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Peyton Jean Norman was born on September 26 at Mercy Hospital. She weighed 5 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19 inches long. Proud parents are Shane and Kirsten Norman of St. Francis. Grandparents are Ray and Monique Norman of Milaca and Nick and Sharilyn Halstead of Oak Grove.

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Melvin Larsen Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:22:24 +0000 Melvin   Larsen

Funeral services for Melvin Christian Larsen, age 89, of Milaca on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Milaca with the Rev. Tim Bauer officiating. Interment will follow at Borgholm Cemetery with military honors by Hansen-Hayes American Legion Post 178 and Siemers-Hakes VFW Post 10794.
Visitation on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Peterson Johnson Funeral Home and 1 hour prior to the service at the church. Arr. Peterson-Johnson Funeral Home – Milaca
Melvin Larsen was born Sept. 6, 1925 to Hans Sr. and Grace (Starkweather) Larsen at home in Borgholm Township, Mille Lacs County, MN. He attended country school and served in the US Army during World War II. He was united in marriage to Delores Dolly Irene Anfinson on Sept. 23, 1947 in Milaca. The couple spent two years in Winnebago, MN before returning to Milaca to start farming along with construction work. Melvin was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church.
His hobbies included gardening, feeding and watching birds, jigsaw puzzles and watching John Wayne movies.
Melvin died on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 at the Milaca Elim Home.
Melvin is survived by children, Kenny (Karen), Dave (Lois), Rick (Sherry), Mike (Jean) all of Milaca, Lonny (Diane) of Princeton, Tim, Harlan (Lisa) all of Milaca, Debbie (Mark) of Beach, N.D., Melody of Milaca; 27 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; sister, Elaine (Don) Sanderson of Milaca; brothers, Gene (Annabelle) of Ocean Springs, Miss., Jim of Monument, Colo., Ralph (Cheryl) of Milaca; also by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Dolly; infant son, Randy; daughter, Donna; brothers, Levi, Laurence, Hans Jr., Vernon, John, Donald Dean, Marvin, Paul, Ray and Gary; sisters, Sophie Johnson, Wilma Anderson, Pearl Broberg and Karen Radke.

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Harriet Bune Fri, 10 Oct 2014 20:30:22 +0000 Harriet   Bune

Harriet Karyn Bune was born March 12, 1915 in Milaca, MN to Abel and Selma (Lindquist) Engman.
She died Sept. 30, 2014 in Roseville, MN at the age of 99 years, 6 months and 18 days.
A funeral service was held on Oct. 6, 2014 at 1 p.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church in Anoka, MN.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon Bune; parents; son-in-law; and all of her siblings.
Harriet was the last of the Engman family from the Longsiding area. Many wonderful years growing up in Longsiding and on a farm near there. She was one of 11 (eleven) children: Myrtle Carlson, Olive Anderson and twin sister Eva Engman, Clarence Engman, Della Hjelm, Viola Brock, Woodrow Engman, Robert Engman, Charlotte Dick and Lois Johnson.
She is survived by her son Bill (Beth) Bune; daughter Kristine Bancroft; grandchildren, Steve (Leslie) Bune, Julie (Jason) Kawecki, Erika (Brent) Lee, Jeffrey (Alyssa) Bancroft and Andrea Bancroft; great-grandchildren, Mathilda Kawecki, Henry Kawecki, Alice Kawecki, Wm. Blake Bune, Charlie Bune, Caden Frederick, Mason Frederick, McKenzie Sanders and Lily Sanders.
Interment was at Forest Hill Cemetery in Anoka, MN.

