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April 2nd, 2014

Alvin Rudolph Schiroo, 79, Glencoe

Alvin Rudolph Schiroo, 79, of Glencoe, died Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Glencoe Regional Health Services long-term care unit.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 1, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe with the Rev. Ronald Mathison officiating.
Dawn Wolter was the organist, and the congregational hymns were “Beautiful Savior,” “What a Friend We Have in Jesus,” “Amazing Grace” and “I Know That My Redeemer Lives.”

Gordon E. Tapper, 88, of Hutchinson

Funeral services for Gordon “Gordy” Eugene Tapper, 88, of Hutchinson, were held Monday, March 24, at Faith Lutheran Church in Hutchinson. The Rev. Paulus Pilgrim officiated.
Mr. Tapper died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at the Ecumen Oaks in Hutchinson.
Interment  was in the Monticello Riverside Cemetery in Monticello.  

Margaret Mary Parker, 79, of Glencoe

Margaret Mary “Muggs” (Beer) Parker, 79, of Glencoe, formerly of Le Center, was taken to her heavenly home March 18, 2014, in Lithia, Fla.
A Mass of Christian burial was held Monday, March 31, at All Saints Catholic Church,  Lakeville.
Burial was in the Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Margaret Beer was born at home in Le Center on May 23, 1934, to Louis and Frances (Tambornino) Beer.  A graduate of Le Center High School, she went on to earn her bachelor of science degree in home economics at the University of Minnesota.

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.