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  • William C. Pallow

    William C. “Bill” Pallow, age 90 of Sauk Centre, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday, June 1, 2020.

    A public visitation will be held from 3-8 p.m. Friday, June 5 and from 9-10 a.m. Saturday, June 6 at the Patton-Schad Funeral Home in Sauk Centre. We ask those who will be attending the visitation to please keep your time brief so all who are wanting to attend are able to.

  • Thomas R. Bromen

    Thomas “Tom” Bromen, age 65 of Sauk Centre, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Saturday, May 30, 2020, at his home in Sauk Centre.

    A zoom memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 5. A zoom link and password will be shared as soon as it is set up. A celebration of life with a time for music and sharing will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 5 at Greenwood Cemetery. All are invited and please bring a chair if you desire.

    Thomas Richard Bromen was born June 5, 1954, in Sauk Centre, to Vernon and Viola (Gans) Bromen. He graduated from Sauk Centre High School in 1972 and continued his education at St. John’s University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music. On June 17, 2017, he was united in marriage to Ruth Egan in Sauk Centre. 

  • Rose K. Merten (Weiss)

    Rose Katherine Merten (Weiss), Sauk Centre, passed away on Friday, May 29, 2020, at the age of 99 with family at her side.

    A private Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church in Sauk Centre with Rev. Greg Paffel officiating. A public graveside service was held at noon in St. Paul’s Cemetery following the Mass. A video of the Mass will be available later at under Rose’s obituary notice.

  • Barbara Jeanne Moritz
    Barbara Jeanne Moritz passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, North Dakota, due to COVID-19.
  • Marilyn G. Faust

    Marilyn Gail Faust, age 92, passed away May 31, 2020, at the Galeon Senior Living facility in Osakis.   

    Marilyn was born on Feb. 2, 1928, in Grey Eagle, to Harold and Evelyn (Greener) Bisel. Marilyn lived a fulfilling life as a mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt and friend.  She enjoyed family gatherings, fishing, going to the casino, countryside rides, watching the Twins, Vikings and videos of her great-grandchildren playing basketball and soccer.

  • Mark Allen Kociemba
    Mark Allen Kociemba, 66, born Aug. 24, 1953, in Avon, to Mark Theodore Kociemba and Rose Marie Czech, passed away May 24, 2020, in Glendale, Arizona, in his home surrounded by loved ones. 
  • Levinus A. “Lee/Lovie” Sand

    A private service,  celebrating the life of Levinus A. “Lee/Lovie” Sand, 83, of St. Cloud, was at Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud. A public celebration of life will be planned and announced in the future.  

    Lee passed away May 23, 2020, at the St. Cloud Hospital. The Rev. Thomas Knoblach officiated, with inurnment in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, Little Falls. 

  • Irene A. Wolbeck

    Irene A. (Stangler) Wolbeck passed away at 7:30 a.m., May 24, 2020. God has called her home.

    Irene was born April 2, 1928, at home in St. Rosa, to Frank and Christina (Arnzen) Stangler. 

    She married Martin H. Wolbeck May 17, 1948. They lived in St. Cloud and Sartell all their married life. 

  • Ann M. Roehrl

    Ann M. Roehrl, age 92, of Melrose, passed away peacefully May 25, 2020, at CentraCare Health Hospital in Melrose.

    A Mass of Christian Burial took place with immediate family and a Memorial Mass will be at a later date after restrictions are lifted.

    Anna Marie Ellering was born Nov. 12, 1927, in Grove Township, Stearns County, to Alphonse and Elizabeth (Welle) Ellering. She married Melvin “Mel” Roehrl Nov. 17, 1947, at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Greenwald.  The couple raised six children together. 

  • Roger Bredeck
    There will be a visitation for Roger Bredeck, age 86, of Albany, from 2-5 p.m., Sunday, June 7, at Miller-Carlin Funeral Home in Albany. Burial will be in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls.  Roger died of natural causes at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Sauk Rapids May 30, 2020. 
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