Obituaries

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    Steven Paul LeVasseur,
    Age 68, of St. Paul Park, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, October 1, 2023.

    A gathering of family and friends will be held from 1 to 4 PM, on Saturday, October 14th, 2023, in St. Paul Park.


    Patricia Ann Sanderson,
    Age 83, of Hastings passed away October 1st, 2023.

    A shared memorial service with her son, Scott Sanderson, who passed away December 25th, 2021, will be held on Monday, October 9th, 2023 at 11:00 AM at Our Saviour's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 400 9th St. W. in Hastings. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at church.

    Following a reception at church, burial for Scott and Patricia will take place at Lakeside Cemetery in Hastings.


    Sharon Swanson,
    Age 78, of Cottage Grove passed away on September 30th, 2023 surrounded by her family.

    A memorial service will be held at 11 AM on Monday, October 23rd, 2023 at Saint Luke Lutheran Church, 7000 Hinton Ave South, in Cottage Grove, with visitation one hour prior.
    Interment immediately following at the Cottage Grove Cemetery.


    Jolaine (Jo) Deutsch/Polgar,
    Age 92, died peacefully on September 30th, 2023 at Hastings Benedictine Senior Living.

    A celebration of Life will be held at Emerald Greens Golf Course in Hastings, MN from 3:00 to 6:00 PM, on Friday, October 6th, 2023.

    A private interment will be held at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Cemetery.


    Harlen A. Ward,
    Age 95 of Hastings, died at Hastings Senior Health & Living on Thursday, September 28th, 2023.

    In keeping with Harlen's wishes, a private family service will be held.

    Interment will be held at Lakeside Cemetery in Hastings Saturday, October 14th at 2:30 PM.


    Mark A. Siebenaler,
    Age 52 of Vermillion, died suddenly in Hager City, Wisconsin, on Wednesday, September 27th, 2023.

    A Celebration of Mark's Life will be held at a later date.


    Lyle M. Biscoe,
    Age 102 of Old Cottage Grove, died peacefully at the family home on Saturday morning, September 30th, 2023.

    Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, on Saturday, October 7th, 2023, at Cottage Grove United Church of Christ, with Pastor Bryan Olsen officiating. Interment will follow at the Old Cottage Grove Cemetery.

    Family and friends are cordially invited to a visitation from 5:00 to 7:00 PM Friday evening, as well as from 9:00 to 11:00 AM on Saturday morning, and to a reception immediately following the graveside prayers on Saturday, all at Cottage Grove United Church of Christ.


    Pamela (Pam, PJ) Schmuki,
    Age 78, of Cottage Grove, passed away September 23rd, 2023.

    Memorial services will be at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, November 22nd, 2023 at Cottage Grove United Church of Christ, 7008 Lamar Avenue S., Cottage Grove, with visitation thirty minutes prior.

    Interment will be held at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery.


    Anna Marie Johnson,
    Age 64 of Maplewood, formerly of Cottage Grove, passed away unexpectedly on September 22nd, 2023.

    Memorial Mass will be 10:30 AM, Friday, October 13th, 2023, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 920 Holly Ave., St. Paul Park with visitation one hour prior.

    Burial at the church cemetery.


    Ronald William Endres,
    Age 60 of Hastings, passed away unexpectedly but peacefully on Thursday, September 21st, 2023.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 AM, on Wednesday, September 27th, 2023, at St. Mathias Catholic Church in Hampton, with Father Mike Tix officiating.

    Interment will follow in the parish cemetery.


    Suzanne "Suzie" Marie (Hagness) Donnelly,
    Age 53 of Hastings, formerly of Cottage Grove, passed away unexpectedly on September 18th, 2023.

    A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 PM, on Friday, September 29th in Cottage Grove with visitation one hour prior.


    Judith A. Siebold-Freed,
    Age 80, of Pedee, OR, and formerly of Hastings, passed away on September 10th, 2023.

    Memorial services and celebrations in honor of Judy's life and love will be held in both Monmouth, OR, and Hastings, MN, in October.


    Gwendolyn Elaine (Lexvold) Fredrickson, "Lex",
    99, died September 21st, 2023, peacefully at home, after a fall.

