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Obituaries

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Gordon Wynn Jr.

Posted on 4/22/2014

BACKUS — Gordon Wynn Jr., age 54, of Backus, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014, at his home. He was born to Gordon and Bernice Wynn on July 12, 1959, in Longview, Wash. Gordon worked for Richards Brothers Logging and Sawmill most of his life. He loved hunting, fishing and picking agates.

Alice Hellen

Posted on 4/22/2014

Alice Hellen, age 95, resident of Brainerd, passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Good Samaritan Society-Bethany.

Services will be held 11 a.m. on Friday, May 2, 2014, at Nelson-Doran Funeral Home in Brainerd with Pastor David Holte officiating. Visitation will begin the hour before services.

Nelson-Doran Funeral Home and Crematory, Brainerd, Minn.

www.Nelson-Doran.com

218-829-4755

Shirley Bouwman

Posted on 4/21/2014

BAXTER — Shirley Bouwman, of Baxter, formerly of Granite Falls, died April 20, 2014, at her daughter’s home in Baxter. Arrangements are pending.

Brenny Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services

www.brenny.com

800-824-5051

Gerald P. Hecker

Posted on 4/21/2014

Gerald Paul Hecker, age 76, resident of Brainerd, passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014, at St. Cloud Hospital.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 24, 2014, at St. Francis Catholic Church in Brainerd. Visitation will begin the hour before services at the church.

Nelson-Doran Funeral Home and Crematory, Brainerd, Minn.

www.Nelson-Doran.com

218-829-4755

Stewart M. Lehrke

Posted on 4/21/2014

AITKIN — Stewart M. Lehrke, age 82, of Aitkin, died Friday, April 18, 2014, at the Riverwood Health Care Center in Aitkin.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at 1 p.m. from the Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home in Aitkin with a visitation one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

www.srtfuneral.com

Karen A. Tibbetts

Karen A. Tibbetts

Posted on 4/21/2014

AITKIN — Karen Ann Tibbetts, age 65, of Aitkin, died Wednesday, April 16, 2014, as the result of a car accident near Rockford, Minn.

Alice Hellen

Posted on 4/21/2014

Alice Hellen, resident of Brainerd, passed away on Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Good Samaritan Society-Bethany.

Arrangements are pending.

Nelson-Doran Funeral Home and Crematory, Brainerd, Minn.

www.Nelson-Doran.com

218-829-4755

Charles M. Zeman

Posted on 4/21/2014

Charles “Chuck” M. Zeman, 85, resident of Ironton, was called home to Christ on Monday, April 21, 2014. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Friday, April 25, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Brainerd. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Nelson-Doran Funeral Home in Brainerd and the hour before services Friday at church. In lieu of flowers, please perform a random act of kindness in his memory.

Nelson-Doran Funeral Home and Crematory, Brainerd

www.nelson-doran.com

Edmund F. Brand

Posted on 4/21/2014

Edmund Francis Brand, age 74, of Brainerd, passed away Friday, April 19, 2014. Services for Ed are pending.

Caring for Ed and the Brand family:

Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Care

Brainerd Chapel

218-829-3581

www.halvorson-johnson.com

Joyce A. Stone

Posted on 4/21/2014

STAPLES — Joyce A. Stone, 61, of Staples, died on Friday, April 18, 2014, in Motley, Minn.

Arrangements are pending with Brenny Funeral Chapel in Staples, Minn.

Brenny Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services

www.brenny.com

800-824-5051