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Daughter to Henderson family

Dean and Brickael Henderson of Brownton announce the birth of their daughter, Brooklyn Grace Henderson, born July 14 at Hutchinson Health. Brooklyn weighed 6 pounds and was 19 inches long. She is welcomed home by big brother Landon. Grandparents are Ron and Dawn Henderson of Ramsey and Ron Hale of Red Lodge, Montana. 

St. Thomas announces grads

Kyler Anderson and Danielle Bielke of Glencoe and William Kasal of Stewart graduated from the University of St. Thomas in spring 2015. Anderson earned a bachelor of science in biochemistry; Bielke, a bachelor of arts in financial management; and Kasal, a bachelor of arts in operations management. 

Over 380 enjoy final music in the park

The music in the park series in Silver Lake concluded Thursday, July 30, with over 380 people enjoying the perfect weather as well as the music of Jim’s Brewers. Jim Wendolek was joined by fellow musicians Jerome Kadlec, August Makovsky, and Mike Wendolek.
Lunch of grilled pork patty sandwiches, chips, pickle, dessert and beverage was served by the Holy Family Council of Catholic Women. Numerous prizes donated by individuals, organizations and businesses were awarded to attendees young and old.

Registrations set for Lions football team

Registration for the 2015 Silver Lake Lions fifth- and sixth-grade football program began Monday, Aug. 3, at the Hutchinson Recreation Center. All players should be signed up by Aug. 19.
The Hutchinson Recreation Center hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

BARK Day Saturday at Brownton ball field

Brownton Area Resources for Kids (BARK) has set its seventh-annual human foosball and bean bag tournament for Saturday, Aug. 8, at the softball field near the Brownton Area Civic Center.
The day will begin with a 5K fun run/walk starting at 8 a.m., with a kids’ dash to follow.
The day will again feature a human foosball tournament, which was a new activity last year.

Rev. Norman Sifferath, 81, Hutchinson

The Rev. Norman A. Sifferath, 81, of Hutchinson, died Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at the Hutchinson Health Hospital.
The funeral service was held Saturday, Aug. 1, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Stewart with the Rev. Mahlon Bekedam officiating. Adline Kottke was the organist.
Casket bearers were Tanner Sifferath, Jack Grimm, Leeland Sifferath, Quentin Schmierer, Paul Grimm and Karly Sifferath. 

Maurice A. Pokorny, 82, of Merrifield

Maurice “Morrie” A. Pokorny, 82, of Merrifield, died Monday, July 27, 2015, at Crosby Care Center in Crosby.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday, Aug. 18, at 1 p.m., at Huber Funeral Home, 520 Second St., Excelsior. Family and friends are invited to gather one hour prior to the services and to enjoy a lunch at the American Legion following the service.

Alice M. Moritz, 87, of Severn, Md.

Alice Marie (Moliter) Moritz, 87, of Severn, Maryland, formerly of Stewart, died Nov. 24, 2014, in Maryland.
A graveside service will be held Tuesday, Aug. 11, at 11 a.m., at Round Grove Lakeside Cemetery in Stewart with the Rev. Andrew Hermodson-Olsen officiating.

Audrey Lorraine Lipke, 88, of Glencoe

Audrey Lorraine (Rose) Lipke, 88, of Glencoe, died Saturday, July 25, 2015.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 1, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe with the Rev. Daniel Welch officiating. Peggy Hatlestad was the organist. Soloist RaNaye Odegaard sang “Bless the Lord, O My Soul.” Congregational hymns were “The Lord is My Shepherd” and “Lord, Take My Hand and Lead Me.”

Rodney Curtis Horton, 61, of Plato

Rodney Curtis Horton, 61, of Plato, died Saturday, July 25, 2015, at his home.
Memorial services were held Friday, July 31, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe with the Rev. Ronald Mathison officiating. Luke Dahl was the organist. Congregational hymns were “How Great Thou Art,” “Abide With Me” and “Rock of Ages.” Military honors were by the Glencoe American Legion Post 95.