Archive for Funeral Notices

FUNERAL NOTICE: Clarence Kosek, 92, Silver Lake

Clarence Kosek, 92, formerly Silver Lake, passed away Jan. 20, 2022 at Grand Meadows assisted living in Glencoe.

Funeral service for Clarence Kosek will be held on Monday, January 24, 2022 at 2:00 PM at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie.  Pastor Eric Nelson will officiate.  Interment at St. Paul’s Cemetery in Lester Prairie.

Visitation will be held Sunday, January 23, 2022 at Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake from 2-5 PM.  A prayer service will be held at 5 PM.  Further visitation will be held at the church on Monday one hour prior to services.

Maresh Funeral Home, Silver Lake MN assisted the family with funeral arrangements.  On-line condolences can be made at

FUNERAL NOTICE: Mary Madsen, 90, Delano

Mary Jennette Madsen, age 90, of Spring Park, formerly of Delano and Minneapolis, lived a joyful life, loving Jesus and people. Jennette died peacefully Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021.
Please join us Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022 at 1 p.m. for singing, followed by a 2 p.m. memorial service at Watertown Ev. Free Church, 509 Jefferson Ave SW in Watertown, MN. No luncheon will be served due to COVID; masks and social distancing by personal choice.
For those unable to attend, it will be livestreamed: (YouTube button on church website). In lieu of flowers, gifts preferred to or the family.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Walter Sorenson, 90, Litchfield

Walter (Wally) Allen Sorenson, age 90, passed away peacefully in his sleep Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. He went home to be with his wife, who entered heaven two weeks earlier.
Visitation will be at Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home in Cokato, Friday, Jan. 28 from 4 to 8 p.m.
A funeral service will take place Saturday, Jan. 29 at 2 p.m. at Highland Community Church in Cokato. The service will also be streamed on YouTube through Highland Community Church’s channel.
Interment will be at Cokato Cemetery Monday, Jan. 31 at 2 p.m., when both Wally and Delores will be laid to rest.
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FUNERAL NOTICE: Donald Zellmann, 86, Norwood Young America

Donald W. Zellmann Sr., age 86, of Norwood Young America, passed away Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, at his residence.
A funeral service will take place Thursday, Jan. 20 at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 101 SE 2nd Ave. in Norwood Young America, with Rev. Josh Bernau as officiant.
Visitation will take place Thursday, Jan. 20 from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the funeral.
Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Serving as casket bearers: Nathan Zellmann, Matthew Zellmann, Aaron Zellmann, Zachary Zellmann, Alex Zellmann, Jera Zellmann, Jack Zellmann, alnd Zaidin Zellmann.
Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia;

FUNERAL NOTICE: Arland Sperr, 87, Montrose

Arland Wayne Sperr passed away Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022 at the age of 87 years.
A funeral service will take place Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Montrose, MN. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service.
Memorials are preferred to any veterans, hospice, or religious organization.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Connie Baumann, 50, Howard Lake

Connie (Schmieg) Baumann went home to be with Jesus Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at the age of 50, after a 14-year battle with cancer.
A visitation will take place Friday, Jan. 21 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Swanson-Peterson Funeral Home in Howard Lake.
A funeral service will take place Saturday, Jan. 22 at 2 p.m. at St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake.