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Oct. 14, 1932 - Oct. 10, 2021 HUDSON, Wis. - Maxine McConaughey, 88, Hudson, Wis., died Sunday, Oct. 10, in Red Cedar Canyon Senior Living. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m., followed by a funeral at 11 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 14, at O’Connell Family Funeral Home in Hudson. Arrangements by O’C…

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Jan. 1, 1938 - Oct. 10, 2021 NEW RICHMOND, Wis. - Katherine Jo Hop, 83, New Richmond, Wis., died Sunday, Oct. 10, in The Deerfield Gables. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at noon, Saturday, Oct. 30, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in N…

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Donald Wayne Banks, 94, of Cannon Falls, MN, died Sat. Oct. 2, 2021, at The Terrace of Cannon Falls. Born on Oct. 10, 1926. He leaves his wife, Mary Ann; children, Robert, David, Patti, Steven, and Stuart (Monica Jordon) Banks; 13 grandchildren, 19 great and 2 great great grandchildren. Fune…

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Dec. 16, 1950 - Jan. 20, 2021 HUDSON, Wis. - David Ellwood, 70, Hudson, Wis., died Wednesday, Jan. 20, in his home from a house fire. A celebration of life will be from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, at Urban Olive & Vine in Hudson. Arrangements by O’Connell Family Funeral Home in Hudson.

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Ricky Rueger, age 37, of Cannon Falls, died Monday night on the 4th of October at his home. Ricky Joe Rueger was born on May 31, 1984, in Rice Lake, WI, the son of Adam and Denise (Idtensohn) Rueger. He grew up and lived in Cameron, Wi, until age 11, when he moved to Cannon Falls with his fa…

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Aug. 9, 1932 - Oct. 4, 2021 BALDWIN, Wis. - Charlene Bretl, 89, Baldwin, Wis., died Monday, Oct. 4, in Baldwin Care Center. Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, at O’Connell Family Funeral Home in Baldwin. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, at Immacu…

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Wayne M. Teigen, 66, Crosby, passed away Sunday, 9-13-2020 at the CRMC Care Center in Crosby. Celebration of life will be held on Oct 16th, 2021 in Deerwood MN at the Deerwood Auditorium from 11:00AM-5:00PM. Private burial will be on later date in Faribault, MN at Maple Lawn Cemetery. Wayne …

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Jan. 6, 1933 - Sept. 12, 2021 STILLWATER, Minn. - Robert “Bob” Ziller, 88, New Richmond, Wis., died Sunday, Sept. 12, in Lakeview Hospital. Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 16, at Immaculate Conception Church in New Richmond…

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Tanya Marie (nee Weber) Wheeler, age 53, passed away in her home on Wednesday, September 29, 2021. A celebration of Tanya’s life will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, October 8, 2021 at Ballard-Sunder Funeral & Cremation, 833 Marschall Rd, Shakopee, MN 55379. Visitation will be held one ho…

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Sept. 4, 1921 - Sept. 25, 2021 PRESCOTT, Wis. - LeRoy Tobias, 100, Prescott, Wis., died Saturday, Sept. 25, in Prescott Nursing and Rehabilitation. A private Mass of Christian Burial will be at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Prescott. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Military honors …

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Virginia May “Ginny” Johnson, age 93, a longtime resident of Cannon Falls, died on Monday afternoon, September 27, 2021 at Cannon Rivers Senior Living in Cannon Falls. Virginia was born the youngest of six children on July 17, 1928 in Woodville, WI, the daughter of Oscar and Hilda (Hanson) G…

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Laura Parduhn, age 90, of Cannon Falls died Tuesday, Sept. 28. 2021 at Cannon Rivers Senior Living. Laura Ruth Parduhn was born on June 16, 1931, in rural Faribault, the daughter of Herman and Emma (Schlobohm) Bauer. Her family moved to Hill City, MN when she was an infant. It was there that…

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Richard (Rick) Gergen was born August 3, 1951, in Hastings, MN and died of natural causes August 17, 2021 in Milwaukee, WI. He graduated from Randolph HS and attended Inver Hills CC. He was an avid Basketball and Men’s Softball player. In 1984 he moved his family to Greenfield, WI to pursue …

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Aug. 29, 1953 - Sept. 15, 2021 NORTH HUDSON, Wis. - Steven Alberg, 68, North Hudson, Wis., died Wednesday, Sept. 15, in his home. Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m., with a prayer service at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 21, at O’Connell Family Funeral Home in Hudson, Wis. Visitation will continue fr…

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Ronald John Dohmen, age 81 of Dennison, died peacefully at home surrounded by family on Saturday morning, September 18, 2021. Ron was born on December 13, 1939 in Humphrey, Nebraska, the son of Edward and Rose (Schaecher) Dohmen. His family moved to Minnesota in 1949. Ron spent his high scho…

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Kathryn Phyllis “Kate” (Knowlton) Miller, age 88, a lifelong resident of Cannon Falls, MN, died at her home on Friday, September 17, 2021. A memorial mass will be held on Friday, September 24 at 11:00 am, with visitation from 9:30-11:00 am, at St. Pius V Catholic Church, Cannon Falls. Interm…

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Janette Gayle “Jan” West, age 70 of Mounds View, MN, died peacefully at home after beating the odds and surviving over three years with stage four pancreatic cancer, on Tuesday afternoon, September 14, 2021. Jan was born on March 8, 1951 in Cannon Falls, the daughter of Herbert and Helen “Je…

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Feb. 19, 1931 - Sept. 14, 2021 COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. - Donald Joseph, 90, Cottage Grove, Minn., died Tuesday, Sept. 14, in White Pine Assisted Living. Visitation will be from 2-3:30 p.m., with a prayer service at 3:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 24, at O’Connell Family Funeral Home in Hudson. Burial …

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Sylvia Ann Bailey, age 79 of Cannon Falls, passed away unexpectedly on September 12, 2021. A memorial visitation will be held on Sunday, September 19, 2021 from 4-8 pm at Lundberg Funeral Home, 5839 Hwy 19 Blvd, Cannon Falls. Memorial service will be 11 am, Monday, Sept. 20, 2021 at Awaken C…

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Jan. 6, 1933 - Sept. 12, 2021 STILLWATER, Minn. - Robert Ziller, 88, Lake Elmo, Minn., died Sunday, Sept. 12, in Lakeview Hospital. Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 16, at Immaculate Conception Church in New Richmond, Wis. I…

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Julie Ann Smith, of Spring, Texas formerly of Red Wing, Minnesota, passed away Monday September 6, 2021 at Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital in Texas after an 18 month battle with cancer. She was born October 10, 1947 in Red Wing, Minnesota to Edward and Donna (Larsen) Mumford. She gr…

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May 16, 1963 - Sept. 5, 2021 GLENWOOD CITY, Wis. - Scott D. Lewis, 58, Glenwood City, Wis., died Sunday, Sept. 5, in his home. A graveside service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at Willow River Cemetery in Hudson, Wis. Arrangements by O’Connell Family Funeral Homes.

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Norma Jean Sands, age 96, of Kenyon, died Thursday, September 2, 2021 at Reflections Care Center in Northfield. Norma was born on the family farm in Sogn Valley on December 3, 1924, the daughter of Samuel and Clara (Lee) Underdahl. She graduated from Cannon Falls High School, earned a teachi…

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May 1, 1935 - Aug. 29, 2021 ELLSWORTH, Wis. - Francis Langer, 86, Ellsworth, formerly Somerset, Wis., died Sunday, Aug. 29, in Residence from Advanced heart issues. Visitation will be from 3-5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3, at O’Connell Funeral Home in Ellsworth. Visitation will continue from 9-10 a.…

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Eric Allan Aalgaard, age 64 of Red Wing, died on Sunday, August 22, 2021 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 11 at 11 am at Urland Lutheran Church, Cannon Falls, with visitation from 10-11 am at the church pavilion. Interment will follo…

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Aug. 9, 1945 - Aug. 24, 2021 WOODBURY, Minn. - Rosalie Mae Halverson, 76, Woodbury, Minn., died Tuesday, Aug. 24, in her home. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m., followed by a celebration of life at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 7, at Shepherd of the Valley Church in Afton, Minn. Arrangements by …

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Shirley Ann Reuter, 97, of Red Wing, died Saturday, August 28, 2021 at her home at Deer Crest. She was born July 20, 1924, in Red Wing, to Henry and Edna (Reitmann) Boldt and graduated from Red Wing Central High School in 1942. Shirley married the love of her life Francis Reuter on April 12,…

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Robert “Bob” Lee, age 84, of Randolph, MN, died on Wednesday, August 25, at Three Links Care Center in Northfield, MN. Robert Eldridge Lee was born on April 4, 1937, in Randolph. The son of Clarence and Leona (Schuler) Lee, he was raised on the family farm just south of Randolph and graduate…

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Age 93, passed away August 20 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester. Born April 15, 1928 on a farm near Nerstrand to Clarence and Alice Fogelson. She was the first of their six children. Following her graduation from Kenyon High School in 1946, she moved to Cannon Falls to begin her first job …

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June 30, 1961 - Aug. 15, 2021 SAINT PAUL, Minn. - Margaret Harris, 60, Somerset, Wis., died Sunday, Aug. 15, in Regions Hospital. Visitation will be from 5-6 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 6 p.m., Friday, Aug. 27, at Bakken-Young Funeral Home in New Richmond, Wis. Arrangements by Ba…

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Aug. 4, 1919 - Aug. 16, 2021 HUDSON, Wis. - Audrey Halvorson, 102, Hudson, Wis., died Monday, Aug. 16, in Comforts of Home. Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m., Friday, Sept. 3, at O’Connell Family Funeral Home in Hudson. Memorials are preferred. Arrang…

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Feb. 4, 1941 - Aug. 23, 2021 HUDSON, Wis. - Sally Skaare, 80, Hudson, Wis., died Monday, Aug. 23, in her home. Visitation will be from 2-3 p.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 3 p.m., Friday, Aug. 27, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Hudson. Burial will be in the church cemeter…

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March 11, 1964 - Aug. 15, 2021 ST. PAUL, Minn. - John ‘J.J.’ Jarvis, 57, Glenwood City, Wis., died Sunday, Aug. 15, in Regions Hospital from injuries sustained in an ATV accident. A celebration of life will be from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, at O’Connell Family Funeral Home in Baldwin, Wis.…

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Dec. 11, 1962 - Aug. 16, 2021 ST. PAUL, Minn. - Pamela Jarvis, 58, Glenwood City, Wis., died Monday, Aug. 16, in Regions Hospital from injuries sustained in an ATV accident. A celebration of life will be from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, at O’Connell Family Funeral Home in Baldwin, Wis. Memor…

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Maxine August Stock, age 69 of Cannon Falls, died on Friday, August 20, 2021 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester. Maxine was born on August 3, 1952 in Saint Paul, the daughter of Max August Rehfeld, Sr. and Madeline Irene (Guppy) Rehfeld. She grew up and schooled in Hastings, later getting h…

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Sept. 27, 1939 - Aug. 22, 2021 Larrimore Marshall “Larry” Welt, age 81, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family on August 22, 2021.  Larry was born to Marshall and Naomi (Swanson) Welt on September 27, 1939 in Red Wing. He was united in marriage to Marilou Franklin on June 27, 1959 …

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Sept. 1, 1934 - Jan. 14, 2021 HUDSON, Wis. - Doris Stafford, 86, Hudson, formerly River Falls, Wis., died Thursday, Jan. 14, in Red Cedar Canyon. Visitation will be from 9:30-10:30 a.m., followed by a memorial Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 11, at St. Bridget Catholi…

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Sept. 27, 1949 - Aug. 13, 2021 ROCHESTER, Minn. - Gene L. Wolf, 71, Rochester, Minn., died Friday, Aug. 13, in Mayo Clinic Hospital-Rochester, St Marys Campus. A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis, Minn. Arrangements by Roc…

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Glenn Wood, age 84, of Cannon Falls, died Tuesday, August 10th 2021 at The Terrace at Cannon Falls. Glenn Charles Wood was born on May 4, 1937, in Milwaukee, the son of Glenn and Gladys (Gummert) Wood. He grew up in the Twin cities, graduating from Minneapolis North High School. Glenn contin…

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Aug. 3, 1933 - July 26, 2021 STILLWATER, Minn. - Donald Jorgensen, 87, New Richmond, Wis., died Monday, July 26, in Lakeview Hospital. Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 21, at Bakken-Young Funeral and Cremation Services in New Richmond…

