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Arnold Reznechek, age 76, of Wadena, Minnesota passed away on December 1, 2022 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Funeral Services were held on Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at Karvonen Funeral Home in Wadena, Minnesota with Pastor Dave Seaton officiating. Pallbearers were Steve Brand, Seth Iverson, Don Reznechek, Richard Reznechek, Ian Richter and Tim…

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Mark Hanson 1963 – 2022

Mark Daniel Hanson, age 59 of Akeley, MN passed away peacefully at United Hospital in St. Paul, MN on November 21, 2022, after battling a multitude of medical issues for the past year Mark experienced respiratory failure. Mark was born July 6, 1963, at St. Joseph’s hospital in Park Rapids, MN. He was born to…

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Dale Moberg 1930 – 2022

Dale Iver Moberg, 92, Park Rapids, MN passed away Monday, November 21, 2022. Dale was born August 28, 1930 in Mantrap Township to Axel and Ellamae (Hensel) Moberg. He grew up in the Park Rapids area. As a young man he served in the US Navy. Throughout the years he lived in Itasca Park, Lake…

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Susan Kinnunen 1964 – 2022

Susan Muriel Kinnunen (Wiita) age 57 passed away on November 21 at her home in Battle Lake, MN. Sue was born on December 14, 1964 in Duluth to Arnold and Flora Wiita. As a young child the family moved from Duluth to Minneapolis. Later they moved to Sebeka where she attended and graduated from Sebeka…

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Walter Ketola 1943 – 2022

Walter Arthur Ketola, 79, died peacefully on November 22, 2022, while surrounded by members of his loving family in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Walter was born on April 8, 1943, in Wakefield, Michigan. He married his sweetheart, Elvi (Aho) Ketola, on August 28, 1966, at the home of the bride’s parents in Wolf Lake, Minnesota. Walter…

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Alvin Pulju 1931 – 2022

Alvin Arnold Pulju, age 91, of Menahga, MN passed away Saturday November 5, 2022 surrounded by family members. Born to Jack and Ester Pulju on August 13, 1931. Alvin, an Army Veteran, worked for the United States postal office in Minneapolis and was a school bus driver. He was a great son, brother, husband and…

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Melvin Hotakainen 1941-2022

Melvin Kenneth Hotakainen ventured into his new hunting grounds in glory on November 13, 2022. He passed at home, after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 81. Mel was the fourth of nine children born to Arne and Kaino (Heino) Hotakainen on August 21, 1941. He grew up on the family farm in Paddock…

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Judith Nielsen 1941 – 2022

Judith Mae (Heino) Nielsen of Wadena, MN was called home by her Heavenly Father Saturday November 12, 2022. Judy was born December 17, 1941, to William and Esther (Carpenter) Heino at their home in Sebeka, MN. She graduated from Sebeka High School in 1959. After graduation she worked at Sloan’s Resort in Park Rapids before…

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Charles Winkels 1940 – 2022

Charles (Chuck) Clarence Winkels of Sebeka, MN passed away surrounded by his family members after a long illness on November 11, 2022. Chuck was born on October 17, 1940 to Michael and Olivia (Fieber) Winkels. He was the 4th of 10 children and was raised on a farm near Valley City, ND. He was baptized,…

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Lyle Downer 1948 – 2022

Lyle Allen Downer died on November 10, 2022 in his home in Huntersville, MN at the age of 74 years, 9 months, and 19 days. Lyle was born to Fay and Ruby Downer in Huntersville, on January 22, 1948. He went through country school and on to Menahga school and graduated from there to the…

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