    Funeral services for Elaine will be held on Friday, September 29th, 2023, at 2:00 pm, at St. Ansgar's Lutheran Church, 7459 Hwy 19 Blvd, Cannon Falls. There will be a visitation one hour prior to the service at the church.

    A luncheon will follow the interment in the Cannon Falls Cemetery.


    Margaret "Maggie" A. Mahowald,
    Age 67, of Hastings passed away peacefully September 20, 2023.

    A memorial service will be held Monday, September 25 at 11:00 AM in Hastings, with a visitation one hour prior.


    Dean Frederick Wurgler,
    Age 79, of Vermillion, passed away peacefully on September 15th, 2023, after a long battle with complications due to Agent Orange exposure.

    Funeral arrangements have not been published.


    Rosemary "Rose" Kranz,
    Age 91 of Hastings, died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Monday morning, September 18th, 2023.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 AM, on Friday, September 22nd, 2023, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, with Father David Hennen officiating. Family and friends are cordially invited to a visitation from 9:00 to 11:00 AM, and to a reception immediately following the Mass, all at church on Friday.

    Interment will be held at the parish cemetery.


    Ruth C. Bank,
    Age 95, of Hastings, passed away September 18th, 2023.

    Private Family Services are being held.


    Marie Alice Fox,
    Age 77 of Hastings, passed away peacefully on Thursday evening, September 14, 2023, with her family by her side.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 AM, on Saturday, October 7th, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Hastings. Family and friends are cordially invited to a visitation from 9:30 to 11:00 AM, and to a reception immediately following the Mass, all at church on Saturday.

    A private family interment will be held at the parish cemetery.


    Dorris Brittain Flodeen,
    Age 91 of Cannon Falls and formerly of Wisconsin, died on Saturday, September 16th, 2023 at Cannon Rivers Senior Living in Cannon Falls.

    A celebration of life service will be held in Cadott, Wisconsin.


    Carol Ann Borg,
    Age 84 of Grey Cloud Island, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 15th, 2023.

    A memorial service will be held on Sunday, September 24th, 2023, at 11 AM in Cottage Grove, with visitation beginning at 10 AM.

    Carol will be laid to rest at Grey Cloud Island Township Cemetery.


    Dorris Brittain Flodeen,
    Age 91 of Cannon Falls and formerly of Wisconsin, died on Saturday, September 16th, 2023 at Cannon Rivers Senior Living in Cannon Falls.

    A celebration of life service will be held in Cadott, Wisconsin.


    Bonnie J. Gerster,
    Age 93 of Lakeville and formerly of Hampton, died peacefully surrounded by her loving family at The Moments of Lakeville on Friday evening, September 15th, 2023.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 AM on Wednesday, September 20th, 2023, at St. Mathias Catholic Church in Hampton, with Father Mike Tix officiating. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery.

    Family and friends are cordially invited to a visitation from 9:00 to 11:00 AM, and to a reception immediately following the graveside service, all at church on Wednesday.


    Paul Pederson,
    Age 60 of Cottage Grove, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 14, 2023, with his family by his side.

    Memorial Services will be held Saturday, September 23rd, 2023, at 11AM, with visitation beginning at 10, in Cottage Grove.


    Darlene M. "Dolly" Ward,
    Age 92 of Hastings, died suddenly but peacefully at Regina Medical Center on Wednesday afternoon, September 13th, 2023.

    In keeping with Dolly's wishes, a private family service will be held.

    Interment will be held at Lakeside Cemetery in Hastings at a later date.


    Karel M. Steil (nee Bolka),
    Age 77, of Cottage Grove, passed away peacefully on Sept 8, 2023.

    Please join us in a Celebration of her Life on Tuesday, September 19th, 2023 at All Saints Lutheran Church in Cottage Grove. Visitation is scheduled for at 12:30 pm, with a service at 1 PM and interment at the church, after the service.

    A light lunch will be provided.


    James "Jim" Robert Ross,

    Age 76, of Cottage Grove, passed away surrounded by family on September 12th, 2023. Funeral services will be held at 11 AM, on Thursday, Sept. 21st, 2023, at Newport United Methodist Church, 1596 11th Avenue, in Newport with visitation one hour prior.

    Interment will occur at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis.

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