August 17th, 2016

Buffalo Creek overflows banks

Plato earns state tournament berth

Bruins heading back to state

Panthers begin turning the clock forward to fall

Britany Beth Larson, 32, of Fairmont

Britany Beth Larson, 32, of Fairmont, formerly of Hutchinson and Buffalo Lake, died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, as the result of a motor vehicle accident.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Wednesday, Aug. 10, at St. Anastasia Catholic Church in Hutchinson with the Rev. Jerry Meidl officiating. Bev Wangerin was the organist and Lucy Klitzke was the song leader. Musical selections were “Here I Am, Lord,” “I’ll Fly Away,” “Be Not Afraid,” “Precious Child” and “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.”

Darlene Katherine Gildea, 90, Glencoe

Darlene Katherine (Heinen) Gildea, 90, of Glencoe, died Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care.

Mabel Claire Stockdill, 96, of Glencoe

Mabel Claire Stockdill, 96, of Glencoe, died Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, with family by her side.
Funeral services were held Friday, Aug. 12, at First Congregational Church in Glencoe with the Rev. Michael Fritz officiating. Interment will be held later at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, where she will be placed to rest next to her husband, Delvin.

Darvin Rolf, Norwood Young America

Darvin R. Rolf, 73, of Norwood Young America, died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016, at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.
The funeral service will be Saturday, Aug. 20, at 11 a.m., at All Saints Lutheran Church in Norwood Young America with the Rev. Eric Aune officiating. Visitation will be Friday, Aug. 19, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday, one hour prior to the service, all at the church.
Casket bearers are Mitchell Rolf, Larry Thompson, Glenn McPadden Jr., Don Smith, Wendell Stuewe and Rob Jacobs.
Interment will be in the Emanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Hamburg.

LaVonne Albright, 93, of Glencoe

LaVonne Albright, 93, of Glencoe, died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016.
A memorial Mass will be held Thursday, Aug. 18, at 11 a.m., at St. Victoria Catholic Church in Victoria, with a gathering of family and friends one hour prior to the Mass at the Church. Interment will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

Joan Carole Pikal, 76, of Brownton

Joan Carole (Franke) Pikal, 76, of Brownton, died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, at Good Samaritan Society in Arlington.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Aug. 13, at Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson with the Rev. John Pasche officiating. Paul Otte was the organist. Congregational hymns were “It Is Well With My Soul,” “In the Garden,”  “Amazing Grace” and “I Fly Away.”
Interment was in the church cemetery.