Karen L. Haas, age 64, of Maple Lake, died unexpectedly on Friday, December 30, 2016, at her home.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 5, 2017, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Buffalo, with Rev. Ryan Clark officiating. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Maple Lake, and one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday. A prayer service will be held 4:15 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral chapel. Burial will be held 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Roselawn Cemetery in Roseville, MN.
Karen Lee Haas was born June 23, 1952, in Fairmont, Minnesota, to Edward and Clarice (Musser) Schuster. Karen grew up in St. Paul, where she graduated in 1970 from Murray High School. She furthered her education at Globe College of Business. On June 17, 1972, she was united in marriage to Richard L. Haas at Jehovah Lutheran Church in St. Paul.
Rosemary Therese Mattson, age 74, of Buffalo and formerly of rural Waverly, (Marysville Township) passed away on Friday, December 30th, 2016, at Park View Care Center.
She was born on December 3, 1942, in Maple Lake, the daughter of Raymond and Viola (Jansen) Wurm.
On February 17, 1962, Rosemary Wurm and David Mattson were joined in holy marriage at St. Timothy Catholic Church in Maple Lake. God blessed their marriage with three children.
Rosemary was employed for over 40 years at The Wright County Journal Press as a typesetter.
She enjoyed golfing, playing cards, reading, crocheting and was especially fond of her children and grandchildren.
Rosemary was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church in Buffalo.
Veone Jean Piram, age 82, of Buffalo, passed away on Monday, January 2, 2017.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, January 10, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Buffalo. Visitation will be held on Monday, January 9, from 4-8 p.m. at The Peterson Chapel, Buffalo.
Full obituary to follow next week.
The Peterson Chapel, Buffalo is assisting the family with arrangements. www.thepetersonchapel.com
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 28, 2016, at the Silver Creek Immanuel Lutheran Church in Silver Creek for Elaine Lillian Eccless, age 92, of Clearwater, who died on Saturday, December 24, 2016, at her home. Pastor Tatkenhorst will officiate. Burial will be in the Mount Hope Cemetery, Clearwater. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the church. Services are with the Daniel Funeral Home in Clearwater.
Elaine was born on December 27, 1923, at Silver Creek, the daughter of Charles and Helena (Repke) Post. She attended school in the area and graduated from Annandale High School. She was united in marriage to William Eccless on September 2, 1944, at the Silver Creek Immanuel Lutheran Church at Silver Creek. They then farmed south of Clearwater. After Mr. Eccless died on November 22, 1986, Elaine continued to live on the farm.
Mary F. Aiken, age 66, of Maple Lake, died unexpectedly at her home on Wednesday, December 7, 2016.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday December 13, 2016 at St. Albert Catholic Church in Albertville with Fr. Peter Richards as the Celebrant. Visitation will be held 4-8 p.m. Monday and 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, both at the church. Parish Prayers will be held 6:00 p.m. Monday at the church.
Mary embodied joy, love and laughter and shared her kindness with family, friends and strangers alike. Her warmth and smile will be missed by many, but mostly by Laun, her loving and dedicated husband of 43 years.
Mary was born on January 16, 1950 in Albertville, Minn. to Lawrence and Lucille (Heuring) Kolles and raised with her seven siblings on the family farm. Mary’s engaging personality, ready laugh and warm smile endeared her to family and friends; it was these qualities that captured Laun’s heart so many years ago.
Paul George Segner, age 48, of Annandale died accidentally Saturday, December 10, 2016.
Memorial Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 16, 2016 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Annandale with Pastor Dave Nelson and Chaplain Ron Freeman officiating. Visitation will be held from 3:00-7:00 p.m. on Thursday and one hour prior to the service on Friday, both at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Annandale. A prayer service will be held 7:00 p.m. on Thursday at the church. In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred.
Paul George Segner was born November 5, 1968, in St. Cloud, Minnesota to Jim and Trudy (Howard) Segner. He grew up in Annandale and graduated from Annandale High School in 1987. On July 17, 1993, Paul was united in marriage to Cathy Hennen. Their marriage was blessed with two children, Rebecca and Thomas. He was employed at Becker Brothers, New Brighton. Paul enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and spending time with his family and friends.
Helen Marjorie Christenson, age 94, of Buffalo, formerly of New London, passed away Sunday, December 4, 2016, at Lakeside Oasis in Buffalo. She was born July 2, 1922, in Strandburg, South Dakota, the daughter of August and Annie (Carlson) Linngren.
Helen graduated as valedictorian from Strandburg Public Schools in 1940. She worked for the Triple A office in Milbank prior to her marriage to Gordon Christenson on September 22, 1946.
Rose A. Saunders, age 81, of Maple Lake, formerly of Bloomington, died Saturday, November 19, 2016, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 22, at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Maple Lake, with Pastor Jerry Albert officiating. Visitation was from 5:00-8:00 p.m. on Monday at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Maple Lake, and one hour prior to the service on Tuesday. Burial was at 11:15 a.m. on Wednesday, November 23, at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Memorials are preferred to the Wright County Historical Society or donor’s choice.
Jerome Bernard Berning, age 90, of St. Michael passed away on Thursday, November 10th 2016 at his home.
He was born on September 18th, 1926 in Frankfort Township, Wright County and the son of Markus & Teresa (Kasper) Berning.
Jerome farmed early and worked at Berning’s Mill prior to working sewer and water with Orfei & Sons and with Nodland for over 30 years. Following retirement, he worked at Fox Hollow Golf until his early 80’s helping maintain the course.
Jerome was a Korean War Combat Veteran. He entered Korea at Inchon and spent most of his tour along the 38th parallel and northern Korea serving with an anti-aircraft & ammo unit. He was a life-long union member of the Local 563 and Anoka Chapter of the Knights of Columbus.
Inez I. Hanson, age 85, of Maple Lake, died Saturday, November 5, 2016, at the Annandale Care Center.
Memorial services will be held 6:00 p.m. Thursday, November 10, at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Maple Lake, with Rev. Tom Heyd officiating. Visitation will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Private family burial will be held at a later date.