Obituaries

Thu
07
Jul

Rita Didier

Rita Didier
Rita Didier, age 72 of Osakis, passed away on July 2, 2016, at the Community Memorial Home in Osakis, where she was a resident.
On July 17, 1943, a baby girl was born to Aloysius and Julia (Griebe) Didier in West Union Township, Todd County. They named her Rita Margaret and she was one of seven children born to this union. Rita grew up on the farm in West Union Township and attended Dist. #114 country school. She went to high school in Osakis and graduated with the Class of 1961. She lived and cared for her parents on the farm for many years until moving into Osakis in 1979. She was an active member of the St. Alexius parish in West Union and a willing and dependable worker for their church events, especially the annual sausage supper. She joined Immaculate Conception parish when she moved to Osakis. She lived in the Heritage apartments in Osakis and then moved to Terrace Heights Assisted Living after that.

Fri
01
Jul

Clarence Wilking

Clarence (Buddy) Gerd Wilking was born Feb. 21, 1928, in Canby to Gerd and Anne Wilking. They moved to Montevideo in 1937. Clarence was confirmed at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Clarence farmed until 1951 and then worked road construction.
On Dec. 20, 1985, he married Charlotte (Chuckie). Clarence enjoyed working with his hands building homes, furniture, fixing things, fishing and ice fishing.
Clarence passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2016, at Assumption Nursing Home in Cold Spring, at the age of 88 years, 4 months and 4 days. Services will be held on Saturday, July 9, at 11 a.m. at Assumption Nursing Home in Cold Spring.

Fri
01
Jul

Phillip Roquette

Phillip M. Roquette, age 74, of West Fargo, N.D., went home to be with his Heavenly Father while he was surrounded by his family on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19, 2016, at Vibra Hospital in Fargo, N.D.
Phillip was born Aug. 9, 1941, at home in Osakis to Kenneth and Esther (Morris) Roquette.He grew up in Sauk Centre and drove truck for his father. Phillip and Betty Lou Dirschel were united in marriage on Sept. 12, 1964, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Sauk Centre. They moved to West Fargo where they made their home. Phillip worked for the West Fargo Police Department as a dispatcher from 1968 to 2009. They had one daughter, Rochel, in 1972.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Lou; daughter, Rochel (Brian) Thiessen; grandchildren, Laken Thiessen (Casey) and Zacory (Kara) Thiessen; and one great-granddaughter, Ella Thiessen; his siblings, Gene, Mary Lou (Lenis) Fischer and Beverly (Elton) Hittle.

Fri
01
Jul

Janet M. Dwyer

Janet M. Dwyer, age 74 of Sauk Centre, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at CentraCare Health Hospital in Sauk Centre.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 20, 2016, at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church in Sauk Centre with Father Jeremy Theis presiding. Interment took place at St. Paul’s Cemetery in Sauk Centre.
Visitation was held from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 19, at Patton-Schad Funeral Home in Sauk Centre and 9 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 20th at the funeral home prior to the service at the church. Parish prayers were said at 6 p.m.

Fri
24
Jun

Paul P. Mitchell

Paul P. Mitchell
Come join us for a celebration of life for Paul P. Mitchell. We will be holding this get together on July 2 at 11:30 a.m. at 407 1st St. N, Sauk Centre. Come and catch up with relatives and friends you may not have seen for a while. Lunch will be served. Hosted by his children. Call Jean with any questions, at 320-260-5572.
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Fri
24
Jun

Beatrice L. DuBois

Beatrice L. DuBois
Beatrice L. DuBois (nee Nash), age 87 of Sauk Centre, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 16, 2016, at Fairway Pines, Sauk Centre, after a courageous four-year battle with cancer.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 21, at the Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church in Sauk Centre with Father Jeremy Theis presiding. Interment took place at St. Paul’s Cemetery in Sauk Centre.
Visitation was held from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 20th at Patton-Schad Funeral Home in Sauk Centre and 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 21st at the funeral home prior to the service at the church. Parish prayers were said at 5 p.m. on Monday evening.

Fri
24
Jun

Cristy Rajdl

A beautiful soul left this earth for her new heavenly home on Thursday, June 16, 2016, when Cristy Rajdl, age 46 of Osakis, passed away at the Fairview Hospital in Minneapolis, surrounded by her family.
Cristy was born on July 21, 1969, in Richfield, to Carmen and Cynthia (Noetzelman) Sorenson. She graduated in 1987 from Osakis High School and on June 24, 1989, Cristy married her best friend and sweetheart, Steven Rajdl, at the Salem Lutheran Church in rural Osakis.
Cristy was a lifelong member at Salem Lutheran and belonged to the Salem Women’s Group and also helped teach Sunday School and Vacation Bible School classes.

Fri
17
Jun

Paul P. Mitchell

Come join us for a celebration of life for Paul P. Mitchell. We will be holding this get together on July 2 at 11:30 a.m. at 407 1st St. N, Sauk Centre. Come and catch up with relatives and friends you may not have seen for a while. Lunch will be served. Hosted by his children. Call Jean with any questions, at 320-260-5572.
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Fri
17
Jun

Scott R. Terwey

Scott R. Terwey, age 51 of Saint Cloud and formerly of Sauk Centre, passed away from a seizure on Sunday, June 12, 2016, in his apartment at River Crest Homes, St. Cloud.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 16, at the Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church in Sauk Centre. Inurnment will take place at Calvary Cemetery in Sauk Centre.
Visitation will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday prior to the service at the church.

Fri
10
Jun

Elmer F. Kettler

Elmer F. Kettler
Elmer F. Kettler, age 93 of Melrose, died peacefully on Thursday, June 2, 2016, at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, June 6, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Meire Grove. Rev. Vince Lieser was officiating with Rev. Marv Enneking, Rev. Mitch Bechtold and Rev. Ken Thielman concelebrating. Interment was at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Melrose.
Visitation was from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday and from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at the Patton-Schad Funeral Home in Melrose. Sts. Bernard and Elizabeth Council prayed at 6 p.m., followed by parish prayers at 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

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