 10:00 a.m., with service at 11 a.m. with Reverend William H. Kirmsse.

Funeral notice: Judy Paumen, 63

Judy A. Paumen, 63, of Maple Lake, MN, died Friday Nov. 11, 2022, at the St. Cloud Hospital.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, at St. Timothy’s Catholic Church, Maple Lake, with Fr. Kevin Magner as celebrant.
Visitation will take place from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16 at Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel in Maple Lake, with a prayer service at 4 p.m. Visitation will continue from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the funeral home Thursday. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the American Cancer Society.