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April 2nd, 2014

Lester Dana Lhotka, 86, of Silver Lake

Lester Dana Lhotka, 86, of Silver Lake, died Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at his residence.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, March 28,  at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake.
Inurnment will be at St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Honorary urn bearers will be his grandchildren, Tim Bauman, Kelly Bauman, Tyler Lhotka, Jasmine Lhotka, Justin Cleveland and Morgan Cleveland.
Mr. Lhotka was born June 19, 1927, on the family farm in Rich Valley Township, to Dana and Christina (Friauf) Lhotka.

Hilda Lydia Rannow, 89, of Gaylord

Funeral services for Hilda Lydia Rannow, 89, of Gaylord, were held Saturday, March 29, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Gaylord. The Rev. Bill Nelsen officiated.
Mrs. Rannow died Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at Oak Terrace Health Care Center in Gaylord.

Yvonne Elizabeth Hill, 78, of Winsted

Funeral services for Yvonne Elizabeth Hill, 78, of Winsted, were held Thursday, March 27, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Norwood Young America (NYA). The Rev. Eric Hutchison officiated.
Mrs. Hill died Friday, March 21, 2014, at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted.
The organist was Rita Luecke, and the soloist, the Rev. Hutchison, sang “Psalm 23.” Congregational hymns were “Lift High the Cross” and “Abide With Me.”

Donald M. Pawlicki, 81, of Glencoe

Donald Michael Pawlicki, 81, of Glencoe, died Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Sanford University of South Dakota Medical Center in Sioux Falls, S.D.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 26, at the Church of St. Pius X in Glencoe. The Rev. Anthony Stubeda officiated.

Victor Jerome Harens, 60, of Gaylord

Victor “The Rev” Jerome Harens, 60, of Gaylord, died Sunday, March 30, 2014, at Oak Terrace Health Care Center in Gaylord.
Mr. Harens was born June 19, 1953, in Gaylord. He was the son of William and Elizabeth (Donnay) Harens. He was baptized as an infant and was confirmed in his faith as a youth. He was a graduate of Gaylord High School, and a lifelong resident of Gaylord.
Mr. Harens was employed as a mason laying cement, worked for Michaels Foods and, in 1987, started full time at Neisen’s Bar. He also was a volunteer fireman.

April 1st

Arlene M. Lewin, 82, of Stewart

Arlene M. Lewin, 82, of Stewart, died Monday, March 31, 2014, at Glencoe Regional Health Services long-term care unit.

The funeral service will be Friday, April 4, at 11 a.m., at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Stewart, with interment in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be Thursday, April 3, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Stewart, and will continue for one prior to the service at the church on Friday.

Memorials are preferred to St. Paul's Lutheran Church and the American Diabetes Association.

March 31st

Alvin Shiroo, 79, of Glencoe

Alvin Schiroo, 79, of Glencoe, died Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Glencoe Regional Health Services long-term care unit.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 1, at 2 p.m., at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe, with interment following the service in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be Monday, March 31, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Johnson McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe, and will continue for one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday.
Arrangements are with the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe.

Linda Mueller, 63, of Hamburg

Linda Mueller, 63, of Hamburg, died Friday, March 28, 2014, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.
Memorial services will be held today (Wednesday), at 11 a.m., at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Hamburg, with interment in the church cemetery. A gathering of family and friends will be held today from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., one hour prior to the service, at the church.
Arrangements are with the Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel in Norwood Young America. An online guest book is available at www.hantge.com.
 

Joann Hamblin, 59, of Glencoe

Joann Hamblin, 59, of Glencoe, died Thursday, March 27, 2014, at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.
Memorial services will be held Friday, April 4, at 1 p.m., at Riverside Assembly of God in Hutchinson. A gathering of family and friends will be held Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., two hours prior to the service at the church.
Arrangements are with the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe. An online guest book is available at www.hantge.com.

March 26th

Peterson makes it official — he’s running

After weeks of speculation, Minnesota 7th District Congressman Collin Peterson made it official last week. He is running for another term in Congress.
The groans from the district Republicans was audible. They were banking on the veteran Democrat finally getting out of the way so they could reclaim the so-called Republican 7th District as their own.
Won’t happen. Because, as Peterson said during a quick visit last week in Hutchinson, “People in this district are smarter than that.”