Obituaries

Bruce D. Williamson

Bruce D. Williamson WELCOME — A Visitation and Sharing of Memories for Bruce D. Williamson, 59, of Perham, Minn., will be 2-5 p.m., Saturday, May 27, 2017, his 60th birthday, at Tod Williamson’s home located at 1667 100th Ave., Welcome, Minn. Bruce was called to his eternal rest ...

Robert G. Johnson

Robert G. Johnson SHERBURN — A Celebration of Life service for Robert G. Johnson, 90, of Sherburn will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Temperance Lake Ridge Wellness Center in Sherburn. Johnson died Wednesday morning, April 5, 2017, at Temperance Lake Ridge in Sherburn. Kramer Family Funeral ...

Rev. William Bidwell

WINNEBAGO — Rev. William Calvert Bidwell, age 90, of Winnebago, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center in Blue Earth, Minn. A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 27, at Berean Baptist Church in Winnebago, Minn., with Pastor Rodney Yates, officiating. ...

Manley ‘Bill’ Wede

SHERBURN — A Celebration of Life service for Manley “Bill” Wede, 85, of Sherburn, will be 11 a.m. Friday at the Sherburn Assembly of God Regional Worship Center in Sherburn. Burial, with military honors by the Thomas P. Saxton American Legion Post #356 and the Sherburn Veterans of Foreign ...

Michael L. Petschke

MINNEAPOLIS — Michael L. Petschke, age 67, of Minneapolis, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017, at the Providence Place Care Center in Minneapolis. A memorial visitation will be held 4-7 p.m. Thursday, June 1, 2017, at the Grandstrand Funeral Home in North Branch. Graveside services will be ...

Robert G. Johnson

SHERBURN — A Celebration of Life service for Robert G. Johnson, 90, of Sherburn, will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Temperance Lake Ridge Wellness Center in Sherburn. Johnson died Wednesday morning, April 5, 2017, at Temperance Lake Ridge in Sherburn. Kramer Family Funeral Home of Sherburn is ...

Bruce D. Williamson

WELCOME — A memorial visitation for Bruce D. Williamson, 59, of Perham, Minn., will be held 2-5 p.m. Saturday at the home of Tod Williamson, 1667 100th Ave., rural Welcome. Williamson died early Sunday morning, May 21, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. Kramer Family Funeral ...

Janice Lynn Johnson

Janice Lynn Johnson BLUE EARTH — Janice Lynn Johnson, age 77, of Blue Earth, died Saturday, May 20, 2017, at United Hospital District. Memorial services will be held on June 23, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com She was born July 25, 1939, in San Jose, ...

Mark M. Teaser

Mark M. Teaser CHANDLER, Ariz. — Memorial services for Mark M. Teaser, 97, of Chandler, Ariz., formerly of Truman, Minn., will be held 10 a.m. Monday, June 5, 2017, at Zaharia Family Funeral & Cremation Service of Truman. Private family inurnment, with full military honors by ...

Wayne A. Clark

Wayne A. Clark LAKEFIELD — A funeral service for Wayne A. Clark, 87, of Lakefield will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the United Methodist Church in Lakefield. Burial with military rites will be in the Lakefield City Cemetery. Clark died Sunday, May 21, 2017, at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux ...

Bruce Wesley Fluegel

Bruce Wesley Fluegel AUSTIN — Bruce Wesley Fluegel, age 76, of Austin, Minn., died Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at his home. A memorial service was held May 20, 2017, at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Austin, with Todd Portinga, Associate in Ministry, officiating. Interment will be held at a later ...

Arlene M. Nickerson

Arlene M. Nickerson FARIBAULT — Arlene M. Nickerson, age 90, of Faribault, died and was received into the arms of her Savior, Jesus Christ, on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Pleasant Manor Nursing Home in Faribault. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, May 25, 2017, at Bethlehem ...

Manley ‘Bill’ Wede

Manley ‘Bill’ Wede SHERBURN — A Celebration of Life service for Manley “Bill” Wede, 85, of Sherburn, will be 11 a.m. Friday at the Assembly of God Regional Worship Center in Sherburn. Burial, with military honors by the Thomas P. Saxton American Legion Post 356 and the Sherburn ...

Cosby jury being selected

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The panel that will decide Bill Cosby’s fate in his sex assault trial began to take shape Monday with the selection of five jurors, three white men and two white women. The search for 12 jurors and six alternates got off to a brisk star, even though a third of the ...

Theresa C. Smith

FAIRMONT — A Mass of Christian Burial for Theresa C. Smith, 58, of Fairmont, Minn., will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Fairmont, Minn., with Fr. Andrew Beerman as the Celebrant. Burial will be in St. Luke’s Catholic Cemetery, Sherburn, ...

Harold D. Ogburn, Jr.

Harold D. Ogburn, Jr. BLUE EARTH — Harold Dow Ogburn Jr., age 95, of Blue Earth, died Friday, May 19, 2017, at Parker Oaks in Winnebago. A funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 23, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Blue Earth, with Pastor Jeanette Bidne officiating. Burial will ...

Theresa C. Smith

Theresa C. Smith FAIRMONT — Mass of Christian Burial for Theresa C. Smith, 58, of Fairmont, will be 10:30 am Wednesday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Fairmont. Burial will be in St. Luke’s Catholic Cemetery, Sherburn, Minn. Smith died Thursday morning, May 18, 2017, at Lutz Wing ...

Carolyn M. Fausch

Carolyn M. Fausch HUTCHINSON — Memorial services for Carolyn M. Fausch, 87, of Hutchinson, will be 4 p.m. Wednesday at Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson. Fausch died Friday, May 19, 2017, at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted. Visitation will be one hour prior to services ...

Dennis A. Ricard

Dennis A. Ricard APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. — Dennis A. Ricard passed away Friday, May 12, 2017, at Apache Junction, Ariz. A Celebration of Life for Dennis will be held at a later date in Minnesota. Dennis was born April 16, 1957, in Fairmont, Minn., to Dean and Marie (Fredericksen) Ricard. ...

John Edward Stark

John Edward Stark SHERBURN — Graveside services for John Edward Stark, 77, of Sherburn, formerly of Spring Lake Park, will be held at later date in Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis. Stark died Tuesday morning, May 16, 2017, at Mayo Clinic Health System in ...