The Mille Lacs County Times » Announcements The Mille Lacs County Times cover community news, sports, current events and provides advertising and information for Milaca, Minnesota and it's surrounding areas. Fri, 28 Nov 2014 04:33:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Look Whos 18!!! Mon, 24 Nov 2014 23:29:19 +0000 Look   Whos  18!!!

Happy “18th” Birthday
Dec. 6th

Love – Mom, Dad
Kalysta and Angel

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Shirley C. Henrichs Mon, 24 Nov 2014 23:29:05 +0000 Shirley   C.  Henrichs

Funeral services for Shirley Henrichs of Milaca, formerly of Donnelly will be held Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at Kongsvinger Lutheran Church, Donnelly. Reverend Rochelle Anderson will be officiating. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris and for one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday. Burial will be at the church cemetery.
Shirley Clara Overturf, daughter of Homer and Elizabeth (Brewster) Overturf, was born April 28, 1923 in Montgomery, Minnesota. She grew up and attended high school in Herman, MN, graduating in 1940. On September 18, 1941, she was united in marriage to Lawrence Henrichs. Following their marriage, the couple farmed near Donnelly until 1960 when they moved into town. Shirley worked at the Villa of St. Francis Nursing Home in Morris from 1968 to 1988. During the last few years of Lawrences life, Shirley cared for him at their home and when he entered the Villa. Lawrence passed away on October 4, 1998. She then moved to the Elim Care and Rehab Center in 2010 and lived there until her passing.
Shirley was a member of Kongsvinger Lutheran Church, KLCW, and sang in the church choir for many years. She enjoyed quilting, embroidery, tending her flowers, crafts of all kinds and morning coffee with friends at the cafe;. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family.
Shirley died on Friday, November 21, 2014 at the Elim Care and Rehab Center in Milaca, MN, having lived to reach the age of 91 years.
She is survived by her four children, Larry (Charlotte) Henrichs of Deerwood, Dennis (LuAnn) Henrichs of Crosby, Keith (Bev) Henrichs of Milaca and Sandra (Bruce) Loycano of Coon Rapids; two daughter-in-laws, Robin Henrichs of Coon Rapids and Vicki Henrichs of Coon Rapids; eleven grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; two sisters, Beth Thompson of St. Cloud and Helen (Bill) Haffa of Mesa, AZ; and one sister-in-law, Arlene Henrichs of Hoffman.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Henrichs; two sons, Jerry Henrichs and Jeffrey Henrichs; her parents and her sister, Mary Jipson.

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Thank you Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:14:31 +0000 We would like to thank the Milaca Elim Home, CentraCare Heart and Vascular Center, the St. Cloud Hospital staff, Dr. Chawla and staff for their wonderful care.
A special thank you to all of Dons friend and family and the tremendous amount of support during this difficult time.
Love, the family of Don Broberg

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Wanda Murray Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:29:20 +0000 Wanda  Murray

The family of Wanda Murray would like you to join them in celebrating her 100th birthday. Please join us on Saturday, December 6th at St Louis Catholic Church Parish Center in Foreston from 2-4 pm. No gifts please.

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Leonard M. Brausen Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:29:08 +0000 Raised in Pierz and Retired in Garrison

Leonard Brausen, age 88, was surrounded by family when he passed away on Nov. 19, 2014.
U.S. Army Veteran. Retired from Adolphson and Peterson. Member VFW Post 6316, Blaine.
Preceded in death by wife, Patricia; son, Kevin; grandson, Jack; four brothers, Cliff, Ernie, Bobby and Donny; and sister, Helen Bednar.
Survived by daughter, Patty Seiler (Jeff); sons, Tim and Tom; 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; sister, Delores Zyvoloski; sisters-in-law, Shelby Brausen and Annie Brausen; special friend, Muriel; and many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 25 at Church of St. Timothy, 707 89th Ave. NE, Blaine. Visitations one hour prior to Mass at church and Monday, Nov. 24, 4-7 p.m. at Gearhart Funeral Home, 11275 Foley Blvd. NW, Coon Rapids. Interment at Ft. Snelling Natl Cemetery.
Gearhart Funeral Home, 763-755-6300

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Esther Sandeen Mon, 17 Nov 2014 23:08:24 +0000 Esther  Sandeen

Please help us celebrate Esthers 90th Birthday!

Please stop by the Milaca United Methodist Church Cookie Walk Dec 6th and wish her a Happy Birthday! She will be cashiering!

If you can not make it, then she would enjoy getting a birthday card in the mail.
Please send cards to:
Esther Sandeen, 17805 65 Ave, Milaca, MN 56353

Happy Birthday to the best Mom and Grandma ever!

