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Joseph Michels, age 78, of Alexandria, formerly of the Big Stone Lake area and Willmar, died Wednesday, July 27, 2011. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 30, 2011 at St. Mary's Church at 4th & Hawthorne in Alexandria. Visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church. Interment, at a later date in Calvary Cemetery in Morris, will be private.
Funeral services for Timothy Murphy of Cyrus, will be held Friday, July 29, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Assumption Catholic Church in Morris. Father Ronald Schmelzer will be officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Pedersen Funeral Home and for one hour prior to services at the church on Friday. Burial will be a private family service in Calvary Cemetery in Morris. Military rites will be provided by the Minnesota Army National Guard Honor Guard. Timothy Edward Murphy Jr. "Tim" was born at home in Morris on March 29, 1925 to Anna and Timothy Sr. He attended St.
Ben Sauter, age 90 passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, July 21, 2011 surrounded by his family. He was born on Jan. 29, 1921 in Foxholm, N.D. When he was two, his family moved to Morris where he was raised on a farm west of town. He attended country school and lived the farm with his parents, two brothers and nine sisters. He married Irene Lesmeister of Morris on Jan. 16, 1945. They made their home in Alberta, Minn. He worked at Greens Milling Company and Chandler-Wilbert Vault Company during the winter months while on the farm.
Funeral services for Stanley Vipond, of Norcross, Minn. will be held on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Gall's Catholic Church in Tintah, Minnesota. Celebrant for the funeral will be Father Ronald Schmelzer. Visitation will be on Tuesday at St. Charles Catholic Church in Herman from 5 to 8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Burial will be at Lakeside Cemetery, near Herman. Military rites will be provided by the Herman American Legion. Stanley Eugene Vipond, son of Lester and Anna (Miller) Vipond, was born at his parent's home on October 2, 1927 in Roseville Township.
Funeral services for Kenneth Evink of Hancock, MN will be held Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at the Hancock Christian Reformed Church in Hancock. Rev. Harrison Newhouse will be officiating. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m., with a prayer service at 7:00 at the Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris and for one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery in Hancock. Military rites will be provided by the Minnesota Army National Guard.
Graveside funeral services for Kaydence Alexandria Hengtgen, infant daughter of Blake and Anna (Ward) Hengtgen of Ida Grove, Iowa, formerly of Morris, were held Tuesday, July 12, 2011, at the Ida Grove Cemetery, under the direction of Christensen-Huffman Funeral Homes. Kaydence was born June 1, 2011, in Ida Grove, Iowa.
Funeral services for Helen Caroline Ahrlin of Morris, formerly of Galesburg, N.D. will be held Monday, July 25, 2011 at 2 p.m. at Elm River Lutheran Church in Galesburg. Reverend Julie Johnson and Reverend Kenneth Rust will be officiating. Visitation will be held Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m., with a prayer service at 5 p.m. at the Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris and for one hour prior to services at the church on Monday. Burial will be in Elm River Cemetery, Galesburg. Helen Caroline Rust, daughter of Edward and Petra (Lande) Rust was born on Nov 18, 1915, at the family farm near Galesburg, N.D.
Funeral services for Shirley Danielson of Starbuck will be held Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at 11 a.m. at Fron Lutheran Church in Starbuck. Reverend Sarah Taylor will be officiating. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Starbuck Funeral Home, and for one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday. Burial will be at the Fron Lutheran Cemetery near Starbuck. Shirley died on Saturday, July 16, 2011 at the Talahi Care Center in St. Cloud. She had lived to reach the age of 71 years.
Funeral services for Carl Anderson of Morris will be held Thursday, July 14, 2011 at 10 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church in Morris. Reverend Dell Sanderson will be officiating. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris and for one hour prior to services at the church on Thursday. Private family burial will be in Artichoke Lutheran Cemetery, rural Chokio. Carl Adolph Anderson, son of Adolph and Edith (Nelson) Anderson, was born Dec. 5, 1925 in Chicago, Ill. He was baptized on Jan.
Memorial services for Marjorie Mecklenburg of Morris will be held Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Morris. Pastor Elmer Cox will be officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday. A private family burial will be in Summit Cemetery in Morris. Marjorie Ellen Koehntop, daughter of Walter and Louise (Abel) Koehntop, was born Feb. 9, 1943 in Morris. Marjorie grew up in Swan Lake Township and began her schooling at District #10. She graduated in 1961 from Cyrus High School. She continued her education at St.