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Tony Clinton (Anthony Clinton) Quellhorst Fri, 10 Oct 2014 18:30:49 +0000 Tony Clinton  (Anthony Clinton)   Quellhorst

Tony Clinton (Anthony Clinton Quellhorst) was born on May 8, 1991. He went to Paint the sky with Jesus on September 30, 2014, as a result of an automobile accident on September 28, 2014.
Tony was an adventurous, free spirit. He was so full of life, and had a deep relationship with Jesus.
He loved expressing himself thru art and music.
He liked to inspire and make others smile.
He lit up the room where ever he went.
He had a beautiful, compassionate soul and enjoyed helping others thru a smile, a positive quote, a Rap, feeding the homeless or thru his artistic expression.
Tony enjoyed dancing, wrestling, fishing, football (especially the Dallas Cowboys), MMA, paintball, music and spending time in Colorado. He loved ALL people and children of all ages. “He is Awesome!”
Tony was proud to be an organ donor and gave the gift of life to 4 families in need and the gift of his body for the advancement of medical education and research at the U of M medical school.
Tony was a Blessing and a Gift. He touched the lives of many. A unique soul.
He was met in Heaven by his Great Grandparents, James and June Pearson (Foreston, MN) and is survived by his mother, Erika Palmquist, stepfather, Jaimon Smith, sisters, Ashley and Autumn, nephew, Braxton. His grandma Janelle Pearson, uncle Josh Pearson, aunt Angela Pearson, cousins, Jake and Tucker, (all of Cambridge, MN) as well as many, many family and “Best Friends”.
A Celebration of Tonys life will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, October
16, 2014. Spirit River Community Church 1320 County Road 5 N.E.
Isanti, MN 55040
(formerly Spectacular Events Banquet Center)
“Everyone”, of all ages, is welcome!
In lieu of flowers or gifts, we ask that you honor Tonys Spirit by becoming an organ donor, donate blood, volunteer, eat a meatless meal, plant a tree, adopt a highway, adopt a pet, help the homeless…the list is endless. And if you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours.

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Sherman Shellito Thu, 09 Oct 2014 16:30:34 +0000 Sherman    Shellito

Sherman W. Shellito, age 81, of Oak Park, MN, died Tuesday, October 7th at the Foley Nursing Home.
Sherman was born on May 25, 1933 in Ellsworth, Wisconsin, the son of Porter and Nellie (Bush) Shellito. He was united in marriage to Joyce L. Jamison on July 29, 1956 at the Peoples Church in Columbia Heights, MN. They made their home in Wisconsin, then at Pease, MN before moving to Oak Park.
He is survived by five sons, Sherman (Butch) Jr. of Underwood, IA, Roger of Oak Park, Kevin of Kiester, Randy of Foreston and Philip of Webster, SD; five daughters, Lorraine Benedict of Milaca, Edith (Kevin) Sederberg of Mora, Maxine Shellito-Laine of Little Falls, Sandy Dacay of Garrison and Patricia Hilderbrand of Richfield; numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Joyce, and a son, Jeffery.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 11 at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Princeton, with visitation being held from 10-11 a.m. Interment will be in Oak Knoll Cemetery, Princeton.

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Doris Peterman Mon, 06 Oct 2014 15:30:56 +0000 Doris   Peterman

Funeral services for Doris F. Peterman, age 85, of Milaca, will be held Monday, October 6th at Saint Pauls Lutheran Church in Ogilvie with Rev. Mark Freiberg officiating. Interment will be Graceland Cemetery near Ogilvie. Arr. Peterson-Johnson Funeral Home of Milaca,
Doris Faye Peterman was born July 30, 1929 in Ellsworth, Kansas to Rudolph and Hulda (Haase) Nienke. She was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Ellworth, Kansas. She was united in marriage to Leonard John Peterman in Ellsworth on February 26, 1950; to this union six children were born. They traveled the country following pipeline jobs until settling in the Milaca area in 1960, where they farmed, raising Angus cattle.
Doris enjoyed many hobbies including painting, quilting, gardening, sewing and music. She was very artistic, and always found beauty in things. She enjoyed card games with Leonard and the neighbors. She had a joking and cheerful personality.
Doris died Thursday, October 2, 2014 at the Milaca Elim Home.
She is survived by her children, Melinda (Cliff) Senlycki of Princeton, Peggy Peterman of Saint Cloud, Wesley (Janie) Peterman of Ogilvie, Sally Peterman of Baldwin, WI, Daniel (Kim) Peterman of Peosta, IA and Joel (Melissa) Peterman of Milaca; ten grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; siblings, Betty Pflughoeft of Colorado, Edith Kohls of Salina, KS, Hulda Jean Bricker of Ellsworth, KS, Velma Perez of Gypsum, KS and Lois Holtz of Salina, KS; sisters-in-law, Jean Nienke of Kansas and Mona Peterman of Ellsworth, KS; also by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard; brother, Leonard; sister, Berneita; grandson, Waylon Senlycki and a stillborn granddaughter.