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Donald Broberg Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:15:23 +0000 Donald   Broberg

Funeral services for Donald E. Broberg, age 86, of Milaca, will be held Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Milaca with Rev. Stephen Blenkush officiating. Intement will follow in the Forest Hill Cemetery. Arr. Peterson-Johnson Funeral Home in Milaca
Donald Ellsworth Broberg was born January 8, 1928 to John and Agnes (Hippi) Broberg in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He was four years old when his parents purchased the family farm in Hayland Township. He attended Hayland Country School and graduated from Milaca High School in 1945. After high school, he worked with his uncle in Saint Paul, but soon returned to Hayland as farming was his life. He was united in marriage to Audrey Weaver on September 1, 1951 at Zion Lutheran Church in Milaca. He has resided on the farm for 81 years. He served as a fire warden for 40 years, on the Hayland Township Board, on the Land O Lakes Board, and was a member of Zion Lutheran Church. Donald loved deer hunting, but especially loved the bond it brought to extended family. Donald passed away Sunday, November 16, 2014 at the Milaca Elim Home.
He is survived by his wife, Audrey of Milaca; children, Diane (Duane) Dahlstrom, Douglas (Jan) Broberg, Denise (Shawn) Walker, Donna (Dave) Dircks, David (Laura) Broberg and Daniel Broberg; grandchildren, Douglas Broberg, Jr., Katie (Tony) Zens, Eric (Tessa) Dahlstrom, Emily (Paul) Deede, Jessica (Ben) Hollenkamp, Jon Dircks, Elyse Dahlstrom, Hannah (Tyson) Brown, Ross Broberg, Anne Broberg, Abby Walker, Tori Broberg, Austin Broberg, Sydnee Broberg and Sawyer Broberg; 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Delores Narey; brother, Jim (Carol) Broberg; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Adeline Olson; and brothers-in-law, Lew Olson and Bill Narey.

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Frieda Kristofferson Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:15:19 +0000 Frieda   Kristofferson

Funeral services for Frieda M. Kristofferson, age 101, of Milaca, will be held Wednesday, November 19, 2014 from 5-7 p.m. with a service at 7 p.m. at the Peterson-Johnson Funeral Home in Milaca,
Frieda was born on March 2, 1913 to Alfred and Rosa (Walther) Steiner in Monroe, Wisconsin. She went into the Milaca Elim Home on December 29, 2005. She passed away Monday, November 17, 2014.
She is survived by her children, Ronnie Maurer of Sand Springs, OK, Elaine Miller of East Bethel, Rose (Gene) Bloomquist of Summerfield, FL and Jerome (Diane) Wilson of Milaca; 13 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great grandchildren; sister, Hattie Reed of Warren, IL, other relatives and friends.
Frieda was preceded in death by her husbands, Floyd Maurer, Harry Wilson and Gordon Kristofferson; son, Garnett; and granddaughter, Cheryl Maurer.

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Delores Olson Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:13:28 +0000 Delores   Olson

Funeral services for Delores Olson, age 94, of Milaca, will be Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Lighthouse Fellowship in Milaca with Rev. Robben Gitzel officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30-11 a.m. at the church. Interment will follow at Wendell Hill Cemetery near Milaca. Arr. Peterson-Johnson Funeral Home – Milaca,
Delores Olson was born April 10, 1920 in Milaca, Minnesota to Leo and Edith (Abrahamson) Reed. She was united in marriage to Andrew Olson on October 27, 1937. They made their home in Milaca. She worked at the Milaca Elim Home as a nurses aide. She worked in the shoe store with Andy that began in Milaca, then Crosby, and finally in Pine City. She then returned to Milaca. She passed away Thursday, November 13, 2014 at the Milaca Elim Home.
Delores is survived by sons, Darryl (Kathy) Olson of Dresser, Wisconsin, Darwin (Nora) Olson of Plymouth, and Robert (Lee) of Balsam Lake, Wisconsin; 10 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren; five brothers, two sisters; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by parents; husband, Andrew; two sisters and two brothers.

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Brenda Lindgren Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:13:20 +0000 Brenda   Lindgren

Funeral service for Brenda Lindgren, age 65, of Milaca, formerly of Chaska, will be held on Tuesday, November 18th at Milaca Alliance Church with Pastor Peter Dorn officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery in Milaca. Arr. Peterson-Johnson Funeral Home – Milaca,
Brenda Faye Lindgren was born January 15, 1949 to Orman and Beverly (Austin) Schmelzer in Brainerd, MN. Brenda grew up in Hibbing and graduated from Hibbing High School in 1967. She later earned a nursing degree at Hibbing Junior College and a missionary degree at Canadian Bible College in Regina. Brenda served as a missionary in Vietnam and worked as a nurse at many different locations. She passed away on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at Milaca Elim Home.
She is survived by her husband, Ted; son, Samuel (Justina) Lindgren of Sauk Rapids; siblings, Sandra (Patrick) Welsh, Lonny (Sandy) Schmelzer, Arvid (Shelley) Schmelzer and Todd (Kelly) Schmelzer; also by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Orman Schmelzer, Jr. and nephew, Jeremy Schmelzer.

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