Robert Norberg obituary

Dec 26, 2023
Robert (“Bob”) Norberg, 88, passed away on Tuesday, December 19, 2023, after a short illness.  Known for his devotion to family, friends, and community, and for his sense of humor, Bob was never above a bad pun or a good practical joke.  Over the years, he touched countless lives through his...

Richard Junior Gerken obituary

Dec 26, 2023
Richard Junior Gerken, 94, of Lake City and formerly of Zumbro Falls, passed away on Thursday, December 21, 2023, at Elysian Assisted Living in Lake City. He was born at home in Zumbro Falls on October 12, 1929, to Richard and Johanna (Klindworth) Gerken. He was baptized on October 26, 1929, at...

Melinda Berkeland

Dec 22, 2023
Melinda Rae Berkeland, 68, of Lake City, passed away Wednesday, December 20, 2023, at her home surrounded by family.  Melinda was a lifelong educator and musician and touched the lives of many through these gifts. She laughed easily and often and was a gracious and generous hostess at many parties...

James Sheridan obituary

Dec 22, 2023
James C. Sheridan, 90, born October 10, 1933, passed away peacefully on December 14, 2023, with his family by his side.Jim’s life was anchored by a deep sense of pride and unwavering dedication to the values he held dear. At the core of his identity was his faith. Jim was baptized and confirmed in...

Dorothy Hanson obituary

Dec 22, 2023
Dorothy A. Hanson, age 87, of Faribault died on Saturday, December 16, 2023, at Allina Faribault Medical Center surrounded by her family.Memorial services will be held at First English Lutheran Church, Faribault on January 5, 2024, at 10:30 a.m. with the Reverend Mark E. Johnson officiating....

David Courtier obituary

Dec 18, 2023
David William Courtier died of cancer peacefully on December 2, 2023 in Lake City, Minn., the town where he was born to Gilbert and Evelyn on February 5, 1947. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Diane. He is survived by his wife Dawn (Rader), his son Samuel, and his brother...

Raymond Plank obituary

Dec 11, 2023
Raymond Plank, 91, of Lake City, passed away at the Mayo Lake City Hospital on Saturday, December 9, 2023.Raymond was born on January 22, 1932 to Herbert and Delores (Eastman) Plank in Wabasha County. Raymond attended school at Our Redeemer Lutheran School in Wabasha and graduated in 1947. On...

Lawrence Boe obituary

Dec 11, 2023
Lawrence W. Boe passed away on Saturday, November 4, 2023. He retired in 2000 after a 30-year career in law enforcement with the city of Hawthorne, Calif. He also worked at Paso Robles High School for several years with campus security. He is survived by his wife Kathy, son Michael, and daughter...

Gary Freiburg obituary

Dec 11, 2023
It is with great sadness we announce that Gary L. Freiburg, 78, of Lake City, Minn. passed away on Dec. 3, 2023. He was born on June 26, 1945.He was predeceased by his parents Alois and Loretta (Kloser) Freiburg; sisters Donna (Dick) Miller, Janet (Art) Tietjen, Lori Rehm; brothers Tom and Rodney;...

Doris Gary obituary

Dec 4, 2023
Doris Isolene Gary, 93, of Zumbro Falls, passed away on Thursday, November 30, 2023, at Green Prairie Rehabilitation Center in Plainview. She was born March 12, 1930, in Oronoco, Minn. to Floyd and Tressa (Brower) Williamson. On April 30, 1946, she married Reuben Gary in Pine Island.Doris lived...


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