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Lilja Thu, 02 Oct 2014 22:30:32 +0000 A daughter, Ava Grace, 9 pounds 12 ounces, was born Sept. 22, 2014 at St. Johns Hospital in Maplewood to Jeff and Megan Lilja of Andover, MN. Grandparents are Tom and Julie Rhoda of Foreston and Paul and Christine Lilja of Coudersport, PA. Ava is welcomed home by 2 year old big brother Charlie.

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Alice Louise Marxhausen Thu, 02 Oct 2014 19:30:59 +0000 Alice Marxhausen, age 90, of Milaca, passed away on Tuesday, September 30th. Arr. Peterson-Johnson Funeral Home of Milaca

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David (Pinky) F. Bergstrom Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:36:56 +0000 A great fisherman has pulled up anchor and headed home. David Bergstrom, age 70 of Maple Grove, passed peacefully at home on September 15.
He is survived by his soulmate, Kaye, his wife of 50 eventful years; his beloved children, Jody (Shawn) Forster, Jillaine (Terry) Pierce and Jeff (Linda) Bergstrom. Papa to Abby, Kaycee, Jordan, Celina, Jamus and Evan. Son of Clara Bergstrom and brother to Carl (Diane) and Julian (Janice) Bergstrom.
He is greeted in heaven by his father, Warner Bergstrom.
Celebration of Life at St. Timothys Lutheran Church in Columbia Heights on Sept. 27 at 11 a.m. with visitation prior.

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Theresa Florence (Vegter) Los Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:10:13 +0000 Theresa Florence   (Vegter) Los

Theresa Los was born on January 22, 1931, in Chicago, Illinois to John and Fannie (Statema) Vegter. She died peacefully in her home on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, after a long battle with ovarian cancer.
Theresa was an example of Christian love and faithfulness and was ready to meet her Savior. Theresa grew up with her brothers and sister in Illinois, California and Wisconsin. She worked at Borgs Clock Works in Delevan, Wisconsin and was the fastest on the assembly line. Theresa met Wesley Los at Delevan Christian Reformed Church and they started dating. They were married on August 24, 1951. Theresa and Wesley farmed in Elkhorn, Delevan, McFarland and Darien, Wisconsin before moving to Minnesota to farm just north of Princeton in 1972. Theresa worked many years at Holiday Grocery Store in Princeton where she managed the bakery and deli. Theresa and Wesley were blessed with seven children, 20 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
Theresa will be greatly missed by husband, Wesley; her children, Bradley, Harvey (Barb), Darlene Mouw (Dean), Russell, Louis (Jen Boyer), Marilyn Lemke (Keith) and Tami Rohweder (Alan Olson); her grandchildren; her great-grandchildren and many other close friends and family. She is also survived by her brothers, John Vegter (Joyce), Frank Vegter (Donna), Ron Vegter (Darlene) and her sister Florence Gerharz (John).
Theresa was preceded in death by her parents, John and Fannie Vegter; her brothers, Bill, Pete, Hank, Harry and her sister, Theresa.
Celebration of her life will be Friday, September 19, 2014, at Bethel Christian Reformed Church in Princeton.

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