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Sandra Kay Hintz, of Grasston, passed away on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, at the University of Minnesota Hospital in Minneapolis.  She was 70 years old.

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Joyce Jean Jackson was born on Feb. 21, 1952. The Lord called her home on Oct. 8, 2021, at the age of 69, after a courageous battle with cancer. Joyce’s biggest accomplishment was becoming an entrepreneur. She owned and operated Destine In-Home Care Services. She was so proud of her business…

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John “Rowdy” Norring Sr. passed away Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids at the age of 67. He was surrounded by his loving and faithful wife, as well as his five sons who adored him. 

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Karen Petschke of Pine City passed away Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis at the age of 64.

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Herbert E Meyer, age 83, passed away Aug. 28, 2021, from complications of heart and kidney failure. 

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Sandra Hintz, of Grasston, passed away on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, at the University of Minnesota Hospital in Minneapolis. She was 70 years old.

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Estelle B. Anderson, of Grasston, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, at home. She was 92 years old.

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Herbert E Meyer, age 83, passed away Aug. 28, 2021, from complications of heart and kidney failure. 

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Margaret Anderson passed away Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021, at the Burnett Medical Center in Grantsburg, Wisconsin.

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Drew Hamilton Larson; a loving partner, beloved father, and inspiring mentor to many. 

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Diane Margaret Vander Venter passed away peacefully Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, at Our Lady of Peace Hospice in St. Paul at the age of 63.

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Heather Sue O’Brien, age 45, of Sandstone, died Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, at St. Mary’s Essentia in Duluth.

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Scott “Scotty” Francis Clifford Jr., age 39, passed away unexpectedly, as a result of a motorcycle accident on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021. 

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After a long battle with cancer and other serious ailments, Michael Duane Wolter of Hinckley, passed away at the Mora Hospital on Sept. 21, 2021. Born on June 1, 1940, he was 81 years old.

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Maynard Pangerl passed away Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, at Welia Health in Mora at the age of 89.

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Diane Margaret Vander Venter passed away peacefully Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, at Our Lady of Peace Hospice in St. Paul at the age of 63.

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Marie “Mitzi,” “Honey” Vincentia (Laqua) Opsahl of Cloverdale, passed away at her home in Hinckley on Sept. 15, 2021, surrounded by family.  She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Gertrude and Frank Laqua, Mary and Frank Thury; parents, Francis and Marie Laqua (Thury); husband, Stanl…

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Helen May Johnston closed her earthly eyes in death and opened them in Glory in the early morning hours of Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, at the age of 91. She was surrounded by her son, daughter, and daughter-in-law at her home in Rush City. She battled ovarian cancer like “a tough old Swede” for …

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Eugene Vettling passed away Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Pine City at the age of 89.

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Myrna A. Bender, age 82, went to be with our Lord and Savior and entered eternal life on Sept. 3, 2021.

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Kenneth John Maki, age 76, of Pine City, died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, at Essentia – St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth. He was born June 16, 1945, in Duluth, the son of Waino and Anna (Jarvinen) Maki.

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Dennis (Denny) Brian Klapmeier passed away on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, after a battle with bladder cancer. He was 77 years old. He managed his illness with strength and grace to the very end and died peacefully in his sleep.

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Marie Peterson of Pine City passed away Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, at her home at Northern Pines in Pine City. 

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Richard (Dick) Mizer, of Mora, died at his home with his family by his side on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021. He was 90 years old.

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Janice M. Hischer passed away on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, at Northern Pines in Pine City at the age of 82.

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Marie Peterson of Pine City passed away Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, at her home at Northern Pines in Pine City at the age 94.

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Elizabeth “Ann” Bestick, age 79, of Stanchfield passed away in her sleep, on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, at her home on Rush Lake. 

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George Cabak passed away Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, at the Sandstone Health Care Center at the age of 75. 

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Retta Marie “Bunny” Nelson of Grasston, was born Easter Sunday, April 13, 1941, in Rush City. She passed away Aug. 7, 2021, at the age of 80 at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center in Neenah, Wisconsin. She was the oldest of four daughters of William and Loretta Stanton of Pine City.

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Max Blaufuss, 77, passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 1, 2021, at his home in Pine City.

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Frances Cecelia (Lessor) Trinkle, age 95, of Chaska, formerly of Pine City, died peacefully on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, at her residence.

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Robert James Leibel, age 90, of Pine City, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, at Welia Health in Mora, surrounded by his loving family. 

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Maynard Pangerl passed away Monday, August 23, 2021, at Welia Health in Mora at the age of 89.

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James Kvam passed away Tuesday, August 24, 2021, at the Estates of Rush City at the age of 88.

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Sharon Emilie (Hall) Stephani, 84, of Pine City died peacefully on Monday August 23, 2021, with her loving husband of 62 years by her side.

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Jim Vosika, formerly of Pine City passed away surrounded by his family Sunday, August 8, 2021, at the Levande Walker Methodist in Cambridge at the age of 77.

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Ellen Rothenbacher passed away Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021, at Signe & Olivia Assisted Living in Pine City at the age of 85.

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Helen Reiser passed away Monday, Aug. 16, 2021, at Sandstone Health Care Center at the age 95.

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Russell H. Gibson of Pine City passed away peacefully on Monday, August 16, 2021, with his daughter Sheila and grandchildren Ashley, Trinity, and Ashton at his side. He was 82. Russell was born April 7, 1939, in Slate, Virginia, the son of Stewart and Myrtle (Horne) Gibson. He enjoyed spendi…

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Retta Marie Nelson, of Grasston, passed away on Saturday, August 7, 2021, at the ThedaCare Regional Medical Center in Neenah, Wisconsin.  She was 80 years old.

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Arlene Jensen of Grasston passed away Monday, Aug. 9, 2021, at her home at the age of 68.

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Margaret Bible passed away Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021, at Northern Pines Assisted Living in Pine City at the age of 82.

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David Henry Pixley, a lifetime resident of Pine City (Grasston), passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, after a 2½ year battle with cancer. He was 62 years old.

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Richard Lindig, longtime resident of Pine City, was called home to his Lord and Savior on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021, at the age of 92.

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Ruth Streiff of Hinckley passed away Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021, at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth.

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Shirley Dillard left this world on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at Crestview Senior Care in Columbia Heights at the age of 79.

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Scott Thomas Olson, 72, of Pine City passed away Friday, August 6, 2021, due to complications from lung cancer.

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Margaret Hudlow Reiser, longtime resident of Beroun, passed away Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, at Lakeside Health & Rehab Center in Pine City, at the age of 102 years, 10 months and 26 days.

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Dianne Marie Beaufeaux, 76, passed away on July 30, 2021, at her home after a six-year battle with ovarian cancer.

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