Ardyce L. Olson 1951–2019 Nerstrand—Ardyce LaVerne Olson, 68, of Nerstrand, passed into Heaven as a result of metastatic breast cancer on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, at her home under the care of Northfield Hospice, with her family surrounding her. She was born on June 18, 1951, in Crookston,…

Duane H. Wille 1936–2019 Peoria—Duane H. Wille, age 83, passed away Oct. 13, 2019 at his home in Peoria, Arizona. Duane graduated from Kenyon High School in 1953. Following graduation, he served in the army until 1960. Then he made his lifelong career in the banking sector. Duane is survived…

Kathleen 'Kathy' Haug 1948–2019 Plainview—The funeral service for Kathleen "Kathy" Haug will be at 11 :00 a.m. on Thursday, October 24, at the Community Presbyterian Church in Plainview, with Pastor John Curtiss officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery in Plainview. Kathleen…

Delores Jane Kirchner 1935–2019 Sandstone—Delores Kirchner, 84, formerly of Owatonna, died Sunday night at Sandstone Healthcare Center, Sandstone, MN. She was born April 20, 1935 in Skyberg to Nels and Agnes (Hillestad) Fennie. She attended country school in Skyberg until she was 13 years ol…

Wayne Brandt 1957–2019 Duluth, MN—Visitation will be Sunday, Sept. 15th from 2-4pm in the Dougherty Funeral Home. Visitation will continue Monday, Sept. 16th from 10am to the 11am Service at First Lutheran Church, 1100 E Superior St., Duluth, MN. Arrangements by Dougherty Funeral Home, 600 E…

Ritha M. Lucking 1929–2019 Kenyon—After an exciting and fruitful life Ritha Mae Lucking died peacefully in her sleep on the morning of August 29, 2019. Ritha was born February 11, 1929 in Eureka Township to Joe and Margaret Tutewohl. She graduated from Farmington High School in 1947. After h…

Eleanor Traurig Kenyon—Eleanor Lois Traurig, 84, of Kenyon, died Friday, August 2, 2019 at Kenyon Sunset Home. She was born November 4, 1934 in Kenyon the daughter of Carl and Edith (Foss) Hjermstad. Eleanor graduated from Kenyon High School. She married Donald A. Traurig Feb. 13, 1954 in Ke…

Jennifer L. Schwake 1974–2019 Nerstrand—Schwake, Jennifer Lynn, age 44 of Apple Valley, passed away unexpectedly on June 7, 2019. Preceded in death by her grandparents, Harold & Marie Schwake, Mary Maercklein and Robert Maercklein. Survived by her parents, Dean & Judith of Nerstrand,…