Mary Ann Lusti

1945-2019 Mary Ann (Koski) Lusti passed away peacefully on September 2, 2019 at the age of 74, at her home in Duluth, Minnesota. She was born to Arthur and Hilma Koski on March 12, 1945, in Cando, North Dakota. Mary Ann married Milton Lusti on December 1, 1962. They have a daughter, Karen (Doug) Peterson,…

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Shari Lee Croskrey

1961-2019 Shari Lee (Torma) Croskrey of Park Rapids, Minnesota, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at Essentia Health in Fargo, North Dakota. Shari was born January 12, 1961 to Ronald and MaryAnn Torma. She graduated from Menahga High School with the class of 1979. After high school she worked various jobs for multiple…

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Earl Keskey

1931-2019 Earl Edward Keskey, 88, of Sebeka Minnesota, passed away on September 1, 2019 in Marquette, Michigan. Earl was born in Wakefield, Michigan on April 16, 1931 to Ernest and Mamie (Bajari) Keskey. At the age of six, his family moved to the family homestead farm on Cokato Lake in Cokato, Minnesota. He attended Temperance…

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Terry Petersen

1948-2019 Terry William Petersen was born on August 23, 1948 in Wadena, Minnesota and died on May 4, 2019 at his home in Spring, Texas at 10:30 a.m. Terry’s parents, William F. Petersen and Mary Lou DeLapp Petersen, preceded him in death. Terry is survived by his wife of 41 years, Audrey Erickson Johns Petersen,…

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Trudi Nevala

1973-2019 Trudi Sue (Peka) Nevala, age 46 of Wolf Lake, Minnesota passed away on August 20, 2019. She was born to Isaac and Marilyn Nevala on August 14, 1973 in Litchfield. She graduated from Sebeka High School in 1991. Trudi had many accomplishments throughout her life, including serving in the U.S. Army for four years,…

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Rudolph Ernest Ollanketo

1930-2019 Rudolph Ernest Ollanketo, 88, born October 11, 1930 in Marengo, Wisconsin, died from complications of Parkinson’s disease on August 25, 2019 at Green Pine Acres nursing home in Menahga. Rudy was preceded in death by his parents George and Aina (Hannula) Ollanketo, his grandson Jeffrey Ollanketo, his siblings: Gladys Miller, Margaret Hepokoski, Elden Ollanketo,…

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Aleshia Marlene Greenwaldt

1988-2019 Aleshia Marlene Greenwaldt, formerly of Menahga, Minnesota died on August 18, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, at the age of 30 years, 8 months and 20 days. Aleshia was born to Jeff and Tammy (Kirckof) Greenwaldt on November 29, 1988 at Tri County Hospital in Wadena. Aleshia was baptized and confirmed in…

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Jon Alan Dykeman

1970-2019 Jon Alan Dykeman passed away peacefully on August 18, 2019, after a serious illness in the hospital in Fairbanks, Alaska. Jon was born on December 7, 1970, on Long Island, New York, to Ronald Paul Dykeman of Nebraska and Karen Ann Wesala Knapp of Sebeka, Minnesota. He grew up with his three older brothers…

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Kathryn Louise Nelson

1943-2019 Kathryn Louise Nelson was born on January 22, 1943 in Straight River Township, Hubbard County, Minnesota. She attended straight River County School till 8th grade then went to Menahga High School. On February 14, 1960 she married the love of her life, Sydney George Nelson at Bethel Lutheran Church in Paddock Township. Their marriage…

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Taner Berttunen

1992 – 2019 Our brave, charismatic, funny, humble, kind, and beautiful son and brother passed away on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at the age of 26 years, 7 months, and 27 days. Born to us, Randy and Jacqueline on December 7, 1992. Taner was dedicated to Christian Faith to God February 27, 1993. Did he…

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