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Douglas M. Conway

Posted on 3/5/2014

AITKIN — Douglas M. Conway, age 93, of Aitkin, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at the Aicota Health Care Center in Aitkin.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at 11 a.m. from St. James Catholic Church in Aitkin with Father David Forsman officiating. Burial will be in the Lakeview Cemetery in Aitkin. Visitation will be Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home and also one hour prior to services at the church. Military honors will be provided by the Aitkin VFW and American Legion Posts.

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Gary J. Thomas

Gary J. Thomas

Posted on 3/5/2014

CROSSLAKE — Gary James Thomas, 84, of Crosslake, Minn., died on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at his home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, March 10, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. with Father Ryan Morzvitz officiating. Visitation will be on Sunday, March 9, 2014, from 2-4 p.m. at Brenny Funeral Chapel in Crosslake, Minn. Burial will take place in Pinewood Cemetery in Crosslake, Minn.

Quintin T. Rubald Jr.

Quintin T. Rubald Jr.

Posted on 3/5/2014

CROSSLAKE — Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Quintin T. Rubald Jr., 75, of Crosslake, and formerly of St. Cloud, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in St. Cloud. A reception will be held at the St. Cloud Country Club immediately following. Quint passed away on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at St. Cloud Hospital surrounded by his family. The Rev. Thomas Knoblach will officiate. Burial with military honors will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 10, 2014, at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, Little Falls.

Irene M. Schlegel

Posted on 3/5/2014

Irene Marie Schlegel, 78, of Brainerd, died on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at her home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at 1 p.m. at St. Francis Catholic Church in Brainerd, Minn., with Father Brandon Moravitz officiating. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 7, 2014, at Brenny Funeral Chapel in Baxter, from 5-7 p.m. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brenny Funeral Chapel in Baxter, Minn.

Brenny Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services

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800-824-5051

Gordon J. Chaput

Gordon J. Chaput

Posted on 3/5/2014

MAPLEWOOD — Gordon J. Chaput, age 89, of Maplewood, Minn., formerly of Cushing, Minn., passed away at home Saturday, March 1, 2014, in the presence of family. Gordon worked for St. Paul Parks and Recreation for 30 years of his life. He loved spending time with his family at Lake Alexander. He is survived by loving wife of 65 years, Betty; children, Craig (Joy), Scott (Sandy), Bret (Karen); grandchildren, Keegan (Leah) and Conor (Amy), Christina (Keith) and Douglas (Danielle), Sylvie; great-grandchildren, Logan, Colin, Jack, Olivia, Braden, Trenton; and many other family and friends.

Gordon J. Chaput

Gordon J. Chaput

Posted on 3/4/2014

MAPLEWOOD — Gordon J. Chaput, age 89, of Maplewood, Minn., formerly of Cushing, Minn., passed away at home Saturday, March 1, 2014, in the presence of family. Gordon worked for St. Paul Parks and Recreation for 30 years of his life. He loved spending time with his family at Lake Alexander. He is survived by loving wife of 65 years, Betty; children, Craig (Joy), Scott (Sandy), Bret (Karen); grandchildren, Keegan (Leah) and Conor (Amy), Christina (Keith) and Douglas (Danielle), Sylvie; great-grandchildren, Logan, Colin, Jack, Olivia, Braden, Trenton; and many other family and friends.

Ron Hammond

Posted on 3/4/2014

AITKIN — Ron Hammond, age 66, of Aitkin, died March 1, 2014, at his home.

He was born May 11, 1947. He is survived by his wife, Belinda Hammond; three daughters and two sons-in-law; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and extended family. He was preceded in death by his parents and a son-in-law.

In honoring his wishes there will be no services. Arrangements with Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home.

Juanita M. Lougee Graf

Juanita M. Lougee Graf

Posted on 3/4/2014

Juanita Mae Lougee Graf was born on Aug. 18, 1927, in Brainerd, Minn., to Leland and Hazel Lougee.

Evelyn B. Forsman

Posted on 3/4/2014

AITKIN — Evelyn Beatrice Forsman, 94, of Aitkin, died Monday, March 3, 2014, at Riverwood Health Care Center in Aitkin.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the 11 a.m. Saturday, March 8, 2014, funeral service at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Aitkin. The Rev. David Becker will officiate. Burial will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. Arrangements are with Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home in Aitkin.

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Carol E. Meyer

Carol E. Meyer

Posted on 3/3/2014

HACKENSACK — Carol Elaine Meyer (Gabbert), age 82, of Hackensack, formerly of Plymouth (Wayzata), Minn., died Sunday, March 2, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. She is now at peace after her 28-year battle with Parkinson’s disease.