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James Peterson Sr.

James Peterson Sr.

Posted on 4/1/2012

James K. Peterson, Sr., age 88, of Brainerd, passed away on March 31, 2012 at his home.

Susan Fiebiger

Susan Fiebiger

Posted on 4/1/2012

LAKE SHORE — Susan A. Fiebiger, 76, of Lake Shore, formerly of Coon Rapids, died March 30 at Edgewood Vista Assisted Living in Brainerd. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Christopher’s Catholic Church in Nisswa with Father George Zeck officiating. Family and friends are invited to gather Tuesday evening from 5-7 p.m. at the Brenny Funeral Chapel in Baxter. There will be a visitation one hour prior to services at the church on Wednesday as well. Interment will be at Lake Shore Memorial Garden Cemetery.

Frank Starry

Posted on 4/1/2012

LITTLE PINE TOWNSHIP — Frank E. Starry was born on Feb. 20, 1920 in Little Pine Township, Crow Wing County, to Harvey and Alice (Packer) Starry. His mother died when he and his twin brother, Gordon, were born so they were raised by their Uncle and Aunt Frank and Irene Starry.

John Johnson

John Johnson

Posted on 4/1/2012

BAXTER — John J. Johnson, age 85, of Baxter, passed away at his home on March 30. He was born in Wadena on July 7, 1926 to John & Myrtle (Watson) Johnson. He married Majel Wunderlich on March 29, 1947.

Fern Weyand

Fern Weyand

Posted on 4/1/2012

LINCOLN — Fern L. Weyand, 93, a resident of Scandia Valley Township, Lincoln, died March 30 at Lakewood Hospital in Staples. Services will be Tuesday 11 a.m. at Lincoln Evangelical Free Church in Lincoln with the Rev. David Wold and the Rev. Jim Brown officiating, burial will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Elmhurst Cemetery in St. Paul. The relatives will receive friends starting at 9 a.m. on Tuesday at the church.

Lucille Lembke

Posted on 4/1/2012

BAXTER — Lucille “Chub” Lembke, 78, of Baxter, died March 30 at St. Cloud Hospital. Services will be 11:00 a.m. April 2 at the Brenny Funeral Chapel in Baxter. Family and friends are welcome to gather one hour prior to services. A reception will be held in Brenny’s Reception Room following services. Interment will be at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery near Camp Ripley.

Betty Knutson

Posted on 3/29/2012

PINE CITY — Betty Knutson, age 98, of Pine City, Minn., formerly of Pine River, passed away Thursday, March 29, 2012, at the Lakeside Medical Center in Pine City. Funeral services will at 1 p.m. Monday, April 2, 2012, at the First Lutheran Church in Pine River. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday evening at the Kline Funeral Home in Pine River and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church Monday. Burial will be in the Pine Ridge Cemetery, Pine River. The Kline Funeral Home of Pine River is in charge of the arrangements.

Randy W. Voss

Randy W. Voss

Posted on 3/28/2012

Randy Warren Voss, age 43, of Brainerd, Minn., died March 25, 2012. Randy was born July 21, 1968, in St. Paul, to Robert and Donna (Metz) Voss.
Randy was employed as a laborer/custodial engineer. His interests included classic muscle cars, motorcycles, BMX, stubby and monster trucks. He was the most proud of his five children. He was always the “go to” brother for anything and everything.

Antoinette M. Bednar

Posted on 3/28/2012

GENOLA — Antoinette M. Bednar, 68-year-old resident of Genola, Minn., passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at her home in Genola, Minn. Arrangements are with the Shelley-Virnig Funeral Chapel in Pierz, Minn.

Dennis A. Miller

Posted on 3/28/2012

AITKIN — Dennis A. Miller, 61, of Aitkin, died March 26, 2012, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. He was born July 8, 1950, in Aitkin to Arnold and Mildred (Hanson) Miller. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in the Vietnam War. Dennis was united in marriage to Patti Kohout on Oct. 23, 1971, in McGregor. He worked for N.W. Gas in Aitkin and CAP Gas in Kettle River. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, smoking meats, wood working and collecting and polishing agates. He was a member of the Aitkin American Legion Lee Post No. 86.