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Michael   D.   Thoma of Cannon Falls, Minnesota passed away June 16, 2021 at the age of 73. Michael was born on April 8, 1949 to William Lawrence Thoma and Violet Disterhoft Thoma. Michael served in the United States Navy from 1967 to 1972. Following that he worked at Unisys for many years. …

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Joel Ole Vold, age 80 of Cannon Falls, was called home to Jesus on Sunday, February 7th, 2021. A graveside service with military honors will be held on Saturday, Sep. 4 at 1:00 pm at the Cannon Falls Cemetery. Following the service, a gathering will be held at East Side Park, Cannon Falls.

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Oct. 28, 1927 - Aug. 7, 2021 BALDWIN, Wis. - Mary Monson, 93, Baldwin, Wis., died Saturday, Aug. 7, in Baldwin Care Center. Visitation will be from 1-3 p.m., followed by a memorial celebration of life at 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 14, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hammond, Wis. Burial will be in…

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Scott Bergemann, 65, of Stanton, passed away peacefully Monday, August 9, 2021, at home after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Scott Allen Bergemann was born on March 7, 1956, in Mankato to Stanley and Betty (Tettam) Bergemann. He grew up in Vernon Center and graduated from Welcome Memorial…

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Dale Rutherford Lundell, age 86, a lifelong resident of Cannon Falls, died peacefully on Friday afternoon, August 6, 2021, at Mayo Clinic Health System – Lake City Nursing Home. Dale was born on May 31, 1935, in Red Wing, the son of Rutherford and Blanche (Lindell) Lundell. He attended Goodh…

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Dorothy Grace Homstad (“Dottie”), 94, a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother peacefully entered eternal life on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 in Arlington, Texas. Private memorial services will be held at Lundberg Funeral Home in Cannon Falls, MN. She will lay in final rest next…

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Donald David Gillmore Cooper, age 56 of Fairfax, MN and formerly of Cannon Falls, died peacefully at The Terrace at Cannon Falls. Don is survived by his wife, Kay of Franklin; his mother, Glenda Cooper of Cannon Falls; siblings, Ken (Terri) Cooper, Jr. of Minburn, IA, Todd (Cheri) Cooper of …

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Oct. 30, 1950 - Feb. 15, 2021 NEW RICHMOND, Wis. - Kirk Lawler, 70, Osceola, Wis., died Monday, Feb. 15, in Westfields Hospital. A celebration of life will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 8, at Lake Hallie Golf Course in Chippewa Falls, Wis. Arrangements by Cullen Crea Funeral Home.

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Ralph C. Forss, age 86, of Kenyon, died Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at Kenyon Senior Living. Ralph Clifford Forss was born on March 9, 1935 in Cannon Falls, the 10th son of 17 children of Fredrik and Marian (Robertson) Forss. On May 7, 1955 Ralph was united in marriage to Phyllis Loken. The cou…

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Jan. 19, 1933 - July 19, 2021 BLAINE, Minn. - Donald Hall, 88, formerly New Richmond, Wis., died Monday, July 19, in Edgemont Place. A celebration of life will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at Peninsula Point Two Rivers Historic Park in Anoka, Minn. Arrangements by National Cr…

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Dec. 22, 1935 - July 25, 2021 NEW RICHMOND, Wis. - David McCluskey, 85, Somerset, Wis., died Sunday, July 25, in Deerfield Gables. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, at Cullen Crea Funeral Home in New Richmond. Visitation will continue from 9:30-10:30 a.m., followed by a Ma…

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Sharon Lea (Holm) Dockter, age 81, a lifelong resident of Cannon Falls, passed away on Friday evening, July 23, 2021. Sharon was born at home in Cannon Falls on March 29, 1940, the daughter of Virgil and Rosella (Rapp) Holm. She married Jack Dockter on April 9, 1960 at St. Ansgar’s Lutheran …

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Gary Banker, died, Sunday, July 11th, 2021 at Presbyterian Hospice in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He was born May 23, 1945 in Red Wing, MN. Gary was preceded in his death by his parents, Robert and Burnette Banker of Cannon Falls, MN., his brother in law, Harlan (Sharon) Prink in January of 202…