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December 24th

County Planning Commission attaches conditions to meat-processing CUP

A proposed custom-processing business on a goat farm in Hale Township got the approval of the McLeod County Planning Advisory Commission on Wednesday, Dec. 17 — but with a long list of conditions designed to address concerns of neighbors.
Mohamed Gaabane, an immigrant, approached the planning commission at its November meeting seeking a conditional use permit to allow him to custom butcher goats raised on his farm.

Living Nativity

Wee Friends Christmas program

Silver Lake Winterfest

ECFE program

December 17th

Milton Paul Uecker, 91, of Gaylord

Milton Uecker, 91, of Gaylord, died Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at Oak Terrace Assisted Living in Gaylord.
The funeral service was held Tuesday, Dec. 16, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Mountville, Dryden Township, Sibley County. The Rev. Harold Storm officiated. Debbie Forstner was the organist, and soloist Curt Kahle sang “O Holy Night.” LeAnn Lendt was the cross bearer. Congregational hymns were “Just As I Am,” “What a Friend We Have in Jesus” and “Silent Night.”

Omar Peterson, 84, rural Hutchinson

Omar Lowell Peterson, 84, of rural Hutchinson, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, at Cedar Crest Estate in Hutchinson.
Funeral services were held Monday, Dec. 15, at Faith Lutheran Church in Hutchinson with the Rev. Paulus Pilgrim and the Rev. Dave Wollan officiating. Sharon Barton was the organist. Congregational hymns were “Joy to the World,” “A Mighty Fortress is Our God” and “Silent Night.” Special music was “The Old Rugged Cross.”

Marvin Kaufmann, 84, of Lakefield

Marvin Kaufmann, 84, of Lakefield, formerly of Brownton and Glencoe, died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, at Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne.
A memorial service was held Thursday, Dec. 11, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Glencoe.

Junetta ‘Dolly’ Fishbaugher, Harmony

Junetta “Dolly” Fishbaugher, 92, of Harmony, died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, at Glencoe Regional Health Services.
Funeral services were held Monday, Dec. 8, at Greenfield Lutheran Church in Harmony, with interment in the Greenfield Cemetery in Harmony.
Junetta “Dolly” Fishbaugher was born in Bristol Township, Fillmore County, the daughter of Enos and Bertina (Anderson) Applen. She graduated from the eighth grade in Granger in 1935 and from Harmony High School in 1939.

Irvan F. Posusta, 89, of Glencoe

Irvan Ferdinand Posusta, 89, of Glencoe, died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, at Glencoe Regional Health Services.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, Dec. 15, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake. The Rev. Tony Stubeda was the celebrant and Alice Nowak was the organist.
Glen Posusta, Gale Posusta, Ron Posusta, Ralph Posusta, Myron Posusta and Lenny Ardolf were the pallbearers.
Irvan Posusta was born Dec. 3, 1925, in Bergen Township, McLeod County, the son of Joseph and Matilda (Emme) Posusta. He graduated from Silver Lake High School in 1943.