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October 29th, 2014

Patricia Ann Meyer, 68, of Gaylord

Patricia Ann Meyer, 68, of Gaylord, died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2014, at Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center in Arlington.
The funeral service will be Thursday, Oct. 30, at 11 a.m., at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Gaylord with interment in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Egesdal Funeral Home in Gaylord, with a prayer service at 8 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church Thursday.

John Charles Popelka, 66, of Glencoe

John Charles Popelka, 66, of Glencoe, died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at United Hospital in St. Paul.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Church of St. Pius X in Glencoe with the Rev. Anthony Stubeda officiating.
Kelly LeCrone was the song leader and Sue Mielke was the organist. Musical selections included “We Are the Light of the World,” “Lord, When You Come to the Seashore,” “Gift of Finest Wheat,” “Panis Angelicus” and “Hail, Holy Queen Enthroned Above.”

Henry ‘Hiney’ Zajicek, 78, of Glencoe

Henry “Hiney” John Zajicek Jr., 78, of Glencoe, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at Meeker Memorial Hospital in Litchfield.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, Oct. 28, at the Church of St. Pius X in Glencoe with the Rev. Anthony Stubeda officiating.
Sue Mielke was the organist and Mary Ann Thalmann was the song leader. Musical selections were “Here I Am, Lord,” “Jesus, Come to Us,” “I Am the Bread of Life” and “Prayer of St. Francis.”

Mildred Esther Vasek, 91, Silver Lake

Mildred Esther Vasek, 91, of Silver Lake, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at the Hutchinson Health Hospital.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 25, at Grace Bible Church in Silver Lake.
Honorary pallbearers were Sherilyn Cline, Londa Kokayko, Kimberly Upshaw, Jennifer Schuette, Jill Vasek and Alissa Carlson. Pallbearers were Jake Vasek, Dean Dostal, Beau Vasek, Jeremy Vasek, Andrew Vasek and Michael Vasek.
Interment was in the Grace Bible Cemetery, Silver Lake.

Laura E. Michaletz, 89, of Glencoe

Laura Elnora (Ahlbrecht) Michaletz, 89, of Glencoe, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at her residence.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Oct. 25, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe with the Rev. Ronald Mathison officiating. Dawn Wolter was the organist. Congregational hymns were “Abide With Me,” “For All the Saints” and “I Know That My Redeemer Lives.”
Pallbearers were Darroll Engelmann, Gary Ziemer, Mara Michaletz, Anne Michaletz Burgart, John Michaletz and Peter Michaletz.

Clarence Smykalski, Columbia Heights

Clarence A. Smykalski, 88, of Columbia Heights, formerly of Silver Lake, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at Crestview Lutheran Home in Columbia Heights.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Oct. 30, at 11 a.m., at The Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake. The Rev. Tony Stubeda will officiate. Interment will follow at St. Adalbert Cemetery in Silver Lake.
Visitation will be held Thursday, Oct. 30, from 10 a.m. until the time of the service, at the funeral home.

Marvel F. Slanga, 87, of Osseo

Marvel F. Slanga, 87, of Osseo, formerly of Silver Lake, died on her wedding anniversary, Oct. 23, 2014, in Brooklyn Center.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held today (Wednesday) at 11 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake. Visitation will be one hour prior to the Mass.
Interment will be in St. Adalbert’s Cemetery in Silver Lake.

Carolyn J. Pohlen, 67, Hutchinson

Carol Joyce (Dolieslager) Pohlen, 67, of Hutchinson, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, at St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, Oct. 25, at St. Anastasia Catholic Church in Hutchinson with the Rev. Jerry Meidl officiating.

Girl born to Arlington couple

Dominique Buffet and Joel Farber of Arlington announce the birth of their daughter, Elliana Dakotah Lynn Farber, on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Elliana weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 20 inches in length. She is welcomed home by big sister Tatiana. Grandparents are Sara and Rob Schmitz of Long Lake, Gene Farber of New Germany and Jane Rischmiller of Gaylord.

Yureks announce twins’ births

Chris and Jamie Yurek of Glencoe announce the birth of twin sons, Evan Daniel and Benjamin Ronald, born Oct. 13, 2014, at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia. Evan weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 19 inches in length, and Benjamin weighed 5 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 171⁄4 inches long. The boys join siblings Kailey and Jordan. Grandparents are Dan and Joanne Biederwolf of Glencoe and Ron and Roxy Yurek of Silver Lake. Great-grandparent is Marion Biederwolf of Menomonee Falls, Wis.